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Winter Flying

SPRING IS COMING! It’s been a long winter and most pilots hibernated indoors. Though some travelled south for more tropical flying weather in Colombia, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Chile… […]

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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

Perlan Project, Dinner/Presentation Opportunity

Mid-Atlantic Soaring Association is hosting Jim Payne, chief pilot for the Perlan Project, at its annual Banquet. The Per.... more

Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:55 PM

Re: Smithsburg; Friday, Jan 11

Good day! By 1PM, conditions mellowed yielding ideal training conditions until sunset. Nick had 6 solid flights. Ward.... more

Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:11 PM

Re: Woodstock tomorrow Fri. 1-11-19

Have to work. Knut.... more

Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:58 PM

Re: Woodstock tomorrow Fri. 1-11-19

Hey Gary It looks good to me but I have to work. Given the forecast for snow this weekend, it may be the last time for .... more

Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:35 PM