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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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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!



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Re: Woodstock Tues May 17th?

Im seeing W most of the day and fairly strong until late afternoon around 4-5pm when the velocity starts to taper off and.... more

Tue May 17, 2022 1:08 AM

Re: Woodstock Tues May 17th?

NWS. One of the most inaccurate sources of forecasts I have found over the 30+ years I have been logging weather data. .... more

Tue May 17, 2022 12:56 AM

Re: Woodstock Tues May 17th?

What the heck? NWS surface text 'cast for tomorrow, as of 8:15pm Monday: "Sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest win.... more

Tue May 17, 2022 12:32 AM

Re: Woodstock Tues May 17th?

Looks like a later-rather-than-earlier kind of forecast, so I'll make my call around noon tomorrow. ETA 2-ish if things l.... more

Mon May 16, 2022 9:49 PM