Soaring Magazine Index for 1981 organized by author

Soaring Magazine Index for 1981 organized by author

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

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

A

Allemann, Rudy (a.k.a. R. Allemann, R.T. Allemann)
For Tower Attention Say, Glider (Letters) [Safety; Techniques], May, page 4

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Barnaby, Capt. Ralph
Pruefling, How I was Launched by the Airship Los Angeles (Feature Articles) [People\Bonnie House; Techniques; History], February, page 34
Barritt, Marion (a.k.a. M. Barritt)
Directors-at-Large Elected (SSA in Action), September, page 5
Golden Anniversary Trophy Race (SSA in Action) [History; Awards], October, page 8
Golden Anniversary Eastern Safaris (SSA in Action) [Safaris], October, page 10
Golden Anniversary Western Safaris (SSA in Action) [Safaris], October, page 10
Technical Soaring (SSA in Action) [Literature\Journals], October, page 11
Behler, Capt. Robert F.
Soaring at a 2 to 1 L/D (Feature Articles) [Aircraft; Instruction\Self-launch], September, page 28
Benbough, Richard
Museum Seeks Replacements of Arson-Destroyed Soaring Mags (Letters) [Museums], April, page 4
Bigelow, David
Hawaii's First Diamond (Feature Articles) [FAI\Badges], August, page 30
Blankenship, Bobbi; with Bill Kantz and Steve Zimmermann
Soaring the Rockies' Great Divide (Feature Articles) [Sites; Flight Stories; Techniques], January, page 18
Boesch, Oscar
Photos for Filming the Silent Sky [Photographs], June, page 20
Brain, Val
Hoopla, Anyone? [Competitions; Homebuilding\Structures; Literature], May, page 25
Brickner, Cindy
State Record Month Drawing (SSA in Action) [Awards\Records and Record Flights], January, page 10
Buchanan, E.J.
The Competition Pilot vs His Aircraft (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics; Competitions; Sailplane Design\Aerodynamic Design], June, page 22
Buck, Robert
It's No Toy Lady! Buck, R. (Feature Articles) [Philosophy of Soaring; People\Ake Pettersson], February, page 39
Region 1 Contest, 1981 (SSA in Action) [People\Rick Sheppe: Winner Open Class; People\Mike Opitz: Winner; People\Roger Buchanan: Winner 15 Meter Class; Competitions\Regional], September, page 8
Bull, Gifford
What Have You Done to My Caproni? (Feature Articles) [Performance\Evaluations; Motorgliders\Caproni], December, page 14
Bundy, Francis P. (a.k.a. F.P. Bundy, Francis Bundy)
Soaring High and Wide in the Adirondacks and Berkshire (Feature Articles) [Sites; Flight Stories], May, page 18
Butler, James L.
Region 6 Contest, 1981 (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], November, page 10

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Caldwell, R.; with Stephen DuPont (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), T. Nelson, M. Piccagli and John Sinclair (a.k.a. J. Sinclair)
From the Readers [Construction & How-To\Maintenance and Projects], October, page 54
Campbell, Laura
"Go Fly a Sailplane: An Introduction to Soaring", by Linda and Ray Morrow (SSA in Action) [Literature\Book Reviews], August, page 14
Carmichael, Bruce H. (a.k.a. Bruce Carmichael, B.H. Carmichael, B. Carmichael)
Rhöngeist II, The Volkssegler - Carmichael's Engineering Study (SSA in Action) [Aerodynamics; Homebuilding; Sailplane Design; Aircraft], February, page 16
"Profilpolaren für den Modellflug" by Dr. Dieter Althaus (SSA in Action) [Literature\Book Reviews], May, page 12
"Stuttgarter Profilkatalog 1" by Dr. Dieter Althaus and Dr. Fanz Xaver (SSA in Action) [Literature\Book Reviews], May, page 12
Caubet, Jose
Region 11 Contest, 1981 (SSA in Action) [People\Dale Bush: Winner 15-Meter Class; People\Oliver Dyer-Bennet: Winner Open Class; People\Walt Rogers: Winner Standard Class; Competitions\Regional], August, page 17
Christian, George
The 1982 Convention - Plan Now (SSA in Action) [Conferences, Conventions and Meetings], October, page 10
Reagan Nominates CAB Chairman (SSA in Action) [Civil Aeronautics Board], December, page 7
Coker, Paul, Jr.
Hoopla, Anyone? [Illustration\Cartoons], May, page 30
Coleson, Eric
Flight Training, Soaring, and Safety (Feature Articles) [Instruction; Safety; Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], May, page 24

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De Almeida, D'Agberto
Quero-Quero, Brazil's 1-26 ltrs [Sailplanes\Quero-Quero; International\Brazil], December, page 3
Deihl, Carol
Region 10 Contest, 1981 (SSA in Action) [People\Dick Mockler: Winner, 15-Meter Class; People\Richard H. Johnson: Winner, Open Class; People\Ken Jacobs: Winner, Standard Class; Competitions\Regional], November, page 12
Monarch Flying Wing by Jim Marske (Covers) [Sailplanes\Monarch], December, cover
Dezzutti, John (a.k.a. J. Dezzutti)
SSA Director Election Winners (Executive Director's Report|SSA in Action) [People\Sam Francis: Elected Region 1 Director; People\Bernald Smith: Elected Region 11 Director; People\William Ivans: Elected Region 12 Director; People\Joe Bennis: Elected Region 2 Director; People\Richard Schreder: Elected Region 6 Director; People\Richard Hall: Elected Region 9 Director; Soaring Society of America\Directors], January, page 5
Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Reports], February, page 6
Flight Instructor Revalidation Clinic, Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Reports; Instruction], March, page 5
Homebuilders Association, Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Homebuilding; Organizations], March, page 5
Joint Airworthiness Regulations Adopted, Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration; Certification; Federal Aviation Administration\Aircraft], March, page 5
Board of Directors Meeting, Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], March, page 6
Joint Airworthiness Regulations, Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Reports; Federal Aviation Administration; Certification\Aircraft], April, page 8
Sectional Chart Changes, Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration], April, page 9
Jon Mead Appointed Director-at-Large (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], May, page 7
Licensing Experimental Sailplanes (SSA in Action) [Certification\Aircraft], May, page 7
Sweepstakes Grand Prize drawing won by Ann Nielsen: SSA in Action (Executive Director's Report) [Soaring Society of America], June, page 8
Hall of Fame inductees announced. Vic Saudek and Karl Striedieck (Executive Director's Report|SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Reports; Awards\SSA Awards], July, page 8
Motorglider Study (Executive Director's Report|SSA in Action) [Aircraft\Motorgliders], July, page 8
The FAA and the SSA (Executive Director's Report|SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration], July, page 8
Elected to Soaring Halt of Fame, Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [People\Karl Striedieck], July, page 9
A Black Day in May (Executive Director's Report|SSA in Action) [Safety; Insurance], July, page 10
ELT's and Towplanes (Executive Director's Report|SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration], August, page 9
Academy of Model Aeronautics Award Approved (SSA in Action) [Awards], September, page 5
Board of Directors'Meeting, Executive Director's Report, SSA in Action [Soaring Society of America\Directors], September, page 5
Convention Guidelines, Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Organizations], September, page 5
Directors-at-Large Elected (Executive Director's Report|SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], September, page 5
Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Reports], September, page 5
Hammond Heads Flight Training and Safety Board, Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Safety; Instruction; Soaring Society of America\Directors], September, page 5
ICAO-VFR Rules, Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Organizations], September, page 5
New Officers Elected, Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Officers], September, page 5
Sailplane Homebuilder Association Activities (SSA in Action) [Organizations], September, page 5
Utley Resigns as Regional Director, Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [People\Brian Utley], September, page 5
Utley Resigns as Regional Director, Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], September, page 5
Directors Election, Executive Director's Report, SSA in Action [Soaring Society of America\Directors], October, page 5
FAA Proposes Controls on Hang Gliders and Ultralights (Executive Director's Report|SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Reports; Federal Aviation Administration], October, page 5
Oops, Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [People\A.C. Williams; Soaring Society of America\Officers], October, page 8
Commemorative Postal Stationery to be issued (Executive Director's Report|SSA in Action) [Stamps], December, page 6
Special Directors Election (Executive Director's Report|SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Reports; Soaring Society of America\Directors], December, page 6
A California Yankee in the BGA's Court (Feature Articles) [Sites; Instruction; Aircraft\Motorgliders], December, page 18
Divelbiss, Richard
The 48th US National Open Class Championships (Feature Articles) [Richard H. Johnson: Winner; Competitions\National], September, page 16
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)
More on Gear Reminders (Letters), March, page 3
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); with T. Nelson, M. Piccagli, R. Caldwell and John Sinclair (a.k.a. J. Sinclair)
From the Readers [Construction & How-To\Maintenance and Projects], October, page 54
Durbin, Trish
They Also Serve Who Only Stand and Wait [People\George E. Tabery; Crewing], August, page 38

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Eberhard, Erich
Rx for Gear-Up Landings: A Swiss Bell-Ringer, Maybe? (Letters) [Safety; Techniques], January, page 2
Eiker, Ken
in Memoriam - Al Cronig (SSA in Action) [Obituaries; People\Al Cronig], November, page 13
Eisenhart, John
Soaring at the US Air Force Academy (Feature Articles) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Instruction], June, page 38
Elgin, Joseph
Soaring the Smokies (Feature Articles) [Sites\Chilhowee Gliderport], April, page 30

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Faber, Stuart
The Design Contest: Buildability vs Cost (Letters) [Sailplanes\Design], July, page 6
Fernandez, Luis
Filming the "Silent Sky", Adapted from Free Flight (Feature Articles) [Photographs], June, page 20
Region 4 Contest, 1981 (SSA in Action) [People\John Seymour: Winner 15-Meter Class; People\Al Blackburn: Winner Standard Class; Competitions\Regional], September, page 12
Fitch, Bob
The Blue Fly (Feature Articles) [Homebuilding; Records and Record Flights; Flight Stories; Techniques; Sailplanes\HP-18], July, page 36
Floden, Britt
Just Think of the Possibilities (Feature Articles) [People\John Joss; Philosophy of Soaring], February, page 40
Foreman, Jim (a.k.a. J. Foreman)
Kolstad Award Winners (SSA in Action) [Awards\Kolstad; People\Alice Goodlette; People\John Mills], September, page 7
Region 9 East Contest, 1981 (SSA in Action) [People\David G. Jr. Jones: Winner Open Class; People\Einar Enevoldson: Winner Standard Class; People\William Hill: Winner 15 Meter Class; Competitions\Regional], September, page 14
The Moni, Homebuilder News (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Moni], October, page 12
Golden Anniversary Readers' Choice (SSA in Action) [History], November, page 7
The 16th National 1-26 Championships (Feature Articles) [People\Dave Mockler: Winner; Competitions\1-26; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], November, page 14
Forsythe, Don
They Also Serve Mho Only Stand and Wait [Illustration\Cartoons], August, page 38
Frappier, Ed
in Memoriam - Richard Farley (SSA in Action) [Obituaries; People\Richard Farley], November, page 13
Frimannson, Hoskuldur
Soaring in the Midnight Sun (Letters) [International\Iceland], November, page 2

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Gaines, R., ed.
High Altitude Hazards (Safety Corner) [Physiology\Medical; Safety; Techniques], February, page 47
Gibo, David L.
Monarch Watchers Sought (Letters) [Birds], September, page 3
Gillman, Ron
Don't Tug the Tail (Safety Corner) [Sailplane Accessories; Safety\Safety Corner], April, page 42
Gordon, Andy
Safety Through Proficiency (Accent on Clubs) [Safety], September, page 47
Greene, Jack
A Homebuilder's Introduction to Composite Technology, May, page 25
A Homebuilder's Introduction to Composite Technology (Feature Articles) [Homebuilding; Construction & How-To\Materials], May, page 34
"Junk Machines" and Soaring Advertising (Letters) [Aircraft\Ultralights or Self Launched], November, page 3
Greenwald, Mike
Huit Jours D'Anger (Feature Articles) [People\Dave Hughes; Competitions\International\France], February, page 30
Soaring in the Midnight Sun (Letters) [International\Iceland], November, page 2
Greenwell, Eric (a.k.a. E. Greenwell)
Modest Proposals (Letters) [Competitions], August, page 3
Grey, Robert (a.k.a. Bob Grey, B. Grey)
Grob Opens US Facility (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Grob], May, page 12
Region Five South Contest, 1981 (SSA in Action) [People\John Byrd: Winner, 15-Meter Class; People\Stephen Bowen: Winner Standard Class; Competitions\Regional], November, page 8

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Haig, Larry
Minibat (Homebuilder News|SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Design], February, page 12
The Minibat (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Minibat; Aircraft; Homebuilding\Flying Wing], March, page 36
Hall, Bernt
A Thank You and Invitation from Sweden, (Letters) [International\Sweden], December, page 2
Hall, Stanley A. (a.k.a. Stan A. Hall, Stan Hall, S. Hall, S.A. Hall)
Structural Proof Testing (Feature Articles) [Homebuilding; Sailplane Accessories; Performance\Evaluations\Structures; Equipment\Radio/Instrument - Electrical Installation,], September, page 34
In Memoriam - Sherb Klein (SSA in Action) [People\Sherburne W. Klein], October, page 11
Hammond, E. Gene (a.k.a. Gene Hammond)
1981 Barnaby Lecture (SSA in Action) [People\Capt. Ralph Barnaby], December, page 8
Hanlë, Ursula
Hanlë Hands-Only Controls (Letters) [Physiology\Medical], April, page 4
Hermanspann, Fred
Use of Aluminum/Graphite Structures (Letters) [Construction & How-To\Materials], April, page 2
Herold, Carl
New Officers Elected (SSA in Action), September, page 5
Hopkins, Steve
in Memoriam - Dick Cofrin (SSA in Action) [Obituaries; People\Dick Cofrin], August, page 19
Horten, Reimar (a.k.a. R. Horten)
Lift Distribution on Flying Wing Aircraft (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics; Aircraft\Aerodynamic Design; Flying Wing], June, page 40
Horvath, Lazlo (a.k.a. Laslo "Les" Horvath, Les Horvath, L. Horvath, Laszlo Horvath)
Jantar 2 [Illustration\Centerspread; Sailplanes\Jantar], January, page 28
House, Bonnie
Getting a crew in a hurry (Accent on Clubs) [Crewing], January, page 44
Howard, Hope
CFIG Requirements (Letters), July, page 3
Hughes, David R. (a.k.a. David Hughes, Dave Hughes)
Soaring Coast-to-Coast Nonstop (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Blanik; International\Panama; Flight Stories], September, page 22

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Jacobs, Douglas
Initiation Rites (Feature Articles) [People\E.J. (Jim) Indrebo; Safety; Competitions; Techniques], July, page 40
Jacoby, Ned
Sailplanes and Motorgliders at the Paris Air Show (Feature Articles) [Conferences, Conventions and Meetings\Motorgliders], September, page 30
Contest start line at Minden, NV (Covers) [Sites], October, cover
Jiri, Valny
Vivat, a Motor Blanik (Letters) [Motorgliders\Vivat], July, page 3
Johnson, Howard
in Memoriam (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], August, page 19
Johnson, Richard H. (a.k.a. Dick Johnson, Richard Johnson, R.H. Johnson, R. Johnson)
Internationals - The Post-war Years, 1981 World Gliding Championships Report (SSA in Action) [History; Competitions\World], February, page 6
A Flight Test Evaluation of the Slingsby Vega (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], February, page 24
Dangers of Ground Launching Modern Sailplanes (Safety Corner) [Aircraft; Techniques; Safety\Launching; Safety Corner], May, page 42
Performance Improvement Through Airfoil Shape Correction (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics; Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Nimbus 2; Performance\Evaluations], July, page 33
A Flight Test Evaluation of the Ventus A (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Ventus A; Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], December, page 34
Jones, Albert
Safety Questions (Letters), March, page 3
Joss, John
"In Search of World Records," by George Worthington (SSA in Action) [Literature\Book Reviews], January, page 12
The 6th US National 15-Meter Championships [People\Klaus Holighaus: Winner; People\Ray Gimmey: Winner; Competitions\National], October, page 38
The Big Day, The 6th US National 15-Meter Championships [Records and Record Flights], October, page 41
"Is the AS-W 20 for Everyone?" (with apologies to George Worthington), The 6th US National 15-Meter Championships [Sailplanes\Schleicher\ASW 20], October, page 45
Tiedowns vs the Tornado, (Letters), December, page 3

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Kantz, Bill
Oxygen - Boom (Safety Corner) [Sailplane Accessories; Safety\Safety Corner], September, page 48
Kantz, Bill; with Bobbi Blankenship and Steve Zimmermann
Soaring the Rockies' Great Divide (Feature Articles) [Sites; Flight Stories; Techniques], January, page 18
Kantz, Bill; with H. Miltner
Katie and I (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Ka-6], July, page 26
Kelsey, William Frank (a.k.a. Wm. Frank Kelsey, Frank Kelsey, F. Kelsey)
Southern California Soaring Contest circa 1930 (SSA in Action) [Historical\Looking Backward], February, page 17
Soaring Sites of 40 years ago (Looking Backward|SSA in Action) [History], April, page 17
Looking Back Forty Years Plus (SSA in Action) [Historical\Looking Backward], August, page 14
Kendall, Somers
in Memoriam - Jim Rhine (SSA in Action) [People\Jim Rhine; Obituaries], May, page 17
Kirkbride, Larry
Parachute Maintenance and Safety [Parachutes; Construction & How-To\Maintenance and Projects], April, page 41
Klein, Elena
To Sherb, in Memoriam [Obituaries; Literature\Poetry; People\Sherburne W. Klein], October, page 11
Knauff, Thomas (a.k.a. Tom Knauff, T. Knauff)
Release from Aerotow (Safety Corner) [Launching\Aerotow; Instruction; Safety\Towing; Safety Corner], April, page 43
The Weak Link in Pilot Training (Letters) [Instruction], August, page 6
Kolstad, Mid
SSA to Run Kolstad Memorial Scholarship (SSA in Action) [Awards\Kolstad; Soaring Society of America], May, page 11
Kovacs, Joseph
A Warning Missed (Letters) [Sailplanes\Blanik; Safety], April, page 4

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Lambie, Jack
in Search of the Condor, crossing the Andes (Feature Articles) [Birds; People\E.J. (Jim) Indrebo; Travel; Aircraft; Flight Stories\Motorgliders], March, page 16
Lamont, Douglas
The Labor Day Sailplane Homebuilders Workshop (Feature Articles) [Homebuilding], November, page 32
Lamson, Bob
Alcor Update (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Design\Experimental], February, page 9
Langworthy, E.V.
Directors-at-Large Elected (SSA in Action), September, page 5
Lincoln, Jim
A Budogram (Letters) [Sailplane Accessories], March, page 3
Lindsay, Charles V. (a.k.a. Charles Lindsay, C.V. Lindsay)
The Need for a Local Sounding at Your Soaring Site (Feature Articles) [People\John F. Muxworthy; Meteorology; Competitions; Techniques], July, page 21
Linke, Hannes
Goodies at the Field, photos from the 17th World Gliding Championships [Instrumentation], October, page 30
AS-W 22 first flight reported (Overseas News Briefs) [Sailplanes\Schleicher\ASW 22; People\Gerhard Waibel], December, page 11
Lippincott, David
Blanik Canopy Emergency Release (Letters) [Safety], March, page 2
Lovejoy, Bob
Pod-and-Boom design sketches [Sailplane Design], February, page 15
Lowe, John
Cover photo (Covers) [Sailplanes\Rolladen-Schneider\LS-3], April, cover
Winch Launch Briefing (Letters), August, page 3

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MacCready, Paul, Jr.
Challenger: Solar Power Self-Launch (SSA in Action) [Aircraft\Experimental], January, page 15
Solar Challenger News (SSA in Action) [Aircraft\Experimental], March, page 9
"The Gossamer Condor and Albatross: A Case Study in Aircraft Design" by J.D. Burke (SSA in Action) [Literature\Book Reviews], May, page 12
A Paris-to-London Solar-Power Race? (SSA in Action), July, page 14
MacIntyre, Ross
New Zealand Championships (SSA in Action) [Competitions\International], May, page 10
MacNicol, Allan
How About a Winch Newsletter? (Letters), November, page 4
Malpas, William (a.k.a. Bill Malpas)
Come Race Around Europe! An Invitation to the 4th Transeuropean (Letters) [Competitions\International], April, page 2
Marske, Jim
Horten Flying Wing Aerodynamics (Letters), July, page 4
The Monarch (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Marske Monarch\Flying Wing], December, page 22
Martin, Pat
The Positive Control Check (Safety Corner) [Safety; Techniques], March, page 49
Maupin, Jim
Sailplane Homebuilder Newsletter, Homebuilder News (SSA in Action) [Publications], June, page 16
McClain, Leonard
The Fafnir, painting [Sailplanes\Fafnir; Illustration], March, page 32
McGrath, Pat
An SSA Communications Network? (Letters) [Computers and the Internet], September, page 2
McMasters, John H. (a.k.a. J.H. McMasters, John McMasters, J. McMasters)
Technical Soaring published (SSA in Action) [Literature\Journals], January, page 11
Flying the Altostratus I, Soaring to Win in the 21st Century (Feature Articles) [Flight Stories; Competitions; Sailplanes\Design; Literature], February, page 18
Technical Soaring (SSA in Action) [Literature\Journals], November, page 8
Report on Sailplane Homebuilders Design Contest, Homebuilders News [Homebuilding], December, page 12
McMasters, Roy
"Glider Basics from First Flight to Solo," by Thomas Knauff (SSA in Action) [Literature\Book Reviews], January, page 14
Mead, Jonathan (Jon)
Hands-Only Soaring Developments (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Physiology\Medical], June, page 12
Directors-at-Large Elected (SSA in Action), September, page 5
Preliminary Schedule for East Coast Anniversary (SSA in Action) [History], December, page 8
Mecklenburg, Greg
Caveat Emptor (Check Out that Coyote) (Letters), April, page 7
Merrill, Barrant
Motorglider Ground-Handling Hazard (Letters) [Safety; Aircraft\Motorgliders], February, page 3
Millgard, Harald (a.k.a. H. Millgard)
Mr. Grob's Twin II (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Grob\Twin II], June, page 3
Millgard, Harald (a.k.a. H. Millgard); with Grenville J. Seibels, II and Jan Wennerstrom (a.k.a. J. Wennerstrom)
Mr. Grob's Twin II [Aerodynamics; People\Ernst Grob; Sailplanes\Grob\Twin II], June, page 32
Millgard, Harald (a.k.a. H. Millgard); with Jan Wennerstrom (a.k.a. J. Wennerstrom)
Seibels, G. [Guidance for Geriatric Glider Guiders], January, page 36
Miltner, H.; with Bill Kantz
Katie and I (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Ka-6], July, page 26
Mozer, Eric
Nimbus 3 [Photographs; Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Nimbus 3], October, page 14
The 17th World Gliding Championships (Feature Articles) [People\George Lee: Winner Open Class, Great Britain; People\Goran Ax:Winner 15-Meter Class, Sweden; People\Marc Schroeder: Winner, Standard Class, France; Competitions\World], October, page 14
Goodies at the Field, photos. The 17th World Gliding Championships [Sailplane Accessories; Instrumentation], October, page 30
Mullen, Wylie
Museum Seeks Replacements for Arson - Destroyed Soaring Mags (Letters) [Museums], April, page 4
A Solution for the Team Fund "Problem"? (Letters) [Competitions\World\US Team], December, page 5

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Nelson, T.; with Stephen DuPont (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), M. Piccagli, R. Caldwell and John Sinclair (a.k.a. J. Sinclair)
From the Readers [Construction & How-To\Maintenance and Projects], October, page 54

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Obst, Wolfgang
HP-18 and Duster (Covers) [Sailplanes\Duster; Sailplanes\Forty-Niner; Sailplanes\HP-18], August, cover
Ogend, John
X-C Course Deviation (Letters) [Flight Technique\Cross-Country], July, page 4
Olson, Jack (a.k.a. J. Olson)
Altostratus I painting (Covers) [Sailplanes\Altostratus I; Illustration], February, cover
Orchard, Ken
FCC Nixes License Transfers (SSA in Action) [Organizations], August, page 12
It Can Happen [Safety\Safety Corner], August, page 45

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Padios, Lenny
Getting to Know the Monerai (Letters) [Sailplanes\Monerai], May, page 3
Parcell, Gil (a.k.a. G. Parcell)
Cover-up! (Safety Corner) [Illustration\Cartoons], July, page 46
Park, Robert M. (a.k.a. Robert Park, Bob Park)
M. Simons [Sailplanes\Fafnir], March, page 99
Factors to Consider in Off-Field Landings [Safety; Techniques], May, page 23
The FAR's on Dual and Solo Flight Instruction (Letters), July, page 5
Pettersson, Ake
Stick Forward on Winch Launch? Not Necessarily (Letters) [Launching\Winch], December, page 5
Piccagli, M.; with Stephen DuPont (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), T. Nelson, R. Caldwell and John Sinclair (a.k.a. J. Sinclair)
From the Readers [Construction & How-To\Maintenance and Projects], October, page 54
Piggott, Derek (a.k.a. D. Piggott)
The Motorglider as A Trainer for Soaring Instruction [Instruction; Motorgliders\Moni; Soaring Society of America], April, page 24
Pohorille, Emil
The Fafnir's Roots (Letters) [Sailplanes\Fafnie], December, page 3
Powell, Steve
Stretch the Glide, Part II (Safety Corner) [Safety; Techniques], January, page 40
Ptacek, Steven
FRI Light Sailplane Under Way, (2nd FRI Newsletter) (SSA in Action) [Organizations; Publications], November, page 7
From France to England Aboard the Solar Challenger (Feature Articles) [People\Paul MacCready, Jr.; Flight Stories; Aircraft\Experimental], December, page 27

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Renshaw, Kevin
The Komet, Homebuilders News, December, page 13
Ressel, Gottfried
The G.R.3 Project (Feature Articles) [Homebuilding; Sailplanes\Design], July, page 24
Rezshe, Ren
Walter Hardie in Memoriam (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], June, page 14
Riddell, J.C.
Winch Launch Briefing (Letters), August, page 3
Robertson, Joe
Region 8 Contest, 1981 (SSA in Action) [People\Greg Thompson: Winner, Contest Sports Class Team; People\Rudy Allemann: Winner, 15-Meter Class; People\Paul Gibson: Winner Sports Class Team; People\Klaus Auerbach: Winner Standard Class; Competitions\Regional], September, page 12
Robinson, John
Motorgliders Offer Adjustable L/D (Letters) [Aircraft\Motorgliders], August, page 2
Rochelt, Gunter
A Paris-to-London Solar-Power Race? (SSA in Action), July, page 14
Solair I (SSA in Action) [Aircraft\Experimental], August, page 11
Rodenburg, Bill
Old Birds Never Die (Franklin PS-2) (Letters) [Sailplanes\Vintage\Franklin PS-2], November, page 4
Roemer, Peter
A Monerai Builder's First Flight Tips (Feature Articles) [Homebuilding; Instruction; Sailplanes\Monerai\Homebuilts/Kits], May, page 25
Second Impressions (Letters) [Motorgliders\Monerai], June, page 3
Rogers, Ken
Centerspread of Caproni over the Mojave Desert (Covers) [Caproni], July, cover
Caproni over Mojave Desert [Illustration\Centerspread], July, page 99
Rosenthal, Keith
ASW 20 on final for landing at Calistoga Gliderport (Covers) [Sites\Calistoga Gliderport; Sailplanes\Schleicher\ASW 20], September, cover
Rupp, Siegfried E.
Soaring Club of Houston, Another Phoenix Rises From the Ashes (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], September, page 44
in Memoriam - George Tabery (SSA in Action) [People\George E. Tabery; Obituaries], November, page 13
Ruskiewicz, Rusty
Type Tutoring (Letters) [Vintage Aircraft], March, page 2

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Santee, Donald (a.k.a. Don Santee)
Soaring the Colorado Plateau (Feature Articles) [Sites; Flight Stories], April, page 18
Soaring High and Wide in the Adirondacks and Berkshire, May, page 18
Santilli, Alcide (a.k.a. Al Santilli)
Lark I.S. 28-B2 Rear Stick Jamming (Safety Corner) [Sailplanes\Lark; Safety\Safety Corner], May, page 43
Beware of Modifications in the Cockpit [Safety\Safety Corner], July, page 46
The 12th US National Standard Class Soaring Championships (Feature Articles) [People\Karl Striedieck: Winner; Competitions\National], November, page 18
Satterfield, N.
1982 Directory of Soaring Sites and Organizations (SSA in Action) [Publications], November, page 6
Schiff, Barry
Crash Landings (Safety Corner) [Safety], December, page 52
Schreder, Richard (Dick)
New Officers Elected (SSA in Action), September, page 5
Schuyler, Norman
Using the Weather Reading the Stability Chart [Meteorology], August, page 46
Schweizer, Paul A. (a.k.a. Paul Schweizer, P.A. Schweizer)
Introducing the Sprite (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\Sprite], January, page 23
Schwindt, Sharon E.
Pilot's Inner Ear Disease Survey (Letters) [Physiology\Medical], December, page 3
Scott, Jan (a.k.a. J. Scott)
The Ultimate Leech Deterrent a la Schempp-Hirth, (Letters) [History], October, page 3
Scott, Wallace A. (a.k.a. Wally Scott, W. Scott)
Schweizer Corporation Honored by FAI Citation (SSA in Action) [Awards; Manufacturers\Schweizer Corporation], September, page 8
in Memoriam - John Muxworthy (SSA in Action) [Obituaries; People\John F. Muxworthy], November, page 13
Sebald, Les (a.k.a. L. Sebald)
From the Readers [Construction & How-To\Maintenance and Projects], February, page 42
Whisky Compass, a Required Instrument [Instrumentation; Construction & How-To\Maintenance and Projects], March, page 44
Expanded-Scale Battery Voltmeter (Maintenance and Projects) [Equipment\Construction & How-To\Maintenance and Projects], May, page 44
A Total-Energy/VHP Radio Antenna System (Maintenance and Projects) [Instrumentation; Construction & How-To\Maintenance and Projects], June, page 46
Wing Stands Anybody? (Maintenance and Projects) [Construction & How-To; Sailplane Accessories\Radio/Instrument - Electrical Installation,], July, page 44
Reconditioning a Radair 10 Transceiver (Maintenance and Projects) [Construction & How-To; Sailplane Accessories\Radio/Instrument - Electrical Installation,], September, page 49
Radio/Instrument - Electrical Installation (Maintenance and Projects) [Equipment; Construction & How-To], November, page 46
Wheels, Tires, and Brakes, Maintenance and Projects [Construction & How-To\Materials], December, page 48
Seibels, Grenville J., II (a.k.a. Gren Seibels, G. Seibels, Gren J. Seibels, II, Gren J. Seibels)
Guidance for Geriatric Glider Guiders (Feature Articles) [Safety; Literature], January, page 36
The 13th Region 5 North Contest (Feature Articles) [People\Rudy Mozer: Winner, Standard Class; People\Bob Tresslar: Winner 15-Meter Class; Safety; People\George E. Tabery; Competitions\Regional], August, page 20
Tiedowns vs the Tornado (Letters) [Safety; Competitions], September, page 4
A New Award: The Joe Giltner Memorial Trophy, (Letters) [Awards\Giltner], October, page 2
Seibels, Grenville J., II; with Harald Millgard (a.k.a. H. Millgard) and Jan Wennerstrom (a.k.a. J. Wennerstrom)
Mr. Grob's Twin II [Aerodynamics; People\Ernst Grob; Sailplanes\Grob\Twin II], June, page 32
Semadeni, E.G.
The Mahrer Variable Geometry Flaps (Letters) [Sailplanes\Design], July, page 2
Sengbush, Larry
Minibat (Covers) [Sailplanes\Minibat], March, cover
Seo, H.
Centerfold of Lark over the Grand Tetons [Sailplanes\Lark; Illustration; Sites], March, page 30
Sessions, Ed
New Officers Elected (SSA in Action), September, page 5
Sharp, Ted E. (a.k.a. T.E. Sharp, T. Sharp, Ted Sharp)
(SSA in Action) [Historical\Looking Backward], April, page 16
Directors-at-Large Elected (SSA in Action), September, page 5
Short, Jim
"Flying Sailplanes," by Helmut Reichmann (SSA in Action) [Literature\Book Reviews], June, page 13
Short, Simine
The Paper Pilot [History; Stamps], March, page 16
Silveira, Geri
Caveat Emptor (Check Out that Coyote) (Letters) [Economics], April, page 7
in Memoriam - Art Eck (SSA in Action) [Obituaries; People\Art Eck], October, page 11
Silver, Michelle (a.k.a. M. Silver)
The 1980 US National and Regional Champions (Feature Articles), January, page 26
Celebration of 50 years of soaring (Accent on Clubs) [History], January, page 44
Air Sailing Sports Class Contest (Accent on Clubs) [Competitions\Sports Class], February, page 45
Regional Organizations and their raison d'etre (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Organizations], March, page 46
Central Oregon Soaring Society, "Loose" but off the ground (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], April, page 44
Soaring Safety (Accent on Clubs) [Safety], April, page 44
Soar Wenatchee (Accent on Clubs) [Sites], June, page 48
Give it the Old College Try (Accent on Clubs) [Youth], August, page 44
Towplane Efficiency (Accent on Clubs) [Aircraft\Towplanes], October, page 56
New State Governors Appointed (SSA in Action) [People\Dale Bush; People\Jim Culp; People\Richard Gray; People\Eric Greenwell; People\Robert Holman; People\Steve Paavola; People\Andy Gordon; Soaring Society of America\Governors], November, page 7
Willamette Valley Soaring Club, If At First You Don't Succeed (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], November, page 49
Fatigue, or too much of a good thing (Accent on Clubs) [Safety], December, page 54
Metamorphosis, a new Regional organization (Accent on Clubs) [Organizations], December, page 54
Simo, Eva
Happy Birthday to Lulu (Letters) [History], September, page 3
Simons, Martin (a.k.a. M. Simons)
The Fafnir (Feature Articles) [Vintage Aircraft; Flight Stories; History], March, page 32
Danke Schön, Peter Riedel (Letters) [History], June, page 6
Sinclair, John (a.k.a. J. Sinclair); with Stephen DuPont (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), T. Nelson, M. Piccagli and R. Caldwell
From the Readers [Construction & How-To\Maintenance and Projects], October, page 54
Sliwa, Shirley
First Soaring Landmark Plaque Dedicated (SSA in Action) [History; Sites\Cornhill; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\National Soaring Museum\Landmark], August, page 19
Sliwa, Steven
Course Deviations During Cross-Country Soaring [Techniques\Cross-Country; Meteorology], April, page 34
Smith, Bernald S. (a.k.a. Bernald Smith, B. Smith, B.S. Smith)
SSA Insurance Committee Report of 1980 Accidents (SSA in Action) [Safety; Soaring Society of America; Insurance\Reports], March, page 13
SSA Insurance Plans (SSA in Action) [Insurance], July, page 10
Smith, Steve
A Look Inside the Mechanical Variometer (Feature Articles) [Literature\Poetry; Instrumentation], August, page 24
Soble, Irv
Soaring for the Disabled (Letters) [Physiology\Medical; Techniques], February, page 2
Spratt, Charlie, Jr. (a.k.a. Charlie Spratt)
A Contest Support Kit (Soaring to Win) [Competitions], May, page 40
Starr, Sterling V. (a.k.a. Sterling Starr, S.V. Starr)
Directors-at-Large Elected (SSA in Action), September, page 5
Steele, Geoff; with George Uveges (a.k.a. G. Uveges)
Photos, The Labor Day Sailplane Homebuilder Workshop [Sailplanes\Moni; Sailplanes\RS-15; Sailplanes\Oldershaw O-3; Homebuilding], November, page 32
Stern, M.M.
The Fafnir's Roots, (Letters) [Sailplanes\Fafnir; History], December, page 3
Storck, Bob
VSA News Vintage Sailplane Registration, Construction drawings (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Vintage Sailplane Association], January, page 10
Construction Drawings, VSA News (SSA in Action) [Homebuilding; Sailplane Design], January, page 11
VSA News (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Vintage Sailplane Association], March, page 6
Striedieck, Karl H. (a.k.a. Karl Striedieck)
The Year of the Prang (Feature Articles) [Techniques; Insurance; Safety], May, page 22
"Ridge Soaring the Bald Eagle Ridge" by Tom Knauff (SSA in Action) [Literature\Book Reviews], July, page 15
Strojnik, Alex
Use of Aluminum/Graphite Structures (Letters) [Construction & How-To\Materials], July, page 3
A Thank You and Invitation From Sweden (Letters) [International\Sweden], December, page 2
Sweet, Floyd
The Eaton Memorial Trophy (Letters) [Awards\Eaton], May, page 999
The Person Who Made History on August 1929 (Looking Backward|Letters) [History], October, page 3
A Scaled Down Ten Meter Racer (Homebuilder News) [Aircraft\Homebuilts/Kits; Sailplanes\Swift], December, page 46

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To, Freddie
A Paris-to-London Solar-Power Race? (SSA in Action), July, page 14
Turner, Susan
Don Jacob - in Memoriam (SSA in Action) [People\Don Jacob; Obituaries], March, page 14

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Uveges, George (a.k.a. G. Uveges)
Diamant 16.5 over foothills of White Mountains near Bishop, CA (Covers) [Sailplanes\Diamant], May, cover
Oldershaw O-3 at Homebuitders Workshop (Covers) [People\John Ogend; Motorgliders\Oldershaw O-3], November, cover
Uveges, George (a.k.a. G. Uveges); with Geoff Steele
Photos, The Labor Day Sailplane Homebuilder Workshop [Sailplanes\Moni; Sailplanes\RS-15; Sailplanes\Oldershaw O-3; Homebuilding], November, page 32

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Voltz, Gunther (a.k.a. Gunter Voltz, G. Voltz)
"Helping-the-Young" Soaring Stamp (Letters) [Stamps], January, page 3

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Wander, Harry
Gary Grant in Memoriam (SSA in Action) [People\Gary Grant; Obituaries], July, page 15
Wennerstrom, Jan (a.k.a. J. Wennerstrom); with Grenville J. Seibels, II and Harald Millgard (a.k.a. H. Millgard)
Mr. Grob's Twin II [Aerodynamics; People\Ernst Grob; Sailplanes\Grob\Twin II], June, page 32
Wennerstrom, Jan (a.k.a. J. Wennerstrom); with Harald Millgard (a.k.a. H. Millgard)
Seibels, G. [Guidance for Geriatric Glider Guiders], January, page 36
White, R.
A Close-Call Case History [Safety\Safety Corner], June, page 44
Williams, Bill
Summer Soaring Tour to Lasham? (Letters), April, page 4
A Lesson Learned: Seeing is Believing (Letters) [Sailplanes\Diamant; Safety; Techniques], August, page 6
Williams, Edward
Abort at Amozoc (Feature Articles) [International\Mexico; Safety; Techniques; Sites; Launching], June, page 35
Wills, Justin
Book Review of "A Practical Guide to Airplane Performance and Design" by Donald Crawford (SSA in Action) [Literature\Book Reviews], August, page 15
Have You Ever Been Experienced? [People\Ren Rezshe; Flight Stories], August, page 26
Wilson, Jack
Safety Questions (Letters), March, page 3
Region 3 Contest, 1981 (SSA in Action) [People\John Seymour: Winner, 15-Meter Class; Competitions\Regional], September, page 9
Woodward, Woody
Directors-at-Large Elected (SSA in Action), September, page 5

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Yarnall, P.
"A Practical Guide to Airplane Performance and Design" by Donald Crawford (SSA in Action) [Literature\Book Reviews], August, page 15

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Zimmermann, Steve
Montana waterfall (Covers), January, cover
More on Computer X-C Simulation (Letters) [Techniques\Cross-coungtry], June, page 5
Zimmermann, Steve; with Bobbi Blankenship and Bill Kantz
Soaring the Rockies' Great Divide (Feature Articles) [Sites; Flight Stories; Techniques], January, page 18

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1981 World Gliding Championships Report (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World], January, page 5
Internationals - the Early Days, 1981 World Gliding Championships Report (SSA in Action) [History], January, page 6
Meet the Team, 1981 World Gliding Championships Report (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World; People\Dick Butler], January, page 6
Homebuilder News [Homebuilding], January, page 8
Kolstad Youth Scholarship and Century Award (SSA in Action) [Awards\SSA Awards\Kolstad], January, page 10
Segelflug Bildkalender (SSA in Action) [Literature\Book Reviews], January, page 13
The 1980 US National & Regional Champions [Competitions], January, page 26
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]January, page 47
Golden Glider Clarifications (Letters) [Aerodynamics], February, page 4
1981 World Gliding Championships Report (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World], February, page 6
Meet the Team, 1981 World Gliding Championships Report (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World; People\Ben Greene], February, page 6
Manufacturer's Airworthiness Directives Nimbus 2, Manufacturer's A.D (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Nimbus 2; Safety], February, page 9
Standard Cirrus, Manufacturer's A.D (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Standard Cirrus; Safety], February, page 9
FCC Refunds (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration; Organizations], February, page 10
Instructor's Clinic (SSA in Action) [Instruction; Soaring Society of America], February, page 10
VSA News (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Vintage Sailplane Association], February, page 10
[Museums]February, page 11
SSA History at NSM (SSA in Action) [History; Soaring Society of America], February, page 11
Extremely Easy by Irv Culver (Homebuilder News|SSA in Action) [Sailplane Design], February, page 12
Goldwing Kits in Production (SSA in Action) [Aircraft\Ultralights or Self Launched], February, page 15
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]February, page 49
More on Gear Reminders (Letters) [Safety], March, page 2
Safety Questions (Letters) [Safety; Techniques], March, page 3
[Soaring Society of America\SSA in Action]March, page 5
Phoenix '81 Convention Report (SSA in Action) [Organizations], March, pages 5,8
Charlie Spratt Receives Exceptional Service Award, Convention Report (SSA in Action) [Awards\SSA Awards; People\Charlie Spratt], March, page 8
Convention Report (SSA in Action) [Awards\Exceptional Service; People\Bertha Ryan: Exceptional Service Award; Awards\Exceptional Achievement\Nelson Shapter; People\Nelson Shapter: Exceptional Achievement Award], March, page 8
David Marsden Awarded Paul E. Tuntland Memorial Award, Convention Report (SSA in Action) [Awards\SSA Awards; People\David Marsden], March, page 8
Douglas and Lianna Receive Warren E. Eaton Memorial Trophy, Convention Report (SSA in Action) [Awards\SSA Awards; People\Douglas and Lianna Lamont], March, page 8
Erwin Reeves Receives Exceptional Service Award, Convention Report (SSA in Action) [Awards\SSA Awards; People\Erwin Reeves], March, page 8
Exceptional Achievement awarded to Nelson Shapter, Convention Report (SSA in Action) [Awards\SSA Awards; Awards\SSA Awards], March, page 8
Hal Lattimore Receives Exceptional Service Award, Convention Report (SSA in Action) [Awards\SSA Awards; People\Hal Lattimore], March, page 8
Paul E. Tuntland Memorial Award given to David Marsden, Convention Report (SSA in Action) [Awards], March, page 8
Stan Hall Receives Exceptional Service Award, Convention Report (SSA in Action) [Awards\SSA Awards; People\Stan Hall], March, page 8
Wally Scott Awarded Barringer Memorial Trophy, Convention Report (SSA in Action) [Awards\SSA Awards; People\Wally Scott], March, page 8
Warren E. Eaton Memorial Trophy awarded to Doug and Lianna Lamont, Convention Report (SSA in Action) [Awards\SSA Awards], March, page 8
1981 World Gliding Championships Report (SSA in Action) [Competitions\International], March, page 10
Meet the Team, 1981 World Gliding Championships Report (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World\US Team; People\Ray Gimmey], March, page 10
Homebuilder News [Homebuilding], March, page 11
SSA Homebuilder Sailplane Entries (SSA in Action) [Homebuilding], March, page 11
Grosse Sets New Distance/Speed Record (SSA in Action) [Records and Record Flights], March, page 13
New FAI Light Sailplane Category (SSA in Action) [Aircraft; FAI; Records and Record Flights], March, page 14
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]March, page 48
Don't Tug the Tail (Safety Corner) [Launching\Towing], April, page 4
Summer Soaring Tour to Lasham? (Letters) [Travel], April, page 4
[Soaring Society of America\SSA in Action]April, page 8
GENAVAC Meeting, Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Organizations], April, page 8
Santa Monica Airport Action, Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], April, page 8
Homebuilder News [Homebuilding], April, page 10
Determining "Acceptability" for Contest Design Guidance, Homebuilder News (SSA in Action) [Aerodynamics; Sailplane Design\Aerodynamic Design], April, page 11
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]April, page 49
Soaring History: Keeping it Straight (Letters) [History], May, page 4
More On Computer X-C Simulation (Letters) [Computers and the Internet; Techniques\Cross Country], May, page 5
The Eaton Memorial Trophy (Letters) [Awards\SSA Awards\Eaton], May, page 5
[Soaring Society of America\SSA in Action]May, page 7
First Nimbus 3 Flight (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Nimbus 3], May, page 8
Homebuilder News [Homebuilding], May, page 14
Flight Research Institute Formed (SSA in Action) [Aerodynamics; Aircraft; Sailplane Design; Organizations], May, page 16
May, page 30
Soaring Soliloquy: Greene, J. [Literature\Poetry], May, page 38
[Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs]May, page 47
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]May, page 48
AS-W 15 and Oscar Boesch, Palisades near Calistoga Soaring from Silent Sky (Covers) [Sites; Illustration\Centerspread], June, cover
(A Monerai Builder's First Flight Tips) Second Impressions (Letters) [Techniques], June, page 3
[Soaring Society of America\SSA in Action]June, page 8
CIVV Report (SSA in Action) [Organizations], June, page 9
Tornado Fails to Halt Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\International], June, page 9
The Competition Pilot vs His Aircraft [Safety; Flight Technique], June, page 22
Accident Reports NTSB Preliminary Accident Report (Safety Corner) [Safety], June, page 44
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]June, page 50
Horten Flying Wing Aerodynamics (Letters) [Aerodynamics; Aircraft\Flying Wing], July, page 4
The FAR's on Dual and Solo Flight Instruction (Letters) [Instruction; Federal Aviation Administration], July, page 5
The Design Contest: Buildability vs Cost (Letters) [Economics; Homebuilding], July, page 6
Sectional Chart Update, Executive Director's Report, SSA in Action, Dezzutti, J. [Federal Aviation Administration], July, page 8
A Paris-to-London Solar-Power Race? (SSA in Action) [Aircraft\Experimental], July, page 14
Survey Results, Homebuilder News (SSA in Action) [Sailplane Design], July, page 16
New Editor for Homebuilt Newsletter, Homebuilder News (SSA in Action) [Publications], July, page 20
(Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], July, page 43
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]July, page 48
Winch Launch Briefing (Letters) [Launching\Winch], August, page 3
Homebuilder News [Homebuilding], August, page 11
VSA Archives: Preserving Paint for Posterity (SSA in Action) [History; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Vintage Sailplane Association], August, page 12
New Motorglider Begins Testing (SSA in Action) [Motorgliders\DG-400], August, page 13
More Information on the Nimbus 3 (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Nimbus 3], August, page 16
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]August, page 48
[Soaring Society of America\SSA in Action]September, page 5
Nationals Results at a Glance (SSA in Action) [Competitions\National], September, page 6
World Championships Report (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World], September, page 6
Misidentification of Hall of Fame picture (SSA in Action) [Awards\Hall of Fame; History], September, page 11
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]September, page 42
[Soaring Society of America\SSA in Action]October, page 5
Michelle Silver Selected as SSA's Promotions Manager (Accent on Clubs|SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Staff\Michelle Silver; People\Michelle Silver], October, page 5
New Club Schleicher Announced (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schleicher\ASK 23], October, page 10
The Zia, Homebuilder News (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Zia], October, page 13
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]October, page 48
NTSB Accident Report (Safety Corner) [Safety\Safety Corner], October, page 52
Nelson Flowmeter, Trailer Tricks, Bayside replacement transistor, battery chargers, Plantronics mike. Cure radio squeals [Construction & How-To\Maintenance and Projects], October, page 54
A Happy Homebuilder (Monerai) (Letters) [Sailplanes\Monerai; Aircraft\Homebuilts/Kits], November, page 3
How About a Winch Newsletter? (Letters) [Launching\Winch], November, page 4
[Soaring Society of America\SSA in Action]November, page 6
Women's Championships (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World], November, page 7
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]November, page 42
NTSB Accident Report [Safety\Safety Corner], November, page 44
(Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], November, page 48
ASW-22 [Photographs; Sailplanes\Schleicher\ASW 22], December, page 1
Easier Ground Handling System (Letters) [Sailplane Accessories], December, page 3
Tiedowns vs the Tornado (Letters) [Safety], December, page 3
Used Sailplane For Sale (SSA in Action) [Publications], December, page 7
Region 12 Contest, 1981 (SSA in Action) [People\Allen Leffler: Winner, Open Class; People\E.J. (Jim) Indrebo: Winner, 15-Meter Class; People\John Bovee: Winner, Standard Class; Competitions\Regional], December, page 10
Region 9 West Contest, 1981 (SSA in Action) [People\Michael Adams: Winner, 15-Meter Class; People\Robert Mitchell: Winner, Open Class; People\Wally Raisanen: Winner, Standard Class; Competitions\Regional], December, page 11
The Komet (Homebuilder News) [Aircraft\Ultralights or Self Launched], December, page 13
The Stanford Canard (Homebuilder News) [Aircraft\Ultralights or Self Launched], December, page 13
[Federation Aeronautique Internationale\Badge List]December, page 56


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