Peter Schlichting

Assistant Professor of Aeronautical Science
Aeronautical Science Department
College of Aviation - Campus

Office Hours

Tuesdays: 11:15a - 12:30p Wednesdays: 2:30p – 5:00p

Areas of Expertise

Adult Education

Airline Operations 

Airline Dispatch Operations 

Airline Flight Operations 

Airline Pilot Operations 

Airline Pilot Training

Crew Resource Management

Emotional Intelligence

Flight Management Systems

Organizational Leadership

Threat and Error Management 

Peter Schlichting

41 years experience in civil aviation as a commercial pilot (26,000+ flight hours)

33 years experience – airline pilot flying B737, B757 & A320 series passenger jets

31 consecutive years as a Captain, B737, B757 & A320 series jets – US, Alaska, Canada, Hawaii & Mexico

Retired American Airlines Captain

FAA licensed Aircraft Dispatcher

I have been a faculty member with the university since 2012 starting out as an adjunct assistant professor with ERAU Worldwide at their Phoenix-Mesa campus. I taught there for five years before transferring to the Prescott residential campus in 2017 and have been a full-time assistant professor since 2019.

I am a Doctor of Education doctoral candidate (ABD) with Northcentral University (51 of 54 credits completed) with a summer 2022 graduation.

  • M.A.S. - Master of Aeronautical Science in Aviation Aerospace Management, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • B. - Bachelor in Professional Aeronautics: Corporate Pilot, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

  • AS 410: Airline Dispatch Operations
  • AS 435: Electronic Flt Mngmnt Systems
  • AS 420: Flight Technique Analysis

ASCI309 Aerodynamics, ASCI310 Aircraft Performance, AS387 Crew Resource Management, AS402 Airline Operations, AS410 Airline Dispatch Operations, AS420 Flight Technique Analysis, AS435 Electronic Flight Management Systems, BA327 Airline-Airport Operations, and UNIV101 College Success

33 years experience as an airline pilot with American Airlines




Aircraft Dispatcher

10 years teaching experience with the university

Adjunct Assistant Professor: (2012 - 2019)

  • Prescott Campus: 2017 - 2019
  • Worldwide Campus (Phoenix-Mesa): 2012 – 2016

Allied Pilots Association

Kappa Delta Pi – International Honor Society in Education

Airline Dispatchers Federation

American Association of Airport Executives  

The National Society of Leadership and Success – Northcentral University Chapter

Teaching Satisfaction Award (2020) – Prescott Campus COA

Adjunct Faculty of the Year (2018-2019) – Prescott Campus COA