Soaring Magazine Index for 1932 to 1939 organized by subject

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Aerobatics
International aerobatic meet, June, 1939
Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs
Clubs, January, 1934, page 10
Detroit Glider Council organized, March, 1934, page 10
Activities at Northern California SS, January, 1937, page 9
C.W. Luebker, Soaring in Chicagoland, May, 1937, page 10
F.J. Sweet, University of Michigan Glider Club, June, 1937, pages 10,55
SSA Executive news, September, 1937, page 10
Gliding and soaring clubs and associations in America, December, 1937, page 9
Gliding and soaring clubs and associations in America, December, 1938, page 9
A bid for recognition, April, 1939, page 9
Club operation, July, 1939, page 10
Club news, October, 1939, page 52
American History
Soaring in America, January, 1937
America's position in motorless flight, April, 1937
The Sailplane and Glider, May, 1937, pages ,22
A review of 1937, December, 1937
A review of 1938, December, 1938
A.L. Lawrence, The good cause, March, 1939
H.N. Wightman, Our national program, April, 1939, page 60
Awards
Year round trophies, September, 1938, page 4
Competitions
Prizes and awards, August, 1937, page 4

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Birds
Soaring in nature, October, 1937, page 5
Some notes on the Albatross, October, 1937, page 6
L.J. Lesh, Soaring flight in nature, May, 1938, page 5
Bureau of Air Commerce
Bureau of Air Commerce glider regulations, January, 1936, page 7
Bureau of Air Commerce glider construction handbook, May, 1936, page 7
First anniversary, January, 1938, pages 7,53

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Civil Aeronautic Authority
The CAA soaring training program, July, 1939, page 9
Competitions
To all who believe in the future of motorless flight in America, April, 1932
News of the meet, May, 1932
The contest plans to date, June, 1932
Curtain about to go up, July, 1932
Well-it was a swell meet, August, 1932
4th National Entries rolling in, June, 1933
Preparations for contest maturing, June, 1933
It was a swell contest, September, 1933
Camp News, June, 1934
Contest information, June, 1934
1934 Virginia expedition, October, 1934, page 11
Harvard-MIT meteorological service, June, 1935, pages ,36
Second expedition to Sleeping Bear Point, December, 1935, pages 11,51
July, 1936
8th National - Rules and Regulations SSAExecutive, April, 1937
SSA Executive news, May, 1937
Gliders and sailplanes at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,,,6,6,7,7,,,22,,,25,25,,,,,,58,61
SSA Executive news, July, 1937
Post-contest impressions, August, 1937
Two weeks of soaring, August, 1937
Up on the wind - down on the sand, October, 1937, page 11
R.A. Baily, Wild flowers and soaring, July, 1938, pages 11,4
We are going ahead, August, 1938
Pilots and sailplanes they flew, August, 1938
Standing in contest, August, 1938
Smooth sailing, October, 1938, page 11
J.K. Litell, Three days at Torrey Pines, February, 1939, pages 11,33
Contest progress report preparations under way, April, 1939
Preparations for Elmira, June, 1939
The decennial celebration, July, 1939
Aerobatics
International aerobatic meet, June, 1939
Awards
Prizes and awards, August, 1937, page 4
Preliminary list of prizes and awards, July, 1938
New Silver C pilots and their performances, August, 1938
Prizes and awards, August, 1938
Points award system, September, 1938
Flights
E. Melhose, Mehlhose describes 67-mile flight, February, 1934
C. Gale, Pilot: Chester J. Decker, November, 1936, pages 19,11,22
C. Gale, Pilot: Emerson Melhose, November, 1936, pages ,22,11
C. Gale, Pilot: Albert C. Red Slatter, November, 1936, pages 22,,11
C. Gale, Pilot: Ted Bellak, November, 1936, pages 11,5,22
C. Gale, Pilot: Chester J. Decker, November, 1936, page 19
C. Gale, Pilot: Emerson Mehlhose, November, 1936
H.N. Wightman, 135 mile soaring flight, December, 1936, pages 11,60
R.C. DuPont, Distance with return, January, 1937, page 11
C.J. Decker, Cross country, February, 1937, page 11
H.N. Wightman, 135 miles in a utility glider, condensed from Gliding and Soaring Bulletin, December, 1936, March, 1937, pages 60,11
F.C. Barnes, Seven hours in a two-seater, April, 1937, page 11
E.A. Lehecka, Elmira to Richland - 109 1/2 miles in 5 1/2 hours, September, 1937, page 11
H.C. Ross, Soaring across the Poconos, October, 1937, page 11
W.P. Brown, 280 mile goal flight, September, 1939, page 11
International
The international soaring contest, September, 1937
W. Setz, The 18th Rhoen soaring contest, November, 1937, pages 22,50
Britannia soars, an account of the British national competitions, December, 1937
Local
September, 1935, page 11
Big Meadows soaring expedition, November, 1935, page 11
1937 Midwest soaring contest, September, 1937, page 11
R.A. Bailey, Soaring in Southern California, November, 1937, pages 4,11
L.B. Barringer, Wings over Wurtsboro, November, 1937, pages 5,11
an account of the 5th annual glider meet of the Associated Gliding Clubs of New Jersey, Fifth and finest, October, 1938, page 11
The Southern California meet, May, 1939, page 11
Texas takes the spotlight, June, 1939, page 11
The southwestern soaring contest, July, 1939, page 11
The Eastern states meet, August, 1939, page 11
The American Open soaring meet, September, 1939, page 11
The Eastern states meet, September, 1939, page 11
V.M. Saudek, Contest results - American Open, Eastern states, October, 1939, pages 6,11
L.B. Barringer, Hudson Valley fall meet, November, 1939, pages 5,11
R.J. Auburn, November contests - Snowbird, December, 1939, page 11
R.F. Blaine, November contests - third Chicagoland, December, 1939, pages 6,11
National
3rd National: The ball is rolling, May, 1932
Fifth annual national soaring contest to be held at Elmira, March, 1934
6th National Plans for 1935 contest, June, 1935
Sixth national soaring contest, July, 1935
Seventh annual national soaring contest, Elmira, New York, April, 1936
Seventh annual national soaring contest, May, 1936
K.O. Lange, Seventh annual national soaring contest, Elmira, New York, May, 1936
7th National - Operations Meteorological station of the SSA during 1936 contest, July, 1936
W.B. Klemperer, 7th National - Rules and Regulations Committee report, July, 1936
E.J. Sisson, Radio communications for the 7th annual soaring contest, July, 1936
7th National Post contest issue, August, 1936
New setting for Eighth Annual National Soaring Contest, January, 1937, pages ,51
8th National SSA, June, 1937
Eighth Annual National Soaring Contest, July, 1937
K.O. Lange, Looking back on the 8th annual national soaring contest, February, 1938
9th National - Rules and Regulations This year's contest, July, 1938
The story of the most successful contest: 9th National Distance, altitude, duration, August, 1938
Rules and regulations 1938-American Open soaring contest, August, 1938, page 11
Statistics of the 1938 American Open soaring contest, October, 1938, page 99
A.L. Lawrence, 10th National - Rules and. Regulations Review of the SSA annual meeting, March, 1939
The tenth annual national soaring contest, May, 1939
A.L. Lawrence, 10th National The best one yet, August, 1939
American Open soaring meet, August, 1939, page 11
Statistics of the 10th annual National soaring contest, September, 1939
Rules
A.L. Lawrence, 10th National - Rules and. Regulations Review of the SSA annual meeting, March, 1939
Sites
Steptoe soaring meet, May, 1936, pages ,51,11
Conferences and Conventions
The first national gliding and soaring conference, March, 1938
Two days in Washington, March, 1938
Construction
J. Buxton, Home construction, July, 1939, page 7
Sailplanes
H.F. Keeler, School construction, September, 1938
Static testing, November, 1939
Winches
S. Freeman, The Wings Club winch, September, 1939, pages ,22
Cover
Rene Breguet, Design for a glider trophy executed by Ernfred Anderson of Elmira and exhibited by him in the administration building on Harris Hill during the 1937 National Soaring Contest, January, 1938
Carl Thompson, The Delaware Soaring Society's Waco primary above Bellanca Field near New Castle, Delaware, February, 1938
Hans Groenhoff, A utility soaring over Mt. Meenagha, in the Ellenville area, accompanying Art Ramer's article, March, 1938
Al Hoeflich, Dan Sanborn soaring his two-seater Grunau 8 at the Altamount Pass Site of the Northern California Soaring Society, April, 1938
Possibly from the article "Soaring Flight in Nature" by L.J. Lesh, reprinted from Model Airplane News, May, 1938
Antelo Devereux, Minimoa at the 1937 National Contest, taken with a red filter, June, 1938
John Robinson's "Robin", July, 1938
Stan Corcoran and his "Cinema", August, 1938
US Navy, A Franklin PS-2, probably at Pensacola, Florida, September, 1938
Hans Groenhoff, October, 1938
A.F. Hoeflich, November, 1938
A.F. Hoeflich, December, 1938
Cross-Country Soaring
E.G. Hasse, Cross country soaring, January, 1938, pages ,
P. Riedel, Across the Continental Divide, August, 1939

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Federal Aviation Commission
Extracts from report of Federal Aviation Commission, March, 1935, page 21
Flights
Altitude
J. Robinson, Medical Aspects of Flight Wave Soaring Altitude over the desert, June, 1938
Award
Have we turned the corner?, June, 1938, page 3
Cross-country
Florida Record Bdg-1 Airplane training in a motorless plane, April, 1937, page 22
Cross-Country Soaring
C.J. Decker, Cross country, February, 1937, page 11
Desert
J. Robinson, Medical Aspects of Flight Wave Soaring Altitude over the desert, June, 1938
International
E. Nessler, Distance flight in France, May, 1937, pages 22,39
Record
Florida Record Bdg-1 Airplane training in a motorless plane, April, 1937, page 22
L.B. Barringer, Distance over the plains, June, 1938, page 5
France
S.F. Smith, Gliding in France, February, 1939, page 22

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Germany
H. Knoffle, Dismantling a sailplane at 16,400 feet altitude, March, 1939, pages 2,22
The 20th Rhoen contest, from Flugsport, October, 1939

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Hang Gliders
E. Stevens, My first flight in a hang glider, April, 1938, pages 55,
Hjordis
Philip Wills, Dunstable to Dover, December, 1937, pages ,60

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Instruction
Take-off, January, 1937
Elmira's aviation ground school, January, 1937
"Hangover" from gliding days of 1920 and 1930, March, 1937
Airplane training in a motorless plane, April, 1937
The Auto-glider, November, 1937
Instruments
Sailplane instruments and their arrangement, July, 1938, page 28
The Fox cloud-base predictor, from Sailplane, May, 1939, page 28
M. Raspet, Thermal sniffers, December, 1939, pages 28,,55
Avionics
Reassurance by radio, April, 1938
Barographs
V.M. Saudek, Barographs for the one that got away, October, 1939, pages 28,6
Variometers
L.D. Montgomery, Liquid indicator for vertical speed, September, 1937, page 28
Insurance
R.W. Barrette, Protection for the sailplane owner, May, 1938, pages 28,5
Life
A.B. Schultz, Life insurance and gliding, April, 1936, page 28
International
News flashes from abroad, May, 1937, page 2
France
L.B. Barringer, Brief taste of soaring abroad, February, 1937, pages 22,,5,26
E. Nessler, Distance flight in France, May, 1937, pages 22,39
Germany
L.B. Barringer, Brief taste of soaring abroad, February, 1937, pages 22,,5,26
The international soaring contest, September, 1937
W. Setz, The 18th Rhoen soaring contest, November, 1937, pages 22,50
W. Blech, 1937 meet on the Wasserkuppe, December, 1937
E.G. Haase, From the Wasserkuppe to Stuttgart, December, 1937, pages 22,25
Great Britain
Britannia soars, an account of the British national competitions, December, 1937
Philip Wills, Dunstable to Dover, December, 1937, pages ,60
India
Foreign news, September, 1937, pages 25,28
Ireland
W. Liddell, Soaring in Northern Ireland, September, 1937, pages ,33
Italy
The Asiago GP-2 training sailplane, April, 1938
United Kingdom
Great Britain British gliding subsidy, April, 1935
ISTUS
The Soaring Society joins the ISTUS, October, 1933

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Launching
Aerotow
P. Riedel, Soaring training by airplane-tow, March, 1936
P. Riedel, Soaring training by airplane-tow, 2nd installment, April, 1936
W.B. Klemperer, Towline forces, December, 1936
Airplane Towing
T. Bellak, Some notes on airplane towing of sailplanes, January, 1939, pages 1,5
Autotow
E. Mehlhose, Auto towing to 2600 feet, March, 1937, page 3
A.B. Schultz, Stresses in auto towed glider flight, May, 1937, page 3
G. Scheurer, Auto tow or winch for primary glider training?, April, 1939, pages 60,3,6
Winch
F. Aggar, Glider degravitation, March, 1938, page 60
Winch Towing
G. Scheurer, Auto tow or winch for primary glider training?, April, 1939, pages 60,3,6
Winches
S. Freeman, The Wings Club winch, September, 1939, pages ,22
Licenses
Sailplane
Licensing of foreign ships, May, 1939
Literature
Frances Mytton, Daring glider pilot, April, 1937, pages ,38
A. Dawydoff, Benny in Gliderland, September, 1939, pages ,19
Bibliography
Bibliography of Gliding and Soaring, January, 1935, page 5
International
The Sailplane and Glider, May, 1937, pages ,22
Soaring Magazine
Lew Barringer, ed., ave et vale, December, 1936, page 53

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Meteorology
Harvard-MIT meteorological service, June, 1935, pages ,36
Soaring and meteorology, April, 1938
Convection
S.O. Barnaby, Clouds Cloud streets, November, 1936, pages 36,4
Meterology
Fronts
L.D. Montgomery, Front soaring from Sleeping Bear, November, 1939, pages 22,51,38
Military
Navy using Franklins at Pensacola, June, 1933
Gliding going big with the Navy, February, 1934
Glider Training Manual, first installment, March, 1935
Glider Training Manual, second installment, April, 1935
Glider training manual, third installment, May, 1935
Naval flight training course at Pensacola, December, 1936
Take-off, January, 1937
20,000 pilots a year, February, 1939
Movies
Philip Wills, Plane Sailing, December, 1937, page 38

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National Aeronautic Association
Soaring Society directors become NAA contest officials, May, 1935, page 39
Nemere
News flashes from abroad, May, 1937, page 39

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Obituaries
Warren E. Eaton, December, 1934
Wiley Post, September, 1935
Will Rogers, September, 1935
G.E. Collins, October, 1935
Barbara Rhodes, February, 1937
Cloyd Artman, May, 1937, page 39

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People
T. Bellak
C. Gale, Pilot: Ted Bellak, November, 1936, pages 11,5,22
C.J. Decker
C. Gale, Pilot: Chester J. Decker, November, 1936, pages 19,11,22
C. Gale, Pilot: Chester J. Decker, November, 1936, page 19
L.B. Barringer, Silver C pilots at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,19,5,60,20,52
A. Dumestre
L.B. Barringer, Silver C pilots at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,19,5,60,20,52
W. Hirth
L.B. Barringer, Brief taste of soaring abroad, February, 1937, pages 22,,5,26
J. Holsclaw
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E. Melhose
L.B. Barringer, Silver C pilots at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,19,5,60,20,52
E.B. Melhose
C. Gale, Pilot: Emerson Melhose, November, 1936, pages ,22,11
C. Gale, Pilot: Emerson Mehlhose, November, 1936
J.K. O'Meara
L.B. Barringer, Silver C pilots at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,19,5,60,20,52
J. Pyragius
L.B. Barringer, Silver C pilots at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,19,5,60,20,52
P. Riedel
L.B. Barringer, Silver C pilots at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,19,5,60,20,52
New member, July, 1937
Albert C. Slatter
C. Gale, Pilot: Albert C. Red Slatter, November, 1936, pages 22,,11
S.W. Smith
L.B. Barringer, Silver C pilots at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,19,5,60,20,52
E.R. Southee
Earl R. Southee elected general manager of the Soaring Society of America, Inc., April, 1934, pages 54,53
D. Stevens
The soaring test pilot III - Don Stevens flies the Corcoran sailplane, February, 1938, pages ,55,55
H.N. Wightman
L.B. Barringer, Silver C pilots at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,19,5,60,20,52
Performance
Calculations
J.M. Uritis, The selection of optimum aspect ratio and a direct method of calculating the performance for a sailplane, January, 1939, pages ,58
D.R. Zuck, Higher cruising speeds, April, 1939, pages ,61
Physiology
J. Robinson, Medical Aspects of Flight Wave Soaring Altitude over the desert, June, 1938
Poland
C.M. Wood, Soaring in Poland, January, 1939
Powered Aircraft
H.H. Brown, Gliding and soaring with a light plane, September, 1938, page 7
Publicity
Soaring and publicity, May, 1938

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Radio
Communications
Elmira Amateur Radio Association five meter system, June, 1935
Radio facilities at soaring contest, March, 1936
E.J. Sisson, Radio communications for the 7th annual soaring contest, July, 1936
Equipment
S.G. Lutz, Radio equipment for gliders, February, 1936
Records
State records, November, 1938
Flights
R.A. Hall, State Soaring comes to the Southeast, September, 1939, pages ,25

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Safety
President learns a few lessons, May, 1935
Steptoe soaring meet, May, 1936, pages ,51,11
B. Levene, News from the four winds, June, 1936
Erving Reveley, December, 1936
Soaring for sport, February, 1937
News from clubs and members, September, 1937
H. Knoffle, Dismantling a sailplane at 16,400 feet altitude, March, 1939, pages 2,22
P. Nissen, Enthusiasm and experience, December, 1939, page 39
Accidents
Fernandina crash, May, 1937
Snake River crash, June, 1937
R.F. Blaine, Accident Reports Accident report, October, 1939
Sailboats and Sailing
Sailing and soaring, June, 1937
Sailplanes
P. Pierce, Hang and go fly, June, 1937, pages ,42
The Auto-glider, November, 1937
W.R. Enyart, SSA Executive news, January, 1938, page 23
Power soarer, February, 1938, page 23
P. Reidel, Power sailplanes, the next step in soaring, February, 1938
R. Morse, A dream that became a reality, April, 1938, pages ,38
ABC
ABC Sailplane, May, 1937
Gliders and sailplanes at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,,,6,6,7,7,,,22,,,25,25,,,,,,58,61
AFH-4
The AFH-4, high performance sailplane, from Flugsport, February, 1939
Albatross I
Gliders and sailplanes at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,,,6,6,7,7,,,22,,,25,25,,,,,,58,61
Albatross II
Albatross II, August, 1934
Asiago GP-2
The Asiago GP-2 training sailplane, April, 1938
Baby Albatross
D. Essery, The soaring test pilot flies the Baby Albatross, July, 1939, pages 4,55
Berlin B-6
New German sailplanes, November, 1938, pages 5,9
Bossi Aero-Cycle
Bossi Aero-Cycle, March, 1937, page 6
Bowlus Baby Albatross
Bowlus-duPont Utility Gliders and sailplanes at the contest, July, 1937, page 6
The Bowlus Baby Albatross, April, 1938, page 6
Bowlus Utility
Gliders and sailplanes at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,,,6,6,7,7,,,22,,,25,25,,,,,,58,61
Briegleb BG-1
Briegleb BG-1 utility glider, March, 1936, page 6
Briegleb BG-2
New Briegleb utility, June, 1937, page 6
Gliders and sailplanes at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,,,6,6,7,7,,,22,,,25,25,,,,,,58,61
Briegleb BG-6
W.G. Briegleb, The Briegleb utility BG-6, June, 1939, page 6
Buxton Transporter
Some interesting two-place sailplanes from home and abroad, February, 1937, pages 7,,2
Gliders and sailplanes at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,,,6,6,7,7,,,22,,,25,25,,,,,,58,61
Cadet UT-1
Gliders and sailplanes at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,,,6,6,7,7,,,22,,,25,25,,,,,,58,61
Chemnitz C-11
New German sailplanes, November, 1938, pages 5,9
City of Utica
S.W. Smith, The Smith two-seater "City of Utica", March, 1939, pages 9,52
Coevier
M. Schempp, The Goevier two-seater sailplane, March, 1938, page 6
Condor
Gliders and sailplanes at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,,,6,6,7,7,,,22,,,25,25,,,,,,58,61
February1938, pages ,23
Condor II
New German sailplanes, November, 1938, pages 5,9
Construction
Handbooks Bureau of Air Commerce glider construction handbook, May, 1936
Kits The H-17 kit, February, 1937, pages ,25
J. Buxton, Foolproof aileron check, December, 1939, page 7
Corcoran
The soaring test pilot III - Don Stevens flies the Corcoran sailplane, February, 1938, pages ,55,55
D-Seeadler
The Sea Eagle, May, 1936
Darmstadt 30
The Darmstadt 30, October, 1938
DuPont Albatross
Specifications: Du Pont utility glider, February, 1936
E-3
The "E-3" two-seater high-performance sailplane, December, 1938, page 20
Flying Anvil
H.H. Patton, The Carnegie Tech Flying Anvil, April, 1938, page 22
Franklin
Gliders and sailplanes at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,,,6,6,7,7,,,22,,,25,25,,,,,,58,61
The soaring test pilot flies the Franklin PS-1 utility glider, December, 1937, pages ,22,55
FVA 10
W. Setz, translator, High performance sailplane "FVA 10", February, 1938, pages 21,50
Goevier
M. Schempp, The Goevier two-seater sailplane, May, 1938
M. Schempp, Two-seater utility sailplane, June, 1939
Goppingen K-4
Some interesting two-place sailplanes from home and abroad, February, 1937, pages 7,,2
Goppingen-1 Wolf
Three modern sailplanes, January, 1937
Gliders and sailplanes at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,,,6,6,7,7,,,22,,,25,25,,,,,,58,61
The soaring test pilot flies the Wolf intermediate sailplane - II, January, 1938, page 55
Goppingen-3 Minimoa
Goppingen-3 Minimoa, December, 1935
Three modern sailplanes, January, 1937
Gliders and sailplanes at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,,,6,6,7,7,,,22,,,25,25,,,,,,58,61
W. Blech, Minimoa to 13,000 feet, December, 1937, pages ,6
E.G. Hasse, Cross country soaring, January, 1938, pages ,
L.B. Barringer, The soaring test pilot - IV, April, 1938, pages 5,,55
L.B. Barringer, Distance over the plains, June, 1938, page 5
L.B. Barringer, Texas thermals, June, 1938, pages ,,55
Gross 4-Place
Gliders and sailplanes at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,,,6,6,7,7,,,22,,,25,25,,,,,,58,61
Grunau Baby II
Foreign news, September, 1937, pages 25,28
H-17 Utility
Three modern sailplanes, January, 1937
Kits The H-17 kit, February, 1937, pages ,25
Gliders and sailplanes at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,,,6,6,7,7,,,22,,,25,25,,,,,,58,61
Habicht
German Research Institute for Sailplanes at Darmstadt, The Habicht aerobatic sailplane, January, 1938, page 25
Horten III
New German sailplanes, November, 1938, pages 5,9
Jensen
C. Jensen, The Jensen two-seater high performance sailplane, December, 1937
Kai-4
A. Dawydoff, translator, Cloud crashing, April, 1938, pages 19,
Kestrel
Gliders and sailplanes at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,,,6,6,7,7,,,22,,,25,25,,,,,,58,61
King Kite
Foreign news - the design of the King Kite, August, 1937
Kirby Kadet
W.B. Klemperer, Towline forces, December, 1936
Kirby Kite
News flashes from abroad, May, 1937, page 39
Kolibri
The Kolibri high performance sailplane, March, 1939, page 2
Komar Bis
The Polish sailplane "Komar Bis", November, 1938, page 2
The soaring test pilot flies the "Komar Bis", December, 1938, pages 2,55
Kranich
K.O. Lange, translator, German two-place soaring plane "Kranich", November, 1936, page 2
Some interesting two-place sailplanes from home and abroad, February, 1937, pages 7,,2
A Kranich for high altitude, from Flugsport, February, 1939, page 2
Laister
J.W. Laister, The Laister sailplane, December, 1938, page 31
Mak-12
A. Dawydoff, Russian record flights, February, 1938, pages 19,58
Minimoa
Minimoa to 13,000 feet, September, 1935
MIT
J. Kendricks, The MIT sailplane, July, 1939
Musger MG-9
Foreign news - the Musger MG-9, August, 1937, page 38
Nomad
R.M. Stanley, A critique of "Nomad", September, 1939, pages 54,39
Olympic
P. Riedel, translator, The Olympic sailplane, May, 1939
Pruefling
Gliders and sailplanes at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,,,6,6,7,7,,,22,,,25,25,,,,,,58,61
Reiher
The Reiher high performance sailplane, January, 1939
Rhonbuzzard
Gliders and sailplanes at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,,,6,6,7,7,,,22,,,25,25,,,,,,58,61
Rhonsperber
1935 Rhon competition, October, 1935
Rhonsperber high-performance sailplane, April, 1937
Gliders and sailplanes at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,,,6,6,7,7,,,22,,,25,25,,,,,,58,61
Robin
J. Robinson, The sailplane "Robin", July, 1938
Ross Ibis
R.M. Stanley, Washington test flight, September, 1938, pages ,54,55
The soaring test pilot flies the Ross Ibis, September, 1938, pages ,55
Ross-Stephens RS-1 Zanonia
Gliders and sailplanes at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,,,6,6,7,7,,,22,,,25,25,,,,,,58,61
H.C. Ross, Designing the Ross-Stephens sailplane, October, 1937
H.C. Ross, 7000 feet in a secondary glider, November, 1938
Schwable II
The Schwalbe II high performance sailplane, March, 1939
Schweizer SGS 1-6
Gliders and sailplanes at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,,,6,6,7,7,,,22,,,25,25,,,,,,58,61
Schweizer SGS 2-8
P.A. Schweizer, The Schweizer two-place all-purpose sailplane, November, 1938, pages ,58
Stanley
R.M. Stanley, The Stanley sailplane, October, 1938, page 54
Sun Spot
R.J. Auburn, Building the Sun Spot, June, 1937, page 55
Universal 2-Place
Gliders and sailplanes at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,,,6,6,7,7,,,22,,,25,25,,,,,,58,61
Viking
A new British sailplane, the "Viking", from Sailplane, February, 1939, page 58
Zogling
Gliders and sailplanes at the contest, July, 1937, pages ,,,,6,6,7,7,,,22,,,25,25,,,,,,58,61
Sites
South Mountain South Mountain soaring ridge, April, 1935, page 51
C. Artman, Northwest Activities in the northwest, April, 1935, page 51
Big Meadows Soaring Bulletin, September, 1935, page 50
Second expedition to Sleeping Bear Point, December, 1935, pages 11,51
WPA allots $80,000 for glider field, May, 1936
New setting for Eighth Annual National Soaring Contest, January, 1937, pages ,51
A.B. Schultz, Soaring the send dunes, February, 1937, pages ,51
L.A. Bonotaux, Gliding and soaring at Greenwood Lake, April, 1937, page 51
H. Groenhoff, Wings over Ellenville, May, 1937, pages 25,50
H. Montgomery, Triangle gliderport, April, 1939, page 38
Altamount Pass
G. Waters, Soaring sites - I - the Altamount Pass site, January, 1938, page 50
Arizona
R.T. Luepke, Arizona possibilities, November, 1937, page 50
Robert T. Luepke, Possible sites in Arizona, Soaring sites - XIII, March, 1939, page 50
Big Meadows, Virginia
D. Hamilton, Soaring sites V - Big Meadows, Virginia, May, 1938, pages 50,3
Blue Ridge
In the blue ridge mountains of Virginia, October, 1933, page 50
Lawrence reports on Blue Ridge soaring site, November, 1933, page 50
Chemung County
History and description of Chemung County's four soaring sites, June, 1935, page 50
Ellenville
A.A. Ramer, Ellenville Soaring sites - III, March, 1938, page 50
Elmira
K.O. Lange, Elmira, New York, May, 1936
E.R. Southee, Soaring sites VI - Elmira, New York, June, 1938, pages 50,54
Glen Ellyn
The Chicagoland glider port in Glen Ellyn, August, 1939, page 51
Glider port in Glen Ellyn, August, 1939, page 51
Harris Field
Exerpt from Elmira Sunday Telegram, May, 1936
Harris Hill
Harris Hill improvements, January, 1938, page 51
Michigan, Sand Dunes
A.B. Schultz, Soaring sites II - future possibilities of Michigan Sand Dunes, February, 1938, page 51
Mount Diablo
A.F. Hoeflich, Mount Diablo, California Soaring sites - XI, January, 1939, page 51
Palo Verde Hills
J. Buxton, Soaring sites VIII - Palos Verdes Hills, September, 1938, pages 51,7
Schley
Schley Glider Field Soaring sites IX - Schley Glider Field., October, 1938, page 51
Sleeping Bear
A.B. Schultz, Third expedition to Sleeping Bear, January, 1936, pages 51,11
A.B. Schultz, Fourth expedition to Sleeping Bear, January, 1936, pages 11,51
First 1936 expedition to Sleeping Bear, May, 1936, pages 11,51
June, 1936, pages 11,51
L.D. Montgomery, Front soaring from Sleeping Bear, November, 1939, pages 22,51,38
Stephensburg
J.L. Barton, The Stephensburg site XIV, May, 1939, pages ,5
Steptoe Butte
G.E. Davidson, Steptoe Butte Soaring sites - XII, February, 1939, page 51
Tejon Ranch
F.C. Barnes, Soaring sites - IV - the Tejon Ranch, April, 1938, pages ,4
Tennessee
L.B. Barringer, Tennessee and Texas, first report of the Texas expedition, May, 1938, pages 5,55
Texas
L.B. Barringer, Tennessee and Texas, first report of the Texas expedition, May, 1938, pages 5,55
L.B. Barringer, Texas thermals, June, 1938, pages ,,55
Torrey Pines
J. Robinson, Soaring sites VII - Torrey Pines Mesa, July, 1938
J.K. Litell, Three days at Torrey Pines, February, 1939, pages 11,33
Torry Pines
Soaring sites VII - Torrey Pines Mesa, July, 1936
White Mountain
L.B. Barringer, White Mountain winds, December, 1938, page 5
White Mountain Airport
White Mountain: Soaring sites - X, December, 1938
Wurtsboro
A.A. Ramer, Wurtsboro Soaring sites - III, March, 1938
Soaring Society of America
August, 1932
Directors push program of Society at NY meeting, December, 1933, page 53
Earl R. Southee elected general manager of the Soaring Society of America, Inc., April, 1934, pages 54,53
Election of Directors, September, 1935, page 53
Executive Committee, December, 1936, page 53
January, 1937
February, 1937
March1937
March1937
April1937
May1937
May1937
June1937
July1937
August1937
September1937
October1937
December1937
January1938
February1938
March1938
April1938
May1938
July, 1938
September, 1938
December, 1938
January, 1939
February, 1939
Can we become self-supporting?, May, 1939, page 53
Directors
Election of Directors - information and voting instructions, December, 1939, page 53
Meetings
A.L. Lawrence, Review of the SSA annual meeting, March, 1939, pages ,53
Officers
Officers of the Society for 1934-35, February, 1935, page 53
Officers for 1936, February, 1936, page 53
Soaring Magazine
Lew Barringer, ed., ave et vale, December, 1936, page 53
First anniversary, January, 1938, pages 7,53
Contributions by members, September, 1939, page 52
Club news, October, 1939, page 52
Where is my December Soaring?, December, 1939, page 53
South Africa
The third South African annual gliding rally, from Gliding, May, 1939, page 54

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Techiniques
Thermal
W.P. Brown, Ocean thermals, December, 1939, pages 55,7
J.K. Litell, From the back seat, December, 1939, page 55
Techniques
Cloud Flying
Philip Wills, Concerning altitude, August, 1937, pages ,69,28
D. Sanborn, Clouds over Diablo, January, 1939, page 9
U. Fischer, July 4th cloud flight, August, 1939, pages 9,21
R.M. Stanley, Soaring to the ice level, August, 1939, page 9
R.A. Hall, More soaring in the Southeast, October, 1939, pages 9,25,55
J. Robinson, Exploring a desert thunderstorm, November, 1939, page 9
Dynamic Soaring
A.C. Slatter, Gust soaring, July, 1937, page 20
A.J. Carson, Kite soaring to gain altitude, February, 1939, page 20
A.B. Schultz, A logical answer to the downwind turn, November, 1939, page 20
Instrument Flying
Philip Wills, Concerning altitude, August, 1937, pages ,69,28
R.M. Stanley, Soaring on instruments, October, 1939, pages 28,54
R.M. Stanley, Soaring on instruments, November, 1939, pages 28,54
Night
J. Buxton, Moonlight soaring, December, 1938, pages 7,39
Ridge Soaring
A.B. Schultz, Soaring the send dunes, February, 1937, pages ,51
A.C. Slatter, Gust soaring, July, 1937, page 20
Thermal
L.B. Barringer, Tennessee and Texas, first report of the Texas expedition, May, 1938, pages 5,55
L.D. Montgomery, Thermal soaring over flat country near Detroit, July, 1938, pages 55,38
Thermal Soaring
T. Bellak, Man made thermals, June, 1937, pages 55,5
Soaring over level country, November, 1937, page 55
W.P. Brown, Hunting thermals by a sea in the desert, December, 1937, pages 7,55
L.B. Barringer, Texas thermals, June, 1938, pages ,,55
J. Robinson, Flights Desert thermals, June, 1939, page 55
R.A. Hall, More soaring in the Southeast, October, 1939, pages 9,25,55
Test Flying
The soaring test pilot flies the Franklin PS-1 utility glider, December, 1937, pages ,22,55
The soaring test pilot flies the Wolf intermediate sailplane - II, January, 1938, page 55
The soaring test pilot III - Don Stevens flies the Corcoran sailplane, February, 1938, pages ,55,55
L.B. Barringer, The soaring test pilot - IV, April, 1938, pages 5,,55
R.M. Stanley, Washington test flight, September, 1938, pages ,54,55
The soaring test pilot flies the Ross Ibis, September, 1938, pages ,55
The soaring test pilot flies the "Komar Bis", December, 1938, pages 2,55
B.P. Cooper, Test report, February, 1939, page 55
D. Essery, The soaring test pilot flies the Baby Albatross, July, 1939, pages 4,55
Thermal Detection Systems
M. Raspet, Thermal sniffers, December, 1939, pages 28,,55
Training
A.C. Haller, Tips on soaring, May, 1932, pages ,25
A.L. Lawrence, Notes on auto-tow glider instruction, May, 1932
A.C. Haller, Tips on soaring, June, 1932, pages ,
Navy using Franklins at Pensacola, June, 1933
Gliding going big with the Navy, February, 1934
Glider Training Manual, first installment, March, 1935
Glider Training Manual, second installment, April, 1935
Glider training manual, third installment, May, 1935
P. Riedel, Soaring training by airplane-tow, March, 1936
P. Riedel, Soaring training by airplane-tow, 2nd installment, April, 1936
Naval flight training course at Pensacola, December, 1936
Reassurance by radio, April, 1938
H.F. Keeler, School construction, September, 1938
Soaring schools, January, 1939
20,000 pilots a year, February, 1939
A.L. Lawrence, Review of the SSA annual meeting, March, 1939, pages ,53
G. Scheurer, Auto tow or winch for primary glider training?, April, 1939, pages 60,3,6
G. Downs, How does gliding experience affect power instruction?, May, 1939, page 19
What use is it?, June, 1939
A.L. Lawrence, How they stay up, June, 1939
Government training, July, 1939
The CAA soaring training program, July, 1939, page 9
Training, July, 1939
Government training, August, 1939
E. Zook, Vacation glider camp, September, 1939, pages ,61

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USSR
V. Rastorgoueff, Three world distance records, January, 1938, page 58
A. Dawydoff, Russian record flights, February, 1938, pages 19,58
A. Dawydoff, translator, Cloud crashing, April, 1938, pages 19,

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Winter Soaring
Winter soaring, November, 1939, page 60

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No subject
L.B. Barringer, Lew Barringer - ave et vale, May, 1935, page 5
W.B. Klemperer, Committee report, Gliding and Soaring Bulletin, July, 1936, page 2
Ode to the Swoose, May, 1937
E.A. Lehecka, Elmira to Richland - 109 1/2 miles in 5 1/2 hours, July, 1937
L.A. Bonotaux, Washington, May, 1938, pages ,6
The Lawrence sailplane, July, 1939


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