Author Archives: admin

Trim Check

There are many items on the checklists, that simply state “CHECK”. Some of these are probably pretty straight forward, but do we really know what we are looking for? Elevator trim was one of those that I didn’t really know … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Filing a Flight Plan with AIS

When flying out of Guatemala City, you have to file a flight plan. Usually I file my flight plans through the Aeroclub. I know that most of the pilots file through the Aeroclub or the Circulo Aereo. But what if … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Pictures from night flight over Guatemala

Check out the Guatemala Skies Picture Gallery for new pictures added from the last night flight over Guatemala City!

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Video added to Gallery – Flight from Roatan to Tegucigalpa

A new video was added to the Guatemala Skies Video Gallery. This video was shot in January 2015. The flight was conducted under simulated instrument conditions (wearing foggles) with an CFII on-board. After an instrument takeoff from Roatan the flight … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Roatan Trip Pictures published

Click on the picture below and go check out Guatemala Skies Picture.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

New Article on IFR Holding Patterns

A new article was published about IFR Holding Patterns. At least in my mind, it seems relatively simple to fly a holding pattern, but still I found several ways of doing it wrong, so I came up with 5 ways … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A new article about IFR equipment

A new article was posted under the Articles tab. Check it out… IFR Equipment Considerations

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Webcam live again

Hello All, The webcam with view to the south of Guatemala City is live again! Every minute a new picture will be uploaded to Guatemala Skies. The camera has a new location. Special thanks to MJ, who allows the camera … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Runway Hold Short Markings

The hold short line is something all pilots are familiar with. Something we also vaguely remember for the ground school class with all other airport markings. In Guatemala we only get to see a subset of airport markings and the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

A new video was added to the Guatemala Skies Video Gallery. This video was taken in Iztapa and shows a Cessna 172 XP take-off from that private grass strip at close to full weight.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment