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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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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

Re: Pulpit Sunday Dec. 4th

Sorry to hear that you guys were stranded much of the day without wirecrew Bacil .... more

Mon Dec 5, 2022 10:58 PM

Re: Pulpit Sunday Dec. 4th

On point! Arrived at noon to already soarable conditions. Winds on the ramp were moderate, and the skies overhead had l.... more

Mon Dec 5, 2022 7:44 PM

Re: Pulpit Sunday Dec. 4th

See next post..... more

Mon Dec 5, 2022 7:44 PM

Re: Option Two for Sun04Dec : Practice Day at SBurg?

Darn near perfect day at Smithsburg today. Cycles cross at times, but also straight in at times. Myself, Anthony, and Edd.... more

Sun Dec 4, 2022 9:46 PM