Soaring Magazine Index for 1957 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, G, I, L, M, O, R, S, W, None
Allen, J.H.
New National Record [Record Flights], July-August, page 22
The SSD and the future, from BSD Newsletter [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], July-August, page 26
Anthony, J.G.
A soaring autobiography [People\J.G. Anthony], November-December, page 26

B     (up to table of contents)

Awards
L.M. Licher, January-February, page 21
Notes and Quotes from Club Bulletins, January-February, page 27
G.B. Storer and A. Raspet, Mississippi State College Glider Club 1956 Activity Report, March-April, page 7
L.M. Licher, March-April, page 18
Notes and Quotes from Club Bulletins, March-April, page 23
L.M. Licher, May-June, page 31
J.H. Allen, The SSD and the future, from BSD Newsletter, July-August, page 26
B.M. Ryan, July-August, page 29
Notes and Quotes from Club Bulletins, July-August, page 34
B.M. Ryan, September-October, page 20
Notes and Quotes from Club Bulletins, September-October, page 26
B.M. Ryan, November-December, page 21
Awards
The Diamond Holders, March-April, page 17
24th nationals awards banquet, July-August, page 10
R.E. Brown, Diamond C No. 8, January-February, page 12
S.V. Starr, Diamonds in the sky, July-August, page 12
F.B. Compton, 320 miles to Plymouth, September-October, page 2
D.J. Mancuso, Diamond C altitude at Bishop, September-October, page 10
H. Selvidge, Diamond prospecting in the Mojave desert -- Part I, November-December, page 8
L.M. Licher, Use of cameras for FAI awards and records, March-April, page 13
Backstrom, A.A.
Evaluation of the first plank performance measurements [Sailplanes\EPB-1; Performance Calculations], January-February, page 18
Bardwell, E.S.
Elmira invites you to the 24th National [Competitions\National; Competitions\Sites\Elmira], May-June, page 2
Battle, J.M.
Radio for a soaring club [Radio Equipment], May-June, page 9
Bowers, P.M.
Interesting gliders. [Sailplanes\CG 10-A], January-February, page 10
The unique adventures of a 1-26 [Sailplanes\Schweizer SGS 1-26], January-February, page 15
Don't build a primary [Sailplanes], March-April, page 8
(Interesting gliders) [Sailplanes\Super Soaker], March-April, page 15
(Interesting gliders) [Military; Sailplanes\SG-38], May-June, page 23
The towplane problem [Powered Aircraft; Launching\Tow Planes], May-June, page 24
(Interesting gliders) [Sailplanes], September-October, page 23
1957 Northwest international soaring meet [Competitions\Local], November-December, page 12
A different book [Literature], November-December, page 17
Interesting gliders [Sailplanes\Bowlus Ba-102], November-December, page 23
Brown, R.E.
Diamond C No. 8 [Awards\Flights], January-February, page 12
Bundy, Francis P. (a.k.a. F.P. Bundy, Francis Bundy)
Across New England by sailplane [Cross-Country Soaring], July-August, page 16
Burr, H.E.
The 1956 Snowbird meet [Competitions\Snowbird], January-February, page 16

C     (up to table of contents)

Birds
C.D. Cone, Jr., An apprenticeship to the birds, May-June, page 19

C     (up to table of contents)
Champion
International mass goal flights, September-October, page 1
Champion
Les Arnold, Champion, and Nelson Nummingbird, photo by Rose Marie Licher, September-October, cover
Claybourn, H. Marshall (a.k.a. M. Claybourn, H.M. Claybourn)
Our Schweizer 1-26 [Sailplanes\Construction; Sailplanes\Schweizer SGS 1-26], March-April, page 2
The 1957 Central Texas soaring meet, from Texas Spirals [Competitions\Local], July-August, page 21
Compton, F.B.
320 miles to Plymouth [Awards\Flights], September-October, page 2
Cone, C.D., Jr.
An apprenticeship to the birds [Birds; Theory of Soaring Flight], May-June, page 19

G     (up to table of contents)

Competitions
L.M. Licher, New Civil Air Regulations, January-February, page 14
Competitions
P.B. MacCready, Sr., More comparisons, January-February, page 7
A summary report, January-February, page 22
P.B. MacCready, Sr., Additional comparisons, March-April, page 16
R.E. Wilcox, 1-26 "one design" regatta, September-October, page 6
24th nationals awards banquet, July-August, page 10
J.C Lincoln, Beginner's luck, May-June, page 13
J. Lincoln, Beginner's luck, concluded, July-August, page 24
S. Smith, Every twenty-four years, November-December, page 2
D. Miller, The 5th contest day, November-December, page 25
NCSA 7th annual soaring contest, July-August, page 20
H.M. Claybourn, The 1957 Central Texas soaring meet, from Texas Spirals, July-August, page 21
9th annual Wright memorial meet, July-August, page 22
J.D. Graves, 1957 West Coast soaring championships, September-October, page 8
P.M. Bowers, 1957 Northwest international soaring meet, November-December, page 12
E.S. Bardwell, Elmira invites you to the 24th National, May-June, page 2
Rules and Regulations 24th annual US National soaring championships, May-June, page 4
L.M. Licher, 24th Annual US National Soaring Competitions, July-August, page 2
24th Annual US National Soaring Competitions - Tallies - 1957, July-August, page 8
E.S. Bardwell, Elmira invites you to the 24th National, May-June, page 2
T.W. Sanford, Jr., The 11th annual Torrey Pines meet, March-April, page 4
H.E. Burr, The 1956 Snowbird meet, January-February, page 16
W.S. Ivans, Jr., St. Yan Aftermath, January-February, page 2
Cover
Ambrosini "Conguro" and AVM "Gheppio" photo by Giorgio Apostolo, January-February, cover
Schweizer 1-26 at TSA, March-April, cover
Cross-Country Soaring
F.P. Bundy, Across New England by sailplane, July-August, page 16
H. Selvidge, Diamond prospecting in the Mojave desert -- Part I, November-December, page 8

D     (up to table of contents)
DuPont Foundation
Harner Selvldge, DuPont Foundation aids SSA, November-December, page 26

F     (up to table of contents)
Films
List of films available from the photographic library of the Soaring Societ of America, September-October, page 14

H     (up to table of contents)
Graves, J.D.
1957 West Coast soaring championships [Competitions\Local], September-October, page 8
Gray, J.H.
Fiberglas reinforced plastic - an ideal sailplane material? [Sailplanes\Construction], March-April, page 14
The care and feeding of a sailplane antenna system [Radio Equipment], September-October, page 4

I     (up to table of contents)

History
Twenty Years Ago, January-February, page 26
Twenty Years Ago, March-April, page 22
P.B. MacCready, Sr., American soaring techniques, May-June, page 8
E.J. Reeves, Twenty Years Ago, May-June, page 32
E.J. Reeves, Twenty Years Ago, July-August, page 28
E.J. Reeves, Twenty Years Ago, September-October, page 21
E.J. Reeves, Twenty Years Ago, November-December, page 20
Instruments
P.B. MacCready, Jr., The total energy variometer, March-April, page 5
Ivans, William S., Jr. (a.k.a. W.S. Ivans, W.S. Ivans, Jr., Bill Ivans)
St. Yan Aftermath [Safety; Competitions\World], January-February, page 2

L     (up to table of contents)

Jean-Linda
V. Oldershaw, The perils of Jean-Linda, November-December, page 22

L     (up to table of contents)
Launching
P.M. Bowers, The towplane problem, May-June, page 24
Licher, Lloyd M. (a.k.a. L.M. Licher, L. Licher)
New Civil Air Regulations [Civil Aeronautics Board], January-February, page 14
(West words) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], January-February, page 21
Use of cameras for FAI awards and records [Awards\Rules], March-April, page 13
(West words) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], March-April, page 18
(West words) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], May-June, page 31
24th Annual US National Soaring Competitions [Competitions\National], July-August, page 2
Lincoln, J.
Beginner's luck, concluded [Competitions\Flights], July-August, page 24
Lincoln, J.C
Beginner's luck [Competitions\Flights], May-June, page 13

M     (up to table of contents)

Literature
SSA Directors make far-reaching decision, March-April, page 24
Literature
Ernie Rydberg, Conquer the Winds, July-August, page 35
P.M. Bowers, A different book, November-December, page 17
H. Selvidge, Flying is My Life/ The Sky My Kingdom, by Hanna Reitsch, September-October, page 24
H. Selvidge, The Airman's World, by Gill Robb Wilson, November-December, page 33
E.J. Reeves, Twenty Years Ago, May-June, page 32
MacCready, P.B., Sr.
More comparisons [Competitions; Sailplanes], January-February, page 7
Additional comparisons [Performance Calculations; Competitions], March-April, page 16
American soaring techniques [History\American], May-June, page 8
MacCready, Paul B., Jr. (a.k.a. P.B. MacCready, Jr., P. MacCready, Jr.)
Hills are thermal producers [Sailplanes; Meteorology\Convection; Techniques\Thermal], January-February, page 11
The total energy variometer [Instruments\Variometers], March-April, page 5
Let's break some records [Record Flights], March-April, page 6
Mancuso, D.J.
Diamond C altitude at Bishop [Awards\Flights; Techniques\Wave], September-October, page 10
Miller, D.
The 5th contest day [Competitions\Flights], November-December, page 25

O     (up to table of contents)

Meteorology
P.B. MacCready, Jr., Hills are thermal producers, January-February, page 11
R.E. Ruch, Forecasting soaring conditions?, September-October, page 12
Military
P.M. Bowers, May-June, page 23
First sailplanes for Air Academy, news release, July-August, page 19

O     (up to table of contents)
OSTIV
Frederick C. Obarr, January-February, page 6
William T. Bowley, July-August, page 32
OSTIV
A summary report, January-February, page 22

P     (up to table of contents)
Oldershaw, V.
The perils of Jean-Linda [Jean-Linda; Test Flying], November-December, page 22

R     (up to table of contents)

People
J.G. Anthony, A soaring autobiography, November-December, page 26
Powered Aircraft
A.A. Backstrom, Evaluation of the first plank performance measurements, January-February, page 18
P.B. MacCready, Sr., Additional comparisons, March-April, page 16
Powered Aircraft
P.M. Bowers, The towplane problem, May-June, page 24

R     (up to table of contents)
Raspet, A.; with G.B. Storer
Mississippi State College Glider Club 1956 Activity Report [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], March-April, page 7
Reeves, E.J.
Twenty Years Ago (Twenty years ago) [Literature\International; History\American], May-June, page 32
Twenty Years Ago (Twenty years ago) [History\American], July-August, page 28
Twenty Years Ago (Twenty years ago) [History\American], September-October, page 21
Twenty Years Ago (Twenty years ago) [History\American], November-December, page 20
Robertson, J.M., compiler
(Safety first) [Safety], July-August, page 33
Safety First (Safety first) [Safety], September-October, page 13
1956 accident survey [Safety], November-December, page 14
Ruch, R.E.
Forecasting soaring conditions? [Meteorology\Forecasting], September-October, page 12
Ryan, Bertha M. (a.k.a. Bertha Ryan, B.M. Ryan, B. Ryan)
(West words) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], July-August, page 29
(West words) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], September-October, page 20
(West words) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], November-December, page 21
Rydberg, Ernie
Conquer the Winds [Literature], July-August, page 35

S     (up to table of contents)

Record Flights
J.M. Battle, Radio for a soaring club, May-June, page 9
J.H. Gray, The care and feeding of a sailplane antenna system, September-October, page 4
Record Flights
P.B. MacCready, Jr., Let's break some records, March-April, page 6
J.H. Allen, New National Record, July-August, page 22
200 Kilometer course record established, September-October, page 18

S     (up to table of contents)
Sailplane
W.S. Ivans, Jr., St. Yan Aftermath, January-February, page 2
H. Selvidge, Safety considerations in sailplane cockpit design, March-April, page 10
News briefs, July-August, page 32
J.M. Robertson, compiler, July-August, page 33
J.M. Robertson, compiler, Safety First, September-October, page 13
Dragontross lost, September-October, page 17
J.M. Robertson, compiler, 1956 accident survey, November-December, page 14
H. Selvidge, November-December, page 19
Sailplane
New Sailplane Design, photo by Fred S. Lord, May-June, cover
Les Arnold, Champion, and Nelson Nummingbird, photo by Rose Marie Licher, September-October, cover
Laister-Kauffman at Torrey Pines, photo by Rose Marie Licher, November-December, cover
Schweizer 1-26 at TSA, March-April, cover
Sailplane Champion
Stan Smith at competition, photo by Rose Marie Licher, July-August, cover
Sailplanes
P.B. MacCready, Sr., More comparisons, January-February, page 7
P.B. MacCready, Jr., Hills are thermal producers, January-February, page 11
P.M. Bowers, Don't build a primary, March-April, page 8
P.M. Bowers, September-October, page 23
Ambrosini "Conguro" and AVM "Gheppio" photo by Giorgio Apostolo, January-February, cover
Ambrosini "Conguro" and AVM "Gheppio" photo by Giorgio Apostolo, January-February, cover
J.C. Wolfe, BG-12A improves performance, November-December, page 18
P.M. Bowers, Interesting gliders, November-December, page 23
P.M. Bowers, Interesting gliders., January-February, page 10
Progress report on Cherokee II, September-October, page 17
M. Claybourn, Our Schweizer 1-26, March-April, page 2
J.H. Gray, Fiberglas reinforced plastic - an ideal sailplane material?, March-April, page 14
V. Swierkowski, The "Finish", May-June, page 6
A.A. Backstrom, Evaluation of the first plank performance measurements, January-February, page 18
R.E. Schreder, Building the AirMate HP-7, May-June, page 16
Schweizer 1-21 given to SSA, July-August, page 18
P.M. Bowers, The unique adventures of a 1-26, January-February, page 15
M. Claybourn, Our Schweizer 1-26, March-April, page 2
R.E. Wilcox, 1-26 "one design" regatta, September-October, page 6
P.M. Bowers, May-June, page 23
P.M. Bowers, March-April, page 15
Sanford, T.W., Jr.
The 11th annual Torrey Pines meet [Competitions\Sites\Torrey Pines], March-April, page 4
Schreder, Richard E. (a.k.a. R. Schreder, Richard Schreder, Dick Schreder, R. Schreder, Richard Schreder, R.E. Schreder)
Building the AirMate HP-7 [Sailplanes\HP-7], May-June, page 16
Schweizer, P.A
Editorial [Soaring Society of America], July-August, pages facing 1
Selvidge, Harner (a.k.a. H. Selvidge)
Safety considerations in sailplane cockpit design [Safety], March-April, page 10
Flying is My Life/ The Sky My Kingdom, by Hanna Reitsch (Book Reviews) [Literature\Book Reviews], September-October, page 24
No excuses anymore [Soaring Society of America], November-December, pages facing 1
Selvldge, Harner
Diamond prospecting in the Mojave desert -- Part I [Sites; Awards\Flights; Cross-Country Soaring], November-December, page 8
(Safety first) [Safety], November-December, page 19
The Airman's World, by Gill Robb Wilson (Book Reviews) [Literature\Book Reviews], November-December, page 33
Selvldge, Harner
DuPont Foundation aids SSA [Soaring Society of America; DuPont Foundation], November-December, page 26
Smith, S.
Every twenty-four years [Competitions\Flights], November-December, page 2
Starr, Sterling V. (a.k.a. Sterling Starr, S.V. Starr, S. Starr)
Diamonds in the sky [Awards\Flights], July-August, page 12
Storer, G.B.; with A. Raspet
Mississippi State College Glider Club 1956 Activity Report [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], March-April, page 7
Sweet, F.J.
Editorial [Soaring Society of America], January-February, pages facing 1
Editorial [Soaring Society of America], March-April, pages preceding 1
Editorial [Soaring Society of America], May-June, pages facing 1
Soaring Society of America
H. Selvidge, Diamond prospecting in the Mojave desert -- Part I, November-December, page 8
Soaring Society of America
F.J. Sweet, Editorial, January-February, pages facing 1
January-February, page 24
F.J. Sweet, Editorial, March-April, pages preceding 1
March-April, page 20
SSA Directors make far-reaching decision, March-April, page 24
F.J. Sweet, Editorial, May-June, pages facing 1
May-June, page 28
P.A Schweizer, Editorial, July-August, pages facing 1
Regional representation, July-August, page 14
Every member get a member, July-August, page 27
July-August, page 30
September-October, page 1
September-October, page 16
Every member get a member, September-October, page 19
September-October, page 22
H. Selvidge, No excuses anymore, November-December, pages facing 1
Harner Selvldge, DuPont Foundation aids SSA, November-December, page 26
November-December, page 28

T     (up to table of contents)
Swierkowski, V.
The "Finish" [Sailplanes\Construction], May-June, page 6

W     (up to table of contents)

Techniques
P.B. MacCready, Jr., Hills are thermal producers, January-February, page 11
D.J. Mancuso, Diamond C altitude at Bishop, September-October, page 10
Theory of Soaring Flight
V. Oldershaw, The perils of Jean-Linda, November-December, page 22
Theory of Soaring Flight
Training
C.D. Cone, Jr., An apprenticeship to the birds, May-June, page 19
Training
First sailplanes for Air Academy, news release, July-August, page 19
Wilcox, R.E.
1-26 "one design" regatta [Competitions\1-26; Sailplanes\Schweizer SGS 1-26], September-October, page 6
Wolfe, J.C.
BG-12A improves performance [Sailplanes\BG-12A], November-December, page 18

None     (up to table of contents)

Ambrosini "Conguro" and AVM "Gheppio" photo by Giorgio Apostolo (Cover) [Cover; Sailplanes\Ambrosini "Conguro"; Sailplanes\AVM "Gheppio"], January-February, cover
Frederick C. Obarr [Obituaries], January-February, page 6
A summary report [Competitions; OSTIV], January-February, page 22
(SSA News) [Soaring Society of America], January-February, page 24
Twenty Years Ago (Twenty years ago) [History\American], January-February, page 26
Notes and Quotes from Club Bulletins [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], January-February, page 27
Schweizer 1-26 at TSA (Cover) [Cover; Sailplane\Schweizer SGS 1-26], March-April, cover
The Diamond Holders [Awards], March-April, page 17
(SSA News) [Soaring Society of America], March-April, page 20
Twenty Years Ago (Twenty years ago) [History\American], March-April, page 22
Notes and Quotes from Club Bulletins [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], March-April, page 23
SSA Directors make far-reaching decision [Soaring Society of America; Licher, L.M.], March-April, page 24
New Sailplane Design, photo by Fred S. Lord (Cover) [Sailplane], May-June, cover
Rules and Regulations 24th annual US National soaring championships [Competitions\National], May-June, page 4
(SSA News) [Soaring Society of America], May-June, page 28
Stan Smith at competition, photo by Rose Marie Licher (Cover) [Sailplane Champion], July-August, cover
24th Annual US National Soaring Competitions - Tallies - 1957 [Competitions\National], July-August, page 8
24th nationals awards banquet [Competitions\Awards; Awards\Competitions], July-August, page 10
Regional representation [Soaring Society of America], July-August, page 14
Schweizer 1-21 given to SSA [Sailplanes\Schweizer SGS 1-21], July-August, page 18
First sailplanes for Air Academy, news release [Training; Military], July-August, page 19
NCSA 7th annual soaring contest [Competitions\Local], July-August, page 20
9th annual Wright memorial meet [Competitions\Local], July-August, page 22
Every member get a member [Soaring Society of America], July-August, page 27
(SSA News) [Soaring Society of America], July-August, page 30
News briefs [Safety], July-August, page 32
William T. Bowley [Obituaries], July-August, page 32
Notes and Quotes from Club Bulletins [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], July-August, page 34
Les Arnold, Champion, and Nelson Nummingbird, photo by Rose Marie Licher (Cover) [Sailplane; Champion], September-October, cover
(SSA News) [Soaring Society of America], September-October, page 1
International mass goal flights [Canada], September-October, page 1
List of films available from the photographic library of the Soaring Societ of America [Films], September-October, page 14
(SSA News) [Soaring Society of America], September-October, page 16
Dragontross lost [Safety], September-October, page 17
Progress report on Cherokee II [Sailplanes\Cherokee II], September-October, page 17
200 Kilometer course record established [Record Flights], September-October, page 18
Every member get a member [Soaring Society of America], September-October, page 19
(SSA News) [Soaring Society of America], September-October, page 22
Notes and Quotes from Club Bulletins [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], September-October, page 26
Laister-Kauffman at Torrey Pines, photo by Rose Marie Licher (Cover) [Sailplane], November-December, cover
(SSA News) [Soaring Society of America], November-December, page 28


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