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Loss of Control in Flight Accidents and Air Traffic Dispatchers

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Loss of Control in Flight Accidents  One of the most dangerous flight accidents that air traffic dispatchers have to deal with is an accident due to loss of control. A loss of control accident, or LOC, involves an unintended departure of an aircraft from a controlled flight. In other words, loss of control accidents occur […]

Managing Stress as A Dispatcher

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Managing Air Traffic Dispatch Stress  There is no secret that being an air traffic dispatcher is an extremely stressful job. If you are considering earning your flight dispatch license, you may be wondering how you could manage the inevitable stress that comes with the job. Being an air traffic dispatcher is an extremely demanding and […]

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. […]

Airline Tickets and Tax Deductibles

Are Airline Tickets Tax Deductible? As a flight dispatch training center, we know the ins and outs of the aviation industry. As a result, we pick up on a few tips and tricks to save money and make life a little easier. Being an airline dispatcher school, we love sharing knowledge! Learn if airline tickets […]

Flying During the Holidays

How to Fly Cheap During the Holidays  Holidays are synonymous with family and food. An issue many families encounter is attempting to combine the two as many families are spread out across counties, states, or even countries at times. As a result, flying during the holidays sometimes becomes a necessity. While some may welcome a […]

How Many Planes Are in the Air At Any One Time?

Air Travel by the Numbers Air travel is becoming increasingly important as our world becomes more and more connected. A look at air travel over time shows a steady increase in air travel, omitting of course effects from COVID. It is estimated that around 800 flights depart in one day from New York City’s JFK […]

Jobs With the Highest Aviation Salary

Top 5 Salaries in the Field of Aviation The field of aviation is a growing industry with an exciting future. When people think of professions in the aviation industry, most will probably think of pilots, baggage handlers, and flight attendants. However, most of the employees in the aviation industry are not seen when you travel. […]

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