Soaring Magazine Index for 1977 organized by author

Soaring Magazine Index for 1977 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, U, V, W, None

A

Adams, Mike
Winner: region 12 contest, 15-meter class, El Mirage, CA (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; ], September, page 44
Aldott, Sandor A. "Alex" (a.k.a. Sandor A. Aldott, Sandor A. (Alex) Aldott, Alex Aldott, S.A. Aldott, Sandor (Alex) Aldott, S.A. "Alex" Aldott, "Alex" Aldott, S. "Alex" Aldott, S.A."Alex" Aldott, Sandor A. "Alex" Aldott, A.S. Aldott)
(Covers) [Cover], July, cover
Kestrel (Covers) [Cover; Sailplanes\Kestrel], November, cover
Aldrich, John; with W. Rogers
Tornadoes El Mirage Labor Day tornadoes [Meteorology], May, page 16
Allemann, Rudy (a.k.a. R. Allemann, R.T. Allemann)
H-301 Libelle [Sailplanes\Libelle], March, page 18

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Bank, W.O.
Psychological preparation for critical performances (Safety Corner) [Safety], April, page 48
Benziger, Peter
Bird glide ratios [Aerodynamics; Birds], December, page 19
Blossom, Forrest
National Soaring Week (SSA in Action) [Publicity; Soaring Society of America], May, page 5
Executive director reports on trip (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], August, page 6
Reports Executive director reports (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], October, page 13
Bonotaux, L.A.
Robert Stanley (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], September, page 10
Brain, Val
Soaring 2000 - the next 25 years: an overview [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Airspace; Competitions; Economics], January, page 14
(The SSA goes to Washington), November, page 16
Buck, Robert H.[N.?]
The CIVV report (SSA in Action) [FAI], June, page 14
Buck, Robert H.[N.]
CIVV report [FAI], January, page 11

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Caldwell, George A.
Japanese motorgllder (Letter) [Motorgliders; International\Japan], January, page 4
Carmichael, Bruce H. (a.k.a. Bruce Carmichael, B.H. Carmichael, B. Carmichael)
On predicting the future of soaring flight, April, page 25
Cleary, William B. (a.k.a. W.B. Cleary, W. Cleary, William Cleary)
President's report (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], April, page 16
President's Interim report (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], June, page 8
President's report (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], October, page 12
Cruce, Marion
Homebuilt transceiver (SSA in Action) [Instruments; Avionics; Homebuilding], February, page 13

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Danielson, Kenneth
Flying the Mini-Nimbus [Sailpalnes\Schmempp-Hirth\Mini-Nimbus; Germany; Test Flying; Construction of Gliders], September, page 21
Davis, Don
Soaring poems (SSA in Action) [Literature], September, page 5
Divelbiss, Richard I.
8th national standard class soaring championships, Ionia, Michigan [Sites\Ionia, Michigan], September, page 12
Drinker, Pemberton H. (a.k.a. Pemberton Drinker)
The hard way [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; Cross-Country Soaring], March, page 34
Region one sports class contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], August, page 38
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)
Accidents An analysis of gliding accidents [Safety], January, page 29
(Safety Corner) [Safety], February, page 39
Judging glider approaches (Safety Corner) [Techniques\Wave Soaring], February, page 39
Instruments - Altimeter In-fllght altimeter setting without radio (Letter) [Instruments], September, page 3
123.3 - the yakking frequency? (Letter) [Radio], October, page 2

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English, Liam D. (a.k.a. L. English, Liam English)
NSM construction begins [Archives and Museums], December, page 16

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Ferguson, B.
Region eight contest, Ephrata, Washington: SSA in action [Competitions\Regional], August, page 9
Ferguson, R.
Winner, 15-meter class: region eight contest (SSA in action) [Competitions\Regional; People\Rudy Allemann], August, page 9
Winner, sports class, region eight contest (SSA in action) [Competitions\Regional; People\John Hammond], August, page 9
Ferguson, R.[B.?]
Region eight contest, Ephrata, Washington (SSA in Action) [People\Dave Seward; Competitions\Regional; Ephrata, Washington], August, page 9
Fisher, Charles, Jr.
Soaring hypoxia [Physiology; Safety], March, page 31
Coping with difficult outlandings: Survival and survival kits [Cross-Country Soaring; Off-Field Landings; Safety], June, page 21
Fleming, Marian
(Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], February, page 42
(Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], April, page 50
Foreman, Steve
My secret Andes flight [International\Chile], April, page 32
Forrester, C.C.
In defense of tail skid (Letter) [Landing Gear], January, page 3
Foster, Gerald R.
(Covers) [Cover], February, cover

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Gaines, Doub
Less is more [Sailplanes\AS-W 17], July, page 10
Georgeson, Dick
In defense of tail skid (Letter), January, page 3
Gibo, David L.
Coping with difficult outlandings: Enjoying an unscheduled stay in a desert [Safety; Off-Field Landings; Desert Soaring], June, page 20
Gomez, J.
Roy Schlemeyer (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], March, page 15
Greene, Jack R.
Immortality in its time [History\Soaring; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], February, page 27
Grey, K.
Winner, standard class, south region five contest: SSA in action [Competitions\Regional; People\Chip Bearden], November, page 12
Grey, R.
South region five contest, Cordele, Georgia: SSA in action [Competitions\Regional; Georgia], November, page 12
Winner, 15-meter class, south region five contest: SSA in action [Competitions\Regional; People\John Byrd], November, page 12
Grey, Robert (a.k.a. Bob Grey, B. Grey)
South region five contest, Cordele, Georgia (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], November, page 12
Griffith, M.S., Jr.
Pilot report: the Nimbus 2 [Sailplanes\Nimbus II], May, page 40

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Haig, Larry
Why the Eaglet lost a prop blade (Letter) [Motorgliders\Eaglet], April, page 4
Hall, Stanley A. (a.k.a. Stan A. Hall, Stan Hall, S. Hall, S.A. Hall)
(Homebuilder's Hall) [Homebuilding], January, page 44
(Homebuilder's Hall) [Homebuilding], March, page 38
(Homebuilder's Hall) [Homebuilding], May, page 44
(Homebuilder's Hall) [Homebuilding], August, page 40
(Homebuilder's Hall) [Homebuilding], September, page 48
(Homebuilder's Hall) [Homebuilding], November, page 45
Hand, David R.[B.?]
The Albatross motorglider [Construction; Motorgliders\Albatross; Design; Test Flying; International\Japan], May, page 36
Haneke, Horst
Soaring in Puerto Rico [Sites\Puerto Rico; Sailplanes\K-8; Launching\Aerotow], December, page 24
Hanson, P.W.
Flutter (Homebuilder's Hall) [Instruments; Aerodynamics], August, page 40
Hayes, Will
(Safety Corner) [Safety], January, page 47
(Safety Corner) [Safety], February, page 39
Herbert, F.
Wodi Harro (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], December, page 12
Herold, Carl
(Herold's Hearsay), February, page 40
"Sierra Sierra", by John Joss (SSA in Action) [Literature\Book Review], October, page 11
(Herold's Hearsay), October, page 40
Hill, William G. (a.k.a. Bill Hill, Billy Hill, W.G. Hill, William Hill)
Dan Grupp (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], June, page 46
Hoose, Shelley (a.k.a. S. Hoose)
(Accent on clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], November, page 50
(Accent on clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], December, page 50
Horvath, Lazlo (a.k.a. Laslo "Les" Horvath, Les Horvath, L. Horvath, Laszlo Horvath)
2-33 Estrella Airport, Arizona (Covers) [Covers\Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 2-33; Sites\Estrella, Arizona], October, cover,25
Hurst, Arthur E.
Winner: region one championships (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], December, page 13
Hutchinson, J.E
Region four contest: Fairfield, PA: [Competitions\Regional], September, pages 11 9
Hutchinson, J.P.
Winner, 15-meter class, region four contest, Fairfield, PA (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; People\Thomas Beltz], September, page 11
Winner: standard class, region four contest, Fairfield, PA (SSA in-action) [Competitions\Regional; People\Thomas Smith], September, page 11
Hutchinson, J.R.
Region four contest: Fairfield, PA (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; Sites\Fairfield, Pennsylvania], September, page 11

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Indrebo, James
Winner: 15-meter class, region eleven contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; ], September, page 43

J     (up to table of contents)

Jensen, Volmer
Climbing hills the easy way, May, page 26
Johnson, Richard H. (a.k.a. Dick Johnson, Richard Johnson, R.H. Johnson, R. Johnson)
A flight test evaluation of the Schweizer 1-35 [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-35; Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], January, page 40
Flight test evaluation of the Schweizer 1-26E [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26e; Test Flying], February, page 32
Flight test evaluation of the Jantar 1 and 2A [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests; Sailplanes\Jantar 2a; Sailplanes\Jantar 1], April, page 40
A flight test evaluation of the Schweizer 1-35 [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; Test Flying], June, page 40
A flight test evaluation of the AS-W 19 [Test Flying; Sailplanes\Schleicher\AS-W 19], August, page 30
Facts about flaps [Aerodynamics], September, page 31
Flight test evaluation of the Glasflugel 604 modifications [Test Flying; Sailplanes\Glasflugel 604], November, page 36
Flight test evaluation of the Mini-Nimbus [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Mini-Nimbus; Test Flying], December, page 40
Joss, John
"Illusions", Richard Bach (SSA in Action) [Literature], July, page 36
Variometer failure (Safety Corner) [Instruments\Variometers; Safety], December, page 48
Junod, Lisa
44th US National unlimited class soaring championship, Caddo Mills, Texas [People\Richard Butler; Competitions\National; Sites\Texas], November, page 24

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Kelias, Paul
Winner: standard class, region eleven contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], September, page 43
Kelleher, C.J.
Patrick the porcine pelican [Sailplanes\XLRA-1; People\Thomas Beltz], July, page 32
Knauff, Thomas (a.k.a. Tom Knauff, T. Knauff)
ADV Lark East newsletter No. 1, September, page 32
Kramar, Irene (a.k.a. I. Kramar)
Women's 3rd international gliding competition, Oerlinghausen Flugplatz, West Germany (SSA in Action) [Women; International\Germany], November, pages 6,8
Pelagia Majewska, Women's 3rd international gliding competition, Oerlinghausen Flugplatz, West Germany (SSA in Action) [International\Oerlinghausen, Germany; Women; Competitions], November, page 8
Kubly, Jon
Nugget (Covers) [Saiplanes\Nugget], May, cover

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Lambie, Jack
Another small step [People\John Luttrell; People\Paul B. MacCready, Jr.; Human-Powered FlightGossamer Condor; Construction; Awards\Kremer; Aerodynamics], October, page 22
Lamont, Douglas
Flying the Cloudster as a sailplane [People\Dore J. Montes; Cloudster; Meteorology; Gliders], July, page 17
Flights Beyond the chandeliers [Ultralights; People\George D. Worthington; Mitchell Wing; California; Mountain Soaring; Cross-Country Soaring], September, page 26
Lansburgh, Lawrence M.
Nugget, Fremont, CA (Covers) [Cover], August, cover
Linke, Connie
1977 Smirnoff Sailplane Derby [People\Al Leffler; People\George Lee; People\Ingo Renner; Competitions\Smirnoff; People\Wally Scott; People\George Moffat], August, page 12
Linke, Hannes
Kestrel (Covers) [Cover; Sailplanes\Kestrel 17], July, cover
Luttrell, John (a.k.a. J. Luttrell)
MacCready's Gossamer Condor (Letter) [Human-Powered Flight; People\P. MacCready], February, page 3
New concept in man-powered flight. Condor (SSA in Action) [Human-Powered Flight\Gossamer Condor], March, page 12

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Marsden, D.J. (a.k.a. D. Marsden)
Two variable geometry sailplanes [Variable Geometry; Sailpaines\Gemini; Aerodynamics; Sailpaines\Pik-20], August, page 19
Maryott, Richard (a.k.a. Dick Maryott)
Flutter, IAS and density altitude (Letter), February, page 5
Flutter, IAS and density altitude (Letter) [Aerodynamics], April, page 5
McKinnie, C.T.
SSA instructor program revised: (SSA in Action) [Training], May, page 9
McMasters, John H. (a.k.a. J.H. McMasters, John McMasters, J. McMasters)
and now, 16m = 15m (Letter) [Aerodynamics], March, page 6
An MPA prediction (Letter) [People\B. Stork; Human-Powered Flight], April, page 3
Four questions on ultralights [Ultralights], July, page 14
Ultralight survey results [Ultralights; Gliders], December, page 27
McMasters, John H. (a.k.a. J.H. McMasters, John McMasters, J. McMasters); with James L. Nash-Webber (a.k.a. J.L. Nash-Webber, J. Nash-Webber and Dr. James L. Nash-Webber James Nash-Webber)
Some technical extrapolations [Aerodynamics; Instruments; Design; Gliders], January, page 21
McNay, C.
A homebuilt philosophy (Homebuilder's Hall) [Homebuilding], June, page 30
Mitchell, Don
The Mitchell Wing. 1. The designer's report [Homebuilding; Design; Construction; Sailplanes\Mitchell Wing], June, page 26
Monroe, Don (a.k.a. D. Monroe)
(Covers) [Cover], March, Cover
acting executive director,Executive director's report (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], April, page 17
Montes, Dore J. (a.k.a. D.J. Montes)
Soaring the Andes (Letter) [International\Chile], February, page 2
Moore, Mike (a.k.a. M. Moore)
12th North American 1-26 championships: Black Forest Gliderport, Colorado [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; Meteorology; People\Harry Senn; Competitions\1-26; Sites\Black Forest, Colorado], October, page 16
Morelli, Piero (a.k.a. P. Morelli)
New glider design handbook (Letter) [Design], January, page 7
Mozer, Herb
1977 standard class champion, September, page 12
Munn, J.
Gettin' up there [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-34; Altitude Flights], February, page 20
Myers, Hal
New glider design handbook (Letter) [Design], January, page 7
Static stability and control of sailplanes (SSA in Action) [Aerodynamics], April, page 46

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Nash-Webber, James L. (a.k.a. J.L. Nash-Webber, J. Nash-Webber, Dr. James L. Nash-Webber James Nash-Webber)
MPA developments (Letter) [Human-Powered Flight], January, page 2
Hand up for MIT soaring association (Letter) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], February, page 7
Flutter, TAS and IAS (Letter) [Aerodynamics], April, page 4
Static stability and control of sailplanes: Piero Morelli (SSA in Action) [Literature], April, page 46
Flutter speed, continued (Letter) [Aerodynamics], July, page 3
Nash-Webber, James L. (a.k.a. J.L. Nash-Webber, J. Nash-Webber, Dr. James L. Nash-Webber James Nash-Webber); with John H. McMasters (a.k.a. J.H. McMasters, John McMasters and J. McMasters)
Some technical extrapolations [Aerodynamics; Instruments; Design; Gliders], January, page 21
Nicks, Oran W. (a.k.a. O. Nicks, O.W. Nicks, Oran W Nicks, Oran Nicks)
How to make a total energy sensor [Homebuilding; Instruments], March, page 23

O     (up to table of contents)

Olson, Jack (a.k.a. J. Olson)
A fine feathered friend [Birds], May, page 25

P     (up to table of contents)

Peterman, T. and R.
Winner: unlimited class, region ten contest (SSA in action) [Competitions\Regional; People\Paul Elliott], November, page 12
Peterman, Tommye and Russ
Bill Snead: Winner, standard class, region ten contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; ], November, page 12
Region ten contest, Georgetown, Texas (SSA in Action) [Sites\Texas; Competitions\Regional], November, page 12
Pierson, Daniel (a.k.a. Danny Pierson, Dan Pierson)
(Covers) [Cover], May, page 34
Pocock, Nick; with I.C. West
Fourscore and more [Training], December, page 37
Poquette, Ray
Winner, unlimited class, region eleven contest: SSA ln action [Competitions\Regional; ], September, page 43
Powell, Hollis C.
Soaring at Santa Fe Community College [Women; Youth; Training], February, page 24
Price, J.
Winner: Region ten sports class contest, Texas: (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; People\Richard H. Johnson], September, page 42
Price, John
Region ten sports class contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; Sites\Texas], September, page 42

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Reeves, E.J.
Honored: SSA to action, November, page 10
Riedel, Peter
Soaring above New York City [Sailplanes\Super Sperber; People\Peter Riedel], May, page 32
Robinson, Fred
Economics of a small gliding school [Commercial Operators; Training; Economics], November, page 34
Rodwell, E.[R.?]; with Phillip Wills
Sharing airspace the British way [International\Great Britain; Airspace], December, page 44
Rodwell, R.[B.]B.[R.?]
To 51,849 ft. ASL by Skylark [People\Michael J. Field; Sailplanes\Skylark; Records\Flights; International\Scotland], June, page 16
Rodwell, Robert R.
Sharing airspace the British way [International\Great Britain; Airspace], December, page 49
Rogers, W.; with John Aldrich
Tornadoes El Mirage Labor Day tornadoes [Meteorology], May, page 16
Russell, Bob
Winching to beat the fuel crunch (Letter) [Launching\Winch], July, page 3
Ryan, T. Claude
The Cloudster [Motorgliders\Cloudster], March, page 27

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Santilli, Alcide (a.k.a. Al Santilli)
Zuni [People\George Applebay; Sailplanes\Zuni], February, page 16
2nd US 15-Meter Championships, Hobbs, NM [Sites\Hobbs, New Mexico; Competitions\National; People\Karl Striedieck], October, page 31
Saudek, Victor M. (a.k.a. Victor Saudek, Vic Saudek, V.M. Saudek, V. Saudek)
Harland C. Ross (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], July, page 37
Sayer, Richard
(Teaching soaring) [Training], May, page 31
A question of spins: Teaching Soaring [Techniques\Wave Soaring; Safety; Training], July, page 44
Scheurer, Gustav
Region 3 instructor - safety symposium (SSA in Action) [Safety], February, page 11
Schuemann, Wil
Instruments - Variometer ADV Third annual report to Soaring from Sage [Instruments], April, page 36
Schweizer, Paul A. (a.k.a. Paul Schweizer, P.A. Schweizer)
Region three sports classic contest: (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], January, page 7
Larry Lawrence (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], June, page 45
Scott, David
(Potomac Pipeline|SSA in Action), February, page 14
(Potomac Pipeline|SSA in Action), March, page 14
(Potomac Pipeline|SSA in Action), June, page 45
(Potomac Pipeline|SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; ], August, page 9
(Potomac Pipeline|SSA in Action), December, page 12
Sebald, Les (a.k.a. L. Sebald)
NiCads are reliable [Safety; Instruments; Homebuilding], July, page 26
Seibels, Grenville J., II (a.k.a. Gren Seibels, G. Seibels, Gren J. Seibels, II, Gren J. Seibels)
"Soaramerica", J. Joss, Ed. (SSA in Action) [Literature], February, page 15
Region Five North Contest, Chester, South Carolina (SSA in Action) [People\Ben Greene; People\John Byrd; Competitions\Regional], July, page 35
"Luck, be a lady" from A Gaggle of One [Literature], August, page 22
Senn, Harry V. (a.k.a. Harry Senn, H.V. Senn)
Yes, Audrey, the 1-26 is a Diamond sailplane! [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; IAwards\Flights], June, page 23
Stan Smith Wins final Diamond award: (SSA in Action) [People\Stan Smith], September, page 6
Sharp, Ted E. (a.k.a. T.E. Sharp, T. Sharp, Ted Sharp)
(Looking Backward|SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine; History\Soaring], February, page 14
(Looking backward|SSA in Action) [History\Soaring], April, page 15
(Looking Backward|SSA in Action) [History\Soaring], June, page 10
(Looking Backward|SSA in Action) [History\Soaring], August, page 8
The myth of cheap soaring [Costs], August, page 27
(Looking Backward|SSA in Action) [History\Soaring], October, page 8
(Looking Backward|SSA in Action) [History\Soaring], December, page 10
Shaw, Charles W.
Using the barogram to improve cross-country soaring [Instruments\Barograms; Cross-Country Soaring], April, page 22
Shoen, M.
Dean McMillan (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], June, page 46
Short, James
Region 3 instructor-safety symposium (SSA in Action) [Training; Mountain Soaring; Soaring Symposia; Safety], February, page 11
Sinclair, John (a.k.a. J. Sinclair)
John Sinclair's fiberglass seat (Homebuilder's Hall) [Homebuilding], December, page 46
Sinclair, John S.
Diamond in a Duster [Mountain Soaring; Awards\Flights; Sailplanes\Duster], June, page 32
Skopil, Arnold
Do-it-yourself motor Nimbus (SSA in Action) [Homebuilding], January, page 9
Slotten, Donald
I've got no strings [Youth; Sites\California; People\Terrence [L.?] Wong], August, page 33
"Oral test guide for glider pilots" by Charles T. McKinnie (SSA in Action) [Literature; Mountain Soaring], December, page 11
Smith, Bernald S. (a.k.a. Bernald Smith, B. Smith, B.S. Smith)
A threat to soaring: insurance costs answer (Letter) [Insurance\Sailplane], February, page 4
Economics and the insurance myth [Insurance, Sailplane; Safety; Economics], May, page 21
SSA group insurance update (SSA in Action) [Insurance\Sailplane], October, page 6
Smith, Thomas
Competing at the Hahnweide (SSA in Action) [Competitions], July, page 7
Stander, Walter
Statistics on the empty weight of sailplanes (Homebuilder's Hall) [Construction of Gliders], July, page 41
Starr, S.
Nationals entry clarification (SSA in Action) [Competitions], May, page 8
Starr, Sterling V. (a.k.a. Sterling Starr, S.V. Starr)
Nationals entry clarification (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Ranking], May, page 8
Steele, Geof
Let's return to the original standard class (Letter) [Sailplanes\Standard Class], June, page 4
Competing at the Hahnweide (SSA in Action) [Competitions; International\Germany], July, pages 7,
Striedieck, K.
Tail skids vs tail wheels (Letter) [People\Paul A. Kurbjun], January, page 3
Sunderland, Gary
The MOBA-2C, a design case history (Homebuilder's Hall) [Construction; Design; Homebuilding], September, page 48
Szurovy, Geza G., Jr.
Soaring clubs and training in Hungary [Training; International\Hungary; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], November, page 20

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Utley, Brian (a.k.a. B. Utley)
(Accent on Clubs), February, page 42
(Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], April, page 50
Uveges, George (a.k.a. G. Uveges)
Pik-20 (Covers) [Cover; Sailplanes\Pik-20], January, cover
Mitchell Wing; George Worthington: Bishop, CA (Covers) [Cover], September, cover
Out & return in an ultralight sailplane [Photography; Ultralights; Mitchell Wing], September, page 24

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Vakkur, George J.
Long flights in the Appalachians [Techniques\Ridge Soaring; Meteorology], July, page 20
Vegso, Sunny (a.k.a. S. Vegso)
SSA convention: The Sunny Side [Soaring Society of America\Development; Conferences, Conventions, and Meetings], January, page 48
2-32 (Covers) [Cover; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 2-32], February, cover
(The Sunny side) [Soaring Society of America\Development], February, page 45
SSA convention booth (Sunny side) [Soaring Society of America\Development], February, page 45
Vernor, Thomas
Photography: 12th No. American 1-26 championships. Black Forest Gliderport, Colorado [Competitions\1-26], October, page 16

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Welch, Ann (a.k.a. A. Welch)
Gliding (SSA in Action) [Literature], March, page 10
Wells, William
Calibrating total energy tubes [Instruments], November, page 18
Wemple, Don K.
Sports Class John Williams Memorial sports class meet, Elsinore, California (SSA in Action) [Sites\Elsinore, California; Competitions\1-26], August, page 39
West, I.C.; with Nick Pocock
Fourscore and more [Training], December, page 37
Williams, Edward P.
Mexico Los planeadores de Mexico: Madre tierra [International\Mexico; Meteorology; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], September, page 37
Wills, Phillip; with E.[R.?] Rodwell
Sharing airspace the British way [International\Great Britain; Airspace], December, page 44
Woods, Christopher (a.k.a. Chris Woods)
"El Mirage", a new soaring film (SSA in Action), September, page 6
Worthington, George D. (a.k.a. G.D. Worthington, G. Worthington)
The Mitchell Wing. 2. A pilot's report [Sailplanes; Mitchell Wing], June, page 27
(Covers), September, page 48
Mitchell Wing: Bishop, CA [California], September, page 55

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Symbol A new SSA symbol? (Letter) [Soaring Society of America], January, page 4
Pitot tube icing (Letter) [Safety], January, page 6
(SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], January, page 7
Region three sports classic contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional Scheurer], January, page 7
Region nine contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; People\Jerry Robertson; People\Springer Jones], January, page 9
SSA convention ADV [Conferences, Conventions, and Meetings], January, pages 11,12
15-meter class, racer Zuni first flights [People\George Applebay; Sailplanes\Zuni], January, page 36
1976 US national and regional champions [Awards], January, pages 38,39
[Homebuilding]January, page 44
The mean aerodynamic cord (Homebuilder's Hall) [Aerodynamics], January, page 44
Atmospheric Instability Effects of wind gradients (Letter) [Meteorology], February, page 3
A threat to soaring: inflating insurance costs (Letter) [Insurance\Sailplane], February, page 4
Polish record (Letter) [International\Poland], February, page 6
Soaring in the USSR (Letter) [International\Russia], February, page 6
(SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], February, page 10
Director election winners (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], February, page 10
Clear air turbulence detected: Potomac Pipeline [Meteorology], February, page 15
(Homebuilder's Hall) [Homebuilding; Construction of Gliders], February, page 36
[Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs]February, page 42
Minnesota Soaring Club Monorail (Accent on Clubs) [Clubs\Minnesota], February, page 42
New Jersey: Aero Club Albatross (Accent on Clubs) [Clubs\New Jersey], February, page 42
Instructor revalidation clinics: Sunny side [Training], February, page 45
(Covers) [Cover; Human-Powered Flight\Gossamer Condor], March, cover
Making kit transceiver is easy (Letter) [Homebuilding; Instruments], March, page 3
Soaring economics (Letter) [Economics], March, page 3
Glider tows with FBO'S? (Letter) [Launching\Airplane], March, page 4
A home built box-top Netto? (Letter) [Homebuilts; Instruments], March, page 6
Wind gradients and slope soaring (Letter) [Techniques\Ridge Soaring], March, page 6
Forrest Blossom:New SSA executive director (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America; People\Forrest Blossom], March, page 8
First women's soaring club? (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Women], March, page 9
FCC fees ruled illegal: Potomac Pipeline [Legislation], March, page 14
Resumes of experience with FAA sought (SSA in Action) [Airspace], March, page 14
[Homebuilding]March, page 38
Low-temperature-cure structural adhesive (Homebuilder's Hall) [Homebuilding; Construction of Gliders], March, page 38
Resurrected Dart 17 (Homebuilder's Hall) [Homebuilding], March, page 38
Directory of US soaring sites (The Sunny side) [Soaring Society of America\Development], March, page 44
(Covers) [Cover; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 2-32], April, cover
J-4 Javelin, 2-32 (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 2-32; Cover], April, cover
Growth and low-cost soaring (Letter) [Economics; Soaring Society of America\Development], April, page 3
(SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], April, page 10
6th annual SSA national soaring convention (SSA in Action) [Conferences, Conventions, and Meetings], April, page 10
Awards presented at 6th annual SSA national soaring convention (SSA in Action) [Awards], April, page 14
Barringer Memorial Trophy (SSA in Action) [People\Wally Scott: Winner; Awards\Barringer], April, page 14
Exceptional Service Award Winner: Charles Shaw (SSA in Action) [People\Charles Shaw; Awards\Exceptional Service], April, page 14
Exceptional Service Award Winner: Larry Wood (SSA in Action) [People\Larry Wood; Awards\Exceptional Service], April, page 14
Exceptional Service Award Winner: Ray Shamblen (SSA in Action) [People\Ray Shamblen; Awards\Exceptional Service], April, page 14
Exceptional Service Award winner: J[G.?]erry Rhine (SSA in Action) [Awards\Exceptional Service; People\Jerry Rhine], April, page 14
Paul Tuntland Memorial Award winner: Oran Nicks (SSA in Action) [Awards\Tuntland; People\Oran W. Nicks], April, page 14
Warren Eaton Award Presented posthumously to John Williams (SSA in Action) [People\John Williams; Awards\Warren Eaton], April, page 14
Bertha M. Ryan Appointed State Governor of California (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Governors; People\Bertha M. Ryan], April, page 15
Forrest Blossom begins duties of executive director (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Staff; People\Forrest Blossom], April, page 15
George R. Allen Appointed state governor of Idaho (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Governors; People\George R. Allen], April, page 15
Herbert H. Hast, Jr. Appointed state governor of Colorado (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Governors; People\Herbert H. Hast, Jr.], April, page 15
New SSA governors appointed (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Governors], April, page 15
R.L. Yelverton Appointed state governor of Mississippi (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Governors; People\R.L. Yelverton], April, page 15
Robert F. Miles Appointed state governor of Kentucky (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Governors; People\Robert F. Miles], April, page 15
Thomas K. Sherwood, III Appointed state governor of Massachusetts (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Governors; People\Thomas K. Sherwood, III], April, page 15
Military airspace curbs urged (SSA in Action) [Airspace], April, page 46
Growth and statistics (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], April, page 50
Tucson Soaring Club (Accent on Clubs) [Clubs\Arizona], April, page 50
Insurance (Letter) [Insurance, Sailplane], May, page 3
Is silent flight too noisy? (Letter) [Noise], May, page 3
Massachusetts Club reopens soaring site (Letter) [Sites], May, page 4
Mohawk soaring club reopens soaring site (Letter) [Clubs\New York], May, page 4
Twin Blanik motorglider (Letter) [Gliders], May, page 4
Medical exams for glider pilots (Letter) [Physiology], May, page 5
SSA instructor program revised (SSA in Action) [Mountain Soaring], May, page 9
Vermont Northeastern sites to reopen (SSA in Action) [Sites\Vermont], May, page 10
National Soaring Museum Administration building destroyed by fire (SSA in Action) [Archives and Museums], May, page 12
Climbing hills the easy way [Ultralights; Gliders; Sunfun; Motorgliding], May, page 26
"It can't happen to me": Teaching Soaring [Training], May, page 31
Soaring above New York City [People\Helmut Reichmann], May, page 32
New soaring operation: Milford, New Jersey (SSA in Action) [Sites\New Jersey], May, page 42
More on plastic canopies (Homebuilder's Hall) [Construction of Gliders; Homebuilding], May, page 44
View window (Covers) [Cover], June, cover
Better than dirty movies and girlie mags (Letter) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], June, page 2
Low-cost soaring? be honest (Letter) [Costs], June, page 3
Variometer time constants (Letter) [Instruments\Variometers], June, page 3
(SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], June, page 6
Museum suggestions sought (SSA in Action) [Archives and Museums], June, page 6
Women contestants chosen for 3rd international feminine gliding competition (SSA in Action) [Women], June, page 6
Resigns position as director of development (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Development; People\Sunny Vegso], June, page 9
Soaring school innovations (SSA in Action) [Training], June, page 10
National Transportation Safety Board: accident investigations: Potomac Pipeline [Safety], June, page 45
More on airport noise (Letter) [Noise], July, page 2
Benner dominates Smirnoff derby (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Smirnoff; People\Ingo Renner], July, page 6
Out and return, distance Striedieck 1000-mile encore: SSA to action [Records\Flights], July, page 6
Tom Brandes killed in practice flight (SSA in Action) [Safety], July, page 7
Safety bulletin for HP sailplanes (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\HP; Safety], July, page 8
Ada Dankowska breaks record (SSA in Action) [Women; People\Ada Dankowska], July, page 9
Dynamic soaring flights made (SSA in Action) [People\Ingo Renner; Techniques\Dynamic Soaring], July, page 9
World feminine singleplace distance record broken: SSA to action [Records\Flights], July, page 9
The christening of Nadia [Gliderports], July, page 30
Region Five North contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; People\Karl Striedieck: Winner Standard Class], July, page 35
Habitual safety (Safety Corner) [Safety], July, page 46
Fremont, California 2-32 (Covers) [Cover; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 2-32; Sites\Fremont, California], August, Cover
The Mitchell Wing kit (Letter) [Mitchell Wing; Homebuilding; Gliders], August, page 2
The real noise culprit (Letter) [Noise], August, page 3
Compressibility and density effects in flutter (Letter) [Aerodynamics], August, page 4
Coping with outlandings (Letter) [Off-Field Landings], August, page 5
(SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], August, page 6
USAF "releases" airspace (SSA in Action) [Airspace], August, page 7
Memorial fund established (SSA in Action) [People\Thomas Brandes], August, page 8
FAA meets on collision avoidance systems: Potomac Pipeline [Safety], August, page 9
Franklin K. (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], August, page 9
Hearings on ATC system: Potomac Pipeline [Legislation], August, page 9
Region eight contest, Ephrata, Washington (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; People\Thomas M. Farr, Jr.], August, page 9
Lens and pen - a potpourri [Photography], August, page 28
Collision avoidance systems meeting: Potomac Pipeline [Federal Aviation Agency], August, page 33
[Homebuilding]August, page 40
(SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], September, page 5
National championship results (SSA in Action) [Competitions\National], September, page 5
Out-and-return record official (SSA in Action) [Striedieck, Karl], September, page 5
Altitude record disclaimer (SSA in Action) [People\Michael J. Field], September, page 7
Bill Ivans Claims US National Unlimited Class record (SSA in Action) [People\Bill Ivans], September, page 7
Claims US 15-meter distance record (SSA in Action) [People\Wally Scott], September, page 7
Scott & Ivans make new US record claims: SSA in action [Records\Flights], September, page 7
20th annual huit jours d'anger coupe d' Europe won by G. Moffat (SSA in Action) [Competitions], September, page 9
Moffat wins European championships (SSA in Action) [People\George Moffat], September, page 9
Operations manager appointed (SSA in Action) [People\John Dezzutti; Soaring Society of America], September, page 9
8th US national standard class soaring championships [Competitions\National; Sites\Ionia, Michigan], September, page 18
Pennsylvania ADV Ridge Soaring: Lark East newsletter No. 1 [Sites], September, page 32
Region eleven contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], September, page 43
Winner: Region eleven contest sports class (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; People\Sherb Klein], September, page 43
Region 12 contest, El Mirage, CA (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; El Mirage, California], September, page 44
Winner: CA region 12 contest. El Mirage: unlimited class (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; People\Bill Ivans], September, page 44
Winner: standard class, Region 12 contest, EL Mirage, CA (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; People\Dan Pierson], September, page 44
[Homebuilding]September, page 48
[Safety]September, page 53
Fiberglass catalyst eye hazard (Safety Corner) [Safety], September, page 53
(SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], October, page 6
Nominations due for regional directors (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], October, page 6
A new Schleicher two-seater: AS-K 21 (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schleicher\AS-K 21], October, page 7
Photography: 12th No. American 1-26 championships. Black Forest Gliderport [Competitions\1-26; People\Hannah Duncan; Colorado], October, page 16
12th annual 1-26 North American championships. Black Forest Gliderport [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; Colorado], October, page 20
First thermal flight? (Letter) [History\Soaring], November, page 2
News from Australia (Letter) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], November, page 3
Restricted airspace (Letter) [Airspace], November, page 3
(SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], November, page 7
New Rocky Mt. wave site (SSA in Action) [Sites], November, page 8
44th US National unlimited class soaring championships, Caddo Mills, Texas [Competitions\National], November, page 32
Balancing act (Homebuilder's Hall) [Homebuilding; Design], November, page 45
Don't forget the rudder (Safety Corner) [Safety], November, page 52
Bishop, CA (Covers) [Cover], December, cover
Frequencies are reserved (Letter) [Radio Communications], December, page 3
Women pilots (Letter) [Women], December, page 3
(SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], December, page 5
Richard H. Johnson Awarded Paul Tissander Diploma (SSA in Action) [Awards\Tissander; People\Richard H. Johnson], December, page 7
Alcohol & flying: Potomac Pipeline [Federal Aviation Agency], December, page 12
New York Harris Hill: Region three contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], December, page 13
Region one contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], December, page 13
Region nine contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\1-26], December, page 14
Winner, unlimited class. Region nine contest (SSA in Action) [People\John Ryan], December, page 14
Winner region nine contest standard class (SSA in Action) [People\Tigger Hall], December, page 14
Winner: region nine contest 15-meter class (SSA in Action) [People\Billy Hill], December, page 14
New Swiss production ultralight [International\Switzerland; Sailplanes\Canard - 2fl], December, page 28
DYAD 280 - a self-launch engine [Landing Gear], December, page 31


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