Soaring Magazine Index for 1979 organized by subject

Soaring Magazine Index for 1979 organized by subject

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1, A, B, C, E, F, G, H, I, L, M, O, P, R, S, T, U, V, W, Y, None

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1-26
Yugoslavia Building Supercritical Wing Standard Class Sailplane, December, page 11

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Aerodynamics
Stan Hall, 15-Meter Motorglider Propellers, February, page 3
Charles Fauvel, Multiplanes for HPA flight?, February, page 5
Stan Hall, How to Lay Out Airfoil Contours, Part I, Homebuilders' Hall, May, page 39
J.A. McMasters, Bennett response, Electrostatic Drag?, June, page 7
Wolf Elber, 3rd International Symposium on the Science and Technology of Low-Speed and Motorless Flight, June, page 31
Stan Hall, Structures How to Lay Out Airfoil Contours Part II, June, page 38
Robert T. Jones, Minimizing Induced Drag, October, page 26
Yugoslavia Building Supercritical Wing Standard Class Sailplane, December, page 11
Design
Jim Nash-Webber, Chrysalis, October, page 36
Flight Tests
Richard Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the PIK-20D-78, January, page 26
R. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the Janus, March, page 14
Richard Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the Schempp-Hirth Janus, March, page 999
Richard Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the Standard Jantars 1 and 2, July, page 20
Richard Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the Mosquito, August, page 36
Richard Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the Zuni, September, page 36
B. Tuncks, Flight Test Data: Instruments Only vs Reference Sailplane Accuracy, November, page 2
Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs
Jan Scott, April, page 26
Nancy Zirkle, Get in SHAPE to Soar Cheap, May, page 2
B. Kirby, Badge Flights Diamond Fever, Taos Fly-In, July, page 28
A Club History Book, July, page 40
Club Information Solicited, July, page 40
M. Silver, Aero Club Albatross Golden Anniversary, August, page 42
M. Silver, Oregon Sailplane Council moves, August, page 42
T. Blakenship, The Taos Soaring Club Fiesta, September, page 3
B. Young, Aero Club Albatross 50th Anniversary, SSA In Action, September, page 14
M. Silver, Caprock Soaring Club new newsletter., September, page 45
M. Silver, Seattle Glider Council carpool, September, page 45
Central Louisiana Soaring Society comebackSilver, M., September, page 45
Cleveland Soaring Society, new base at Liberty airpark. Silver, M., September, page 45
Michelle Silver, October, page 46
Accent on Clubs
Shelley Hoose, January, page 45
S. Hoose, February, page 46
S. Hoose, July, page 40
Michelle Silver, November, page 45
Michelle Silver, December, page 46
Awards
Liam English receives SSA Exceptional Achievement Award, The Chicago Convention, April, page 7
Charles McKinnie receives SSA Exceptional Service Award, The Chicago Convention, April, page 7
Paul Tuntland Award given to team of investigators, The Chicago Convention, April, page 7
W. Cleary, Helmut Reichmann nominated for Lillenthal Medal, 1978, The CIVV Report, July, page 18
August Raspet
John Lee, August Raspet Memorial awarded to John Monnett, Oshkosh Report, October, page 8
Barringer
Wally Scott receives Barringer Memorial Trophy, The Chicago Convention, April, page 7
Receives Barringer Memorial Trophy, The Chicago Convention, April, page 7
Eaton
Receives Eaton Trophy, The Chicago Convention, April, page 7
Ted Sharp, Looking Backward: Warren E. Eaton Memorial Trophy, June, page 15
Exceptional Achivevement
Receives SSA Exceptional Achievement Award, The Chicago Convention, April, page 7
Exceptional Service
Receives SSA Exceptional Service Award, The Chicago Convention, April, page 7
Hall of Fame
L. English, C. Decker and B. Coverdale selected for Soaring Hall of Fame, April, page 14
Kolstad
Kolstad Award winners announced, January, page 7
Records and Record Flights
National New O&R Claims, Doris Grove, Tom Knauff, June, page 9
Tissandier
Tissandier Diploma Awarded to Gus Scheurer, October, page 9

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Birds
Edward J. Gardyan, The Albatross Dynamic Soaring Technique, March, page 3
Jack Greene, Dynamic Soaring - It's For the Birds, May, page 5
I. Taylor, A Vote for Albatross Dynamic Soaring, July, page 3
Ray Reiffer, Variable Geometry and the Monarch Butterfly, December, page 3
Book Review
Doug Lamont, "Soaring Flight of Monarch Butterflies", by D. Gibo and M. Pallett, November, page 9
Brickner, Cindy
Employees
M. Silver, Meet Cindy Brickner, August, page 6

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Certification
F. Blossom, NPRM to Extend Duration of Experimental Certificates, May, page 10
F. Blossom, Future Certification Regulation for sailplanes and motorgliders, June, page 8
F. Blossom, Experimental-Exhibition/Racing Sailplanes Certification, Washington Update, June, page 8
Aircraft Airworthiness Certificate Extension, September, page 14
F. Blossom, Experimental Sailplane Licensing, Washington Update, November, page 6
F. Blossom, Licensing of new imported sailplanes, , Washington Update, November, page 6
Competitions
George Moffat, Better and Cheaper Contests, January, page 48
Gren Seibels, Sorcerer's Apprentice, March, page 23
George Moffat, Safety, Myths, and Contest Flying, Soaring to Win, March, page 38
George Moffat, Sealing, Tuning, and Fettling, April, page 38
John Price, In Defense of Computers, May, page 43
Derby Ups 'n' Downs, June, page 10
G. Uveges, A Torrey Pines Album, Torrey Pines Midwinter Soaring Championships, 1979, June, page 22
G. Moffat, One Day's Flight, July, page 38
G. Moffat, Flights A Contest Day, July, page 38
F. Herbert, European Competition Rundown 1979, September, page 19
G. Moffat, Philosophy Attitudes that Win, September, page 43
F. Conner, Knock it Off, George, October, page 4
R. Allemann and W. Scott, Competing in the Vega, November, page 24
Pilots Ponder SSA Contest Division, December, page 7
International
D. Marsden, 15-Meter Canadian 15-Meter Development, July, page 14
National
The 1978 US National and Regional Champions, January, page 14
J. Joss, The 46th US National Unlimited Soaring Championships, September, page 24
Ted Li, The 4th National 15-Meter Class Soaring Championships, October, page 18
Sherrill Bredfeldt, The 10th Annual Standard Class Championships, December, page 32
Regional
Gren Seibels, Region Five North Contest, 1979, July, page 15
Region Eleven Contest, 1979, August, page 12
Region Eight Contest, 1979, August, page 13
Aimai Knypstra, Region Twelve Contest Report, 1979, September, page 17
Don Taylor, Region Seven Sports Class Contest, 1979, SSA in Action, October, page 11
S. Speciale, Region Eleven Top Five Correction, November, page 5
Terry Traver, Western Region Sports Class Contest, 1979, November, page 14
Gren Seibels, Region One Contest 1979, November, page 15
Bob Grey, Region Five South Contest 1979, November, page 16
Siegfried Rupp, Region Ten South Contest, November, page 17
Liam English, Region Three Contest, December, page 13
Region Six South, Region Six West, Region Seven, and Region Nine summary report, December, page 14
Sports Class
Aimai Knypstra, Third Annual Sports Class Contest Seminar, March, page 12
Women
Gwyn Gordon Declines Selection for US Team in Women's European Championships, June, page 3
W. Cleary, FAI European Gliding Competition for Women, CIVV Report, July, page 18
World
George Moffat, US Team Selection Update Needed, February, page 38
Conferences and Conventions
EAA Symposium, FAR's for an aircraft recreational vehicle?, January, page 6
Aimai Knypstra, Third Annual Sports Class Contest Seminar, March, page 12
The Chicago Convention, April, page 7
Part I Symposium Proceedings Issued from 3rd International Symposium on Low-Speed and Motorless Flight, September, page 10
Victor Saudek, A Short History: The FAI Badges, October, page 33
John Lee, SSA Homebuilders Workshop, November, page 18
Michelle Silver, The Sierra Soaring Seminar, December, page 22
Construction and How-To
Pem Drinker and A. Anderson, Thermal generator launcher report, January, page 3
Peter M. Newgard, Gusts and Gust Filters, January, page 40
Les Sebald, About barographs, January, page 51
Peter Boemer, Yaw strings, February, page 3
L. Sebald, Blind flying, barograph calibration charts, HP-14 landing gear problems, February, page 42
John Firth, Gust filters, March, page 3
Carl Herold, Passive retroreflective array. Radar Tracking of Sailplanes, March, page 29
Raouf Ismail, Guidelines for Variometer Evaluation, April, page 33
Les Sebald, Radio Radio Installation - Part I, Maintenance and Projects, April, page 42
Hermann Dusek, A Tactile Speed-to-Fly Indicator?, May, page 17
C. Gordon "Doc" Livingston, Designing a Sport Canopy, May, page 25
Stan Hall, How to Lay Out Airfoil Contours, Part I, Homebuilders' Hall, May, page 39
R.[ or E.?] Jones, Gust vs. Short-period Lift Discrimination, June, page 5
Wolf Elber, 3rd International Symposium on the Science and Technology of Low-Speed and Motorless Flight, June, page 31
Stan Hall, Structures How to Lay Out Airfoil Contours Part II, June, page 38
Les Sebald, A Car Charger for Your Ship, June, page 42
Victor Saudek, Basic Barographics, Part I, July, page 24
Harry Senn, Engineering a 1-Man 1-26 Assembly, July, page 32
Raouf Ismail, A Layman's Guide to Total Energy, July, page 36
Victor Saudek, Basic Barographics, Part II, August, page 26
Les Sebald, Letters on antennas, mike amplifiers, and artificial horizons, August, page 40
Les Sebald, About Canopies, Part I, Maintenance and Projects, September, page 40
Les Sebald, About Canopies, Part II, October, page 50
Les Sebald, Instruments - radios Crew Car Radio Tips, Maintenance and Projects, November, page 43
John Robinson, Kerosene and Canopies, December, page 5
Sailplanes
Les Sebald, Radio Installation-Part II, May, page 48
Cover
Bert Small, Cover photo, January, Covers
George Uveges, Lark, February, Cover
Susan Grosek, Wave at Estrella Gliderport and 2-33's, March, cover
Bruce Grumstrup, 1-26, April, Cover
George Uveges, Torrey Pines, May, cover
Don Monroe, Gossamer Albatross, June, Cover
D. Monroe, Gossamer Albatross, June
Susan Grosek, Janus and Jantar 2a, August, cover
Wolfgang Obst, SGS 1-34, September, Cover
Don Monroe, October, Cover
Laszlo Horvath, 2-33's, November, Cover
David Mittendorf, Northeastern Gliderport, Salem Massachusetts, December, cover
Crewing
Frank Kelsey, Irv Prue, the one-man crew, January, page 36
Robert E. Gaines, The Ground Crew or Out to Launch, September, page 46

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Economics
George Moffat, Better and Cheaper Contests, January, page 48
B. de Saro, To Buy or Not To Buy, February, page 47
Kenneth Striplin, FLAG-A Low-cost L/D Stretcher, May, page 32
Stan Hall, The Selling Price of Homebuilts, June, page 26
Equipment
Les Sebald, Instruments - radios Crew Car Radio Tips, Maintenance and Projects, November, page 43
Batteries
Batteries Airworthiness directive, Li SO2 batteries, SSA in Action, May, page 12

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FAI
Badges
New B and C Badge Requirements, October, page 8
Federation Aeronautique Internationale
Badge List
January, page 999
February, page 999
March, page 999
April, page 999
May, page 999
June, page 999
July, page 46
August, page 44
September, page 48
October, page 48
November, page 47
December, page 49
Films
Public Television Airs New Weather Program, SSA in Action, January, page 4
Ted Janczarek, Filming the Disney Sky Trap, April, page 28
Flight Stories
Bob Grey, Down and Out, January, page 16
Jim George, Two Long Final Glides, February, page 28
Dan Danieli, Almost Getting There Is Half the Fun, March, page 31
John Harvey, Towline Adventure, April, page 20
Ted Janczarek, Filming the Disney Sky Trap, April, page 28
Ken Stuckas, To Armageddon and Return, May, page 20
B. Kirby, Badge Flights Diamond Fever, Taos Fly-In, July, page 28
Hans-Werner Grosse, Breaking Records in Australia's Outback, December, page 16
Fournier RF-9
Ted Li, The 4th National 15-Meter Class Soaring Championships, October, page 18
France
D, The 16th World Gliding Championships. Chateauroux! Lamont, October, page 14

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Gossamer Albatross
Don Monroe, Gossamer Albatross, June, Cover

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History
Ted Sharp, Looking Backward, January, page 11
Jan Scott, April, page 26
Ted Sharp, Looking Backward: Warren E. Eaton Memorial Trophy, June, page 15
F. Hefty, Honoring the Pioneers, October, page 5
W. English, Floyd Sweet elected National Soaring Museum president, October, page 9
Victor Saudek, A Short History: The FAI Badges, October, page 33
Ted Sharp, Looking Backward Detroit Gull, November, page 13
T. Sharp, December, page 10
Sites
Illustrations
Ted Sharp, Harris Hill, Looking Backward, February, page 12
Homebuilding
Icarus V becomes museum piece, January, page 8
FLAG, Ultralight News, January, page 11
L. Hall, The Quadruplane, A Step Closer to Personal Flight?, January, page 20
Dick Clawson, Soaring fun the easy way, February, page 3
Stan Hall, 15-Meter Motorglider Propellers, February, page 3
Charles Fauvel, Multiplanes for HPA flight?, February, page 5
SSA homebuilders directory, February, page 9
Prometheus Unbound, February, page 13
Mike Adams, The PIK-20E, February, page 14
Homebuilder News, March, page 7
MacCready HPA groomed for channel flight, SSA in Action, March, page 9
Monnett Hosts Monerai Builders, March, page 10
Forrest W. Blossom, Part Substitution and Plan Modifications, March, page 11
Raouf Ismail, Buying a ship? Beware of Liens, April, page 3
Minibat, Ultralight News, April, page 13
VSA plans project, April, page 14
George Moffat, Sealing, Tuning, and Fettling, April, page 38
B. Utley and F. Blossom, Status Report on Airspace Reduction Proposals, May, page 6
Les Sebald, Test reopens soaring airspace to 26,000 feet, May, page 9
F. Blossom, Motorglider Pilots License? From the Executive Director, May, page 10
May, page 11
Kenneth Striplin, FLAG-A Low-cost L/D Stretcher, May, page 32
P. MacCready, The Albatross Gossamer and the ULCC; response, C. Ellison, June, page 6
F. Blossom, Future Certification Regulation for sailplanes and motorgliders, June, page 8
F. Blossom, Federal Airspace Grab, June, page 8
F. Blossom, Experimental-Exhibition/Racing Sailplanes Certification, Washington Update, June, page 8
SSA'er Makes First Solar Powered Flight, SSA in Action, June, page 9
Goldwing, Ultralight News, June, page 13
Mitchell Wing Power Meet, Ultralight News, SSA in Action, June, page 14
Ultralight News: Hawaiian Design-Bluebird, June, page 15
June, page 16
Stan Hall, The Selling Price of Homebuilts, June, page 26
Wolf Elber, 3rd International Symposium on the Science and Technology of Low-Speed and Motorless Flight, June, page 31
Stan Hall, Structures How to Lay Out Airfoil Contours Part II, June, page 38
MacCready Departs for England with Gossamer Albatross, June, page 999
D. Monroe, Gossamer Albatross, June
D. Marsden, Unlimited Class Variable Geometry Canadian 15-Meter Development, July, page 4
F. Blossom, FAA's Unannounced "Scheduled" Meetings, July, page 8
August, page 10
LTB, original design by Larry Linville and Vana Tribbey-Linville, Homebuilder News, August, page 11
Jack Lambie, The Triumph of Paul MacCready's Gossamer Albatross, August, page 14
George Moffat, Getting to Know the Monerai, August, page 32
K. Striedieck, Sharing Airspace with the Military, September, page 2
J. Lavanne, Human-powered And. Now, A Transatlantic HPA?, September, page 3
L. Mauro, Ultralights - Self Launch Coming: the Solar Powered Self-Launch, September, page 4
September, page 15
Robert Rodwell, Motorgliders at Paris Airshow, October, page 11
U-2, Ultralight News, October, page 12
Flying Wing AV-451 designed by Charles Fauvel, Overseas News, October, page 13
Brian Utley, The SSA President's Report, October, page 14
Jim Nash-Webber, Chrysalis, October, page 36
G. Uveges, New European Racers, November, page 2
F. Blossom, Motorglider study, , Washington Update, November, page 6
F. Blossom, NPRM 78-19 withdrawn, Washington Update, November, page 6
John Lee, SSA Homebuilders Workshop, November, page 18
Max Bachmann, Canard, centerfold photo, November, page 30
Stan Hall, A Homebuilders' Division in SSA?, November, page 42
Ray Reiffer, Variable Geometry and the Monarch Butterfly, December, page 3
NASA High-Altitude Sailplane Studies, December, page 7
More on the AS-W 22, December, page 11
Yugoslavia Building Supercritical Wing Standard Class Sailplane, December, page 11
Stan Hall, Homebuilder News, December, page 43
A. Backstrom, The Auxiliary-Powered Sailplane as A Homebuilding Project, December, page 999
HomebuildingExperimental Aircraft Association
EAA Symposium, FAR's for an aircraft recreational vehicle?, January, page 6

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Illustrations
George Uveges, Down and Out, January, page 16
Bob Lovejoy, No-strings-attached light multiplanes sketches, January, page 25
Rudy Obrero, Illustrations, Two Long Final Glides, February, page 28
Gil Parcell, Hey, Let's Fly It Back to the Hangar!, February, page 36
Rudy Obrero, Almost Getting there is Half the Fun, March, page 31
G. Parcell, Cartoons Gaggle Etiquette, April, page 17
F. Kelsey, A Trailer is a Trailer is a Trailer..., April, page 36
J. Lee, Limited Edition Libelle Prints, May, page 15
Jim Foreman, Air-to-Air Photography I: Shooting Sailplanes, May, page 28
Jim Foreman and Eric Greensell, Air-to-Air Photography II: Air-to Air Weaponry, May, page 29
L. Sniijders, Slope Soaring in Holland, May, page 41
G. Uveges, A Torrey Pines Album, Torrey Pines Midwinter Soaring Championships, 1979, June, page 22
D. Monroe, Gossamer Albatross, August, page 14
J. Beghin, Gossamer Albatross, line drawing cockpit, August, page 17
Tom Stewart, Sherman Griffith in His Nimbus II, September, page 28
Tom Stewart, Centerfold picture of Glasflugel 604, September, page 28
L. Horvath, 2-32F 78 Ultralight canard; M. Bachmann, November, page 30
R. Lipking, Map of the Mojave, November, page 34
Instruction
John Harvey, Towline Adventure, April, page 20
Don Slotten, Pilot Proficiency Award Program, September, page 13
Instruments
Peter M. Newgard, Gusts and Gust Filters, January, page 40
Insurance
B. Smith, SSA Sailplane Insurance Program, February, page 11
Hull and Liability Program policy delay, September, page 13
J. Sinclair, Insurance Gouging, November, page 5
International
Australia
Hans-Werner Grosse, Breaking Records in Australia's Outback, December, page 16
Brazil
Celso Leonidas Coehlo De Souza, An invitation from Los Planadores Albatros Brazil, March, page 2
France
J. Faliu, The French (Soaring) Connection, June, page 3
Israel
Ken Stuckas, To Armageddon and Return, May, page 20

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Lark
Dick Huppertz, Two for Two: Nadia, the Romanian Lark, February, page 21
Launching
Aerotow
Tom Knauff, Use of Rudder on Aerotow, July, page 41
Legislation
Robert D. Blacker, Lark rudder pedal hang-up, January, page 3
LS-3 and LS-1F, January, page 4
EAA Symposium, FAR's for an aircraft recreational vehicle?, January, page 6
New Blanik Airworthiness Directive, January, page 12
Forrest W. Blossom, SSA Executive Director Airspace Action Report, March, page 6
Carl Herold, Passive retroreflective array. Radar Tracking of Sailplanes, March, page 29
Henry Mangels, 2-22 bellcrank failure, May, page 3
B. Utley and F. Blossom, Status Report on Airspace Reduction Proposals, May, page 6
Les Sebald, Test reopens soaring airspace to 26,000 feet, May, page 9
F. Blossom, Motorglider Pilots License? From the Executive Director, May, page 10
Batteries Airworthiness directive, Li SO2 batteries, SSA in Action, May, page 12
F. Blossom, Federal Airspace Grab, June, page 8
F. Blossom, Experimental-Exhibition/Racing Sailplanes Certification, Washington Update, June, page 8
F. Blossom, Future Certification Regulation for sailplanes and motorgliders, June, page 8
F. Blossom, FAA's Unannounced "Scheduled" Meetings, July, page 8
Forrest W. Blossom, Periodic Aircraft Registration Report, Washington Update, July, page 8
John Dezzutti, Florida Airport to be Reopened to Sailplanes, August, page 4
Forrest W. Blossom, Washington Update, August, page 4
Don Slotten, Pilot Proficiency Award Program, September, page 13
Aircraft Airworthiness Certificate Extension, September, page 14
N. Zirkle, What One Responsible Person Can Do, October, page 5
Manufacturer's Airworthiness Directives, October, page 42
F. Blossom, NPRM 78-19 withdrawn, Washington Update, November, page 6
F. Blossom, Experimental Sailplane Licensing, Washington Update, November, page 6
F. Blossom, Airport Utilization, , Washington Update, November, page 6
F. Blossom, Periodic Aircraft Registration Report, November, page 6
Slingsby Vega, November, page 28
Literature
B. Smith, Motorgliding Magazine incorporated into Soaring Magazine, January, page 9
Jim George, Two Long Final Glides, February, page 28
1-26 Log Marks Silver Anniversary, July, page 9
A Club History Book, July, page 40
J. Dezzutti, OSTIV Forecasting Handbook Now Available, August, page 9
Part I Symposium Proceedings Issued from 3rd International Symposium on Low-Speed and Motorless Flight, September, page 10
Doug Lamont, "Soaring Flight of Monarch Butterflies", by D. Gibo and M. Pallett, November, page 9
Book Review
George Moffat, "Cross-Country Soaring", by Dr. Helmut Reichmann, January, page 9
John Joss, "There's No Such Place as Far Away" by R. Bach, July, page 14
Eleanor Friede, Equal Time, book review of "There's No Such Place as Far Away" by R. Bach, July, page 14

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Medical
Robert Keyes, Expediency, February, page 36
George Moffat, Safety, Myths, and Contest Flying, Soaring to Win, March, page 38
Gren Seibels and Gil Parcell, Gaggle Etiquette, April, page 45
Walt Mooney, The Need for Spin Instruction, May, page 47
Rathen Templeton, Attitude Flying, August, page 41
Robert E. Gaines, The Ground Crew or Out to Launch, September, page 46
Stephen Du Pont, Hurry Up and Kill Yourself, October, page 42
Meteorology
Pem Drinker and A. Anderson, Thermal generator launcher report, January, page 3
Public Television Airs New Weather Program, SSA in Action, January, page 4
Forecasting Complete World Weather Observation, Using the Weather, March, page 42
J. Dezzutti, OSTIV Forecasting Handbook Now Available, August, page 9
New Sensor Helps Trace High Altitude Circulation, October, page 43
New Sensor, OSTIV forecasting seminar. Using the Weather, October, page 43
C. Stanton, Another Source of Lift?, November, page 3
NASA High-Altitude Sailplane Studies, December, page 7
Motorgliders
Robert Rodwell, Motorgliders at Paris Airshow, October, page 11
Pik-20E
Mike Adams, The PIK-20E, February, page 14
Museums
Icarus V becomes museum piece, January, page 8
W. English, Looking Backward: Floyd Sweet Elected National Soaring Museum president, October, page 9

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Obituaries
Bill Brinkman and Tony Benson, In Memoriam - Horward Gordon, April, page 17
D. Lamont, Anne Briegleb In Memoriam, June, page 18
George Moffat, Doug Gaines, June, page 40
Charles H. Gale, In Memoriam, August, page 13
Vera Williams, In Memoriam, August, page 13
Williams, Vera, In Memoriam, August, page 13
John Joss, Jack Bamberg, In Memorlam, September, page 19
B. Smith, Jean Doty, In Memoriam, December, page 13
OSTIV
J. Dezzutti, OSTIV Forecasting Handbook Now Available, August, page 9
Chuck Lindsay attends forecasting seminar. Using the Weather, October, page 43

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Parachutes
Jim Porter, Parachute Repacks, June, page 46
People
Jack Bamberg
John Joss, Jack Bamberg, In Memorlam, September, page 19
Chip Bearden
Winner, Region 6 South 15-Meter Class, December, page 14
Tom Beltz
Winner, Region Three Contest 15-Meter Class, 1979, December, page 13
John Brittingham
Region 9, Director election winner, February, page 6
Dale Bush
Winner, 1979 Region Eight Contest Sports Class, August, page 13
Dick Butler
Winner, 46th US National Unlimited Soaring Championships, September, page 24
Walt Cawby
Winner, Region Five South Contest, Standard Class, November, page 16
Ted Clausing
Winner, Region Six West Unlimited Class, 1979-, December, page 14
William Cleary
Receives SSA Exceptional Service Award, The Chicago Convention, April, page 7
Tom Cooper
Winner, 1979 Region Eleven Contest Sports Class, August, page 12
Winner, Western Region Sports Class Contest, November, page 14
B. Coverdale
L. English, C. Decker and B. Coverdale selected for Soaring Hall of Fame, April, page 14
Bill Coverdale
Liam English, Elected to Soaring Hall of Fame, April, page 999
C. Decker
L. English, C. Decker and B. Coverdale selected for Soaring Hall of Fame, April, page 14
Chet Decker
Liam English, Elected to Soaring Hall of Fame, April, page 14
Jean Doty
B. Smith, Jean Doty, In Memoriam, December, page 13
Liam English
Receives SSA Exceptional Achievement Award, The Chicago Convention, April, page 7
Chuck Forrester
Winner, Region 7 Standard Class, 1979, December, page 14
Sam Francis
Winner, Region One Contest Unlimited Class, November, page 15
Roger Frank
Winner, Region Eight Contest 15-Meter Class, August, page 13
Doug Gaines
George Moffat, Doug Gaines, June, page 40
Charles H. Gale
Charles H. Gale, In Memoriam, August, page 13
Dick Georgeson
Grosse and Georgeson Claim New Records, March, page 9
Ray Gimmey
Winner, 1979 Region Eleven Contest 15-Meter Class, August, page 12
Gwyn Gordon
Gwyn Gordon Declines Selection for US Team in Women's European Championships, June, page 3
Bob Gravance
Tom Cooper, Winner, 14th US National 1-26 Championships, November, page 33
Ben Greene
Winner, 15-Meter Class Region Five North Contest, 1979, July, page 15
Winner, Region 7 15-Meter Class, 1979, December, page 14
Hans-Werner Grosse
Grosse and Georgeson Claim New Records, March, page 9
Richard N. Hall
Region 9, Director election winner, February, page 6
Gene Hammond
Region 7, Director election winner, February, page 6
Tom Hanson
Winner, Region 6 West Standard Class, 1979, December, page 14
Carl Herold
Winner, 1979 Region Eleven Contest Unlimited Class, August, page 12
Billy Hill
Winner, Region 9 15-Meter Class, 1979, December, page 14
B.J. Holden
B.J. Holden Sets National Feminine Out and Return Record, SSA in Action, January, page 10
Sabrina Jackintell
John Lee, Sabrina Jackintell claims world record, April, page 15
Richard Johnson
Winner, Region Ten South Contest Unlimited Class, November, page 17
Paul Kellas
Winner, 1979 Region Eleven Contest Standard Class, August, page 12
Robert Lamson
Region 8, Director election winner, February, page 6
Hal Lattimore
Region 10, Director election winner SSA in Action, February, page 6
Al Leffler
Winner, Unlimited Class Region Twelve Contest, 1979., September, page 17
Chris Lomax
Winner, 1979 Region Eight Contest Sports Class, August, page 13
Peter Lyons
Winner, Air New Zealand Derby, 1979, June, page 10
Charles McKinnie
Receives SSA Exceptional Service Award, The Chicago Convention, April, page 7
John Monnett
John Lee, August Raspet Memorial awarded to John Monnett, Oshkosh Report, October, page 8
Mike Moore
Don Slotten, New SSA Flight Training Chairman, October, page 9
Jeffrey Omhart
Kolstad Award winners announced, January, page 7
Mike Opitz
Winner, Region One Contest Standard Class, SSA in Action, November, page 15
Bill Ordway
Winner, Region 9 Standard Class, 1979, December, page 14
Danny Pierson
Winner, Standard Class Region Twelve Contest, 1979, September, page 17
Derek Piggott
Shelley Hoose, M-ASA instructional soaring seminar, March, page 44
Irv Prue
Frank Kelsey, Irv Prue, the one-man crew, January, page 36
Christopher Reeve
M. Silver, Cark Kent Unmasked, November, page 9
Clive Roberson
Winner, Region Five South Contest Unlimited Class, November, page 16
Gus Scheurer
Ray Young, Founder Aero Club Albatross, Honored at 50th Anniversary, September, page 14
Tissandier Diploma Awarded to Gus Scheurer, October, page 9
Richard Schmidt
Winner, Region Six South Standard Class, 1979, December, page 14
Wil Schuemann
Winner, Region 6 West 15-Meter Class, 1979, December, page 14
Wally Scott
Receives Barringer Memorial Trophy, The Chicago Convention, April, page 7
Wally Scott receives Barringer Memorial Trophy, The Chicago Convention, April, page 7
Bill Seed
Winner, Region Ten South Contest Standard Class, November, page 17
John Seymour
Winner, Region One Contest 15-Meter Class, November, page 15
Ted Sharp
Receives Eaton Trophy, The Chicago Convention, April, page 7
Don Slotten
Region 12, Director election winner, February, page 6
Dan Somers
Winner, Region Three Contest Unlimited Class, 1979, December, page 13
Floyd Sweet
Region It, Director election winner, February, page 6
W. English, Looking Backward: Floyd Sweet Elected National Soaring Museum president, October, page 9
Gary Taylor
D. Hagemeister, Winner, 1979 Region Seven Sports Class Contest, October, page 11
Michael Teter
Winner, Region Three Contest Standard Class, 1979, December, page 13
Todd Tracy
Kolstad Award winners announced, January, page 7
Jim Trice
Winner, Region Five South Contest, 15-Meter Class, November, page 16
Eddie Williams
Winner, Region Ten South Contest 15-Meter Class, November, page 17
Vera Williams
Vera Williams, In Memoriam, August, page 13
Justin Wills
Winner, 10th US National Standard Class Championships 1979, December, page 38
Eric (Herb) Mozer, Winner
Ted Li, The 4th National 15-Meter Class Soaring Championships, October, page 18
Harry Wuenstel
Winner 15-Meter Class Region Twelve Contest 1979, September, page 17
Jack Wyman
Winner, Region 6 West Sports Class, 1979, December, page 14
Performance
Evaluations
L. Hall, The Quadruplane, A Step Closer to Personal Flight?, January, page 20
Stan Hall, 15-Meter Motorglider Propellers, February, page 3
Mike Adams, The PIK-20E, February, page 14
Ake Pettersson, Two for Two: Puchacz, the Polish Owl, February, page 20
Dick Huppertz, Two for Two: Nadia, the Romanian Lark, February, page 21
Richard Johnson, Measurements of Sailplane Sink Rates Between Thermals, June, page 24
Charles Klivans, Measuring Your Personal L/D, June, page 36
R. Allemann and W. Scott, Competing in the Vega, November, page 24
Philosophy of Soaring
Gren Seibels, Sorcerer's Apprentice, March, page 23
Rathen Templeton, Attitude Flying, August, page 41
Photo
George Uveges, Centerfold photo, January
Physiology
Medical
Don Slotten, Three Ways to Help Soaring Safety, March, page 39

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Records and Record Flights
B.J. Holden Sets National Feminine Out and Return Record, SSA in Action, January, page 10
Jack Horst, Governor of What?, February, page 26
Grosse and Georgeson Claim New Records, March, page 9
John Lee, Sabrina Jackintell claims world record, April, page 15
Mike Moore, Sabrina Jackintell - Soaring for Records, May, page 18
New Record Category Established, CIVV Report, 1979, July, page 18
George Worthington, Eight out of Eight? Ultralight and Hang gliding record holder, November, page 12
Hans-Werner Grosse, Breaking Records in Australia's Outback, December, page 16

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Safety
Robert D. Blacker, Lark rudder pedal hang-up, January, page 3
Robert E. Gaines, Towlines, rings, and spoilers, January, page 46
George Moffat, Safety, Myths, and Contest Flying, Soaring to Win, March, page 38
Don Slotten, Three Ways to Help Soaring Safety, March, page 39
Tommy Thomason, Little Things, March, page 40
Chris Baker, Mnemonics for spoiler safety, May, page 5
Airworthiness Caution, June, page 17
Tom Knauff, Use of Rudder on Aerotow, July, page 41
Jim Nash-Webber, Caught on Top?, November, page 28
Eric Greenwell, Towrope Breaks, November, page 28
Legislation
F. Blossom, New Safety-Belt Regulations, June, page 18
Sailplanes
Frank Kelsey, Irv Prue, the one-man crew, January, page 36
Peter M. Newgard, Gusts and Gust Filters, January, page 40
John Firth, Gust filters, March, page 3
Carl Herold, Passive retroreflective array. Radar Tracking of Sailplanes, March, page 29
Les Sebald, Oxygen Systems - a few tips, March, page 36
F. Kelsey, A Trailer is a Trailer is a Trailer..., April, page 36
Six-Channel Kit Transceiver, May, page 17
C. Gordon "Doc" Livingston, Designing a Sport Canopy, May, page 25
F. Blossom, New Safety-Belt Regulations, June, page 18
W. Scott, An Answer to Tape Problems, self-adhesive Teflon tape, September, page 4
Les Sebald, About Canopies, Part I, Maintenance and Projects, September, page 40
Les Sebald, About Canopies, Part II, October, page 50
John Robinson, Kerosene and Canopies, December, page 5
2 G
F. Vasegaard, 2 G, Vintage Danish, October, page 2
AV-451
Flying Wing AV-451 designed by Charles Fauvel, Overseas News, October, page 13
Blanik
New Blanik Airworthiness Directive, January, page 12
Robert E. Gaines, Towlines, rings, and spoilers, January, page 46
Tim Heneghan, Blanik, July, Cover
Glaser Dirks
G. Uveges, New European Racers, November, page 2
Glasflugel
Mosquito and Mosquito B
Manufacturer's Airworthiness Directives, October, page 42
Glasflugel 604
Tom Stewart, Sherman Griffith in His Nimbus II, September, page 28
Tom Stewart, Centerfold picture of Glasflugel 604, September, page 28
Glasflugel Mosquito and Mosquito B
October, page 42
Jantar 2a
Richard Johnson, Measurements of Sailplane Sink Rates Between Thermals, June, page 24
Susan Grosek, Janus and Jantar 2a, August, cover
Janus
Susan Grosek, Janus and Jantar 2a, August, cover
John Brittingham
K. Vranken, A Treasury of Cowpoke Chapeaux, July, page 3
Ka-7
Robert E. Gaines, Towlines, rings, and spoilers, January, page 46
Lark
Robert D. Blacker, Lark rudder pedal hang-up, January, page 3
George Uveges, Lark, February, Cover
Mosquito
Richard Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the Mosquito, August, page 36
Nimbus II
Richard Johnson, Measurements of Sailplane Sink Rates Between Thermals, June, page 24
Tom Stewart, Photo Sherman Griffith in his Nimbus II, September, page 24
Pik-20D-78
Richard Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the PIK-20D-78, January, page 26
Puchacz
Ake Pettersson, Two for Two: Puchacz, the Polish Owl, February, page 20
Rolladen-Schneider
G. Uveges, New European Racers, November, page 2
Rollandedn-Schneider
LS-1F
Airworthiness directive, January, page 4
LS-3
Airworthiness directive, January, page 4
Schemp-Hirth
Standard Cirrus
Airworthiness Caution, June, page 17
Schempp-Hirth
Janus
Richard Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the Schempp-Hirth Janus, March, page 999
Schleicher
AS-W 22
Rumor Box, New AS-W 22?, November, page 6
More on the AS-W 22, December, page 11
Schweizer
SGS 1-26
Bruce Grumstrup, 1-26, April, Cover
Charles Klivans, Measuring Your Personal L/D, June, page 36
1-26 Log Marks Silver Anniversary, July, page 9
Harry Senn, Engineering a 1-Man 1-26 Assembly, July, page 32
W. Doherty, The Silver Anniversary 1-26, September, page 3
G. Moffat, The Need. for a 1-26 Replacement, November, page 5
T. Cooper, The 14th US National 1-26 Championships, November, page 33
SGS 1-34
Wolfgang Obst, SGS 1-34, September, Cover
SGS 2-22
Henry Mangels, 2-22 bellcrank failure, May, page 3
SGS 2-33
Susan Grosek, Wave at Estrella Gliderport and 2-33's, March, cover
Laszlo Horvath, 2-33's, November, Cover
Slingsby
Slingsby begins full production of the Vega, August, page 5
Vega
Slingsby Vega, November, page 28
Standard Jantars 1 and 2
Richard Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the Standard Jantars 1 and 2, July, page 20
Tern
B. Kirby, Badge Flights Diamond Fever, Taos Fly-In, July, page 28
Zuni
Zuni B Model Announced, February, page 11
K. Wayt, The Zuni-How She Goes, June, page 2
G. Applebay, The Zuni's Peformance, September, page 2
Richard Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the Zuni, September, page 36
Sites
Estrella
Susan Grosek, Wave at Estrella Gliderport and 2-33's, March, cover
Florida
John Dezzutti, Florida Airport to be Reopened to Sailplanes, August, page 4
Soaring Sites
George Uveges, Torrey Pines, May, cover
L. Sniijders, Slope Soaring in Holland, May, page 41
Ted Li, Adrian to Jonesville-Personal Impressions of the 4th National 15-Meter Class Soaring Championships, October, page 18
Hans-Werner Grosse, Breaking Records in Australia's Outback, December, page 16
Soaring Society of America
January, page 4
Brian Utley, From the New SSA President, January, page 4
February, page 6
Director election winners, February, page 6
B. Smith, SSA Sailplane Insurance Program, February, page 11
Jack Horst, Governor of What?, February, page 26
Forrest W. Blossom, SSA Executive Director Airspace Action Report, March, page 6
March, page 7
John Lee, New SSA Soaring News Service, March, page 12
J. Dezzutti, Looking for a Sailplane?, March, page 13
B. Utley, The President's Message, April, page 7
The Chicago Convention, April, page 7
VSA plans project, April, page 14
Liam English, Elected to Soaring Hall of Fame, April, page 14
Forrest W. Blossom, The SSA Executive Director's Report, April, page 18
Liam English, Elected to Soaring Hall of Fame, April, page 999
May, page 9
John Lee, SSA Speakers Bureau, May, page 16
June, page 8
July, page 7
Call for Regional Director Nominations, July, page 9
August, page 4
M. Silver, Meet Cindy Brickner, August, page 6
September, page 10
John Lee, The 2nd SSA Vacation Derby, September, page 20
October, page 8
Don Slotten, New SSA Flight Training Chairman, October, page 9
Brian Utley, The SSA President's Report, October, page 14
Forrest W. Blossom, October, page 15
F. Blossom, Nomination and election of SSA Officers, October, page 16
SSA Met Committee News, Using the Weather, October, page 43
D. Taber, The Women's Seminar, November, page 5
November, page 6
John Lee, SSA Homebuilders Workshop, November, page 18
S. Hall, A Homebuilders' Division in SSA? Homebuilders' Hall, November, page 42
Pilots Ponder SSA Contest Division, December, page 7
Soaring Magazine
Doug Lamont and Bernald Smith, Centennial Salutations!, January, page 12
Soaring Magazine Index 1972-1977 compiled by Jean Doty, September, page 13
Vintage Sailplane Association
Jan Scott, April, page 26
Stamps
M. Silver, A Soaring Stamp for 1980?, July, page 9

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Techniques
Dynamic Soaring
Edward J. Gardyan, The Albatross Dynamic Soaring Technique, March, page 3
Jack Greene, Dynamic Soaring - It's For the Birds, May, page 5
I. Taylor, A Vote for Albatross Dynamic Soaring, July, page 3
response J. Aldrich B. Michener, The Voltz Phenomenon, Dynamic Soaring, September, page 6
C. Stanton, Another Source of Lift?, November, page 3
Thermal Soaring
Harro Wodl and Hermann Dusek, A Simple Method for Centering Thermals, Teaching Soaring, July, page 42
Wave
Susan Grosek, Wave at Estrella Gliderport and 2-33's, March, cover
Training
Robert E. Gaines, Towlines, rings, and spoilers, January, page 46
Robert Keyes, Landing Expediency, February, page 36
Shelley Hoose, M-ASA instructional soaring seminar, March, page 44
Gren Seibels and Gil Parcell, Gaggle Etiquette, April, page 45
Chris Backer, Mnemonics for spoiler safety, May, page 5
Derek Piggott, Some Observations on Instruction in the US, May, page 44
Walt Mooney, The Need for Spin Instruction, May, page 47
Tom Knauff, Use of Rudder on Aerotow, July, page 41
Harro Wodl and Hermann Dusek, A Simple Method for Centering Thermals, Teaching Soaring, July, page 42
Rathen Templeton, Attitude Flying, August, page 41
R. Scheppe, and response T. Knauff, On Tow: Coordinated or Rudder-Only Positioning?, September, page 9
S. DuPont and D. Burke, Launching More on Rudder Use During Aerotow, October, page 3
180-degree turns, October, page 42
B. Ball, Hello Dolly, Goodbye Dolly, November, page 3
F. Blossom, Instructor Revalidation, , Washington Update, November, page 6
Jim Nash-Webber, Caught on Top?, November, page 28
Michelle Silver, CAVU - Another Meaning, December, page 9
Travel
R. Grundy, A US /British Pilot Exchange, September, page 3
Travel Articles
John Lee, The 2nd SSA Vacation Derby, September, page 20

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Ultralights
Icarus V becomes museum piece, January, page 8

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Variable Geometry
Slingsby begins full production of the Vega, August, page 5
R. Allemann and W. Scott, Competing in the Vega, November, page 24
Airworthiness Directive, November, page 28
Vermont
Jack Horst, Governor of What?, February, page 26
Vintage Aircraft
VSA plans project, April, page 14
Jan Scott, April, page 26
F. Vasegaard, 2 G, Vintage Danish, October, page 2
John Lee, SSA Homebuilders Workshop, November, page 18
Vintage Sailplane News, December, page 12
Vintage Sailplane Association
John Lee, SSA Homebuilders Workshop, November, page 18

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Women
B.J. Holden Sets National Feminine Out and Return Record, SSA in Action, January, page 10
Shelley Hoose, February, page 44
John Lee, Sabrina Jackintell claims world record, April, page 15
Mike Moore, Sabrina Jackintell - Soaring for Records, May, page 18
W. Cleary, FAI European Gliding Competition for Women, CIVV Report, July, page 18
D. Taber, The Women's Seminar, November, page 5
Michelle Silver, The Sierra Soaring Seminar, December, page 22

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Youth
Kolstad Award winners announced, January, page 7
J. Ebersole, Ah, To Be Fourteen Again!, June, page 3

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No subject
Larry Hall, The Quadruplane, A Step Closer to Personal Flight?, January, page 20
Larry Hall, Stay Close To The Mountain... A Step Closer to Personal Flight?, January, page 20
Bernald Smith, SSA Sailplane Insurance Program, February, page 11
Les Sebald, From the Readers, Maintenance and Projects, February, page 42
Brian Utley, Status Report on Airspace Reduction Proposals, May, page 6
Forrest W. Blossom, Status Report on Airspace Reduction Proposals, May, page 6
Forrest W. Blossom, From the Executive Director, May, page 14
Larry Maubo, SSA'er Makes First Solar Powered Flight, SSA in Action, June, page 9
Doris Grove, New O and R Claims, June, page 9
Craig Catto, Ultralight News-Goldwing, June, page 13
Peter Lyons, MacCready Departs for England with Gossamer Albatross, June, page 14
Dave Bigelow, Ultralight News, June, page 15
Lu Lundgren, Ultralight News, June, page 15
William Cleary, CIVV Report, 1979, July, page 18
B. Kirby, July, page 38
Fredi Herbert, European Competition Rundown, 1979, September, page 19
John Joss, Men, Machines, Mountains, and Meteorology, the 46th US National Unlimited Soaring Championships, September, page 24
George Moffat, Soaring to Win, September, page 43
J. Earle Johnson, Looking Backward, November, page 13
Wally Scott, Competing in the Vega, Pilot's report, November, page 25
Ted Clausing, Winner, Region Seven Unlimited Class, 1979, December, page 14
Dave Culpepper, US Standard Class Champion, 1979, December, page 38
George Moffat, The Leeches, December, page 48


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