Soaring Magazine Index for 1939 organized by Subject and Author

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Department, Columns, or Sections of the magazine are indicated within parentheses '( )'.
Subject, and sub-subject, are indicated within square brackets '[ ]'.

A, B, C, D, E, F, H, K, L, M, N, R, S, U, W, Z, None
Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs
International aerobatic meet, June, page 6
Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs
American History
A bid for recognition, April, page 6
Club operation, July, page 8
Club news, October, page 1
American History
A.L. Lawrence, The good cause, March, page 1
H.N. Wightman, Our national program, April, page 1

C     (up to table of contents)
Auburn, R.J.
November contests - Snowbird [Competitions\Local], December, page 2

B     (up to table of contents)

Barringer, L.B.
Hudson Valley fall meet [Competitions\Local], November, page 2
Barton, J.L.
The Stephensburg site XIV [Sites\Stephensburg], May, page 8
Bellak, T.
Some notes on airplane towing of sailplanes [Launching\Airplane Towing], January, page 5
Blaine, R.F.
Accident Reports Accident report [Safety\Accidents], October, page 12
November contests - third Chicagoland [Competitions\Local], December, page 3
Briegleb, W.G.
The Briegleb utility BG-6 [Sailplanes\Briegleb BG-6], June, page 10
Brown, W.P.
280 mile goal flight [Competitions\Flights], September, page 4
Ocean thermals [Techiniques\Thermal], December, page 4
Buxton, J.
Home construction [Construction], July, page 10
Foolproof aileron check [Sailplanes\Construction], December, page 11

C     (up to table of contents)

Carson, A.J.
Kite soaring to gain altitude [Techniques\Dynamic Soaring], February, page 5
Cooper, B.P.
Test report [Test Flying], February, page 4

D     (up to table of contents)

Competitions
The CAA soaring training program, July, page 4
Competitions
J.K. Litell, Three days at Torrey Pines, February, page 9
Contest progress report preparations under way, April, page 10
Preparations for Elmira, June, page 3
The decennial celebration, July, page 2
International aerobatic meet, June, page 6
W.P. Brown, 280 mile goal flight, September, page 4
The Southern California meet, May, page 2
Texas takes the spotlight, June, page 2
The southwestern soaring contest, July, page 5
The Eastern states meet, August, page 8
The American Open soaring meet, September, page 2
The Eastern states meet, September, page 3
V.M. Saudek, Contest results - American Open, Eastern states, October, page 2
L.B. Barringer, Hudson Valley fall meet, November, page 2
R.J. Auburn, November contests - Snowbird, December, page 2
R.F. Blaine, November contests - third Chicagoland, December, page 3
A.L. Lawrence, 10th National - Rules and. Regulations Review of the SSA annual meeting, March, page 4
The tenth annual national soaring contest, May, page 10
A.L. Lawrence, 10th National The best one yet, August, page 2
American Open soaring meet, August, page 8
Statistics of the 10th annual National soaring contest, September, page 13
A.L. Lawrence, 10th National - Rules and. Regulations Review of the SSA annual meeting, March, page 4
Construction
J. Buxton, Home construction, July, page 10
Static testing, November, page 5
S. Freeman, The Wings Club winch, September, page 9
Cross-Country Soaring
P. Riedel, Across the Continental Divide, August, page 6

F     (up to table of contents)
Davidson, G.E.
Steptoe Butte Soaring sites - XII [Sites\Steptoe Butte], February, page 8
Dawydoff, A.
Benny in Gliderland [Literature], September, page 12
Downs, G.
How does gliding experience affect power instruction? [Training], May, page 6

E     (up to table of contents)

Essery, D.
The soaring test pilot flies the Baby Albatross [Sailplanes\Baby Albatross; Test Flying], July, page 11

F     (up to table of contents)

Fischer, U.
July 4th cloud flight [Techniques\Cloud Flying], August, page 5
Freeman, S.
The Wings Club winch [Launching\Winches; Construction\Winches], September, page 9

H     (up to table of contents)

France
S.F. Smith, Gliding in France, February, page 2

G     (up to table of contents)
Germany
H. Knoffle, Dismantling a sailplane at 16,400 feet altitude, March, page 2
The 20th Rhoen contest, from Flugsport, October, page 5

I     (up to table of contents)
Hall, R.A.
State Soaring comes to the Southeast [Records\Flights], September, page 5
More soaring in the Southeast [Techniques\Cloud Flying; Techniques\Thermal Soaring], October, page 4
Hoeflich, A.F.
Mount Diablo, California Soaring sites - XI [Sites\Mount Diablo], January, page 9

K     (up to table of contents)

Instruments
The Fox cloud-base predictor, from Sailplane, May, page 9
M. Raspet, Thermal sniffers, December, page 7
V.M. Saudek, Barographs for the one that got away, October, page 6
Kendricks, J.
The MIT sailplane [Sailplanes\MIT], July, page 12
Knoffle, H.
Dismantling a sailplane at 16,400 feet altitude [Germany; Safety], March, page 2

L     (up to table of contents)

Launching
T. Bellak, Some notes on airplane towing of sailplanes, January, page 5
G. Scheurer, Auto tow or winch for primary glider training?, April, page 4
G. Scheurer, Auto tow or winch for primary glider training?, April, page 4
S. Freeman, The Wings Club winch, September, page 9
Lawrence, A.L.
The good cause [American History], March, page 1
10th National - Rules and. Regulations Review of the SSA annual meeting [Competitions\Rules; Competitions\National], March, page 4
Review of the SSA annual meeting [Soaring Society of America\Meetings; Training], March, page 4
How they stay up [Training], June, page 5
10th National The best one yet [Competitions\National], August, page 2
Litell, J.K.
Three days at Torrey Pines [Competitions; Sites\Torrey Pines], February, page 9
From the back seat [Techiniques\Thermal], December, page 6
Luepke, Robert T.
Possible sites in Arizona, Soaring sites - XIII [Sites\Arizona], March, page 7

M     (up to table of contents)

Licenses
Licensing of foreign ships, May, page 13
Literature
A. Dawydoff, Benny in Gliderland, September, page 12

M     (up to table of contents)
Meterology
L.D. Montgomery, Front soaring from Sleeping Bear, November, page 4
Military
20,000 pilots a year, February, page 1

P     (up to table of contents)
Montgomery, H.
Triangle gliderport [Sites], April, page 2
Montgomery, L.D.
Front soaring from Sleeping Bear [Meterology\Fronts; Sites\Sleeping Bear], November, page 4

N     (up to table of contents)

Nissen, P.
Enthusiasm and experience [Safety], December, page 5

R     (up to table of contents)

No subject
The Lawrence sailplane, July, page 13
Performance
J.M. Uritis, The selection of optimum aspect ratio and a direct method of calculating the performance for a sailplane, January, page 6
D.R. Zuck, Higher cruising speeds, April, page 8
Poland
C.M. Wood, Soaring in Poland, January, page 2

R     (up to table of contents)
Raspet, M.
Thermal sniffers [Instruments; Thermal Detection Systems], December, page 7
Riedel, P.
Across the Continental Divide [Cross-Country Soaring], August, page 6
Riedel, P., translator
The Olympic sailplane [Sailplanes\Olympic], May, page 4
Robinson, J.B. (a.k.a. J. Robinson)
Flights Desert thermals [Techniques\Thermal Soaring], June, page 7
Exploring a desert thunderstorm [Techniques\Cloud Flying], November, page 3

S     (up to table of contents)

Records
R.A. Hall, State Soaring comes to the Southeast, September, page 5
Safety
H. Knoffle, Dismantling a sailplane at 16,400 feet altitude, March, page 2
P. Nissen, Enthusiasm and experience, December, page 5
R.F. Blaine, Accident Reports Accident report, October, page 12
Sailplanes
The AFH-4, high performance sailplane, from Flugsport, February, page 7
D. Essery, The soaring test pilot flies the Baby Albatross, July, page 11
W.G. Briegleb, The Briegleb utility BG-6, June, page 10
S.W. Smith, The Smith two-seater "City of Utica", March, page 8
J. Buxton, Foolproof aileron check, December, page 11
M. Schempp, Two-seater utility sailplane, June, pages 9,6
The Kolibri high performance sailplane, March, page 3
A Kranich for high altitude, from Flugsport, February, page 6
J. Kendricks, The MIT sailplane, July, page 12
R.M. Stanley, A critique of "Nomad", September, page 6
P. Riedel, translator, The Olympic sailplane, May, page 4
The Reiher high performance sailplane, January, page 4
The Schwalbe II high performance sailplane, March, page 11
A new British sailplane, the "Viking", from Sailplane, February, page 4
Sanborn, D.
Clouds over Diablo [Techniques\Cloud Flying], January, page 8
Saudek, Victor M. (a.k.a. Victor Saudek, Vic Saudek, V.M. Saudek, V. Saudek)
Contest results - American Open, Eastern states [Competitions\Local], October, page 2
Barographs for the one that got away [Instruments\Barographs], October, page 6
Schempp, M.
Two-seater utility sailplane [Sailplanes\Goevier], June, pages 9,6
Scheurer, G.
Auto tow or winch for primary glider training? [Training; Launching\Winch Towing; Launching\Autotow], April, page 4
Schultz, A.B.
A logical answer to the downwind turn [Techniques\Dynamic Soaring], November, page 6
Smith, S.F.
Gliding in France [France], February, page 2
Smith, S.W.
The Smith two-seater "City of Utica" [Sailplanes\City of Utica], March, page 8
Stanley, R.M.
Soaring to the ice level [Techniques\Cloud Flying], August, page 9
A critique of "Nomad" [Sailplanes\Nomad], September, page 6
Soaring on instruments [Techniques\Instrument Flying], October, page 8
Soaring on instruments [Techniques\Instrument Flying], November, page 8

U     (up to table of contents)

Sites
H. Montgomery, Triangle gliderport, April, page 2
Robert T. Luepke, Possible sites in Arizona, Soaring sites - XIII, March, page 7
The Chicagoland glider port in Glen Ellyn, August, page 1
Glider port in Glen Ellyn, August, page 10
A.F. Hoeflich, Mount Diablo, California Soaring sites - XI, January, page 9
L.D. Montgomery, Front soaring from Sleeping Bear, November, page 4
J.L. Barton, The Stephensburg site XIV, May, page 8
G.E. Davidson, Steptoe Butte Soaring sites - XII, February, page 8
J.K. Litell, Three days at Torrey Pines, February, page 9
Soaring Society of America
January, page 13
February, page 12
Can we become self-supporting?, May, page 1
Election of Directors - information and voting instructions, December, page 14
A.L. Lawrence, Review of the SSA annual meeting, March, page 4
Contributions by members, September, page 1
Club news, October, page 1
Where is my December Soaring?, December, page 1
South Africa
The third South African annual gliding rally, from Gliding, May, page 7

T     (up to table of contents)
Techiniques
W.P. Brown, Ocean thermals, December, page 4
J.K. Litell, From the back seat, December, page 6
Techniques
D. Sanborn, Clouds over Diablo, January, page 8
U. Fischer, July 4th cloud flight, August, page 5
R.M. Stanley, Soaring to the ice level, August, page 9
R.A. Hall, More soaring in the Southeast, October, page 4
J. Robinson, Exploring a desert thunderstorm, November, page 3
A.J. Carson, Kite soaring to gain altitude, February, page 5
A.B. Schultz, A logical answer to the downwind turn, November, page 6
R.M. Stanley, Soaring on instruments, October, page 8
R.M. Stanley, Soaring on instruments, November, page 8
J. Robinson, Flights Desert thermals, June, page 7
R.A. Hall, More soaring in the Southeast, October, page 4
Thermal Detection Systems
B.P. Cooper, Test report, February, page 4
D. Essery, The soaring test pilot flies the Baby Albatross, July, page 11
Thermal Detection Systems
Training
M. Raspet, Thermal sniffers, December, page 7
Training
Soaring schools, January, page 1
20,000 pilots a year, February, page 1
A.L. Lawrence, Review of the SSA annual meeting, March, page 4
G. Scheurer, Auto tow or winch for primary glider training?, April, page 4
G. Downs, How does gliding experience affect power instruction?, May, page 6
What use is it?, June, page 1
A.L. Lawrence, How they stay up, June, page 5
Government training, July, page 1
The CAA soaring training program, July, page 4
Training, July, page 7
Government training, August, page 4
E. Zook, Vacation glider camp, September, page 8

W     (up to table of contents)
Uritis, J.M.
The selection of optimum aspect ratio and a direct method of calculating the performance for a sailplane [Performance\Calculations], January, page 6

W     (up to table of contents)

Wightman, H.N.
Our national program [American History], April, page 1
Wood, C.M.
Soaring in Poland [Poland], January, page 2

Z     (up to table of contents)

Winter Soaring
Winter soaring, November, page 1

None     (up to table of contents)
Zook, E.
Vacation glider camp [Training], September, page 8
Zuck, D.R.
Higher cruising speeds [Performance\Calculations], April, page 8

None     (up to table of contents)

Soaring schools [Training], January, page 1
The Reiher high performance sailplane [Sailplanes\Reiher], January, page 4
(SSA News) [Soaring Society of America], January, page 13
20,000 pilots a year [Military; Training], February, page 1
A new British sailplane, the "Viking", from Sailplane [Sailplanes\Viking], February, page 4
A Kranich for high altitude, from Flugsport [Sailplanes\Kranich], February, page 6
The AFH-4, high performance sailplane, from Flugsport [Sailplanes\AFH-4], February, page 7
(SSA News) [Soaring Society of America], February, page 12
The Kolibri high performance sailplane [Sailplanes\Kolibri], March, page 3
The Schwalbe II high performance sailplane [Sailplanes\Schwable II], March, page 11
A bid for recognition [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], April, page 6
Contest progress report preparations under way [Competitions], April, page 10
Can we become self-supporting? [Soaring Society of America], May, page 1
The Southern California meet [Competitions\Local], May, page 2
The third South African annual gliding rally, from Gliding [South Africa], May, page 7
The Fox cloud-base predictor, from Sailplane [Instruments], May, page 9
The tenth annual national soaring contest [Competitions\National], May, page 10
Licensing of foreign ships [Licenses\Sailplane], May, page 13
What use is it? [Training], June, page 1
Texas takes the spotlight [Competitions\Local], June, page 2
Preparations for Elmira [Competitions], June, page 3
International aerobatic meet [Competitions\Aerobatics; Aerobatics], June, page 6
Government training [Training], July, page 1
The decennial celebration [Competitions], July, page 2
The CAA soaring training program [Civil Aeronautic Authority; Training], July, page 4
The southwestern soaring contest [Competitions\Local], July, page 5
Training [Training], July, page 7
Club operation [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], July, page 8
The Lawrence sailplane, July, page 13
The Chicagoland glider port in Glen Ellyn [Sites\Glen Ellyn], August, page 1
Government training [Training], August, page 4
American Open soaring meet [Competitions\National], August, page 8
The Eastern states meet [Competitions\Local], August, page 8
Glider port in Glen Ellyn [Sites\Glen Ellyn], August, page 10
Contributions by members [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], September, page 1
The American Open soaring meet [Competitions\Local], September, page 2
The Eastern states meet [Competitions\Local], September, page 3
Statistics of the 10th annual National soaring contest [Competitions\National], September, page 13
Club news [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], October, page 1
The 20th Rhoen contest, from Flugsport [Germany], October, page 5
Winter soaring [Winter Soaring], November, page 1
Static testing [Construction\Sailplanes], November, page 5
Where is my December Soaring? [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], December, page 1
Election of Directors - information and voting instructions [Soaring Society of America\Directors], December, page 14


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