Soaring Magazine Index for 1978 organized by subject

Soaring Magazine Index for 1978 organized by subject

The contents have all been re-entered by hand, so there are going to be typos and confusion between author and subject, etc...
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A, B, C, D, E, F, H, I, L, M, O, P, S, T, V, W, Y, None

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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
Flight Tests
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
Tailless Gliders
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
Competitions
Local
George Moffat, Needed: weekend contest flying. Soaring to Win, November, page 42
National Soaring Museum
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
National Soaring Museums
Chet Decker, NSM gets Albatross, July, page 11
Airplanes
Piper
DG-100, September, page 9
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
Badges
January, page 48
Barringer
Doug Lamont, Wally Scott Receives Lewin B. Barringer Memorial Trophy, April, page 19
Eaton
D. Lamont, Eaton Trophy given to Bernald Smith, The SSA goes Washington, April, page 19
Hall of Fame
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
Karl Striedieck
Doug Lamont Karl Striedieck receives S3A Exceptional Achievement Award, April, page 19
Kremer Prize
Paul MacCready, Jr. accepts SSA Exceptional Achievement Award, April, page 19
Lilienthal
George Moffat, Awarded 1977 Lilienthal Medal, May, page 13
Record Flights
US feminine O&R record, September, page 4
Records
Shelley Hoose, New National Feminine Records Approved, SSA in Action, December, page 7
Records and Record Flights
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
SSA Exceptional Achievement
Doug Lamont, Joe Engle accepts SSA Exceptional Achievement Award, April, page 19
Tuntland
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

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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

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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
CIVV
R. Buck, CIVV report, June, page 6
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
1-26
Frank E. Conner, The 13th US National 1-26 Championships, September, page 20
Derbies
Air New Zealand Derby, June, page 9
SSA Soaring Vacation Derby report, July, page 6
International
Australian Nationals, April, page 16
Air New Zealand Derby, June, page 9
Per Weishaupt, The 1st European Motorglider Championships, December, page 34
National
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
Regional
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
Rules
George Moffat, Soaring, Scoring, and Luck, Soaring to Win, October, page 38
World
Shelley Hoose, World Championship news, April, page 13
Phyllis Chillinsworth, Chateauroux, France, October
Doug Lamont, The 16th World Gliding Championships... Chateauroux!, October, page 14
US Team
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
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

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Derbies
Karl Striedieck: Winner, Smirnoff Derby, July, page 11
S. Hoose, The 1978 Soaring Safari, November, page 46

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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
Equipment
Radios
Tom Page, A Kit-built VHF Communication Set, July, page 17

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Fiberglass
Per Weishaupt, The 1st European Motorglider Championships, December, page 34
Films
Vicki Barrett, Soaring razzmatazz, March, page 32
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

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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
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

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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
Australia
H. Beeker, A visit to Narromlne, June, page 5
H. Becher, A Visit to Narromine, June, page 5
Austria
William E. Becher, Soaring in Austria, January, page 17
Belgium
Dick Haggren, Getting High in the Low Countries, December, page 38
Bolivia
S. Hoose, Bolivian Club Soaring, April, page 43
China
China applies for FAI membership, October, page 9
France
Keith Woodward, Stay close to the mountain..., September, page 12
Old Timers Meet in France, November, page 7
Poland
Tourist soaring in Poland, June, page 11
Switzerland
Joseph Lorber, Zell am See, September
UK
Forrest W. Blossom, BGA makes aircraft bulletins available, SSA in Action, August, page 5

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Launching
Tow Pilots
F. Blossom, Private Rated Club Tow Pilots, May, page 14
Towplanes
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
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
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
Book Review
Klaus W. Nielsen, "Environmental Aerodynamics", by R.S. Scorer, October, page 11

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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
Motorgliders
Per Weishaupt, The 1st European Motorglider Championships, December, page 34
AS-K 14
Laszlo Horvath, AS-K 14 Motorgliders, December
Pik
Pik-20e
New PIK-20 motorglider, May, page 11
RF-9
Alain Guay, The RF-9, January, page 19
Museums
New soaring exhibit at the Smithsonian, September, page 10

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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
OSTIV
Rose Marie Licher, Technical Soaring Summary, Volume IV, No. 4, January, page 12
XVIth OSTIV Congress at Chateauroux, February, page 36

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Parachutes
Stephen du Pont, Parachutes More than a seat cushion., August, page 51
Jim Maupin, Parachute riggers' pins: check yourself, October, page 2
People
Sam Allen
H. Schilling, Sam Allen: Winner Sports Class, Region One Contest, 1978, December, page 12
Joe P. Bennis
F. Blossom, Joe P. Bennis: Director election winner, February, page 8
Steve Bennis
F. Blossom, Steve Bennis: Selected for Soaring Hall of Fame, The SSA Executive Director's report, April, page 24
Walter Binder
P. Weishaupt, Walter Binder: Winner Two-Seater Class, The 1st European Motorglider Championships, December, page 34
John Brittingham
W. Hill, John Brittingham: Winner, Standard Class, Region Nine East Contest, August, page 7
Dick Butler
Shelley Hoose, US International Team news, May, page 11
Wolfgang Clas
P. Weishaupt, Wolfgang Clas: Winner Standard Class, The 1st European Motorglider Championships, December, page 34
David ColeWinner, standard class
Gren Seibels, Region Five North Contest, 1978, July, page 12
Henry Combs
Patti Kocher, The Many Diamonds of Henry Combs, May, page 16
Dave Culpepper
M. Eppler, Dave Culpepper: Winner 15-Meter Class, Region Ten North Contest, 1978, December, page 14
Bruce Drake
New Zealanders make record goal distance, March, page 9
Dick Georgeson, International Attempt number 27, April, page 31
Carl Ekdahl
W. Hill, Carl Ekdahl: Winner, Sports Class, Region Nine East Contest, August, page 7
Lawrence Ely
Katherine M. Ely, Obituary - Lawrence Ely, February, page 38
Joe Engle
Doug Lamont, Joe Engle accepts SSA Exceptional Achievement Award, April, page 19
Nancy Evans
Shelley Hoose, Nancy Evans, FAI awards coordinator, SSA in Action, May, page 10
Sam Francis
F. Blossom, Sam Francis: Director election winner, February, page 8
William E. "Bill" Frutchy
Paul Schweizer, Don C. Ryon: Remembering three dedicated soaring enthusiasts, March, page 6
Jim George
Jim George killed during practice,, July, page 7
Dick Georgeson
New Zealanders make record goal distance, March, page 9
Charles D. Glattly
Bernald Smith, Charles D. Glattly: In Memoriam, December, page 14
Ted Gordon
H. Schilling, Ted Gordon: Winner Standard Class, Region One Contest, 1978, December, page 12
Jack Gravance
A. Knypstra, Jack Gravance: Winner, Standard Class, Region Twelve Contest, August, page 9
Doris Grove
US feminine O&R record, September, page 4
Jim Hammond
Jim Hammond: Winner Sports Class, Region Eleven West Contest, 1978, December, page 11
Tom Hanson
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
Richard Hosenfeld
S. Hoose, Richard Hosebfeld: A fitting memorial, March, page 44
Scott Imlay
F. Conner, Winner, the 13th US National 1-26 Championships, September, page 20
Jim Indrebo
Jim Indrebo: Winner 15-Meter Class, Region Eleven West Contest, 1978, December, page 11
William S. Ivans
F. Blossom, Williams S. Ivans: Director election winner, February, page 8
Sabrina Jackintell
Shelley Hoose, New National Feminine Records Approved, SSA in Action, December, page 7
Richard Johnson
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.
Paul MacCready, Jr. accepts SSA Exceptional Achievement Award, April, page 19
Don Knypstra
F. Blossom, Don Knypstra: Director Election Winner, February, page 8
Bob Kramer
F. Blossom, Bob Kramer: Director election winner, February, page 8
George Lee
Doug Lamont, The 16th World Gliding Championships... Chateauroux!, October, page 14
John Lee
Shelley Hoose, John Lee: SSA hires new administrative assistant, SSA in Action, September, page 9
Al Leffler
A. Knypstra, Al Leffler: Winner, Unlimited Class, Region Twelve Contest, 1978., August, page 9
Tom Madigan
A. Knypstra, Tom Madigan: Winner, Western Region Sports Class Contest, 1978, December, page 10
Roy McCaldin
Shelley Hoose, Roy McCaldin breaks Arizona Distance Record, TuSC's 1-26 Upstages Smirnoff Stars, August, page 52
George Moffat
W. Rachford, George Moffat: Winner, the third US National 15-meter Soaring Championships, September, page 36
Eric "Herb" Mozer
S. Hoose, Eric "Herb" Mozer: US International Team News, February, page 10
Eliot Noyes
Paul Schweizer, Don C. Ryon: Remembering three dedicated soaring enthusiasts, March, page 6
Tom Protheroe
H. Miltner, Tom Protheroe: Winner, Tom Brandes Memorial Trophy, Taos Soaring Fiesta a success, September, page 3
Wally Raisanen
Wally Raisanen Winner, standard class. Region nine west contest, August, page 5
Helmut Reichmann
Doug Lamont, The 16th World Gliding Championships... Chateauroux!, October, page 14
Hanna Reitsch
New feminine world record, October, page 9
Fritz Rueb
P. Weishaupt, Fritz Rueb: Winner Open Class, the 1st European Motorglider Championships, December, page 34
Don C. Ryon
Paul Schweizer, Don C. Ryon: Remembering three dedicated soaring enthusiasts, March, page 6
Bill Saltzman
Shelley Hoose, Bill Saltzman: Winner, PASCO Sawyer Award, June, page 40
R.E. Schreder
F. Blossom, R.E. Schreder: Director election winner, February, page 8
Wally Scott
Doug Lamont, Wally Scott Receives Lewin B. Barringer Memorial Trophy, April, page 19
Baer Selen
Doug Lamont, The 16th World Gliding Championships... Chateauroux!, October, page 14
John Seymour
H. Schilling, John Seymour: Winner, 15-Meter Class, Region One Contest, 1978, December, page 12
Joann Shaw
Joann Shaw 1st woman to earn 1-26 Diamond, March, page 8
A.J. Smith
Gren Seibels and Chuck Forrester, The 45th US National Unlimited Soaring Championships, December, page 16
Bernald Smith
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
Dave Speight
New Zealanders make record goal distance, March, page 9
Dick Georgeson, International Attempt number 27, April, page 31
Jim Stabler
Bruce Grumstrup, Jim Stabler, July
Karl Striedieck
Karl Striedieck: Winner, Smirnoff Derby, July, page 11
Karl Striedieck: Winner, 15-meter class
Gren Seibels, Region Five North Contest, 1978, July, page 12
Barney Williams
F. Blossom, Barney Williams Selected for Soaring Hall of Fame, The SSA Executive Director's Report, April, page 24
Philip Wills
Philip Wills, April, page 18
Woody Woodward
B. Brown, Woody Woodward: Winner 15-Meter Class, Region Seven Contest, 1978, December, page 10
Harry Wuenstel
A. Knypstra, Harry Wuenstel: Winner, 15-Meter Class, Region Twelve Contest, 1978, August, page 9
Ray Young
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
Evaluations
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
Medical
Ron Sutton, A note on acrobatic preflights, September, page 5
Publications
Rose Marie Licher, Technical Soaring Summary, Volume IV, No. 4, January, page 12

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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
1978 Sailplane Directory Supplement
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
American Eaglet
George Uveges, American Eaglet, March
Astir CS
DG-100, September, page 9
Blanik
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
Cherokee II
K.J. Strack, The Cherokee's L/D, May, page 7
DG-100
DG-100, September, page 9
DG-200
G. Moffat, New ships of the 70s, February, page 14
Diamant
William R. Williams, Attention Diamant owners, October, page 3
Rich Roberts, Diamant control stick support lug failure, November, page 4
Duster
John Sinclair, Mandatory Duster change, April, page 6
J. Sinclair, Mandatory Duster change, April, page 46
Glaser-Dirks
DG-100
Robert Lee Moore, DG-100, October, page 35
Jantar
George Moffat, New ships of the 70's, March, page 38
M. Hanson, Jantar, August
Libelle
Robert E. Gaines, Libelle, April
Robert Lee Moore, Photo, July, page 13
Monerai
Jim Foreman, Monerai, June
Mosquito
G. Moffat, New ships of the 70s, February, page 14
Nimbus IIb
George Moffat, New ships of the 70's, March, page 38
Pik
Pik-20
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
Pik-20b
Richard Johnson, A further PIK-20B flight test evaluation, July, page 18
Richard Johnson, A further PIK-20B flight test evaluation, August, page 46
Pik-20D
G. Moffat, New ships of the 70s, February, page 14
Hannu Korhonen, More facts about flaps, March, page 5
Rolladen-Schneider
LS-3
G. Moffat, New ships of the 70s, February, page 14
R. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the LS-3, November, page 26
Schempp-Hirth
Mini-Nimbus
K. Holighaus, 40:1 for the 15-meter class?, February, page 2
G. Moffat, New ships of the 70s, February, page 14
Schleicher
AS-W 20
Gren Seibels, Goodby, Alibi, February, page 32
ASW 20
R. Johnson, A flight test evaluation of the AS-W 20, November, page 26
ASW-20
R. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the AS-W 20, May, page 21
Schweizer
Schweizer milestone poster, February, page 37
Sailplanes - A Family Tradition?, June, page 7
SGS 1-23E
George Uveges, Schweizer 1-23E, January
SGS 1-26
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
SGS 1-35a
New soaring exhibit at the Smithsonian, September, page 10
SGS 2-32
L. Horvath, Centerfold poster, February
SGS 2-33
Schweizer 2-33 A. D. revision, August, page 4
Siren E-75 Silene
Doug Lamont, The 16th World Gliding Championships... Chateauroux!, October, page 14
Sisu 1A
Sisu 1A in new soaring exhibit at the Smithsonian, September, page 8
Woodstock
Jim Maupin, The Woodstock, May, page 38
Zuni
G. Moffat, New ships of the 70s, February, page 14
Zuni Resumes Production, May, page 9
Self-Launch
Al Backstrom, The Self-Launching Plank Sailplane, May, page 28
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
Australia
Shelley Hoose, An Australian soaring club, November, page 46
Bishop, CA
Don Monroe, Fall setting; Bishop, California, October
Black Forest
Jim Foreman, Black Forest Gliderport, February
Florida
George Mock, More on Florida weather, September, page 5
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
Executive Director
F. Blossom, The SSA Executive Director's report, April, page 24
President's Report
William Cleary, The SSA President's Report, September, page 26
Soaring Magazine
B. Smith, Motorgliding Magazine incorporated into Soaring Magazine, January, page 9

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Techniques
Dyanmic Soaring
Tom Cooper, Dynamic soaring-self deception?, December, page 3

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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

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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

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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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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


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