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I don’t know about you, but during my training in the Northeastern US, I learned to fly around NYC and later I was based out of DCA, I was told how to deal with heavy ATC traffic, how to manage … Continue reading
Guatemala is one of the most beautiful countries to fly in. The scenery is fabulous, where in the world can you fly watching two active volcanos at the same time, only in Guatemala… The flying community in Guatemala is extremely … Continue reading
Iztapa is a popular destination for members of the Aeroclub. On week-ends you will have the runway on your own most of the times and on normal week-ends you might find one other pilot in the pattern. Iztapa is usually … Continue reading
These days visibility has not been great, so I made sure to revisit key points here in Guatemala. Visual meteorological conditions (VMC) at the La Aurora Airport require a cloud ceiling of at least 1,500 ft and visibility of at … Continue reading
Not long ago on a flight from Iztapa to La Aurora there was another plane flying the exact same route and altitude. Not being sure if the plane was faster (it took off from Iztapa a couple of minutes later), … Continue reading
As a follow-up to the post about Chinaja checkpoint, here is list of checkpoints that Guatemala air traffic controllers commonly refer to.
You didn’t know where Chinaja is located? You wonder why this should interest you? Sierra Chinaja is located in the north of Alta Verapaz very close to the border of the Peten region. I had never heard of Chinaja before … Continue reading
This new webcam was created for Guatemala Skies exclusively. The camera points to the south, including both routes to the Pacific (Canyon de Palin & Echo de Pacaya). The picture will update every 5 minutes. Hopefully this webcam will proof … Continue reading
I have made several improvements to the Density Altitude Tool. It now works many global airports around the world. I believe this is a very useful tool and you find it useful too. Enjoy!