Soaring Magazine Index for 1984 organized by author

Soaring Magazine Index for 1984 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, V, W, None

A

Althaus, Dieter
Drag Probe Rake Design (Letter) [Aerodynamics\Sailplanes\Design; Instrumentation], May, page 3
Aull, Louis J.
The Essence of the Matter [Competitions; Philosophy of Soaring], April, page 2
Austin, Sharon
The 1984 Standard Class U.S. National Championships (Feature Articles) [Competitions\National], October, page 28

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Banks, Howard
Listen: Derek Piggot Talks About Soaring [Book Reviews; Instruction], January, page 10
Barrett, Larry
in Memoriam - Maj. Robert L. Wenning, Capt. Alan Lombardi [Obituaries], June, page 11
Benbough, Richard
The Convertible Albatross (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Bowlus S-100 Albatross; History; Aircraft], May, page 36
Benson, O.A.
Flying Safety Is More Attitude Than Altitude (Safety Corner) [Philosophy of Soaring; Safety], March, page 49
Berle, William M.
Airports Are Where You Find Them (Feature Articles) [Techniques\Cross-Country Soaring; Safety], August, page 32
Blackburn, Al (a.k.a. A. Blackburn)
Redlining on the Ridge (Feature Articles) [Techniques\Ridge Soaring; Competitions\Regional], January, page 24
Bohn-Meyer, Marta; with Einar Enevoldson
The Rutan Solitaire (Feature Articles) [Homebuilts; Performance\Evaluations; Sailplanes\Solitaire], March, page 24
Bowmar, Bruce; with Janyc[e]e Kamahele
Region 12 North Championships [Competitions\Regional], November, page 57
Brain, Val
Soaring and Stress (Feature Articles) [Medical; Safety], July, page 17
Brickner, Cindy
1984 SSA Membership Recruitment Drive [Soaring Society of America\Membership], June, page 8
Sixth Year For SHA Workshops (Homebuilder News) [SHA Design Contest; Soaring Society of America], July, page 6
Women"s Soaring Seminar, Texas Style [Women; Conferences and Conventions], July, page 7
Burda, Ron
2-33 Over San Francisco (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 2-33], January, cover
Burton, Tony Alert
It Might Happen To You! (Letter) [Techniques; Safety], March, page 3

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Campbell, John H. (a.k.a. John Campbell)
Let's Have More Sports Class Action [Competitions\Sports Class], November, page 12
Carswell, Dean; with Ron Ridenour
Cause/Cure of Mishaps Using Spoilers and Flaps [Techniques; Safety], March, page 10
Childre, Stu
Anatomy Of An Accident [Safety\Accident Reports], December, page 34
Clark, Roger
509-Mile Task Highlights 1984 Open Class National Championship (Feature Articles) [Competitions\National], August, page 20
Coleson, Eric
Crosswind Landings; Faster Is Better (Letter) [Techniques\Landing; Safety], January, page 2
Crosswind Landings; Faster Is Better (Letter) [Safety; Techniques\Landing], June, page 2
Coleson, Eric; with E. Gene Hammond (a.k.a. Gene Hammond)
Some Data On Towropes You May Not Have Expected [Safety; Techniques; Launching\Towropes], May, page 6
Combs, Henry
That Beautiful Mountain and Her Sinister Trap (Feature Articles) [Safety; Techniques], September, page 20
Cookson, Catherine
The 1984 Women's Soaring Seminar (Feature Articles) [Conferences and Conventions; Women], November, page 50
Coon, George W., Jr.
A Missed Mid-Air [Safety], August, page 6
Cooper, Tom (a.k.a. T. Cooper)
Beating The High Cost Of Speed Rings (Maintenance and Projects) [Construction and How-To; Instrumentation], March, page 53
Coury, Charles
One for Accident Reports (Letter) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine; Safety\Accident Reports], February, page 2
Crawford, John
... And More On the Same Hazardous Phenomenon (Thermal upsets) [Techniques; Safety], December, page 7
Cross, Carl F.
It Pays To Read Soaring! [Safety], November, page 2

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Dean, James L.
Quiet That Towplane! [Launching\Towplanes], December, page 4
Dehon, William B., Jr.
Astir Looping Over Florida (Covers) [Aerobatics; Sailplanes\Astir], June, cover
Dingess, Jim
Grob G-103 and Schweizer 1-36 over Tehachapi, California (Covers) [Sailplanes\Grob G-103; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-36], October, cover
Dirks, Wilhelm
An Expert Explains [Aerodynamics; Sailplanes\Design; Safety], October, page 6
Driscoll, Robert W.
An Appreciative Pollster [Competitions\Scoring], April, page 3
Drought, Geoff
We Has Met The Enemy, And They Is (Letter) [Safety], October, 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)
You Can Bank On These Words of Wisdom (Letter) [Techniques; Safety], February, page 2
Durance, Eric E.
A Close One At Foster's Farm (Feature Articles) [Techniques\Cross-Country Soaring; Safety], August, page 28

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Ellison, Norman H.
in Memoriam - Stuart Fursman [Obituaries], April, page 12
Enevoldson, Einar; with Marta Bohn-Meyer
The Rutan Solitaire (Feature Articles) [Homebuilts; Performance\Evaluations; Sailplanes\Solitaire], March, page 24

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Farry, Kris
Sailplane Homebuilders Association Eastern Workshop [Sailplanes\Bowlus BZ-1; Sailplanes\HP-21; Homebuilts; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Sailplane Homebuilders Association], November, page 21
Feldbaumer, Wm. C.
More on TET Scoring (Letter) [Competitions\Scoring], May, page 3
Fitch, Bob
Region 2 Contest [Competitions\Regional], August, page 36
Foreman, Jim (a.k.a. J. Foreman)
Don't Forget Your OLK (Feature Articles) [Safety; Techniques\Cross-Country Soaring; Equipment], July, page 34
Taos Soaring Festival [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], October, page 24
Should Clubs Be Involved in Primary Training Of New Pilots? [Safety; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Instruction], December, page 31
Frazier, Terry
SOARATHON (Feature Articles), February, page 14
It's Hard to Fly With Your Legs Crossed [Medical; Safety], March, page 4

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Gaines, Robert E. (a.k.a. Robert Gaines, Bob Gaines, R. Gaines)
A Little ELAN, If You Please (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Glaser-Dirks\DG-101], February, page 30
Accident Inquiry Form [Safety\Accident Reports], September, page 25
Gonzales, Dan
There's Nothing Better Than Being Legal [Safety], March, page 3
Gravance, J.R.
On Contest Safety [Competitions; Safety], October, page 2
Green, Alan B.
And Now For My Next Trick [Meteorology; Techniques], January, page 2
Greenblatt, Lynne; with Robert Greenblatt (a.k.a. Bob Greenblatt)
in Memoriam - Horace Pettit, Jr [Obituaries], August, page 17
Greenblatt, Robert (a.k.a. Bob Greenblatt); with Lynne Greenblatt
in Memoriam - Horace Pettit, Jr [Obituaries], August, page 17
Grey, Robert (a.k.a. Bob Grey, B. Grey)
Region 5 South Championships [Competitions\Regional], September, page 8
Gross, Frank R.
The Cadet Glider (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Baker-Mcmillen Cadet; History; Vintage Aircraft], June, page 28

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Hall, Stanley A. (a.k.a. Stan A. Hall, Stan Hall, S. Hall, S.A. Hall)
Tips on the Use of Dacron Covering (Maintenance and Projects) [Construction and How-To], January, page 42
The Stits Procedure (Maintenance and Projects) [Construction and How-To], February, page 46
Judging The Homebuilt Sailplane Design Competition (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Design], November, page 30
Hammond, E. Gene (a.k.a. Gene Hammond)
"Transition to Gliders; A Flight Training Handbook for Power Pilots" by Tom Knauff [Book Reviews; Instruction], April, page 10
What Does It Take To Get Your Attention? [Safety], April, page 13
Rudder Goes With Aileron Like Bacon Goes With Eggs [Techniques; Safety], June, page 11
Thermaling in A Crowd [Techniques\Thermaling; Safety], September, page 7
Checklists [Safety], October, page 14
New Spin Recovery Technique? [Techniques; Safety], November, page 11
Dolphin Flying [Techniques\Cross-Country Soaring], November, page 34
Hammond, E. Gene (a.k.a. Gene Hammond); with Eric Coleson
Some Data On Towropes You May Not Have Expected [Safety; Techniques; Launching\Towropes], May, page 6
Hammond, E. Gene (a.k.a. Gene Hammond); with Mike Koerner
Wind in the Pattern; Woe or No? [Techniques\Landing], February, page 11
Hammond, E. Gene (a.k.a. Gene Hammond); with Sandy McAusland
See and Be Seen - Part 1 [Safety], June, page 33
Hammond, E. Gene (a.k.a. Gene Hammond); with Sandy McAusland, Bruce Helvie and Gernot Neubauer
The Case For Lighting Up (Safety Corner) [Equipment; Construction and How-To; Safety], July, page 42
Harvey, John
Region 1 Championships [Competitions\Regional], November, page 56
Helmerson, Lars
More On Birds And Thermals (Letter) [Birds], November, page 6
Helvie, Bruce; with E. Gene Hammond (a.k.a. Gene Hammond), Sandy McAusland and Gernot Neubauer
The Case For Lighting Up (Safety Corner) [Equipment; Construction and How-To; Safety], July, page 42
Henderson, Stuart
in Memoriam - Harold Clausen [Obituaries], October, page 41
Herit, Stephen M.
And Another (Accident Reports) (Letter) [Safety\Accident Reports], February, page 2
Herold, Carl
Note From The President [Soaring Society of America], October, page 8
Hill, William G. (a.k.a. Bill Hill, Billy Hill, W.G. Hill, William Hill)
The Has-Been (Feature Articles) [Vintage Aircraft; Aircraft\Pratt-Read], February, page 16
Hindman, Edward Ward
Anatomy Of A Wave Flight (Feature Articles) [Techniques], November, page 45
Horvath, Lazlo (a.k.a. Laslo "Les" Horvath, Les Horvath, L. Horvath, Laszlo Horvath); with Sander Veenstra
Ventus B over Sedona, Arizona (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Ventus], April, cover
Hudson, Garey
in Defense of AS-W 20's (Letter) [Sailplanes\Schleicher\ASW 19/20; Aircraft; Safety], April, page 3

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Jacobs, Doug
in Memoriam - Jon Mead [Obituaries], April, page 16
A Contest Pilot Reports On Flying The Discus (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Discus; Performance\Evaluations; Performance\Pilot Reports], November, page 14
Jasczlics, Ivan
The Bank: What's Your Angle? (Letter) [Launching\Aerotow; Techniques\Aerotow], April, page 6
Jenkins, Dr. Scott A.
First Glass At Estrella (Feature Articles) [Techniques; Safety; Instruction], July, page 24
Johnson, Derek P. (a.k.a. Derek Johnson)
Approach to Land (Not by the Numbers!) [Safety\Techniques\Landing], February, page 41
Johnson, Richard H. (a.k.a. Dick Johnson, Richard Johnson, R.H. Johnson, R. Johnson)
A Flight Test Evaluation of the Grob G-102 Club IIIB (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Grob G-102; Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], January, page 18
A Word to The Wise (Letter) [Competitions; Safety], March, page 2
A Flight Test Evaluation of the 16.6-Meter Ventus (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Ventus; Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], April, page 20
Sailplane Maintenance and Flight Improvement Suggestions (Maintenance and Projects) [Construction and How-To], May, page 41
A Flight Test Evaluation Of An LS-4a (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Rolladen-Schneider\LS-4/4a; Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], September, page 14
Joss, John
in Memoriam - Ray Elsmore [Obituaries], February, page 34
Over the Top (Letter) [Techniques; Safety], July, page 2
The 1984 15-Meter Class U.S. National Championships (Feature Articles) [Competitions\National], September, page 38
On Thermal Upsets While Working A Ridge [Techniques; Safety], December, page 6

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Kamahele, Janyc[e]e; with Bruce Bowmar
Region 12 North Championships [Competitions\Regional], November, page 57
Knauff, Thomas (a.k.a. Tom Knauff, T. Knauff)
PT3 - Premature Termination of the Tow (Feature Articles) [Safety; Launching\Aerotowing; Instruction], January, page 34
Koerner, Mike; with E. Gene Hammond (a.k.a. Gene Hammond)
Wind in the Pattern; Woe or No? [Techniques\Landing], February, page 11
Kuettner, Dr. Joachim P.
The 2000 Kilometer Wave Flight! (Feature Articles) [Techniques; Meteorology], May, page 14
Kuhlke, K. Lee
Another View On TET [Competitions], February, page 3
Kurdziel, Edward G.
One More Fan of Accident Reports (Letter) [Safety\Accident Reports], March, page 6

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Lamont, Douglas
After All, by Gren Seibels [Book Reviews], February, page 33
Club Invites Alumni to 25th Anniversary [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], August, page 41
Lattimore, Hal M.
New SSA Officers (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Officers], October, page 9
Lee, Bill
The Wings Shouldn't Flap! [Safety], October, page 26
Lincoln, Judy
Region 9 Championships [Competitions\Regional], September, page 11

M     (up to table of contents)

MacCready, Dr. Paul
Soaring Aerodynamics of Frigate Birds (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics\Sailplanes\Design; Birds], July, page 20
Maki, Jeffrey
1-26 Over Torrey Pines, California (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], August, cover
Matheny, Bob
First of a Series? (Letter) [Techniques\Ballast; Safety], August, page 3
Mattson, Dudley
The White Pelicans Are Back [Birds], November, page 6
Maupin, Jim
in Memoriam - Jack Benedict [Obituaries], May, page 9
McAusland, Sandy; with E. Gene Hammond (a.k.a. Gene Hammond)
See and Be Seen - Part 1 [Safety], June, page 33
McAusland, Sandy; with E. Gene Hammond (a.k.a. Gene Hammond), Bruce Helvie and Gernot Neubauer
The Case For Lighting Up (Safety Corner) [Equipment; Construction and How-To; Safety], July, page 42
Mead, Jon
1984 SSA Convention [Conferences and Conventions; Soaring Society of America], February, page 8
Mellinger, Trip
Region 12 Contest [Competitions\Regional], January, page 9
Millgard, Harald (a.k.a. H. Millgard)
PIK-20 over Kebne Mountains in Sweden (Covers) [Sailplanes\Pik-20], February, cover
The Wonderful Waves of Sweden (Feature Articles) [International\Sweden], February, page 28
Mills, Tonk
A Little Further Aft, If You Please [Techniques; Launching], January, page 2
Montagne, Teresa
Sailplane at Sunset in Hobbs, New Mexico [Sites\Hobbs], May, cover
Mortensen, Peder
He's There, But Where? [Safety], September, page 2

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Neubauer, Gernot; with E. Gene Hammond (a.k.a. Gene Hammond), Sandy McAusland and Bruce Helvie
The Case For Lighting Up (Safety Corner) [Equipment; Construction and How-To; Safety], July, page 42
Newgard, Peter (a.k.a. P. Newgard)
Total Energy; Problems and Solutions [Instrumentation], April, page 31
Total Energy: Problems and Solutions (Feature Articles), April, page 31
Nicks, Oran W. (a.k.a. O. Nicks, O.W. Nicks, Oran W Nicks, Oran Nicks)
Drag Awareness (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics; Sailplanes\Design], February, page 20
Northcutt, Allan
Glider Basics from Solo to License, by Tom Knauff [Book Reviews; Instruction], May, page 9

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Oettingen, Walter von
Another Libelle With An Unconnected Aileron (Letter) [Safety; Sailplanes\Libelle], December, page 2
Oliver, Edward B.
No Time To Talk [Launching\Aerotow; Safety], January, page 3
Opitz, Michael
No Going Back, Please [Techniques\Ballast; Safety], August, page 3

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Paggen, Virgil
Build and Fly Monerai (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Monerai; Aircraft; Homebuilts], June, page 14
Parry, Kris
Sailplane Homebuilders Association Eastern Workshop [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Sailplanes\Monerai], November, page 21
Pasquier, Marie-Claude; with Patricia Valdata (a.k.a. Pat Valdata)
Two Close Calls (Feature Articles) [Safety], April, page 38
Payne, James M. (a.k.a. Jim Payne, James Payne)
Spins (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics; Techniques; Safety], May, page 27
Competition Lively in RESCO Sports Class Contest [Competitions\Sports Class], November, page 60
Low, Skidding Turns; Why The Fuss? (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics; Techniques; Safety\Sailplanes\Design], December, page 38
Phillips, Robert
Region 6 South Championships [Competitions\Regional], December, page 42
Pilgrim, Kate
Community School Soaring [Instruction\Schools; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], November, page 43
Prue, Irv
Standard Pattern Approach to Landing (Letter) [Techniques\Landing; Safety], February, page 3

R     (up to table of contents)

Raisanen, Wally
in Defense of 15-Meters [Competitions\15-Meter; Philosophy of Soaring], December, page 3
Ramsden, Phillip
Don't Camouflage Your Sailplane! (Safety Corner) [Safety], January, page 47
Replogle, Ed
Games People Play (Safety Corner) [Techniques; Safety], August, page 42
Ridenour, Ron; with Dean Carswell
Cause/Cure of Mishaps Using Spoilers and Flaps [Techniques; Safety], March, page 10
Riedel, Peter
The False World Record (Feature Articles) [History], July, page 30

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Said, Bob
Stalls - The Deeper, The Worse (Feature Articles) [Safety; Aerodynamics; Techniques; Sailplanes\Design], March, page 32
The 1984 SSA International Convention (Feature Articles) [Conferences and Conventions; Soaring Society of America], April, page 16
"Low Power Laminar Aircraft Structures", by Alex Strojnik [Book Reviews; Construction and How-To; Homebuilts], August, page 10
Windrose Is Up And Going (Homebuilder News) [Homebuilts; Ultralights\Windrose], August, page 18
The 1984 Hilton Cup Soaring Camp (Feature Articles) [Awards\Hilton], October, page 16
Sailplane Homebuilders Association Western Workshop [Ultralights\Blue Wren; Homebuilts; Ultralights\Noble N-105; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Sailplane Homebuilders Association; Ultralights\Windrose; Ultralights\Woodstock], November, page 20
Something for Nothing??? [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Sailplane Homebuilders Association; Launching\Towplanes], November, page 27
A Pilot Reports On Flying Windrose (Feature Articles) [Homebuilts; Performance\Evaluations; Performance\Pilot Reports; Ultralights\Windrose], December, page 24
Sanderson, Larry
Safety, Safety, Safety! [Safety], October, page 8
SSA Executive Director Welcomes Challenging Future (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], October, page 10
Those Aussies Are Going For It! (Homebuilder News|SSA in Action) [Homebuilts; Sailplanes\Sapphire], October, page 12
Santilli, Alcide (a.k.a. Al Santilli)
The 1984 1-26 Championships (Feature Articles) [Competitions\1-26; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], September, page 26
in Memoriam - David C. Johnson [Obituaries], December, page 15
Saudek, Victor M. (a.k.a. Victor Saudek, Vic Saudek, V.M. Saudek, V. Saudek)
Be Wary of the War Wearies [Sailplanes\Pratt-Read; Safety], April, page 3
Shave and a Haircut [Sailplanes\Bowlus Baby Albatross; Safety], June, page 5
Schert, Roger
Ka-6 on Runway at Ridge Soaring Gliderport, Pennsylvania (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schleicher\Ka-6], September, cover
Schmutzhart, Bert
Flying the SCH-1 (Feature Articles) [Performance\Evaluations; Performance\Pilot Reports; Homebuilts], January, page 28
Schneider, Walter
On Measuring Sailplane Performance (Letter) [Performance\Evaluations; Sailplanes\Rolladen-Schneider\LS-4/4a], September, page 2
Schreder, Richard E. (a.k.a. R. Schreder, Richard Schreder, Dick Schreder, R. Schreder, Richard Schreder, R.E. Schreder)
Why Positive Control Checks Are Vital (Letter) [Safety], March, page 2
(Homebuilder News|SSA in Action), April, page 8
Schuemann, Wil
Water, Water Everywhere (Feature Articles) [Techniques\Ballast; Competitions; Illustration; Philosophy of Soaring; Safety], June, page 20
Schumacher, Marilyn
International Coaches Focus On Training Safety [Conferences and Conventions; Safety; Instruction], December, page 12
Scott, Wallace A. (a.k.a. Wally Scott, W. Scott)
After All These Years. (Letter) [Techniques\Ballast; Safety], August, page 4
Sebald, Les (a.k.a. L. Sebald)
A Radio Field Strength Meter [Construction and How-To; Equipment], June, page 43
Hangar Talk (Maintenance and Project) [Sailplanes\Blanik; Trailers; Techniques\Ballast], July, page 38
Microphone Amplifier [Maintenance and Projects; Equipment], September, page 44
Seibels, Grenville J., II (a.k.a. Gren Seibels, G. Seibels, Gren J. Seibels, II, Gren J. Seibels)
Let's Not Pass Up Any Bets! (Turnpoints) [Techniques], January, page 16
After All [Literature], February, page 33
Thermals [Techniques; Meteorology], February, page 37
What's Up? (Turnpoints) [Weather; Meteorology], March, page 42
Manners Aloft (Turnpoints) [Safety], April, page 42
Region 5 North Championships [Competitions\Regional], June, page 38
Ups and Downs [Techniques], June, page 40
Caution Signals (Turnpoints) [Federal Aviation Administration; Instruction], July, page 40
A Voice in The Wilderness (Turnpoints) [Philosophy of Soaring], August, page 44
Onward And Upward (Turnpoints) [Techniques\Cross-Country], September, page 32
The Learning Curve (Turnpoints) [Instruction], October, page 42
Nostalgia: Not What It Used To Be (Turnpoints), December, page 32
Senn, Harry V. (a.k.a. Harry Senn, H.V. Senn)
in Memoriam - Lawrence C. Johnston [Obituaries], May, page 8
Shane, Doug
Solitaire in Flight, Mojave, California (Covers) [Sailplanes\Solitaire], March, cover
Solitaire in Flight, Mojave, California [Sailplanes\Solitaire], March, page 11
Silver, Michelle (a.k.a. M. Silver)
Pilot Proficiency Program [Instruction; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], January, page 45
Getting To Know You [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], March, page 50
Bronze Badge Blossoms [Awards\Badges; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], March, page 52
Sinclair, J.J.
And Again. (Letter) [Competitions; Safety], October, page 3
Smith, A.M.O.
The Possibilities Of Laminar Flow Control (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics; Sailplanes\Design], December, page 18
Smith, Bernald S. (a.k.a. Bernald Smith, B. Smith, B.S. Smith)
Official Statement on Accident Reports (Letter) [Safety\Accident Reports; Soaring Society of America], August, page 2
Speight, Carry
More On Water Ballast [Techniques\Ballast], November, page 8
Spencer, T. Guy, Jr. (a.k.a. T. Guy Spencer)
in Memoriam - Thomas C. Thompson [Obituaries], January, page 7
in Memoriam - Alexander V. Nedzel [Obituaries], November, page 19
Steele, Geoff
Ancient Sailplanes Are Alive And Well (Feature Articles) [History; Vintage Aircraft; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Vintage Sailplane Association; Aircraft], September, page 34
Striedieck, Karl H. (a.k.a. Karl Striedieck)
Safety Note, AS-W 19/20 (Letter) [Sailplanes\Schleicher\ASW 19/20; Safety], May, page 2
Region 5 East Contest [Competitions\Regional], August, page 37
Strojnik, Alex
1983 Homebuilt Distance Badge Flights [Awards\Badge Flights; Homebuilts; Awards\Records and Record Flights Contributors], March, page 15
Improving The Constant-Chord Wing (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics; Homebuilts; Sailplanes\S-2; Sailplanes\Design], October, page 36
Stur, Louis
Cirrus and the Grand Tetons (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Cirrus], December, cover
Sumrall, Cass
An Alternative to Contests (Letter) [Philosophy of Soaring; Competitions], June, page 5

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Taylor, George
in Memoriam - Lester M. Perry [Obituaries], August, page 17
Thelen, George J.
Through the Hoops to Hobbs (Feature Articles), May, page 20
Weigh-in, Please? [Techniques\Ballast; Competitions\Open Class; Safety], August, page 27
Region 11 South Contest [Competitions\Regional], August, page 38
Tuttle, Richard
A Friend Remembered - John Lendved (Letter) [Obituaries], November, page 8

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Valdata, Patricia (a.k.a. Pat Valdata); with Marie-Claude Pasquier
Two Close Calls (Feature Articles) [Safety], April, page 38
Veenstra, Sander
(Homebuilder News|SSA in Action), April, page 8
Veenstra, Sander; with Lazlo Horvath (a.k.a. Laslo "Les" Horvath, Les Horvath, L. Horvath and Laszlo Horvath)
Ventus B over Sedona, Arizona (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Ventus], April, cover

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Weiss, Jean-Paul
Bailing Out? Spoilers Out! (Safety Corner) [Parachutes; Safety], May, page 34
Whitehead, E. Douglas, MD
An Open Letter (Letter) [Safety], June, page 6
Wills, Justin
The Blessing of The Sangre de Christos [Techniques\Cross-Country Soaring; Techniques], March, page 18
Willson, Tug
A Motorgliding First? [Motorgliders\Pik-20e; Awards\Records and Record Flights], November, page 19
Wolcott, John
How To Crash a Glider (Feature Articles) [Techniques; Safety], July, page 12
Wyman, Jack
Region 6 Championships [Competitions\Regional], December, page 16

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A Melding of Minds- The SSA CFI Revalidation Clinic (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], January, page 4
SSA Directors Election Results (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], January, page 4
Action in Hungary (SSA in Action) [International\Hungary; Competitions\International], January, page 8
The 1983 U.S. National and Regional Champions (SSA in Action) [Competitions\National; Competitions\Regional], January, page 14
Bronze Badge #1 (Accent on Clubs) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Awards\Badges; Soaring Society of America], January, page 46
A Technical Bulletin on the LS-4 and 4a (SSA in Action) [AD's; Sailplanes\Rolladen-Schneider\LS-4/4a], February, page 8
Magazine Staff Change (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], February, page 33
Eaglet Newsletter (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\American Eaglet; Homebuilts], February, page 34
Fourth European Motorgliding Meet (SSA in Action) [Competitions\International], March, page 8
New Barograph Calibration Laboratory (SSA in Action) [Instrumentation], March, page 8
New Oregon State SSA Governor - Marty Howard (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], March, page 8
Homebuilder News (SSA in Action) [Homebuilts; Ultralights\Windrose], March, page 12
Is This An SSA First-Ever in the World of Soaring? (SSA in Action) [Launching\Aerotowing; History], March, page 16
That Sinking Sensation (SSA in Action) [Aircraft; Aerodynamics\Sailplanes\Design], March, page 36
The Fifteen-Meter LS-6 (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Rolladen-Schneider\LS-6; Sailplanes\Design; Aircraft], March, page 40
(Homebuilder News|SSA in Action) [Self-Launching; Sailplanes\SV-8; Variable Geometry; Sailplanes\HP-22], April, page 8
Hilton Opens Cup Contest To American Pilots (SSA in Action) [Awards\Hilton], April, page 9
Cross-Country Soaring (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Techniques\Cross-Country Soaring], April, page 44
SSA XC/Racing Camp (SSA in Action) [Competitions; Techniques\Cross-Country Soaring; Soaring Society of America], May, page 6
Kolstad Scholars Named - Brad T. Weals and Steven Leonard (SSA in Action) [Awards\Kolstad; Soaring Society of America], May, page 7
A New Standard Class Ship From Schempp-Hirth (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Discus; Illustration; Aircraft], June, page 8
An AD On 'Chutes (SSA in Action) [Safety; AD's; Parachutes], June, page 8
XC/Racing Camp Update (SSA in Action) [Competitions; Techniques\Cross-Country Soaring; Soaring Society of America], June, page 8
1984 Women's Soaring Seminar (SSA in Action) [Symposia and Seminars; Women], June, page 9
An Important Question - Membership Questionnaire (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], June, page 9
Homebuilder News (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\HP-22; Ultralights\Noble N-105; Homebuilts], June, page 27
Homebuilders Workshops And Design Contest (SSA in Action) [Ultralights\Blue Wren; Conferences and Conventions; Homebuilts], June, page 37
Two Views Of The Standard Class Discus (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Discus], July, cover
An AD On Grob G-102's (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Grob G-102; AD's], July, page 8
New Advisory Circular (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration], July, page 8
Avoiding Control Attachment Problems (SSA in Action) [Safety], July, page 9
FAI Class Definitions (SSA in Action) [Competitions; FAI\International], August, page 8
Nominations For SSA Board Of Directors (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], August, page 8
One You Won't See Soon! (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Nippi B-4T], August, page 9
Win a Trip to the 1985 SSA Convention in San Diego (SSA in Action) [Conferences and Conventions; Soaring Society of America], August, page 9
New - and Bigger- From Glaser-Dirks (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Glaser-Dirks\DG-500], August, page 10
A Long One in Canada (SSA in Action) [Techniques\Cross-Country; International\Canada; Awards\Records and Record Flights], August, page 11
A New Two Seater: Not Glass, Not European! (SSA in Action) [Aircraft\Nhapecan II], August, page 11
Around-The-World Non-Stop Airplane (SSA in Action) [Airplanes\Rutan Voyager; Aerodynamics; Aircraft\Sailplanes\Design], August, page 16
Another Soaring Hall of Famer - Richard E. Schreder (SSA in Action) [Awards\Hall of Fame], August, page 17
Homebuilder News (SSA in Action) [Ultralights\Woodstock], August, page 36
SHA Workshops. Final Sandings (Homebuilder News|SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Sailplane Homebuilders Association], August, page 36
Another Way To Guard Against Bent Birds (SSA in Action) [Awards\Badges; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], August, page 41
NESCO Is Back With Us (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], August, page 41
Design Contest Judging Policy (SSA in Action) [Homebuilts; SHA Design Contest], September, page 6
With a Cloud of Dust and a Mightly Hi-Ho Schweizer! (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; History; Launching; Competitions\1-26], September, page 6
Region 6 South Championships (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], September, page 12
An Emergency AD on PIKs (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Pik-20; AD's], October, page 9
New SSA Officers (SSA in Action) [People\William C. Sproull; Soaring Society of America\Directors], October, page 9
Paul A. Schweizer Receives NAA Award (SSA in Action) [Awards\NAA], October, page 14
Region Three Championships (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], October, page 41
Schweizer 1-35 in Flight (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-35], November, cover
Candidates For SSA Board of Directors (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], November, page 10
An AD on AS-W 19's (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schleicher\ASW 19; AD's], November, page 11
July 1984 Accident Figures (SSA in Action) [Safety\Accident Reports], November, page 19
Woodstock Wins Sailplane Homebuilders Association Design Contest (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Sailplane Homebuilders Association; SHA Design Contest; Homebuilts; Ultralights\Woodstock], November, page 20
Microphone Amplifier Correction (Maintenance and Projects|SSA in Action) [Construction and How-To; Equipment], December, page 3
Candidates For Region 1 Director (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], December, page 10
Convention Menu A Soaring Feast (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America; Conferences and Conventions], December, page 11
Soaring Accidents for August, 1984 (SSA in Action) [Safety\Accident Reports], December, page 11
An AD on AS-W 15's (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schleicher\ASW 15; AD's], December, page 12
Another Approved Calibration Lab (SSA in Action) [Instrumentation], December, page 12
Test Pilots Honor Veteran Soaring Pilot Who Helped Start It All On The Wasserkuppe (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Horten Flying Wing; Awards\Flying Wing], December, page 13
1984 Membership Drive Concludes, Soaring Society Hits New High (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], December, page 14


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