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Spring XC Flying!

June 22, 2017 April started with a Wave flight by Ward Odenwald The flight was scary good. Read his write-up on the forums here. May brought a mixture of […]

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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.



Sat Sep 23
BBQ, Camping, Site Maintenance, and Flying!

Thu Sep 7
September Meeting

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Join Us!

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

Pulpit 10/20

A number of pg pilots going today..... more

Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:15 PM

Re: Woodstock Mon Oct. 16

Joe was set up when I arrived so we got him to launch at 1:00. Too gusty so he backed down and he had to leave for a dinn.... more

Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:11 AM

Re: Woodstock Mon Oct. 16

Winds backed down considerably by sunset in Bethesda, hoping to hear that conditions turned out well at Woodstock!.... more

Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:01 AM

Re: Woodstock Mon Oct. 16

Too gusty for me..... more

Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:36 PM