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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: Pulpit Sunday, 23

The direction *does* look good, plus a chance to fly in some light snow showers Sunday afternoon, which would be cool........ more

Sun Jan 23, 2022 1:09 AM

Pulpit Sunday, 23

The wind forecast is looking good at the Pulpit on Sunday. Temps are upper 20s. Is anyone interested? Allan B..... more

Thu Jan 20, 2022 12:37 AM

Brad Foster 2022 Memorial Fly In

I was just contacted by Krista Foster, owner of North Mountain Vineyards, and the widow of Brad Foster, a long time supp.... more

Tue Jan 18, 2022 11:07 PM

Re: Smithsburg Sunday Jan. 16th

Mother Nature is putting the kibosh on Smithsburg this Sunday. Drat. Was looking forward to it. Another time. Bacil.... more

Thu Jan 13, 2022 10:03 PM