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Jeff Mar 09, 2016 3326 views

What's the difference between a flight dispatcher and an air traffic controller?

I want to communicate with pilots over the radio to ensure they are getting to and from each airport safely. Which job does that? A flight dispatcher or an air traffic controller? This question was posted by a CareerVillage administrator on behalf of the students of CareerVillage. #aviation...

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Everette Mar 09, 2016 2510 views

Does each airline have its own set of dispatchers or do the dispatchers work for the airport?

If I wanted to one day become a flight dispatcher, who do I apply for the job with? Can I be a flight dispatcher and service different airlines or would I be contracted by one specific airline? This question was posted by a CareerVillage administrator on behalf of the students of CareerVillage....

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Kingsley Mar 09, 2016 1416 views

What are some jobs in the aviation industry that rely heavily on advanced technology?

I really want to work with technology. I also love airplanes and wold love to work in the airline industry. What kinds of technology is used in the industry? What are my career options to get involved? This question was posted by a CareerVillage administrator on behalf of the students of...

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Jose Mar 07, 2016 1381 views

I know that pilots learn using simulators, but when they make the transition to piloting a real flight, how different /difficult is it?

Can you describe what it's like going from learning how to fly a plane using a simulator to what it's like actually flying one? Is it a really difficult transition or do the simulators feel so much like real life that it's not that different? I'm also interested to know how long the first few...