Soaring Magazine Index for 1978 organized by author

Soaring Magazine Index for 1978 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, P, R, S, T, U, V, W, None

A

Allemann, Rudy (a.k.a. R. Allemann)
Accidents aren't accidental. (Safety Corner) [Safety; Medical], January, page 39
Learning about landings (Safety Corner) [Medical; Instruction], February, page 44
A Controlled-Speed Start System (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; Competitions], June, page 33

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Backstrom, Al
The Self-Launching Plank Sailplane (Feature Articles) [Homebuilding; Economics; Self-Launch], May, page 28
Baker, Jorj
New foot-launched ultralight (Letters) [Homebuilding], May, page 7
Barrett, Vicki
Soaring razzmatazz (SSA in Action) [Films; Youth], March, page 32
Barritt, Doug
500 km women's flights (Letters) [Women], April, page 5
Barritt, Marion (a.k.a. M. Barritt)
The Third US National 15-Meter Soaring Championships, September, page 36
Basham, D.
Gwen Gordon 1st woman to win a task in SSA contest: Region Nine West Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions; Women], August, page 5
John Ryan Winner, 15-Meter Class, Region Nine West Contest (SSA in Action), August, page 5
Basham, David W.
Region Nine West Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], August, page 5
Beaulieu, André
Winner, Schweizer Outstanding Cadet Award, January, page 26
Becher, H.
A Visit to Narromine (Letters) [International\Australia], June, page 5
Becher, William E.
Soaring in Austria (Feature Articles) [International\Austria], January, page 17
Beeker, H.
A visit to Narromlne (Letters) [International\Australia], June, page 5
Bell, Doug
A look at the used sailplane market (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes; Homebuilding; Economics], January, page 31
Blackburn, Al (a.k.a. A. Blackburn)
Rope break: Steep vs. Shallow Turns (Letters), September, page 3
Rope break: steep vs. shallow turns (Letters) [Instruction], September, page 3
Blossom, Forrest W. (a.k.a. F. Blossom)
How our International Team is chosen, SSA in Action [Competitions\World\US Team], January, page 9
Aerobatics: Check your flight manual, SSA in Action [Sailplanes\Blanik; Instruction; Medical], January, page 14
Bernald Smith: Director election winner (SSA in Action) [People\Bernald Smith], February, page 8
Bob Kramer: Director election winner (SSA in Action) [People\Bob Kramer], February, page 8
Director election winners (SSA in Action), February, page 8
Don Knypstra: Director Election Winner (SSA in Action) [People\Don Knypstra], February, page 8
Joe P. Bennis: Director election winner (SSA in Action) [People\Joe P. Bennis], February, page 8
R.E. Schreder: Director election winner (SSA in Action) [People\R.E. Schreder], February, page 8
Sam Francis: Director election winner (SSA in Action) [People\Sam Francis], February, page 8
Williams S. Ivans: Director election winner (SSA in Action) [People\William S. Ivans], February, page 8
Pilot From the Ground: the Biennial Flight Review (SSA in Action) [Certification], March, page 8
The Biennial Flight Review (From the ground|SSA in Action) [Legislation], March, page 8
Barney Williams Selected for Soaring Hall of Fame, The SSA Executive Director's Report [Awards\Hall of Fame; People\Barney Williams], April, page 24
Steve Bennis elected. The SSA Executive Director's report [Awards], April, page 24
Steve Bennis: Selected for Soaring Hall of Fame, The SSA Executive Director's report [Awards\Hall of Fame; People\Steve Bennis], April, page 24
The SSA Executive Director's Report, Executive and Board reports [Soaring Society of America], April, page 24
The SSA Executive Director's report (Feature Articles) [Soaring Society of America\Executive Director], April, page 24
Private Rated Club Tow Pilots (SSA in Action) [Launching\Tow Pilots; Legislation], May, page 14
Registration of new foreign aircraft (From the Executive Director) [Certification], May, page 14
Experimental aircraft registration (From the SSA Executive Director|SSA in Action) [Homebuilding; Legislation; Certification], July, page 7
From the Executive Director (SSA in Action) [Medical], August, page 4
BGA makes aircraft bulletins available (SSA in Action) [Legislation], August, page 5
BGA makes aircraft bulletins available, SSA in Action [International\UK], August, page 5
Experimental Aircraft Update (SSA in Action) [Homebuilding; Legislation], September, page 6
US Team Fund (SSA in Action) [Competitions], September, page 6
(The Executive Director's Report) [Soaring Society of America], September, page 27
Accidents, SSA in Action [Safety], October, page 5
Contest Numbers (SSA in Action) [Competitions], October, page 7
Homebuilt tow planes (SSA in Action) [Homebuilding; Legislation], December, page 7
Bradshaw, Lee
A testimonial to spin training (Safety Corner) [Instruction; Safety], July, page 43
Brent, Melinda
Poem, The Glider Pilot [Literature], December, page 2
Brod, Gary
1-26 (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], May
Brown, B.
Winner Standard Class, Region Seven Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action) [People\Tom Hanson], December, page 10
Woody Woodward: Winner 15-Meter Class, Region Seven Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action) [People\Woody Woodward], December, page 10
Brown, Bud
Region Seven Contest 1978 (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], December, pages 10,7
Buck, R.
CIVV report (SSA in Action) [CIVV], June, page 6
Busacca, Mark
Drawing: A patch of sun [Illustration], July, page 27
Byrd, John
Winner 15-Meter Class, Region Five South Contest 1978, , Grey, B. (SSA in Action), November, page 8

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Chillinsworth, Phyllis
Chateauroux, France (Covers) [Competitions\World], October
Cleary, William B. (a.k.a. W.B. Cleary, W. Cleary, William Cleary)
Between Times (SSA in Action), January, page 9
The SSA President's Report [Soaring Society of America\President's Report], September, page 26
Conner, F.
Winner, the 13th US National 1-26 Championships [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; People\Scott Imlay], September, page 20
Conner, Frank E.
The 13th US National 1-26 Championships (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; Competitions\1-26], September, page 20
Conwell, Dick
I'm just wild about Harry (Feature Articles) [Flight Stories], February, page 20
Cooper, Tom (a.k.a. T. Cooper)
Dynamic soaring-self deception? (Letters) [Techniques\Dyanmic Soaring], December, page 3
Cote, Ray
The Cloudster as a towplane (Letters) [Launching\Towplanes; Homebuilding], March, page 2
Pilot Reports A Cloudster progress report (Feature Articles) [Homebuilding; Performance\Evaluations], October, page 36
Crowder, Jim
Blanik structural problem (Letters) [Sailplanes\Blanik], October, page 3

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Davari, Bijan; with Robert T. Jones
Comparative longitudinal stability of ultralight tailless gliders (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics\Tailless Gliders; Homebuilding], January, page 32
Decker, Chet
NSM gets Albatross (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\National Soaring Museums; Vintage Aircraft], July, page 11
Diblin, J.A.
Tow pilots please note: gasoline is cheaper than cylinders (Letters) [Launching\Towplanes; Homebuilding; Instruction], January, page 5
Driver-Jowitt, Jonathan
A Patch of Sun (Feature Articles) [Flight Stories; Literature], July, page 26
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)
V-Tails Twitchy? 't Ain't So (Letters) [Sailplanes\1978 Sailplane Directory Supplement], August, page 3
Parachutes More than a seat cushion. (Safety Corner) [Physiology; Parachutes], August, page 51
Off-field landings on unlevel ground. Teaching Soaring [Instruction], September, page 48

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Ely, Katherine M.
Obituary - Lawrence Ely (SSA in Action) [People\Lawrence Ely; Obituaries], February, page 38
English, Liam D. (a.k.a. L. English, Liam English)
Museum News (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\National Soaring Museum], July, page 8
Will the real Albatross please stand up? (Letters) [Vintage Aircraft], September, page 2
Eppler, M.
Dave Culpepper: Winner 15-Meter Class, Region Ten North Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action) [People\Dave Culpepper], December, page 14
Tom Hanson: Winner Standard Class, Region Ten North Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action) [People\Tom Hanson], December, page 14
Eppler, Mike
Region Ten North Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], December, page 14
Erikson, Gregg
Twitchy vee-talls (Letters) [Sailplanes\1978 Sailplane Directory Supplement], November, page 2

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Ferguson, Ron
The Third US National 15-Meter Soaring Championships, September, page 36
Firth, John (a.k.a. J. Firth)
PIK-20 Flap Performance (Letters) [Performance\Evaluations; Sailplanes\Pik\Pik-20], January, page 3
Fleugel, John S.
Hawk F. T. E. (Letters) [Birds], September, page 2
Foreman, Jim (a.k.a. J. Foreman)
Black Forest Gliderport (Covers) [Sites\Black Forest], February
Monerai (Covers) [Sailplanes\Monerai], June
Monerai (Feature Articles) [Homebuilding; Economics; Sailplanes\1978 Sailplane Directory Supplement], June, page 14
Forrester, Chuck; with Grenville J. Seibels, II
The 45th US National Unlimited Soaring Championships (Feature Articles) [Competitions\National; People\A.J. Smith], December, page 16

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Gaines, Robert E. (a.k.a. Robert Gaines, Bob Gaines, R. Gaines)
Libelle (Covers) [Sailplanes\Libelle], April
Aviation safety reporting system. (Safety Corner) [Safety; Medical], August, page 51
George, Douglas C.
Drawings, Pteradyne flights [Illustration], March, page 34
Georgeson, Dick
International Attempt number 27 (Feature Articles) [Awards\Records and Record Flights; Flight Stories; People\Dave Speight; People\Bruce Drake], April, page 31
Gravely, Edmund K.
Joint ownership (Feature Articles) [Economics; Homebuilding], May, page 41
Gray, Glenn M.
The Poor Boy's Guide to Fund Raising (Feature Articles) [Economics], June, page 30
Gregg, B.
The 1978 Smirnoff Sailplane Derby (Feature Articles) [Competitions], August, page 14
Gregg, Ron
The 1978 Smirnoff Sailplane Derby [Competitions], August, page 14
Grey, Robert (a.k.a. Bob Grey, B. Grey)
Region Five South Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action), November, page 8
Grumstrup, B.; with Jim Stabler
(Covers), July
Grumstrup, Bruce
Jim Stabler (Covers) [People\Jim Stabler], July
Guay, Alain
The RF-9 (Feature Articles) [Homebuilding; Motorgliders\RF-9], January, page 19

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Haggren, Dick
Getting High in the Low Countries (Feature Articles) [International\Belgium; Sites], December, page 38
Hall, Stanley A. (a.k.a. Stan A. Hall, Stan Hall, S. Hall, S.A. Hall)
Understanding structural load' factors, Homebuilders' Hall [Aerodynamics; Homebuilding], January, page 43
Understanding structural load factors [Homebuilding], January, page 143
How to Design and Build Your Own Hydraulic Flap System, Homebuilders' Hall [Homebuilding], October, page 41
How to design and build your own hydraulic flap system, Homebuilders' Hall [Construction and How-To], October, page 41
How to Design and Build Your Own Hydraulic Flap System, Part 2, Homebuilders' Hall [Homebuilding], November, page 34
Hanson, M.
Jantar (Covers) [Sailplanes\Jantar], August
Helview, Bruce
Peer pressure for safety [Safety; Medical], September, page 50
Hertenstein, Rolf, Jr.
Some thoughts on spins. (Safety Corner) [Physiology; Instruction], September, page 51
Hill, W.
Carl Ekdahl: Winner, Sports Class, Region Nine East Contest (SSA in Action) [People\Carl Ekdahl], August, page 7
John Brittingham: Winner, Standard Class, Region Nine East Contest (SSA in Action) [People\John Brittingham], August, page 7
Region Nine East Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], August, page 7
Holighaus, K.
40:1 for the 15-meter class? (Letters) [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Mini-Nimbus], February, page 2
Holighaus, Klaus; with response to R. Johnson
40:1 for the 15-meter class? (Letters) [Performance\Evaluations], February, page 2
Hoose, S., ed.
1978 Sailplane Directory Supplement (Feature Articles) [Literature], August, page 21
Hoose, Shelley (a.k.a. S. Hoose)
Accent on clubs [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], January, page 36
Eric "Herb" Mozer: US International Team News (SSA in Action) [People\Eric "Herb" Mozer], February, page 10
Trailer plug protection (Accent on Clubs) [Sailplanes], February, page 41
Winch or not? (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Instruction], February, page 41
World Championship News (SSA in Action) [Competitions], March, page 32
Richard Hosebfeld: A fitting memorial (Accent on Clubs) [People\Richard Hosenfeld; Obituaries], March, page 44
World Championship news (SSA in Action) [People\Richard Johnson; Competitions\World], April, page 13
Bolivian Club Soaring (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; International\Bolivia], April, page 43
Nancy Evans, FAI awards coordinator, SSA in Action [Soaring Society of America; People\Nancy Evans], May, page 10
US International Team news (SSA in Action) [People\Dick Butler; Competitions], May, page 11
Bill Saltzman: Winner, PASCO Sawyer Award (Accent on Clubs) [Awards; People\Bill Saltzman], June, page 40
32nd Annual Torrey Pines Midwinter Meet (Accent on Clubs) [Competitions], July, page 38
Starting a club (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Economics], July, page 38
A Motorglider Club? (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Homebuilding], August, page 52
Roy McCaldin breaks Arizona Distance Record, TuSC's 1-26 Upstages Smirnoff Stars (Accent on Clubs) [Awards\Records and Record Flights; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; People\Roy McCaldin], August, page 52
National Soaring Museum Support (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\National Soaring Museum], August, page 53
John Lee: SSA hires new administrative assistant, SSA in Action [People\John Lee; Soaring Society of America], September, page 9
(Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], October, page 46
An Australian soaring club (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Sites\Australia], November, page 46
The 1978 Soaring Safari (Accent on Clubs) [Derbies], November, page 46
Try the Tiny Triangle (Accent on Clubs) [Instruction], November, page 46
New National Feminine Records Approved, SSA in Action [People\Sabrina Jackintell; Women; Awards\Records], December, page 7
(Accent on Clubs), December, page 50
Horvath, Lazlo (a.k.a. Laslo "Les" Horvath, Les Horvath, L. Horvath, Laszlo Horvath)
Centerfold poster [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 2-32], February
AS-K 14 Motorgliders (Covers) [Motorgliders\AS-K 14], December
Huff, Alan; with Larry Johnson
The use of rudder and ailerons in stall control (Letters) [Instruction], January, page 6
Hughes, Langston
Poem [Literature], October, page 35
Hume, Nancy
The 1978 US National and Regional Champions [Competitions], November, page 14
The 9th Annual Standard Class Championships [Competitions], November, page 14

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Irving, Frank G. (a.k.a. F.G. Irving, F. Irving, Frank Irving)
Sigma development to resume (SSA in Action) [Aerodynamics; Homebuilding], January, page 12
Ismande, Robert B.
Spin incidents and accidents. (Safety Corner) [Safety; Instruction; Medical], March, page 40

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Jacoby, N.; with Peter Teunisse
(Covers), November
Jacoby, Ned
Peter Teunisse (Covers), November
Jenko, S.; with response D. Johnson
Why waxed, wings don't help performance (Letters) [Performance\Evaluations], November, page 3
Jenko, S.O.
Measuring bird flight performance (Letters) [Birds], July, page 3
More about ultralight sailplanes (Letters) [Homebuilding], August, page 2
Johnson, Larry; with Alan Huff
The use of rudder and ailerons in stall control (Letters) [Instruction], January, page 6
Johnson, response D.; with S. Jenko
Why waxed, wings don't help performance (Letters) [Performance\Evaluations], November, page 3
Johnson, response to R.; with Klaus Holighaus
40:1 for the 15-meter class? (Letters) [Performance\Evaluations], February, page 2
Johnson, Richard H. (a.k.a. Dick Johnson, Richard Johnson, R.H. Johnson, R. Johnson)
reply to "Facts about flaps"-yes, but... (Letters) [Sailplanes\Pik\Pik-20], January, page 3
reply to PIK-20 Flap Performance (Letters) [Sailplanes\Pik\Pik-20], January, page 3
The dangers of water ballast (Safety Corner) [Instruction], January, page 40
How to build a surface wave gauge in one hour (Letters) [Construction and How-To; Sailplanes], April, page 9
A Flight Test Evaluation of the AS-W 20 (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Schleicher\ASW-20; Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], May, page 21
A further PIK-20B flight test evaluation (Feature Articles) [Performance\Evaluations; Sailplanes\Pik\Pik-20b], July, page 18
A further PIK-20B flight test evaluation (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Pik\Pik-20b; Performance\Evaluations], August, page 46
A Flight Test Evaluation of the LS-3 (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Rolladen-Schneider\LS-3; Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], November, page 26
A flight test evaluation of the AS-W 20 (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Schleicher\ASW 20; Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], November, page 26
Jones, Robert T.; with Bijan Davari
Comparative longitudinal stability of ultralight tailless gliders (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics\Tailless Gliders; Homebuilding], January, page 32
Joss, John
Wins Lincoln Award (SSA in Action), November, page 6
In Memoriam - Norm Hunter (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], November, page 9

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Kellas, Paul
Winner Standard Class, Region Eleven West Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action), December, page 11
Kelsey, William Frank (a.k.a. Wm. Frank Kelsey, Frank Kelsey, F. Kelsey)
Spin incidents and accidents (Safety Corner) [Medical], June, page 2
(Safety Corner) [Safety], June, page 42
Knauff, Thomas (a.k.a. Tom Knauff, T. Knauff)
Say it out loud: 200 feet! (Safety Corner) [Instruction; Medical], January, page 39
The TLAR landing-pattern-approach teaching method, Teaching Soaring [Instruction], May, page 50
Turns close to the ground. Teaching Soaring [Instruction], July, page 36
Rope-break turns (Letters) [Instruction; Medical], November, page 2
Knypstra, Aimai (a.k.a. A. Knypstra)
New approach to sports class competition (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; Competitions], March, page 20
Al Leffler: Winner, Unlimited Class, Region Twelve Contest, 1978. (SSA in Action) [People\Al Leffler], August, page 9
Harry Wuenstel: Winner, 15-Meter Class, Region Twelve Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action) [People\Harry Wuenstel], August, page 9
Jack Gravance: Winner, Standard Class, Region Twelve Contest (SSA in Action) [People\Jack Gravance], August, page 9
Region Twelve Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], August, page 9
Tom Madigan: Winner, Western Region Sports Class Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action) [People\Tom Madigan], December, page 10
Western Region Sports Class Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], December, page 10
Knypstra, Don
Winner, Unlimited Class, Region Twelve Contest. 1978 (SSA in Action), August, page 9
Kocher, Patti
The Many Diamonds of Henry Combs (Feature Articles) [People\Henry Combs], May, page 16
Korhonen, Hannu
More facts about flaps (Letters) [Aerodynamics; Sailplanes\Pik\Pik-20d; Performance], March, page 5

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Lamont, Doug (a.k.a. D. Lamont)
Eaton Trophy given to Bernald Smith, The SSA goes Washington [People\Bernald Smith; Awards\Eaton], April, page 19
Joe Engle accepts SSA Exceptional Achievement Award (The SSA goes to Washington) [People\Joe Engle; Awards\SSA Exceptional Achievement], April, page 19
Richard Johnson Receives Paul E. Tuntland Memorial Award, The SSA goes to Washington [Awards\Tuntland; People\Richard Johnson], April, page 19
SSA Exceptional Achievement Award, accepted by Paul MacCready, The SSA goes to Washington [Awards], April, page 19
The SSA goes to Washington [Conferences and Conventions], April, page 19
Wally Scott Receives Lewin B. Barringer Memorial Trophy [Awards\Barringer; People\Wally Scott], April, page 19
The 16th World Gliding Championships... Chateauroux! [Sites], October, page 14
The 16th World Gliding Championships... Chateauroux! (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Siren E-75 Silene; People\Helmut Reichmann; People\Baer Selen; People\George Lee; Competitions\World], October, page 14
Drat the gnats: The 16th World Gliding Championships. Chateauroux! [Performance\Evaluations], October, page 29
The National Soaring Museum dedication (Feature Articles) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\National Soaring Museum], December, page 28
Lamont, Doug (a.k.a. D. Lamont); with Charles McKinnie
Ground school training program (Feature Articles) [Literature; Soaring Society of America; Instruction], June, page 26
Lee, John (a.k.a. J. Lee)
SSA at Oshkosh (Feature Articles) [Conferences and Conventions; Soaring Society of America], October, page 34
Licher, Rose Marie
Technical Soaring Summary, Volume IV, No. 4 (SSA in Action) [Publications; OSTIV], January, page 12
Lipking, Ron
Map of Trans-New Zealand Flight (SSA in Action) [Illustration], March, page 9
Lorber, Joseph
Zell am See (Covers) [International\Switzerland], September
Luehring, Davidson
Stalls and Spins Recovery from missed stall turns [Instruction], April, page 5
Lyons, Peter
Awarded Tissandler Diploma, Ultralight News (SSA in Action), November, page 10

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Marske, Jim
The Welles flying wing - a designer's critique (Letters) [Homebuilding], May, page 3
Massoth, Tom
The Importance of Being Determined (Feature Articles) [Flight Stories; Youth], March, page 16
Maupin, Jim
The Woodstock [Sailplanes\Woodstock], May, page 38
Woodstock's weight and Stender's formula (Letters), June, page 3
Parachute riggers' pins: check yourself (Letters) [Safety; Parachutes], October, page 2
McDowell, A.
Instrument Flying A Sink scale vs the speed ring (Feature Articles) [Construction and How-To; Instruction], May, page 26
McEligot, Kim
Kolstad Scholarship Winner (SSA in Action) [Awards], January, page 14
McKinnie, Charles; with Doug Lamont (a.k.a. D. Lamont)
Ground school training program (Feature Articles) [Literature; Soaring Society of America; Instruction], June, page 26
McLean, J.D.; with John H. McMasters (a.k.a. J.H. McMasters, John McMasters and J. McMasters)
A New Challenge in Human-powered Flight (Feature Articles) [Homebuilding; Aerodynamics], June, page 16
McMaster, L.
H.E.L.P. high energy landing problems (Letters) [Instruction], September, page 4
McMasters, John H. (a.k.a. J.H. McMasters, John McMasters, J. McMasters)
Giving Benziger the bird (Letters), February, page 5
McMasters, John H. (a.k.a. J.H. McMasters, John McMasters, J. McMasters); with J.D. McLean
A New Challenge in Human-powered Flight (Feature Articles) [Homebuilding; Aerodynamics], June, page 16
McMasters, John Reay, D.A.
Book Review: The History of Man-Powered Flight, July, page 35
Michener, Bob
Wanted: an objective "Pioneer" flight evaluation (Letters) [Homebuilding], February, page 3
Miles, Don
The British holiday course (Feature Articles) [International; Instruction], April, page 36
Miller, Richard
A New Approach to Pteradyne flight (Feature Articles) [Birds; Homebuilding], March, page 34
Miltner, H.
Tom Brandes Memorial Trophy, Taos Soaring Fiesta a success (Letters) [Awards], September, page 3
Tom Protheroe: Winner, Tom Brandes Memorial Trophy, Taos Soaring Fiesta a success (Letters) [People\Tom Protheroe], September, page 3
Miltner, Habry
Taos Soaring Fiesta a success (Letters) [Sites], September, page 3
Mock, George
More on Florida weather (Letters) [Sites\Florida; Meteorology], September, page 5
Moffat, George B., Jr. (a.k.a. George Moffat, G.B. Moffat, Jr., G. Moffat, George B. Moffat)
New ships of the 70s (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\DG-200; Sailplanes\Rolladen-Schneider\LS-3; Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Mini-Nimbus; Sailplanes\Mosquito; Sailplanes\Zuni; Homebuilding; Competitions; Performance\Evaluations; Sailplanes\Pik\Pik-20D], February, page 14
New ships of the 70's (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; Sailplanes\Jantar; Sailplanes\Nimbus IIb], March, page 38
Awarded 1977 Lilienthal Medal (SSA in Action) [Awards\Lilienthal], May, page 13
Soaring, Scoring, and Luck, Soaring to Win [Competitions\Rules], October, page 38
Needed: weekend contest flying. Soaring to Win [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Competitions\Local], November, page 42
Looking back on Ephrata, Soaring to Win, December, page 42
Monroe, Don (a.k.a. D. Monroe)
Mini-portfolio (Feature Articles) [Illustration], February, page 7
Fall setting; Bishop, California (Covers) [Sites\Bishop, CA], October
Moore, Robert Lee
Photo [Illustration; Sailplanes\Libelle], July, page 13
DG-100 [Illustration; Sailplanes\Glaser-Dirks\DG-100], October, page 35
Myers, HaroldGrey, B.
Winner Standard Class, Region Five South Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action), November, page 8

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Nielsen, Klaus W.
"Environmental Aerodynamics", by R.S. Scorer (SSA in Action) [Literature\Book Review], October, page 11
Nowak, J.
Barnstorming club makes money (Letters) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Economics], August, page 2
Nowak, John
Barnstorming club makes money (Letters), August, page 2

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Page, Tom
A Kit-built VHF Communication Set (Feature Articles) [Equipment\Radios; Construction and How-To], July, page 17
Parcell, Gil (a.k.a. G. Parcell)
Cartoons: The Poor Boy's Guide to Fund Raising [Illustration], June, page 30
Patching, Alan
Landing patterns: the distance-out-and-angle-down method (Letters) [Instruction], November, page 5
Patmont, Steve
Free at Last (Feature Articles) [Homebuilding; Economics], August, page 12
Pennycuick, Colin
Bird glide ratios (Letters) [Birds], April, page 3
Pool, Fred
Noise makers for safety (Letters) [Medical; Sailplanes], May, page 2

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Rachford, W.
George Moffat: Winner, the third US National 15-meter Soaring Championships [People\George Moffat], September, page 36
The Third US National 15-Meter Soaring Championships (Feature Articles) [Competitions\National], September, page 36
Rautio, Jerry
15-Meter Motorglider Performance Calculations (Letters) [Homebuilding; Performance], December, page 3
Roberts, Rich
Diamant control stick support lug failure (Letters) [Sailplanes\Diamant; Medical], November, page 4
Rogers, Greg
The 1978 Smirnoff Sailplane Derby [Illustration], August, page 14

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Saudek, Victor M. (a.k.a. Victor Saudek, Vic Saudek, V.M. Saudek, V. Saudek)
Looking Backward (SSA in Action) [History], December, page 8
Schilling, Harmut (a.k.a. H. Schilling)
John Seymour: Winner, 15-Meter Class, Region One Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action) [People\John Seymour], December, page 12
Region One Contest 1978 (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], December, page 12
Sam Allen: Winner Sports Class, Region One Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action) [People\Sam Allen], December, page 12
Ted Gordon: Winner Standard Class, Region One Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action) [People\Ted Gordon], December, page 12
Schilling, Hartmut
Region One Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action), December, page 12
Schober, L.; with G. Smith
The Flying Wing, Cont. (Letters) [Homebuilding], June, page 3
Schweizer, Paul A. (a.k.a. Paul Schweizer, P.A. Schweizer)
Don C. Ryon: Remembering three dedicated soaring enthusiasts (Letters) [People\William E. "Bill" Frutchy; People\Eliot Noyes; People\Don C. Ryon; Obituaries], March, page 6
Scott, Wallace A. (a.k.a. Wally Scott, W. Scott)
Walt Scott on Safety and Speed (Safety Corner) [Safety; Instruction], May, page 48
Sebald, Les (a.k.a. L. Sebald)
Feedback on feedback (Letters) [Construction and How-To], July, page 3
Preparation of a Sailplane for Annual Inspection, Maintenance and Projects [Homebuilding; Certification], December, page 44
Seibels, Grenville J., II (a.k.a. Gren Seibels, G. Seibels, Gren J. Seibels, II, Gren J. Seibels)
Goodby, Alibi (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Schleicher\AS-W 20; Performance\Evaluations], February, page 32
Turnpoint photo development (Letters) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; Illustration], June, page 3
Region Five North Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action) [People\David ColeWinner, standard class; People\Karl Striedieck: Winner, 15-meter class; Competitions\Regional], July, page 12
Seibels, Grenville J., II; with Chuck Forrester
The 45th US National Unlimited Soaring Championships (Feature Articles) [Competitions\National; People\A.J. Smith], December, page 16
Sharp, Ted E. (a.k.a. T.E. Sharp, T. Sharp, Ted Sharp)
(SSA in Action) [History], March, page 26
Looking Backward (SSA in Action) [History], June, page 11
Looking Backward (SSA in Action) [History], August, page 4
Shaw, Charles
The 1-26 Association (Feature Articles) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; History; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], July, page 30
Simons, Martin (a.k.a. M. Simons)
The Hjordis (Feature Articles) [History; Vintage Aircraft], July, page 23
Sinclair, John (a.k.a. J. Sinclair)
Mandatory Duster change (Letters) [Homebuilding; Sailplanes\Duster], April, page 6
Mandatory Duster change (Letters) [Homebuilding; Sailplanes\Duster; Construction and How-To], April, page 46
Smith, Bernald S. (a.k.a. Bernald Smith, B. Smith, B.S. Smith)
Motorgliding Magazine incorporated into Soaring Magazine (SSA in Action) [Literature; Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], January, page 9
SSA Group Insurance (Feature Articles) [Soaring Society of America; Insurance], February, page 23
Group hull and liability insurance (SSA in Action) [Insurance], June, page 9
Charles D. Glattly: In Memoriam (SSA in Action) [People\Charles D. Glattly; Obituaries], December, page 14
Smith, G.; with L. Schober
The Flying Wing, Cont. (Letters) [Homebuilding], June, page 3
Smith, J.
Schweizer "Outstanding Cadet Award" given to André Beaulieu, Out of the Nest, Into the Air [Awards], January, page 24
Smith, J.F.
Out of the Nest, Into the Air (Feature Articles) [Instruction; Youth], January, page 24
Speicher, R.
Coming up: a solarpower assist for MPA? (Letters) [Homebuilding], April, pages 7,1
Stabler, Jim; with B. Grumstrup
(Covers), July
Stiglmeier, H.
The flying wing-a wasted effort? (Letters) [Homebuilding], February, page 3
Stoll, Marlene
Region Six Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], October, page 9
Strack, K.J.
Materials The effect of relative humidity on epoxied joints (Homebuilders' Hall) [Homebuilding; Construction and How-To], April, page 39
The Cherokee's L/D (Letters) [Sailplanes\Cherokee II], May, page 7
Striedieck, Karl H. (a.k.a. Karl Striedieck)
Safety checklists (Safety Corner) [Instruction], July, page 42
Sunderland, Gary
The foam-and-glass-cloth method of construction (Homebuilders' Hall) [Homebuilding; Construction and How-To], June, page 36
Sutton, Ron
A note on acrobatic preflights (Letters) [Physiology\Medical], September, page 5

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Terman, Doug
Morning Flight (Feature Articles) [Flight Stories], December, page 22
Teunisse, Peter; with N. Jacoby
(Covers), November
Thomason, Tommy (a.k.a. T. Thomason)
Structural failures. (Safety Corner) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; Medical], April, page 42
Thorndyke, P.
Homebuilt boom mike (Letters) [Construction and How-To; Sailplanes], May, page 3
Thorndyke, Phil
Homebuilt boom mike (Letters), March, page 3

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Uveges, George (a.k.a. G. Uveges)
Schweizer 1-23E (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-23E], January
American Eaglet (Covers) [Sailplanes\American Eaglet], March
Centerfold poster of PIK-20 [Sailplanes\Pik\Pik-20], May

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Voltz, Frederick
Kolstad Scholarship winner (SSA in Action), January, page 14

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Ward, R.
"Tacts about flaps"-yes, but... (Letters) [Sailplanes\Pik\Pik-20; Performance\Evaluations], January, page 3
Weishaupt, Per (a.k.a. P. Weishaupt)
Fritz Rueb: Winner Open Class, the 1st European Motorglider Championships [People\Fritz Rueb], December, page 34
The 1st European Motorglider Championships (Feature Articles) [Homebuilding; Fiberglass; Competitions\International; Motorgliders], December, page 34
Walter Binder: Winner Two-Seater Class, The 1st European Motorglider Championships [People\Walter Binder], December, page 34
Wolfgang Clas: Winner Standard Class, The 1st European Motorglider Championships [People\Wolfgang Clas], December, page 34
Welch, Ann (a.k.a. A. Welch)
The Orphans (Feature Articles) [Homebuilding], July, page 14
Williams, William R.
Attention Diamant owners (Letters) [Sailplanes\Diamant; Legislation], October, page 3
Woodward, Keith
Stay close to the mountain... (Feature Articles) [Flight Stories; Instruction; International\France], September, page 12
Worthington, George
Getting acquainted with the American Eaglet (Feature Articles) [Homebuilding; American Eaglet; Performance\Evaluations], March, page 10
Wheels vs Footlaunching (Feature Articles) [Homebuilding], July, page 15

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The 1977 US National and Regional Champions [Competitions], January, page 22
[Awards\Badges]January, page 48
[Soaring Society of America]February, page 8
Meet David Aranda (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], February, page 12
XVIth OSTIV Congress at Chateauroux (SSA in Action) [OSTIV], February, page 36
Oklahoma State U to offer soaring (SSA in Action) [Instruction], February, page 37
Schweizer milestone poster (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schweizer], February, page 37
Swiss variable geometry: Le Delphin (SSA in Action) [Homebuilding], February, page 38
[Conferences and Conventions]February, page 46
[Soaring Society of America]March, page 8
Joann Shaw 1st woman to earn 1-26 Diamond (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; Women; People\Joann Shaw], March, page 8
Joann Shaw First Woman to Earn 1-26 Diamond (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; Conferences and Conventions], March, page 8
Noncitizen ownership of aircraft okayed (SSA in Action) [Legislation], March, page 8
SSA airspace activity (SSA in Action) [Homebuilding; Legislation], March, page 8
New Zealanders make record goal distance (SSA in Action) [People\Dave Speight; People\Dick Georgeson; People\Bruce Drake; Awards\Records and Record Flights], March, page 9
Centerfold photo [Sailplanes\Pik\Pik-20], March, page 28
[Conferences and Conventions]March, page 45
[Soaring Society of America]April, page 13
Dick Johnson receives Tuntland Award (SSA in Action) [Awards\Tuntland], April, page 14
NSM News (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\National Soaring Museum], April, page 14
Australian Nationals (SSA in Action) [Competitions\International], April, page 16
Want to Help Build an Acre of Lift? (SSA in Action) [Meteorology; Construction and How-To], April, page 17
Philip Wills [People\Philip Wills; Obituaries], April, page 18
Poetry Excerpt from Where No Birds Fly [Literature], April, page 18
Doug Lamont Karl Striedieck receives S3A Exceptional Achievement Award [Awards\Karl Striedieck], April, page 19
Paul MacCready, Jr. accepts SSA Exceptional Achievement Award (The SSA goes to Washington) [People\Paul MacCready, Jr.; Awards\Kremer Prize], April, page 19
SSA Goes to Washington (Feature Articles), April, page 19
[Soaring Society of America]May, page 9
Zuni Resumes Production (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Zuni], May, page 9
New PIK-20 motorglider (SSA in Action) [Motorgliders\Pik\Pik-20e], May, page 11
George Moffat awarded 1977 Lilienthal Medal, SSA in Action [Awards], May, page 13
SSA, NAA, and FAI (SSA in Action) [Conferences and Conventions], June, page 6
New ultralight due this summer (SSA in Action) [Homebuilding], June, page 7
Sailplanes - A Family Tradition? (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schweizer], June, page 7
Air New Zealand Derby (SSA in Action) [Competitions\International; Competitions\Derbies], June, page 9
Tourist soaring in Poland (SSA in Action) [International\Poland], June, page 11
[Conferences and Conventions]June, page 44
[Soaring Society of America]July, page 6
SSA Soaring Vacation Derby report [Competitions\Derbies; Soaring Society of America], July, page 6
Jim George killed during practice, (SSA in Action) [People\Jim George; Obituaries], July, page 7
16. 5 Diamant (SSA in Action) [Legislation], July, page 11
Karl Striedieck: Winner, Smirnoff Derby (SSA in Action) [Derbies; People\Karl Striedieck; Competitions], July, page 11
Ray Young new director for region 2 (SSA in Action) [People\Ray Young; Soaring Society of America], July, page 12
[Conferences and Conventions]July, page 44
[Soaring Society of America]August, page 4
European competition news (SSA in Action) [Competitions], August, page 4
Schweizer 2-33 A. D. revision (SSA in Action) [Legislation; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 2-33], August, page 4
Wally Raisanen Winner, standard class. Region nine west contest (SSA in Action) [People\Wally Raisanen], August, page 5
[Conferences and Conventions]August, page 54
US feminine O&R record (Letters) [People\Doris Grove; Awards\Record Flights; Women], September, page 4
[Soaring Society of America]September, page 6
US contest results (SSA in Action) [Competitions], September, page 6
Sisu 1A in new soaring exhibit at the Smithsonian (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Sisu 1A; Homebuilding], September, page 8
DG-100 (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Astir CS; Airplanes\Piper; Sailplanes\DG-100; Legislation], September, page 9
Piper (SSA in Action) [Legislation], September, page 9
New soaring exhibit at the Smithsonian (SSA in Action) [Museums; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-35a], September, page 10
[Conferences and Conventions]September, page 30
[Soaring Society of America]October, page 5
Transeuropeenne Results (SSA in Action) [Competitions], October, page 7
China applies for FAI membership (SSA in Action) [International\China; Conferences and Conventions], October, page 9
New feminine world record (SSA in Action) [Awards\Records and Record Flights; Women; People\Hanna Reitsch], October, page 9
The 16th World. Gliding Championships... Chateauroux! Kubly, J. [Illustration], October, page 14
Apr. 1978, p. 46 [Conferences and Conventions], October, page 49
[Soaring Society of America]November, page 6
Blanik maintenance and service life (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Blanik; Legislation; Medical], November, page 6
Soaring Medicine Meet (SSA in Action) [Medical], November, page 6
John Joss wins Lincoln Award (SSA in Action) [Awards], November, page 7
NSM Building Opens on Harris Hill (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\National Soaring Museum], November, page 7
Old Timers Meet in France (SSA in Action) [International\France; Vintage Aircraft; Conferences and Conventions], November, page 7
Region Five South Contest 1978, ; Grey, B. (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], November, page 8
MIT Barograph Calibration (SSA in Action) [Construction and How-To], November, page 9
Mitchell Wing, Ultralight News (SSA in Action) [Homebuilding], November, page 10
The Gossamer Albatross, Ultralight News, SSA in Action [Homebuilding], November, page 10
Tissandier Diploma awarded to Dr. Paul MacCready, Jr. , Ultralight News, . (SSA in Action) [Awards], November, page 10
Ultralights Aviafiber Canard, Ultralight News (SSA in Action) [Homebuilding], November, page 10
ULF 1, Ultralight Homebuilt, Ultralight News (SSA in Action) [Homebuilding], November, page 11
May 1978, p. 54 [Conferences and Conventions], November, page 50
SSA job placement service [Soaring Society of America], December, page 7
Jim Hammond: Winner Sports Class, Region Eleven West Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action) [People\Jim Hammond], December, page 11
Jim Indrebo: Winner 15-Meter Class, Region Eleven West Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action) [People\Jim Indrebo], December, page 11
Region Eleven West Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], December, page 11
G. Worthington (Safety Corner) [Instruction; Medical], December, page 49
[Conferences and Conventions]December, page 52


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