Soaring Magazine Index for 1976 organized by author

Soaring Magazine Index for 1976 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, N, O, P, R, S, T, U, V, W, None

A

Aldrich, John
(Using the Weather) [Meteorology], February, page 36
(Using the Weather) [Meteorology], March, page 42
(Using the Weather) [Meteorology], May, page 45
(Using the Weather) [Meteorology], June, page 40
(Using the Weather) [Meteorology], November, page 43

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Bank, William O.
That common cold (Safety Corner) [Physiology; Safety], March, page 36
Barritt, Marion (a.k.a. M. Barritt)
Foxtrot Zulu, where are you? [People\Thomas M. Farr, Jr.; Safety; Sailplanes\AS-W 17], July, page 30
Briegleb, Gus
Pioneer lifting-body glider (Letter) [Sailplanes\Pioneer], December, page 3
Buck, R.
"A gaggle of one", by Gren Seibels [Literature], January, page 8
Buck, Robert H.
Flat & Scat [Sailplanes\Mosquito], September, page 34
Buck, Robert N.[H.?]
Flying know-how (SSA in Action) [Literature], January, page 8
Defining the club class (Letter) [Sailplanes\Classes], September, page 3

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Caldwell, J.Emott
Good finish, 404 (1976) [Safety; Competitions], January, page 19
Compton, F.B.
Airport use by sailplanes: (SSA in Action) [Airports], January, page 6

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Dalbec, Stanley; with Peter Lester
Preliminary climatology of lee waves for the island of Oahu, Hawaii [Sites\Hawaii; Meteorology], February, page 16
Davis, Sumner; with R.W. Whelan
Flutter - a case history (Homebuilder's Hall) [Sailplanes\Concept 70; Sailplanes\Libelle; Aerodynamics\Flutter], March, page 34
Divelbiss, R.[E.?]
Region six contest, Ionia, Michigan (SSA in action) [People\Gary Hagemeister; People\Robert L. Moore], December, page 35
Drew, H.; with J. Ryan, Bernald S. Smith (a.k.a. Bernald Smith, B. Smith and B.S. Smith)
American Soaring Handbook, Chapter VIII (SSA in Action) [Literature], May, 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)
SSA safety committee chairman (Safety Corner) [Safety], March, page 37
Safety monograph: . Smith, B. S (SSA in Action) [Safety], June, page 9
A philosophy of safety (Safety Corner) [Safety], June, page 43
Flexible Braunschweig tube attachment (Letter) [Instruments; Homebuilding], July, pages 3,,
Landing out in sailplanes (Safety Corner) [Safety], September, page 52
Landing patterns and right-of-way (Safety Corner) [Safety; Training], November, page 39

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Elmore, Tom (a.k.a. T. Elmore)
Region five, south, contest (SSA in Action) [People\Clive Roberson; Mountain Soaring; People\Woody Woodward], November, page 8
Emons, Joe
Richard Divelbiss, Winner, region six contest, Ionia, Michigan! (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Region 6; People\Richard Divelbiss], December, page 35
Enevoldson, Einar; with Gerard O'Neill
Spot landing from space; the Enterprise [X-24B; Simulation; Space Flight; Test Flying], November, pages 12,13

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Farley, Richard
1st US national 15-meter soaring championships, Bryan, Ohio [People\Joe Emons; Competitions\National; Meteorology; Sites\Bryan, Ohio], November, page 16
Ferguson, ?.
Region eight contest, Ephrata, Washington (SSA in action) [Competitions\Regional; People\Thomas M. Farr, Jr.; People\Rudy Allemann; People\John R. Gill], August, page 9
Firth, John (a.k.a. J. Firth)
Beginning gliding, by Derek Piggott (SSA in Action) [Literature; People\Derek Piggott], June, page 10
Fletcher, D.; with Brian Utley (a.k.a. B. Utley)
(Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], January, page 43
(Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], March, page 40
(Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], May, page 17
(Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], August, page 44
(Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], September, page 49
(Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], November, page 48

G     (up to table of contents)

George, J.
43rd US national unlimited class soaring championships, El Mirage, CA [Competitions\National; People\Al Leffler; People\Steve Foreman; Sites\El Mirage, California; Meteorology], December, page 14
George, Robert J.
Hidden killers [Safety\Legislation], April, page 12
Gibson, Paul
The Zanonia [Sailplanes\Zanonia], December, page 2
The Zanonia [Sailplanes\Zanonia], December, page 24
Gillmore, Norm
Diary of a sailplane [Homebuilding; Construction\Sailplanes], March, page 30
Gimmey, Ray
The Standard Libelle [Sailplanes\LibelleStandard Class], December, page 30

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Haig, Larry
American Eaglet [Ultralights; Homebuilding; Construction\Sailplanes], March, page 16
Eaglet self-launch update (Letter) [Motorgliders], September, page 4
Halacy, Dan
With wings as eagles (SSA in Action), April, page 10
Hall, Stanley A. (a.k.a. Stan A. Hall, Stan Hall, S. Hall, S.A. Hall)
Puzzling polars (Letter) [Aerodynamics], April, page 3
The Liebeck airfoil [People\Bob Liebeck; Aerodynamics], August, page 21
Harms, C.F.
"Instructors have fun too!" Teaching soaring (Letter) [Training], January, page 41
Hasting, Eugene E.
The contribution of Augustus Herring [People\Octave Chanute; History\Soaring; People\Augustus Herring], September, page 37
Hunter, Lloyd
Region three championships, Dansvllle, NY (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; People\Kai Gertsen; People\William C. Feldbaumer; People\David Welles; Sites\Dansville, New York], October, page 13
Hutchinson, Judith R.
Region four contest, Frederick, Maryland (SSA in Action) [People\Ed Byars; People\Cal Walker; 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 [FAI], May, page 20

J     (up to table of contents)

Johnson, Richard H. (a.k.a. Dick Johnson, Richard Johnson, R.H. Johnson, R. Johnson)
Flight test evaluation of the Standard Cirrus B [Sailplanes\Cirrus B; Test Flying], March, page 20
Flight test evaluation of the Nimbus II [Sailplanes\Schemp-Hirth\Nimbus II; Test Flying], April, page 20
A flight test evaluation of the AS-W 17 [Sailplanes\Schleicher\AS-W 17Test Flying], June, page 30
Slight test evaluation of the PIK-20 [Sailplanes\Pik-20], September, page 42
Flight test evaluation of the Glasflugel 604 [Test Flying; Sailplanes\Glasflugel 604], October, page 40

K     (up to table of contents)

K-8
(Cover) [Covers\Sailplanes\K-8], April, Cover
Kiceniuk, Taras, Jr.
Photographs of MPA designed [Human-Powered Flight], January, page 32
Kissel, Emil
Woody's Oahu wahoo wave [People\Woody Brown; Sites\Hawaii; Meteorology], February, page 20
Knauff, Thomas (a.k.a. Tom Knauff, T. Knauff)
Stalls Aileron drag: teaching soaring [Techniques\Wave Soaring], June, page 44
Knypstra, Aimai (a.k.a. A. Knypstra)
1976 Western region sports class contest. El Mirage, CA (SSA in Action) [People\Carl Herold; People\Benjamin S. Kelsey; Competitions\Regional; Sites\El Mirage, California], December, page 36
Knypstra, Don
Salto, Bishop, California (Cover) [Sailplanes\Salto; Cover], May, Cover
Krebs, Wayne
Entering thermals (Safety Corner) [Safety], January, page 45

L     (up to table of contents)

Lambie, Jack
The B-5, an uncompromised sailplane [Instruments; Sailplanes\B-5; People\Pat Beatty], April, page 23
Lansburgh, Lawrence M.
The filming of dawn flight [People\Denis Arndt; Aerobatics; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; Photography], June, page 14
Lee, George; with Ingo Renner
(Cover) [People\George Lee; People\Ingo Renner; Cover], August, Cover
Lert, P., translator
The FS-29, a telescoplng-wing sailplane [Aerodynamics; Lee Waves; Sailplanes\FS-29], January, page 21
Lester, Peter; with Stanley Dalbec
Preliminary climatology of lee waves for the island of Oahu, Hawaii [Sites\Hawaii; Meteorology], February, page 16
Licher, Lloyd M. (a.k.a. L.M. Licher, L. Licher)
SSA executive director's report (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], April, page 15
15-meter record claim (SSA to action) [People\John Gill; Records], October, page 10
SSA executive director's report [Soaring Society of America], October, page 35
Lindsay, Charles V. (a.k.a. Charles Lindsay, C.V. Lindsay)
(Using The Weather) [Meteorology], February, page 36
(Using The Weather) [Meteorology], March, page 42
(Using The Weather) [Meteorology], May, page 45
(Using The Weather) [Meteorology], June, page 40
(Using The Weather) [Meteorology], November, page 43
Linke, Connie
Region twelve contest, California City Airport, CA (SSA in Action) [People\Russell Owens; People\Earl Smith; Competitions\Regional; Sites\California City, California; People\Al Leffler], October, page 12
Luttrell, John (a.k.a. J. Luttrell)
Developments in ultralight gliding [Ultralights], June, page 23
Fiberglass repair problems (Letter) [Costs; Construction], August, page 3

M     (up to table of contents)

MacCready, Paul B., Jr. (a.k.a. P.B. MacCready, Jr., P. MacCready, Jr.)
Developments in ultralight gliding [Ultralights; Performance Calculations; Safety; Training], June, page 23
Maines, P. Halacy
With wings as eagles (SSA in Action) [Literature], April, page 10
Marske, Jim
News of the Monarch (Letter) [Sailplanes\Monarch], June, page 3
McMasters, John H. (a.k.a. J.H. McMasters, John McMasters, J. McMasters)
Seminar sailplanes (Letter) [Techniques\Mountain Soaring; Aerodynamics; Sailplanes], August, page 2
McNay, C.
North region ten contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; People\Ray Gray; People\Joe Emons], January, page 10
Minghelli, Edward G.
Receives Exceptional Achievement Award (SSA in Action) [Awards\Exeptional Service Award; People\Edward G. Minghelli], April, page 6
Moffat, George B., Jr. (a.k.a. George Moffat, G.B. Moffat, Jr., G. Moffat, George B. Moffat)
Something wrong with the system? (Letter) [Competitions], January, page 3
Mohr, B.
7th national standard class soaring championships, Hutchinson, Kansas [Competitions\National; People\Ray Gimmey; Sites\Hutchinsin, Kansas; Meteorology], October, page 16
Montes, Dore J. (a.k.a. D.J. Montes)
Thar's gold in them thar hills [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; People\Robert Root], March, page 26
Moore, Mike (a.k.a. M. Moore)
Being a student again: Teaching Soaring [Training], February, page 35

N     (up to table of contents)

Nash-Webber, James L. (a.k.a. J.L. Nash-Webber, J. Nash-Webber, Dr. James L. Nash-Webber James Nash-Webber)
"Technical Soaring" resumes publication (SSA in Action) [Literature; Soaring Society of America], May, page 10
Nicks, Oran W. (a.k.a. O. Nicks, O.W. Nicks, Oran W Nicks, Oran Nicks)
A simple total energy sensor [Instruments; Test Flying], September, page 30

O     (up to table of contents)

O'Neill, Gerard; with Einar Enevoldson
Spot landing from space; the Enterprise [X-24B; Simulation; Space Flight; Test Flying], November, pages 12,13
Oyens, C.W.A.
From the Netherlands (Letter|Homebuilder's Hall) [International\Netherlands; Homebuilding], January, page 40

P     (up to table of contents)

Page, Tom
15th World Gliding Championships, Rayskala, [International\Finland; Meteorology; People\Ingo Renner; Competitions\World; People\George Lee], September, page 17
The numbered preferential ballot [Soaring Society of America], December, page 13

R     (up to table of contents)

Reichert, P.
Get high - stay high [Sailplanes\Phoebus; Sites\California; Meteorology], May, page 22
Renner, Ingo; with George Lee
(Cover) [People\George Lee; People\Ingo Renner; Cover], August, Cover
Riedel, P.
Robert Kronfeld and the first variometer [People\Helmut Reichmann; History\Soaring; People\Robert Kronfeld; Instruments\Variometers], May, page 25
Riedel, Peter
Get high - stay high [Sailplanes\Phoebus; Sites\California; Meteorology], May, page 22
Rogers, Bennett M.
The ultimate volunteer [People\Lloyd M. Licher], October, page 9
Russell, Duane
Safety seminar report: (Safety Corner) [Safety], May, pages 43,
Rusting, E.E.
"The Butusov Glider"; The contribution of Augustus Herring [Sailplanes\Butusov; History], September, page 39
Ryan, J.; with H. Drew, Bernald S. Smith (a.k.a. Bernald Smith, B. Smith and B.S. Smith)
American Soaring Handbook, Chapter VIII (SSA in Action) [Literature], May, page 12

S     (up to table of contents)

Scheurer, Gustav
Lessons to be learned (Safety Corner) [Safety], July, page 42
Schreder, Richard E. (a.k.a. R. Schreder, Richard Schreder, Dick Schreder, R. Schreder, Richard Schreder, R.E. Schreder)
How to enjoy accident-free soaring: (Safety Corner) [Safety], February, page 34
Building the HP-18, part I [Construction\Sailplanes; Sailplanes\HP-18; Homebuilding], March, page 12
Building the HP-18, part two [Homebuilding; Construction\Sailplanes; Sailplanes\HP-18], April, page 33
Building the HP-18, part three [Sailplanes\Construction; Homebuilding; Sailplanes\HP-18], May, pages 31,10,11,19
Building the HP-18, part four [Construction; Sailplanes\HP-18], June, page 35
Building the HP-18, part five [Homebuilding; Construction; Sailplanes\HP-18], July, page 20
Building the HP-18, part six [Sailplanes\HP-18; Construction\Sailplanes; Test Flying; Homebuilding], August, page 26
Schweizer, Ernest
Receives Exceptional Achievement Award (SSA in Action) [Awards\Exeptional Achievement Award; People\Ernest Schweizer], April, page 6
Scott, Wally, Sr.
The 1976 Smirnoff derby [People\Dan Pierson; People\Ed Butts; People\Ross Briegleb; People\Rudy Allemann; Sites\El Mirage; People\William B. Cleary; People\Paul Bikle; Competitions; Meteorology], August, page 13
Seibels, Grenville J., II (a.k.a. Gren Seibels, G. Seibels, Gren J. Seibels, II, Gren J. Seibels)
The five days of Chester [People\James Smiley; People\Richard Butler; Competitions; People\Ken Sorenson; Sites\Chester, South Carolina], July, page 16
North American 1-26 Championships (SSA in Action) [Competitions\1-26], September, page 12
Senn, Harry V. (a.k.a. Harry Senn, H.V. Senn)
Is the 1-26 a diamond sailplane? [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], February, page 29
Florida soaring weather [Sites\Florida; Meteorology], April, page 27
Sliwa, David
Diamonds of the future [Competitions; Youth], December, page 28
Sliwa, Steven
Techniques; A computer simulation of cross-country soaring [Cross-Country Soaring], January, page 36
Smith, Bernald S. (a.k.a. Bernald Smith, B. Smith, B.S. Smith)
Insurance answer (Letter) [Insurance\Life], February, page 6
Do something about insurance (SSA in Action) [Insurance\Sailplane], April, page 8
New insurance benefits (SSA in Action) [Insurance], May, page 8
Safety monograph (SSA in Action) [Safety], June, page 9
Smith, Bernald S. (a.k.a. Bernald Smith, B. Smith, B.S. Smith); with J. Ryan and H. Drew
American Soaring Handbook, Chapter VIII (SSA in Action) [Literature], May, page 12
Starr, S.
(SSA in Action) [People\John Williams; Obituaries], July, page 14
Steele, Geof
Vintage sailplanes [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], March, page 22
Striedieck, Karl H. (a.k.a. Karl Striedieck)
One grand flight [Records\Flights; Sailplanes\AS-W 17; Meteorology], October, pages 25,,,

T     (up to table of contents)

Thorndyke, Phil
The silver sea scrolls [Literature], September, page 46

U     (up to table of contents)

Utley, Brian (a.k.a. B. Utley); with D. Fletcher
(Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], January, page 43
(Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], March, page 40
(Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], May, page 17
(Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], August, page 44
(Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], September, page 49
(Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], November, page 48
Uveges, George (a.k.a. G. Uveges)
(Cover) [Cover], January, cover

V     (up to table of contents)

Vegso, Sunny (a.k.a. S. Vegso)
Emblem change: the Sunny side [Soaring Society of America], December, page 38
Voltz, Gunther (a.k.a. Gunter Voltz, G. Voltz)
Soaring's next generation [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Youth], March, page 33

W     (up to table of contents)

Waibel, Gerhard (a.k.a. G. Waibel)
Flight testing sailplanes [Test Flying], January, page 14
Walker, James
Storms Caught in the soup [Meteorology], February, page 24
Walker, Mathews
Mission: improbable [International\Finland; International\Sweden], November, page 24
Wallis, Stephen A.
Real-time experience: the only teacher (Letter) [Training], February, page 7
Weishaupt, Per (a.k.a. P. Weishaupt)
CIVV motorgliding report [Motorgliders; FAI], August, page 11
Whelan, R.W.; with Sumner Davis
Flutter - a case history (Homebuilder's Hall) [Sailplanes\Concept 70; Sailplanes\Libelle; Aerodynamics\Flutter], March, page 34
White, Terry
Gliding the Orbiter [Orbiter; Space Flight], February, page 21
Williams, Bill
L/D isn't everything [Sailplanes\Blanik; Cross-Country Soaring], January, page 38
Wood, Lawrence
State of the Society (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], December, page 8
Worthington, George D. (a.k.a. G.D. Worthington, G. Worthington)
A soaring pilot tries hang gliding [Hang Gliders; Sites; Training; Ultralights], November, page 28
Wright, J.C. "Red Dog" (a.k.a. J.C. Wright, J.C. "Red" Wright)
Farewell to a good friend (Letter) [Obituaries], May, page 4

None     (up to table of contents)

How the Minimoa got its name (Letter) [Sailplanes\Minimoa], January, page 2
Ultralight flying wing (Letter) [Ultralights], January, page 2
The cost of soaring: another look (Letter) [Costs], January, page 4
Safety on the ridge (Letter) [Techniques\Ridge Soaring; Safety], January, page 5
Actions required for: KA-2B (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Agency; Sailplanes\KA-6B; Sailplanes\KA-6BB; Sailplanes\KA-6C; Sailplanes\KA-6CR; Sailplanes\KA-7; Sailplanes\KA-8; Sailplanes\AS-K13; Sailplanes\SF-27A; Sailplanes\M-100S; Sailplanes\M-200; Sailplanes\A-21; Sailplanes\KA-6], January, page 7
Club Libelle ATC'd (SSA in Action) [Licenses\Sailplane; Sailplanes\Libelle], January, page 8
A foot-launched ultralight motorglider [Ultralights\Icarus II; Homebuilding], January, page 30
1975 US National and Regional Champions [Competitions], January, pages 34,35
Summary of club data (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], January, page 43
NTSB accident report (Safety Corner) [Safety], January, page 44
Woodson K. Woods (Cover) [Cover], February, cover
Enforcing FAR's; whose ox is gored? (Letter) [Federal Aviation Agency], February, page 3
On centering thermals (Letter) [Meteorology], February, page 3
Permissible launch altitude: figuring it the easy way (Letter) [Awards\Badges\1 Percent Rule], February, page 5
Insurance (Letter) [Insurance\Life], February, page 6
Netto vario in circling climb (Letter) [Instruments\Variometers], February, page 6
Soaring stamps (Letter) [Archives and Museums; Stamps], February, page 8
Hew Soaring Society directors (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], February, page 9
New clubs formed in Mississippi (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], February, page 10
Bequest bidding results (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], February, page 11
Lincoln award announced (SSA in Action) [Awards\Lincoln], February, page 11
1975 Kolstad award winner (SSA in Action) [People\Steve Foreman; Awards\Kolstad Award], February, page 12
SSAr to head C.I.V.L. (SSA in Action) [People\Dam Poynter; FAI], February, page 12
Guidelines: Biennial flight reviews (Potomac Pipeline) [Flight Reviews], February, page 13
First test flight photo [Sailplanes\Schleicher\AS-W 19], February, page 14
Mid-air collisions: Potomac Pipeline [Safety], February, page 14
Refinishing metal surfaces (Homebuilder's Hall) [Homebuilding], February, page 30
Pilatus B-4 wings available (Homebuilder's Hall) [Sailplanes\Pilatus B-4; Homebuilding], February, page 31
Vector I status report (Homebuilder's Hall) [Sailplanes; Instruments\Variometer], February, page 32
Wanted: soaring site climatologies: Using the Weather [Meteorology], February, page 36
"Aviation Weather" revision available (Using the Weather) [Meteorology], February, page 37
HP-18 (Cover) [Cover; Sailplanes\HP-18], March, Cover
The joy of soaring (Letter) [Training], March, page 2
A seeding alternative (Letter) [Competitions], March, page 3
Icarus motorglider follow-up (Letter) [Motorgliders\Icarus II], March, page 3
Stability and control (Homebuilder'sHall) [Homebuilding], March, page 4
Flight training in a rigid wing ultralight (Letter) [Training; Ultralights], March, pages 5,
Team fund - world championships (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World], March, page 8
Action required for Kestral (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Kestrel; Federal Aviation Agency], March, page 9
First FAA bienniel operations review conference: Potomac Pipeline [Federal Aviation Agency], March, page 9
Javelin in production (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Javelin], March, page 11
Vintage sailplanes [Sailplanes\Rhonbussard], March, page 22
SSA Safety Committee (Safety Corner) [Safety], March, page 37
Sink speed: teaching soaring [Aerodynamics; Instruments], March, page 38
Forecasters' Handbook #3 available: Using the Weather [Meteorology], March, page 42
What's a world championship with no defending champion? (Letter) [Competitions\World; People\Helmut Reichmann], April, page 2
A forefather of meteorology? (Letter) [Meteorology; People\Moazagotl], April, page 5
Canadian motorgliding regulations (Letter) [Licenses\Motorgliders; International\Canada], April, page 5
5th annual SSA soaring convention, Denver, Colorado (SSA in Action) [Conferences, Conventions, and Meetings], April, page 6
Babbs Nutt Receives Exceptional Achievement Award (SSA in Action) [Awards\Exceptional Achievement; People\Babbs Nutt], April, page 6
Barringer trophy awarded to Wallace A. Scott, Sr. (SSA in Action) [People\Wallace A. Scott, Sr.; Awards\Barringer], April, page 6
Douglas Lamont Receives Exceptional Service Award (SSA in Action) [Awards\Exceptional Service Award; People\Douglas Lamont], April, page 6
Eaton trophy awarded posthumously to Joseph C. Lincoln (SSA in Action) [People\Joseph C. Lincoln; Awards\Eaton], April, page 6
Joseph C. Lincoln Posthumously awarded Eaton Trophy (SSA in Action) [Awards\Eaton; People\Joseph C. Lincoln], April, page 6
Receives Exceptional Achievement Award (SSA in Action) [Awards\Exeptional Service Award; People\John B. Gravance], April, page 6
Receives Exceptional Achievement Award (SSA in Action) [Awards\Exceptional Achievement; People\Hannah Duncan; People\Jack Laister], April, page 6
Receives Exceptional Service Award (SSA in Action) [Awards\Exceptional Service; People\Bernald S. Smith], April, page 6
Richare H. Ball Receives Exceptional Achievement award (SSA in Action) [Awards\Exeptional Service Award; People\Richard H. Ball], April, page 6
Winner of Lewin B. Barringer Trophy (SSA in Action) [Awards\Barringer Memorial Trophy], April, page 6
High Sierra Soaring, Bishop, California open again (SSA in Action) [Sites\Bishop, California], April, page 7
Homebuilding in a factory (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\C-70; Homebuilding], April, page 7
A new US 15-meter racer (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes], April, page 9
Waving it! Teaching Soaring [Meteorology; Training; Techniques\Wave Soaring], April, page 41
In thermaling, low is no! (Safety Corner) [Meteorology; Safety], April, page 44
Flutter with mass balance (Letter) [Flutter], May, page 3
Libelle rudder flutter fix (Letter) [Flutter; Sailplanes\Libelle], May, page 3
The seeding controversy [Competitions], May, page 3
For a US soaring stamp; write! (Letter) [Stamps], May, page 4
A computer conquest of Mt. McKinley? (Letter) [Mountain Soaring], May, page 5
Claims out and return record (SSA in Action) [People\Karl Striedieck], May, page 7
Out and return: SSA to action [Records], May, page 7
Mosquito debut (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Mosquito], May, page 9
(Accent on Clubs) [People\Marian Fleming], May, page 17
Club safety awareness (Accent on Clubs) [Safety], May, page 17
Alexander Lippisch [Obituaries], May, page 26
Mountain wave: pre-frontal or post-frontal: Using the Weather [Meteorology], May, page 45
Dawn Flight (Cover) [Covers\1-26; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], June, Cover
Ultralight flying wing (Letter) [Ultralights], June, page 2
Placement for best wave lift (Letter) [Techniques\Wave Soaring], June, page 3
Wing and trailer resonant "flutter"? (Letter) [Trailers; Flutter], June, page 5
Actions required for: SF-26A, M-100, ASW17 (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Agency], June, page 9
Contest rules additions (SSA in Action) [Competitions], June, page 9
John Ryan elected director (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], June, page 10
National Transportation Safety Board expansion: Potomac Pipeline [Legislation], June, page 11
Satellite photo details soaring area: Using the Weather [Meteorology\Thermal Soaring; Meteorology\Wave Soaring], June, page 40
2-33 (Cover) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 2-33; Cover], July, cover
Needed: a better club class definition (Letter) [Sailplanes\Classes\Club Class], July, page 3
Flutter; checks and fixes (Letter) [Flutter], July, page 5
Bankers are human (Letter) [Economics], July, page 6
Glider loan help (Letter) [Economics], July, page 6
A 1015-mile O&r (SSA in Action) [Records; Sailplanes\Schleicher\AS-W 17; People\Karl Striedieck], July, pages 10,
Sunny Vegso, Director of Development (SSA in Action) [People\Sunny Vegso; Soaring Society of America], July, page 10
Wally Scott ,Winner, Smirnoff derby (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Smirnoff; People\Wally Scott], July, page 11
Sportsman competition and handicapping (Herold's Hearsay) [Competitions], July, page 39
Towplane performance (Herold's Hearsay) [Techniques\Wave Soaring], July, page 40
Yaw string (Letter) [Aerodynamics], August, page 3
Sportsman contests (Letter) [Competitions], August, page 4
391 miles in a 1-26 (SSA in Action) [Flights; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], August, page 6
US national feminine multiplace 100-km speed triangle: SSA to action [Records\Feminine], August, page 6
"Soaring meteorology for forecasters" now available (SSA in Action) [Meteorology; Literature\Handbooks], August, page 7
George Lee and Ingo Renner win at Finland (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World], August, page 7
Region one championships, Warren, Vermont (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; Sites\Warren, Vermont; People\Sam Francis; People\John Daniell; People\James Herman], August, page 7
The Philadelphia glider council (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], August, page 44
Harry Miltner (Cover) [Cover], September, cover
SSA 1976 Soaring Directory (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], September, page 7
Action required on: Rhonlerche II and Schweizer 2-33 (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Rhonlerche II; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 2-33; Federal Aviation Agency], September, page 8
Flight sessions group (SSA in Action) [Test Flying], September, page 8
The Lincoln Prize (SSA in Action) [People\Steve Foreman; Awards\Lincoln Award], September, page 9
Tom Page Receives Soaring Hall of Fame Award (SSA in Action) [Awards\Hall of Fame; People\Tom Page], September, page 9
New two-place sailplane (SSA in Action) [People\Ted Smith; Design; Sailplanes\Soaring Star], September, page 10
Region eleven contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], September, page 13
Region eleven contest winner (SSA in Action) [People\Hugo Fischer], September, page 13
Region eleven contest winner (SSA in Action) [People\Carl Herold], September, page 13
Region seven contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], September, page 15
Region seven contest winner (SSA in Action) [People\Bob Hupe], September, page 15
Region seven contest winner (SSA in Action) [People\Jake Van Dyke], September, page 15
Region seven contest winner (SSA in Action) [People\Woody Woodward], September, page 15
15th OSTIV Congress [FAI], September, page 26
Soaring sites - Fairfield, Delaware (Accent on Clubs) [Sites\Fairfield, Delaware], September, page 49
Soaring sites - a club that bought its owl (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], September, page 49
1-35 (Cover) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-35; Cover], October, cover
Open Class (Cover) [Covers\Open Class], October, Cover
MPA update (Letter) [Sailplanes], October, page 2
Club class definition (Letter) [Competitions\Classes\Club Class], October, page 3
Duster's demise - a flutter case history (Letter) [Sailplanes\Duster; Flutter; Safety], October, page 4
SSA executive director resigns (SSA in Action) [People\Lloyd M. Licher; Soaring Society of America], October, page 8
DG-100 ATC'd (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\DG-100; Licenses\Sailplane], October, page 10
Growth of Society membership (Herold's Hearsay) [Soaring Society of America], October, page 47
X24-B (Cover) [Cover], November, cover
Takeoff Advantages of a fixed tail wheel (Letter) [Safety; Techniques\Wave Soaring], November, page 3
Wanted: a design handbook (Letter) [Design], November, page 4
Foot-launch freedom November 1976 (Letter) [Hang Gliders], November, pages 4,5
Instruments - Transponders Solar cells to power glider transponders? (Letter) [Instruments], November, page 5
Solar cells to power glider transponders? (Letter) [Safety], November, page 5
SSA Convention; 1977, Tucson, Arizona (SSA in Action) [Conferences, Conventions, and Meetings\Tucson, Arizona], November, page 7
New 1-26 distance flight! SSA to action [People\Charles Shaw; Records\Flights], November, page 8
Sailplane weight estimation in design (Homebuilder's Hall) [Construction\Sailplanes; Homebuilding], November, page 32
SSA symbol revision? The Sunny side [Soaring Society of America], November, page 37
Cyclones, dust devils, thermals: Using the Weather tornadoes [Meteorology], November, page 43
Sportsman Class contest (Herold's Hearsay) [Competitions], November, page 46
New Jersey Soaring Council formed (Accent on Clubs) [Clubs\New Jersey], November, page 48
Winter activities (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], November, page 48
2-33's (Cover) [Cover; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 2-33], December, Cover
Increasing airspeed on final; wind gradient vs ground turbulence (Letter) [Aerodynamics], December, page 3
Helping young people, success story (Letter) [Youth], December, page 5
Lower cost, the real reason for a club class (Letter) [Competitions\Classes\Club Class], December, page 5
Aircraft museum tax exemption: Potomac Pipeline [Archives and Museums], December, page 33
Airworthiness directives Action required: Caproni A-21 (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Caproni A-21; Federal Aviation Agency], December, page 33
FAA medical waivers: Potomac Pipeline [Physiology; Federal Aviation Agency], December, page 34
Flying, America's soaring book, G. Seibels, ed. (SSA in Action) [Literature], December, page 35
Soarsierra, Joss, J. and J. George, eds. (SSA in Action) [Literature], December, page 35
Marijuana and soaring (Safety Corner) [Physiology], December, page 41
Tabulation of contest results (Herold's Hearsay) [Competitions], December, page 42


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