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New FAA Regulations for Drones: What You Need to Know

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As an aeronautics school, we have certainly taken note of the fact that drones are soaring in popularity. They can be used to take incredible aerial videos, to race other drones, and to fly just for fun on a nice day. Though these small aircrafts seem negligible compared to the commercial planes soaring through the […]

Boeing Update: FAA Under Ongoing Investigations

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Two months after the second crash, Boeing 737 Max is still grounded and investigations are underway. The giant American company made unfortunate worldwide news when two of its 737 Max planes crashed less than 5 months apart. Since that time, countries around the world have grounded the plane, including the hesitant United States, and the […]

Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 Grounded

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According to the National Safety Council, there is a 1 in 103 chance of dying in a motor vehicle crash and only a 1 in 188,364 chance of dying as a passenger on an airplane. In fact, you are more likely to die from an accidental gun discharge, sunstroke, or bee stings than you are […]

The Life of An Aircraft Dispatcher

As an aircraft dispatcher school, we want our dispatcher program to prepare our students for not just the many responsibilities associated with being an aircraft dispatcher, but also for what comes with it – the life of an aircraft dispatcher. At Sheffield School of Aeronautics, we want to share with you all of the highs […]

Women in Aviation

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It may come as no surprise to learn that men vastly outnumber women in numerous jobs in the aviation field. When we think of women in aviation, we often think of flight attendants or the people working behind the counters. It is much less common to see a female pilot or a female aircraft dispatcher. […]

National Pilot Crisis: What you Need to Know About the Pilot Shortage

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As an aeronautics school, we closely follow aviation job trends. While our focus is on flight dispatcher programs and helping our students get their aircraft dispatcher license, the national pilot crisis is alarming for everyone in the field. At Sheffield School of Aeronautics, we have everything you need to know about the pilot shortage.

4 Pilot Rules Everyone Should Live By

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A good pilot follows many rules and regulations in order to have a successful career. While some are complicated and specifically related to planes, others can actually be applied to life.

Boeing Global Services Unveils $2.1B in Deals, Providing People with More Jobs

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In recent news, Boeing Global Services unveiled $2.3 billion worth of agreements with airlines and governments. The deal showed to have agreements to add more servicing business in modifications and maintenance, digital aviation and analytics, and training and professional services.

Sheffield’s Pick: Best Aviation Blogs to Follow in 2018

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Are there any aviation enthusiasts out there? If you’re interested in a career in aviation or you are already involved in the industry, then you’re probably spending a lot of time talking and reading about aviation. Sheffield looked at the best aviation blogs of the past year and decided which were our favorites. These are […]

Future Pilot Shortage Will Lead to Self-Flying Planes

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We’ve heard of self-driving cars and the advancement that companies like Tesla Motors have made that have the auto industry buzzing. The first industry to really make an impact in self-driving cars is likely to be ride sharing apps like Uber and Lyft. But what about self-flying planes? Unlike self-driving cars, self-flying planes will be […]

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