Soaring Magazine Index for 1957 organized by subject

The contents have all been re-entered by hand, so there are going to be typos and confusion between author and subject, etc...
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A, B, C, D, F, H, I, J, L, M, O, P, R, S, T

A

Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs
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
Competitions
24th nationals awards banquet, July-August, page 10
Flights
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
Rules
L.M. Licher, Use of cameras for FAI awards and records, March-April, page 13

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

C     (up to table of contents)

Canada
International mass goal flights, September-October, page 1
Champion
Les Arnold, Champion, and Nelson Nummingbird, photo by Rose Marie Licher, September-October, cover
Civil Aeronautics Board
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
1-26
R.E. Wilcox, 1-26 "one design" regatta, September-October, page 6
Awards
24th nationals awards banquet, July-August, page 10
Flights
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
Local
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
National
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
Sites
Elmira
E.S. Bardwell, Elmira invites you to the 24th National, May-June, page 2
Torrey Pines
T.W. Sanford, Jr., The 11th annual Torrey Pines meet, March-April, page 4
Snowbird
H.E. Burr, The 1956 Snowbird meet, January-February, page 16
World
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)

History
American
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

I     (up to table of contents)

Instruments
Variometers
P.B. MacCready, Jr., The total energy variometer, March-April, page 5

J     (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
Tow Planes
P.M. Bowers, The towplane problem, May-June, page 24
Licher, L.M.
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
Book Reviews
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
International
E.J. Reeves, Twenty Years Ago, May-June, page 32

M     (up to table of contents)

Meteorology
Convection
P.B. MacCready, Jr., Hills are thermal producers, January-February, page 11
Forecasting
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)

Obituaries
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)

People
J.G. Anthony
J.G. Anthony, A soaring autobiography, November-December, page 26
Performance Calculations
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)

Radio Equipment
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)

Safety
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 SGS 1-26
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"
Ambrosini "Conguro" and AVM "Gheppio" photo by Giorgio Apostolo, January-February, cover
AVM "Gheppio"
Ambrosini "Conguro" and AVM "Gheppio" photo by Giorgio Apostolo, January-February, cover
BG-12A
J.C. Wolfe, BG-12A improves performance, November-December, page 18
Bowlus Ba-102
P.M. Bowers, Interesting gliders, November-December, page 23
CG 10-A
P.M. Bowers, Interesting gliders., January-February, page 10
Cherokee II
Progress report on Cherokee II, September-October, page 17
Construction
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
EPB-1
A.A. Backstrom, Evaluation of the first plank performance measurements, January-February, page 18
HP-7
R.E. Schreder, Building the AirMate HP-7, May-June, page 16
Schweizer SGS 1-21
Schweizer 1-21 given to SSA, July-August, page 18
Schweizer SGS 1-26
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
SG-38
P.M. Bowers, May-June, page 23
Super Soaker
P.M. Bowers, March-April, page 15
Sites
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)

Techniques
Thermal
P.B. MacCready, Jr., Hills are thermal producers, January-February, page 11
Wave
D.J. Mancuso, Diamond C altitude at Bishop, September-October, page 10
Test Flying
V. Oldershaw, The perils of Jean-Linda, November-December, page 22
Theory of Soaring Flight
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


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