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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: Smithsburg Sunday Jan. 26th

Interested..... more

Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:37 PM

Re: Flying on Sunday 1/26

As of today's forecast for Sunday, looks like WS is going to be too cross (W-WSW). The Pulpit direction looks good but 20.... more

Sat Jan 25, 2020 4:18 PM

Re: Flying on Sunday 1/26

I'm interested for Woodstock this Monday and Tuesday (1/27 and 1/28). Please let me know if anyone is interested/availab.... more

Sat Jan 25, 2020 3:03 PM

Re: Flying on Sunday 1/26

Both options seem pretty iffy as of SatAM.... Sfc cast a bit light for WS. Strong 3k foreacst most of the day, so that m.... more

Sat Jan 25, 2020 2:34 PM