Soaring Magazine Index for 1973 organized by author

Soaring Magazine Index for 1973 organized by 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, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, O, P, R, S, T, V, W, Z, None


Adams, Bill
Rental costs A comment [Costs], November, page 22
Aldrich, John
Shear Lines Smog delineates Mojave shear lines: Using the Weather [Meteorology], January, page 36
Mountain waves (Using the Weather) [Meterology], February, page 40
Temperature inversion: Using the Weather [Meteorology], March, page 39
Allemann, Rudy (a.k.a. R. Allemann, R.T. Allemann)
Region eight contest, Ephrata Airport, Washington (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], September, page 8
The nationals rescored (Letter) [Competitions], October, page 8
Angleman, W.H.
Coordinated turns (Safety Corner) [Techniques\Wave Soaring; Safety], June, page 35

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Balint, Elemer
Wave site research (SSA in Action) [Techniques\Wave Soaring], November, page 9
Barnaby, Ralph
Memorial Plaque completed (SSA in Action) [History\American; People\Wright Brothers], December, page 9
Barrol, Ken
(Safety Corner) [Safety], July, page 42
Beltz, Thomas
Just for the hell of it? (Letter) [Aerodynamics], August, page 3
On birds (Letter) [Birds\Aerodynamics], October, page 3
Bond, "Speedy"
If at first you don't succeed Fly, fly again, February, page 34
The Soaring cure [Women], December, page 29
Briegleb, Gus
BG plans and kits (Letter) [Homebuilts], October, page 5
Bruhlman, Maj. H.H.
Keeping the air in Air Cadets [Training; Military; International\Canada; Youth], February, page 26
Buck, Robert H.; with William S. Ivans, Jr.
CIVV meeting, Paris, France (SSA in Action) [FAI\CIVV], May, page 10

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Carmichael, Bruce H. (a.k.a. Bruce Carmichael, B.H. Carmichael, B. Carmichael)
The spiral dive (Safety Corner) [Techniques\Wave Soaring; Meteorology; Techniques\Cloud Flying; Safety], August, page 35
Cleary, William B. (a.k.a. W.B. Cleary, W. Cleary, William Cleary)
Competing in the humility machine (Letter) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; Competitions\1-26], July, page 27
Cole, Curtis; with John H. McMasters (a.k.a. J.H. McMasters, John McMasters and J. McMasters)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology symposium report, McMasters, J. and Cole, Curtis [Techniques\Mountain Soaring; Conferences, Conventions, and Meetings], January, page 12
MIT symposium report [Aerodynamics; Design], January, pages 14,15,16,17
Colton, Sylvia
Region Twelve Contest. El Mirage, California [People\Gus Briegleb; Competitions\Regional], December, page 13
Conn, Joe
Accident report (Safety Corner) [Safety], September, page 37
Cox, Jack
The revolutionary Kasper Wing [Aerodynamics; People\Thomas Beltz; Design\Sailplanes; Awards\Klemperer; People\Witold Kasper; Meteorology; Test Flying], December, page 20
Culver, Irven
Ultralight round table [People\John Luttrell; People\Peter Lissaman; People\Bruce Carmichael; Aerodynamics; Ultralight; People\Henry Jex; People\Taras Kiceniuk, Jr.], March, page 16

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Davis, Tom
Phoebus B over Richland, Washington (Cover) [Sailplanes\Phoebus B; Cover], July, cover
Designers, National Association of Sport Aircraft
NASAD (Homebuilder's Hall) [Homebuilts], December, page 35
Divelbiss, Richard
Region North Six Contest, Ionia, Michigan [People\Victor Peres; Competitions\Regional], December, page 12
DuPont, Stephen (a.k.a. Stephen Du Pont, Stephen du Pont, Steve DuPont, Stephen duPont, S. DuPont, Steve du Pont, Steve Dupont, Steve duPont, S. duPont, S. Du Pont, S. du Pont, Steve Du Pont)
Interthermal vs final-glide speed [Instrumentation], March, page 3
American glass [Sailplanes\Austria SH-1; Sailplanes\Concept 70; Construction\Sailplanes], April, page 26
Cheap gliders (Letter) [Construction\Sailplanes], May, page 8
Gap sealer (Letter) [Construction\Sailplanes], July, page 3

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Ebersole, Howard B.[E. or R.?]; with Dave McNay
The Raspet flight research laboratory [People\Professor E.F. Blick; People\Bruce Carmichael; People\Ray Parker; People\Guy Storer; People\Dr. August H. Raspet; People\H.R. Ebersole; People\Marshall Claybourn; People\Richard H. Johnson; Instrumentation; Test Flying; History\American], May, page 16
Ecklund, Phil
Region Nine Contest, waverly west soaring ranch, Colorado (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], August, page 11
Elmore, Tom (a.k.a. T. Elmore)
Time heals many things [International\Austria; Sailplanes\Cirrus; Cross-Country Soaring; Safety; Competitions\Classes\Standard], February, page 30
English, Liam D. (a.k.a. L. English, Liam English)
First director of National Soaring Museum (SSA in Action) [Archives and Museums], November, page 7
Eppler, Dr. Richard
The pleasure was mine? (Herold's Hearsay), January, page 30

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Firor, John W.
Inside clouds [People\Ron Ferguson; Instrumentation; Meteorology; Research; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 2-32], September, page 24
Firth, John (a.k.a. J. Firth)
HP-11 modifications cont'd. (Letter) [Sailplanes\HP-11; Homebuilts], September, page 4
Firth, John (a.k.a. J. Firth); with Geof Steele
Get the "H" back into your HP [People\Paul Bikle; Construction\Sailplanes\HP-11; Homebuilts], May, page 26
Francis, Sam
Region one contest, Warren, Vermont (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], August, page 10

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Gavin, John A.
Landing stalls (Safety Corner) [Safety; Techniques\Wave Soaring], June, page 35
Green, George
Three for the 49er, February, page 16
Griffith, Marion
Official opening: National Soaring Museum, Elmira, New York (SSA in Action) [Archives and Museums], July, page 8
Griffith, Marion S., Jr.
President's report, Marion S. Griffith, Jr [Soaring Society of America], January, page 7
President's report [Soaring Society of America], October, page 18
Griffith, Marion; with Douglas Lamont
Answer to: Hang gliding, the executive director, and SOARING (Letter) [Airspace; Hang Gliders; Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], December, page 4

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Halacy, D.; with J. Tallon
Soaring [Literature], January, page 10
Hall, Stanley A. (a.k.a. Stan A. Hall, Stan Hall, S. Hall, S.A. Hall)
(Homebuilder's Hall) [Homebuilts], January, page 36
(Homebuilder's Hall) [Homebuilts], February, page 32
The case for homebuilding [Sailplanes\Cherokee; Homebuilts], April, page 16
(Homebuilder's Hall) [Design; Homebuilts], July, page 40
Tailless sailplane: Homebuilder's Hall [Design\Sailplanes; Homebuilts; Construction\Sailplanes], August, page 36
(Homebuilder's Hall) [Homebuilts], September, page 39
Advisory Circular 20-86 "Aviation Education Through Building an Airplane" (Homebuilder's Hall) [Homebuilts; Youth; Federal Aviation Agency], October, page 41
(Homebuilder's Hall) [Homebuilts], November, page 36
(Homebuilder's Hall) [Homebuilts], December, page 34
Harmon, Dennis
Index of cross-country performance, reply to (Letter) [Performance], February, page 2
Haug, Terry
Three for the 49er, February, page 16
Hayes, James
The tiger was good to me [Sailplanes\BG-12; Techniques\Wave Soaring; Homebuilts], July, page 35
Helton, John
Making the most of what you have! [Sites\California; Meteorology], May, page 24
Herbert, Edgar
Building the Pioneer II flying wing [Construction\Sailplanes; Homebuilts; Sailplanes\Pioneer II], July, page 32
Herrick, Paul W. (a.k.a. P.W. Herrick)
Passenger glider tourist attraction [Design; Sites\Florida; Sailplanes], February, page 22
Look out! There's a glider on your tail! [Airplanes\Piper Pa-25 Pawnee; Launching\Aerotowing], May, page 32
Hess, Philip H.
Golden triangle minus 7 [Techniques\Wave Soaring; Sailplanes\C-70; Sites\Calistoga Soaring Center, California], June, page 22
Hill, William G. (a.k.a. Bill Hill, Billy Hill, W.G. Hill, William Hill)
Region nine contest, Waverly West Soaring Ranch, Colorado (SSA in Action) [Sites\Colorado; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], August, page 11
Holbrook, Lisa
The ups and downs of crewing [Crewing], July, page 22
Holbrook, William C.
The way to go [Sites\Piper Memorial, Pennsylvania; Sailplanes\Libelle; Meteorology; Records\Flights; Techniques\Ridge Soaring], July, page 20
Horvath, Lazlo (a.k.a. Laslo "Les" Horvath, Les Horvath, L. Horvath, Laszlo Horvath)
I missed the big one [Awards\Diamond Badge; Meteorology; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], April, page 19
90 mph: too fast in a 1-26? reply to (Letter) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], August, page 5
Howard, Hope; with Judith R. Hutchinson
Region Four North Contest, Frederick, Maryland (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], August, page 8
Howell, Betsy
The best crew is your husband [Crewing; Sailplanes\Cirrus], December, page 17
Hudson, Garey
From a suitcase [Homebuilts; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26C], February, page 17
Hutchinson, Judith R.; with Hope Howard
Region Four North Contest, Frederick, Maryland (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], August, page 8

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Ivans, William S., Jr. (a.k.a. W.S. Ivans, W.S. Ivans, Jr., Bill Ivans)
CIVV report [Women\International\Yugoslavia; International\Australia\Waikerie; Airspace; Motorgliding; FAI], January, page 20
Ivans, William S., Jr.; with Robert H. Buck
CIVV meeting, Paris, France (SSA in Action) [FAI\CIVV], May, page 10

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Jensen, Volmer
Bottoms up (Letter) [Hang Gliders], October, page 8
Johnson, Joseph S.
Too much, too soon? (Letter) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Youth], July, page 27
Johnson, Richard H. (a.k.a. Dick Johnson, Richard Johnson, R.H. Johnson, R. Johnson)
Living with the AS-W 17 [People\Gerhard Waibel; Sailplanes\AS-W 17; People\Geof Steele], February, page 12
Scoring proposal critique (Letter), December, pages 5,

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Keleman, Dez
The whistle of the great shepherd [Techniques\Cloud Flying; Meteorology; Techniques\Thermal Soaring], December, page 24
Kramer, Bob
Air sailing gliderport, Inc. [Sites\Air Sailing, Nevada], March, page 37
Kurbjun, Paul A.
How about tricycle landing gears? (Letter), January, page 3

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Lambie, Jack
My storm flight over Chicago [Meteorology], August, page 21
Lamont, Douglas; with Marion Griffith
Answer to: Hang gliding, the executive director, and SOARING (Letter) [Airspace; Hang Gliders; Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], December, page 4
Lamson, Robert T. (a.k.a. R.T. Lamson, Robert Lamson)
ALCOR, The First Pressurized Sailplane [Instrumentation; Meteorology\Design\Equipment\Oxygen; Sailplanes\Alcor; Construction\Sailplanes], November, page 16
ALCOR three-view (Letter), December, page 5
Licher, Lloyd M. (a.k.a. L.M. Licher, L. Licher)
Executive director's report [Soaring Society of America], March, page 30
SSA Directors' meeting [Soaring Society of America\Directors], October, page 18
Lincoln, Joseph C. (a.k.a. J.C. Lincoln)
Soaring on the wind (SSA in Action) [Literature], April, page 10
40th US National soaring championships. Liberal, Kansas, Part I [Techniques\Thermal Soaring; Sailplanes\AS-W 17; People\George Moffat; Competitions\National], October, page 22
40th US National soaring championships. Liberal, Kansas, Part II [People\Jerry Rhine; People\Robert Tucker; People\Curtis McNay; People\Jim Le Sueur, Jim; Competitions\National], November, page 24
40th US national soaring championships. Liberal, Kansas, Part II [Competitions\National; People\George Moffat; People\Richard H. Johnson], November, page 30
Luttrell, John (a.k.a. J. Luttrell)
Blanik airspeed corrections (Letter) [Sailplanes\Blanik], April, page 6
American glass, du Pont, S, April, page 26
Demurrers from Kirchheim (Letter) [Costs; Maintenance and repair; Comparison Flights; Sailplanes\Nimbus II], May, page 2
Region Ten Western Meet, Odessa, Texas (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], December, page 13

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McGuire, David, III; with Bill Williams
Chem-weld, a photographic essay [Construction; People\Geof Steele; Sailplanes\Nugget], July, page 24
McMaster, Roy
Region three contest, Elmira, New York (SSA in Action) [People\Quentin Berg; Competitions\Regional], October, page 14
McMasters, John H. (a.k.a. J.H. McMasters, John McMasters, J. McMasters)
The Wortmann airfoil catalogue (Letter) [Aerodynamics\Wortmann Airfoil], May, page 3
McMasters, John H. (a.k.a. J.H. McMasters, John McMasters, J. McMasters); with Curtis Cole
Massachusetts Institute of Technology symposium report, McMasters, J. and Cole, Curtis [Techniques\Mountain Soaring; Conferences, Conventions, and Meetings], January, page 12
MIT symposium report [Aerodynamics; Design], January, pages 14,15,16,17
McNay, Dave; with Howard B.[E. or R.?] Ebersole
The Raspet flight research laboratory [People\Professor E.F. Blick; People\Bruce Carmichael; People\Ray Parker; People\Guy Storer; People\Dr. August H. Raspet; People\H.R. Ebersole; People\Marshall Claybourn; People\Richard H. Johnson; Instrumentation; Test Flying; History\American], May, page 16
Messner, Warren A.
Removable tailwheel saddle [Construction\Sailplanes; Homebuilts; Sailplanes\K-8], May, page 30
Moffat, George B., Jr. (a.k.a. George Moffat, G.B. Moffat, Jr., G. Moffat, George B. Moffat)
Ships at Vrsac [Sailplanes\Glasflugel 604; Sailplanes\AS-W 17; Sailplanes\A-15; Sailplanes\Cirrus; Sailplanes\Jantar; Sailplanes\LS-1; Sailplanes\Libelle; Sailplanes\Nimbus II; Sailplanes\Orion], January, page 22
Slipping and skidding vs coordinated turns (Letter) [Sailplanes\Nimbus II; Sailplanes\Cirrus; Techniques\Wave Soaring], March, page 4
Montes, Dore J. (a.k.a. D.J. Montes)
Want to fly the Himalayas? (Letter) [International\India], July, page 5
Moore, Mike (a.k.a. M. Moore)
1973 1-26 nationals [Competitions\1-26; Sites\Colorado], September, page 27
Mullen, Wylie
Region Seven Soaring Championships, Joliet, Illinois (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], August, page 10

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Olson, Jack (a.k.a. J. Olson)
Ultralight designs [Construction\Sailplanes; Design; Ultralight; Landing Gear], April, page 24
Big Sky gypsy soaring camp (SSA in Action), August, page 7

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Parker, Al
Why does it cost so much?, February, page 28
Perl, Harry N.
(Safety Corner), April, page 30
Peterson, Max
[Construction\Sailplanes; Design; Homebuilts; Sailplanes\J-4 Javelin]June, page 19
The Javelin: reply to (Letter), August, page 5
Phinney, George H.
(SSA in Action) [Obituaries], June, page 15

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Robinson, Fred
Why does it cost so much?, February, page 26
Rogers, Bennett M.
My first flight to a storm cloud, excerpt from Flying is my life, by Hanna Reitsch [Literature], March, page 21
Rogers, G.
To kill a soaringbird [People\Bennett M. Rogers; People\Thomas Beltz], April, page 22
Ruddy, Tom
Three for the 49er, February, page 16
Ryan, Bertha M. (a.k.a. Bertha Ryan, B.M. Ryan, B. Ryan)
Women soaring pilots newsletter (SSA in Action) [Women], March, page 10
Ryan, Tony
Means and the means (Letter) [Competitions; Costs; International\New Zealand; Youth], July, page 27

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Salinas, Roberto Sada
Bird (Cover) [Cover; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 2-32], October, Cover
Saudek, Victor M. (a.k.a. Victor Saudek, Vic Saudek, V.M. Saudek, V. Saudek)
The Stratosailplane revisited. [Construction\Sailplanes; Design; Instrumentation; Research; Meteorology], June, page 26
Savage, Mark A.
3 into 12 = one [Design; Sailplanes\BG-12; Homebuilts], March, page 32
Schreder, Richard E. (a.k.a. R. Schreder, Richard Schreder, Dick Schreder, R. Schreder, Richard Schreder, R.E. Schreder)
Living with the AS-W 17, February, page 14
Experimental category: Meeting with the FAA [Federal Aviation Agency\Sailplanes], November, page 14
Pilot check (Safety Corner) [Safety; Sailplanes\RS-15], November, page 34
Trailer checkout: (Safety Corner) [Safety; Trailers], December, page 31
Schreder, Richard E. (a.k.a. R. Schreder, Richard Schreder, Dick Schreder, R. Schreder, Richard Schreder, R.E. Schreder); with Geof Steele
An HP-17 for Chester? (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\HP-17; Homebuilts], May, page 11
Seibels, Grenville J., II (a.k.a. Gren Seibels, G. Seibels, Gren J. Seibels, II, Gren J. Seibels)
The view from down under [People\Gil Parcell; Conferences, Conventions, and Meetings; Literature\Humor; Competitions], May, page 19
Region five contest, Chester, South Carolina (SSA in action) [Competitions\Regional; People\Quentin "Ice" Berg; People\A.J. Smith; People\Geof Steele], June, pages 13,41,
Chester, 1973 [Meteorology; Competitions], September, page 10
South region four contest, New Castle, Virginia [People\Karl Striedieck; Competitions\Regional], December, page 11
Semans, Robert
Region Eleven Contest, Redding, California (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; People\Malcolm Bagshaw], July, page 11
Serafin, John (a.k.a. J. Serafin)
Makula at Minden [Canopies\Sailplanes\A-21; Techniques\Wave Soaring; Meteorology; Sites\Minden, Nevada], August, page 14
Sessions, C. Edwin (a.k.a. E. Sessions)
Region Five South Contest [Competitions\Regional], December, page 12
Region Five South Contest [People\Dave Culpepper; Competitions\Regional; People\Brian Utley], December, page 12
Shamblen, Ray
Sailplane census (SSA in Action), May, page 9
Sharp, Ted E. (a.k.a. T.E. Sharp, T. Sharp, Ted Sharp)
SSA financial operation [Soaring Society of America], March, page 36
Simmons, James W., Jr.
Fred Slingsby (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], July, page 13
Simons, Martin (a.k.a. M. Simons)
Flying the Salto [Sailplanes\Salto], January, page 28
Smith, A.J.
Getting to know the Nimbus II [People\Klaus Holighaus; Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Nimbus II], April, page 12
SSA sailplane design competition (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Design], July, page 8
Smith, Bernald S. (a.k.a. Bernald Smith, B. Smith, B.S. Smith)
A "Cu" pin with emeralds? Reply to (Letter) [Awards], March, page 6
1975 SSA calendar (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], September, page 6
1975 SSA calendar (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], October, page 14
Smith, Paul; with Geof Steele
1973 symposium on competitive soaring [Conferences, Conventions, and Meetings; Sailplanes\AS-W 17; Sailplanes\Cirrus; Competitions; Design; Sailplanes\Nimbus II; Sailplanes\1-35; Commercial Operations], July, page 16
Stark, Ray
Loop sequence over Long Island in Ka 6 March (Cover) [Cover; Sailplanes\Ka 6], March, Cover
Steele, Geof
Rebutting a rebuttal: Libelle (Letter) [Sailplanes\Libelle], January, page 3
National records for standard class (SSA in Action), February, page 9
Credit where credit is due (Letter), May, page 3
"Legal" water for the Standard Libelle (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Agency; Sailplanes\Libelle], May, page 14
Dick Schreder on the SSA, the FAA and the CIVV (Letter) [Soaring Society of America; Federal Aviation Agency; FAI], June, page 3
4th US National Standard Class Soaring Championship, Chester, South Carolina (SSA in Action) [Competitions\National], August, page 7
Makula at Minden, Serafin, J, August, page 14
Chester 1973, September, page 10
Rules needed "The flap flap, cont'd" (Letter) [Competitions\National], October, page 2
Steele, Geof; with John Firth (a.k.a. J. Firth)
Get the "H" back into your HP [People\Paul Bikle; Construction\Sailplanes\HP-11; Homebuilts], May, page 26
Steele, Geof; with Paul Smith
1973 symposium on competitive soaring [Conferences, Conventions, and Meetings; Sailplanes\AS-W 17; Sailplanes\Cirrus; Competitions; Design; Sailplanes\Nimbus II; Sailplanes\1-35; Commercial Operations], July, page 16
Steele, Geof; with Richard E. Schreder (a.k.a. R. Schreder, Richard Schreder, Dick Schreder, R. Schreder, Richard Schreder and R.E. Schreder)
An HP-17 for Chester? (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\HP-17; Homebuilts], May, page 11

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Tallon, J.; with D. Halacy
Soaring [Literature], January, page 10
Tucker, Vance A.
Dynamic soaring (Herold's Hearsay) [Techniques\Dynamic Soaring], March, page 40
Dynamic soaring, excerpt from "Wind Powered Flight" (Herold's Hearsay) [Birds], March, page 41

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Vegso, Sunny (a.k.a. S. Vegso)
The women's team: can you help? (SSA in Action) [Women], July, page 10
Voltz, Gunther (a.k.a. Gunter Voltz, G. Voltz)
A report [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Costs], November, page 22

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Wayt, Robert (a.k.a. R. Wayt)
Diamonds, a pair [Sailplanes\Diamant; Youth], November, pages 22,,48
Williams, Bill; with David McGuire, III
Chem-weld, a photographic essay [Construction; People\Geof Steele; Sailplanes\Nugget], July, page 24
Wood, Lawrence
Region ten east, contest, San Marcos, Texas (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], September, page 9
Worthington, George D. (a.k.a. G.D. Worthington, G. Worthington)
Tell it like it is? (Letter) [Safety], May, page 6

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Zacher, Hans
Flight test film: MIT symposium [Sailplanes\SB-9], January, page 14
Zimmermann, Art
American glass, du Pont, S, April, page 26

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Lenticular cloud stack over Tehachapi (Cover) [Meteorology; Cover], January, cover
Critique. Remember the little guy (Letter) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], January, page 2
Better a near miss than a fallen angel (Letter) [Safety], January, page 3
Power training for soaring (Letter) [Training; Youth], January, page 3
Rebutting a rebuttal (Letter) [Sailplanes\Libelle], January, page 3
Playing with numbers (Letter) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], January, page 4
Australian Gliding Federation's sailplane design contest (Foreign Scene) [International\Australia; Competitions\Design], January, page 10
MIT symposium report [Instrumentation; Meteorology], January, page 13
MIT symposium report [Test Flying], January, page 14
Structures and materials: MIT symposium report [Construction\Sailplanes], January, page 14
Self-launching sailplanes: MIT symposium report [Motorgliders], January, page 15
Accidents at Vrsac: CIVV report [Safety], January, page 20
1974 world championships discussed; CIVV report [Competitions\World], January, pages 20-21
Standard class: CIVV report [Records], January, page 21
Best US competition pilots of 1972 [Competitions], January, page 24
Oxygen regulator and mask data (Herold's Hearsay) [Instrumentation], January, page 30
Radar beacon regulations (Herold's Hearsay) [Federal Aviation Agency], January, page 34
Blueprints: 1-26 and LP-49 (Cover) [Cover; Sailplanes\1-26; Sailplanes\LP-49], February, Cover
Helping the direct way (Letter) [Youth], February, page 2
Index of cross-country performance (Letter) [Cross-Country Soaring; Sailplanes\HP-10; Performance; Sailplanes\Weihe], February, page 2
For the cost of one raid (Letter) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Youth], February, page 3
Lap racing and togetherness (Letter) [Competitions], February, page 3
The Mojave petroglyphs (Letter) [Literature], February, page 3
Make noise for silent flight (Letter) [Publicity], February, page 4
Optimum final glide speed (Letter) [Instrumentation], February, page 4
Big noise of 1972 (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Agency], February, page 6
Joy of soaring, by Conway, Carle (SSA in Action) [Literature], February, page 7
Kansas Soaring Association May Host Women's Beet (SSA in Action) [Women], February, page 9
New directors elected (SSA in Action) [People\Hal Lattimore; People\Rudy Allemann; People\John Ryan; People\John Williams; People\John Brittingham; Soaring Society of America\Directors; People\Floyd Sweet], February, page 9
Christinas bonanza (SSA in Action) [Archives and Museums], February, page 11
Issues film catalogue (SSA in Action) [Archives and Museums], February, page 11
39th US national soaring championship, Minden, Nevada; AS-W 17 [Sites\Minden, Nevada; Competitions\National], February, page 14
Three for the 49er [Homebuilts; Sailplanes\LP-49], February, page 16
Why does it cost so much? [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Costs; People\Jon Putnam; People\George Tweed; People\Mark Wild], February, page 28
If at first you don't succeed. Fly, fly again! Bond, "Speedy" [Women], February, page 34
Robert L. Moore Wins Eagle Eye Award for photography [People\Robert L. Moore; Photography; Museums], February, page 35
An environmental issue? (Herold's Hearsay) [Federal Aviation Agency], February, page 37
Experimental aircraft: operational limitation (Herold's Hearsay) [Experimental Aircraft; Federal Aviation Agency], February, page 38
Mode C Transponders (Herold's Hearsay) [Federal Aviation Agency], February, pages 38 or 39
Certification of pilots and flight instructors (Herold's Hearsay) [Certification; Federal Aviation Agency], February, page 39
Federal Aviation Agency Implements SFO TCA (Herold's Hearsay) [Federal Aviation Agency], February, page 39
A message missed (Letter) [Sailplanes\AS-W 12; Techniques\Wave Soaring; Safety], March, page 2
Discount prices? (Letter) [Costs], March, page 2
Power pitch (Letter) [Training], March, page 2
A "Cu" pin with emeralds? (Letter), March, page 6
Second annual soaring convention, San Antonio, Texas (SSA in Action) [Conferences, Conventions, and Meetings], March, page 7
Lilienthal Medal won by Karl Striedieck (SSA in Action) [People\Karl Striedieck; Awards\Lilienthal Medal], March, page 8
Warren Eaton memorial trophy won by Helen Dick (SSA in Action) [People\Helen Dick; Awards\Eaton], March, page 8
FFA tightens CFI launch limitations removal (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Agency; Techniques\Wave Soaring], March, page 11
Kestrel 19 ATC'D (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Agency; Sailplanes\Kestrel 19], March, page 12
Doppler radar technique for identifying bird species in flight: Random gusts [Birds\Instrumentation], March, page 13
Soaring for diamonds, Lincoln, Joseph C., now available in paperback (SSA in Action) [Literature], March, page 13
(Herold's Hearsay) [Sailplanes\Census], March, page 40
Ultralight gliders, FAA position (Herold's Hearsay) [Ultralight], March, page 40
2-22 flown by Roy Schlemeyer at Odessa, Texas (Cover) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 2-22; Cover], April, cover
Airspace (Letter) [Airspace], April, page 2
FAA action regarding airspace (Letter) [Federal Aviation Agency], April, page 2
Noise: Ford vs Schweizer, cont'd (Letter) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 2-32], April, page 2
Trailer graphics (Letter) [Trailers], April, page 2
Atlas didn't shrug (Letter) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Youth], April, page 3
Clear-vision panels (Letter) [Equipment; Construction\Sailplanes; Techniques\Wave Soaring], April, page 3
How to avoid collisions: use your head (Letter) [Safety], April, page 3
Time heals many things (Letter) [Costs; Safety], April, page 3
Blanik airspeed corrections (Letter) [Instrumentation; Sailplanes\Blanik L-13], April, page 6
Differentiating insurance costs (Letter) [Insurance\Sailplane], April, page 6
Weekday discount tried (Letter) [Costs; Sites\Holiday Haven], April, page 6
Awards suggested (SSA in Action) [Awards; Training\Flight Instructors], April, page 8
Jon McMurty Top non-commercial instructor, 1972 (SSA in Action) [Mountain Soaring], April, page 8
Don Monroe Joins SSA staff (SSA in Action) [People\Don Monroe], April, page 9
Office installs telephone answering device (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], April, page 9
Texas U gets Parker sailplanes (SSA in Action) [International\Pakistan; History\American\Texas], April, page 9
US pilot entry priority lists (SSA in Action) [Competitions], April, page 10
Accident report: Concept 70 (Safety Corner) [Sailplanes\Concept 70; Safety], April, page 30
Allegheny ridge running hazards (Herold's Hearsay) [Techniques\Ridge Soaring], April, page 34
Soaring convention, San Antonio, Texas (Herold's Hearsay) [Conferences, Conventions, and Meetings], April, page 34
Variometer note (Herold's Hearsay) [Instrumentation], April, page 34
Cover, May 1973 (Cover) [Cover; Sailplanes\A-21], May, Cover
Attention, Cherokee owners (Letter) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Homebuilts; Newsletters], May, page 2
Reply to "Timeliness and lead-time" (Letter) [Herold, Carl], May, page 3
Timeliness and lead-time (Letter) [Operation Limitations], May, page 3
Better late than never (Letter) [Instrumentation], May, page 4
Duster association: A 13-meter contest? (Letter) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Competitions; Sailplanes\Duster; Homebuilts], May, page 4
Glider vs. power training -. a CFI view (Letter) [Training], May, pages 5,11
Using the yaw string to center thermals (Letter) [Techniques\Wave Soaring; Techniques\Thermal Soaring], May, page 8
Second annual Smirnoff sailplane derby, Los Angeles, CA (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Smirnoff], May, page 9
International Women's international meet fund (SSA in Action) [People\Erica Scurr; Women; Competitions], May, page 12
New SSA state governors (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], May, page 12
New SSA state governors (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Governors], May, page 12
Spring soaring symposium (SSA in Action) [Archives and Museums; Conferences, Conventions, and Meetings], May, page 12
Do you have a calendar photo? (SSA in Action) [Photography], May, page 13
Long soaring flights survey (SSA in Action) [Cross-Country Soaring], May, page 13
National Hang Glider Meet: Random Gusts [Hang gliders], May, page 13
Standard class trophy fund (SSA in Action) [Awards; Competitions\Class\Standard], May, page 13
New Zealand nationals decide world team (SSA in Action) [People\Alan Cameron; International\New Zealand], May, page 14
Dita Aldott Winner of "Award Print" citation, Move over, Alex! [Photography; People\Dita Aldott], May, page 35
Smoking and oxygen (Herold's Hearsay) [Safety], May, page 37
Hang gliding a spectator sport: Harold's Hearsay [Hang Gliders], May, page 38
Start and finish altitudes (Herold's Hearsay) [Techniques\Wave Soaring; Safety], May, page 38
New club at Huntsville, Alabama (Herold's Hearsay) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], May, page 39
Cirrus flown by Springer Jones over Texas (Cover) [Cover; Sailplanes\Cirrus; People\Springer Jones], June, cover
Hurrah for Stan Hall! (Letter) [Homebuilts; Costs], June, page 2
Canadian invitation (Letter) [International\Canada], June, page 4
Slipping and skidding, con't (Letter) [Techniques\Wave Soaring], June, page 4
A dangerous precedent (Letter) [Airspace], June, page 5
Baring & sharing mistakes, NO! (Letter) [Safety], June, page 6
Baring & sharing mistakes, Si! (Letter) [Safety], June, page 6
On the ball, Central Indiana Soaring Society, Indianapolis, Indiana (Letter) [Publicity; Sites\Indiana], June, page 6
Pop rivets (Letter) [Construction\Sailplanes; Homebuilts], June, page 8
Ridge soaring cloudstreets (Letter) [Techniques\Ridge Soaring], June, page 8
14th Congress, OSTIV, Waikerie, Australia (SSA in Action) [Conferences, Conventions, and Meetings\OSTIV; FAI], June, page 12
Nugget testing (SSA in Action) [People\Geof Steele; People\Paul Bikle; People\Jack Laister; Sailplanes\Nugget], June, page 14
Kirk Norris (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], June, page 15
Mano a mano, Wemple, Don [People\Don K. Wemple; Competitions], June, page 31
More on oxygen regulators (Herold's Hearsay) [Instrumentation], June, page 37
A thought on a parachute (Herold's Hearsay) [Commercial Operations; Parachutes], June, page 38
Does your Bayside work at cold temperature? (Herold's Hearsay) [Instrumentation\Radios], June, page 38
EAA and SSA (Letter) [Soaring Society of America; Experimental Aircraft Association; Homebuilts; 13-Meter Ciass], July, page 2
Catharsis and learning reinforcement (Letter) [Safety], July, page 3
HP-11 modification (Letter) [Sailplanes\HP-11], July, page 3
The Mohawk way (Letter) [Youth], July, page 4
The ultimate do-it-yourselfer? Tocumwal Soaring Centre (Letter) [International\Australia], July, page 4
Gus Scheuer, soaring pioneer (SSA in Action) [History\Soaring], July, page 7
"Mescalero" design revealed (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Design; People\George Applebay; Design\Competitions], July, page 8
FAA-SSA motorgliding meeting (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Agency], July, page 9
New SSA governor of North Dakota (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Governors; People\Thomas A. Nord], July, page 11
Senior pilot citation of National Pilots Assn. won by M. R. Nevin, sailplane pilot (SSA in Action) [People\M.R. Nevin; Awards], July, page 11
Smirnoff sailplane derby winner [People\Goran Ax; Competitions\Smirnoff; Sailplanes\Kestrel 17], July, page 12
Parker Leonard (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], July, page 13
Avoiding sink (Herold's Hearsay) [Techniques\Wave Soaring], July, page 39
Safety on the Blairstown Ridge (Herold's Hearsay) [Techniques\Ridge Soaring; Safety], July, page 39
2-33 and an Oregon sunset (Cover) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 2-33; Cover], August, cover
Now is the time (Letter) [Airspace; Federal Aviation Agency], August, page 2
Scoring systems Attention contest pilots (Letter) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], August, page 2
A checkout payoff (Letter) [Safety], August, page 3
The way to go, Holbrook, W. C. , Jl 73 ?20 Yaw strings: the simplest explanation (Letter) [Techniques\Wave Soaring], August, page 3
An offer to help (Letter) [Costs], August, page 4
The Javelin (Letter) [Costs; Sailplanes\Javelin], August, page 4
The straight wing - don't knock it! (Letter) [Aerodynamics], August, page 4
90 mph: Too fast in a 1-26? (Letter) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; Safety], August, page 5
Uncoordinated turn stalls (Letter) [Techniques\Wave Soaring], August, page 5
Chocteau Field, Great Falls, Montana (SSA in Action) [Sites\Montana], August, page 7
Wins US standard class championship (SSA in Action) [People\Karl Striedieck], August, page 7
1-26, North American soaring championships. Black Forest Gliderport, Colorado (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], August, page 8
Region four north contest, Frederick, Maryland (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], August, page 8
Slingsby Model T-51 Dart has severe metal corrosion on spar (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Slingsby; Federal Aviation Agency], August, page 8
Winner in region four north contest, Frederick, Maryland (SSA in Action) [People\Thomas Beltz], August, page 8
1973 Smirnoff sailplane derby [Competitions\Smirnoff], August, pages 18,19
Calculating the whole tow (Letter) [Launching\Aerotow], August, page 30
A fine feathered friend: soaring in Mexico (Letter) [International\Mexico], August, page 31
Ax takes Swedish Nats (Letter) [International\Sweden; People\Goran Ax], August, page 32
In-flight noise measurement (Letter) [Noise], August, page 32
Fatality: John Trice in region nine contest (Herold's Hearsay) [Safety], August, page 38
1-26 championships: Black Forest Gliderport 1973 (Cover) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; Cover], September, cover
Time for a freeze? (Letter) [Competitions\Classes\Standard], September, page 2
All right, Dad! (Letter) [Youth], September, page 3
First national hang gliding meet (Letter) [Hang Gliders], September, page 4
Mano a mano reply (Letter) [Competitions; People\Don K. Wemple], September, page 4
Three useful electronic circuits for sailplanes (Letter) [Instrumentation], September, page 6
Computerized tasks at Waikerie (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World], September, page 7
Lilienthal meet (SSA in Action) [Hang Gliders; People\Jack Lambie], September, page 8
4th US national standard class soaring championships [Competitions\National], September, page 21
8th National 1-26 North American championships, Sites^Colorado Springs, Colorado [Competitions\1-26], September, page 33
Wally Marra's "Drifter" (Homebuilder's Hall) [People\Wally Marra; Sailplanes\Drifter; Homebuilts], September, page 39
Wanted; a few real pros: Homebuilder's Hall [Design; Construction\Sailplanes], September, page 40
low-cost i.e. Cheapsoaring (Letter) [Costs], October, page 3
Memorial gift (Letter) [Archives and Museums], October, page 5
South African invitation (Letter) [International\South Africa], October, page 7
1st women's world soaring contest, Leszno, Poland (SSA in Action) [Competitions; Women], October, page 11
First in women's world soaring contest, Leszno, Poland (SSA in Action) [People\Pelagia Majewska], October, page 11
Second in women's world soaring contest, Leszno, Poland (SSA in Action) [People\Sue Martin], October, page 11
Quentin Berg [Obituaries], October, page 14
Schweizer Aircraft Corp. report [Manufacturers\Schweizer Aircraft Corporation; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-35], October, page 36
H-301 Libelle Shifty center of gravity (Herold's Hearsay) [Sailplanes\HP], October, page 39
Positive control checks, everyone! (Herold's Hearsay) [Safety], October, page 40
My daddy has a sailplane (Cover) [Cover], November, cover
Accessories A dolly handle (Letter) [Construction\Sailplanes], November, page 2
Cheers and tips for the team (Letter) [Competitions\World; International\Australia\Waikerie], November, page 2
Fly American at Waikerie (Letter) [International\Australia\Waikerie], November, page 2
Contest scoring better as it is (Letter) [Competitions], November, page 3
Kids are serious (Letter) [Youth], November, page 3
Production costs Volume is the answer (Letter) [Construction\Sailplanes\Costs], November, page 3
The Marske "Pioneer" (Letter) [Homebuilts; Sailplanes\Pioneer II; Techniques\Thermal Soaring], November, page 4
3rd annual John J. Montgomery hang gliding championships (SSA in Action) [Competitions\California; Design; Ultralight], November, page 10
Margery Cosgrove (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], November, page 12
Roswell E. Franklin (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], November, page 12
Wortmann low-speed airfoils (Homebuilder's Hall) [Aerodynamics\Wortmann Airfoil}Design\Wortmann Airfoil], November, page 36
World team selection (Herold's Hearsay) [Competitions\World; International\New Zealand], November, page 39
What's your drag? (Herold's Hearsay) [Launching\Airplane Towing], November, page 40
'Tis the season to be jolly-? (Cover) [Cover], December, cover
Kansas stubble fire (Letter) [Fires], December, page 2
Putting fun back in off-field landings (Letter), December, page 2
Attention BG-12 owners (Letter) [Sailplanes\BG-12], December, page 3
John C.Carver Kolstad award winner (SSA in Action) [People\John C.Carver; Awards\Kolstad], December, page 3
Trailer solves garage impasse (Letter) [Homebuilts], December, page 3
Std. class definition: the first was best (Letter) [Competitions\Classes\Standard], December, page 5
Memorial plague, Wright Brothers (SSA in Action) [Launching], December, page 6
1974 symposia announced (SSA in Action) [Conferences, Conventions, and Meetings], December, page 9
The FFA Administrator (Herold's Hearsay) [Federal Aviation Agency], December, page 33
Bede exploring sailplane market (Homebuilder's Hall) [People\Jim Bede; Homebuilts; Aircraft\BD-5; Construction\Sailplanes], December, page 34
Editorial from "National Aeronautics" (Herold's Hearsay) [National Aeronautic Association], December, page 34
Opening forces on Schempp-Hirth type dive brakes: Home- builder's Hall [Aerodynamics; Design; Homebuilts; Safety], December, pages 35,1,12

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