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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: 501 (Bethel) Sunday October 18th

Here is what I posted on Hynerclub@googlegroups: I flew 501 today (Sunday) got off in a good straight in cycle and had no.... more

Tue Oct 20, 2020 1:12 AM

Re: 501 (Bethel) Sunday October 18th

Allan looking forward to your report on your 501 flight. Bacil.... more

Mon Oct 19, 2020 12:51 PM

Re: Pulpit Saturday Oct. 16th

I agree with Allan. It was good air but the thermals were narrow and there was sink between them. I was up then down to.... more

Mon Oct 19, 2020 1:50 AM

Re: Pulpit Saturday Oct. 16th

Big air at the Pulpit on Saturday 17, 2020. Even though the wind was light at launch the conditions were strong. I got to.... more

Sun Oct 18, 2020 11:36 PM