Soaring Magazine Index for 1939 organized by subject

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A, C, F, G, I, L, M, P, R, S, T, W, None

A

Aerobatics
International aerobatic meet, June, page 6
Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs
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)

Civil Aeronautic Authority
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
Aerobatics
International aerobatic meet, June, page 6
Flights
W.P. Brown, 280 mile goal flight, September, page 4
Local
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
National
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
Rules
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
Sailplanes
Static testing, November, page 5
Winches
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)

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)

Instruments
The Fox cloud-base predictor, from Sailplane, May, page 9
M. Raspet, Thermal sniffers, December, page 7
Barographs
V.M. Saudek, Barographs for the one that got away, October, page 6

L     (up to table of contents)

Launching
Airplane Towing
T. Bellak, Some notes on airplane towing of sailplanes, January, page 5
Autotow
G. Scheurer, Auto tow or winch for primary glider training?, April, page 4
Winch Towing
G. Scheurer, Auto tow or winch for primary glider training?, April, page 4
Winches
S. Freeman, The Wings Club winch, September, page 9
Licenses
Sailplane
Licensing of foreign ships, May, page 13
Literature
A. Dawydoff, Benny in Gliderland, September, page 12

M     (up to table of contents)

Meterology
Fronts
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)

Performance
Calculations
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)

Records
Flights
R.A. Hall, State Soaring comes to the Southeast, September, page 5

S     (up to table of contents)

Safety
H. Knoffle, Dismantling a sailplane at 16,400 feet altitude, March, page 2
P. Nissen, Enthusiasm and experience, December, page 5
Accidents
R.F. Blaine, Accident Reports Accident report, October, page 12
Sailplanes
AFH-4
The AFH-4, high performance sailplane, from Flugsport, February, page 7
Baby Albatross
D. Essery, The soaring test pilot flies the Baby Albatross, July, page 11
Briegleb BG-6
W.G. Briegleb, The Briegleb utility BG-6, June, page 10
City of Utica
S.W. Smith, The Smith two-seater "City of Utica", March, page 8
Construction
J. Buxton, Foolproof aileron check, December, page 11
Goevier
M. Schempp, Two-seater utility sailplane, June, pages 9,6
Kolibri
The Kolibri high performance sailplane, March, page 3
Kranich
A Kranich for high altitude, from Flugsport, February, page 6
MIT
J. Kendricks, The MIT sailplane, July, page 12
Nomad
R.M. Stanley, A critique of "Nomad", September, page 6
Olympic
P. Riedel, translator, The Olympic sailplane, May, page 4
Reiher
The Reiher high performance sailplane, January, page 4
Schwable II
The Schwalbe II high performance sailplane, March, page 11
Viking
A new British sailplane, the "Viking", from Sailplane, February, page 4
Sites
H. Montgomery, Triangle gliderport, April, page 2
Arizona
Robert T. Luepke, Possible sites in Arizona, Soaring sites - XIII, March, page 7
Glen Ellyn
The Chicagoland glider port in Glen Ellyn, August, page 1
Glider port in Glen Ellyn, August, page 10
Mount Diablo
A.F. Hoeflich, Mount Diablo, California Soaring sites - XI, January, page 9
Sleeping Bear
L.D. Montgomery, Front soaring from Sleeping Bear, November, page 4
Stephensburg
J.L. Barton, The Stephensburg site XIV, May, page 8
Steptoe Butte
G.E. Davidson, Steptoe Butte Soaring sites - XII, February, page 8
Torrey Pines
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
Directors
Election of Directors - information and voting instructions, December, page 14
Meetings
A.L. Lawrence, Review of the SSA annual meeting, March, page 4
Soaring Magazine
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
Thermal
W.P. Brown, Ocean thermals, December, page 4
J.K. Litell, From the back seat, December, page 6
Techniques
Cloud Flying
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
Dynamic Soaring
A.J. Carson, Kite soaring to gain altitude, February, page 5
A.B. Schultz, A logical answer to the downwind turn, November, page 6
Instrument Flying
R.M. Stanley, Soaring on instruments, October, page 8
R.M. Stanley, Soaring on instruments, November, page 8
Thermal Soaring
J. Robinson, Flights Desert thermals, June, page 7
R.A. Hall, More soaring in the Southeast, October, page 4
Test Flying
B.P. Cooper, Test report, February, page 4
D. Essery, The soaring test pilot flies the Baby Albatross, July, page 11
Thermal Detection Systems
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)

Winter Soaring
Winter soaring, November, page 1

None     (up to table of contents)

No subject
The Lawrence sailplane, July, page 13


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