Aircraft Dispatch Education & Advice

Advice for Future Aircraft Dispatchers

You may find yourself asking, “Do I have what it takes to become an aircraft dispatcher?” That’s a question best answered by being informed about the ins and outs of an aircraft dispatcher’s role and responsibilities. Fortunately, Sheffield School of Aeronautics has some guidelines that should help you determine how to not only obtain one […]

Gut Instincts Still Play a Role in Aviation Industry

The aviation industry is filled with courses designed to change the way you think, to instill logic and reason, but there is still room for instinct. This deems true of aircraft dispatcher school to a certain degree as well.  Instinct cannot be bought, caught, or quantified. In fact, that is one of the reasons that […]

Why Aircraft Dispatchers Need Flight Planning Skills

Flight planning sounds very broad to anyone who is not in the aviation industry, but the term refers to a very specific set of skills that are required as part of all aircraft dispatcher jobs. Much of what an aircraft dispatcher does at work every day has a lot to do with flight planning; and although […]

Flight Dispatcher Jump Seat Etiquette

Sheffield School of Aeronautics is committed to providing the best information, news, and guides related to the aviation industry and flight dispatchers. That being said, we would like to take this opportunity to touch on a subject that is a little more light-hearted – jump seat etiquette. If you are a practicing flight dispatcher or […]

How to Find a Job as a Flight Dispatcher

  Before you begin the job search for your new career as a flight dispatcher, there are still certain tasks and skills you must acquire before obtaining a job after graduation. The first thing you should understand is the breakdown of what a flight dispatcher does, and what you need in order to begin your […]

The Benefits of a Career in Aircraft Dispatching

A typical airline has many different jobs and professions that, combined, contribute to its success. For the safety of all involved, it is important for any airline crew member to be well-trained in aeronautics. One important job of the airline industry is that of an aircraft dispatcher. An aircraft dispatcher creates a flight plan for […]

My Road To Sheffield: From Meteorologist to Dispatcher by J.Evans

My Road To Sheffield: From Meteorologist to Dispatcher I can’t remember a time when I didn’t have my head in the clouds. I was so fascinated by weather growing up that I got my bachelor’s degree in meteorology later in life. The problem was that I had no idea what to do with it after. […]

From a Store front to South Florida – Aircraft Dispatch School Selection

My journey to Sheffield began while stopping in an aviation store In Houston in the summer of 2007. In the window of the store was an advertisement for Aircraft Dispatcher classes at an area Junior College. Out of curiosity, I began to research Aircraft Dispatching as it had peaked my interested. I soon found myself […]

Flight Dispatcher Bonuses & Benefits

When determining what career path to pursue, it’s important to consider the potential pay, your ability to find a job, and the requirements and training you might need—but it’s also important to determine if you’ll enjoy it. Aircraft dispatchers not only engage in an exciting and fulfilling career, but also enjoy a number of perks […]

VA Benefits Can Help Veterans Pursue Education and Training

The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) provides various services and benefits to members of the Service, Veterans, and their families in order to honor and recognize their service to the country. One of these services is the Education Service that can help veterans find schools that are VA approved institutions, as well as assist them in […]

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