Soaring Magazine Index for 1980 organized by Subject and Author

Soaring Magazine Index for 1980 organized by Subject and Author

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

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, R, S, T, U, V, W, None
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
Aerodynamics
Jack Wilson, Higher Aspect Ratio Tails for Lower Drag?, February, page 4
Higher Aspect Ratio Tails for Lower Drag? (response), February, page 4
H. Gunter Helwig, CAPGLIDE and the RP-1, February, page 22
Richard H. Johnson, Performance^Improvements Through Airfoil Shape Correction, Part I, March, page 23
John McMasters, Experimental Advanced Concepts in Variable Geometry Sailplanes, April, page 26
Al Backstrom, Horten X, Midget and Submidget Sailplanes, June, page 16
John McMasters, Advanced Concepts in Variable Geometry Sailplanes, Part III, June, page 34
Jerry Gibbs, The Golden Glider, July, page 30
Debugger for High-Performance Sailplanes, August, page 8
Jerry Gibbs, The Golden Years of the Golden Glider, December, page 33
S. Hall, A Design Critique of Woodstock I, January, page 18
Charles Kerestesi, How I Designed and Built the MG-1, April, page 22
John McMasters, Advanced Concepts in Variable Geometry Sailplanes, Part II, May, page 12
Simple Innovations for Improved Wing Efficiency, July, page 5
Peter Myers, Sailplane Designers: Please Protect Us from Lightning Strikes, August, page 3
SSA Homebuilder Class Sailplane Project/ A Call for Design Class Sailplanes, August, page 11
John McMasters, Those Who Have Imagination Without Learning Have Wings but No Feet, October, page 32
Paul MacCready, Jr., NASA Flight Testing Gossamer Albatross, February, page 15
R. Johnson, A Flight test evaluation of the LS-3A, February, page 34
Niels Taarnhoj, FTE's Using Comparison Vehicles, April, page 2
FTE's Using Comparison Vehicle, April, page 2
Dick Johnson, On Flight Testing Techniques, April, page 2
Wolf Lemke, Flight Tests - LS-3, LS-3A, LS-3/17, May, page 3
R. Johnson, Flight Tests - LS-3, LS-3A, LS-3/17 (reply to Letter from W. Lemke), May, page 3
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the LS-3/17, June, page 16
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the DG-200, July, page 2
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the DG-200, July, page 20
Jan Scott, Flying wing pilot position and design options Horten, R., with Commentary and Translation, August, page 22
Flight Tests - LS-3, LS-3A, LS-3/17, October, page 11
Tom Cooper, Flying the Sports Class, October, page 38
Bruce McGhie, Flying A Sailplane with Hands-Only Controls, December, page 24
Reimar Horten, Flying Wing Pilot Position and Design Options ( with commentary and translation by J. Scott ), August, page 22
Richard H. Johnson, Performance Improvement Through Airfoil Shape Correction, Part II, August, page 26
Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs
Save El Mirage, January, page 2
John Dezzutti, Palmer, Alaska, Keeping Airports Open to Sailplanes, January, page 12
Felix Aberli, Gstaad, Switzerland: Centerspread Photo, January, page 28
Michelle Silver, January, page 40
Michelle Silver, Long Island Soaring Association celebrates 25th Anniversary, January, page 40
Eric Williamson, Narrow Miss at Narromine, February, page 28
Stamp Issued for Harris Hill Anniversary, March, page 8
Jerry Foster, A Survey of Clubs, 1980 Update, March, page 19
Tasso Proppe, Tasso's Tale, the Wasserkuppe, March, page 30
Emilis Prelgauskas, The Minimum Viable Soaring Club, March, page 46
Michelle Silver, Accent on Clubs, March, page 46
Michelle Silver, Delhi Gliding Club, New Delhi, India, April, page 40
Michelle Silver, Albuquerque Soaring Club, A Smooth Operator, April, page 40
New 1-26 Association Officers, May, page 9
Michelle Silver, May, page 45
Touring Down Under, June, page 5
John Dezzutti, A Letter to the Membership, June, page 8
Don Lannon, Gliderport Innundated - Skylark, Lake Elsinore, California, June, page 9
Michelle Silver, Tax-exempt Status - a Sometimes Precarious Position, June, page 43
Wolfgang and Sharon Obst, Fantasy Haven Gliderport/Soaring for TV, July, page 16
D. Jacobs, Please Send Me to Switzerland, July, page 26
Michelle Silver, Taking the Pulse of Soaring's Potential, July, page 38
Frank Sentyrz, El Mirage to Continue as Gliderport, August, page 4
John Sager, The Day the Mountain Blew Its Top, August, page 32
Michelle Silver, Soaring Society of Dayton/Caesar Creek Soaring Club, August, page 40
Bill Skliar, How to Avoid the "Sailplane Go Home" Syndrome at Airports, September, page 2
SSA'er Woodson K. Woods Buys Carefree Airport, Random Gusts, September, page 5
Richard Benbough, Soaring From a Controlled Airport, September, page 26
Don Davis, The 50¢ Launch, September, page 36
Michelle Silver, Think Winch, September, page 44
Skylark Field After the Deluge, October, page 4
Michelle Silver, Taxes, Taxes, Taxes, October, page 44
Michelle Silver, Equal Time for Aerotow, November, page 44
1-26 Log Marks 25th Anniversary, August, page 8
NSM News ( National Landmark Program and Hall of Fame Inductees ), November, page 7
Michelle Silver, Dateline: China, September, page 32
Bob Storck, Vintage Sailplane Association Report, June, page 15
Leonard McClain Elected President, Random Gusts, September, page 5
Bob Storck, VSA News, December, page 15
Aircraft
Richard Johnston, The Dust Devil, January, page 32
George Moffat, Looking Back at the Seventies, Part I, Ships of the Seventies, January, page 38
More on the Selling Price of Homebuilts, February, page 4
Michelle Silver, Hang Gliders Can Earn FAI/CIVV Badges, February, page 16
Import Duty Lifted from Gliders and Motorgliders, Washington Update, March, page 9
David Aranda, Member Discounts for Title Search, March, page 10
Tasso Proppe, Württemberg, Tasso's Tale, March, page 30
Robert Jain, Robert Stanley's Nomad, Looking Backward, March, page 39
John Dezzutti, The SSA Executive Director's Report, May, page 11
John McMasters, Advanced Concepts in Variable Geometry Sailplanes, Part II, May, page 12
Bill Carlson, So You Want to Build a Sailplane?, May, page 32
Michelle Silver, A Visit With Derek Piggott, Teaching Soaring, May, page 47
Soaring the Quickie, June, page 3
Recycled Cirrus, June, page 3
John Dezzutti, A Letter to the Membership, June, page 8
Needed: Hands-Only Flight Controls, July, page 5
Towplane Safety Note, July, page 8
Steve du Pont, A Summary of NTSB-Reported 1978 Glider Accidents, July, page 44
George Worthington, Marriage, Hang Gliding, L/D's and Sex Objects, August, page 3
Midget Sailplanes: Light Winches for XC?, October, page 3
Used Sailplane Prices Updated, October, page 5
Airworthiness Directives Blanik L-13, October, page 8
John McMasters, Those Who Have Imagination Without Learning Have Wings But No Feet, October, page 32
MOBA 2C, Homebuilder News, December, page 10
Joe Baer, Salto Builder's A.D., July, page 5
MOBA, Homebuilder News, March, page 11
Stan Hall, Homebuilts/Kits A Design Critique of Woodstock I, January, page 18
Jack Lambie, The Two Faces of Juliet Lima, January, page 24
Hal Lawrence, Motorgliders Circumstates Adventure, April, page 16
American Motorglider Association Forming, June, page 9
Al Backstrom, Horten X, Midget and Submidget Sailplanes, June, page 16
Gary Sunderland, Flying the HomebuiIt MOBA-2C, Homebuilder's Hall, June, page 44
Motorgliding News, SSA Motorglider Study, July, page 7
Eiri Ky to produce PIK-20E only. Random Gusts, September, page 5
George Moffat, Kit Building; the Good News and the Bad News, November, page 3
HomebuiIt Sailplane Design Competition Rules, SSA in Action, November, page 17
John Dezzutti, Motorglider Study, Executive Director's Report, December, page 4
I. Culver, The Extremely Easy, A "Pre-Preliminary" Design Study, December, page 13
H. Gunter Helwig, CAPGLIDE and the RP-1, February, page 22
Libel-Lula, A New Spanish Ultralight, January, page 11
Symposium Proceedings Part II Issued, Optimal Flight Technique, February, page 8
Minibat, Homebuilder News, March, page 13
George Worthington, RP-1 Critique, April, page 4
Dick Clawson, Mitchell Wing, Ultralight Fun, April, page 12
Elmer Lammon, The Eaglet - Self-Launched or Not?, reply to L. Haig, June, page 5
Mitchell U-2, Homebuilder News, July, page 12
Ultralight Parachute System for FLAC, Random Gusts, September, page 6
George Worthington Flys 100 Miles, Random Gusts, October, page 10
H. Gunter Helwig, RP-1 Update, November, page 2
Airspace
The Airspace Grab: An AIAA Indictment, March, page 8
High-Altitude Soaring Airspace Test to Continue, March, page 10
John Dezzutti, A Letter to the Membership, June, page 8
John Dezzutti, R-2508 Enhancement Plan, Executive Director's Report, November, page 6
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
Art
Tony Fusare, Soaring Sculpture by E. Schweizer, December, cover
Awards
January, page 8
NSM Soaring Hall of Fame Chooses Al Santilli and Sterling Starr for 1980, Random Gusts, September, page 5
Mike Koerner, Mike Koerner's FAI Diploma, October, page 10
Michelle Silver, Hang Gliders Can Earn FAI/CIVV Badges, February, page 16
MacCready Awarded Collier Trophy, May, page 9
Stan Smith's Exceptional Service Award, July, page 4
NSM News ( National Landmark Program and Hall of Fame Inductees ), November, page 7
SSA takes over Kolstad Award, SSA Directors' Meeting - The Executive Director's Report: SSA in Action, Dezzutti, J., September, page 4
Michael Teter, 1979 Lincoln Award Presented to Bob Grey, November, page 9
New FAI Record Category Announced, March, page 9
John Lee, State Record Month, June, page 11
Nancy Lee Evans, State Records, June, page 14
Doris Grove, My 1000 Kilometer Flight, June, page 16
Tasso Proppe, Change the Rules: No Help on Badge or Record Flights, July, page 3
Mike Koerner, Clouds, August, page 18
George Worthington Exceeded 100 Miles in Ultralights, Random Gusts, October, page 10
Doris Grove - First Woman to Soar 1000 Kilometers, May, page 8
Doris Grove, Yoder, C., see: My 1000 Kilometer Flight, June, page 16
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
Birds
Tonk Mills, The Canada Goose as a Soaring Bird, September, page 3
Richard Benbough, The Canada Goose as a Soaring Bird, September, page 3
Allen Smith, Soaring with Migrating Birds, November, page 3
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
CIVV
Helmut Reichmann Awarded Lilienthal Medal, CIVV News, January, page 8
B. Buck, The CIVV Report, June, page 10
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
Certification
Jack Laister, The True Cost of Certification, March, page 2
Sailplane Certification Update, May, page 5
John Dezzutti, Aircraft Joint Airworthiness Regulations, Executive Director's Report, December, page 4
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
Competitions
Dale Thompson, The French Connection - Sealing the Gap, January, page 3
George Moffat, Looking Back at the Seventies, Part I, Ships of the Seventies, January, page 38
L. Roy McMaster, Contest Task Change Proposal, February, page 2
George Moffat, Looking Back at the Seventies, Part II, Equipment and Contest Trends, February, page 40
The Most Consistent Competitive Soaring Ever Witnessed - A. J. Smith, March, page 5
Top Seeded 1980 Contest Pilots, March, page 8
George Moffat, Looking Back at the Seventies, Part III, The Pilots, March, page 42
Phillip Morris, Byars/Holbrook Symposia Proceedings Reprint, April, page 8
George Moffat, Contest Report on Two Sailplanes, April, page 39
John Dezzutti, The SSA Executive Director's Report, May, page 11
Gren Seibels, The Born-Again Loser, May, page 22
Charlie Spratt, The View from the Ground, May, page 42
Dick Conwell, Good Housekeeping, May, page 44
Christopher Woods and Aero Meridian Productions, Launch Grid, June, cover
Cindy Brickner, 1980 Contest Scoring, June, page 12
Al Backstrom, Horten X, Midget and Submidget Sailplanes, June, page 16
George Moffat, Decisions, Decisions, June, page 38
100 mph Exceeded at Open Class Nationals, September, page 5
European Championships, Winners, Random Gusts, September, page 6
The Leech Gun, October, page 2
1980 Top Seeded Competition Pilots, October, page 6
Malcolm Abzug, Turnpoint Maneuvers, October, page 22
M. Simons, Counterpoint: The Women's Perspective, October, page 26
I. Strachan, PIK-20E in Competition, Soaring Without Tears, November, page 35
Kathy Gause, Women's Soaring Seminar, December, page 8
George Moffat, Creeping Mediocrity, Short Tasks, and the Nationals, December, page 46
James Butler, 15th National 1-26 Championships, December, page 18
George Moffat, Looking Back at the Seventies, Part I, Ships of the Seventies, January, page 38
Erica Scurr, 5th National 15-Meter Class Soaring Championships, October, page 14
1981 International Team Selection Striedieck, Karl; Butler, Dick; Greene, Ben; Gimmey, Ray, December, page 7
1981 World Gliding Championships Report, December, page 7
Smirnoff Donates Scott 1-35 to Team Fund, December, page 7
The 1979 National and Regional Champions, January, page 16
Erica Scurr, 5th National 15-Meter Class Soaring Championships, October, page 14
Creeping Mediocrity, Short Tasks, and the Nationals, Soaring to Win, Moffat, G., December, page 46
Jim Foreman, The 47th US National Open Class Soaring Championships, November, page 20
George Moffat, Looking Back at the Seventies, Part I, Ships of the Seventies, January, page 38
Unlimited = Open, July, page 11
George Moffat, The Open Class, August, page 43
Jim Foreman, Winner, US National Open Class, Dick Butler, November, page 20
The 1979 National and Regional Champions, January, page 16
Gren Seibels, Region Five North Contest, July, page 35
Charles Dewald, 1980 Region Four Contest, August, page 9
Allan MacNicol, Region One Contest, 1980, September, page 8
C. Brairton, Region Two Contest, 1980, September, page 9
Judy Lincoln, Region Nine Contest, 1980, September, page 11
H. Fischer, Region Eleven Contest, 1980, September, page 13
John Sager, The Oregon Trial, Region Eight Contest, 1980, September, page 16
Robert Grey, Region Five South Contest, 1980, November, page 11
Red Dog Wright, Region Ten Contest, 1980, November, pages 13-14
James Butler, Region Six Contest, 1980, December, page 16
Frank Sentyrz, Western Region Sports Class Contest, 1980, December, page 40
Region Seven Contest, 1980, December, page 41
Region Twelve Contest, 1980, December, page 41
Carl Herold, Realism in Handicapping (response to letter), January, page 4
John Monteith, Realism in Handicapping, January, page 4
Tom Cooper, Flying the Sports Class, October, page 38
New Standard Class PIK Announced, January, page 15
T. Li and J. Doherty, 11th US National Standard Class Soaring Championships, November, page 36
R. Johnson, Performance Improvements Through Airfoil Shape Correction, March, page 23
Brooks Dodge, Near Fatal, August, pages 44,23,10,28,8
George Moffat, "Leeching" (response to letters), March, page 4
1981 International Team Announced, November, page 6
Conferences and Conventions
The SSA National Soaring Convention, May, page 18
Cindy Brickner, Oshkosh '80, October, page 7
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
Construction and How-To
Towrope Safety, January, page 4
More on the Selling Price of Homebuilts, February, page 4
H. Gunter Helwig, CAPGLIDE and the RP-1, February, page 22
Chemical Hazards for Homebuilders and Owners, March, page 6
Richard H. Johnson, Performance^Improvements Through Airfoil Shape Correction, Part I, March, page 23
Charles Kerestesi, How I Designed and Built the MG-1, April, page 22
Bernald Smith, HomebuiIder Workshop Report, HomebuiIder News, May, page 39
Gary Sunderland, Flying the HomebuiIt MOBA-2C, Homebuilder's Hall, June, page 44
A Letter to the Would-Be Airplane Designer, July, page 4
Simple Innovations for Improved Wing Efficiency, July, page 5
Kevlar Zuni II, July, page 7
Peter Myers, Sailplane Designers: Please Protect Us from Lightning Strikes, August, page 3
Debugger for High-Performance Sailplanes, August, page 8
Stan Hall, Separation in Metal-Skin/Foam-Rib Bonding, Part II, August, page 37
Les Sebald, Batteries, Continued, Maintenance and Projects, September, page 40
George Moffat, Kit Building; the Good News and the Bad News, November, page 3
Homebuilt Sailplane Competition Rules, SSA in Action, HomebuiIder News, November, page 17
I. Culver, The Extremely Easy, A "Pre-Preliminary" Design Study, December, page 13
Frank Conner, Chemical Hazards for Homebuilders and Owners, March, page 6
So You Want to Build A Sailplane?, May, page 32
John McMasters, Those Who Have Imagination Without Learning Have Wings But No Feet, October, page 32
Eric Greenwell, Replacement Tail Wheel, March, page 45
Les Sebald, On Batteries, August, page 46
Richard Johnston, The Dust Devil, January, page 32
Bill Carlson, So You Want to Build a Sailplane?, May, page 32
S. Hall, in Search of Vector 1, September, page 20
January, page 12
Bob Smith, February, page 10
March, page 11
March, page 39
April, page 13
July, page 12
September, page 7
October, page 9
1980 Homebuilders' Workshop Report, November, page 16
December, page 10
Design/Homebuilding Forum at Seattle, Hall, S., February, page 38
S. Hall, A Suspect U-Joint in the HP-18?, February, page 38
Stan Hall, Separation in Metal-Skin/Foam-Rib Bonding, July, page 40
Stan Hall and Richard Schreder, More on L'Affaire HP-18 Debonding/A Reply to "Separation in Metal-Skin/ Foam-Rib Bonding", Homebuilders' Hall, October, page 42
Les Sebald, From the Readers, January, page 37
Les Sebald, An Easy-to-Build, Low-Drag Antenna, January, page 37
Les Sebald, From the Readers, February, page 42
R. Allemann and E. Greenwell, Measuring Total Energy Probes Easily, April, page 42
More on Calibrating Total Energy Probes, June, page 4
Les Sebald, Radio Interference - Varios, June, page 40
Bill Maples, Smoke that Barogram, July, page 43
Les Sebald, Maintenance and Projects Batteries, Continued, September, page 40
Les Sebald, A Ticking Variometer Audio Unit, December, page 44
Symposium Proceedings Part II Issued, Optimal Flight Technique, February, page 8
Stan Hall, Separation in Metal-Skin/Foam-Rib Bonding, July, page 40
Dale Thompson, The French Connection - Sealing the Gap, January, page 3
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
Crewing
Geri Silveira, Motel 1-26, April, page 32
Charlie Spratt, The View from the Ground, May, page 42
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
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
Economics
More on the Selling Price of Homebuilts, February, page 4
For Lower Costs - Organize a Syndicate, June, page 2
Elemer Katinszky, Lower the Cost of Soaring - Share, June, page 2
Lower the Cost of Soaring - Share, June, page 2
Michelle Silver, Tax-exempt Status - a Sometimes Precarious Position, June, page 43
Bob Lovejoy, Access Ratio, July, page 2
Don Davis, The 50¢ Launch, September, page 36
Used Sailplane Prices Updated, October, page 5
Evans, Nancy Lee
State Records (SSA in Action) [Awards\Records and Record Flights], June, page 14
FAI
New FAI Record Category Announced, March, page 9
Mike Koerner, Clouds (1000km Diplome), August, page 18
Michelle Silver, Hang Gliders Can Earn FAI/CIVV Badges, February, page 16
Farrow, Bill
Vario Lag as an Aid to Centering (Letters), July, page 4
Federal Aviation Administration
John Dezzutti, Palmer, Alaska, Keeping Airports Open to Sailplanes, January, page 12
The Airspace Grab: An AIAA Indictment, March, page 8
High-Altitude Soaring Airspace Test to Continue, March, page 10
Michelle Silver, FAA Designees Give Written Exam, April, page 8
Sailplane Certification Update, May, page 5
John Dezzutti, A Letter to the Membership, June, page 8
Joe Baer, Salto Builder's A.D., July, page 5
S. Hall, HP-18, Manufacturer's Airworthiness Directive, February, page 39
Bernald Smith, Stop Aviation's Growth?, June, page 13
Airworthiness Directives Blanik L-13, October, page 8
John Dezzutti, R-2508 Enhancement Plan, Executive Director's Report, November, page 6
Federation Aeronautique Internationale
January, page 45
February, page 45
March, page 50
April, page 47
May, page 48
June, page 48
July, page 50
September, page 47
October, page 48
November, page 46
December, page 48
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
Flight Stories
Jack Lambie, The Two Faces of Juliet Lima, January, page 24
Eric Williamson, Narrow Miss at Narromine, February, page 28
Tasso Proppe, Tasso's Tale, March, page 30
Geri Silveira, Motel 1-26, April, page 32
Captain Ralph S. Barnaby, Pruefling, Cape Cod Cross-Country, Looking Backward, August, page 15
Mike Koerner, Clouds, August, page 18
Mexico-to-Canada Group Flights, Random Gusts, September, page 6
Flying Wing
More on the Selling Price of Homebuilts, February, page 4
John Dezzutti, The SSA Executive Director's Report, May, page 11
Michelle Silver, A Visit With Derek Piggott, Teaching Soaring, May, page 47
John Dezzutti, A Letter to the Membership, June, page 8
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
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
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
History
William Frank Kelsey, Looking Backward The Bowlus-Douglas XCG-7, January, page 13
Tasso Proppe, Tasso's Tale, the Wasserkuppe, March, page 30
Robert Jain, Robert Stanley's Nomad, Looking Backward, March, page 39
Ted E. Sharp, Radiosonde Meteorgraph Kite, Looking Backward, April, page 11
Bob Storck, Vintage Sailplane Association Report, June, page 15
Al Backstrom, Horten X, Midget and Submidget Sailplanes, June, page 16
Captain Ralph S. Barnaby, Pruefling, Cape Cod Cross-Country, Looking Backward, August, page 15
Homebuilding
Engineering and Maintenance and Projects A design critique of the woodstock I Hall, S., January, 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
Illustrations
Paul Rendel, Mountain Fantasy, April, page 13
Paul Coker, "What the Brochures Neglect to Tell You..."; cartoon, September, page 29
D. Forsythe, The Born-Again Loser, May, page 22
D. Forsythe, Good Housekeeping, May, page 44
Paul Coker, What the Brochures Neglect to Tell You, September, page 30
Gil Parcell, Troubled by Wind?, December, page 42
Sandor Aldott, Texas Cloudstreet, January, Covers
Felix Aberli, Gstaad, Switzerland: Centerspread Photo, January, page 28
PIK-20E, November, page 30
Gerhard Rein, Centerfold Photo, December, page 29
Bob Lovejoy, RP-1, February, page 22
G. Crook, 5th National 15-Meter Class Soaring Championships, October, page 14
J. Boucher, The Old Wasserkuppe and Württemberg, March, page 30
Wolfgang and Sharon Obst, Fantasy Haven Gliderport/Soaring for TV, July, page 16
Jay Solmonson, Mitchell Wing, Ultralight Fun, April, page 12
Steve Needham, Uncommon Men: A gallery of Standard Faces, November, page 43
Ernie Schweizer, Soaring Sculpture, cover, December, page 3
Indrebo, Jim
Winner, 1980 Region 12 15-Meter Class (SSA in Action), December, page 41
Instruction
Derek Piggott, Teaching Lookout, March, page 44
William Price, Centering in Thermals - Modeling the Process, May, page 26
Michelle Silver, A Visit With Derek Piggott, Teaching Soaring, May, page 47
John Dezzutti, A Letter to the Membership, June, page 8
Richard McIver, Canopy Scale for Determining Glide Slope, July, page 3
Motorgliding News, SSA Motorglider Study, July, page 7
FLAC Flight Simulator, Homebuilder News, July, page 12
Jerry Gibbs, The Golden Glider, July, page 30
Derek Piggott, Teaching Soaring Can't Stay Up?, July, page 47
Michelle Silver, FAA Designees Give Written Exam, August, page 8
Pride Goeth Before Sink: Ask for Help, September, page 3
Don Davis, The 50¢ Launch, September, page 36
Canopy Scale for Holding Tow Position, December, page 3
Jerry Gibbs, The Golden Years of the Golden Glider, December, page 33
Instruments
Vario Lag as an Aid to Centering, July, page 4
Cindy Brickner, Baro Calibration Labs, September, page 5
Insurance
Bernald Smith, From SSA's Insurance Chairman, February, page 8
John Dezzutti, The SSA Executive Director's Report, May, page 11
Michelle Silver, Flying Coordinated: Insurance and Guest Release Forms, May, page 45
International
Eric Williamson, Narrow Miss at Narromine, February, page 28
Touring Down Under, June, page 5
Michelle Silver, Dateline: China, September, page 32
Michelle Silver, Delhi Gliding Club, New Delhi, India, April, page 40
Jay Solmonson, Libel-Lula, A New Spanish Ultralight, January, page 11
Felix Aberli, Gstaad, Switzerland: Centerspread Photo, January, page 28
D. Jacobs, Please Send Me to Switzerland, July, page 26
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
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
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
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
Legislation
John Dezzutti, Import Duty Lifted from Gliders and Motorgliders, Washington Update, March, page 9
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
Literature
Michelle Silver, "The World of Silent Flight," by Richard Wolters, January, page 14
Symposium Proceedings Part II Issued, Optimal Flight Technique, February, page 8
Phillip Morris, Byars/Holbrook Symposia Proceedings Reprint, April, page 8
Gren Seibels, The Born-Again Loser, May, page 22
Michelle Silver, Book Review "Gliding, Soaring, and Skysailing," by Norman F. Smith, July, page 8
Soaring Verse, August, page 10
New Technical Soaring Issue Published, Random Gusts, September, page 5
Technical Soaring, October, page 6
John Lee, "The Sportplane Builder," by Tony Bingelis, August, page 9
John Dezzutti, "Free Flight", by Douglas Terman, December, page 14
Lovejoy, Bob
RP-1 [Illustrations\Drawings], February, page 22
Access Ratio (Letters) [Economics], July, page 2
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
Meteorology
Lift Alongside of Clouds, May, page 4
William Price, Centering in Thermals - Modeling the Process, May, page 26
Thermal Generator Progress Report, June, page 4
Mike Koerner, Clouds, August, page 18
John Sager, The Day the Mountain Blew Its Top, August, page 32
Mama Mia! (mammato-cumulus forms), October, page 7
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
Motorgliders
PIK-20E, November, page 30
Museums and Archives
Archer Martin, National Soaring Museum Liam English resigns NSM Post, January, page 10
New Museum Displays, July, page 7
NSM Soaring Hall of Fame Chooses Al Santilli and Sterling Starr for 1980, Random Gusts, September, page 5
James Butler and Helmut Dette, Wasserkuppe Museum, October, page 3
Myers, Peter
Sailplane Designers: Please Protect Us from Lightning Strikes (Letters) [Safety; Aerodynamics\Design; Construction and How-To], August, page 3
Needham, Steve
Uncommon Men: A gallery of Standard Faces [Illustrations\Photography], November, page 43
No subject
Lloyd Hoover, Save El Mirage, January, page 2
Kevin Renshaw, More on the Selling Price of Homebuilts, February, page 4
Hal Porter, More on the Selling Price of Homebuilts, February, page 4
Ernest Miner, More on the Selling Price of Homebuilts, February, page 4
Stan Hall, Design/Homebuilding Forum at Seattle, Homebuilders' Hall, February, page 38
Val Brain, Leeching, March, page 4
Bob Semans, Leeching, March, page 4
Steve Du Pont, Leeching, March, page 4
John Dezzutti, Washington Update, March, page 9
Tasso's Tale, as Told by Tasso Proppe, March, page 30
Derek Piggott, Teaching "lookout," Teaching Soaring, March, page 44
H. Gunter Helwig, RP-1 Critique (response to letter), April, page 5
Hal Lawrence, Circumstates Adventure, April, page 6
Frank Conner, Dive and Zoom Okay Sometimes?, April, page 7
Lloyd Bungey, Dive and Zoom Okay Sometimes?, April, page 7
Eric Greenwell, Measuring Total Energy Probes Easily, Maintenance and Projects, April, page 42
Gren Seibels, Famous Last Words: "If I can Buy It, I Can Fly It," Safety Corner, April, page 44
Nels Shapter, Sailplane Certification Update, May, page 5
Doris Grove, Doris Grove - First Woman to Soar 1000 Kilometers, May, page 8
John McMasters, Advanced concepts in variable geometry Sailplanes, Part II, May, page 12
Bill Carlson and Jay Solmonson, So you want to build a sailplane?, May, page 32
Bob Smith, Homebuilders Workshop Report, Homebuilder News, May, page 39
W.E. May, For Lower Costs - Organize a Syndicate, June, page 2
Richard Johnson, Bugs and Polars, June, page 3
Christopher O'Callaghan, Using the BSM in Real Life, June, page 3
Keith Willis, Recycled Cirrus, June, page 3
Phil Petmecky, Blanik Elevator Cable Hang-Up, June, page 3
Pem Drinker, Thermal Generator Progress Report, June, page 4
Steve Du Pont, More on Calibrating Total Energy Probes, June, page 4
Ray Williams, Touring Down Under, June, page 5
Larry Haig, The Eaglet - Self-Launched or Not? (reply to letter from E. Lammon), June, page 5
Richard Miller, Access Ratio, July, page 2
Bill Ivans, Change the Rules: No Help on Badge or Record Flights (response to ltr from Vakkur, G.), July, page 3
Karl Striedieck, Change the Rules: No Help on Badge or Record Flights (response to letter from G. Vakkur), July, page 3
George Vaakur, Change the Rules: No Help on Badge or Record Flights, July, page 3
Jim Maupin, A Letter to the Would-Be Sailplane Designer, July, page 4
Bill Farrow, Vario Lag as an Aid to Centering, July, page 4
Richard Miller, Simple Innovations for Improved Wing Efficiency, July, page 5
Vic Saudek, in Memoriam - Raymon Parker, July, page 37
R. Commentary and Translation, Scott, J. Horten, Flying Wing Pilot Position and Design Options, August, page 22
The day the mountain blew its top Sager, J., August, page 32
John Sager, The Day the Mountain Blew Its Top, August, page 32
Peter Winterble, Pride Goeth Before Sink, Ask for Help, September, page 3
Don Davis, On Staying Up, September, page 3
Al Santilli, Chosen for NSM Soaring Hall of Fame, 1980, Random Gusts, September, page 5
Sterling Starr, Chosen for NSM Soaring Hall of Fame, 1980, Random Gusts, September, page 5
Richard Benbough, Soaring From a Controlled Airport, September, page 26
Stephen Bollenbacher, The Leech Gun, October, page 2
Bill Baker, Skylark Field After the Deluge, October, page 4
Douglas Bailey, Used Sailplane Prices Updated, October, page 5
Wayne Woodmansee, Photo Mt. St. Helens, Mama Mia!, October, page 7
Dale Thompson, Those who have imagination without learning have wings but no feet McMasters, J., October, page 32
Dick Schreder, A Reply to "Separation in Metal-Skin/ Foam-Rib Bonding," Homebuilders" Hall, October, page 42
Patricia Valdata, The Women's Soaring Seminar, November, page 2
Jim Foreman, 47th US National Open Class Soaring Championships, November, page 20
William Bank, Remembering to Lower the Gear - The French Method, December, page 3
Jose-Luis Offate, Canopy Scale for Holding Tow Position, December, page 3
People^Ben Greene, Selected for 1981 US International Team, December, page 7
James Butler, The 15th National 1-26 Championships, December, page 18
Fifteenth National 1-26 Championships Butler, J., December, page 18
Bruce McGhie, Flying a Sailplane with Hands-Only Controls, December, page 21
A Visit to Kirkheim, Schlattstal and Göppingen Simons, M., December, page 28
Ernie Schweizer, Soaring Sculpture, December, page 33
Al Leffler, Winner, 1980 Region 12 Open Class, December, page 41
Jim Indrebo, Winner, 1980 Region 12 15-Meter Class, December, page 41
Ted Clausing, Winner, 1980 Region 7 Open Class, December, page 41
Walt Rogers, Winner, 1980 Region 12 Standard Class, December, page 41
O'Callaghan, Christopher
Using the BSM in Real Life (Letters), June, page 3
Obituaries
Steve Tatman, Klaus Hill, in Memoriam, January, page 15
Walter Briggs, Simon Gilad, in Memoriam, March, page 40
Edward J. Reeves, Wallace Richard, in Memoriam, March, page 41
Sandor Aldott, Alvin Parker, in Memoriam, May, page 37
Rolf Bahrenburg, Kurt Reupke in Memoriam, May, page 38
Victor M. Saudek, in Memoriam Raymon Parker, July, page 37
Dale May, Harald Wermuth Jensen, in Memoriam, August, page 17
Gren Seibels, Joe Giltner, in Memoriam, September, page 15
Edward Williams, in Memoriam - Joseph Bearden, October, page 11
Andrew Gordon, In Memoriam - Julian Martin, October, page 12
Mahlon Weir, in Memoriam, November, page 10
Erik Lapparent, The Death of Charles Fauvel, February, page 2
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
Organizations
Judy Lincoln, The Airspace Grab: An AIAA Indictment, March, page 8
B. Buck, The CIVV Report, June, page 10
Paintings
Paul Rendel, Mountain Fantasy, April, page 13
Parcell, Gil (a.k.a. G. Parcell)
Troubled by Wind? [Safety; Illustrations\Cartoons], December, page 42
People
H. Fischer, Region Eleven Contest, 1980, September, page 13
Red Dog Wright, Region Ten Contest, 1980, November, pages 13-14
John Sager, Winner, 1980 Region Eight Contest Sports Class, September, page 16
NSM News ( National Landmark Program and Hall of Fame Inductees ), November, page 7
Edward Williams, in Memoriam - Joseph Bearden, October, page 11
Charles Dewald, 1980 Region Four Contest, August, page 9
Brian Utley, Executive Director Forrest Blossom Resigns, May, page 6
Gren Seibels, Region Five North Contest, July, page 35
H. Fischer, Region Eleven Contest, 1980, September, page 13
Robert Grey, Winner, Region 5 South Open Class, 1980, November, page 11
Jim Foreman, Winner, US National Open Class, 1980, November, page 36
Selected for 1981 US International Team, December, page 7
H. Gunter Helwig, CAPGLIDE and the RP-1, February, page 22
Gren Seibels, Region Five North Contest, July, page 35
New 1-26 Association Officers, May, page 9
Michelle Silver, John Dezzutti Continues as Acting Executive Director, May, page 6
Winner, 1980 Region Seven Standard Class, December, page 41
Archer Martin, National Soaring Museum Liam English resigns NSM Post, January, page 10
Erik Lapparent, The Death of Charles Fauvel, February, page 2
John Sager, Winner Region Eight Contest 15-Meter Class, September, page 16
John Sager, Winner, 1980 Region Eight Contest Standard Class, September, page 16
New 1-26 Association Officers, May, page 9
Allan MacNicol, Region One Contest, 1980, September, page 8
Walter Briggs, Simon Gilad, in Memoriam, March, page 40
Gren Seibels, Joe Giltner, in Memoriam, September, page 15
Selected for 1981 US International Team, December, page 7
H. Fischer, Region Eleven Contest, 1980, September, page 13
Gren Seibels, Region Five North Contest, July, page 35
New 1-26 Association Officers, May, page 9
Michael Teter, 1979 Lincoln Award Presented to Bob Grey, November, page 9
Red Dog Wright, Region Ten Contest, 1980, November, pages 13-14
Michelle Silver, Dateline: China, September, page 32
H. Fischer, Region Eleven Contest, 1980, September, page 13
D. Slotten, Appointed Chairman Safety Committee, Flight Training and Safety Board News, May, page 40
Allan MacNicol, Region One Contest, 1980, September, page 8
John Dezzutti, SSA Director Results, January, page 7
Steve Tatman, Klaus Hill, in Memoriam, January, page 15
Al Backstrom, Horten X, Midget and Submidget Sailplanes, June, page 16
Dale May, Harald Wermuth Jensen, in Memoriam, August, page 17
MacCready Awarded Collier Trophy, May, page 9
Paul MacCready, Jr., First Man-Carrying Solar-Powered Flight, July, page 6
Random Gusts, SSA in Action Develops Solar Challenger, October, page 11
John Dezzutti, SSA Director Results, January, page 7
New 1-26 Association Officers, May, page 9
Judy Lincoln, Region Nine Contest, 1980, September, page 11
C. Brairton, Region Two Contest, 1980, September, page 9
Andrew Gordon, In Memoriam - Julian Martin, October, page 12
Al Backstrom, Horten X, Midget and Submidget Sailplanes, June, page 16
Winner, 1980 Region Seven 15-Meter Class, December, page 41
James Butler, Winner, 1980 National 1-26 Championships, December, page 20
J. Butter, Winner, Region 6 Contest Open Class, 1980, December, page 16
James Butler, Winner, 1980 Region 6 Contest 15-Meter Class, December, page 16
Robert Grey, Winner, Region 5 South Standard Class, 1980, November, page 11
Wolfgang and Sharon Obst, Fantasy Haven Gliderport/Soaring for TV, July, page 16
Allan MacNicol, Region One Contest, 1980, September, page 8
Judy Lincoln, Region Nine Contest, 1980, September, page 11
Sandor Aldott, Alvin Parker, in Memoriam, May, page 37
Victor M. Saudek, in Memoriam Raymon Parker, July, page 37
Michelle Silver, A Visit With Derek Piggott, Teaching Soaring, May, page 47
Rolf Bahrenburg, Kurt Reupke in Memoriam, May, page 38
Red Dog Wright, Region Ten Contest, 1980, November, pages 13-14
NSM News ( National Landmark Program and Hall of Fame Inductees ), November, page 7
John Dezzutti, SSA Director Results, January, page 7
Jan Scott, The 1980 International Vintage Glider Rally, December, page 15
John Dezzutti, SSA Director Results, January, page 7
John Dezzutti, SSA Director Results, January, page 7
Bernald Smith, The Most Consistent Competitive Soaring Ever Witnessed, March, page 5
Stan Smith's Exceptional Service Award, July, page 4
James Butler, Winner, 1980 Region 6 Contest Motorglider Class, December, page 16
Robert Jain, Robert Stanley's Nomad, Looking Backward, March, page 39
NSM News ( National Landmark Program and Hall of Fame Inductees ), November, page 7
Selected for 1981 US International Team, December, page 7
T. Li and J. Doherty, 11th US National Standard Class Soaring Championships, November, page 36
Erica Scurr, 5th National 15-Meter Class Soaring Championships, October, page 14
John Dezzutti, SSA Director Results, January, page 7
Frank Sentyrz, Winner, 1980 Western Region Sports Class Contest, December, page 40
C. Brairton, Region Two Contest, 1980, September, page 9
Mahlon Weir, in Memoriam, November, page 10
Edward J. Reeves, Wallace Richard, in Memoriam, March, page 41
John Dezzutti, SSA Director Results, January, page 7
Judy Lincoln, Region Nine Contest, 1980, September, page 11
Robert Grey, Winner, Region 5 South 15-Meter Class, 1980, November, page 11
John Dezzutti, SSA Director Results, January, page 7
Performance
J.A. Caubet, Improving the Mosquito, January, page 3
S. Hall, A Design Critique of Woodstock I, January, page 18
Bugs and Polars, June, page 3
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the LS-3/17, June, page 16
Victor M. Saudek, Access Ratio, July, page 2
Jerry Gibbs, The Golden Glider, July, page 30
Mike Borgelt, Polar Polemics, August, page 2
Jerry Gibbs, The Golden Years of the Golden Glider (Part II), December, page 36
Jerry Gibbs, The Golden Years of the Golden Glider, December, page 37
Richard H. Johnson, Performance^Improvements Through Airfoil Shape Correction, Part I, March, page 23
Charles Kerestesi, How I Designed and Built the MG-1, April, page 22
William Hill, Zuni - the American Challenger, February, page 18
Bob Petersen, L'Aiglon, the American Eaglet, March, page 14
George Moffat, Contest Report on Two Sailplanes (Mini-Nimbus C and the Jantar 2B), Soaring to Win, April, page 39
George Moffat, Monerai Update, February, page 13
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
Philosophy of Soaring
Robert Taylor, No Fences Facin', January, page 30
Physiology
Brooks Dodge, Near Fatal, August, pages 44,23,10,28,8
Jon Mead, Chemical Hazards for Homebuilders and Owners, March, page 6
Needed: Hands-Only Flight Controls, July, page 5
Bruce McGhie, Flying A Sailplane with Hands-Only Controls, December, page 24
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
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
Safety
Doug Adcox, An HP-14's Benign Spiral, January, page 2
Towrope Safety, January, page 4
John Dezzutti, Accident Summary, January, page 10
Ray Cipriano, How Not to Fly a Wave, January, page 42
Symposium Proceedings Part II Issued, Optimal Flight Technique, February, page 8
Eric Williamson, Narrow Miss at Narromine, February, page 28
S. Hall, A Suspect U-Joint in the HP-18?, February, page 38
Tom Cooper, Zoom?, February, page 43
Dive and Zoom Okay Sometimes?, April, page 7
Arthur Schubert, Lark Rudder Pedal Hang-Up Hazard, April, page 7
G. Seibels, Famous Last Words: If I Can Buy It, I Can Fly It!, April, page 14
Lift Alongside of Clouds, May, page 4
Gren Seibels, The Born-Again Loser, May, page 22
William Price, Centering in Thermals - Modeling the Process, May, page 26
Dick Conwell, Good Housekeeping, May, page 44
Blanik Elevator Cable Hang-Up, June, page 3
Using the BSM in Real Life, June, page 3
Larry Johnston, Approaching the Landing Pattern, June, page 42
Richard McIver, Canopy Scale for Determining Glide Slope, July, page 3
Vario Lag as an Aid to Centering, July, page 4
Joe Baer, Salto Builder's A.D., July, page 5
Towplane Safety Note, July, page 8
Stan Hall, Separation in Metal-Skin/Foam-Rib Bonding, July, page 40
Steve du Pont, A Summary of NTSB-Reported 1978 Glider Accidents, July, page 44
Derek Piggott, Teaching Soaring Can't Stay Up?, July, page 47
Peter Myers, Sailplane Designers: Please Protect Us from Lightning Strikes, August, page 3
Mike Koerner, X-C Wave Soaring Checklist, Clouds, August, page 18
Brooks Dodge, Near Fatal, August, pages 44,23,10,28,8
On Staying Up, September, page 3
Richard Benbough, Soaring From a Controlled Airport, September, page 26
Don Davis, The 50¢ Launch, September, page 36
Michelle Silver, Think Winch, September, page 44
Dick Conwell, A Whistle for the Macho Lever, September, page 46
Airworthiness Directives Blanik L-13, October, page 8
Robert Gaines, ed., Out of Control at Low Altitude, October, page 46
Manufacturer's Airworthiness Directives Libelle Manufacturer's A.D, November, page 9
Michelle Silver, Know the Territory, November, page 44
Michelle Silver, Equal Time for Aerotow, November, page 44
Remembering to Lower the Gear - the French Method, December, page 3
Canopy Scale for Holding Tow Position, December, page 3
Possible LS-1C Safety Hazard, December, page 14
Bruce McGhie, Flying A Sailplane with Hands-Only Controls, December, page 24
Troubled by Wind? Cartoon, Parcell, G., December, page 42
Gil Parcell, Troubled by Wind?, December, page 42
Steve Powell, Stretch the Glide, December, page 42
Malcolm Abzug, Turnpoint Maneuvers, October, page 22
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
Sailplanes
Wolfgang Obst, 1-35/Jantar, September, cover
Self-launched American Eaglet, Homebuilder News, March, page 12
Bob Petersen, L'Aiglon, the American Eaglet, March, page 14
Blanik Elevator Cable Hang-Up, June, page 3
Airworthiness Directives Blanik L-13, October, page 8
Paul Rendel, Mountain Fantasy, April, page 13
S. Hall, in Search of Vector 1, September, page 20
The Extremely Easy, a "Pre-Preliminary" Design Study, December, page 13
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the DG-200, July, page 2
DG-202 Refinements, Random Gusts, September, page 6
Al Backstrom, Horten X, Midget and Submidget Sailplanes, June, page 16
Doug Adcox, An HP-14's Benign Spiral, January, page 2
S. Hall, A Suspect U-Joint in the HP-18?, February, page 38
S. Hall, HP-18, Manufacturer's Airworthiness Directive, February, page 39
Wolfgang Obst, Jantar/SSA Emblems, July, cover
Wolfgang Obst, 1-35/Jantar, September, cover
George Moffat, Contest Report on Two Sailplanes, Soaring to Win, April, page 39
Sandor Aldott, Kestrel, April, cover
Lark Rudder Pedal Hang-Up Hazard, April, page 7
Hal Lawrence, Motorgliders Circumstates Adventure, April, page 16
Bert Small, Central Ontario Soaring Association, Libelle, March, cover
Manufacturer's Airworthiness Directives Libelle Manufacturer's A.D, November, page 9
Possible LS-1C Safety Hazard, December, page 14
George Moffat, Contest Report on Two Sailplanes, Soaring to Win, April, page 39
D.L. Gibo, Monarch Paper Available on Request, February, page 5
George Moffat, Monerai Update, February, page 13
George Moffat, Kit Building; the Good News and the Bad News, November, page 3
Phillip Morris, Improving the Mosquito, January, page 3
J.A. Caubet, Improving the Mosquito, January, page 3
Mike Borgelt, Polar Polemics, August, page 2
New Standard Class PIK Announced, January, page 15
Richard H. Johnson, Performance^Improvements Through Airfoil Shape Correction, Part I, March, page 23
J.V. Marcu, PIK-20, October, cover
I. Strachan, PIK-20E in Competition, Soaring Without Tears, November, page 35
Dita Aldott, LS-1C, August, cover
R. Johnson, Flight Tests - LS-3, LS-3A, LS-3/17 (reply to Letter from W. Lemke), May, page 3
Wolf Lemke, Flight Tests - LS-3, LS-3A, LS-3/17, May, page 3
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the LS-3/17, June, page 16
R. Johnson, A Flight test evaluation of the LS-3A, February, page 34
Martin Simons, A Visit to Kirkheim, Schlattstal, and Göppingen, December, page 28
David Aranda, Polar Polemics, August, page 2
Stan Hall, Separation in Metal-Skin/Foam-Rib Bonding, July, page 40
Stan Hall, Separation in Metal-Skin/Foam-Rib Bonding, Part II, August, page 37
Stan Hall and Richard Schreder, More on L'Affaire HP-18 Debonding/A Reply to "Separation in Metal-Skin/ Foam-Rib Bonding", Homebuilders' Hall, October, page 42
Geri Silveira, Motel 1-26, April, page 32
How We Earned My Diamond in a 1-26, October, page 2
James Butler, 15th National 1-26 Championships, December, page 18
John McMasters, Advanced Concepts in Variable Geometry Sailplanes, Part II, May, page 12
Sandor Aldott, Sisu, May, cover
Dale Thompson, The French Connection - Sealing the Gap, January, page 3
Sandor Aldott, Standard Cirrus, November, cover
S. Hall, in Search of Vector 1, September, page 20
Gerhard Rein, Centerfold Photo, December, page 29
George Uveges, Woodstock I, January, cover
S. Hall, A Design Critique of Woodstock I, January, page 18
Jim Foreman, Zuni, February, cover
William Hill, Zuni - the American Challenger, February, page 18
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
Sites
John Dezzutti, Palmer, Alaska, Keeping Airports Open to Sailplanes, January, page 12
Save El Mirage, January, page 2
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
Soaring Sculpture
James Butler, E. Schweizer, December, page 33
Soaring Society of America
D. Slotten, Appointed Chairman Safety Committee, Flight Training and Safety Board News, May, page 40
John Dezzutti, A Letter to the Membership, June, page 8
Jon Mead, A Call for Regional Organization, June, page 32
John Dezzutti, From the Executive Director, August, page 7
R. Guess, Vacation Derby Report, September, page 5
John Dezzutti, SSA Director Results, January, page 7
John Dezzutti, SSA Directors' Meeting - The Executive Director's Report, September, page 4
Michelle Silver, John Dezzutti Continues as Acting Executive Director, May, page 6
Brian Utley, Executive Director Forrest Blossom Resigns, May, page 6
John Dezzutti, John Dezzutti Appointed Executive Director, SSA Director's Meeting - the Executive Director's Report, September, page 4
John Dezzutti, Executive Director's Report, October, page 6
John Dezzutti, Executive Director's Report, November, page 6
John Dezzutti, Executive Director's Report, December, page 4
Brian Utley, The SSA President's Message, May, page 10
Brian Utley, The President's Message, December, page 4
John Dezzutti, The SSA Executive Director's Report, May, page 11
Soaring Magazine Revised Classified Ad Rates, From the Executive Director, August, page 7
January, page 7
February, page 6
March, page 8
April, page 10
May, page 6
June, page 8
July, page 6
August, page 6
October, page 6
December, page 4
SSA Office Staff Changes, April, page 10
Bob Storck, VSA News, August, page 9
Soaring without tears Strachan, I., November, page 33
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
Stamps
Michelle Silver, Soaring Cover Collection, February, page 16
Stamp Issued for Harris Hill Anniversary, March, page 8
S. Short, Soaring Mail, September, page 5
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
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
Techniques
Peter Williams, Leeching, March, page 4
Wayne Roberts, Leeching, March, page 4
"Leeching" (letters from: Brain, V., March, page 4
Tom Cooper, Flying the Sports Class, October, page 38
Ray Cipriano, How Not to Fly a Wave, January, page 42
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
Ultralights
Jay Solmonson, Mitchell Wing, Ultralight Fun, April, page 12
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
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
Vintage Aircraft
William Frank Kelsey, Looking Backward The Bowlus-Douglas XCG-7, January, page 13
Captain Ralph S. Barnaby, Pruefling, Cape Cod Cross-Country, Looking Backward, August, page 15
Midget Sailplanes: Light Winches for XC - Lo-100, October, page 3
2-22 Completed, Homebuilder News, October, page 10
Jan Scott, The 1980 International Vintage Glider Rally, December, page 15
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
Women
Doris Grove - First Woman to Soar 1000 Kilometers, May, page 8
Doris Grove, Yoder, C., see: My 1000 Kilometer Flight, June, page 16
M. Simons, Counterpoint: The Women's Perspective, October, page 26
Women's Soaring Seminar, November, page 2
Kathy Gause, Women's Soaring Seminar, December, page 8
Doris Grove, My 1000 Kilometer Flight, June, page 16
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
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
Zuni
Kevlar Zuni II, July, page 7


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