Soaring Magazine Index for 1978 organized by section

Soaring Magazine Index for 1978 organized by section

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Accent on Clubs, Covers, Feature Articles, From the Executive Director, From the SSA Executive Director, From the ground, Homebuilders' Hall, Letters, SSA in Action, Safety Corner, The Executive Director's Report, The SSA goes to Washington

Accent on Clubs
Shelley Hoose, Winch or not?, February, page 41
S. Hoose, Trailer plug protection, February, page 41
S. Hoose, Richard Hosebfeld: A fitting memorial, March, page 44
S. Hoose, Bolivian Club Soaring, April, page 43
Shelley Hoose, Bill Saltzman: Winner, PASCO Sawyer Award, June, page 40
S. Hoose, 32nd Annual Torrey Pines Midwinter Meet, July, page 38
Shelley Hoose, Starting a club, July, page 38
Shelley Hoose, Roy McCaldin breaks Arizona Distance Record, TuSC's 1-26 Upstages Smirnoff Stars, August, page 52
Shelley Hoose, A Motorglider Club?, August, page 52
S. Hoose, National Soaring Museum Support, August, page 53
Shelley Hoose, October, page 46
Shelley Hoose, An Australian soaring club, November, page 46
S. Hoose, The 1978 Soaring Safari, November, page 46
S. Hoose, Try the Tiny Triangle, November, page 46
Shelley Hoose, December, page 50

Covers
George Uveges, Schweizer 1-23E, January
Jim Foreman, Black Forest Gliderport, February
George Uveges, American Eaglet, March
Robert E. Gaines, Libelle, April
Gary Brod, 1-26, May
Jim Foreman, Monerai, June
Jim Stabler and B. Grumstrup, July
Bruce Grumstrup, Jim Stabler, July
M. Hanson, Jantar, August
Joseph Lorber, Zell am See, September
Don Monroe, Fall setting; Bishop, California, October
Phyllis Chillinsworth, Chateauroux, France, October
Ned Jacoby, Peter Teunisse, November
Peter Teunisse and N. Jacoby, November
Laszlo Horvath, AS-K 14 Motorgliders, December

Feature Articles
William E. Becher, Soaring in Austria, January, page 17
Alain Guay, The RF-9, January, page 19
J.F. Smith, Out of the Nest, Into the Air, January, page 24
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
Don Monroe, Mini-portfolio, February, page 7
G. Moffat, New ships of the 70s, February, page 14
Dick Conwell, I'm just wild about Harry, February, page 20
Bernald Smith, SSA Group Insurance, February, page 23
Gren Seibels, Goodby, Alibi, February, page 32
George Worthington, Getting acquainted with the American Eaglet, March, page 10
Tom Massoth, The Importance of Being Determined, March, page 16
Aimai Knypstra, New approach to sports class competition, March, page 20
Richard Miller, A New Approach to Pteradyne flight, March, page 34
George Moffat, New ships of the 70's, March, page 38
SSA Goes to Washington, April, page 19
F. Blossom, The SSA Executive Director's report, April, page 24
Dick Georgeson, International Attempt number 27, April, page 31
Don Miles, The British holiday course, April, page 36
Patti Kocher, The Many Diamonds of Henry Combs, May, page 16
R. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the AS-W 20, May, page 21
A. McDowell, Instrument Flying A Sink scale vs the speed ring, May, page 26
Al Backstrom, The Self-Launching Plank Sailplane, May, page 28
Edmund K. Gravely, Joint ownership, May, page 41
J. Foreman, Monerai, June, page 14
John McMasters and J.D. McLean, A New Challenge in Human-powered Flight, June, page 16
Doug Lamont and Charles McKinnie, Ground school training program, June, page 26
Glenn M. Gray, The Poor Boy's Guide to Fund Raising, June, page 30
R. Allemann, A Controlled-Speed Start System, June, page 33
Ann Welch, The Orphans, July, page 14
George Worthington, Wheels vs Footlaunching, July, page 15
Tom Page, A Kit-built VHF Communication Set, July, page 17
Richard Johnson, A further PIK-20B flight test evaluation, July, page 18
Martin Simons, The Hjordis, July, page 23
Jonathan Driver-Jowitt, A Patch of Sun, July, page 26
Charles Shaw, The 1-26 Association, July, page 30
Steve Patmont, Free at Last, August, page 12
B. Gregg, The 1978 Smirnoff Sailplane Derby, August, page 14
S. Hoose, ed., 1978 Sailplane Directory Supplement, August, page 21
Richard Johnson, A further PIK-20B flight test evaluation, August, page 46
Keith Woodward, Stay close to the mountain..., September, page 12
Frank E. Conner, The 13th US National 1-26 Championships, September, page 20
W. Rachford, The Third US National 15-Meter Soaring Championships, September, page 36
Doug Lamont, The 16th World Gliding Championships... Chateauroux!, October, page 14
John Lee, SSA at Oshkosh, October, page 34
Ray Cote, Pilot Reports A Cloudster progress report, October, page 36
R. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the LS-3, November, page 26
R. Johnson, A flight test evaluation of the AS-W 20, November, page 26
Gren Seibels and Chuck Forrester, The 45th US National Unlimited Soaring Championships, December, page 16
Doug Terman, Morning Flight, December, page 22
Doug Lamont, The National Soaring Museum dedication, December, page 28
Per Weishaupt, The 1st European Motorglider Championships, December, page 34
Dick Haggren, Getting High in the Low Countries, December, page 38

From the Executive Director
Forrest W. Blossom, Registration of new foreign aircraft, May, page 14

From the SSA Executive Director
Forrest W. Blossom, Experimental aircraft registration, July, page 7

From the ground
Forrest W. Blossom, The Biennial Flight Review, March, page 8

Homebuilders' Hall
K.J. Strack, Materials The effect of relative humidity on epoxied joints, April, page 39
Gary Sunderland, The foam-and-glass-cloth method of construction, June, page 36

Letters
Richard Johnson, reply to PIK-20 Flap Performance, January, page 3
R. Ward, "Tacts about flaps"-yes, but..., January, page 3
John Firth, PIK-20 Flap Performance, January, page 3
Richard Johnson, reply to "Facts about flaps"-yes, but..., January, page 3
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
Klaus Holighaus and response to R. Johnson, 40:1 for the 15-meter class?, February, page 2
K. Holighaus, 40:1 for the 15-meter class?, February, page 2
H. Stiglmeier, The flying wing-a wasted effort?, February, page 3
Bob Michener, Wanted: an objective "Pioneer" flight evaluation, February, page 3
John McMasters, Giving Benziger the bird, February, page 5
Ray Cote, The Cloudster as a towplane, March, page 2
Phil Thorndyke, Homebuilt boom mike, March, page 3
Hannu Korhonen, More facts about flaps, March, page 5
Paul Schweizer, Don C. Ryon: Remembering three dedicated soaring enthusiasts, March, page 6
Colin Pennycuick, Bird glide ratios, April, page 3
R. Speicher, Coming up: a solarpower assist for MPA?, April, pages 7,1
Doug Barritt, 500 km women's flights, April, page 5
John Sinclair, Mandatory Duster change, April, page 6
Richard Johnson, How to build a surface wave gauge in one hour, April, page 9
J. Sinclair, Mandatory Duster change, April, page 46
Fred Pool, Noise makers for safety, May, page 2
P. Thorndyke, Homebuilt boom mike, May, page 3
Jim Marske, The Welles flying wing - a designer's critique, May, page 3
K.J. Strack, The Cherokee's L/D, May, page 7
Jorj Baker, New foot-launched ultralight, May, page 7
Jim Maupin, Woodstock's weight and Stender's formula, June, page 3
L. Schober, and G. Smith, The Flying Wing, Cont., June, page 3
Gren Seibels, Turnpoint photo development, June, page 3
H. Becher, A Visit to Narromine, June, page 5
H. Beeker, A visit to Narromlne, June, page 5
Les Sebald, Feedback on feedback, July, page 3
S.O. Jenko, Measuring bird flight performance, July, page 3
John Nowak, Barnstorming club makes money, August, page 2
S.O. Jenko, More about ultralight sailplanes, August, page 2
J. Nowak, Barnstorming club makes money, August, page 2
S. du Pont, V-Tails Twitchy? 't Ain't So, August, page 3
John S. Fleugel, Hawk F. T. E., September, page 2
Liam English, Will the real Albatross please stand up?, September, page 2
Habry Miltner, Taos Soaring Fiesta a success, September, page 3
A. Blackburn, Rope break: steep vs. shallow turns, September, page 3
Al Blackburn, Rope break: Steep vs. Shallow Turns, September, page 3
H. Miltner, Tom Brandes Memorial Trophy, Taos Soaring Fiesta a success, September, page 3
H. Miltner, Tom Protheroe: Winner, Tom Brandes Memorial Trophy, Taos Soaring Fiesta a success, September, page 3
US feminine O&R record, September, page 4
L. McMaster, H.E.L.P. high energy landing problems, September, page 4
Ron Sutton, A note on acrobatic preflights, September, page 5
George Mock, More on Florida weather, September, page 5
Jim Maupin, Parachute riggers' pins: check yourself, October, page 2
Jim Crowder, Blanik structural problem, October, page 3
William R. Williams, Attention Diamant owners, October, page 3
Gregg Erikson, Twitchy vee-talls, November, page 2
Tom Knauff, Rope-break turns, November, page 2
S. Jenko and response D. Johnson, Why waxed, wings don't help performance, November, page 3
Rich Roberts, Diamant control stick support lug failure, November, page 4
Alan Patching, Landing patterns: the distance-out-and-angle-down method, November, page 5
Tom Cooper, Dynamic soaring-self deception?, December, page 3
Jerry Rautio, 15-Meter Motorglider Performance Calculations, December, page 3

SSA in Action
William Cleary, Between Times, January, page 9
B. Smith, Motorgliding Magazine incorporated into Soaring Magazine, January, page 9
Rose Marie Licher, Technical Soaring Summary, Volume IV, No. 4, January, page 12
F.G. Irving, Sigma development to resume, January, page 12
Kim McEligot, Kolstad Scholarship Winner, January, page 14
Frederick Voltz, Kolstad Scholarship winner, January, page 14
Forrest W. Blossom, Director election winners, February, page 8
F. Blossom, Bernald Smith: Director election winner, February, page 8
F. Blossom, Bob Kramer: Director election winner, February, page 8
F. Blossom, Don Knypstra: Director Election Winner, February, page 8
F. Blossom, Joe P. Bennis: Director election winner, February, page 8
F. Blossom, R.E. Schreder: Director election winner, February, page 8
F. Blossom, Sam Francis: Director election winner, February, page 8
F. Blossom, Williams S. Ivans: Director election winner, February, page 8
S. Hoose, Eric "Herb" Mozer: US International Team News, February, page 10
Meet David Aranda, February, page 12
XVIth OSTIV Congress at Chateauroux, February, page 36
Oklahoma State U to offer soaring, February, page 37
Schweizer milestone poster, February, page 37
Katherine M. Ely, Obituary - Lawrence Ely, February, page 38
Swiss variable geometry: Le Delphin, February, page 38
Forrest W. Blossom, The Biennial Flight Review, March, page 8
F. Blossom, Pilot From the Ground: the Biennial Flight Review, March, page 8
Joann Shaw 1st woman to earn 1-26 Diamond, March, page 8
Joann Shaw First Woman to Earn 1-26 Diamond, March, page 8
Noncitizen ownership of aircraft okayed, March, page 8
SSA airspace activity, March, page 8
New Zealanders make record goal distance, March, page 9
Ron Lipking, Map of Trans-New Zealand Flight, March, page 9
T. Sharp, March, page 26
Vicki Barrett, Soaring razzmatazz, March, page 32
S. Hoose, World Championship News, March, page 32
Shelley Hoose, World Championship news, April, page 13
Dick Johnson receives Tuntland Award, April, page 14
NSM News, April, page 14
Australian Nationals, April, page 16
Want to Help Build an Acre of Lift?, April, page 17
Zuni Resumes Production, May, page 9
New PIK-20 motorglider, May, page 11
Shelley Hoose, US International Team news, May, page 11
George Moffat, Awarded 1977 Lilienthal Medal, May, page 13
F. Blossom, Private Rated Club Tow Pilots, May, page 14
R. Buck, CIVV report, June, page 6
SSA, NAA, and FAI, June, page 6
Sailplanes - A Family Tradition?, June, page 7
New ultralight due this summer, June, page 7
Air New Zealand Derby, June, page 9
Bernald Smith, Group hull and liability insurance, June, page 9
Tourist soaring in Poland, June, page 11
Ted Sharp, Looking Backward, June, page 11
Forrest W. Blossom, Experimental aircraft registration, July, page 7
Jim George killed during practice,, July, page 7
L. English, Museum News, July, page 8
Chet Decker, NSM gets Albatross, July, page 11
Karl Striedieck: Winner, Smirnoff Derby, July, page 11
16. 5 Diamant, July, page 11
Gren Seibels, Region Five North Contest, 1978, July, page 12
Ray Young new director for region 2, July, page 12
Forrest W. Blossom, From the Executive Director, August, page 4
European competition news, August, page 4
Schweizer 2-33 A. D. revision, August, page 4
Ted Sharp, Looking Backward, August, page 4
D. Basham, John Ryan Winner, 15-Meter Class, Region Nine West Contest, August, page 5
David W. Basham, Region Nine West Contest, August, page 5
F. Blossom, BGA makes aircraft bulletins available, August, page 5
Wally Raisanen Winner, standard class. Region nine west contest, August, page 5
D. Basham, Gwen Gordon 1st woman to win a task in SSA contest: Region Nine West Contest, August, page 5
W. Hill, John Brittingham: Winner, Standard Class, Region Nine East Contest, August, page 7
W. Hill, Region Nine East Contest, 1978, August, page 7
W. Hill, Carl Ekdahl: Winner, Sports Class, Region Nine East Contest, August, page 7
A. Knypstra, Harry Wuenstel: Winner, 15-Meter Class, Region Twelve Contest, 1978, August, page 9
A. Knypstra, Jack Gravance: Winner, Standard Class, Region Twelve Contest, August, page 9
A. Knypstra, Region Twelve Contest, 1978, August, page 9
A. Knypstra, Al Leffler: Winner, Unlimited Class, Region Twelve Contest, 1978., August, page 9
Don Knypstra, Winner, Unlimited Class, Region Twelve Contest. 1978, August, page 9
F. Blossom, US Team Fund, September, page 6
US contest results, September, page 6
Forrest W. Blossom, Experimental Aircraft Update, September, page 6
Sisu 1A in new soaring exhibit at the Smithsonian, September, page 8
DG-100, September, page 9
Piper, September, page 9
New soaring exhibit at the Smithsonian, September, page 10
F. Blossom, Contest Numbers, October, page 7
Transeuropeenne Results, October, page 7
New feminine world record, October, page 9
Marlene Stoll, Region Six Contest, 1978, October, page 9
China applies for FAI membership, October, page 9
Klaus W. Nielsen, "Environmental Aerodynamics", by R.S. Scorer, October, page 11
John Joss, Wins Lincoln Award, November, page 6
Blanik maintenance and service life, November, page 6
Soaring Medicine Meet, November, page 6
John Joss wins Lincoln Award, November, page 7
NSM Building Opens on Harris Hill, November, page 7
Old Timers Meet in France, November, page 7
Region Five South Contest 1978, ; Grey, B., November, page 8
John Byrd, Winner 15-Meter Class, Region Five South Contest 1978, , Grey, B., November, page 8
Bob Grey, Region Five South Contest, 1978, November, page 8
HaroldGrey, B. Myers, Winner Standard Class, Region Five South Contest, 1978, November, page 8
MIT Barograph Calibration, November, page 9
John Joss, In Memoriam - Norm Hunter, November, page 9
Ultralights Aviafiber Canard, Ultralight News, November, page 10
Peter Lyons, Awarded Tissandler Diploma, Ultralight News, November, page 10
Mitchell Wing, Ultralight News, November, page 10
Tissandier Diploma awarded to Dr. Paul MacCready, Jr. , Ultralight News, ., November, page 10
ULF 1, Ultralight Homebuilt, Ultralight News, November, page 11
Forrest W. Blossom, Homebuilt tow planes, December, page 7
Victor Saudek, Looking Backward, December, page 8
Bud Brown, Region Seven Contest 1978, December, pages 10,7
A. Knypstra, Tom Madigan: Winner, Western Region Sports Class Contest, 1978, December, page 10
Aimai Knypstra, Western Region Sports Class Contest, 1978, December, page 10
B. Brown, Winner Standard Class, Region Seven Contest, 1978, December, page 10
B. Brown, Woody Woodward: Winner 15-Meter Class, Region Seven Contest, 1978, December, page 10
Jim Indrebo: Winner 15-Meter Class, Region Eleven West Contest, 1978, December, page 11
Paul Kellas, Winner Standard Class, Region Eleven West Contest, 1978, December, page 11
Jim Hammond: Winner Sports Class, Region Eleven West Contest, 1978, December, page 11
Region Eleven West Contest, 1978, December, page 11
H. Schilling, Sam Allen: Winner Sports Class, Region One Contest, 1978, December, page 12
Hartmut Schilling, Region One Contest, 1978, December, page 12
H. Schilling, Ted Gordon: Winner Standard Class, Region One Contest, 1978, December, page 12
H. Schilling, John Seymour: Winner, 15-Meter Class, Region One Contest, 1978, December, page 12
H. Schilling, Region One Contest 1978, December, page 12
Bernald Smith, Charles D. Glattly: In Memoriam, December, page 14
M. Eppler, Dave Culpepper: Winner 15-Meter Class, Region Ten North Contest, 1978, December, page 14
M. Eppler, Tom Hanson: Winner Standard Class, Region Ten North Contest, 1978, December, page 14
Mike Eppler, Region Ten North Contest, 1978, December, page 14

Safety Corner
Thomas Knauff, Say it out loud: 200 feet!, January, page 39
Rudy Allemann, Accidents aren't accidental., January, page 39
Richard Johnson, The dangers of water ballast, January, page 40
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
Wally Scott, Walt Scott on Safety and Speed, May, page 48
F. Kelsey, Spin incidents and accidents, June, page 2
Frank Kelsey, June, page 42
Karl Striedieck, Safety checklists, July, page 42
Lee Bradshaw, A testimonial to spin training, July, page 43
Stephen du Pont, Parachutes More than a seat cushion., August, page 51
Robert E. Gaines, Aviation safety reporting system., August, page 51
Rolf Hertenstein, Jr., Some thoughts on spins., September, page 51
G. Worthington, December, page 49

The Executive Director's Report
Forrest W. Blossom, September, page 27

The SSA goes to Washington
Doug Lamont, Joe Engle accepts SSA Exceptional Achievement Award, April, page 19
Paul MacCready, Jr. accepts SSA Exceptional Achievement Award, April, page 19


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