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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 Sep 23
BBQ, Camping, Site Maintenance, and Flying!

Thu Sep 7
September Meeting

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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: Opinions on the GoPro Hero5 Black?

I have not seen one in person, but the promo for the new $800 Garmin VIRB 360 take it right to the level of OMG! It can .... more

Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:56 PM

Re: BlueSky, Saturday, September 16, 2017

Fun day Saturday, with nice easy truck launch to 900' and pleasant sled in smooth air. But, I mushed in to land and bough.... more

Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:07 PM

Re: BlueSky, Saturday, September 16, 2017

Being bilanguage. "Alle" in NO = "All" in US. Sorry! Music: It has character. However, if your brain .... more

Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:58 PM

BlueSky, Saturday, September 16, 2017

Good turnout this weekend at Bluesky. Flew on Saturday and had strong ambition, maybe going XC, but it got overdeveloped .... more

Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:23 AM