Soaring Magazine Index for 1956 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, F, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, R, S, W, Y, None
Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs
R.H. Johnson, Wing drag due to twist and sweep forward, March-April, page 20
Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs
Air Shows and Demonstrations
C. Hiller, Six months of accomplishment, January-February, page 21
Notes and Quotes from Club Bulletins, January-February, page 27
C.K. Hauke, Tax exemptions for soaring clubs, March-April, page 7
G.B. Storer and A. Raspet, Mississippi State College glider club activity report, March-April, page 25
Notes and Quotes from Club Bulletins, March-April, page 35
Notes and Quotes from Club Bulletins, May-June, page 27
Notes and Quotes from Club Bulletins, July-August, page 27
G.A. Rowley, PGC Open House, November-December, page 16
L.M. Licher, November-December, page 27
Notes and Quotes from Club Bulletins, November-December, page 31
Air Shows and Demonstrations
Aldrich, J.H. (a.k.a. J. Aldrich); with H.D. Hutchinson
Soaring weather service [Meteorology], January-February, page 14
Ash, A.
The Schneider Kookaburra [Australia; Sailplanes\Kookaburra], July-August, page 19

B     (up to table of contents)

Altitude Flights
H. Selvidge, Glider show at Ford Museum, May-June, page 2
Altitude Flights
Australia
G.H. Rogers, 18,000 feet and uneventful, January-February, page 24
Australia
Aviation
A. Ash, The Schneider Kookaburra, July-August, page 19
Aviation
Awards
Annual Summary of U.S. Private & Sporting Aviation, May-June, page 20
Awards
R.S. Barnaby, SSA awards presented at the annual national soaring contest, July-August, page 2
Trophies and awards presented at the 23rd annual US national soaring championships, September-October, page 20

B     (up to table of contents)
Ball, R.H.
Radio at the 1956 National Soaring Championships [Radio Communications], November-December, page 8
Barlee, J.
Flying for business and pleasure, from Shell Aviation News [Birds], November-December, page 10
Barnaby, R.S.
The Bob Smith story [People\Robert B. Smith], January-February, page 12
SSA awards presented at the annual national soaring contest [Awards], July-August, page 2
23rd annual US national soaring championships [Competitions\National], September-October, page 13
Barrett, R.E.
The Soaring Society of Dayton, Inc. publicity program [Publicity], July-August, page 5
Bowers, P.M.
Unusual gliders [Sailplanes\Bowlus Albatross], January-February, page 15
(Interesting gliders) [Sailplanes\Goppingen-3 Minimoa], May-June, page 13
Interesting gliders (Interesting gliders) [Sailplanes\Espenlaub 5], July-August, page 18
(Interesting gliders) [Sailplanes], September-October, page 22
(Interesting gliders) [Sailplanes], November-December, page 30
Bowers, P.M.; with J.W. Dees
De Haviland Sparrow Unusual gliders [Sailplanes\De Haviland Sparrow], March-April, page 16
Burr, H.E.
The snowbird meet 1955 [Competitions\Local], January-February, page 5
The second annual 1-26 regatta [Competitions\Sailplanes\Schweizer SGS 1-26], November-December, page 18

C     (up to table of contents)

Birds
J. Barlee, Flying for business and pleasure, from Shell Aviation News, November-December, page 10

C     (up to table of contents)
Carsey, J.D.
A national scoring system [Competitions\National], May-June, page 10
Compton, F.B.
Sidelights of the 23rd nationals [Competitions\National], November-December, page 28

D     (up to table of contents)

Champions
Jenny Mae, photo by R.A. Smith; Breguet 901, photo by F.H. Matteson, September-October, Cover
Clubs
J. Nowak, Toledo Glider Club: Adrian, Michigan, July-August, page 8
Committee
T. Nelson, The "Hummingbird Haven" Nelson gliderport, March-April, page 17
Committee
Competitions
J.M. Robertson, Addendum to 1955 listing of accidents, March-April, page 13
Competitions
R.H. Johnson, Why one-class contests?, January-February, page 17
Pan-American Soaring Championships, May-June, page 25
Canadian Soaring Meet, May-June, page 28
E.J. Reeves, July-August, page 16
Class contests a possibility, July-August, page 23
B.L. Wiggin, Vive La Bella France, September-October, page 2
P.B. MacCready, Jr., Flying in the 1956 internationals, November-December, page 2
E.J. Reeves, Some comparisons, November-December, page 17
H.E. Burr, The snowbird meet 1955, January-February, page 5
J. Spurgeon, Torrey Pines meet, May-June, page 26
R.T. White, The 23rd annual national soaring contest, March-April, page 14
The 23rd annual US national soaring championships, May-June, page 9
J.D. Carsey, A national scoring system, May-June, page 10
The 23rd annual US national soaring championships Rules and Regulations, July-August, page 7
Some of those who will compete at the 23rd, July-August, page 13
R.S. Barnaby, 23rd annual US national soaring championships, September-October, page 13
23rd National - Statistics National soaring championship tallies - 1956, September-October, page 18
L.A. Maxey, The 23rd through polaroids, November-December, page 20
F.B. Compton, Sidelights of the 23rd nationals, November-December, page 28
R.G. Distin, Northeastern states soaring championships, September-October, page 24
H.E. Burr, The second annual 1-26 regatta, November-December, page 18
F.J. Sweet, 1956 world championships, May-June, page 18
Crewing
P.B. MacCready, Jr., Joint SSA-AMS meeting, July-August, page 20
Crewing
Cross-Country Soaring
W.T. Royce, Diana and Daedalus, March-April, page 27
W.T. Royce, Diana and Daedalus - II, May-June, page 28
W.T. Royce, Diana and Daedalus - III, July-August, page 24
W.T. Royce, Diana and Daedalus - Conclusion, September-October, page 27
Cross-Country Soaring
G.A. Downsbrough, Crosscountry a la Hummingbird, January-February, page 7
W.S. Ivans, Jr., Triangle flight, July-August, page 4

D     (up to table of contents)
Dees, J.W.; with P.M. Bowers
De Haviland Sparrow Unusual gliders [Sailplanes\De Haviland Sparrow], March-April, page 16
Distin, R.G.
Northeastern states soaring championships [Competitions\Regional], September-October, page 24
Downsbrough, G.A.
Crosscountry a la Hummingbird [Cross-Country Soaring; Sailplanes\Hummingbird], January-February, page 7

F     (up to table of contents)

Design Competitions
Sailplane design competition, May-June, page 24

F     (up to table of contents)
Fred, Fearless
Pointless Predictions [Future Forecasts], July-August, page 17
Friedewald, F.B.
The Blossom winch [Launching\Winches\Construction], March-April, page 26

H     (up to table of contents)

Future Forecasts
FAI rules for out-and-return and triangular races, July-August, page 10
Future Forecasts
Fearless Fred, Pointless Predictions, July-August, page 17

H     (up to table of contents)
Hall, Stanley A. (a.k.a. Stan A. Hall, Stan Hall, S. Hall, S.A. Hall)
Cherokee II [Sailplanes\Cherokee II], March-April, page 18
The soaring test pilot flies Cherokee II [Test Flying\Cherokee II; Sailplanes\Cherokee II], November-December, page 6
Hauke, C.K.
Tax exemptions for soaring clubs [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], March-April, page 7
Hiller, C.
Six months of accomplishment [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], January-February, page 21
Hutchinson, H.D.; with J.H. Aldrich (a.k.a. J. Aldrich)
Soaring weather service [Meteorology], January-February, page 14

I     (up to table of contents)

History
E.J. Reeves, January-February, page 16
Ivans, William S., Jr. (a.k.a. W.S. Ivans, W.S. Ivans, Jr., Bill Ivans)
Triangle flight [Cross-Country Soaring], July-August, page 4

J     (up to table of contents)

Johnson, Richard H. (a.k.a. Dick Johnson, Richard Johnson, R.H. Johnson, R. Johnson)
Why one-class contests? [Competitions], January-February, page 17
Wing drag due to twist and sweep forward [Aerodynamic Design], March-April, page 20

K     (up to table of contents)

Kadmon, N.
Soaring readers write (Letter) [Modeling], January-February, page 25
Kuettner, J.P.
Jet stream project - III [Meteorology], January-February, page 2
Jet stream project - IV [Meteorology], March-April, page 2

L     (up to table of contents)

Lambie, J.H.
The 1-26 community service project [Sailplanes\Construction; Sailplanes\Schweizer SGS 1-26], March-April, page 12
Some observations on the Elsinore shear lines [Meteorology], May-June, page 4
Licher, Lloyd M. (a.k.a. L.M. Licher, L. Licher)
(West words), July-August, page 18
(West words) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], November-December, page 27

M     (up to table of contents)

Launching
F.B. Friedewald, The Blossom winch, March-April, page 26
H. Selvidge, The Vultures winch, November-December, page 24
MacCready, Paul B., Jr. (a.k.a. P.B. MacCready, Jr., P. MacCready, Jr.)
Joint SSA-AMS meeting [Conferences and Conventions; Meteorology], July-August, page 20
Flying in the 1956 internationals [Sailplanes\Breguet 901; Competitions], November-December, page 2
Research information needed from soaring pilots [Meteorology], November-December, page 26
Matteson, F.H. (a.k.a. F. Matteson)
Resume of technical sessions of the OSTIV [OSTIV], September-October, page 22
Maxey, L.A.
The 23rd through polaroids [Competitions\National], November-December, page 20
Menefee, E.O. (a.k.a. E. Menefee)
Hitting the jackpot at Minden, Nevada [Sites\Minden, Nevada], January-February, page 22

N     (up to table of contents)

Modeling
J.P. Kuettner, Jet stream project - III, January-February, page 2
H.D. Hutchinson and J. Aldrich, Soaring weather service, January-February, page 14
J.P. Kuettner, Jet stream project - IV, March-April, page 2
J.H. Lambie, Some observations on the Elsinore shear lines, May-June, page 4
P.B. MacCready, Jr., Joint SSA-AMS meeting, July-August, page 20
R.A. Young, Jr., OSTIV Congress meteorological section, September-October, page 12
P.B. MacCready, Jr., Research information needed from soaring pilots, November-December, page 26
Modeling
N. Kadmon, Soaring readers write, January-February, page 25

O     (up to table of contents)
Nelson, T.
The "Hummingbird Haven" Nelson gliderport [Commercial Operations], March-April, page 17
Niemi, L.
The sailplane "Sisu-1" [Sailplanes\Sisu 1], March-April, page 8
Nowak, J.
Toledo Glider Club: Adrian, Michigan [Clubs\Adrian, Michigan], July-August, page 8

R     (up to table of contents)

No subject
E.J. Reeves, May-June, page 16
F.J. Sweet, Editorial, July-August, pages facing 1
L.M. Licher, July-August, page 18
R.M. Stanley, September-October, pages facing 1
OSTIV
SSA News, May-June, page 20
Class contests a possibility, July-August, page 23
R.A. Young, Jr., OSTIV Congress meteorological section, September-October, page 12
F.H. Matteson, Resume of technical sessions of the OSTIV, September-October, page 22
E. Woodward, OSTIV, a short account of its past, present and future, November-December, page 25

P     (up to table of contents)
People
D-34 Sailplane, photo by Martin Deskau; Hanna Reitsch in Zugvogel, photo by Martin Deskau, January-February, Cover
Soaring Pilot's Marine Adventure, March-April, page 29
R.S. Barnaby, The Bob Smith story, January-February, page 12
Barney Wiggin honored, May-June, page 11
Publicity
R.E. Barrett, The Soaring Society of Dayton, Inc. publicity program, July-August, page 5

R     (up to table of contents)
Radio Communications
R.H. Ball, Radio at the 1956 National Soaring Championships, November-December, page 8

S     (up to table of contents)
Raspet, A.; with G.B. Storer
Mississippi State College glider club activity report [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Training], March-April, page 25
Reeves, E.J.
(Spiraling with E.J.) [History\American], January-February, page 16
(Spiraling with E.J.) [Sites], March-April, page 16
(Spiraling with E.J.), May-June, page 16
(Spiraling with E.J.) [Competitions], July-August, page 16
Some comparisons [Competitions], November-December, page 17
Robertson, J.M.
Colorado fatality [Safety], January-February, page 13
Again, could this have been you? [Safety\Committee], January-February, page 18
Addendum to 1955 listing of accidents [Safety; Committee], March-April, page 13
Rogers, G.H.
18,000 feet and uneventful [Altitude Flights], January-February, page 24
Rowley, G.A.
PGC Open House [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], November-December, page 16
Royce, W.T.
Diana and Daedalus [Crewing], March-April, page 27
Diana and Daedalus - II [Crewing], May-June, page 28
Diana and Daedalus - III [Crewing], July-August, page 24
Diana and Daedalus - Conclusion [Crewing], September-October, page 27

S     (up to table of contents)

Safety
J.M. Robertson, Colorado fatality, January-February, page 13
J.M. Robertson, Addendum to 1955 listing of accidents, March-April, page 13
Fatal accident in Texas, July-August, page 16
J.M. Robertson, Again, could this have been you?, January-February, page 18
Sailplane
Elfe-III, photo by Heimgartner, March-April, Cover
Super-Elfe, photo by Heimgartner, November-December, Cover
Sailplanes
D-34 Sailplane, photo by Martin Deskau; Hanna Reitsch in Zugvogel, photo by Martin Deskau, January-February, Cover
Sailplanes at Smaden, Switzerland, photo by Maurer, July-August, Cover
Jenny Mae, photo by R.A. Smith; Breguet 901, photo by F.H. Matteson, September-October, Cover
P.M. Bowers, September-October, page 22
P.M. Bowers, November-December, page 30
J. Wolfe, Briegleb's new BG-12 test flown, May-June, page 22
P.M. Bowers, Unusual gliders, January-February, page 15
P.B. MacCready, Jr., Flying in the 1956 internationals, November-December, page 2
S.A. Hall, Cherokee II, March-April, page 18
S. Hall, The soaring test pilot flies Cherokee II, November-December, page 6
J.H. Lambie, The 1-26 community service project, March-April, page 12
M.B. Swartzberg, Technique of smoothing leading edges of sailplanes, May-June, page 12
P.M. Bowers and J.W. Dees, De Haviland Sparrow Unusual gliders, March-April, page 16
P.M. Bowers, Interesting gliders, July-August, page 18
P.M. Bowers, May-June, page 13
G.A. Downsbrough, Crosscountry a la Hummingbird, January-February, page 7
A. Ash, The Schneider Kookaburra, July-August, page 19
B.L. Wiggin, Vive La Bella France, September-October, page 2
V. Swierkowski, Nimbus III, May-June, page 17
J.H. Lambie, The 1-26 community service project, March-April, page 12
E. Schweizer and P.A. Schweizer, 1-26 progress report, May-June, page 6
L. Niemi, The sailplane "Sisu-1", March-April, page 8
Schweizer, E.; with Paul A. Schweizer (a.k.a. Paul Schweizer and P.A. Schweizer)
1-26 progress report [Sailplanes\Schweizer SGS 1-26], May-June, page 6
Schweizer, Paul A. (a.k.a. Paul Schweizer, P.A. Schweizer); with E. Schweizer
1-26 progress report [Sailplanes\Schweizer SGS 1-26], May-June, page 6
Selvidge, Harner (a.k.a. H. Selvidge)
Glider show at Ford Museum [Air Shows and Demonstrations], May-June, page 2
The Vultures winch [Launching\Winches\Construction], November-December, page 24
Spurgeon, J.
Torrey Pines meet [Competitions\Local], May-June, page 26
Stanley, R.M.
September-October, pages facing 1
Show
Exhibit at Henry Ford Museum, photo courtesy Henry Ford Museum, May-June, Cover
Sites
E.J. Reeves, March-April, page 16
E.O. Menefee, Hitting the jackpot at Minden, Nevada, January-February, page 22
Soaring Society of America
F.J. Sweet, Editorial, January-February, pages facing 1
January-February, page 20
F.J. Sweet, March-April, pages facing 1
March-April, page 32
May-June, page 20
July-August, page 22
F.J. Sweet, Then and now, November-December, pages facing 1
Storer, G.B.; with A. Raspet
Mississippi State College glider club activity report [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Training], March-April, page 25
Swartzberg, M.B.
Technique of smoothing leading edges of sailplanes [Sailplanes\Construction], May-June, page 12
Sweet, F.J.
Editorial [Soaring Society of America], January-February, pages facing 1
(Editorial) [Soaring Society of America], March-April, pages facing 1
Editorial [Youth], May-June, pages facing 1
1956 world championships [Competitions\World], May-June, page 18
Editorial, July-August, pages facing 1
Then and now [Soaring Society of America], November-December, pages facing 1
Swierkowski, V.
Nimbus III [Sailplanes\Nimbus III], May-June, page 17

W     (up to table of contents)

Switzerland
November-December, page 30
Switzerland
Sailplanes at Smaden, Switzerland, photo by Maurer, July-August, Cover
Test Flying
S. Hall, The soaring test pilot flies Cherokee II, November-December, page 6
Training
G.B. Storer and A. Raspet, Mississippi State College glider club activity report, March-April, page 25

Y     (up to table of contents)
White, R.T.
The 23rd annual national soaring contest [Competitions\National], March-April, page 14
Wiggin, B.L.
Vive La Bella France [Competitions; Sailplanes\Mu-22], September-October, page 2
Wolfe, J.
Briegleb's new BG-12 test flown [Sailplanes\BG-12], May-June, page 22
Woodward, E.
OSTIV, a short account of its past, present and future [OSTIV], November-December, page 25

Y     (up to table of contents)

Young, R.A., Jr.
OSTIV Congress meteorological section [OSTIV; Meteorology], September-October, page 12

None     (up to table of contents)

D-34 Sailplane, photo by Martin Deskau; Hanna Reitsch in Zugvogel, photo by Martin Deskau (Cover) [Sailplanes; People], January-February, Cover
(SSA News) [Soaring Society of America], January-February, page 20
Notes and Quotes from Club Bulletins [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], January-February, page 27
Elfe-III, photo by Heimgartner (Cover) [Sailplane], March-April, Cover
Soaring Pilot's Marine Adventure [People\John Bardwick], March-April, page 29
(SSA News) [Soaring Society of America], March-April, page 32
Notes and Quotes from Club Bulletins [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], March-April, page 35
Exhibit at Henry Ford Museum, photo courtesy Henry Ford Museum (Cover) [Show], May-June, Cover
The 23rd annual US national soaring championships [Competitions\National], May-June, page 9
Barney Wiggin honored [People\B.L. Wiggin], May-June, page 11
(SSA News) [Soaring Society of America], May-June, page 20
Annual Summary of U.S. Private & Sporting Aviation [Aviation], May-June, page 20
SSA News [OSTIV], May-June, page 20
Sailplane design competition [Design Competitions], May-June, page 24
Pan-American Soaring Championships [Competitions], May-June, page 25
Notes and Quotes from Club Bulletins [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], May-June, page 27
Canadian Soaring Meet [Competitions], May-June, page 28
Sailplanes at Smaden, Switzerland, photo by Maurer (Cover) [Sailplanes; Switzerland], July-August, Cover
The 23rd annual US national soaring championships Rules and Regulations [Competitions\National], July-August, page 7
FAI rules for out-and-return and triangular races [FAI], July-August, page 10
Some of those who will compete at the 23rd [Competitions\National], July-August, page 13
Fatal accident in Texas [Safety], July-August, page 16
(SSA News) [Soaring Society of America], July-August, page 22
Class contests a possibility [Competitions; OSTIV], July-August, page 23
Notes and Quotes from Club Bulletins [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], July-August, page 27
Jenny Mae, photo by R.A. Smith; Breguet 901, photo by F.H. Matteson (Cover) [Champions; Sailplanes], September-October, Cover
23rd National - Statistics National soaring championship tallies - 1956 [Competitions\National], September-October, page 18
Trophies and awards presented at the 23rd annual US national soaring championships [Awards], September-October, page 20
Super-Elfe, photo by Heimgartner (Cover) [Sailplane], November-December, Cover
(SSA News) [Soaring Society of America], November-December, page 30
Notes and Quotes from Club Bulletins [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], November-December, page 31
Youth
F.J. Sweet, Editorial, May-June, pages facing 1


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