Links

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Interesting

Weather
NOAA Aviation Weather
Get METARs and TAFs from the NOAA site. To get all METARs and/or TAFs you can type “MG” only and all Guatemalan METARs will be displayed. Another useful feature is the possibility to show previous TAGs until 36 hours back.
NOAA International Flight Folder. Information about Winds Aloft and more. Check Area A for Guatemala.
Guatemala METAR visualized from Aviation Weather
Guatemala MGGT information from the CheckWX site. It offers the status VFC, IFC, etc. at a single glance.
Aeroclub Guatemala. On the webpage you can access the four webcams on La Aurora airport and have a virtual look on the weather from the airport’s perspective.
Hourly forcast for 10 days. Radar and model information with much useful data.
You can query METARs and TAFs here. The best feature of this site are the graphical representations of flight weather statistics. The statistics include flight rules per month, even day of month or wind profiles.
Get a feel of seasonal weather trends.
Wondering what time the sun will rise? Check out the GAISMA website to find out much more.
Official Institutions
Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (Guatemala’s FAA)
Civil Aviation Safety Security lets you file your flight plan online. To get access you need to validate the registered address with the licenses department of the DGAC Guatemala.
US Federal Aviation Administration
FAA Handbooks & Manuals. Especially recommended Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge
The FAA NOTAMS allows you to query NOTAMs online, even for Guatemala.
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. I highly recommand any pilot to become a member of AOPA. The interactive security courses are great.
More Information
This YouTube channel has several short interesting instruction videos.
Aviation Formulars. Have a look if you like to understand the mathematical ways (not with a flight computer) of calculating Aviation data points.
Free flight Guatemala Skies Friends
See visual and some instrument maps online here on this beta version. Also see the weather at a single glance for an entire area.
Ed William’s site has several interesting articles. Especially interesting is the article about the impossible turn.
This webpage is a great resource for learning. There are several free online simulators that will help you understand navigation, such as VOR or ADF. The static source simulator is also great.
An absolute MUST! Here you can listen to the ATC Tower Frequency at the La Aurora Guatemala airport (and many others!). Not only interesting for rookies who are getting started.
This site shows you flight activity around Guatemala and other airports.

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