Soaring Magazine Index for 1978 organized by Subject and Author

Soaring Magazine Index for 1978 organized by Subject and 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
Aerodynamics
F.G. Irving, Sigma development to resume, January, page 12
Stan Hall, Understanding structural load' factors, Homebuilders' Hall, January, page 43
Hannu Korhonen, More facts about flaps, March, page 5
John McMasters and J.D. McLean, A New Challenge in Human-powered Flight, June, page 16
R. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the AS-W 20, May, page 21
R. Johnson, A flight test evaluation of the AS-W 20, November, page 26
R. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the LS-3, November, page 26
Robert T. Jones and Bijan Davari, Comparative longitudinal stability of ultralight tailless gliders, January, page 32
Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs
Shelley Hoose, Accent on clubs, January, page 36
Shelley Hoose, Winch or not?, February, page 41
S. Hoose, Bolivian Club Soaring, April, page 43
Charles Shaw, The 1-26 Association, July, page 30
Shelley Hoose, Starting a club, July, page 38
J. Nowak, Barnstorming club makes money, August, page 2
Shelley Hoose, A Motorglider Club?, August, page 52
Shelley Hoose, October, page 46
Shelley Hoose, An Australian soaring club, November, page 46
George Moffat, Needed: weekend contest flying. Soaring to Win, November, page 42
NSM News, April, page 14
L. English, Museum News, July, page 8
S. Hoose, National Soaring Museum Support, August, page 53
NSM Building Opens on Harris Hill, November, page 7
Doug Lamont, The National Soaring Museum dedication, December, page 28
Chet Decker, NSM gets Albatross, July, page 11
Airplanes
DG-100, September, page 9
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
American Eaglet
George Worthington, Getting acquainted with the American Eaglet, March, page 10
Awards
Kim McEligot, Kolstad Scholarship Winner, January, page 14
J. Smith, Schweizer "Outstanding Cadet Award" given to André Beaulieu, Out of the Nest, Into the Air, January, page 24
D. Lamont, SSA Exceptional Achievement Award, accepted by Paul MacCready, The SSA goes to Washington, April, page 19
F. Blossom, Steve Bennis elected. The SSA Executive Director's report, April, page 24
George Moffat awarded 1977 Lilienthal Medal, SSA in Action, May, page 13
Shelley Hoose, Bill Saltzman: Winner, PASCO Sawyer Award, June, page 40
H. Miltner, Tom Brandes Memorial Trophy, Taos Soaring Fiesta a success, September, page 3
John Joss wins Lincoln Award, November, page 7
Tissandier Diploma awarded to Dr. Paul MacCready, Jr. , Ultralight News, ., November, page 10
January, page 48
Doug Lamont, Wally Scott Receives Lewin B. Barringer Memorial Trophy, April, page 19
D. Lamont, Eaton Trophy given to Bernald Smith, The SSA goes Washington, April, page 19
F. Blossom, Barney Williams Selected for Soaring Hall of Fame, The SSA Executive Director's Report, April, page 24
F. Blossom, Steve Bennis: Selected for Soaring Hall of Fame, The SSA Executive Director's report, April, page 24
Doug Lamont Karl Striedieck receives S3A Exceptional Achievement Award, April, page 19
Paul MacCready, Jr. accepts SSA Exceptional Achievement Award, April, page 19
George Moffat, Awarded 1977 Lilienthal Medal, May, page 13
US feminine O&R record, September, page 4
Shelley Hoose, New National Feminine Records Approved, SSA in Action, December, page 7
New Zealanders make record goal distance, March, page 9
Dick Georgeson, International Attempt number 27, April, page 31
Shelley Hoose, Roy McCaldin breaks Arizona Distance Record, TuSC's 1-26 Upstages Smirnoff Stars, August, page 52
New feminine world record, October, page 9
Doug Lamont, Joe Engle accepts SSA Exceptional Achievement Award, April, page 19
Dick Johnson receives Tuntland Award, April, page 14
Doug Lamont, Richard Johnson Receives Paul E. Tuntland Memorial Award, The SSA goes to Washington, April, page 19
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
Birds
Richard Miller, A New Approach to Pteradyne flight, March, page 34
Colin Pennycuick, Bird glide ratios, April, page 3
S.O. Jenko, Measuring bird flight performance, July, page 3
John S. Fleugel, Hawk F. T. E., September, page 2
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
CIVV
R. Buck, CIVV report, June, page 6
Certification
F. Blossom, Pilot From the Ground: the Biennial Flight Review, March, page 8
Forrest W. Blossom, Registration of new foreign aircraft, May, page 14
Forrest W. Blossom, Experimental aircraft registration, July, page 7
Les Sebald, Preparation of a Sailplane for Annual Inspection, Maintenance and Projects, December, page 44
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
Competitions
The 1977 US National and Regional Champions, January, page 22
G. Moffat, New ships of the 70s, February, page 14
Aimai Knypstra, New approach to sports class competition, March, page 20
S. Hoose, World Championship News, March, page 32
Shelley Hoose, US International Team news, May, page 11
R. Allemann, A Controlled-Speed Start System, June, page 33
Karl Striedieck: Winner, Smirnoff Derby, July, page 11
S. Hoose, 32nd Annual Torrey Pines Midwinter Meet, July, page 38
European competition news, August, page 4
D. Basham, Gwen Gordon 1st woman to win a task in SSA contest: Region Nine West Contest, August, page 5
B. Gregg, The 1978 Smirnoff Sailplane Derby, August, page 14
Ron Gregg, The 1978 Smirnoff Sailplane Derby, August, page 14
F. Blossom, US Team Fund, September, page 6
US contest results, September, page 6
Transeuropeenne Results, October, page 7
F. Blossom, Contest Numbers, October, page 7
Nancy Hume, The 1978 US National and Regional Champions, November, page 14
Nancy Hume, The 9th Annual Standard Class Championships, November, page 14
Frank E. Conner, The 13th US National 1-26 Championships, September, page 20
Air New Zealand Derby, June, page 9
SSA Soaring Vacation Derby report, July, page 6
Australian Nationals, April, page 16
Air New Zealand Derby, June, page 9
Per Weishaupt, The 1st European Motorglider Championships, December, page 34
W. Rachford, The Third US National 15-Meter Soaring Championships, September, page 36
Gren Seibels and Chuck Forrester, The 45th US National Unlimited Soaring Championships, December, page 16
Gren Seibels, Region Five North Contest, 1978, July, page 12
David W. Basham, Region Nine West Contest, August, page 5
A. Knypstra, Region Twelve Contest, 1978, August, page 9
Marlene Stoll, Region Six Contest, 1978, October, page 9
Region Five South Contest 1978, ; Grey, B., November, page 8
Bud Brown, Region Seven Contest 1978, December, pages 10,7
Aimai Knypstra, Western Region Sports Class Contest, 1978, December, page 10
Mike Eppler, Region Ten North Contest, 1978, December, page 14
George Moffat, Soaring, Scoring, and Luck, Soaring to Win, October, page 38
Shelley Hoose, World Championship news, April, page 13
Phyllis Chillinsworth, Chateauroux, France, October
Doug Lamont, The 16th World Gliding Championships... Chateauroux!, October, page 14
Forrest W. Blossom, How our International Team is chosen, SSA in Action, January, page 9
Conferences and Conventions
February, page 46
Joann Shaw First Woman to Earn 1-26 Diamond, March, page 8
March, page 45
Doug Lamont, The SSA goes to Washington, April, page 19
SSA, NAA, and FAI, June, page 6
June, page 44
July, page 44
August, page 54
September, page 30
China applies for FAI membership, October, page 9
John Lee, SSA at Oshkosh, October, page 34
Apr. 1978, p. 46, October, page 49
Old Timers Meet in France, November, page 7
May 1978, p. 54, November, page 50
December, page 52
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
Construction and How-To
Richard Johnson, How to build a surface wave gauge in one hour, April, page 9
Want to Help Build an Acre of Lift?, April, page 17
K.J. Strack, Materials The effect of relative humidity on epoxied joints, April, page 39
J. Sinclair, Mandatory Duster change, April, page 46
P. Thorndyke, Homebuilt boom mike, May, page 3
A. McDowell, Instrument Flying A Sink scale vs the speed ring, May, page 26
Gary Sunderland, The foam-and-glass-cloth method of construction, June, page 36
Les Sebald, Feedback on feedback, July, page 3
Tom Page, A Kit-built VHF Communication Set, July, page 17
S. Hall, How to design and build your own hydraulic flap system, Homebuilders' Hall, October, page 41
MIT Barograph Calibration, November, page 9
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
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
Derbies
Karl Striedieck: Winner, Smirnoff Derby, July, page 11
S. Hoose, The 1978 Soaring Safari, November, page 46
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
Economics
Doug Bell, A look at the used sailplane market, January, page 31
Al Backstrom, The Self-Launching Plank Sailplane, May, page 28
Edmund K. Gravely, Joint ownership, May, page 41
J. Foreman, Monerai, June, page 14
Glenn M. Gray, The Poor Boy's Guide to Fund Raising, June, page 30
Shelley Hoose, Starting a club, July, page 38
J. Nowak, Barnstorming club makes money, August, page 2
Steve Patmont, Free at Last, August, page 12
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
Equipment
Tom Page, A Kit-built VHF Communication Set, July, page 17
Erikson, Gregg
Twitchy vee-talls (Letters) [Sailplanes\1978 Sailplane Directory Supplement], November, page 2
Ferguson, Ron
The Third US National 15-Meter Soaring Championships, September, page 36
Fiberglass
Per Weishaupt, The 1st European Motorglider Championships, December, page 34
Films
Vicki Barrett, Soaring razzmatazz, March, page 32
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
Flight Stories
Dick Conwell, I'm just wild about Harry, February, page 20
Tom Massoth, The Importance of Being Determined, March, page 16
Dick Georgeson, International Attempt number 27, April, page 31
Jonathan Driver-Jowitt, A Patch of Sun, July, page 26
Keith Woodward, Stay close to the mountain..., September, page 12
Doug Terman, Morning Flight, December, page 22
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
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
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
History
T. Sharp, March, page 26
Ted Sharp, Looking Backward, June, page 11
Martin Simons, The Hjordis, July, page 23
Charles Shaw, The 1-26 Association, July, page 30
Ted Sharp, Looking Backward, August, page 4
Victor Saudek, Looking Backward, December, page 8
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
Homebuilding
J.A. Diblin, Tow pilots please note: gasoline is cheaper than cylinders, January, page 5
F.G. Irving, Sigma development to resume, January, page 12
Alain Guay, The RF-9, January, page 19
Doug Bell, A look at the used sailplane market, January, page 31
Robert T. Jones and Bijan Davari, Comparative longitudinal stability of ultralight tailless gliders, January, page 32
Stan Hall, Understanding structural load' factors, Homebuilders' Hall, January, page 43
S. Hall, Understanding structural load factors, January, page 143
H. Stiglmeier, The flying wing-a wasted effort?, February, page 3
Bob Michener, Wanted: an objective "Pioneer" flight evaluation, February, page 3
G. Moffat, New ships of the 70s, February, page 14
Swiss variable geometry: Le Delphin, February, page 38
Ray Cote, The Cloudster as a towplane, March, page 2
SSA airspace activity, March, page 8
George Worthington, Getting acquainted with the American Eaglet, March, page 10
Richard Miller, A New Approach to Pteradyne flight, March, page 34
R. Speicher, Coming up: a solarpower assist for MPA?, April, pages 7,1
John Sinclair, Mandatory Duster change, April, page 6
K.J. Strack, Materials The effect of relative humidity on epoxied joints, April, page 39
J. Sinclair, Mandatory Duster change, April, page 46
Jim Marske, The Welles flying wing - a designer's critique, May, page 3
Jorj Baker, New foot-launched ultralight, May, page 7
Al Backstrom, The Self-Launching Plank Sailplane, May, page 28
Edmund K. Gravely, Joint ownership, May, page 41
L. Schober, and G. Smith, The Flying Wing, Cont., June, page 3
New ultralight due this summer, June, page 7
J. Foreman, Monerai, June, page 14
John McMasters and J.D. McLean, A New Challenge in Human-powered Flight, June, page 16
Gary Sunderland, The foam-and-glass-cloth method of construction, June, page 36
Forrest W. Blossom, Experimental aircraft registration, July, page 7
Ann Welch, The Orphans, July, page 14
George Worthington, Wheels vs Footlaunching, July, page 15
S.O. Jenko, More about ultralight sailplanes, August, page 2
Steve Patmont, Free at Last, August, page 12
Shelley Hoose, A Motorglider Club?, August, page 52
Forrest W. Blossom, Experimental Aircraft Update, September, page 6
Sisu 1A in new soaring exhibit at the Smithsonian, September, page 8
Ray Cote, Pilot Reports A Cloudster progress report, October, page 36
Stan Hall, How to Design and Build Your Own Hydraulic Flap System, Homebuilders' Hall, October, page 41
The Gossamer Albatross, Ultralight News, SSA in Action, November, page 10
Mitchell Wing, Ultralight News, November, page 10
Ultralights Aviafiber Canard, Ultralight News, November, page 10
ULF 1, Ultralight Homebuilt, Ultralight News, November, page 11
S. Hall, How to Design and Build Your Own Hydraulic Flap System, Part 2, Homebuilders' Hall, November, page 34
Jerry Rautio, 15-Meter Motorglider Performance Calculations, December, page 3
Forrest W. Blossom, Homebuilt tow planes, December, page 7
Per Weishaupt, The 1st European Motorglider Championships, December, page 34
Les Sebald, Preparation of a Sailplane for Annual Inspection, Maintenance and Projects, December, page 44
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
Illustration
Don Monroe, Mini-portfolio, February, page 7
Ron Lipking, Map of Trans-New Zealand Flight, March, page 9
Douglas C. George, Drawings, Pteradyne flights, March, page 34
Gren Seibels, Turnpoint photo development, June, page 3
Gil Parcell, Cartoons: The Poor Boy's Guide to Fund Raising, June, page 30
Robert Lee Moore, Photo, July, page 13
Mark Busacca, Drawing: A patch of sun, July, page 27
Greg Rogers, The 1978 Smirnoff Sailplane Derby, August, page 14
The 16th World. Gliding Championships... Chateauroux! Kubly, J., October, page 14
Robert Lee Moore, DG-100, October, page 35
Instruction
J.A. Diblin, Tow pilots please note: gasoline is cheaper than cylinders, January, page 5
Alan Huff and Larry Johnson, The use of rudder and ailerons in stall control, January, page 6
Forrest W. Blossom, Aerobatics: Check your flight manual, SSA in Action, January, page 14
J.F. Smith, Out of the Nest, Into the Air, January, page 24
Thomas Knauff, Say it out loud: 200 feet!, January, page 39
Richard Johnson, The dangers of water ballast, January, page 40
Oklahoma State U to offer soaring, February, page 37
Shelley Hoose, Winch or not?, February, page 41
Rudy Allemann, Learning about landings, February, page 44
Robert B. Ismande, Spin incidents and accidents., March, page 40
Davidson Luehring, Stalls and Spins Recovery from missed stall turns, April, page 5
Don Miles, The British holiday course, April, page 36
A. McDowell, Instrument Flying A Sink scale vs the speed ring, May, page 26
Wally Scott, Walt Scott on Safety and Speed, May, page 48
Tom Knauff, The TLAR landing-pattern-approach teaching method, Teaching Soaring, May, page 50
Doug Lamont and Charles McKinnie, Ground school training program, June, page 26
Tom Knauff, Turns close to the ground. Teaching Soaring, July, page 36
Karl Striedieck, Safety checklists, July, page 42
Lee Bradshaw, A testimonial to spin training, July, page 43
A. Blackburn, Rope break: steep vs. shallow turns, September, page 3
L. McMaster, H.E.L.P. high energy landing problems, September, page 4
Keith Woodward, Stay close to the mountain..., September, page 12
Steve du Pont, Off-field landings on unlevel ground. Teaching Soaring, September, page 48
Rolf Hertenstein, Jr., Some thoughts on spins., September, page 51
Tom Knauff, Rope-break turns, November, page 2
Alan Patching, Landing patterns: the distance-out-and-angle-down method, November, page 5
S. Hoose, Try the Tiny Triangle, November, page 46
G. Worthington, December, page 49
Insurance
Bernald Smith, SSA Group Insurance, February, page 23
Bernald Smith, Group hull and liability insurance, June, page 9
International
Don Miles, The British holiday course, April, page 36
H. Beeker, A visit to Narromlne, June, page 5
H. Becher, A Visit to Narromine, June, page 5
William E. Becher, Soaring in Austria, January, page 17
Dick Haggren, Getting High in the Low Countries, December, page 38
S. Hoose, Bolivian Club Soaring, April, page 43
China applies for FAI membership, October, page 9
Keith Woodward, Stay close to the mountain..., September, page 12
Old Timers Meet in France, November, page 7
Tourist soaring in Poland, June, page 11
Joseph Lorber, Zell am See, September
Forrest W. Blossom, BGA makes aircraft bulletins available, SSA in Action, August, page 5
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
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, 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
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
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
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
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
Launching
F. Blossom, Private Rated Club Tow Pilots, May, page 14
J.A. Diblin, Tow pilots please note: gasoline is cheaper than cylinders, January, page 5
Ray Cote, The Cloudster as a towplane, March, page 2
Lee, John (a.k.a. J. Lee)
SSA at Oshkosh (Feature Articles) [Conferences and Conventions; Soaring Society of America], October, page 34
Legislation
Forrest W. Blossom, The Biennial Flight Review, March, page 8
Noncitizen ownership of aircraft okayed, March, page 8
SSA airspace activity, March, page 8
F. Blossom, Private Rated Club Tow Pilots, May, page 14
Forrest W. Blossom, Experimental aircraft registration, July, page 7
16. 5 Diamant, July, page 11
Schweizer 2-33 A. D. revision, August, page 4
F. Blossom, BGA makes aircraft bulletins available, August, page 5
Forrest W. Blossom, Experimental Aircraft Update, September, page 6
Piper, September, page 9
DG-100, September, page 9
William R. Williams, Attention Diamant owners, October, page 3
Blanik maintenance and service life, November, page 6
Forrest W. Blossom, Homebuilt tow planes, December, page 7
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
Literature
B. Smith, Motorgliding Magazine incorporated into Soaring Magazine, January, page 9
Poetry Excerpt from Where No Birds Fly, April, page 18
Doug Lamont and Charles McKinnie, Ground school training program, June, page 26
Jonathan Driver-Jowitt, A Patch of Sun, July, page 26
S. Hoose, ed., 1978 Sailplane Directory Supplement, August, page 21
Langston Hughes, Poem, October, page 35
Melinda Brent, Poem, The Glider Pilot, December, page 2
Klaus W. Nielsen, "Environmental Aerodynamics", by R.S. Scorer, October, page 11
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
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
Medical
Forrest W. Blossom, Aerobatics: Check your flight manual, SSA in Action, January, page 14
Rudy Allemann, Accidents aren't accidental., January, page 39
Thomas Knauff, Say it out loud: 200 feet!, January, page 39
Rudy Allemann, Learning about landings, February, page 44
Robert B. Ismande, Spin incidents and accidents., March, page 40
Tommy Thomason, Structural failures., April, page 42
Fred Pool, Noise makers for safety, May, page 2
F. Kelsey, Spin incidents and accidents, June, page 2
Forrest W. Blossom, From the Executive Director, August, page 4
Robert E. Gaines, Aviation safety reporting system., August, page 51
Bruce Helview, Peer pressure for safety, September, page 50
Tom Knauff, Rope-break turns, November, page 2
Rich Roberts, Diamant control stick support lug failure, November, page 4
Soaring Medicine Meet, November, page 6
Blanik maintenance and service life, November, page 6
G. Worthington, December, page 49
Meteorology
Want to Help Build an Acre of Lift?, April, page 17
George Mock, More on Florida weather, September, page 5
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
Motorgliders
Per Weishaupt, The 1st European Motorglider Championships, December, page 34
Laszlo Horvath, AS-K 14 Motorgliders, December
New PIK-20 motorglider, May, page 11
Alain Guay, The RF-9, January, page 19
Museums
New soaring exhibit at the Smithsonian, September, page 10
Myers, HaroldGrey, B.
Winner Standard Class, Region Five South Contest, 1978 (SSA in Action), November, page 8
Nielsen, Klaus W.
"Environmental Aerodynamics", by R.S. Scorer (SSA in Action) [Literature\Book Review], October, page 11
No subject
William Cleary, Between Times, January, page 9
Frederick Voltz, Kolstad Scholarship winner, January, page 14
André Beaulieu, Winner, Schweizer Outstanding Cadet Award, January, page 26
John McMasters, Giving Benziger the bird, February, page 5
Forrest W. Blossom, Director election winners, February, page 8
Phil Thorndyke, Homebuilt boom mike, March, page 3
SSA Goes to Washington, April, page 19
Jim Maupin, Woodstock's weight and Stender's formula, June, page 3
Jim Stabler and B. Grumstrup, July
John Reay, D.A. McMasters, Book Review: The History of Man-Powered Flight, July, page 35
John Nowak, Barnstorming club makes money, August, page 2
D. Basham, John Ryan Winner, 15-Meter Class, Region Nine West Contest, August, page 5
Don Knypstra, Winner, Unlimited Class, Region Twelve Contest. 1978, August, page 9
Al Blackburn, Rope break: Steep vs. Shallow Turns, September, page 3
Marion Barritt, The Third US National 15-Meter Soaring Championships, September, page 36
Ron Ferguson, The Third US National 15-Meter Soaring Championships, September, page 36
Peter Teunisse and N. Jacoby, November
Ned Jacoby, Peter Teunisse, November
John Joss, Wins Lincoln Award, November, page 6
John Byrd, Winner 15-Meter Class, Region Five South Contest 1978, , Grey, B., November, page 8
HaroldGrey, B. Myers, Winner Standard Class, Region Five South Contest, 1978, November, page 8
Bob Grey, Region Five South Contest, 1978, November, page 8
Peter Lyons, Awarded Tissandler Diploma, Ultralight News, November, page 10
Paul Kellas, Winner Standard Class, Region Eleven West Contest, 1978, December, page 11
Hartmut Schilling, Region One Contest, 1978, December, page 12
George Moffat, Looking back on Ephrata, Soaring to Win, December, page 42
Shelley Hoose, December, page 50
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
OSTIV
Rose Marie Licher, Technical Soaring Summary, Volume IV, No. 4, January, page 12
XVIth OSTIV Congress at Chateauroux, February, page 36
Obituaries
Katherine M. Ely, Obituary - Lawrence Ely, February, page 38
Paul Schweizer, Don C. Ryon: Remembering three dedicated soaring enthusiasts, March, page 6
S. Hoose, Richard Hosebfeld: A fitting memorial, March, page 44
Philip Wills, April, page 18
Jim George killed during practice,, July, page 7
John Joss, In Memoriam - Norm Hunter, November, page 9
Bernald Smith, Charles D. Glattly: In Memoriam, December, page 14
Page, Tom
A Kit-built VHF Communication Set (Feature Articles) [Equipment\Radios; Construction and How-To], July, page 17
Parachutes
Stephen du Pont, Parachutes More than a seat cushion., August, page 51
Jim Maupin, Parachute riggers' pins: check yourself, October, page 2
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
People
H. Schilling, Sam Allen: Winner Sports Class, Region One Contest, 1978, December, page 12
F. Blossom, Joe P. Bennis: Director election winner, February, page 8
F. Blossom, Steve Bennis: Selected for Soaring Hall of Fame, The SSA Executive Director's report, April, page 24
P. Weishaupt, Walter Binder: Winner Two-Seater Class, The 1st European Motorglider Championships, December, page 34
W. Hill, John Brittingham: Winner, Standard Class, Region Nine East Contest, August, page 7
Shelley Hoose, US International Team news, May, page 11
P. Weishaupt, Wolfgang Clas: Winner Standard Class, The 1st European Motorglider Championships, December, page 34
Gren Seibels, Region Five North Contest, 1978, July, page 12
Patti Kocher, The Many Diamonds of Henry Combs, May, page 16
M. Eppler, Dave Culpepper: Winner 15-Meter Class, Region Ten North Contest, 1978, December, page 14
New Zealanders make record goal distance, March, page 9
Dick Georgeson, International Attempt number 27, April, page 31
W. Hill, Carl Ekdahl: Winner, Sports Class, Region Nine East Contest, August, page 7
Katherine M. Ely, Obituary - Lawrence Ely, February, page 38
Doug Lamont, Joe Engle accepts SSA Exceptional Achievement Award, April, page 19
Shelley Hoose, Nancy Evans, FAI awards coordinator, SSA in Action, May, page 10
F. Blossom, Sam Francis: Director election winner, February, page 8
Paul Schweizer, Don C. Ryon: Remembering three dedicated soaring enthusiasts, March, page 6
Jim George killed during practice,, July, page 7
New Zealanders make record goal distance, March, page 9
Bernald Smith, Charles D. Glattly: In Memoriam, December, page 14
H. Schilling, Ted Gordon: Winner Standard Class, Region One Contest, 1978, December, page 12
A. Knypstra, Jack Gravance: Winner, Standard Class, Region Twelve Contest, August, page 9
US feminine O&R record, September, page 4
Jim Hammond: Winner Sports Class, Region Eleven West Contest, 1978, December, page 11
B. Brown, Winner Standard Class, Region Seven Contest, 1978, December, page 10
M. Eppler, Tom Hanson: Winner Standard Class, Region Ten North Contest, 1978, December, page 14
S. Hoose, Richard Hosebfeld: A fitting memorial, March, page 44
F. Conner, Winner, the 13th US National 1-26 Championships, September, page 20
Jim Indrebo: Winner 15-Meter Class, Region Eleven West Contest, 1978, December, page 11
F. Blossom, Williams S. Ivans: Director election winner, February, page 8
Shelley Hoose, New National Feminine Records Approved, SSA in Action, December, page 7
Shelley Hoose, World Championship news, April, page 13
Doug Lamont, Richard Johnson Receives Paul E. Tuntland Memorial Award, The SSA goes to Washington, April, page 19
Paul MacCready, Jr. accepts SSA Exceptional Achievement Award, April, page 19
F. Blossom, Don Knypstra: Director Election Winner, February, page 8
F. Blossom, Bob Kramer: Director election winner, February, page 8
Doug Lamont, The 16th World Gliding Championships... Chateauroux!, October, page 14
Shelley Hoose, John Lee: SSA hires new administrative assistant, SSA in Action, September, page 9
A. Knypstra, Al Leffler: Winner, Unlimited Class, Region Twelve Contest, 1978., August, page 9
A. Knypstra, Tom Madigan: Winner, Western Region Sports Class Contest, 1978, December, page 10
Shelley Hoose, Roy McCaldin breaks Arizona Distance Record, TuSC's 1-26 Upstages Smirnoff Stars, August, page 52
W. Rachford, George Moffat: Winner, the third US National 15-meter Soaring Championships, September, page 36
S. Hoose, Eric "Herb" Mozer: US International Team News, February, page 10
Paul Schweizer, Don C. Ryon: Remembering three dedicated soaring enthusiasts, March, page 6
H. Miltner, Tom Protheroe: Winner, Tom Brandes Memorial Trophy, Taos Soaring Fiesta a success, September, page 3
Wally Raisanen Winner, standard class. Region nine west contest, August, page 5
Doug Lamont, The 16th World Gliding Championships... Chateauroux!, October, page 14
New feminine world record, October, page 9
P. Weishaupt, Fritz Rueb: Winner Open Class, the 1st European Motorglider Championships, December, page 34
Paul Schweizer, Don C. Ryon: Remembering three dedicated soaring enthusiasts, March, page 6
Shelley Hoose, Bill Saltzman: Winner, PASCO Sawyer Award, June, page 40
F. Blossom, R.E. Schreder: Director election winner, February, page 8
Doug Lamont, Wally Scott Receives Lewin B. Barringer Memorial Trophy, April, page 19
Doug Lamont, The 16th World Gliding Championships... Chateauroux!, October, page 14
H. Schilling, John Seymour: Winner, 15-Meter Class, Region One Contest, 1978, December, page 12
Joann Shaw 1st woman to earn 1-26 Diamond, March, page 8
Gren Seibels and Chuck Forrester, The 45th US National Unlimited Soaring Championships, December, page 16
F. Blossom, Bernald Smith: Director election winner, February, page 8
D. Lamont, Eaton Trophy given to Bernald Smith, The SSA goes Washington, April, page 19
New Zealanders make record goal distance, March, page 9
Dick Georgeson, International Attempt number 27, April, page 31
Bruce Grumstrup, Jim Stabler, July
Karl Striedieck: Winner, Smirnoff Derby, July, page 11
Gren Seibels, Region Five North Contest, 1978, July, page 12
F. Blossom, Barney Williams Selected for Soaring Hall of Fame, The SSA Executive Director's Report, April, page 24
Philip Wills, April, page 18
B. Brown, Woody Woodward: Winner 15-Meter Class, Region Seven Contest, 1978, December, page 10
A. Knypstra, Harry Wuenstel: Winner, 15-Meter Class, Region Twelve Contest, 1978, August, page 9
Ray Young new director for region 2, July, page 12
Performance
Hannu Korhonen, More facts about flaps, March, page 5
Jerry Rautio, 15-Meter Motorglider Performance Calculations, December, page 3
John Firth, PIK-20 Flap Performance, January, page 3
R. Ward, "Tacts about flaps"-yes, but..., January, page 3
Klaus Holighaus and response to R. Johnson, 40:1 for the 15-meter class?, February, page 2
G. Moffat, New ships of the 70s, February, page 14
Gren Seibels, Goodby, Alibi, February, page 32
George Worthington, Getting acquainted with the American Eaglet, March, page 10
Richard Johnson, A further PIK-20B flight test evaluation, July, page 18
Richard Johnson, A further PIK-20B flight test evaluation, August, page 46
Doug Lamont, Drat the gnats: The 16th World Gliding Championships. Chateauroux!, October, page 29
Ray Cote, Pilot Reports A Cloudster progress report, October, page 36
S. Jenko and response D. Johnson, Why waxed, wings don't help performance, November, page 3
Physiology
Stephen du Pont, Parachutes More than a seat cushion., August, page 51
Rolf Hertenstein, Jr., Some thoughts on spins., September, page 51
Ron Sutton, A note on acrobatic preflights, September, page 5
Pool, Fred
Noise makers for safety (Letters) [Medical; Sailplanes], May, page 2
Publications
Rose Marie Licher, Technical Soaring Summary, Volume IV, No. 4, January, page 12
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
Safety
Rudy Allemann, Accidents aren't accidental., January, page 39
Robert B. Ismande, Spin incidents and accidents., March, page 40
Wally Scott, Walt Scott on Safety and Speed, May, page 48
Frank Kelsey, June, page 42
Lee Bradshaw, A testimonial to spin training, July, page 43
Robert E. Gaines, Aviation safety reporting system., August, page 51
Bruce Helview, Peer pressure for safety, September, page 50
Jim Maupin, Parachute riggers' pins: check yourself, October, page 2
Forrest W. Blossom, Accidents, SSA in Action, October, page 5
Sailplanes
Doug Bell, A look at the used sailplane market, January, page 31
S. Hoose, Trailer plug protection, February, page 41
Richard Johnson, How to build a surface wave gauge in one hour, April, page 9
Fred Pool, Noise makers for safety, May, page 2
P. Thorndyke, Homebuilt boom mike, May, page 3
J. Foreman, Monerai, June, page 14
S. du Pont, V-Tails Twitchy? 't Ain't So, August, page 3
Gregg Erikson, Twitchy vee-talls, November, page 2
George Uveges, American Eaglet, March
DG-100, September, page 9
Forrest W. Blossom, Aerobatics: Check your flight manual, SSA in Action, January, page 14
Jim Crowder, Blanik structural problem, October, page 3
Blanik maintenance and service life, November, page 6
K.J. Strack, The Cherokee's L/D, May, page 7
DG-100, September, page 9
G. Moffat, New ships of the 70s, February, page 14
William R. Williams, Attention Diamant owners, October, page 3
Rich Roberts, Diamant control stick support lug failure, November, page 4
John Sinclair, Mandatory Duster change, April, page 6
J. Sinclair, Mandatory Duster change, April, page 46
Robert Lee Moore, DG-100, October, page 35
George Moffat, New ships of the 70's, March, page 38
M. Hanson, Jantar, August
Robert E. Gaines, Libelle, April
Robert Lee Moore, Photo, July, page 13
Jim Foreman, Monerai, June
G. Moffat, New ships of the 70s, February, page 14
George Moffat, New ships of the 70's, March, page 38
John Firth, PIK-20 Flap Performance, January, page 3
R. Ward, "Tacts about flaps"-yes, but..., January, page 3
Richard Johnson, reply to "Facts about flaps"-yes, but..., January, page 3
Richard Johnson, reply to PIK-20 Flap Performance, January, page 3
Centerfold photo, March, page 28
George Uveges, Centerfold poster of PIK-20, May
Richard Johnson, A further PIK-20B flight test evaluation, July, page 18
Richard Johnson, A further PIK-20B flight test evaluation, August, page 46
G. Moffat, New ships of the 70s, February, page 14
Hannu Korhonen, More facts about flaps, March, page 5
G. Moffat, New ships of the 70s, February, page 14
R. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the LS-3, November, page 26
K. Holighaus, 40:1 for the 15-meter class?, February, page 2
G. Moffat, New ships of the 70s, February, page 14
Gren Seibels, Goodby, Alibi, February, page 32
R. Johnson, A flight test evaluation of the AS-W 20, November, page 26
R. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the AS-W 20, May, page 21
Schweizer milestone poster, February, page 37
Sailplanes - A Family Tradition?, June, page 7
George Uveges, Schweizer 1-23E, January
Joann Shaw 1st woman to earn 1-26 Diamond, March, page 8
Joann Shaw First Woman to Earn 1-26 Diamond, March, page 8
Aimai Knypstra, New approach to sports class competition, March, page 20
George Moffat, New ships of the 70's, March, page 38
Tommy Thomason, Structural failures., April, page 42
Gary Brod, 1-26, May
Gren Seibels, Turnpoint photo development, June, page 3
R. Allemann, A Controlled-Speed Start System, June, page 33
Charles Shaw, The 1-26 Association, July, page 30
W. Hill, Region Nine East Contest, 1978, August, page 7
Shelley Hoose, Roy McCaldin breaks Arizona Distance Record, TuSC's 1-26 Upstages Smirnoff Stars, August, page 52
F. Conner, Winner, the 13th US National 1-26 Championships, September, page 20
Frank E. Conner, The 13th US National 1-26 Championships, September, page 20
Region Eleven West Contest, 1978, December, page 11
H. Schilling, Region One Contest 1978, December, page 12
New soaring exhibit at the Smithsonian, September, page 10
L. Horvath, Centerfold poster, February
Schweizer 2-33 A. D. revision, August, page 4
Doug Lamont, The 16th World Gliding Championships... Chateauroux!, October, page 14
Sisu 1A in new soaring exhibit at the Smithsonian, September, page 8
Jim Maupin, The Woodstock, May, page 38
G. Moffat, New ships of the 70s, February, page 14
Zuni Resumes Production, May, page 9
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
Self-Launch
Al Backstrom, The Self-Launching Plank Sailplane, May, page 28
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
Sites
Habry Miltner, Taos Soaring Fiesta a success, September, page 3
D. Lamont, The 16th World Gliding Championships... Chateauroux!, October, page 14
Dick Haggren, Getting High in the Low Countries, December, page 38
Shelley Hoose, An Australian soaring club, November, page 46
Don Monroe, Fall setting; Bishop, California, October
Jim Foreman, Black Forest Gliderport, February
George Mock, More on Florida weather, September, page 5
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
Soaring Society of America
February, page 8
Meet David Aranda, February, page 12
Bernald Smith, SSA Group Insurance, February, page 23
March, page 8
April, page 13
F. Blossom, The SSA Executive Director's Report, Executive and Board reports, April, page 24
May, page 9
Shelley Hoose, Nancy Evans, FAI awards coordinator, SSA in Action, May, page 10
Doug Lamont and Charles McKinnie, Ground school training program, June, page 26
SSA Soaring Vacation Derby report, July, page 6
July, page 6
Ray Young new director for region 2, July, page 12
August, page 4
September, page 6
Shelley Hoose, John Lee: SSA hires new administrative assistant, SSA in Action, September, page 9
Forrest W. Blossom, September, page 27
October, page 5
John Lee, SSA at Oshkosh, October, page 34
November, page 6
SSA job placement service, December, page 7
F. Blossom, The SSA Executive Director's report, April, page 24
William Cleary, The SSA President's Report, September, page 26
B. Smith, Motorgliding Magazine incorporated into Soaring Magazine, January, page 9
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
Techniques
Tom Cooper, Dynamic soaring-self deception?, December, page 3
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
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
Vintage Aircraft
Chet Decker, NSM gets Albatross, July, page 11
Martin Simons, The Hjordis, July, page 23
Liam English, Will the real Albatross please stand up?, September, page 2
Old Timers Meet in France, November, page 7
Voltz, Frederick
Kolstad Scholarship winner (SSA in Action), January, page 14
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
Women
Joann Shaw 1st woman to earn 1-26 Diamond, March, page 8
Doug Barritt, 500 km women's flights, April, page 5
D. Basham, Gwen Gordon 1st woman to win a task in SSA contest: Region Nine West Contest, August, page 5
US feminine O&R record, September, page 4
New feminine world record, October, page 9
Shelley Hoose, New National Feminine Records Approved, SSA in Action, December, page 7
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
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
Youth
J.F. Smith, Out of the Nest, Into the Air, January, page 24
Tom Massoth, The Importance of Being Determined, March, page 16
Vicki Barrett, Soaring razzmatazz, March, page 32


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