Soaring Magazine Index for 1956 organized by subject

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A, B, C, D, F, H, L, M, O, P, R, S, T, Y, None

A

Aerodynamic Design
R.H. Johnson, Wing drag due to twist and sweep forward, March-April, page 20
Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs
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
H. Selvidge, Glider show at Ford Museum, May-June, page 2
Altitude Flights
G.H. Rogers, 18,000 feet and uneventful, January-February, page 24
Australia
A. Ash, The Schneider Kookaburra, July-August, page 19
Aviation
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

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

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Champions
Jenny Mae, photo by R.A. Smith; Breguet 901, photo by F.H. Matteson, September-October, Cover
Clubs
Adrian, Michigan
J. Nowak, Toledo Glider Club: Adrian, Michigan, July-August, page 8
Commercial Operations
T. Nelson, The "Hummingbird Haven" Nelson gliderport, March-April, page 17
Committee
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
Local
H.E. Burr, The snowbird meet 1955, January-February, page 5
J. Spurgeon, Torrey Pines meet, May-June, page 26
National
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
Regional
R.G. Distin, Northeastern states soaring championships, September-October, page 24
Sailplanes
Schweizer SGS 1-26
H.E. Burr, The second annual 1-26 regatta, November-December, page 18
World
F.J. Sweet, 1956 world championships, May-June, page 18
Conferences and Conventions
P.B. MacCready, Jr., Joint SSA-AMS meeting, July-August, page 20
Crewing
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

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

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FAI
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)

History
American
E.J. Reeves, January-February, page 16

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Launching
Winches
Construction
F.B. Friedewald, The Blossom winch, March-April, page 26
H. Selvidge, The Vultures winch, November-December, page 24

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Meteorology
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

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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
John Bardwick
Soaring Pilot's Marine Adventure, March-April, page 29
Robert B. Smith
R.S. Barnaby, The Bob Smith story, January-February, page 12
B.L. Wiggin
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)

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
Committee
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
BG-12
J. Wolfe, Briegleb's new BG-12 test flown, May-June, page 22
Bowlus Albatross
P.M. Bowers, Unusual gliders, January-February, page 15
Breguet 901
P.B. MacCready, Jr., Flying in the 1956 internationals, November-December, page 2
Cherokee II
S.A. Hall, Cherokee II, March-April, page 18
S. Hall, The soaring test pilot flies Cherokee II, November-December, page 6
Construction
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
De Haviland Sparrow
P.M. Bowers and J.W. Dees, De Haviland Sparrow Unusual gliders, March-April, page 16
Espenlaub 5
P.M. Bowers, Interesting gliders, July-August, page 18
Goppingen-3 Minimoa
P.M. Bowers, May-June, page 13
Hummingbird
G.A. Downsbrough, Crosscountry a la Hummingbird, January-February, page 7
Kookaburra
A. Ash, The Schneider Kookaburra, July-August, page 19
Mu-22
B.L. Wiggin, Vive La Bella France, September-October, page 2
Nimbus III
V. Swierkowski, Nimbus III, May-June, page 17
Schweizer SGS 1-26
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
Sisu 1
L. Niemi, The sailplane "Sisu-1", March-April, page 8
Show
Exhibit at Henry Ford Museum, photo courtesy Henry Ford Museum, May-June, Cover
Sites
E.J. Reeves, March-April, page 16
Minden, Nevada
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
November-December, page 30
Switzerland
Sailplanes at Smaden, Switzerland, photo by Maurer, July-August, Cover

T     (up to table of contents)

Test Flying
Cherokee II
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)

Youth
F.J. Sweet, Editorial, May-June, pages facing 1

None     (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


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