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Winter (or is it?)

It’s January 2020 and officially winter, but it’s almost 70 degrees with sunny skies so of course people are outside flying! Paragliders went to Woodstock where the road has been washed out […]

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Who We Are

The CHGPA is an active club of around 100 pilots in the DC/VA/MD/PA region.  We’re dedicated to the growth and safety of hang gliding and paragliding.  We have monthly meetups and fly year-round at many sites within 2 hours from DC.



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Members get access to CHGPA insured flying sites, up-to-date Google Site Guide, and email group.  We revamped Woodstock launch Nov. 2016 and need your support to keep our flying sites open and safe!



From the Forums

Re: report about my accident, Woodstock, June 11, 2020

Agree, nothing better than replaced the control bar/plastic wheel combination with a round aluminum bar and pneumatic ti.... more

Wed Jul 29, 2020 4:54 PM

Re: report about my accident, Woodstock, June 11, 2020

Walt, thanks for telling us what happened. Looking back at that afternoon to help the rest of us is a difficult task to .... more

Tue Jul 28, 2020 2:16 PM

Re: Flying on Sun26July

It was a fun day although I did not get that high, 3500 msl was my best. Thanks to Mark, Bacil, Peter, and Rich for helpi.... more

Tue Jul 28, 2020 2:25 AM

Re: report about my accident, Woodstock, June 11, 2020

Heal quickly my friend. Thanks for posting your account. There is nothing more terrifying than seeing the ground go by.... more

Mon Jul 27, 2020 8:49 PM