Soaring Magazine Index for 1980 organized by author

Soaring Magazine Index for 1980 organized by author

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Department, Columns, or Sections of the magazine are indicated within parentheses '( )'.
Subject, and sub-subject, are indicated within square brackets '[ ]'.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, R, S, T, U, V, W, None

A

Aberli, Felix
Gstaad, Switzerland: Centerspread Photo [Illustrations\Centerfolds; International\Switzerland; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], January, page 28
Abzug, Malcolm
Turnpoint Maneuvers (Feature Articles) [Competitions; Safety\Technique], October, page 22
Adcox, Doug
An HP-14's Benign Spiral (Letters) [Sailplanes\HP-14; Safety], January, page 2
Aldott, Dita
LS-1C (Covers) [Sailplanes\Rolladen-Schneider\LS-1C], August, cover
Aldott, Sandor
Texas Cloudstreet (Covers) [Illustrations\Centerfolds], January, Covers
Kestrel (Covers) [Sailplanes\Kestrel], April, cover
Sisu (Covers) [Sailplanes\Sisu], May, cover
Alvin Parker, in Memoriam (SSA in Action) [Obituaries; People\Alvin Parker], May, page 37
Standard Cirrus (Covers) [Sailplanes\Standard Cirrus], November, cover
Allemann, Rudy (a.k.a. R. Allemann, R.T. Allemann); with Eric Greenwell (a.k.a. E. Greenwell)
Measuring Total Energy Probes Easily (Maintenance and Projects) [Construction and How-To\Instruments], April, page 42
Aranda, David
Member Discounts for Title Search (SSA in Action) [Aircraft], March, page 10
Polar Polemics (Letters) [Sailplanes\Schleicher\ASW 20], August, page 2

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Backstrom, Al
Horten X, Midget and Submidget Sailplanes [Competitions; History; Aerodynamics; People\Bud Meyer; People\Reimar Horten; Sailplanes\Horten X; Aircraft\Flying Wing], June, page 16
Baer, Joe
Salto Builder's A.D. (Letters) [Federal Aviation Administration; Safety; Aircraft\Airspace], July, page 5
Bahrenburg, Rolf
Kurt Reupke in Memoriam (SSA in Action) [Obituaries; People\Kurt Reupke], May, page 38
Bailey, Douglas
Used Sailplane Prices Updated (Letters), October, page 5
Baker, Bill
Skylark Field After the Deluge (Letters), October, page 4
Bank, William
Remembering to Lower the Gear - The French Method (Letters), December, page 3
Barnaby, Captain Ralph S. (a.k.a. Captain Ralph Barnaby, Capt. Ralph S. Barnaby)
Pruefling, Cape Cod Cross-Country, Looking Backward (SSA in Action) [History; Flight Stories; Vintage Aircraft], August, page 15
Benbough, Richard
The Canada Goose as a Soaring Bird (Letters) [Birds], September, page 3
Soaring From a Controlled Airport (Feature Articles) [; Safety; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], September, page 26
Bollenbacher, Stephen
The Leech Gun (Letters), October, page 2
Borgelt, Mike
Polar Polemics (Letters) [Sailplanes\Mosquito; Performance\Evaluations], August, page 2
Boucher, J.
The Old Wasserkuppe and Württemberg [Illustrations\Paintings], March, page 30
Brain, Val
Leeching (Letters), March, page 4
Brairton, C.
Region Two Contest, 1980 (SSA in Action) [People\Dick Weber: Winner, Standard Class; People\Bill Malpas: Winner, 15-Meter Class; Competitions\Regional], September, page 9
Brickner, Cindy
1980 Contest Scoring (SSA in Action) [Competitions], June, page 12
Baro Calibration Labs (SSA in Action) [Instruments], September, page 5
Oshkosh '80 (SSA in Action) [Conferences and Conventions], October, page 7
Briggs, Walter
Simon Gilad, in Memoriam (SSA in Action) [Obituaries; People\Simon Gilad], March, page 40
Buck, B.
The CIVV Report (SSA in Action) [CIVV; Organizations], June, page 10
Bungey, Lloyd
Dive and Zoom Okay Sometimes? (Letters), April, page 7
Butler, James
Region Six Contest, 1980 (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], December, page 16
Winner, 1980 Region 6 Contest 15-Meter Class (SSA in Action) [People\Rudy Mozer], December, page 16
Winner, 1980 Region 6 Contest Motorglider Class (SSA in Action) [People\Tom Smith], December, page 16
15th National 1-26 Championships [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; Competitions\1-26], December, page 18
The 15th National 1-26 Championships (Feature Articles), December, page 18
Winner, 1980 National 1-26 Championships [People\Dave Mockler], December, page 20
E. Schweizer [Soaring Sculpture], December, page 33
Butler, James; with Helmut Dette
Wasserkuppe Museum (Letters) [Museums and Archives], October, page 3
Butter, J.
Winner, Region 6 Contest Open Class, 1980 (SSA in Action) [People\Peter Mozer], December, page 16

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Carlson, Bill
So You Want to Build a Sailplane? (Feature Articles) [Aircraft; Construction and How-To\Flying Wing], May, page 32
Carlson, Bill; with Jay Solmonson
So you want to build a sailplane?, May, page 32
Caubet, J.A.
Improving the Mosquito (Letters) [Performance\Evaluations; Sailplanes\Mosquito], January, page 3
Christopher Woods and Aero Meridian Productions
Launch Grid (Covers) [Competitions], June, cover
Cipriano, Ray
How Not to Fly a Wave (Safety Corner) [Techniques\Wave; Safety], January, page 42
Clausing, Ted
Winner, 1980 Region 7 Open Class (SSA in Action), December, page 41
Clawson, Dick
Mitchell Wing, Ultralight Fun (SSA in Action) [Aircraft\Ultralights], April, page 12
Coker, Paul
"What the Brochures Neglect to Tell You..."; cartoon [Illustrations], September, page 29
What the Brochures Neglect to Tell You [Illustrations\Cartoons], September, page 30
Commentary, R.; with Translation and Scott and J. Horten
Flying Wing Pilot Position and Design Options (Feature Articles), August, page 22
Conner, Frank
Chemical Hazards for Homebuilders and Owners (Letters) [Construction and How-To\Design], March, page 6
Dive and Zoom Okay Sometimes? (Letters), April, page 7
Conwell, Dick
Good Housekeeping (Safety Corner) [Competitions; Safety], May, page 44
A Whistle for the Macho Lever (Safety Corner) [Safety], September, page 46
Cooper, Tom (a.k.a. T. Cooper)
Zoom? (Safety Corner) [Safety], February, page 43
Flying the Sports Class (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests; Competitions\Sports Class; Techniques\Sports Class], October, page 38
Crook, G.
5th National 15-Meter Class Soaring Championships [Illustrations\Drawings], October, page 14
Culver, I.
The Extremely Easy, A "Pre-Preliminary" Design Study (SSA in Action) [Aircraft\Flying Wing; Construction and How-To], December, page 13

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Davis, Don
On Staying Up (Letters), September, page 3
The 50¢ Launch (Feature Articles) [Instruction; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Safety; Economics], September, page 36
Dette, Helmut; with James Butler
Wasserkuppe Museum (Letters) [Museums and Archives], October, page 3
Dewald, Charles
1980 Region Four Contest (SSA in Action) [People\Tom Beltz: Winner, 15-Meter Class; Competitions\Regional], August, page 9
Dezzutti, John (a.k.a. J. Dezzutti)
SSA Director Results (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors; People\Don Knypstra; People\Paul Schweizer; People\Ed Sessions; People\A.C. Williams; People\Ray Young; People\Carl Herold; People\A.J. Smith; People\Brian Utley], January, page 7
Accident Summary (SSA in Action) [Safety], January, page 10
Palmer, Alaska, Keeping Airports Open to Sailplanes (SSA in Action) [Sites\Alaska; Federal Aviation Administration; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], January, page 12
Import Duty Lifted from Gliders and Motorgliders, Washington Update (SSA in Action) [Legislation], March, page 9
Washington Update (SSA in Action), March, page 9
The SSA Executive Director's Report (Feature Articles) [Insurance; Aircraft; Competitions; Soaring Society of America\Reports; Flying Wing], May, page 11
A Letter to the Membership (SSA in Action) [Instruction; Aircraft; Federal Aviation Administration; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Soaring Society of America; Flying Wing; Airspace], June, page 8
From the Executive Director (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], August, page 7
John Dezzutti Appointed Executive Director, SSA Director's Meeting - the Executive Director's Report [Soaring Society of America\Employees], September, page 4
SSA Directors' Meeting - The Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], September, page 4
Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Executive Director's Reports], October, page 6
Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Executive Director's Reports], November, page 6
R-2508 Enhancement Plan, Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Airspace; Federal Aviation Administration\Airspace], November, page 6
Aircraft Joint Airworthiness Regulations, Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Certification], December, page 4
Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Executive Director's Reports], December, page 4
Motorglider Study, Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Aircraft\Flying Wing], December, page 4
"Free Flight", by Douglas Terman (SSA in Action) [Literature\Book Review], December, page 14
Dodge, Brooks
Near Fatal (Safety Corner) [Physiology\Heat exhaustion; Safety; Competitions\Technique], August, pages 44,23,10,28,8
Doherty, J.; with T. Li
11th US National Standard Class Soaring Championships (Feature Articles) [Competitions\Standard Class; People\Karl Striedieck: Winner], November, page 36
Drinker, Pem
Thermal Generator Progress Report (Letters), June, page 4
DuPont, Stephen (a.k.a. Stephen Du Pont, Stephen du Pont, Steve DuPont, Stephen duPont, S. DuPont, Steve du Pont, Steve Dupont, Steve duPont, S. duPont, S. Du Pont, S. du Pont, Steve Du Pont)
Leeching (Letters), March, page 4
More on Calibrating Total Energy Probes (Letters), June, page 4
A Summary of NTSB-Reported 1978 Glider Accidents (Safety Corner) [Aircraft; Safety], July, page 44

E     (up to table of contents)

Evans, Nancy Lee
State Records (SSA in Action) [Awards\Records and Record Flights], June, page 14

F     (up to table of contents)

Farrow, Bill
Vario Lag as an Aid to Centering (Letters), July, page 4
Fischer, H.
Region Eleven Contest, 1980 (SSA in Action) [People\Ross Briegleb: Winner, Open Class; People\Ray Gimmey: Winner, 15-Meter Class; People\Jim Hamilton: Winner, Sports Class; People\Klaus Auerbach: Winner, Standard Class; Competitions\Regional], September, page 13
Foreman, Jim (a.k.a. J. Foreman)
Zuni (Covers) [Sailplanes\Zuni], February, cover
47th US National Open Class Soaring Championships (Feature Articles), November, page 20
The 47th US National Open Class Soaring Championships [Competitions\NationalOpen Class], November, page 20
Winner, US National Open Class, Dick Butler [Competitions\Open Class], November, page 20
Winner, US National Open Class, 1980 [People\Dick Butler], November, page 36
Forsythe, D.
The Born-Again Loser [Illustrations\Cartoons], May, page 22
Good Housekeeping (Safety Corner) [Illustrations\Cartoons], May, page 44
Foster, Jerry
A Survey of Clubs, 1980 Update (Feature Articles) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], March, page 19
Fusare, Tony
Soaring Sculpture by E. Schweizer (Covers) [Art], December, cover

G     (up to table of contents)

Gaines, Robert, ed.
Out of Control at Low Altitude (Safety Corner) [Safety], October, page 46
Gause, Kathy
Women's Soaring Seminar (SSA in Action) [Competitions; Women], December, page 8
Gibbs, Jerry
The Golden Glider (Feature Articles) [Performance\Evaluations; Aerodynamics; Instruction], July, page 30
The Golden Years of the Golden Glider [Aerodynamics; Instruction], December, page 33
The Golden Years of the Golden Glider (Part II) (Feature Articles) [Performance\Evaluations], December, page 36
The Golden Years of the Golden Glider [Performance\Evaluations], December, page 37
Gibo, D.L.
Monarch Paper Available on Request (Letters) [Sailplanes\Monarch], February, page 5
Gordon, Andrew
In Memoriam - Julian Martin (SSA in Action) [Obituaries; People\Julian Martin], October, page 12
Greene, People^Ben
Selected for 1981 US International Team, December, page 7
Greenwell, Eric (a.k.a. E. Greenwell)
Replacement Tail Wheel [Construction and How-To\Equipment], March, page 45
Measuring Total Energy Probes Easily, Maintenance and Projects, April, page 42
Greenwell, Eric (a.k.a. E. Greenwell); with Rudy Allemann (a.k.a. R. Allemann and R.T. Allemann)
Measuring Total Energy Probes Easily (Maintenance and Projects) [Construction and How-To\Instruments], April, page 42
Grey, Robert (a.k.a. Bob Grey, B. Grey)
Region Five South Contest, 1980 (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], November, page 11
Winner, Region 5 South 15-Meter Class, 1980 (SSA in Action) [People\Woody Woodward], November, page 11
Winner, Region 5 South Open Class, 1980 (SSA in Action) [People\Billy Brown], November, page 11
Winner, Region 5 South Standard Class, 1980 (SSA in Action) [People\Harold Myers], November, page 11
Grove, Doris (a.k.a. D. Grove)
Doris Grove - First Woman to Soar 1000 Kilometers (SSA in Action), May, page 8
My 1000 Kilometer Flight (Feature Articles) [Awards\Records and Record Flights; Women\Feminine/Women], June, page 16
Yoder, C., see: My 1000 Kilometer Flight [Awards\Records and Record Flights\Feminine; Women], June, page 16
Guess, R.
Vacation Derby Report (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], September, page 5

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Haig, Larry
The Eaglet - Self-Launched or Not? (reply to letter from E. Lammon), June, page 5
Hall, Stanley A. (a.k.a. Stan A. Hall, Stan Hall, S. Hall, S.A. Hall)
A Design Critique of Woodstock I [Performance\Evaluations; Sailplanes\Woodstock I; Aerodynamics\Design], January, page 18
Homebuilts/Kits A Design Critique of Woodstock I (Homebuilders' Hall) [Aircraft\Flying Wing], January, page 18
A Suspect U-Joint in the HP-18? [Sailplanes\HP-18; Safety; Construction and How-To\Homebuilders' Hall], February, page 38
Design/Homebuilding Forum at Seattle, Homebuilders' Hall, February, page 38
HP-18, Manufacturer's Airworthiness Directive (Homebuilders' Hall) [Sailplanes\HP-18; Federal Aviation Administration\Airspace], February, page 39
Separation in Metal-Skin/Foam-Rib Bonding [Sailplanes\Schreder\HP-18; Safety; Construction and How-To\Materials; Construction and How-To\Homebuilders' Hall], July, page 40
Separation in Metal-Skin/Foam-Rib Bonding, Part II (Homebuilders' Hall) [Construction and How-To; Sailplanes\Schreder\HP-18], August, page 37
in Search of Vector 1 [Sailplanes\Vector 1; Construction and How-To\Flying Wing; Sailplanes\Design], September, page 20
Hall, Stanley A. (a.k.a. Stan A. Hall, Stan Hall, S. Hall, S.A. Hall); with Richard E. Schreder (a.k.a. R. Schreder, Richard Schreder, Dick Schreder, R. Schreder, Richard Schreder and R.E. Schreder)
More on L'Affaire HP-18 Debonding/A Reply to "Separation in Metal-Skin/ Foam-Rib Bonding", Homebuilders' Hall [Construction and How-To\Homebuilders' Hall; Sailplanes\Schreder\HP-18], October, page 42
Helwig, H. Gunter (a.k.a. H. Helwig)
CAPGLIDE and the RP-1 (Feature Articles) [People\Bill Carlson; Construction and How-To; Aerodynamics; Aircraft\Materials], February, page 22
RP-1 Critique (response to letter), April, page 5
RP-1 Update (Letters) [Aircraft\Ultralights], November, page 2
Herold, Carl
Realism in Handicapping (response to letter) [Competitions\Sports Class], January, page 4
Hill, William G. (a.k.a. Bill Hill, Billy Hill, W.G. Hill, William Hill)
Zuni - the American Challenger (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Zuni; Performance\Evaluations\Pilot Reports], February, page 18
Hoover, Lloyd
Save El Mirage (Letters), January, page 2
Horten, J.; with R. Commentary and Translation and Scott
Flying Wing Pilot Position and Design Options (Feature Articles), August, page 22
Horten, Reimar (a.k.a. R. Horten)
Flying Wing Pilot Position and Design Options ( with commentary and translation by J. Scott ) [Aerodynamics\Flying Wing], August, page 22

I     (up to table of contents)

Indrebo, Jim
Winner, 1980 Region 12 15-Meter Class (SSA in Action), December, page 41
Ivans, William S., Jr. (a.k.a. W.S. Ivans, W.S. Ivans, Jr., Bill Ivans)
Change the Rules: No Help on Badge or Record Flights (response to ltr from Vakkur, G.), July, page 3

J     (up to table of contents)

Jacobs, D.
Please Send Me to Switzerland (Feature Articles) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; International\Switzerland\Schanis], July, page 26
Jain, Robert
Robert Stanley's Nomad, Looking Backward (SSA in Action) [History; People\Robert Stanley; Aircraft], March, page 39
Johnson, Richard H. (a.k.a. Dick Johnson, Richard Johnson, R.H. Johnson, R. Johnson)
A Flight test evaluation of the LS-3A [Sailplanes\Rolladen-Schneider\LS3A; Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], February, page 34
Performance Improvements Through Airfoil Shape Correction [Competitions\Technique], March, page 23
Performance^Improvements Through Airfoil Shape Correction, Part I (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics; Sailplanes\Pik-20; Construction and How-To; Performance\Evaluations\Design], March, page 23
On Flight Testing Techniques (Letters) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], April, page 2
Flight Tests - LS-3, LS-3A, LS-3/17 (reply to Letter from W. Lemke) (Letters) [Sailplanes\Rolladen-Schneider\LS-3; Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], May, page 3
Bugs and Polars (Letters), June, page 3
A Flight Test Evaluation of the LS-3/17 [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests; Sailplanes\Rolladen-Schneider\LS-3/17; Performance\Evaluations], June, page 16
A Flight Test Evaluation of the DG-200 [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests; Sailplanes\Glaser-Dirks\DG-200], July, page 2
A Flight Test Evaluation of the DG-200 (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], July, page 20
Performance Improvement Through Airfoil Shape Correction, Part II (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics\Performance\Evaluations], August, page 26
Johnston, Larry
Approaching the Landing Pattern (Safety Corner) [Safety], June, page 42
Johnston, Richard
The Dust Devil (Feature Articles) [Aircraft; Construction and How-To\Flying Wing], January, page 32

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Katinszky, Elemer
Lower the Cost of Soaring - Share (Letters) [Economics], June, page 2
Kelsey, William Frank (a.k.a. Wm. Frank Kelsey, Frank Kelsey, F. Kelsey)
Looking Backward The Bowlus-Douglas XCG-7 (SSA in Action) [Vintage Aircraft; History], January, page 13
Kerestesi, Charles
How I Designed and Built the MG-1 (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics\Design; Construction and How-To; Performance\Evaluations\Flying Wing], April, page 22
Koerner, Mike
Clouds (Feature Articles) [Flight Stories; Meteorology; Awards\Records and Record Flights], August, page 18
Clouds (1000km Diplome) [FAI], August, page 18
X-C Wave Soaring Checklist, Clouds [Safety], August, page 18
Mike Koerner's FAI Diploma (SSA in Action) [Awards], October, page 10

L     (up to table of contents)

Laister, Jack
The True Cost of Certification (Letters) [Certification], March, page 2
Lambie, Jack
The Two Faces of Juliet Lima (Feature Articles) [Flight Stories; Aircraft\Flying Wing], January, page 24
Lammon, Elmer
The Eaglet - Self-Launched or Not?, reply to L. Haig (Letters) [Aircraft\Ultralights], June, page 5
Lannon, Don
Gliderport Innundated - Skylark, Lake Elsinore, California (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], June, page 9
Lapparent, Erik
The Death of Charles Fauvel (Letters) [People\Charles Fauvel; Obituaries\Charles Fauvel], February, page 2
Lawrence, Hal
Circumstates Adventure, April, page 6
Motorgliders Circumstates Adventure (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Lark; Aircraft\Flying Wing], April, page 16
Lee, John (a.k.a. J. Lee)
State Record Month (SSA in Action) [Awards\Records and Record Flights], June, page 11
"The Sportplane Builder," by Tony Bingelis (SSA in Action) [Literature\Book Review], August, page 9
Leffler, Al
Winner, 1980 Region 12 Open Class (SSA in Action), December, page 41
Lemke, Wolf
Flight Tests - LS-3, LS-3A, LS-3/17 (Letters) [Sailplanes\Rolladen-Schneider\LS-3; Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], May, page 3
Li, T.; with J. Doherty
11th US National Standard Class Soaring Championships (Feature Articles) [Competitions\Standard Class; People\Karl Striedieck: Winner], November, page 36
Lincoln, Judy
The Airspace Grab: An AIAA Indictment (SSA in Action) [Organizations], March, page 8
Region Nine Contest, 1980 (SSA in Action) [People\John Lincoln:Winner, Open Class; People\Bill Ordway: Winner, Standard Class; People\Woodson Woods: Winner, 15-Meter Class; Competitions\Regional], September, page 11
Lovejoy, Bob
RP-1 [Illustrations\Drawings], February, page 22
Access Ratio (Letters) [Economics], July, page 2

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MacCready, Paul, Jr.
NASA Flight Testing Gossamer Albatross (SSA in Action) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], February, page 15
First Man-Carrying Solar-Powered Flight (SSA in Action) [People\Paul MacCready, Jr.], July, page 6
MacNicol, Allan
Region One Contest, 1980 (SSA in Action) [People\Dennis Galotti: Winner, 15-Meter Class; People\John Hansman: Winner, Open Class; People\Mike Opitz: Winner, Standard Class; Competitions\Regional], September, page 8
Maples, Bill
Smoke that Barogram (Maintenance and Projects) [Construction and How-To\Instruments], July, page 43
Marcu, J.V.
PIK-20 (Covers) [Sailplanes\Pik-20], October, cover
Martin, Archer
National Soaring Museum Liam English resigns NSM Post (SSA in Action) [People\William English; Museums and Archives], January, page 10
Maupin, Jim
A Letter to the Would-Be Sailplane Designer (Letters), July, page 4
May, Dale
Harald Wermuth Jensen, in Memoriam (SSA in Action) [People\Harald Wermuth Jensen; Obituaries], August, page 17
May, W.E.
For Lower Costs - Organize a Syndicate (Letters), June, page 2
McGhie, Bruce
Flying a Sailplane with Hands-Only Controls (Feature Articles), December, page 21
Flying A Sailplane with Hands-Only Controls [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests; Safety; Physiology\Medical], December, page 24
McIver, Richard
Canopy Scale for Determining Glide Slope (Letters) [Instruction; Safety], July, page 3
McMaster, L. Roy
Contest Task Change Proposal (Letters) [Competitions], February, page 2
McMasters, John H. (a.k.a. J.H. McMasters, John McMasters, J. McMasters)
Experimental Advanced Concepts in Variable Geometry Sailplanes (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics], April, page 26
Advanced Concepts in Variable Geometry Sailplanes, Part II (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Sigma; Aerodynamics\Design; Aircraft], May, page 12
Advanced concepts in variable geometry Sailplanes, Part II, May, page 12
Advanced Concepts in Variable Geometry Sailplanes, Part III (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics], June, page 34
Those Who Have Imagination Without Learning Have Wings But No Feet (Feature Articles) [Aircraft; Construction and How-To\Design], October, page 32
Those Who Have Imagination Without Learning Have Wings but No Feet [Aerodynamics\Design], October, page 32
Mead, Jon
Chemical Hazards for Homebuilders and Owners (Letters) [Physiology\Medical], March, page 6
A Call for Regional Organization (Feature Articles) [Soaring Society of America], June, page 32
Miller, Richard
Access Ratio (Letters), July, page 2
Simple Innovations for Improved Wing Efficiency (Letters), July, page 5
Mills, Tonk
The Canada Goose as a Soaring Bird (Letters) [Birds], September, page 3
Miner, Ernest
More on the Selling Price of Homebuilts (Letters), February, page 4
Moffat, George B., Jr. (a.k.a. George Moffat, G.B. Moffat, Jr., G. Moffat, George B. Moffat)
Looking Back at the Seventies, Part I, Ships of the Seventies (Soaring to Win) [Aircraft; Competitions\15-Meter Class; Competitions\Open Class; Competitions], January, page 38
Monerai Update (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Monerai; Performance\Pilot Reports], February, page 13
Looking Back at the Seventies, Part II, Equipment and Contest Trends (Soaring To Win) [Competitions], February, page 40
"Leeching" (response to letters) [Competitions\Techniques], March, page 4
Looking Back at the Seventies, Part III, The Pilots (Soaring to Win) [Competitions], March, page 42
Contest Report on Two Sailplanes (Soaring To Win) [Competitions], April, page 39
Contest Report on Two Sailplanes, Soaring to Win [Sailplanes\Jantar 2B; Sailplanes\Mini-Nimbus C], April, page 39
Contest Report on Two Sailplanes (Mini-Nimbus C and the Jantar 2B), Soaring to Win [Performance\Evaluations\Pilot Reports], April, page 39
Decisions, Decisions (Soaring to Win) [Competitions], June, page 38
The Open Class (Soaring to Win) [Competitions\Open Class], August, page 43
Kit Building; the Good News and the Bad News (Letters) [Construction and How-To; Aircraft\Flying Wing; Sailplanes\Monerai], November, page 3
Creeping Mediocrity, Short Tasks, and the Nationals (Soaring to Win) [Competitions], December, page 46
Monteith, John
Realism in Handicapping (Letters) [Competitions\Sports Class], January, page 4
Morris, Phillip
Improving the Mosquito (Letters) [Sailplanes\Mosquito], January, page 3
Byars/Holbrook Symposia Proceedings Reprint (Letters) [Competitions; Literature], April, page 8
Myers, Peter
Sailplane Designers: Please Protect Us from Lightning Strikes (Letters) [Safety; Aerodynamics\Design; Construction and How-To], August, page 3

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Needham, Steve
Uncommon Men: A gallery of Standard Faces [Illustrations\Photography], November, page 43

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O'Callaghan, Christopher
Using the BSM in Real Life (Letters), June, page 3
Obst, Wolfgang
Jantar/SSA Emblems (Covers) [Sailplanes\Jantar], July, cover
1-35/Jantar (Covers) [Sailplanes\Jantar; Sailplanes\1-35], September, cover
Obst, Wolfgang and Sharon
Fantasy Haven Gliderport/Soaring for TV (Feature Articles) [Illustrations\Photograph; People\Wolfgang Obst; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], July, page 16
Offate, Jose-Luis
Canopy Scale for Holding Tow Position (Letters), December, page 3

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Parcell, Gil (a.k.a. G. Parcell)
Troubled by Wind? [Safety; Illustrations\Cartoons], December, page 42
Petersen, Bob
L'Aiglon, the American Eaglet (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\American Eaglet; Performance\Evaluations\Pilot Reports], March, page 14
Petmecky, Philip A. (a.k.a. Philip Petmecky, Phil Petmecky)
Blanik Elevator Cable Hang-Up (Letters), June, page 3
Piggott, Derek (a.k.a. D. Piggott)
Teaching "lookout," Teaching Soaring, March, page 44
Teaching Lookout [Instruction], March, page 44
Teaching Soaring Can't Stay Up? (Teaching Soaring) [Safety; Instruction], July, page 47
Porter, Hal
More on the Selling Price of Homebuilts (Letters), February, page 4
Powell, Steve
Stretch the Glide (Safety Corner) [Safety], December, page 42
Prelgauskas, Emilis
The Minimum Viable Soaring Club (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], March, page 46
Price, William
Centering in Thermals - Modeling the Process (Feature Articles) [Instruction; Safety; Meteorology], May, page 26
Proppe, Tasso
Tasso's Tale [Flight Stories], March, page 30
Tasso's Tale, the Wasserkuppe [History; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], March, page 30
Württemberg, Tasso's Tale [Aircraft], March, page 30
Change the Rules: No Help on Badge or Record Flights (Letters) [Awards\Records and Record Flights], July, page 3

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Reeves, Edward J.
Wallace Richard, in Memoriam (SSA in Action) [Obituaries; People\Wallace Richard Wiberg], March, page 41
Rein, Gerhard
Centerfold Photo [Illustrations\Centerfolds; Sailplanes\Ventus], December, page 29
Rendel, Paul
Mountain Fantasy [Paintings; Illustrations; Sailplanes\Concept 70], April, page 13
Renshaw, Kevin
More on the Selling Price of Homebuilts (Letters), February, page 4
Roberts, Wayne
Leeching (Letters) [Techniques\Competitions], March, page 4
Rogers, Walt
Winner, 1980 Region 12 Standard Class (SSA in Action), December, page 41

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Sager, John
The Day the Mountain Blew Its Top (Feature Articles) [; Meteorology; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], August, page 32
The Oregon Trial, Region Eight Contest, 1980 (Feature Articles) [Competitions\Regional], September, page 16
Winner, 1980 Region Eight Contest Sports Class [People\Bob Avon], September, page 16
Winner, 1980 Region Eight Contest Standard Class [People\Nelson Funston], September, page 16
Winner Region Eight Contest 15-Meter Class [People\Roger Frank], September, page 16
Santilli, Alcide (a.k.a. Al Santilli)
Chosen for NSM Soaring Hall of Fame, 1980, Random Gusts (SSA in Action), September, page 5
Saudek, Victor M. (a.k.a. Victor Saudek, Vic Saudek, V.M. Saudek, V. Saudek)
Access Ratio (Letters) [Performance\Evaluations], July, page 2
in Memoriam - Raymon Parker (SSA in Action), July, page 37
in Memoriam Raymon Parker (SSA in Action) [Obituaries; People\Raymon Parker], July, page 37
Schreder, Richard E. (a.k.a. R. Schreder, Richard Schreder, Dick Schreder, R. Schreder, Richard Schreder, R.E. Schreder)
A Reply to "Separation in Metal-Skin/ Foam-Rib Bonding," Homebuilders" Hall, October, page 42
Schreder, Richard E. (a.k.a. R. Schreder, Richard Schreder, Dick Schreder, R. Schreder, Richard Schreder, R.E. Schreder); with Stanley A. Hall (a.k.a. Stan A. Hall, Stan Hall, S. Hall and S.A. Hall)
More on L'Affaire HP-18 Debonding/A Reply to "Separation in Metal-Skin/ Foam-Rib Bonding", Homebuilders' Hall [Construction and How-To\Homebuilders' Hall; Sailplanes\Schreder\HP-18], October, page 42
Schubert, Arthur
Lark Rudder Pedal Hang-Up Hazard (Letters) [Safety], April, page 7
Schweizer, Ernie
Soaring Sculpture, cover [Illustrations\Photography], December, page 3
Soaring Sculpture (Feature Articles), December, page 33
Scott, Jan (a.k.a. J. Scott)
Flying wing pilot position and design options Horten, R., with Commentary and Translation [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], August, page 22
The 1980 International Vintage Glider Rally (SSA in Action) [People\Jan Scott; Vintage Aircraft], December, page 15
Scott, Translation and; with R. Commentary and J. Horten
Flying Wing Pilot Position and Design Options (Feature Articles), August, page 22
Scurr, Erica
5th National 15-Meter Class Soaring Championships (Feature Articles) [People\Karl Striedieck: Winner; Competitions\15-Meter Class; Competitions\National], October, page 14
Sebald, Les (a.k.a. L. Sebald)
An Easy-to-Build, Low-Drag Antenna (Maintenance and Projects) [Construction and How-To\Instruments], January, page 37
From the Readers [Construction and How-To\Instruments], January, page 37
From the Readers (Maintenance and Projects) [Construction and How-To\Instruments], February, page 42
Radio Interference - Varios [Construction and How-To\Instruments], June, page 40
On Batteries (Maintenance and Projects) [Construction and How-To\Equipment], August, page 46
Batteries, Continued, Maintenance and Projects [Construction and How-To], September, page 40
Maintenance and Projects Batteries, Continued [Construction and How-To\Instruments], September, page 40
A Ticking Variometer Audio Unit (Maintenance and Projects) [Construction and How-To\Instruments], December, page 44
Seibels, Grenville J., II (a.k.a. Gren Seibels, G. Seibels, Gren J. Seibels, II, Gren J. Seibels)
Famous Last Words: If I Can Buy It, I Can Fly It! [Safety], April, page 14
Famous Last Words: "If I can Buy It, I Can Fly It," Safety Corner, April, page 44
The Born-Again Loser (Feature Articles) [Competitions; Safety; Literature], May, page 22
Region Five North Contest (SSA in Action) [People\Ben Greene:Winner, 15-Meter Class; People\Joe Conn: Winner, Open Class; People\Steve Bowen:Winner, Standard Class; Competitions\Regional], July, page 35
Joe Giltner, in Memoriam (SSA in Action) [People\Joe Giltner; Obituaries], September, page 15
Semans, Bob
Leeching (Letters), March, page 4
Sentyrz, Frank
El Mirage to Continue as Gliderport (Letters) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], August, page 4
Western Region Sports Class Contest, 1980 (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], December, page 40
Winner, 1980 Western Region Sports Class Contest (SSA in Action) [People\Kevin Wayt], December, page 40
Shapter, Nels
Sailplane Certification Update (Letters), May, page 5
Sharp, Ted E. (a.k.a. T.E. Sharp, T. Sharp, Ted Sharp)
Radiosonde Meteorgraph Kite, Looking Backward [History], April, page 11
Short, S.
Soaring Mail (SSA in Action) [Stamps], September, page 5
Silveira, Geri
Motel 1-26 (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; Crewing; Flight Stories], April, page 32
Silver, Michelle (a.k.a. M. Silver)
"The World of Silent Flight," by Richard Wolters (SSA in Action) [Literature], January, page 14
[Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs]January, page 40
Long Island Soaring Association celebrates 25th Anniversary (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], January, page 40
Hang Gliders Can Earn FAI/CIVV Badges (SSA in Action) [Aircraft; FAI\Ultralights; Awards\Badges], February, page 16
Soaring Cover Collection (SSA in Action) [Stamps], February, page 16
Accent on Clubs [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], March, page 46
FAA Designees Give Written Exam (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration], April, page 8
Albuquerque Soaring Club, A Smooth Operator (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], April, page 40
Delhi Gliding Club, New Delhi, India (Accent on Clubs) [International\Indea; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], April, page 40
John Dezzutti Continues as Acting Executive Director (SSA in Action) [People\John Dezzutti; Soaring Society of America\Employees], May, page 6
(Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], May, page 45
Flying Coordinated: Insurance and Guest Release Forms (Accent on Clubs) [Insurance], May, page 45
A Visit With Derek Piggott, Teaching Soaring [Aircraft; People\Derek Piggott; Flying Wing; Instruction], May, page 47
Tax-exempt Status - a Sometimes Precarious Position (Accent on Clubs) [Economics; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], June, page 43
Book Review "Gliding, Soaring, and Skysailing," by Norman F. Smith (SSA in Action) [Literature], July, page 8
Taking the Pulse of Soaring's Potential (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], July, page 38
FAA Designees Give Written Exam (SSA in Action) [Instruction], August, page 8
Soaring Society of Dayton/Caesar Creek Soaring Club (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], August, page 40
Dateline: China [International\China; People\Charles Gyenes; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Sailplanes\Design], September, page 32
Think Winch (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Safety], September, page 44
Taxes, Taxes, Taxes (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], October, page 44
Equal Time for Aerotow (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Safety], November, page 44
Know the Territory (Accent on Clubs) [Safety], November, page 44
Simons, Martin (a.k.a. M. Simons)
Counterpoint: The Women's Perspective (Feature Articles) [Competitions; Women], October, page 26
A Visit to Kirkheim, Schlattstal, and Göppingen (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Ventus], December, page 28
Skliar, Bill
How to Avoid the "Sailplane Go Home" Syndrome at Airports (Letters) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], September, page 2
Slotten, Don (a.k.a. D. Slotten)
Appointed Chairman Safety Committee, Flight Training and Safety Board News (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America; People\Gene Hammond], May, page 40
Small, Bert
Central Ontario Soaring Association, Libelle (Covers) [Sailplanes\Libelle], March, cover
Smith, Allen J. (a.k.a. Allen Smith)
Soaring with Migrating Birds (Letters) [Birds], November, page 3
Smith, Bernald S. (a.k.a. Bernald Smith, B. Smith, B.S. Smith)
From SSA's Insurance Chairman (SSA in Action) [Insurance], February, page 8
The Most Consistent Competitive Soaring Ever Witnessed (Letters) [People\A.J. Smith], March, page 5
HomebuiIder Workshop Report, HomebuiIder News (SSA in Action) [Construction and How-To], May, page 39
Stop Aviation's Growth? (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration\Airspace], June, page 13
Smith, Bob
[Construction and How-To\Homebuilder News]February, page 10
Homebuilders Workshop Report, Homebuilder News (SSA in Action), May, page 39
Solmonson, Jay
Libel-Lula, A New Spanish Ultralight (SSA in Action) [International\Spain], January, page 11
Mitchell Wing, Ultralight Fun (SSA in Action) [Ultralights; Illustrations\Photography], April, page 12
Solmonson, Jay; with Bill Carlson
So you want to build a sailplane?, May, page 32
Spratt, Charlie, Jr. (a.k.a. Charlie Spratt)
The View from the Ground (Soaring To Win) [Crewing; Competitions], May, page 42
Starr, Sterling V. (a.k.a. Sterling Starr, S.V. Starr)
Chosen for NSM Soaring Hall of Fame, 1980, Random Gusts (SSA in Action), September, page 5
Storck, Bob
Vintage Sailplane Association Report (SSA in Action) [History; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Vintage Sailplane Association], June, page 15
VSA News (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Vintage Sailplane Association], August, page 9
VSA News (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Vintage Sailplane Association], December, page 15
Strachan, I.
PIK-20E in Competition, Soaring Without Tears [Sailplanes\Pik-20e; Competitions], November, page 35
Striedieck, Karl H. (a.k.a. Karl Striedieck)
Change the Rules: No Help on Badge or Record Flights (response to letter from G. Vakkur), July, page 3
Sunderland, Gary
Flying the HomebuiIt MOBA-2C, Homebuilder's Hall [Construction and How-To; Aircraft\Flying Wing], June, page 44

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Taarnhoj, Niels
FTE's Using Comparison Vehicles (Letters) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], April, page 2
Tatman, Steve
Klaus Hill, in Memoriam (SSA in Action) [People\Klaus Hill; Obituaries], January, page 15
Taylor, Robert
No Fences Facin' (Feature Articles) [Philosophy of Soaring], January, page 30
Teter, Michael
1979 Lincoln Award Presented to Bob Grey (SSA in Action) [People\Bob Grey; Awards\Lincoln], November, page 9
Thompson, Dale
The French Connection - Sealing the Gap (Letters) [Sailplanes\Speed Astir; Competitions; Construction and How-To\Technique], January, page 3
Those who have imagination without learning have wings but no feet McMasters, J., October, page 32

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Utley, Brian (a.k.a. B. Utley)
Executive Director Forrest Blossom Resigns (SSA in Action) [People\Forrest Blossom; Soaring Society of America\Employees], May, page 6
The SSA President's Message (Feature Articles) [Soaring Society of America\President's Report], May, page 10
The President's Message (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Presidents's Reports], December, page 4
Uveges, George (a.k.a. G. Uveges)
Woodstock I (Covers) [Sailplanes\Woodstock I], January, cover

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Vaakur, George
Change the Rules: No Help on Badge or Record Flights (Letters), July, page 3
Valdata, Patricia (a.k.a. Pat Valdata)
The Women's Soaring Seminar (Letters), November, page 2

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Williams, Edward
in Memoriam - Joseph Bearden (SSA in Action) [People\Joseph Bearden; Obituaries], October, page 11
Williams, Peter A. (a.k.a. Pete Williams, Peter Williams)
Leeching (Letters) [Techniques\Competitions], March, page 4
Williams, Ray
Touring Down Under (Letters), June, page 5
Williamson, Eric
Narrow Miss at Narromine (Feature Articles) [Flight Stories; International\Australia; Safety; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], February, page 28
Willis, Keith
Recycled Cirrus (Letters), June, page 3
Wilson, Jack
Higher Aspect Ratio Tails for Lower Drag? (Letters) [Aerodynamics], February, page 4
Winterble, Peter
Pride Goeth Before Sink, Ask for Help (Letters), September, page 3
Woodmansee, Wayne
Photo Mt. St. Helens, Mama Mia! (SSA in Action), October, page 7
Worthington, George
RP-1 Critique (Letters) [Aircraft\Ultralights], April, page 4
Marriage, Hang Gliding, L/D's and Sex Objects (Letters) [Aircraft], August, page 3
Wright, Red Dog
Region Ten Contest, 1980 (SSA in Action) [People\Jerry Robertson: Winner, 15-Meter Class; People\Sherman Griffith: Winner, Open Class; People\Norm Austin: Winner, Standard Class; Competitions\Regional], November, pages 13-14

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Save El Mirage (Letters) [Sites\El Mirage; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], January, page 2
Towrope Safety (Letters) [Safety; Construction and How-To], January, page 4
[Soaring Society of America\SSA in Action]January, page 7
[Awards]January, page 8
Helmut Reichmann Awarded Lilienthal Medal, CIVV News (SSA in Action) [CIVV], January, page 8
Libel-Lula, A New Spanish Ultralight (SSA in Action) [Aircraft\Ultralights], January, page 11
[Construction and How-To\Homebuilder News]January, page 12
New Standard Class PIK Announced (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Standard Class; Sailplanes\Pik-20], January, page 15
The 1979 National and Regional Champions (Feature Articles) [Competitions\National; Competitions\Regional], January, page 16
Engineering and Maintenance and Projects A design critique of the woodstock I Hall, S. [Homebuilding], January, page 18
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]January, page 45
Higher Aspect Ratio Tails for Lower Drag? (response) (Letters) [Aerodynamics], February, page 4
More on the Selling Price of Homebuilts (Letters) [Aircraft; Construction and How-To; Economics; Flying Wing], February, page 4
[Soaring Society of America\SSA in Action]February, page 6
Symposium Proceedings Part II Issued, Optimal Flight Technique (SSA in Action) [Aircraft\Ultralights; Construction and How-To\Materials; Literature; Safety], February, page 8
Design/Homebuilding Forum at Seattle, Hall, S. [Construction and How-To\Homebuilders' Hall], February, page 38
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]February, page 45
"Leeching" (letters from: Brain, V. [Techniques\Competitions], March, page 4
The Most Consistent Competitive Soaring Ever Witnessed - A. J. Smith (Letters) [Competitions], March, page 5
Chemical Hazards for Homebuilders and Owners (Letters) [Construction and How-To], March, page 6
[Soaring Society of America\SSA in Action]March, page 8
Stamp Issued for Harris Hill Anniversary (SSA in Action) [Stamps; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], March, page 8
The Airspace Grab: An AIAA Indictment (SSA in Action) [Airspace; Federal Aviation Administration], March, page 8
Top Seeded 1980 Contest Pilots (SSA in Action) [Competitions], March, page 8
Import Duty Lifted from Gliders and Motorgliders, Washington Update (SSA in Action) [Aircraft], March, page 9
New FAI Record Category Announced (SSA in Action) [FAI; Awards\Records and Record Flights], March, page 9
High-Altitude Soaring Airspace Test to Continue (SSA in Action) [Airspace; Federal Aviation Administration], March, page 10
[Construction and How-To\Homebuilder News]March, page 11
MOBA, Homebuilder News (SSA in Action) [Aircraft\Design], March, page 11
Self-launched American Eaglet, Homebuilder News (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\American Eaglet], March, page 12
Minibat, Homebuilder News (SSA in Action) [Aircraft\Ultralights], March, page 13
Tasso's Tale, as Told by Tasso Proppe (Feature Articles), March, page 30
[Construction and How-To\Homebuilder News]March, page 39
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]March, page 50
FTE's Using Comparison Vehicle (Letters) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], April, page 2
Dive and Zoom Okay Sometimes? (Letters) [Safety], April, page 7
Lark Rudder Pedal Hang-Up Hazard (Letters) [Sailplanes\Lark], April, page 7
[Soaring Society of America\SSA in Action]April, page 10
SSA Office Staff Changes (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Staff], April, page 10
[Construction and How-To\Homebuilder News]April, page 13
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]April, page 47
Lift Alongside of Clouds (Letters) [Meteorology; Safety], May, page 4
Sailplane Certification Update (Letters) [Certification; Federal Aviation Administration], May, page 5
[Soaring Society of America\SSA in Action]May, page 6
Doris Grove - First Woman to Soar 1000 Kilometers (SSA in Action) [Awards\Records and Record Flights\Feminine; Women], May, page 8
MacCready Awarded Collier Trophy (SSA in Action) [People\Paul MacCready, Jr.; Awards\Collier], May, page 9
New 1-26 Association Officers (SSA in Action) [People\Eddy Gallacher; People\Frank Conner; People\Jack Greene; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; People\David Ledford], May, page 9
The SSA National Soaring Convention (Feature Articles) [Conferences and Conventions], May, page 18
So You Want to Build A Sailplane? [Construction and How-To\Design], May, page 32
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]May, page 48
For Lower Costs - Organize a Syndicate (Letters) [Economics], June, page 2
Lower the Cost of Soaring - Share (Letters) [Economics], June, page 2
Blanik Elevator Cable Hang-Up (Letters) [Sailplanes\Blanik; Safety], June, page 3
Bugs and Polars (Letters) [Performance\Evaluations], June, page 3
Recycled Cirrus (Letters) [Aircraft], June, page 3
Soaring the Quickie (Letters) [Aircraft], June, page 3
Using the BSM in Real Life (Letters) [Safety], June, page 3
More on Calibrating Total Energy Probes (Letters) [Construction and How-To\Instruments], June, page 4
Thermal Generator Progress Report (Letters) [Meteorology], June, page 4
Touring Down Under (Letters) [International\Australia; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], June, page 5
[Soaring Society of America\SSA in Action]June, page 8
American Motorglider Association Forming (SSA in Action) [Aircraft\Flying Wing], June, page 9
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]June, page 48
A Letter to the Would-Be Airplane Designer (Letters) [Construction and How-To], July, page 4
Stan Smith's Exceptional Service Award [Awards\Exceptional Service; People\Stan Smith], July, page 4
Vario Lag as an Aid to Centering (Letters) [Instruments; Safety], July, page 4
Needed: Hands-Only Flight Controls (Letters) [Physiology\Medical; Aircraft], July, page 5
Simple Innovations for Improved Wing Efficiency (Letters) [Aerodynamics\Design; Construction and How-To], July, page 5
[Soaring Society of America\SSA in Action]July, page 6
Kevlar Zuni II (SSA in Action) [Construction and How-To; Zuni\Materials], July, page 7
Motorgliding News, SSA Motorglider Study (SSA in Action) [Aircraft\Flying Wing; Instruction], July, page 7
New Museum Displays (SSA in Action) [Museums and Archives], July, page 7
Towplane Safety Note (SSA in Action) [Safety; Aircraft], July, page 8
Unlimited = Open (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Open Class], July, page 11
[Construction and How-To\Homebuilder News]July, page 12
FLAC Flight Simulator, Homebuilder News (SSA in Action) [Instruction], July, page 12
Mitchell U-2, Homebuilder News (SSA in Action) [Aircraft\Ultralights], July, page 12
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]July, page 50
[Soaring Society of America\SSA in Action]August, page 6
Soaring Magazine Revised Classified Ad Rates, From the Executive Director (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], August, page 7
1-26 Log Marks 25th Anniversary (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\1-26 Association], August, page 8
Debugger for High-Performance Sailplanes (SSA in Action) [Aerodynamics; Construction and How-To], August, page 8
Soaring Verse (SSA in Action) [Literature], August, page 10
SSA Homebuilder Class Sailplane Project/ A Call for Design Class Sailplanes (SSA in Action) [Aerodynamics\Design], August, page 11
The day the mountain blew its top Sager, J., August, page 32
On Staying Up (Letters) [Safety], September, page 3
Pride Goeth Before Sink: Ask for Help (Letters) [Instruction], September, page 3
SSA takes over Kolstad Award, SSA Directors' Meeting - The Executive Director's Report: SSA in Action, Dezzutti, J. [Awards\Kolstad], September, page 4
100 mph Exceeded at Open Class Nationals (SSA in Action) [Competitions], September, page 5
Eiri Ky to produce PIK-20E only. Random Gusts (SSA in Action) [Aircraft\Flying Wing], September, page 5
Leonard McClain Elected President, Random Gusts (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Vintage Sailplane Association], September, page 5
NSM Soaring Hall of Fame Chooses Al Santilli and Sterling Starr for 1980, Random Gusts (SSA in Action) [Awards; Museums and Archives], September, page 5
New Technical Soaring Issue Published, Random Gusts (SSA in Action) [Literature], September, page 5
SSA'er Woodson K. Woods Buys Carefree Airport, Random Gusts (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], September, page 5
DG-202 Refinements, Random Gusts (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Glaser-Dirks\DG-202], September, page 6
European Championships, Winners, Random Gusts (SSA in Action) [Competitions], September, page 6
Mexico-to-Canada Group Flights, Random Gusts (SSA in Action) [Flight Stories], September, page 6
Ultralight Parachute System for FLAC, Random Gusts (SSA in Action) [Aircraft\Ultralights], September, page 6
[Construction and How-To\Homebuilder News]September, page 7
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]September, page 47
How We Earned My Diamond in a 1-26 (Letters) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], October, page 2
The Leech Gun (Letters) [Competitions], October, page 2
Midget Sailplanes: Light Winches for XC - Lo-100 (Letters) [Vintage Aircraft], October, page 3
Midget Sailplanes: Light Winches for XC? (Letters) [Aircraft], October, page 3
Skylark Field After the Deluge (Letters) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], October, page 4
Used Sailplane Prices Updated (Letters) [Economics; Aircraft], October, page 5
[Soaring Society of America\SSA in Action]October, page 6
1980 Top Seeded Competition Pilots (SSA in Action) [Competitions], October, page 6
Technical Soaring (SSA in Action) [Literature], October, page 6
Mama Mia! (mammato-cumulus forms) (SSA in Action) [Meteorology], October, page 7
Airworthiness Directives Blanik L-13 (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Blanik; Aircraft; Safety; Federal Aviation Administration\Airspace], October, page 8
[Construction and How-To\Homebuilder News]October, page 9
2-22 Completed, Homebuilder News (SSA in Action) [Vintage Aircraft], October, page 10
George Worthington Exceeded 100 Miles in Ultralights, Random Gusts (SSA in Action) [Awards\Records and Record Flights], October, page 10
George Worthington Flys 100 Miles, Random Gusts (SSA in Action) [Aircraft\Ultralights], October, page 10
Flight Tests - LS-3, LS-3A, LS-3/17 (Letters) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], October, page 11
Random Gusts, SSA in Action Develops Solar Challenger (Letters) [People\Paul MacCready, Jr.], October, page 11
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]October, page 48
Women's Soaring Seminar (Letters) [Women], November, page 2
1981 International Team Announced (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World], November, page 6
NSM News ( National Landmark Program and Hall of Fame Inductees ) (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\National Soaring Museum\Landmark; People\Sterling Starr; People\Alcide Santilli; People\Ralph Barnaby; Awards\Hall of Fame], November, page 7
Manufacturer's Airworthiness Directives Libelle Manufacturer's A.D (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Libelle; Safety], November, page 9
Mahlon Weir, in Memoriam (SSA in Action) [Obituaries; People\Mahlon Weir], November, page 10
1980 Homebuilders' Workshop Report (SSA in Action) [Construction and How-To\Homebuilder News], November, page 16
HomebuiIt Sailplane Design Competition Rules, SSA in Action (Homebuilder News) [Aircraft\Flying Wing], November, page 17
Homebuilt Sailplane Competition Rules, SSA in Action, HomebuiIder News [Construction and How-To], November, page 17
PIK-20E [Motorgliders\Pik-20E; Illustrations\Centerfolds], November, page 30
Soaring without tears Strachan, I. [Soaring Society of America\Vintage Sailplane Association], November, page 33
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]November, page 46
Canopy Scale for Holding Tow Position (Letters) [Instruction; Safety], December, page 3
Remembering to Lower the Gear - the French Method (Letters) [Safety], December, page 3
[Soaring Society of America\SSA in Action]December, page 4
1981 International Team Selection Striedieck, Karl; Butler, Dick; Greene, Ben; Gimmey, Ray [Competitions\International], December, page 7
1981 World Gliding Championships Report (SSA in Action) [Competitions\International], December, page 7
Selected for 1981 US International Team [People\Dick Butler; People\Ray Gimmey; People\Karl Striedieck], December, page 7
Smirnoff Donates Scott 1-35 to Team Fund (SSA in Action) [Competitions\International], December, page 7
[Construction and How-To\Homebuilder News]December, page 10
MOBA 2C, Homebuilder News (SSA in Action) [Aircraft], December, page 10
The Extremely Easy, a "Pre-Preliminary" Design Study (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Design], December, page 13
Possible LS-1C Safety Hazard (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\LS-1C; Safety], December, page 14
Fifteenth National 1-26 Championships Butler, J., December, page 18
A Visit to Kirkheim, Schlattstal and Göppingen Simons, M., December, page 28
Region Seven Contest, 1980 (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], December, page 41
Region Twelve Contest, 1980 (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], December, page 41
Winner, 1980 Region Seven 15-Meter Class (SSA in Action) [People\Bud Meyer], December, page 41
Winner, 1980 Region Seven Standard Class (SSA in Action) [People\Duane Eisenbeiss], December, page 41
Troubled by Wind? Cartoon, Parcell, G. [Safety], December, page 42
Creeping Mediocrity, Short Tasks, and the Nationals, Soaring to Win, Moffat, G. [Competitions\National], December, page 46
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]December, page 48


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