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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

Sacramento Sunday May 31st

Looks like an excellent day shaping up at the SAC. Now that the world has forever changed, those who rarely/haven't flow.... more

Thu May 28, 2020 3:07 PM

Daniels Mountain Road Maintenance

Please hold off from making donations at this time. There are concerns from other landowners. I'll be reaching out to lan.... more

Sun May 24, 2020 9:40 PM

Re: Sat @ WS?

Looks light at Woodstock all afternoon. We will need to get a thermal to have a chance of staying up. I still plan on f.... more

Sat May 23, 2020 12:15 PM

Re: Sat @ WS?

PGs are actually worried uppers are too strong for Woodstock. The forecast for lift looks great. Could be nice for HG in .... more

Fri May 22, 2020 6:18 PM