On my way south touring the Americas I noticed a series of impressive volcanoes just south of Mexico City. This little loop on the Training Server in a TBM-930 takes a closer look at these volcanoes. Cruising altitude was 13000 ft and flight time was 70 min. Local time was around 1 PM.
Route: MM20 to MM20
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#1. Taking off from Córdoba (MM20) with Pico de Orizaba in the background.
#2. Flying past the eastern face of Pico de Orizaba.
#3. Flying north of Pico de Orizaba and Las Cumbres volcano.
#4. Flying past Serdán Oriental volcano, with Popocatépeti in the distance.
#5. Flying past Popocatépeti volcano.
#6. Flying past Iztaccihuati volcano.
- Flying north of Iztacchuati and Popocatépeti volcanoes to the east of Mexico City.
- Flying South of Pico de Orizaba on the return to Córdoba.
- Heading in to land at Córdoba (MM20).