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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!



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Re: HC 2024

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HC 2024

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Sat Jun 22, 2024 4:34 PM

Blue Sky/Manquin

Reposting from the CHGPA Google group: Update on BlueSky Hang Gliding in Richmond From: Shane Mo.... more

Fri Jun 7, 2024 2:30 PM

Informal Club Happy Hour- June 6

Informal club happy hour tomorrow Thursday, June 6, starting at 7pm. All pilots and friends are welcome! Lo.... more

Wed Jun 5, 2024 4:03 PM