Top 3 Aircraft Dispatcher Books

Aircraft dispatcher books aren’t just the plain old boring text you might expect at first. Sure there are the nonfiction textbooks that anyone student at aircraft dispatch school has to study from. There are also more than a few that highlight the intrigue and thrill of a life dedicated to aircraft travel. Sheffield School of Aeronautics aviation bookstore has a list of all the titles that are covered in the first part of the course. Here are some additional aircraft dispatch books that will either spark your passion for a career in air travel or fan the flames:  

Flight Plan to The Flight Deck (Judy Traver) – This nonfiction book is almost 20 years old and still a mainstay for career flight dispatchers. If you are on the fence about any career path in the skies, this book will offer a checklist that will help you make the right decision. There are tips to success and ways to avoid pitfalls. If you want to start your career off right or decide is aircraft dispatch is right for you, pick up this book now. 

Margin for Error: None (Brian Power-Waters) – A retired pilot pays tribute the behind the scenes jobs related to the airline industry. Although the book focuses on air traffic controllers there is still a lot of important and valuable information pertaining to the industry that you will be an integral part of! 

93 Seconds to Disaster (Brian Power-Waters) – Another one from the retired pilot. This book focuses on an air disaster that took place on November 12th 2001. The disaster is not well known particularly because it took place only 2 months after the 9/11 tragedies. It is a fantastic way to see how much goes into a single flight. A great insight into the world of airlines and a great aircraft dispatcher book. 

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