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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 Apr 1
2017 National Cherry Blossom Kite Festival

Mon Mar 20
Spring Equinox Meetup

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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

Re: High Rock???

Mike sorry to hear about your encounter with a dust devil and hope you are mending good. Most of the local hang gliding p.... more

Thu Aug 24, 2017 3:00 AM

Re: High Rock???

Mike I'm glad to hear you are on the mend. I just read the article. What a bunch of crap. Controlled falling? Same go.... more

Wed Aug 23, 2017 11:28 PM

Re: High Rock???

Wow. That's a hell of a concussion. Sounds like your vision was good enough to see the eclipse though. I saw the total.... more

Wed Aug 23, 2017 7:02 PM

Re: High Rock???

[quote="mingram":5umadwz3]Damn! Sorry about your accident! Glad no broken bones. Is there any paragliding in.... more

Wed Aug 23, 2017 5:32 PM