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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: Accident Report 4/23/21

Quick glider repair. Steve had saved the keel from the 1st S2 I had that had been totalled from the 3/4/2017 launch acci.... more

Fri May 14, 2021 10:20 PM

Re: Accident Report 4/23/21

Been out of the loop due to work... Very sorry to hear about your launch accident Bacil, glad you are ok! You've been fly.... more

Fri May 14, 2021 9:21 PM

Re: Sacramento Wednesday 5-12-21

Jim's flight. Just talked to Jim. I'll summarize it in a few sentences. Jim got snowed on, sleeted on, and rained on, .... more

Thu May 13, 2021 9:56 AM

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