Soaring Magazine Index for 1983 organized by subject

Soaring Magazine Index for 1983 organized by subject

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

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Aerodynamics
Wil Schuemann, Aerodynamic Design A New Wing Planform with Improved Low-Speed Performance, February, page 16
B. Selen, Wing Planform and Flow Control, March, page 3
Mil Schuemann, Reply to Wing Planform and Flow Control, March, page 3
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the AS-W 22, April, page 22
How Can a Few Pounds Bend Your Bird?, October, page 6
Flight Tests
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the Grob 103 Twin II, February, page 36
Wil Schuemann, The Johnson Flight Test Evaluations, March, page 2
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the AS-W 22, April, page 22
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the AS-W 22 (wingtip installation), April, page 30
Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs
Michelle Silver, Mid-Georgia Soaring Association Octoberfest, January, page 51
Michelle Silver, Outlanding at Caesar Creek, January, page 51
Michelle Silver, Recognizing Volunteers, February, page 49
Michelle Silver, The Bluenose Soaring Club's Astir, February, page 49
Michelle Silver, Bernoulli Soaring Association Cross country Flying, February, page 49
Michelle Silver, 18th World Soaring Championships Sweepstakes Club fund-raising, March, page 42
Marty Hollman, New officers elected. Condor Motorglider, Freedom in Spirit Design, SHAp Talk, Freedom Falcon, Homebuilders Workshop, April, page 11
Michelle Silver, Denver Soaring Council Budget, April, page 40
Michelle Silver, North Florida Soaring Society Maintenance of Club Aircraft, April, page 41
Michelle Silver, Clubs Entering World Soaring Championships Sweepstakes, April, page 43
Michelle Silver, New Clubs: Kent State University Flying Club, North Carolina State University Soaring Club, The Western Carolina Soaring Club, May, page 49
Michelle Silver, 18th World Soaring Championship fund donations, Texas Soaring Association. Chicago Glider Club, Caesar Creek Soaring Club, Northern Colorado Soaring Club, May, page 49
Michelle Silver, Owning your Own Gliderport, June, page 42
Michelle Silver, Higher Performance Club Ships, June, page 42
Michelle Silver, Long Island Soaring Association Student Training Program, July, page 52
Michelle Silver, Caesar Creek Soaring Club's Annual Wright Memorial Glider Meet, July, page 52
Michelle Silver, Blackhawk Soaring Club announces Trans-Iowa Trophy, July, page 52
Michelle Silver, Region 12 Soaring Council organization, July, page 52
Michelle Silver, Colorado Regional Soaring Groups Meeting, August, page 50
Michelle Silver, Aero Club Albatross 1-26 Mini-Contest, August, page 50
Michelle Silver, Colorado Soaring Association Sets Season Goals, August, page 50
Michelle Silver, SSA Recruitment Safari Results, August, page 50
Michelle Silver, Membership Recruitment, October, page 44
Michelle Silver, Octoberfests, etc., October, page 44
Michelle Silver, Welcome to New SSA Chapters, October, page 44
Michelle Silver, National Soaring Week Revisited, October, page 44
Michelle Silver, Taos Soaring Festival, October, page 45
Vintage Sailplane Association
W.L. Graham, Old Designs: Bring 'Em Back to Life, May, page 2
VSA News, August, page 6
Aircraft
Solitaire Plans and Distributors, August, page 10
Flying Wing
Marske Pioneer, February, page 14
J. Bell, Callisto, SSA/AIAA Design Contest Winner from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, March, page 17
Homebuilt/Kits
Donald Moore's Un-Named design, January, page 14
Centauri design by Richard Harrington, January, page 14
Komet design by Kevin Renshaw, January, page 14
Freedom in Spirit design revisions, Freedom in Spirit, homebuilt design by David Reece, January, page 15
Salute, homebuilt design by Richard Winkel, January, page 15
Excelsior, Homebuilt design by Chad Wille, January, page 15
Extremely Easy, Irv Culver self-launched sailplane design, January, page 16
Blue Wren, Australian homebuilt design, January, page 16
Solitaire, design contest winner, update, January, page 16
Rob Sjostedt's un-named high performance design, January, page 16
George Applebay, Arrow,Foot-launched sailplane design, Homebuilders News, January, page 17
Otto Zauner's Homebuilt Sailplane, April, page 15
Solitaire (Rutan) plans developments, May, page 15
Hollman Condor Production Plans Put Off, May, page 15
Windrose design features, May, page 16
Blue Wren, Australian Homebuilt Nears Completion, May, pages 18-19
S.J. Winckler and F.P. Bundy, Rensselaer's "Homebuilt" RP-2, June, page 26
George Moffat, Marske Monarch update, Homebuidler News, July, page 19
Blue Wren Progress, August, page 10
J. Bright, The Freedom Falcon, September, page 48
Human-Powered
German Man-Powered ship first flight, June, page 14
Self-Launched
Kenny Danielson, Going Bananas, March, page 32
Freedom Falcon, homebuilt self-launch sailplane, described, April, page 12
Windrose design features, May, page 16
Ultralights
W.F. Kelsey, Thermite, Australian ultralight, December, page 14
Applebay
James Foreman, Zia: A Place in the Sun, July, page 20
Awards
L. Lutton, The Model Award Message: The Real Thing is Even Better, February, page 3
Region 12 Diamond Banquet, September, page 8
Joann B. Shaw, Records Galore!, December, page 12
Badges
John Dezzutti, SSA Bronze Badge Announced, March, page 8
Barringer
The Lewin B. Barringer Memorial Trophy presented to Wallace A. Scott and William H. Seed, Jr., May, page 9
Barron Hilton
Connie Linke, How to Make Dreams Come True, December, page 22
Barron Hilton Cup
Gunter Voltz, Distance Prize: A Soaring Vacation in Nevada, June, page 10
Eaton
The Warren E. Eaton Memorial Trophy presented to Gustave Schuerer, May, page 7
FAI
Badges
Badges - Badge List, February, page 45
Kolostad
Accepts Kolstad Junior Soaring Award Contribution, January, page 12
Lincoln
Archer Martin, Nominate Someone for the Lincoln Award, March, page 18
Robert Gannon, Account of Record Flight Wins Lincoln Award, July, page 8
Records and Record Flights
1000 km Across the Alps, July, page 11
Regional
New Region Eight 300km Trophy Race, June, page 9
Tuntland
The Paul E. Tuntland Memorial Award presented to George J. Vakkur, May, page 9

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Birds
Dr. Scott Jenkins, A Gull on the Wing, August, page 20

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Certification
Aircraft
FAA Circular Certification and Operation of Amateur-Built Aircraft, July, page 12
Commercial Operators
Michelle Silver, International Figures at SSA CFI Clinic, March, page 14
Competition
15-Meter Class
Bill St. Clair, The Learning Season, March, page 20
Competitions
John Dezzutti, Contest Numbers Again, December, page 7
William C. Feldbaumer, Let the Fastest Pilot Win!, December, page 30
1-26
G. Edwards, 1-26 Championship, October, cover
Jack Greene, The 1983 1-26 National Championship, October, page 20
Motorgliders
T. Willson, Motorglider Competition Rules, February, page 3
National
The 1982 U.S. National and Regional Champions, January, page 22
1984 Nationals Site Sought, June, page 11
Bob Phillips, Striedieck Wins 15-Meter Nationals, July, page 24
Robert Grey, Cordele 9, Gnats 0 at Standard Class Nationals, August, page 26
L. Gardner, P. Williams, and S. Hodd, Nimbus 3's Dominate '83 Open Nationals, August, page 34
Regional
The 1982 U.S. National and Regional Champions, January, page 22
New Region Eight 300km Trophy Race, June, page 9
Gren Selbels, Region Five: Booming Lift, Bitter Cold, July, page 46
Region Eight Contest, August, page 12
Region Eleven South Contest, August, page 14
Region Nine Contest, August, page 17
B. Weathers, Region Eleven North Contest, September, page 11
Gene Hammond, Region Seven Contest, September, page 15
G. Kemp, The Perils of Parochialism, October, page 2
J. Harvey, Region One Contest, October, page 12
J. Brennan, Region Four Contest, October, page 15
S. Colton, Region Twelve North Contest, October, page 16
Bob Grey, Region Five South Contest, October, page 40
B. Leonard, Region Ten North Contest, October, page 40
J. Sinclair, Region Eleven Sports Contest, December, page 14
J.L. Butler, Region Six Contest, December, page 16
J. Holbrook, Region Four South Contest, December, page 20
J. Reinhardt and R. Schuetzeberg, Region Ten South Contest, December, page 20
James Foreman, 26th Annual Rocky Mountain Contest, December, page 38
Seeding
Top Pilots Seeded, February, page 9
Category One Pilots, December, page 10
World
W.F. Kelsey, Internationals fund contribution, January, page 2
January, page 8
18th World Soaring Championships, Sweepstakes, January, page 9
Buck-a-Mile fundraising, January, page 9
U.S. Team Member Eric Mozer, January, page 11
News from Hobbs, February, page 9
A. Leffler, International Team Selection, March, page 6
John Dezzutti, World Championships News, March, page 8
Already in the Worlds, April, page 4
Michelle Silver, Meet the Team - Tom Beltz, April, page 6
Meet the Team - Ray Gimmey, May, page 12
18th World Soaring Championships Sweep stakes Winner, June, page 6
Hobbs Update: Contestants Galore!, June, page 7
Meet the Team - George Moffat, June, page 7
Meet the Team - Karl Striedieck, June, page 7
Douglas Lamont, Hobbs: A Preview, July, page 30
J. Bell, A Look at the International Contest Pilots, July, page 37
Hobbs Bulletin, August, page 6
Douglas Lamont, 18th World Soaring Championships, September, page 18
Ann Welch, Stewards and the International Jury, September, page 32
F. Mennitto, Sky at 1983 World Championships, November, cover
Computers and the Internet
Reg Deconti, Skyrace (At My Place!), October, page 38
Conferences and Conventions
Bernald S. Smith, 1983 International Soaring Convention Schedule, Reno, March, page 12
Michelle Silver, International Figures at SSA CFI Clinic, March, page 14
The 1983 SSA International Soaring Convention, May, page 6
Coaches Conference at the 1983 SSA International Soaring Convention, May, page 10
CIVV Meeting at the 1983 SSA International Soaring Convention, May, page 10
Call for Papers, October, page 10
OSTIV
XVIIIth OSTIV Congress Call for Papers, February, page 11
The Soaring Symposium is Back, April, page 4
Bernald S. Smith, Reno '83: Thank You All, June, page 19
1984 SSA Flight Instructors Revalidation Clinic, December, page 8
Construction & How-To
Cockpit Computers, January, page 5
Homebuilding
Peschges VP2C Variometer, January, page 5
B. Wells, Thermal Finding Instruments, June, page 4
Richard H. Johnson, At Last: an Instrument That Reads Drag!, October, page 28
Stephen DuPont, Variometers Misbehaving?, October, page 41
P. Newgard, Watch Out When Adjusting Varies, December, page 3
Construction and How-To
C.D. Norman, A Thermalling Turn Indicator, March, page 30
Les Sebald, Variometer Systems - Some Checks, April, page 36
Homebuilding
Les Sebald, How to Protect Your Gold and Diamonds, July, page 50
G. Speight, A Bi-Polar MacCready Ring?, September, page 2
E. Replogle, Don't Grope Around Inside!, September, page 3
Crewing
Les Sebald, Radios A Beam Antenna - for the Crew, March, page 39

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Design
Callisto
Dick Butler, Flying Wing Design, Winner of SSA/AIAA Design Contest, with 3-view, March, page 17

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FAI
Badges
Badges - Badge List, January, page 50
Badges - Badge List, March, page 49
V. Barrett and J. Bell, Badge and Record Paperwork: You Must Mind the Rules, April, page 46
Badges - Badge List, April, page 47
Badges - Badge List, May, page 40
Badges - Badge List, June, page 46
Badges - Badge List, July, page 54
J.C. Stiles, The One-Percent Rule: It's Alive and Well!, July, page 999
Badges - Badge List, August, page 46
Badges - Badge List, September, page 60
Badges - Badge List, October, page 46
Badges - Badge List, December, page 44
Federal Aviation Administration
Motor Gliders and Pilot Certification, January, page 8
T. Page, The Triumph of Procedure over Function, February, page 3
No Medicals Required, February, page 8
Les Sebald, Annual Inspections, February, page 46
John Dezzutti, Attention: FAR's Revisited, April, page 4
Licensing Experimental Aircraft, June, page 6
John Dezzutti, Pilot Proficiency Program, July, page 4
SIB: Airworthiness Directives An AD on the Standard Cirrus, October, page 10
Big Changes in Aeronautical Charts?, October, page 11
John Dezzutti, Airspace Going, Going, December, page 7
Flight Stories
Bill St. Clair, The Learning Season, March, page 20
J.T. Bent, Badge Flights Move Over, Karl; Move Over, George!, June, page 36
Frank Conner, After 16 Years!, September, page 4
Flight Technique
C.D. Norman, A Thermalling Turn Indicator, March, page 30
L. Zink, Pow! She Let Loose, June, page 3
Mike MacHat, Rigged!, June, page 40
Aerobatics, Anyone?, July, page 7
To What Depths Should You Sink?, August, page 7
How Much Angle Do You Have in the Bank, August, page 9
J.L. Butler, What's With All This Wig-Wagging?, September, page 4
How Many Ways Can the Start be Stopped?, September, page 6
V.M. Saudek, Some Pattern Wisdom from a Veteran, October, page 2
Defeating The Wind When you Want To, October, page 6
Cross-Country
Pat Valdata, Going For It!, September, page 42
Reg Deconti, Skyrace (At My Place!), October, page 38
Jack Benedict, A Bite-Size Cross Country, December, page 36
Safety
Gren Seibels, Out for a Spin, March, page 43
B. Youngblood, Catching A Florida Wave, May, page 25
B. Said, "Stalls, Spins and Safety" by Sammy Mason, June, page 16
W. Torke, Teach Them To Be Adaptable, June, page 46
J. Angenieux, All Right, Students, For Today's Exercise..., July, page 2
Gene Hammond, How Close To The Ground Do You Want To Be Found, December, page 11
When You Hang Out The Trash and Garbage, What Does It Actually Do?, December, page 11
Stephen DuPont, Remember, Pilots: It May Spin You, Unknown, page 999
Freedom in Spirit
Homebuilt design by David Reece, January, page 15
Homebuilt aircraft design revisions, April, page 11

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History
W.F. Kelsey, The Bowlus Baby Albatross, January, pages 34-36
R. Gannon, Harth/Hirth Confusion, April, page 3
M.K. Chen and J.H. McMasters, From Paleoaeronautics to Altostratus - A Technical History of Soaring (Part I), May, page 30
M.K. Chen and J.H. McMasters, (Part I) From Paleoaeronautics to Altostratus - A Technical History of Soaring (Part II), June, page 30
Homebuilders
Harold Huber, Buying a homebuilt, January, page 2
Harold Huber, Attention, Lost Monerai Builders!, December, page 14
Harold Huber, 1983 East and West Coast Homebuilders Workshops, December, page 14
Homebuilt/Kits
Monerai Wing Spar Safety Notification, July, page 12

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Illustration
Harold Huber, Flying Seminole Ranch, Florida, January, page 30
Instruction
R.G. Allemann, Is Cross-Country Soaring a "Right-Hemisphere" Mode of Flying?, January, page 46
Bill St. Clair, The Learning Season, March, page 20
W. Torke, Teach Them To Be Adaptable, June, page 46
J. Angenieux, All Right, Students, For Today's Exercise..., July, page 2
Instruments
John McMasters, Measuring High L/D's-Like Verifying the Holy Ghost?, February, page 6
Les Sebald, Variometer Systems - Some Checks, April, page 36
Richard H. Johnson, At Last: an Instrument That Reads Drag!, October, page 28
Insurance
Bernald S. Smith, An Insurance Alert, January, page 9

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Legislation
E. Wiik, Getting Glider Tax Down, March, page 6
John Dezzutti, Airspace Going, Going, December, page 7
Literature
Segelflug Bildkalendar 1983, calendar description, January, page 17
"The Story of Cowley" by Ursula Burton, January, page 18
Archer Martin, Nominate Someone for the Lincoln Award, March, page 18
N. Faulkner, "Practical Wave Flying" by Mark Palmer, March, page 37
Gren Seibels, Up on the Tip, April, page 32
Harry's Handy Hardware, June, page 15
B. Said, "Stalls, Spins and Safety" by Sammy Mason, June, page 16
Connie Linke, Account of Record Flight Wins Lincoln Award: Lamonts Honored by Harris Hill Resolution, July, page 8
"Composite Aircraft Design", by Marty Hollman, July, page 12
David W. Harris, An Ordinary Day at the Field, August, page 22
C. O'Mahony, Wisdom Recollected in Tranqulllty, September, page 4
James Foreman, A Parable: He Who Complaineth..., October, page 34
Bruce Carmichael, Book Review "Low Power Laminar Aircraft Design", by Alex Strojnik, December, page 14
Gary L. Stokes, The Christmas Cloud, December, page 26
Humor
Jack Lambie, Caught Short in the Shearllne, February, page 27

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Medical
Medical Certificates and Experimental Aircraft, January, page 8
B. Zirkle, Safety Corner: Hypoxia, January, page 48
No Medicals Required, February, page 8
C. Valdez, Physiological Training, April, page 5
Meteorology
Harry Higgins, The Nitty-Gritty on Dusty Thermals, February, page 2
V.M. Saudek, Spontaneous Upwelling is A Lot Better Than Sink, April, page 3
Harry Higgins, It's a Devil of a Hot Issue, May, page 2
B. Youngblood, Catching A Florida Wave, May, page 25
Wave Soaring into the Stratosphere, June, page 8
N. Pocock, Anybody Seen a Smoke Ring thermal, August, page 4
H. Damron, Another Smoke Ring Sighted, December, page 4
Safety
January, page 6
Motorgliders
Motorgliders and Pilot Certification, February, page 8
Condor
Marty Hollman, Condor Motorglider Crashes, April, page 11
Hollman Condor Production Plans Put Off, May, page 15
Dimona
Jan Scott, Shopping for Motorgliders, May, page 20
Fournier/Sportavia SFS-31
A. Brooks, A Call for Exchange of Inside Scoop, May, page 4
Grob G-109
Jan Scott, Shopping for Motorgliders, May, page 20
Safety Notes from Here And There, October, page 5
Scheibe SF-36
Jan Scott, Shopping for Motorgliders, May, page 20
Schweizer
SGM 2-37
Schweizer SGM 2-37 motorglider test flight, January, page 10
Museums
National Soaring Museum
Soaring Monument Snaffled, December, page 10

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Obituaries
T. Claude Ryan, in Memoriam, January, page 13
Kevan Corder, in Memoriam, February, page 13
Carle Conway, in Memoriam, February, page 13
V.M. Saudek, Harold Huber, in Memoriam, March, page 38
P.A. Petmecky, in Memoriam, Thomas W. Heywood, July, page 11
V.M. Saudek, David A. Matlin, 1906-1983, December, page 12
OSTIV
The 1983 SSA International Soaring Convention, May, page 6

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People
Larry Barrett
SSA Directors Election Results, February, page 8
Tom Beltz
Michelle Silver, Meet the Team - Tom Beltz, April, page 6
John T. Bent
Move over George!, Move over Karl, June, page 36
Bob Blaine
Bob Blaine Elected Secretary/Treasurer SHA, April, page 11
Dick Butler
Meet the Team - Dick Butler, February, page 10
Robert W. Driscoll
SSA Directors Election Results, February, page 8
Richard C. Du Pont
R. Boulware, Virginia Honors du Pont Flight, December, page 3
George
Homebuilt/Kits
James Foreman, Zia: A Place in the Sun, July, page 20
Ray Gimmey
Meet the Team - Ray Gimmey, May, page 12
Richard Hall
Accepts Kolstad Junior Soaring Award Contribution, January, page 12
Thomas W. Heywood
P.A. Petmecky, in Memoriam, Thomas W. Heywood, July, page 11
Harold Huber
Harold Huber, January, page 14
W.F. Kelsey, The Bowlus Baby Albatross, January, pages 34-36
V.M. Saudek, Harold Huber, in Memoriam, March, page 38
Harold Huber, Homebuilt Distance Badge Flights on the Rise, May, page 19
Harold Huber, 1983 Sailplane Homebuilders Workshop, July, page 7
Harold Huber, SSA Homebuilt Design Contest to be an Annual Event, July, page 12
Harold Huber, Sailplanes Homebuilder's Workshop Update, August, page 12
J. Bright, The Freedom Falcon, September, page 48
Volmer Jensen
Howard E. Burr, The Aircraft of Volmer Jensen, March, page 26
Richard H. Johnson
W.F. Kelsey, The Bowlus Baby Albatross, January, pages 34-36
Paul MacCready, Jr.
G. Speight, A Bi-Polar MacCready Ring?, September, page 2
W.F. Kelsey
Christopher Woods, Kestrel 17 and AS-W 22 over Nevada, December, cover
Dewey Kemp
W.F. Kelsey, The Bowlus Baby Albatross, January, pages 34-36
Bud Kimball
W.F. Kelsey, The Bowlus Baby Albatross, January, pages 34-36
Doug Lamont
Wow! What a Job! Doug and Lianna Lamont, April, page 5
Wallace A. Scott, It's Bouquet Time, June, page 2
Lamonts Honored by Harris Hill Resolution, July, page 8
Lianna Lamont
Wow! What a Job! Doug and Lianna Lamont, April, page 5
Wallace A. Scott, It's Bouquet Time, June, page 2
Lamonts Honored by Harris Hill Resolution, July, page 8
Joe Lincoln
W.F. Kelsey, The Bowlus Baby Albatross, January, pages 34-36
David A. Matlin
V.M. Saudek, David A. Matlin, 1906-1983, December, page 12
Jim McCulloch
Jim McCulloch Elected Regional Vice President SHA, April, page 11
Don Minghelli
W.F. Kelsey, The Bowlus Baby Albatross, January, pages 34-36
Don Mitchell
W.F. Kelsey, The Bowlus Baby Albatross, January, pages 34-36
George Moffat
Meet the Team - George Moffat, June, page 7
Eric Mozer
U.S. Team Member Eric Mozer, January, page 11
Vernon Oldershaw
Vernon Oldershaw Elected Regional Vice President, SHA, April, page 11
Willis and Lynn Orgill
W.F. Kelsey, The Bowlus Baby Albatross, January, pages 34-36
Peter Riedel
R. Gannon, Harth/Hirth Confusion, April, page 3
Harland Ross
W.F. Kelsey, The Bowlus Baby Albatross, January, pages 34-36
T. Claude Ryan
T. Claude Ryan, in Memoriam, January, page 13
Dick Schreder
W.F. Kelsey, The Bowlus Baby Albatross, January, pages 34-36
Dick Schreder Elected President of SHA, April, page 11
Wil Schuemann
Alex Strojnik, The Schuemann View on Spanwise Flow, April, page 2
W. Hinote, The Schuemann View on Spanwise Flow, April, page 2
Gustave Schuerer
The Warren E. Eaton Memorial Trophy presented to Gustave Schuerer, May, page 7
Burton Solomon
New SSA Governor for Maryland, October, page 5
Karl Striedieck
Meet the Team - Karl Striedieck, June, page 7
Bob Phillips, Striedieck Wins 15-Meter Nationals, July, page 24
Oliver Suddard
New State Governor, December, page 7
Bob Symons
W.F. Kelsey, The Bowlus Baby Albatross, January, pages 34-36
Paul Tuntland
W.F. Kelsey, The Bowlus Baby Albatross, January, pages 34-36
WoodyBrown
W.F. Kelsey, The Bowlus Baby Albatross, January, pages 34-36
George Worthington
remembrance, January, page 2
Performance
Evaluations
Jan Scott, Sailplanes on the Test Track, April, page 16
C. Coury, Can Zoom Data Measure Climb Performance?, May, page 2
W. Catto, Whatever Happened to Standard Class?, October, page 2
Richard H. Johnson, At Last: an Instrument That Reads Drag!, October, page 28
Publications
1984 SSA Calendar photo submissions, January, page 12
Northeast Monerai Newsletter started, February, page 14
J. Bell, SSA Sailplane Directory planned, March, page 10
1983 Sailplane Directory Planned, May, page 12
Directory of U.S. Soaring Sites and Organizations, May, page 12

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Records and Record Flights
Tom Knauff, The World's Longest Record Flight?, July, page 44
B. Brose, A Little Clarification, August, page 3

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Safety
Color for Visibility, January, page 2
Aerotow Emergency Signals, January, page 6
Barry Schiff, Stall/Spin Awareness, February, page 33
J. Angenieux, The Tail Waggle's Meaning - More Than Meets the Eye, March, page 4
T. Elmore, More on Safety Color Marking, March, page 6
D. Lowy, Accident Reports Accident Reports, March, page 6
John Dezzutti, Let's Be Careful Out There: Executive Director's Report, March, page 8
C.D. Norman, A Thermalling Turn Indicator, March, page 30
Les Sebald, Radios A Beam Antenna - for the Crew, March, page 39
Gren Seibels, Out for a Spin, March, page 43
R. Clark, Watch for Brass Wire!, April, page 2
S. Davies, It's the Breaks, The Brakes, That Is, April, page 45
What Puts Us At Risk: Flying or Pilots?, May, page 23
T. Copper, Altimeter Setting: MSL or Zero?, May, page 44
Tom Knauff, Fan That Rudder, May, page 44
T. Pratt, How Rugged is Broken?, June, page 2
B. Helvie, Strobe Light for Cloudy Gaggles, June, page 3
L. Zink, Pow! She Let Loose, June, page 3
Manufacturer's Airworthiness Directives AS-W 15 AD Note, June, page 8
On Approaching A Safe Arrival, June, page 11
James Foreman, The Accident That Nearly Happened, June, page 22
Mike MacHat, Rigged!, June, page 40
Les Sebald, Hotellier Control Rod Coupling Safety Link, June, page 44
Les Sebald, What About Safety?, June, page 44
J. Angenieux, All Right, Students, For Today's Exercise..., July, page 2
John Dezzutti, Pilot Proficiency Program, July, page 4
How Can You Determine Whether the Center of Gravity is Within Limits?, July, page 12
Stephen DuPont, I Know What It Says, but What Does It Mean?, July, page 53
John Joss, An Appeal from the Heart, August, page 2
I. Prue, A Short Note of Wisdom, August, page 4
To What Depths Should You Sink?, August, page 7
How Much Angle Do You Have in the Bank, August, page 9
T. Williams, Schweizer 1-34s - Hard Landings Can be Costly, August, page 44
J.L. Butler, What's With All This Wig-Wagging?, September, page 4
P. Williams, More Suggestions on Accident Prevention, September, page 4
How Much Speed Do you Need to Succeed?, September, page 6
How Many Ways Can The Start Be Stopped?, September, page 8
Hal Lawrence, Remember the Summer of '86?, September, page 52
Tom Knauff, Accidents - We Can Do Something, September, page 52
Safety - No Shortage of Ideas, September, page 52
V.M. Saudek, Some Pattern Wisdom from a Veteran, October, page 2
E. Whitehead, Training Safety Means Learning To Do It Right!, October, page 3
Safety Notes from Here And There, October, page 5
Safety Notes from Here And There, October, page 5
Defeating The Wind When you Want To, October, page 6
How Can a Few Pounds Bend Your Bird?, October, page 6
Practice Makes Perfect, October, page 9
V. Frye, A Plea for Accident Reports, December, page 2
H. Nixon, Off-Field Landings Can't be Forbidden, December, page 3
Karl Striedieck, Collisions: Paint Won't Help the View, December, page 3
Richard H. Johnson, If You Learn in a Trainer That Won't, Neither Can You, December, page 42
T. Elmore, More on Identification, Unknown, page 59
Homebuilding
Cockpit Computers, January, page 5
Sailplanes
Blanik
S. Connor, Avoiding Inadvertant Blanik Outlandings, February, page 5
Sailplane Design
Solitaire, design contest winner, update, January, page 16
David Shapiro, Let's Hear It for Repairmen, February, page 2
Wil Schuemann, A New Wing Planform with Improved Low Speed Performance, February, page 16
J. Bell, SSA/AIAA Design Contest, March, page 16
Les Sebald, What About Safety?, June, page 44
SSA Homebuilt Sailplane Design Contest to be an Annual Event, July, page 12
Les Sebald, How to Protect Your Gold and Diamonds, July, page 50
Frank E. Connor, A High-Altitude High, September, page 8
Les Sebald, A Potpourri of Special Tips, September, page 56
Homebuilt Sailplane Design Contest, October, page 9
Homebuilder News
Almost Constant-Speed Prop, January, page 15
New power plant under development, April, page 11
When Will the Dragon Fly?, August, page 12
Materials
Strength vs. Age in Composites, January, page 5
Carbon Fiber Repairs, February, page 12
H.Y. Loken, More on Kevlar, May, page 2
S.J. Winckler and F.P. Bundy, Rensselaer's "Homebuilt" RP-2, June, page 26
Sailplanes
Bowlus Baby Albatross
W.F. Kelsey, The Bowlus Baby Albatross, January, pages 34-36
Sailplanes
Applebay
Zia
Zia Production to begin, Homebullder News, February, pages 14-22
James Foreman, Zia: A Place in the Sun, July, page 20
Baby Albatross
W.L. Graham, Old Designs: Bring 'Em Back to Life, May, page 2
Blanik
Mike MacHat, Rigged!, June, page 40
Centauri
Centauri design by Richard Harrington, January, page 14
Design
Les Sebald, Annual Inspections, February, page 46
Engineering
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the AS-W 22 (wingtip installation), April, page 30
DG-300
Reg Deconti, New DG-300 Announced, January, page 13
August, page 28
Excelsior
Excelsior, Homebuilt design by Chad Wille, January, page 15
Glasflugel 402
Ray Gimmey, in the Interest of Accuracy, August, page 6
Glasflugel 404
Peter Selinger, Glasflugel 404, June, cover
Grob
Twin Astir
Safety Notes from Here And There, October, page 5
Grob 103 Twin II
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the Grob 103 Twin II, February, page 36
Kestrel 17
Christopher Woods, Kestrel 17 and AS-W 22 over Nevada, December, cover
Komet
Tom Knauff, Homebuilt design by Kevin Renshaw, January, page 14
Lark I.S.-28b2
R. Clark, Watch for Brass Wire!, April, page 2
Marske Pioneer II
Mike MacHat, Built by P. and R. Chevalier, February, page 14
Monerai
Monerai Wing Spar Safety Notification, July, page 12
Harold Huber, Attention, Lost Monerai Builders!, December, page 14
RP-2
S.J. Winckler and F.P. Bundy, Rensselaer's "Homebuilt" RP-2, June, page 26
Schempp-Hirth
Nimbus
W.F. Kelsey, The Bowlus Baby Albatross, January, pages 34-36
David Shapiro, Hunting the Wild Turkey, January, page 41
Nimbus 3
John McMasters, Measuring High L/D's-Like Verifying the Holy Ghost?, February, page 6
Kenny Danielson, Going Bananas, March, page 32
L. Gardner, P. Williams, and S. Hodd, Nimbus 3's Dominate '83 Open Nationals, August, page 34
Standard Cirrus
Burton Solomon, An AD on the Standard Cirrus, October, page 10
Ventus Turbo
Kenny Danielson, Going Bananas, March, page 32
Schleicher
ASW 12
Wil Schuemann, A New Wing Planform with Improved Low Speed Performance, February, page 16
ASW 15
Manufacturer's Airworthiness Directives AS-W 15 AD Note, June, page 8
ASW 22
Christopher Woods, AS-W 22's over Arizona, April, cover
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the AS-W 22, April, page 22
Christopher Woods, Kestrel 17 and AS-W 22 over Nevada, December, cover
ASW-12
W. Schuemann and A. Aldott, ASW-12, February, cover
ASW-19
Gary Sauer, AS-W 19 above the Grand Tetons, January, cover
Schweizer
1-26
Jack Greene, The 1983 1-26 National Championship, October, page 20
1-36 Sprite
James Foreman, The Accident That Nearly Happened, June, page 22
2-32
Laszlo Horvath, Schweizer 2-32 over Sedona, Arizona, August, cover
SGS 1-26
G. Edwards, 1-26 Championship, October, cover
Solitaire
Testing continued on SSA Homebuilt Sailplane Design Contest Winner, March, page 19
Solitaire (Rutan) plans developments, May, page 15
Vickers-Slingsby Kestrel
Safety Notes from Here And There, October, page 5
Vickers-Slingsby Vega
Safety Notes from Here And There, October, page 5
Zia
George Applebay, Zia Production to Begin, February, page 14
Salute
Homebuilt Design by Richard Winkel, Homebullder News, January, page 15
Scoring
William C. Feldbaumer, Let the Fastest Pilot Win!, December, page 30
Seeding
A. Leffler, International Team Selection, March, page 6
Self-Launched Aircraft
James Foreman, Zia: A Place in the Sun, July, page 20
Sites
Bill Kilborn, Florida"s Flying Seminole Ranch, January, page 32
Richard H. Johnson, The Trials and Tribulation of Starting a X-C School, February, page 4
C. O'Mahoney, Southwest Pennsylvania is Beautiful, Too, March, page 2
A Verbose Miasma, March, page 4
R. Voltz, Mimi, Nous t'aimons, March, page 5
Michelle Silver, International Figures at SSA CFI Clinic, March, page 14
Michelle Silver, El Tiro Gliderport, Tucson, Hilltown, Philadelphia, Richmond Airport, Michigan, June, page 42
Douglas Lamont, Hobbs: A Preview, July, page 30
Hemet, CA
George Uvegas, Springtime Takeoff at Hemet, May, cover
Instruction
Frank E. Conner, Better Cross-Country Training for Soaring Pilots Should Start Early, May, page 38
Soaring Sites
Barry Schiff, Stall/Spin Awareness, February, page 33
L. Neyland, And What Is The Ship-Du-Jour?, August, page 3
P. Teunisse, To See Our Sites as Others See Us, September, page 2
L. Stephens, Who'd Like to Swap for New Zealand Soaring?, December, page 2
Commercial Operators
Glider Camp Solos 22 CAP Cadets in Hawaii, December, page 10
Soaring Society of America
Michelle Silver, Taking a Friend to Launch-Join the SSA Recruitment Safari, March, page 16
SSA Membership Recruitment Safari, April, page 8
1983 SSA Women's Cross-Country Soaring Seminar, April, page 10
Fifth Annual SSA Sailplane Homebuilders Workshop, April, page 12
M. McFarland, Is Soaring Already Too Big?, May, page 3
SSA Membership Recruitment Safari, May, page 12
Working Together - SSA and Business Members, June, page 8
Use of SSA Membership List, June, page 9
SSA Membership Recruitment Safari, June, page 11
SSA Membership Recruitment Safari, July, page 9
SSA Membership Recruitment Safari, August, page 6
Free Recruitment Poster, August, page 10
Now Hear This: Everybody Check Your Listing, September, page 6
John Dezzutti, Executive Director's Report, October, page 4
SSA Membership at a Record High, December, page 8
Directors
SSA Directors Election Results, February, page 8
Regional Directors Elections, October, page 4
Board of Directors Summer Meeting, October, page 4
Employees
Executive Director Resigns, December, page 6
Governors
New SSA Governor for Maryland, October, page 5
New State Governor, December, page 7
Soaring Magazine
B. Mouton, How to Get More Technical Coverage, March, page 6
Douglas Lamont, Editorial Changes, March, page 10
J. Bryan, Soaring's Subject Mix: Another View, April, page 3
Wow! What a Job! Doug and Lianna Lamont, April, page 5
Don't Be Surprised, October, page 10
Advertising News, October, page 11
Solitaire
SSA design contest winner, update, January, page 16
Homebuilt/Kits
Solitaire Plans and Distributors, August, page 10
Stamps
J. Vach, Soviet Soaring Stamps, July, page 3

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Techniques
January, page 6
S. Connor, Avoiding Inadvertant Blanik Outlandings, February, page 5
J. Angenieux, The Tail Waggle's Meaning - More Than Meets the Eye, March, page 4
Bill St. Clair, The Learning Season, March, page 20
How Much Speed Do you Need to Succeed?, September, page 6
Cross-Country
Norm Daike, Heber Jeepers, January, page 20
Richard H. Johnson, The Trials and Tribulation of Starting a X-C School, February, page 4
Helen Georgeson, The Westerlies Are On!, February, page 30
Safety
John Williamson, Go For The Gold, August, page 32
Flight
Tom Knauff, Fan That Rudder, May, page 44
Ridge Soaring
Tom Knauff, The World's Longest Record Flight?, July, page 44

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Ultralight
Extremely Easy
Extremely Easy, Irv Culver self-launched sailplane design, January, page 16
Ultralights
Arrow
George Applebay, Arrow,Foot-launched sailplane design, Homebuilders News, January, page 17
Blue Wren
Blue Wren, Australian homebuilt design, January, page 16
Blue Wren, Australian Homebuilt Nears Completion, May, pages 18-19
Blue Wren Progress, August, page 10
Monarch
George Moffat, Marske Monarch update, Homebuidler News, July, page 19
Sunfun
Oliver Suddard, NASA Tests Volmer Jensen's VJ24W Sunfun, July, page 16
Thermite
W.F. Kelsey, Thermite, Australian ultralight, December, page 14

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Vintage Aircraft
W.F. Kelsey, The Bowlus Baby Albatross, January, pages 34-36
W.L. Graham, Old Designs: Bring 'Em Back to Life, May, page 2
Frank Gross, Postcard From Yesterday, July, page 2
A Little Identification, Please, July, page 7
Vintage An Anniversary Safari, July, page 11
Tasso Proppe, Birds of a Feather Sometimes Aren't, August, page 4
Identity Quiz, Haller Hawk, August, page 6
Vintage Aircraft History
Howard E. Burr, The Aircraft of Volmer Jensen, March, page 26
Vintage Sailplane Association
VSA Seeks WWII Glider Information, March, page 37

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Women
Michelle Silver, 1983 Women's Cross-Country Soaring Seminar, March, page 9
1983 SSA Women's Cross-Country Soaring Seminar, April, page 10
Fifth Annual Women's Cross-Country Soaring Seminar, May, page 13
Pat Valdata, Going For It!, September, page 42

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Youth
Michelle Silver, Soaring Youth Camps in Germany, April, page 4
D. Schuetzbert, Young is the Best Time to Start, May, page 3

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No subject
Wolfgang Obst, Coming Home Late, March, cover
Harold Huber, March, page 19
A Matter for Your Attention, May, page 23
George Uvegas, World Championships Impressions, July, cover
I. Andresen, Nimbus 3s in Formation, September, cover
H. Lawrence and T. Knauff, Safety - No Shortage of Ideas, September, page 52


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