Soaring Magazine Index for 1983 organized by author

Soaring Magazine Index for 1983 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

Aldott, A.; with W. Schuemann
ASW-12 (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schleicher\ASW-12], February, cover
Allemann, R.G.
Is Cross-Country Soaring a "Right-Hemisphere" Mode of Flying? [Instruction], January, page 46
Andresen, I.
Nimbus 3s in Formation (Covers), September, cover
Angenieux, J.
The Tail Waggle's Meaning - More Than Meets the Eye (Letters) [Techniques; Safety], March, page 4
All Right, Students, For Today's Exercise... (Letters) [Safety; Instruction; Flight Technique\Safety], July, page 2
Applebay, George
Arrow,Foot-launched sailplane design, Homebuilders News [Aircraft\Homebuilt/Kits; Ultralights\Arrow], January, page 17
Zia Production to Begin (Homebuilder News) [Sailplanes\Zia], February, page 14

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Barrett, V.; with J. Bell
Badge and Record Paperwork: You Must Mind the Rules [FAI\Badges], April, page 46
Bell, J.
SSA Sailplane Directory planned (SSA in Action) [Publications], March, page 10
SSA/AIAA Design Contest (SSA in Action) [Sailplane Design], March, page 16
Callisto, SSA/AIAA Design Contest Winner from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (SSA in Action) [Aircraft\Flying Wing], March, page 17
A Look at the International Contest Pilots [Competitions\World], July, page 37
Bell, J.; with V. Barrett
Badge and Record Paperwork: You Must Mind the Rules [FAI\Badges], April, page 46
Benedict, Jack
A Bite-Size Cross Country (Feature Articles) [Flight Technique\Cross-Country], December, page 36
Bent, J.T.
Badge Flights Move Over, Karl; Move Over, George! [Flight Stories], June, page 36
Boulware, R.
Virginia Honors du Pont Flight (Letters) [People\Richard C. Du Pont], December, page 3
Brennan, J.
Region Four Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], October, page 15
Bright, J.
The Freedom Falcon (Feature Articles) [People\Harold Huber; Aircraft\Homebuilt/Kits], September, page 48
Brooks, A.
A Call for Exchange of Inside Scoop (Letters) [Motorgliders\Fournier/Sportavia SFS-31], May, page 4
Brose, B.
A Little Clarification (Letters) [Records and Record Flights], August, page 3
Bryan, J.
Soaring's Subject Mix: Another View (Letters) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], April, page 3
Bundy, Francis P. (a.k.a. F.P. Bundy, Francis Bundy); with S.J. Winckler
Rensselaer's "Homebuilt" RP-2 (Feature Articles) [Sailplane Design\Materials; Sailplanes\RP-2; Aircraft\Homebuilt/Kits], June, page 26
Burr, Howard E.
The Aircraft of Volmer Jensen (Feature Articles) [People\Volmer Jensen; Vintage Aircraft History], March, page 26
Butler, Dick
Flying Wing Design, Winner of SSA/AIAA Design Contest, with 3-view (SSA in Action) [Design\Callisto], March, page 17
Butler, J.L.
What's With All This Wig-Wagging? (Letters) [Flight Technique; Safety], September, page 4
Region Six Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], December, page 16

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Carmichael, Bruce H. (a.k.a. Bruce Carmichael, B.H. Carmichael, B. Carmichael)
Book Review "Low Power Laminar Aircraft Design", by Alex Strojnik (SSA in Action) [Literature], December, page 14
Catto, W.
Whatever Happened to Standard Class? (Letters) [Performance\Evaluations], October, page 2
Chen, M.K.; with John H. McMasters (a.k.a. J.H. McMasters, John McMasters and J. McMasters)
From Paleoaeronautics to Altostratus - A Technical History of Soaring (Part I) [History], May, page 30
(Part I) From Paleoaeronautics to Altostratus - A Technical History of Soaring (Part II) (Feature Articles) [History], June, page 30
Clark, R.
Watch for Brass Wire! (Letters) [Sailplanes\Lark I.S.-28b2; Safety], April, page 2
Colton, S.
Region Twelve North Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], October, page 16
Conner, Frank
After 16 Years! (Letters) [Flight Stories], September, page 4
Conner, Frank E.
Better Cross-Country Training for Soaring Pilots Should Start Early [Sites\Instruction], May, page 38
Connor, Frank E. (a.k.a. F. Connor)
A High-Altitude High (SSA in Action) [Sailplane Design], September, page 8
Connor, S.
Avoiding Inadvertant Blanik Outlandings (Letters) [Techniques; Safety\Sailplanes\Blanik], February, page 5
Copper, T.
Altimeter Setting: MSL or Zero? [Safety], May, page 44
Coury, C.
Can Zoom Data Measure Climb Performance? (Letters) [Performance\Evaluations], May, page 2

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Daike, Norm
Heber Jeepers (Feature Articles) [Techniques\Cross-Country], January, page 20
Damron, H.
Another Smoke Ring Sighted (Letters) [Meteorology], December, page 4
Danielson, Kenny
Going Bananas (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Nimbus 3; Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Ventus Turbo; Aircraft\Self-Launched], March, page 32
Davies, S.
It's the Breaks, The Brakes, That Is (Safety Corner) [Safety], April, page 45
Deconti, Reg
New DG-300 Announced (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\DG-300], January, page 13
Skyrace (At My Place!) [Computers and the Internet; Flight Technique\Cross-Country], October, page 38
Dezzutti, John (a.k.a. J. Dezzutti)
Let's Be Careful Out There: Executive Director's Report (SSA in Action) [Safety], March, page 8
SSA Bronze Badge Announced (SSA in Action) [Awards\Badges], March, page 8
World Championships News (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World], March, page 8
Attention: FAR's Revisited (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration], April, page 4
Pilot Proficiency Program (SSA in Action) [Safety; Federal Aviation Administration], July, page 4
Executive Director's Report [Soaring Society of America], October, page 4
Airspace Going, Going (SSA in Action) [Legislation; Federal Aviation Administration], December, page 7
Contest Numbers Again (SSA in Action) [Competitions], December, page 7
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)
I Know What It Says, but What Does It Mean? (Safety Corner) [Safety], July, page 53
Variometers Misbehaving? (Maintenance and Projects) [Construction & How-To\Homebuilding], October, page 41
Remember, Pilots: It May Spin You (Letters) [Flight Technique\Safety], Unknown, page 999

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Edwards, G.
1-26 Championship (Covers) [Competitions\1-26; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], October, cover
Elmore, Tom (a.k.a. T. Elmore)
More on Safety Color Marking (Letters) [Safety], March, page 6
More on Identification [Safety], Unknown, page 59

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Faulkner, N.
"Practical Wave Flying" by Mark Palmer (SSA in Action) [Literature], March, page 37
Feldbaumer, William C.
Let the Fastest Pilot Win! (Feature Articles) [Competitions; Scoring], December, page 30
Foreman, James
The Accident That Nearly Happened (Feature Articles) [Safety; Sailplanes\Schweizer\1-36 Sprite], June, page 22
Zia: A Place in the Sun (Feature Articles) [People\George\Homebuilt/Kits; Self-Launched Aircraft; Applebay; Sailplanes\Applebay\Zia], July, page 20
A Parable: He Who Complaineth... (Feature Articles) [Literature], October, page 34
26th Annual Rocky Mountain Contest [Competitions\Regional], December, page 38
Frye, V.
A Plea for Accident Reports (Letters) [Safety], December, page 2

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Gannon, R.
Harth/Hirth Confusion (Letters) [People\Peter Riedel; History], April, page 3
Gannon, Robert
Account of Record Flight Wins Lincoln Award (SSA in Action) [Awards\Lincoln], July, page 8
Gardner, L.; with P. Williams and S. Hodd
Nimbus 3's Dominate '83 Open Nationals (Feature Articles) [Competitions\National; Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Nimbus 3], August, page 34
George!, Move over
Move over Karl (Feature Articles) [People\John T. Bent], June, page 36
Georgeson, Helen
The Westerlies Are On! (Feature Articles) [Techniques\Cross-Country], February, page 30
Gimmey, Ray
in the Interest of Accuracy (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Glasflugel 402], August, page 6
Graham, W.L.
Old Designs: Bring 'Em Back to Life (Letters) [Sailplanes\Baby Albatross; Vintage Aircraft; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Vintage Sailplane Association], May, page 2
Greene, Jack
The 1983 1-26 National Championship (Feature Articles) [Competitions\1-26; Sailplanes\Schweizer\1-26], October, page 20
Grey, Robert (a.k.a. Bob Grey, B. Grey)
Cordele 9, Gnats 0 at Standard Class Nationals (Feature Articles) [Competitions\National], August, page 26
Region Five South Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], October, page 40
Gross, Frank
Postcard From Yesterday (Letters) [Vintage Aircraft], July, page 2

H     (up to table of contents)

Hammond, E. Gene (a.k.a. Gene Hammond)
Region Seven Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], September, page 15
How Close To The Ground Do You Want To Be Found (SSA in Action) [Flight Technique\Safety], December, page 11
Harris, David W.
An Ordinary Day at the Field (Feature Articles) [Literature], August, page 22
Harvey, J.
Region One Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], October, page 12
Helvie, B.
Strobe Light for Cloudy Gaggles (Letters) [Safety], June, page 3
Higgins, Harry C. (a.k.a. Harry Higgins)
The Nitty-Gritty on Dusty Thermals (Letters) [Meteorology], February, page 2
It's a Devil of a Hot Issue (Letters) [Meteorology], May, page 2
Hinote, W.
The Schuemann View on Spanwise Flow (Letters) [People\Wil Schuemann], April, page 2
Hodd, S.; with L. Gardner and P. Williams
Nimbus 3's Dominate '83 Open Nationals (Feature Articles) [Competitions\National; Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Nimbus 3], August, page 34
Holbrook, J.
Region Four South Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], December, page 20
Hollman, "Composite Aircraft Design", by Marty
(Homebuilder News) [Literature], July, page 12
Hollman, Marty
Condor Motorglider Crashes (Homebuilder News) [Motorgliders\Condor], April, page 11
New officers elected. Condor Motorglider, Freedom in Spirit Design, SHAp Talk, Freedom Falcon, Homebuilders Workshop (Homebuilder News) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], April, page 11
Horvath, Lazlo (a.k.a. Laslo "Les" Horvath, Les Horvath, L. Horvath, Laszlo Horvath)
Schweizer 2-32 over Sedona, Arizona (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\2-32], August, cover
Huber, Harold
Buying a homebuilt (Letters) [Homebuilders], January, page 2
[People\Harold Huber]January, page 14
Flying Seminole Ranch, Florida [Illustration], January, page 30
March, page 19
Homebuilt Distance Badge Flights on the Rise (Homebuilder News) [People\Harold Huber], May, page 19
1983 Sailplane Homebuilders Workshop (Homebuilder News) [People\Harold Huber], July, page 7
SSA Homebuilt Design Contest to be an Annual Event (Homebuilder News) [People\Harold Huber], July, page 12
Sailplanes Homebuilder's Workshop Update (Homebuilder News) [People\Harold Huber], August, page 12
1983 East and West Coast Homebuilders Workshops (Homebuilder News) [Homebuilders], December, page 14
Attention, Lost Monerai Builders! (Homebuilder News) [Sailplanes\Monerai; Homebuilders], December, page 14

J     (up to table of contents)

Jenkins, Dr. Scott
A Gull on the Wing [Birds], August, page 20
Johnson, Richard H. (a.k.a. Dick Johnson, Richard Johnson, R.H. Johnson, R. Johnson)
The Trials and Tribulation of Starting a X-C School (Letters) [Sites; Techniques\Cross-Country], February, page 4
A Flight Test Evaluation of the Grob 103 Twin II (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests; Sailplanes\Grob 103 Twin II], February, page 36
A Flight Test Evaluation of the AS-W 22 (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests; Aerodynamics; Sailplanes\Schleicher\ASW 22], April, page 22
A Flight Test Evaluation of the AS-W 22 (wingtip installation) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests; Sailplanes\Design\Engineering], April, page 30
At Last: an Instrument That Reads Drag! (Homebuilders Hall) [Construction & How-To\Homebuilding; Instruments; Performance\Evaluations], October, page 28
If You Learn in a Trainer That Won't, Neither Can You [Safety], December, page 42
Joss, John
An Appeal from the Heart (Letters) [Safety], August, page 2

K     (up to table of contents)

Kelsey, W.F.
Internationals fund contribution (Letters) [Competitions\World], January, page 2
The Bowlus Baby Albatross (Feature Articles) [People\Harold Huber; People\Richard H. Johnson; People\WoodyBrown; People\Harland Ross; People\Don Mitchell; People\Willis and Lynn Orgill; People\Dick Schreder; People\Paul Tuntland; People\Don Minghelli; People\Dewey Kemp; People\Bud Kimball; People\Joe Lincoln; People\Bob Symons; Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Nimbus; Sailplane Design\Sailplanes\Bowlus Baby Albatross; History; Vintage Aircraft], January, pages 34-36
Thermite, Australian ultralight (Homebuilder News) [Ultralights\Thermite; Aircraft\Ultralights], December, page 14
Kemp, G.
The Perils of Parochialism (Letters) [Competitions\Regional], October, page 2
Kilborn, Bill
Florida"s Flying Seminole Ranch (Feature Articles) [Sites], January, page 32
Knauff, Thomas (a.k.a. Tom Knauff, T. Knauff)
Homebuilt design by Kevin Renshaw (Homebuilder News) [Sailplanes\Komet], January, page 14
Fan That Rudder (Safety Corner) [Techniques\Flight; Safety], May, page 44
The World's Longest Record Flight? (Feature Articles) [Techniques\Ridge Soaring; Records and Record Flights], July, page 44
Accidents - We Can Do Something [Safety], September, page 52
Knauff, Thomas (a.k.a. Tom Knauff, T. Knauff); with H. Lawrence
Safety - No Shortage of Ideas (Feature Articles), September, page 52

L     (up to table of contents)

Lambie, Jack
Caught Short in the Shearllne (Feature Articles) [Literature\Humor], February, page 27
Lamont, Douglas
Editorial Changes (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], March, page 10
Hobbs: A Preview (Feature Articles) [Sites; Competitions\World], July, page 30
18th World Soaring Championships [Competitions\World], September, page 18
Lawrence, H.; with Thomas Knauff (a.k.a. Tom Knauff and T. Knauff)
Safety - No Shortage of Ideas (Feature Articles), September, page 52
Lawrence, Hal
Remember the Summer of '86? [Safety], September, page 52
Leffler, A.
International Team Selection (Letters) [Competitions\World; Seeding], March, page 6
Leonard, B.
Region Ten North Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], October, page 40
Linke, Connie
Account of Record Flight Wins Lincoln Award: Lamonts Honored by Harris Hill Resolution (SSA in Action) [Literature], July, page 8
How to Make Dreams Come True (Feature Articles) [Awards\Barron Hilton], December, page 22
Loken, H.Y.
More on Kevlar (Letters) [Sailplane Design\Materials], May, page 2
Lowy, D.
Accident Reports Accident Reports (Letters) [Safety], March, page 6
Lutton, L.
The Model Award Message: The Real Thing is Even Better (Letters) [Awards], February, page 3

M     (up to table of contents)

MacHat, Mike
Built by P. and R. Chevalier (Homebuilder News) [Sailplanes\Marske Pioneer II], February, page 14
Rigged! (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Blanik; Flight Technique; Safety], June, page 40
Martin, Archer
Nominate Someone for the Lincoln Award (SSA in Action) [Awards\Lincoln; Literature], March, page 18
McFarland, M.
Is Soaring Already Too Big? (Letters) [Soaring Society of America], May, page 3
McMasters, John H. (a.k.a. J.H. McMasters, John McMasters, J. McMasters)
Measuring High L/D's-Like Verifying the Holy Ghost? (Letters) [Instruments; Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Nimbus 3], February, page 6
McMasters, John H. (a.k.a. J.H. McMasters, John McMasters, J. McMasters); with M.K. Chen
From Paleoaeronautics to Altostratus - A Technical History of Soaring (Part I) [History], May, page 30
(Part I) From Paleoaeronautics to Altostratus - A Technical History of Soaring (Part II) (Feature Articles) [History], June, page 30
Mennitto, F.
Sky at 1983 World Championships (Covers) [Competitions\World], November, cover
Moffat, George B., Jr. (a.k.a. George Moffat, G.B. Moffat, Jr., G. Moffat, George B. Moffat)
Marske Monarch update, Homebuidler News [Aircraft\Homebuilt/Kits; Ultralights\Monarch], July, page 19
Mouton, B.
How to Get More Technical Coverage (Letters) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], March, page 6

N     (up to table of contents)

Newgard, Peter (a.k.a. P. Newgard)
Watch Out When Adjusting Varies (Letters) [Construction & How-To\Homebuilding], December, page 3
Neyland, L.
And What Is The Ship-Du-Jour? (Letters) [Soaring Sites], August, page 3
Nixon, H.
Off-Field Landings Can't be Forbidden (Letters) [Safety], December, page 3
Norman, C.D.
A Thermalling Turn Indicator (Feature Articles) [Construction and How-To; Flight Technique; Safety], March, page 30

O     (up to table of contents)

O'Mahoney, C.
Southwest Pennsylvania is Beautiful, Too (Letters) [Sites], March, page 2
O'Mahony, C.
Wisdom Recollected in Tranqulllty (Letters) [Literature], September, page 4
Obst, Wolfgang
Coming Home Late (Covers), March, cover

P     (up to table of contents)

Page, T.
The Triumph of Procedure over Function (Letters) [Federal Aviation Administration], February, page 3
Petmecky, P.A.
in Memoriam, Thomas W. Heywood [Obituaries; People\Thomas W. Heywood], July, page 11
Phillips, Bob
Striedieck Wins 15-Meter Nationals (Feature Articles) [People\Karl Striedieck; Competitions\National], July, page 24
Pocock, N.
Anybody Seen a Smoke Ring thermal (Letters) [Meteorology], August, page 4
Pratt, T.
How Rugged is Broken? (Letters) [Safety], June, page 2
Proppe, Tasso
Birds of a Feather Sometimes Aren't (Letters) [Vintage Aircraft], August, page 4
Prue, I.
A Short Note of Wisdom (Letters) [Safety], August, page 4

R     (up to table of contents)

Reinhardt, J.; with R. Schuetzeberg
Region Ten South Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], December, page 20
remembrance
(Letters) [People\George Worthington], January, page 2
Replogle, E.
Don't Grope Around Inside! (Letters) [Construction and How-To\Homebuilding], September, page 3

S     (up to table of contents)

Said, B.
"Stalls, Spins and Safety" by Sammy Mason (SSA in Action) [Literature; Flight Technique\Safety], June, page 16
Saudek, Victor M. (a.k.a. Victor Saudek, Vic Saudek, V.M. Saudek, V. Saudek)
Harold Huber, in Memoriam (SSA in Action) [People\Harold Huber; Obituaries], March, page 38
Spontaneous Upwelling is A Lot Better Than Sink (Letters) [Meteorology], April, page 3
Some Pattern Wisdom from a Veteran (Letters) [Flight Technique; Safety], October, page 2
David A. Matlin, 1906-1983 [People\David A. Matlin; Obituaries], December, page 12
Sauer, Gary
AS-W 19 above the Grand Tetons (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schleicher\ASW-19], January, cover
Schiff, Barry
Stall/Spin Awareness (Feature Articles) [Soaring Sites; Safety], February, page 33
Schuemann, Mil
Reply to Wing Planform and Flow Control (Letters) [Aerodynamics], March, page 3
Schuemann, W.; with A. Aldott
ASW-12 (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schleicher\ASW-12], February, cover
Schuemann, Wil
A New Wing Planform with Improved Low Speed Performance (Feature Articles) [Sailplane Design; Sailplanes\Schleicher\ASW 12], February, page 16
Aerodynamic Design A New Wing Planform with Improved Low-Speed Performance [Aerodynamics], February, page 16
The Johnson Flight Test Evaluations (Letters) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], March, page 2
Schuetzbert, D.
Young is the Best Time to Start (Letters) [Youth], May, page 3
Schuetzeberg, R.; with J. Reinhardt
Region Ten South Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], December, page 20
Scott, Jan (a.k.a. J. Scott)
Sailplanes on the Test Track (Feature Articles) [Performance\Evaluations], April, page 16
Shopping for Motorgliders (Feature Articles) [Motorgliders\Dimona; Motorgliders\Grob G-109; Motorgliders\Scheibe SF-36], May, page 20
Scott, Wallace A. (a.k.a. Wally Scott, W. Scott)
It's Bouquet Time (Letters) [People\Doug Lamont; People\Lianna Lamont], June, page 2
Sebald, Les (a.k.a. L. Sebald)
Annual Inspections (Maintenance and Projects) [Sailplanes\Design; Federal Aviation Administration], February, page 46
Radios A Beam Antenna - for the Crew (Maintenance and Projects) [Crewing; Safety], March, page 39
Variometer Systems - Some Checks (Maintenance and Projects) [Construction and How-To; Instruments], April, page 36
Hotellier Control Rod Coupling Safety Link (Maintenance and Projects) [Safety], June, page 44
What About Safety? (Maintenance and Projects) [Safety; Sailplane Design], June, page 44
How to Protect Your Gold and Diamonds (Maintenance and Projects) [Sailplane Design; Construction and How-To\Homebuilding], July, page 50
A Potpourri of Special Tips (Maintenance and Projects) [Sailplane Design], September, page 56
Seibels, Grenville J., II (a.k.a. Gren Seibels, G. Seibels, Gren J. Seibels, II, Gren J. Seibels)
Out for a Spin [Safety; Flight Technique\Safety], March, page 43
Up on the Tip (Feature Articles) [Literature], April, page 32
Selbels, Gren
Region Five: Booming Lift, Bitter Cold (Feature Articles) [Competitions\Regional], July, page 46
Selen, B.
Wing Planform and Flow Control (Letters) [Aerodynamics], March, page 3
Selinger, Peter F. (a.k.a. Peter Selinger)
Glasflugel 404 (Covers) [Sailplanes\Glasflugel 404], June, cover
Shapiro, David
Hunting the Wild Turkey (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Nimbus], January, page 41
Let's Hear It for Repairmen (Letters) [Sailplane Design], February, page 2
Shaw, Joann B.
Records Galore! (SSA in Action) [Awards], December, page 12
Silver, Michelle (a.k.a. M. Silver)
Mid-Georgia Soaring Association Octoberfest (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], January, page 51
Outlanding at Caesar Creek (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], January, page 51
Bernoulli Soaring Association Cross country Flying (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], February, page 49
Recognizing Volunteers (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], February, page 49
The Bluenose Soaring Club's Astir (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], February, page 49
1983 Women's Cross-Country Soaring Seminar (SSA in Action) [Women], March, page 9
International Figures at SSA CFI Clinic (SSA in Action) [Conferences and Conventions; Sites; Commercial Operators], March, page 14
Taking a Friend to Launch-Join the SSA Recruitment Safari (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], March, page 16
18th World Soaring Championships Sweepstakes Club fund-raising (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], March, page 42
Soaring Youth Camps in Germany (SSA in Action) [Youth], April, page 4
Meet the Team - Tom Beltz (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World; People\Tom Beltz], April, page 6
Denver Soaring Council Budget (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], April, page 40
North Florida Soaring Society Maintenance of Club Aircraft (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], April, page 41
Clubs Entering World Soaring Championships Sweepstakes (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], April, page 43
18th World Soaring Championship fund donations, Texas Soaring Association. Chicago Glider Club, Caesar Creek Soaring Club, Northern Colorado Soaring Club (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], May, page 49
New Clubs: Kent State University Flying Club, North Carolina State University Soaring Club, The Western Carolina Soaring Club (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], May, page 49
El Tiro Gliderport, Tucson, Hilltown, Philadelphia, Richmond Airport, Michigan (Accent on Clubs) [Sites], June, page 42
Higher Performance Club Ships (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], June, page 42
Owning your Own Gliderport (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], June, page 42
Blackhawk Soaring Club announces Trans-Iowa Trophy (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], July, page 52
Caesar Creek Soaring Club's Annual Wright Memorial Glider Meet (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], July, page 52
Long Island Soaring Association Student Training Program (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], July, page 52
Region 12 Soaring Council organization (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], July, page 52
Aero Club Albatross 1-26 Mini-Contest (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], August, page 50
Colorado Regional Soaring Groups Meeting (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], August, page 50
Colorado Soaring Association Sets Season Goals (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], August, page 50
SSA Recruitment Safari Results (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], August, page 50
Membership Recruitment (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], October, page 44
National Soaring Week Revisited (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], October, page 44
Octoberfests, etc. (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], October, page 44
Welcome to New SSA Chapters (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], October, page 44
Taos Soaring Festival (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], October, page 45
Sinclair, John (a.k.a. J. Sinclair)
Region Eleven Sports Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], December, page 14
Smith, Bernald S. (a.k.a. Bernald Smith, B. Smith, B.S. Smith)
An Insurance Alert (SSA in Action) [Insurance], January, page 9
1983 International Soaring Convention Schedule, Reno (SSA in Action) [Conferences and Conventions], March, page 12
Reno '83: Thank You All (SSA in Action) [Conferences and Conventions\OSTIV], June, page 19
Solomon, Burton
An AD on the Standard Cirrus (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Standard Cirrus], October, page 10
Speight, G.
A Bi-Polar MacCready Ring? (Letters) [People\Paul MacCready, Jr.; Construction and How-To\Homebuilding], September, page 2
St. Clair, Bill
The Learning Season (Feature Articles) [Instruction; Flight Stories; Techniques; Competition\15-Meter Class], March, page 20
Stephens, L.
Who'd Like to Swap for New Zealand Soaring? (Letters) [Soaring Sites], December, page 2
Stiles, J.C.
The One-Percent Rule: It's Alive and Well! (Letters) [FAI\Badges], July, page 999
Stokes, Gary L.
The Christmas Cloud (Feature Articles) [Literature], December, page 26
Striedieck, Karl H. (a.k.a. Karl Striedieck)
Collisions: Paint Won't Help the View (Letters) [Safety], December, page 3
Strojnik, Alex
The Schuemann View on Spanwise Flow (Letters) [People\Wil Schuemann], April, page 2
Suddard, Oliver
NASA Tests Volmer Jensen's VJ24W Sunfun (Homebuilder News) [Ultralights\Sunfun], July, page 16

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Teunisse, P.
To See Our Sites as Others See Us (Letters) [Soaring Sites], September, page 2
Torke, W.
Teach Them To Be Adaptable (Teaching Soaring) [Instruction; Flight Technique\Safety], June, page 46

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Uvegas, George
Springtime Takeoff at Hemet (Covers) [Sites\Hemet, CA], May, cover
World Championships Impressions (Covers), July, cover

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Vach, J.
Soviet Soaring Stamps (Letters) [Stamps], July, page 3
Valdata, Patricia (a.k.a. Pat Valdata)
Going For It! (Feature Articles) [Women; Flight Technique\Cross-Country], September, page 42
Valdez, C.
Physiological Training (SSA in Action) [Medical], April, page 5
Voltz, Gunther (a.k.a. Gunter Voltz, G. Voltz)
Distance Prize: A Soaring Vacation in Nevada (SSA in Action) [Awards\Barron Hilton Cup], June, page 10
Voltz, R.
Mimi, Nous t'aimons (Letters) [Sites], March, page 5

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Weathers, B.
Region Eleven North Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], September, page 11
Welch, Ann (a.k.a. A. Welch)
Stewards and the International Jury (Feature Articles) [Competitions\World], September, page 32
Wells, B.
Thermal Finding Instruments (Letters) [Construction & How-To\Homebuilding], June, page 4
Whitehead, E.
Training Safety Means Learning To Do It Right! (Letters) [Safety], October, page 3
Wiik, E.
Getting Glider Tax Down (Letters) [Legislation], March, page 6
Williams, P.
More Suggestions on Accident Prevention (Letters) [Safety], September, page 4
Williams, P.; with L. Gardner and S. Hodd
Nimbus 3's Dominate '83 Open Nationals (Feature Articles) [Competitions\National; Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Nimbus 3], August, page 34
Williams, T.
Schweizer 1-34s - Hard Landings Can be Costly (Safety Corner) [Safety], August, page 44
Williamson, John
Go For The Gold (Feature Articles) [Techniques\Cross-Country\Safety], August, page 32
Willson, T.
Motorglider Competition Rules (Letters) [Competitions\Motorgliders], February, page 3
Winckler, S.J.; with Francis P. Bundy (a.k.a. F.P. Bundy and Francis Bundy)
Rensselaer's "Homebuilt" RP-2 (Feature Articles) [Sailplane Design\Materials; Sailplanes\RP-2; Aircraft\Homebuilt/Kits], June, page 26
Woods, Christopher (a.k.a. Chris Woods)
AS-W 22's over Arizona (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schleicher\ASW 22], April, cover
Kestrel 17 and AS-W 22 over Nevada (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schleicher\ASW 22; People\W.F. Kelsey; Sailplanes\Kestrel 17], December, cover

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Youngblood, B.
Catching A Florida Wave (Feature Articles) [Flight Technique\Safety; Meteorology], May, page 25

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Zink, L.
Pow! She Let Loose (Letters) [Safety; Flight Technique], June, page 3
Zirkle, B.
Safety Corner: Hypoxia [Medical], January, page 48

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Color for Visibility (Letters) [Safety], January, page 2
Cockpit Computers (Letters) [Construction & How-To; Safety\Homebuilding], January, page 5
Peschges VP2C Variometer (Letters) [Construction & How-To\Homebuilding], January, page 5
Strength vs. Age in Composites (Letters) [Sailplane Design\Materials], January, page 5
[Techniques; Meteorology\Safety]January, page 6
Aerotow Emergency Signals (Letters) [Safety], January, page 6
[Competitions\World]January, page 8
Medical Certificates and Experimental Aircraft (SSA in Action) [Medical], January, page 8
Motor Gliders and Pilot Certification (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration], January, page 8
18th World Soaring Championships, Sweepstakes (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World], January, page 9
Buck-a-Mile fundraising (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World], January, page 9
Schweizer SGM 2-37 motorglider test flight (SSA in Action) [Motorgliders\Schweizer\SGM 2-37], January, page 10
U.S. Team Member Eric Mozer (SSA in Action) [People\Eric Mozer; Competitions\World], January, page 11
1984 SSA Calendar photo submissions (SSA in Action) [Publications], January, page 12
Accepts Kolstad Junior Soaring Award Contribution (SSA in Action) [Awards\Kolostad; People\Richard Hall], January, page 12
T. Claude Ryan, in Memoriam (SSA in Action) [Obituaries; People\T. Claude Ryan], January, page 13
Centauri design by Richard Harrington (Homebuilder News) [Sailplanes\Centauri; Aircraft\Homebuilt/Kits], January, page 14
Donald Moore's Un-Named design (Homebuilder News) [Aircraft\Homebuilt/Kits], January, page 14
Komet design by Kevin Renshaw (Homebuilder News) [Aircraft\Homebuilt/Kits], January, page 14
Almost Constant-Speed Prop [Sailplane Design\Homebuilder News], January, page 15
Excelsior, Homebuilt design by Chad Wille (Homebuilder News) [Sailplanes\Excelsior; Aircraft\Homebuilt/Kits], January, page 15
Freedom in Spirit design revisions, Freedom in Spirit, homebuilt design by David Reece (Homebuilder News) [Aircraft\Homebuilt/Kits], January, page 15
Homebuilt Design by Richard Winkel, Homebullder News [Salute], January, page 15
Homebuilt design by David Reece (Homebuilder News) [Freedom in Spirit], January, page 15
Salute, homebuilt design by Richard Winkel (Homebuilder News) [Aircraft\Homebuilt/Kits], January, page 15
Blue Wren, Australian homebuilt design (Homebuilder News) [Ultralights\Blue Wren; Aircraft\Homebuilt/Kits], January, page 16
Extremely Easy, Irv Culver self-launched sailplane design (Homebuilder News) [Ultralight\Extremely Easy; Aircraft\Homebuilt/Kits], January, page 16
Rob Sjostedt's un-named high performance design (Homebuilder News) [Aircraft\Homebuilt/Kits], January, page 16
SSA design contest winner, update (Homebuilder News) [Solitaire], January, page 16
Solitaire, design contest winner, update (Homebuilder News) [Sailplane Design; Aircraft\Homebuilt/Kits], January, page 16
Segelflug Bildkalendar 1983, calendar description [Literature], January, page 17
"The Story of Cowley" by Ursula Burton (SSA in Action) [Literature], January, page 18
The 1982 U.S. National and Regional Champions (Feature Articles) [Competitions\Regional; Competitions\National], January, page 22
Badges - Badge List [FAI\Badges], January, page 50
Motorgliders and Pilot Certification (SSA in Action) [Motorgliders], February, page 8
No Medicals Required (Washington Update|SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration; Medical], February, page 8
SSA Directors Election Results (SSA in Action) [People\Larry Barrett; People\Robert W. Driscoll; Soaring Society of America\Directors], February, page 8
News from Hobbs (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World], February, page 9
Top Pilots Seeded (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Seeding], February, page 9
Meet the Team - Dick Butler (SSA in Action) [People\Dick Butler], February, page 10
XVIIIth OSTIV Congress Call for Papers (SSA in Action) [Conferences and Conventions\OSTIV], February, page 11
Carbon Fiber Repairs (SSA in Action) [Sailplane Design\Materials], February, page 12
Carle Conway, in Memoriam (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], February, page 13
Kevan Corder, in Memoriam (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], February, page 13
Marske Pioneer (Homebuilder News) [Aircraft\Flying Wing], February, page 14
Northeast Monerai Newsletter started (Homebuilder News) [Publications], February, page 14
Zia Production to begin, Homebullder News [Sailplanes\Applebay\Zia], February, pages 14-22
Badges - Badge List [Awards\FAI\Badges], February, page 45
A Verbose Miasma (Letters) [Sites], March, page 4
Testing continued on SSA Homebuilt Sailplane Design Contest Winner (Homebuilder News) [Sailplanes\Solitaire], March, page 19
VSA Seeks WWII Glider Information (SSA in Action) [Vintage Sailplane Association], March, page 37
Badges - Badge List [FAI\Badges], March, page 49
Already in the Worlds (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World], April, page 4
The Soaring Symposium is Back (SSA in Action) [Conferences and Conventions\OSTIV], April, page 4
Wow! What a Job! Doug and Lianna Lamont (SSA in Action) [People\Lianna Lamont; People\Doug Lamont; Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], April, page 5
SSA Membership Recruitment Safari (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], April, page 8
1983 SSA Women's Cross-Country Soaring Seminar (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America; Women], April, page 10
Bob Blaine Elected Secretary/Treasurer SHA (Homebuilder News) [People\Bob Blaine], April, page 11
Dick Schreder Elected President of SHA (Homebuilder News) [People\Dick Schreder], April, page 11
Homebuilt aircraft design revisions (Homebuilder News) [Freedom in Spirit], April, page 11
Jim McCulloch Elected Regional Vice President SHA (Homebuilder News) [People\Jim McCulloch], April, page 11
New power plant under development [Sailplane Design\Homebuilder News], April, page 11
Vernon Oldershaw Elected Regional Vice President, SHA (Homebuilder News) [People\Vernon Oldershaw], April, page 11
Fifth Annual SSA Sailplane Homebuilders Workshop (Homebuilder News) [Soaring Society of America], April, page 12
Freedom Falcon, homebuilt self-launch sailplane, described (Homebuilder News) [Aircraft\Self-Launched], April, page 12
Otto Zauner's Homebuilt Sailplane (Homebuilder News) [Aircraft\Homebuilt/Kits], April, page 15
Badges - Badge List [FAI\Badges], April, page 47
The 1983 SSA International Soaring Convention (Feature Articles) [Conferences and Conventions; OSTIV], May, page 6
The Warren E. Eaton Memorial Trophy presented to Gustave Schuerer [Awards\Eaton; People\Gustave Schuerer], May, page 7
The Lewin B. Barringer Memorial Trophy presented to Wallace A. Scott and William H. Seed, Jr. [Awards\Barringer], May, page 9
The Paul E. Tuntland Memorial Award presented to George J. Vakkur [Awards\Tuntland], May, page 9
CIVV Meeting at the 1983 SSA International Soaring Convention [Conferences and Conventions], May, page 10
Coaches Conference at the 1983 SSA International Soaring Convention [Conferences and Conventions], May, page 10
1983 Sailplane Directory Planned (SSA in Action) [Publications], May, page 12
Directory of U.S. Soaring Sites and Organizations (SSA in Action) [Publications], May, page 12
Meet the Team - Ray Gimmey (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World; People\Ray Gimmey], May, page 12
SSA Membership Recruitment Safari (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], May, page 12
Fifth Annual Women's Cross-Country Soaring Seminar (SSA in Action) [Women], May, page 13
Hollman Condor Production Plans Put Off (Homebuilder News) [Aircraft\Homebuilt/Kits; Motorgliders\Condor], May, page 15
Solitaire (Rutan) plans developments (Homebuilder News) [Sailplanes\Solitaire; Aircraft\Homebuilt/Kits], May, page 15
Windrose design features (Homebuilder News) [Aircraft\Self-Launched; Aircraft\Homebuilt/Kits], May, page 16
Blue Wren, Australian Homebuilt Nears Completion (Homebuilder News) [Ultralights\Blue Wren; Aircraft\Homebuilt/Kits], May, pages 18-19
A Matter for Your Attention (Feature Articles), May, page 23
What Puts Us At Risk: Flying or Pilots? (Letters) [Safety], May, page 23
Badges - Badge List [FAI\Badges], May, page 40
18th World Soaring Championships Sweep stakes Winner (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World], June, page 6
Licensing Experimental Aircraft (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration], June, page 6
Hobbs Update: Contestants Galore! (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World], June, page 7
Meet the Team - George Moffat (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World; People\George Moffat], June, page 7
Meet the Team - Karl Striedieck (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World; People\Karl Striedieck], June, page 7
Manufacturer's Airworthiness Directives AS-W 15 AD Note (SSA in Action) [Safety; Sailplanes\Schleicher\ASW 15], June, page 8
Wave Soaring into the Stratosphere (SSA in Action) [Meteorology], June, page 8
Working Together - SSA and Business Members (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], June, page 8
New Region Eight 300km Trophy Race (SSA in Action) [Awards\Regional; Competitions\Regional], June, page 9
Use of SSA Membership List (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], June, page 9
1984 Nationals Site Sought (SSA in Action) [Competitions\National], June, page 11
On Approaching A Safe Arrival (SSA in Action) [Safety], June, page 11
SSA Membership Recruitment Safari (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], June, page 11
German Man-Powered ship first flight (Homebuilder News) [Aircraft\Human-Powered], June, page 14
Harry's Handy Hardware (Homebuilder News) [Literature], June, page 15
Badges - Badge List [FAI\Badges], June, page 46
A Little Identification, Please (SSA in Action) [Vintage Aircraft], July, page 7
Aerobatics, Anyone? (SSA in Action) [Flight Technique], July, page 7
Lamonts Honored by Harris Hill Resolution (SSA in Action) [People\Lianna Lamont; People\Doug Lamont], July, page 8
SSA Membership Recruitment Safari (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], July, page 9
1000 km Across the Alps (SSA in Action) [Awards\Records and Record Flights], July, page 11
Vintage An Anniversary Safari (SSA in Action) [Vintage Aircraft], July, page 11
FAA Circular Certification and Operation of Amateur-Built Aircraft (Homebuilder News) [Certification\Aircraft], July, page 12
How Can You Determine Whether the Center of Gravity is Within Limits? (SSA in Action) [Safety], July, page 12
Monerai Wing Spar Safety Notification (Homebuilder News) [Sailplanes\Monerai; Homebuilt/Kits], July, page 12
SSA Homebuilt Sailplane Design Contest to be an Annual Event (Homebuilder News) [Sailplane Design], July, page 12
Badges - Badge List [FAI\Badges], July, page 54
Hobbs Bulletin (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World], August, page 6
Identity Quiz, Haller Hawk (SSA in Action) [Vintage Aircraft], August, page 6
SSA Membership Recruitment Safari (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], August, page 6
VSA News (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Vintage Sailplane Association], August, page 6
To What Depths Should You Sink? (SSA in Action) [Flight Technique; Safety], August, page 7
How Much Angle Do You Have in the Bank (SSA in Action) [Flight Technique; Safety], August, page 9
Blue Wren Progress (Homebuilder News) [Aircraft\Homebuilt/Kits; Ultralights\Blue Wren], August, page 10
Free Recruitment Poster (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], August, page 10
Solitaire Plans and Distributors (Homebuilder News) [Aircraft; Solitaire\Homebuilt/Kits], August, page 10
Region Eight Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], August, page 12
When Will the Dragon Fly? [Sailplane Design\Homebuilder News], August, page 12
Region Eleven South Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], August, page 14
Region Nine Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], August, page 17
[Sailplanes\DG-300]August, page 28
Badges - Badge List [FAI\Badges], August, page 46
How Many Ways Can the Start be Stopped? (SSA in Action) [Flight Technique], September, page 6
How Much Speed Do you Need to Succeed? (SSA in Action) [Safety; Techniques], September, page 6
Now Hear This: Everybody Check Your Listing (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], September, page 6
How Many Ways Can The Start Be Stopped? (SSA in Action) [Safety], September, page 8
Region 12 Diamond Banquet (SSA in Action) [Awards], September, page 8
Safety - No Shortage of Ideas [Safety], September, page 52
Badges - Badge List [FAI\Badges], September, page 60
Board of Directors Summer Meeting (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], October, page 4
Regional Directors Elections (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], October, page 4
New SSA Governor for Maryland (SSA in Action) [People\Burton Solomon; Soaring Society of America\Governors], October, page 5
Safety Notes from Here And There (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Grob\Twin Astir; Sailplanes\Vickers-Slingsby Kestrel; Sailplanes\Vickers-Slingsby Vega; Safety; Safety; Motorgliders\Grob G-109], October, page 5
Defeating The Wind When you Want To (SSA in Action) [Safety; Flight Technique], October, page 6
How Can a Few Pounds Bend Your Bird? (SSA in Action) [Aerodynamics; Safety], October, page 6
Homebuilt Sailplane Design Contest (SSA in Action) [Sailplane Design], October, page 9
Practice Makes Perfect (SSA in Action) [Safety], October, page 9
Call for Papers (SSA in Action) [Conferences and Conventions], October, page 10
Don't Be Surprised (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], October, page 10
SIB: Airworthiness Directives An AD on the Standard Cirrus (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration], October, page 10
Advertising News (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], October, page 11
Big Changes in Aeronautical Charts? (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration], October, page 11
Badges - Badge List [FAI\Badges], October, page 46
Executive Director Resigns (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Employees], December, page 6
New State Governor (SSA in Action) [People\Oliver Suddard; Soaring Society of America\Governors], December, page 7
1984 SSA Flight Instructors Revalidation Clinic (SSA in Action) [Conferences and Conventions\OSTIV], December, page 8
SSA Membership at a Record High (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], December, page 8
Category One Pilots (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Seeding], December, page 10
Glider Camp Solos 22 CAP Cadets in Hawaii (SSA in Action) [Soaring Sites\Commercial Operators], December, page 10
Soaring Monument Snaffled (SSA in Action) [Museums\National Soaring Museum], December, page 10
When You Hang Out The Trash and Garbage, What Does It Actually Do? (SSA in Action) [Flight Technique\Safety], December, page 11
Badges - Badge List [FAI\Badges], December, page 44


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