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What Are the Different Types of Flight Plans?

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Those that are interested in becoming flight or aircraft dispatchers might be surprised to discover that there are actually many different types of flight plans that accomplish different functions, depending on the weather and the flight zone that you will be flying over. As an experienced aircraft dispatching school, Sheffield School of Aeronautics is here […]

Can It Be Too Hot to Fly?

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It is no secret that the temperature that a plane will be flying in is one of the top considerations for pilots and aircraft dispatchers. As we have detailed in the past, having extremely cold temperatures could delay flights, but can it be too hot to fly? Sheffield School of Aeronautics, an experienced flight dispatcher […]

Can I Bring Lysol Wipes on a Plane?

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If you are going to be flying on a commercial flight anytime soon, you may be wondering if you are allowed to bring certain hygienic or cleaning products with you on your flights. This might include hand sanitizer, rubbing alcohol, or even Lysol wipes. These are useful for keeping yourself clean and even ensuring the […]

Rubbing Alcohol on a Plane?

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Can You Bring Rubbing Alcohol on a Plane? 

Loss of Control in Flight Accidents and Air Traffic Dispatchers

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Managing Stress as A Dispatcher

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Why is Flight Dispatch a Good Way to Start a Career in Aviation?

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Why Is a Flight Dispatcher Career a Good Way to Get Into Aviation?  Why is a flight dispatcher a good way to get into aviation? That may be a question that people that are just entering the workforce or are unsure of where to take the next step in their career, becoming a flight dispatcher […]

The Recent History of U.S. Airline Mergers

Airline Mergers in the United States The past few decades have completely upended the airline industry. The events of September 11, 2001, changed the air travel experience forever and paved the way for a parade of airline mergers and airline acquisitions. Sheffield School of Aeronautics in Fort Lauderdale, the world’s oldest and most reputable aircraft […]

How Many Military Aircraft Does the U.S. Have?

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  The Largest Group of Military Aircraft in the World The United States military operates, by far, the largest fleet of combat aircraft in the world. Sheffield School of Aeronautics, the world’s oldest and most reputable aircraft dispatcher school, takes a look at the size of this mighty squadron.

What Are The Best Ways to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets?

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Finding Cheaper Plane Tickets We all know the feeling. You’re ready for a much-needed vacation, perhaps to a tropical beach, a big city, or somewhere off the grid. You know exactly when you want to go, your days off from work are approved, and you’re ready to start planning the details. There is one problem. […]

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