Soaring Magazine Index for 1985 organized by Subject and Author

Soaring Magazine Index for 1985 organized by Subject and Author

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

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, R, S, T, U, V, W, None
AD's
George Thelen, An AD on Language, February, page 8
George Thelen, An AD on Air Filters, March, page 13
George Thelen, An AD on LS-4s, April, page 8
George Thelen, Towplane Brake AD, April, page 9
George Thelen, AD's and Tech Bulletins, June, page 12
An AD on Slingsby T53B's, September, page 115
George Thelen, Two Grob 109 AD's, December, page 4
Adams, Malcom
On Thermals And Drift (Letters) [Techniques\Thermals and Thermaling; Meteorology], October, page 2
Aerobatics
Lee Kuhlke, School's The Place To Get Prepared, February, page 2
Dave Runyan, A Basic Sailplane Aerobatics Course, February, page 32
Les Horvath, Acro Pilots, Unite!, June, page 2
Sailplane Acro Update: National Contest Tasks Set, August, page 40
Aerodynamics
Deiter Althaus, Improving The Performance of The Astir Family Wings, February, page 24
Francisco Galvao, Trying To Solve The Frigate Bird Puzzle, March, page 3
Barry Schiff, The Good, Old-Fashioned Slip, April, page 36
Dick Larsen, On Wax and Speed, May, page 4
Stan Hall, How's This For a Motorglider?, May, page 20
Richard H. Johnson, Turbulators: a Key To Performance Improvement?, May, page 42
Warren Richardson, More on Frigate Birds, June, page 3
Bob Michener, Wax and The Single Seater, July, page 4
Stan Hall, Fat Wings Have Their Uses, July, page 6
Wilhelm Dirks, A Designer Comments, August, page 2
Robert Janco, Harness Those Pesky Bugs!, November, page 3
On Turbulator Blowholes, November, page 21
Richard H. Johnson, Johnson on CG, January, page 27
George Thelen, An Unspinnable Wing?, February, page 11
Phil Campbell, A 40/1 LS-4, March, page 2
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of an LS-4, Part II, March, page 28
Barry Schiff, Effect of Subsidence on Sailplane Flight Testing, March, page 44
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the DG-101G, May, page 14
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the AS-K 21, July, page 16
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the DG-300, August, page 14
Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs
Jim Foreman, How's Your Club Doing, Financially, January, page 44
Bernald S. Smith and George Thelen, Safety is in Your Hands, February, page 9
Jim Foreman, Glass Ships For Clubs, February, page 47
Bob Wander, Save The Baby!, March, page 4
Jim Foreman, The Great Training Hassle, March, page 46
John Phelan, Oops, We Goofed!, April, page 3
Edward Hindman, Have Winch, Will Travel!, April, page 32
And the Beat goes on, May, page 12
Jim Foreman, Whatever Happened To Old What's his Name?, June, page 44
When They Win in Texas, They Win Big!, July, page 10
Texas Soaring Association is Alive And Thriving At Age 38!, August, page 4
Marvin Uphaus, Try It, You'll Like It!, October, page 4
Frauke Elber, Attn: Military Pilots, November, page 3
John Campbell, Collegiate Games?, December, page 2
Edward Knight, Hard Water Has Its Uses, December, page 3
CAP Solos 23 Cadets, January, page 17
George Thelen, AD's and Tech Bulletins, June, page 12
Soaring Museum Dedicates Third National Landmark, October, page 37
Welcome a Newcomer, January, page 35
Homebuilt Distance Badge Flights on The Rise Again, February, page 12
Homebuilder Workshops, August, page 6
Homebuilder News, September, page 16
Bertha M. Ryan, The 1985 SHA Western Workshop, November, page 15
Mike Kulicke, The 1985 SHA Eastern Workshop, November, page 18
Aircraft Certification
Some Mini-Nimbus and Nimbus 2-C Models Get US ATC, February, page 8
Airspace
Mark Sanderson, A Little Law Abiding, If You Please!, January, page 27
Kareem Fahmi and George Thelen, Your Basic IFR Glider?, February, page 12
Tony Burton, The Long Slide, May, page 2
Alphabet Soup: FAA ARSA NRPM, August, page 7
Watch It: The FAA is After You Again!, December, page 9
Aldott, Dita
Adagio for Nimbus 3 (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Nimbus 3], January, cover
LS-4a over Marfa, Texas (Covers) [Sailplanes\Rolladen-Schneider\LS-4], June, cover
Alexander, Norman
There'll Be a Hot Time... (Letters) [Engines; Towplanes], August, page 2
Algar, Jim
Interesting Sailplanes: The GOBE R-26S (Feature Articles) [Pilot Reports; Sailplanes\Gobe R-26-Su], January, page 30
Althaus, Deiter
Improving The Performance of The Astir Family Wings (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Astir; Aerodynamics; Materials], February, page 24
Altitude Flights
High Altitude Flying, April, page 10
Leroy Draper, The Easy Way Up, August, page 36
Bob Said, High, Wide and Handsome, October, page 26
Archives and Museums
Ralph Barnaby Endows National Soaring Museum, March, page 13
Celebrate National Soaring Week, May, page 6
SSA Staff, A Tribute To Motorless Flight, May, page 29
Medal Design Contest, July, page 20
National Soaring Museum Details Growth Plans, November, page 21
Argetsinger, Glenn
A Homebuilt Fan (Letters) [Motorgliding; Homebuilts & Homebuilding], February, page 2
Austin, Sharon
The 1985 US Standard Class National Championships (Feature Articles) [Competitions\National\Standard Class], September, page 6
The 1985 US National Open Class Championships (Feature Articles) [Competitions\National\Open Class], September, page 26
Awards
A Non-MacCready Kremer Prize, January, page 9
SSA Scholarship Winners, January, page 11
Essay Contest Winners, January, page 14
Ralph Barnaby Endows National Soaring Museum, March, page 13
Height/Heading Barogram?, March, page 14
Germans Honor Riedel, March, page 15
Pick Your Choice For The Lincoln Award, March, page 15
1-26 Championships, May, page 9
Medal Design Contest, July, page 20
Mark Sanderson, A Little Law Abiding, If You Please!, January, page 27
Homebuilt Distance Badge Flights on The Rise Again, February, page 12
Committee Begins Update of Badge, Record Procedures, March, page 13
New Interpretation For Badge Flights, June, page 9
Lou Feirabend, The Waves Shone and Sparkled As Gold and Diamonds..., July, page 30
Peter C. King, From The Ground Up, September, page 2
Jack Olson, It Was Worth It!, December, page 3
Alex Strojnik, A 300-km Triangle in a Homebuilt Motorglider, December, page 24
Don't Look Down Your Nose At The Bronze Badge!, February, page 8
Dan Dreeben, 3 For The Price of 1, November, page 4
Steve Koerner, 1984 Barron Hilton Cup Winner, January, page 14
James M. Payne, Trying For The Big One, June, page 24
SSA Staff, The Barron Hilton Cup Soaring Camp, October, page 15
Barron Hilton Cup Winner, December, page 8
Pfenninger Wins OSTIV/Klemperer Award, November, page 10
Century Awards, April, page 9
Mark Sanderson, A Little Law Abiding, If You Please!, January, page 27
What a Weekend! Records Galore in Georgia, August, page 4
Bailey, Floyd J.
On The Kill Devil Hills [Wards\Badges; History], March, page 30
Baird, John
A Vote To Reward Winning! (Letters) [Philosophy of Soaring; Competitions], July, page 6
Bartell, Bill
Safety is in Your Hands (Letters|Safety Corner) [Instruction; Safety], April, page 2
Batesole, Bill
To Teach, It is Essential To Have Learned First (Letters) [Instruction], February, page 2
Beckman, Jim
Are Women's Records a Degrading Putdown? (Letters) [Records and Record Flights; Women], January, page 3
Bent, John
Holes Low, Holes High (Safety Corner) [Safety], December, page 40
Bilaniuk, Oleska-Myron (a.k.a. O.M. Bilaniuk, O.M. (Alex) Bilaniuk, Oleksa-Myron Bilaniuk, Olexa-Myron Bilaniuk)
Lafayette, We Are Back! (Letters) [Sites\International], November, page 4
Birds
Dan Williams, Pilots May Profit From Pelican-Watching, February, page 3
Francisco Galvao, Trying To Solve The Frigate Bird Puzzle, March, page 3
Warren Richardson, More on Frigate Birds, June, page 3
Book Reviews
Book Review: Flying with a Pro, January, page 17
Sailplane Instruction: The Book on It, April, page 8
James Payne, Buying a Used Sailplane, June, page 18
John Joss, Yeager, by Chuck Yeager, October, page 12
Doug Jacobs, "Turnpoints", By Gren Seibels, December, page 6
Buck, Robert N.
AS-W 19B in Vermont Winter (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schleicher\AS-W 19B], December, cover
Burton, Tony
The Long Slide (Letters) [Techniques\Cross Country Soaring; Techniques\Wave Flying; Airspace], May, page 2
CIVV
New Interpretation For Badge Flights, June, page 9
Campbell, John H. (a.k.a. John Campbell)
A Friendly Rivalry (Letters) [History], May, page 3
Collegiate Games? (Letters) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Schools], December, page 2
Campbell, Phil
A 40/1 LS-4 (Letters) [Sailplanes\Rolladen-Schneider\LS-4; Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], March, page 2
Carswell, Dean
Quis Custodiet Custodes? (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety], March, page 6
Carter, Bruce
Lift That Doesn't Drift [Techniques\Thermals and Thermaling; Meteorology], October, page 32
Cavanagh, Michael B. (a.k.a. Mike Cavanagh)
Thanks, Dad! (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety; Instruction; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)], February, page 3
Chardon, Felix A. (a.k.a. F.A. Chardon, Felix Chardon)
Tribute To Chet Decker (Letters) [History; Obituaries], September, page 4
Clark, Roger and Janet
Go Where The Action Is (Letters) [Soaring Society of America], January, page 2
Colton, Dan
Good Times A' Comin' (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety; Conferences & Conventions; Instruction], May, page 4
Commercial Operations
Frank E. Conner, A Most Exceptional Bunch, January, page 4
Spreading The Good Word, January, page 10
Jim Foreman, How's Your Club Doing, Financially, January, page 44
Lee Kuhlke, School's The Place To Get Prepared, February, page 2
Bernald S. Smith and George Thelen, Safety is in Your Hands, February, page 9
Dave Runyan, A Basic Sailplane Aerobatics Course, February, page 32
How to break the Cross- Country Ice, May, page 12
Safety Task Force Gets Great Response To Soaring Site/Instructor Questionnaire, June, page 10
Lenox Flight School Now At New Site, June, page 20
Motorgliders Plan Mountain Rendezvous, June, page 20
Change of Owners, Same Great Soaring, June, page 21
Richard Seaman, Cut Rate Spin Training, July, page 3
John Dezzutti, Pin on Those Wings!, July, page 4
Black Forest is Alive and Soaring, July, page 22
Joseph Foreman, Salute To Tom and Doris, August, page 3
What a Weekend! Records Galore in Georgia, August, page 4
We Lose Another One, September, page 15
Bruce Weber, The Way To Vacation, October, page 4
Bob Said, High, Wide and Handsome, October, page 26
George Thelen, A Whiff of Trouble, November, page 21
Dealership Changes, December, page 4
Richard Schwadel, Taking The X-C Plunge, December, page 20
Wallace A. Scott, A Funny Thing Happened on My Way To Refugio, December, page 32
Communications
Les Sebald, Glider Base Communications, March, page 50
The Party Line, April, page 8
Gren Seibels, Microphobia: on Golden Silence, November, page 42
Competitions
Wally Raisanen, Does Day Devaluation Deserve Dumping?, January, page 6
Ralph Jones, A Question of Loading, January, page 27
Dr. Friedrich Romig, More Fun with Contests, January, page 27
Jefferson Miller, On Being a Lover, Not A Fighter, January, page 42
Eric Greenwell, More on Contest Safety, February, page 6
Wil Schuemann, Hard Ballast Isn't So Hot, Either!, March, page 4
Dan Halacy, Down with Devaluation!, March, page 8
What Really Gets Violated?, April, page 4
A Little Reaasurance To The Readership, May, page 7
John Baird, A Vote To Reward Winning!, July, page 6
George Thelen, Fatigue During Long Contests, July, page 20
Advance Notice: Contest Coverage Coming, August, page 40
A New Package For Contest News, August, page 41
Barner Hedge, Up with Competition!, September, page 2
Peggy Dandridge, One From The Heart, September, page 2
Marvin Uphaus, Try It, You'll Like It!, October, page 4
1-26 Championships, May, page 9
Attention, Eastern 1-26 Drivers, June, page 8
Jack Greene, The 1985 1-26 Championships, October, page 18
Peter Newgard, Sometimes There is No Safety in Numbers, January, page 6
George Moffat, Flying a Motorglider in The 15-Meter Nationals, March, page 38
The 1984 US National & Regional Champions, January, page 18
Robert Grey, The 1985 15-Meter National Championships, August, page 8
Sharon Austin, The 1985 US National Open Class Championships, September, page 26
George Thelen, The First US National Sports Class Championships, September, page 18
Sharon Austin, The 1985 US Standard Class National Championships, September, page 6
George Vakkur, For a Bigger Open Class, November, page 6
The 1984 US National & Regional Champions, January, page 18
Region Five North Contest, July, page 24
Region 12 Sports Class Contest, July, page 25
Tulare '85, July, page 42
Marvin Uphaus, How I Finished Last At The Regionals, August, page 30
Region Five East Championships, September, page 37
Region Ten West Championships, September, page 39
Region One Championships, September, page 40
Region One Championships, September, page 40
Region Four Championships, September, page 38
Region Eight Championships, September, page 39
Region Ten West Championships, September, page 39
George Thelen, The First Sports Class Nationals, February, page 16
Women's Competition? It's Being Done, September, page 17
World Championships: It's Minden in '91, June, page 8
Chris and Alberto Negro, The 19th World Gliding Championships, November, page 22
Bob O'Dell, The First World Sailplane Aerobatics Championships, November, page 34
Conferences & Conventions
Convention Schedule: It's Something For Everybody!, January, page 11
The SSA CFI Revalidation Clinic, January, page 13
Robert Lee Moore, Up with Power!, January, page 27
The Streetcorner of Broadway and 42nd..., February, page 14
SSA Staff, 1985 National Soaring Convention, April, page 16
Dan Colton, Good Times A' Comin', May, page 4
Medal Design Contest, July, page 20
Don Santee, Are We Missing The Boat?, October, page 2
Pfenninger Wins OSTIV/Klemperer Award, November, page 10
Congdon, George
How To Cure Trailer Sway (Letters) [Sailplane Accessories; Trailers], February, page 3
Conner, Frank E.
A Most Exceptional Bunch (Letters) [Commercial Operations], January, page 4
Conner, Suzanne
1-34 Idaho Outlanding (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\1-34], September, cover
Construction & How-To
Harry Miltner, Don't Swat That 'Skeeter!, February, page 42
Les Sebald, Schweizer Tow Release, February, page 46
Phil Lawrence, Wing Assembly Made Easy, March, page 10
Les Sebald, Glider Base Communications, March, page 50
Lew Neyland, Who Knows?, April, page 2
Ernest Williams, High-Priced Wing Covers: a Home Remedy, April, page 5
Brian Evans, Illegal Repairs: Arghhh!, April, page 6
Stephen DuPont, The Latest Style, May, page 2
Robert Walker, Charge That Hungry Battery!, June, page 28
Gren Seibels, Fire and Ice, June, page 34
Torrey Williams, A Master Switch/Timer For Sailplane Electrical Systems, June, page 42
Frank Kelsey, The Kelsey Adjust-O-Matic CG. Compensator, July, page 36
Homebuilder Workshops, August, page 6
Robert Penn, Watch It, Lark Pilots!, November, page 2
On Turbulator Blowholes, November, page 21
Couche, Kenneth
On Editing and Safety (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety; Pilot Reports; Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], February, page 4
Dandridge, Peggy
One From The Heart (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety; Competitions], September, page 2
Dean, James L.
When I Grow Up... (Feature Articles) [Literature; Illustration], August, page 22
Dezzutti, John (a.k.a. J. Dezzutti)
Pin on Those Wings! (Letters) [Commercial Operations; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Instruction], July, page 4
Dion, Warren
And Another on Tows... (Letters|Safety Corner) [Launching\Aerotowing; Safety], May, page 5
Dirks, Wilhelm
A Designer Comments (Letters) [Sailplane Design; Drag; Launching\Towing; Aerodynamics], August, page 2
Dobkins, Charles
Somebody's Thinking! (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety; Launching\Aerotowing], May, page 5
Drag
Dick Larsen, On Wax and Speed, May, page 4
Richard H. Johnson, Turbulators: a Key To Performance Improvement?, May, page 42
Bob Michener, Wax and The Single Seater, July, page 4
Wilhelm Dirks, A Designer Comments, August, page 2
Draper, Leroy
The Easy Way Up (Feature Articles) [Techniques\Wave Flying; Altitude Flights], August, page 36
Dreeben, Dan
3 For The Price of 1 (Letters) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine; Awards\Badges; Philosophy of Soaring], November, page 4
Driscoll, Robert
Medical Certification For Glider Pilots? (Letters) [Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Physiology\Medical], September, page 4
DuPont, Stephen (a.k.a. Stephen Du Pont, Stephen du Pont, Steve DuPont, Stephen duPont, S. DuPont, Steve du Pont, Steve Dupont, Steve duPont, S. duPont, S. Du Pont, S. du Pont, Steve Du Pont)
Tidy Up The Tape (Letters) [Maintenance and Improvements; Materials], March, page 10
The Latest Style (Letters) [Construction & How-To], May, page 2
Durbin, Trish
How Soaring Really Started (Feature Articles) [Literature; Humor; Illustration], June, page 22
Dyer-Bennet, Oliver
DG-300 Near Calistoga, California (Covers) [Sailplanes\Glaser-Dirks\DG-300], August, cover
Elber, Frauke
Attn: Military Pilots (Letters) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], November, page 3
Elmore, Tom (a.k.a. T. Elmore)
Elevator Hookup (Safety Corner) [Safety], October, page 25
Engines
George Thelen, An AD on Air Filters, March, page 13
Bob Wahler, A Mono-Cycle Engine?, May, page 3
Auto Gas For Towplanes?, June, page 20
Norman Alexander, There'll Be a Hot Time..., August, page 2
Equipment
Gene Hammond, Whatever It is Your Need, Do You Happen To Have It?, January, page 34
Robert Walker, Charge That Hungry Battery!, June, page 28
Torrey Williams, A Master Switch/Timer For Sailplane Electrical Systems, June, page 42
Les Sebald, The TR-720 VHF Radio, July, page 40
Robert Gaines, The Perfect Crew Car, August, page 42
Les Sebald, You Hang a Lot on That Rope, August, page 43
Evans, Brian
Illegal Repairs: Arghhh! (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Construction & How-To], April, page 6
FAI
Motorglider Records, January, page 13
Committee Begins Update of Badge, Record Procedures, March, page 13
Bureaucracy At Work, June, page 8
New Interpretation For Badge Flights, June, page 9
Fahmi, Kareem; with George Thelen
Your Basic IFR Glider? (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety; Airspace], February, page 12
Farris, John
Call Your Local TV Station! (Letters) [Weather; Soaring Society of America], August, page 3
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
In Case You'd Like To Launch Yourself, January, page 8
Mark Sanderson, A Little Law Abiding, If You Please!, January, page 27
Particia Valdata, Wings, January, page 41
Mike Cavanagh, Thanks, Dad!, February, page 3
George Thelen, An AD on Language, February, page 8
Some Mini-Nimbus and Nimbus 2-C Models Get US ATC, February, page 8
Test Guide Available, February, page 12
George Thelen, An AD on Air Filters, March, page 13
SSA Staff, How Can We All Be Twice As Safe?, March, page 32
Brian Evans, Illegal Repairs: Arghhh!, April, page 6
George Thelen, An AD on LS-4s, April, page 8
George Thelen, AD's and Tech Bulletins, June, page 12
Auto Gas For Towplanes?, June, page 20
John Dezzutti, Pin on Those Wings!, July, page 4
Alphabet Soup: FAA ARSA NRPM, August, page 7
Robert Driscoll, Medical Certification For Glider Pilots?, September, page 4
Comments Requested on Rereation Pilots NPRM, September, page 36
An AD on Slingsby T53B's, September, page 115
Watch It: The FAA is After You Again!, December, page 9
Feirabend, Lou
The Waves Shone and Sparkled As Gold and Diamonds... (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\K-8; Techniques\Cross Country; Techniques\Wave Flying; Awards\Badge Flights], July, page 30
Fitch, Bob
A Grateful Thank You To Those Who Helped (Letters) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], June, page 2
Flight Technique
Peder Mortensen, Can You See Yourself Into a Spin?, January, page 2
Fritz Seger, Subject: Stall Warning, January, page 42
Barry Schiff, The Good, Old-Fashioned Slip, April, page 36
Peder Mortensen, Leave The Yaw String Crooked?, July, page 3
Hal Porter, Spin City, July, page 26
Joseph Stellmack, Spin City, July, page 27
Bruce Helvie, A Veteran Pilot's Concern, November, page 4
Bruce Mahoney, On Locating Thermals, November, page 6
David Reith, The Spot To Stop, December, page 40
Flora, C.C.
Wet Tail Feathers (Letters|Safety Corner) [Techniques\Ballast; Safety], October, page 3
Flying Wing
Robert Stearns, Guilty As Charged, March, page 8
Homebuilder News, September, page 16
Foreman, Jim (a.k.a. J. Foreman)
How's Your Club Doing, Financially [Commercial Operations; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], January, page 44
Glass Ships For Clubs [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], February, page 47
The Great Training Hassle [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Instruction], March, page 46
Whatever Happened To Old What's his Name? [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], June, page 44
Foreman, Joseph
Salute To Tom and Doris (Letters) [Commercial Operations], August, page 3
Frey, Mike
Schleicher K-8 on Final (Covers) [Sailplanes\K-8], April, cover
Gaines, Robert E. (a.k.a. Robert Gaines, Bob Gaines, R. Gaines)
First One on Towhooks.. (Letters|Safety Corner) [Launching\Aerotowing; Safety], August, page 2
The Perfect Crew Car (Safety Corner) [Equipment; Safety], August, page 42
Galotti, Dennis
Some Thoughts on Death By Sailplane (Safety Corner) [Instruction; Techniques\Cross Country Soaring; Philosophy of Soaring; Safety], February, page 41
Galvao, Francisco
Trying To Solve The Frigate Bird Puzzle (Letters) [Birds; Aerodynamics], March, page 3
Garrison, Richard
A German Soaring Tour Anyone? (Letters) [International\Germany], March, page 10
Greene, Jack
The 1985 1-26 Championships (Feature Articles) [Competitions\1-26; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], October, page 18
Greenwell, Eric (a.k.a. E. Greenwell)
More on Contest Safety (Letters|Safety Corner) [Philosophy of Soaring; Competitions; Safety], February, page 6
Grey, Robert (a.k.a. Bob Grey, B. Grey)
The 1985 15-Meter National Championships (Feature Articles) [Competitions\National\15-Meter], August, page 8
Habercom, David S. (a.k.a. David Habercom)
Would a "Q&A" Booklet Find An Audience? (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety; Soaring Society of America; Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], April, page 2
Halacy, Dan
Down with Devaluation! (Letters) [Competitions; Philosophy of Soaring], March, page 8
Hall, Stanley A. (a.k.a. Stan A. Hall, Stan Hall, S. Hall, S.A. Hall)
How's This For a Motorglider? (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics; Sailplane Design; Motorgliders], May, page 20
Fat Wings Have Their Uses (Letters) [Sailplane Design; Aerodynamics], July, page 6
Hammond, E. Gene (a.k.a. Gene Hammond)
Whatever It is Your Need, Do You Happen To Have It? (Safety Corner) [Equipment; Safety; Techniques\Cross Country Soaring], January, page 34
Pilot Decision-Making, Part 2; Decision-Making Concepts (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Instruction; Safety], October, page 39
Pilot Decision-Making, Part 3; Hazardous Thought Patterns (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety], November, page 37
Decision-Making, Part 4; Antidotes For Hazardous Thoughts (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety], December, page 12
Hammond, E. Gene (a.k.a. Gene Hammond); with George Thelen
Where Shall I Tow? (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Launching; Safety; Launching\Towing], February, page 23
What If The Rope Won't Go? (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Launching\Towing; Safety], March, page 16
A Little Reminder (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety; Launching\Towing], September, page 15
Is There Something We're Overlooking? (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Instruction; Safety], September, page 17
Hedge, Barner
Up with Competition! (Letters) [Competitions; Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], September, page 2
Helvie, Bruce
A Veteran Pilot's Concern (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety; Flight Technique], November, page 4
Herold, Carl
Four 1000-km Flights in Two Days At Minden! (Feature Articles) [Techniques\Cross Country Soaring], December, page 36
Hindman, Edward E. (a.k.a. Edward Hindman, E.E. Hindman, E. Hindman)
Have Winch, Will Travel! (Feature Articles) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Launching\Winch], April, page 32
History
Robert McNeill, Age Cannot Wither..., March, page 8
Robert Stearns, Guilty As Charged, March, page 8
Ralph Barnaby Endows National Soaring Museum, March, page 13
Germans Honor Riedel, March, page 15
Floyd J. Bailey, On The Kill Devil Hills, March, page 30
John Campbell, A Friendly Rivalry, May, page 3
SSA Staff, A Tribute To Motorless Flight, May, page 29
William Schrempp, The Greased Board Launching Method, June, page 37
Texas Soaring Association is Alive And Thriving At Age 38!, August, page 4
SSA Staff, The Multiplace Gliders of Frank Gross, August, page 24
Walter Setz, A Champion Passes, September, page 3
Felix Chardon, Tribute To Chet Decker, September, page 4
We Lose Another One, September, page 15
Soaring Museum Dedicates Third National Landmark, October, page 37
Pfenninger Wins OSTIV/Klemperer Award, November, page 10
Eva Simo-Avarosy, A Vintage Year For The Oldies, November, page 30
Edward Knight, Hard Water Has Its Uses, December, page 3
Holman, Howard
Can Anyone Help? (Letters) [Homebuilts & Homebuilding; Sailplanes\Scanlon SG-1A], July, page 3
Homebuilts & Homebuilding
Welcome a Newcomer, January, page 35
Glenn Argetsinger, A Homebuilt Fan, February, page 2
Homebuilt Distance Badge Flights on The Rise Again, February, page 12
Harry Miltner, Don't Swat That 'Skeeter!, February, page 42
Howard Holman, Can Anyone Help?, July, page 3
Frank Kelsey, The Kelsey Adjust-O-Matic CG. Compensator, July, page 36
Homebuilder Workshops, August, page 6
Homebuilder News, September, page 16
Bertha M. Ryan, The 1985 SHA Western Workshop, November, page 15
Mike Kulicke, The 1985 SHA Eastern Workshop, November, page 18
Alex Strojnik, A 300-km Triangle in a Homebuilt Motorglider, December, page 24
Horvath, Lazlo (a.k.a. Laslo "Les" Horvath, Les Horvath, L. Horvath, Laszlo Horvath)
Salto Fly-By at Estrella Sailport (Covers) [Sailplanes\Salto], March, cover
Acro Pilots, Unite! (Letters) [Aerobatics], June, page 2
Human Power
A Non-MacCready Kremer Prize, January, page 9
Humor
Gren Seibels, Black Boxes Be Damnedl, January, page 37
George McManus, Why We Like Soaring, April, page 24
Trish Durbin, How Soaring Really Started, June, page 22
Illustration
Harry Miltner, Don't Swat That 'Skeeter!, February, page 42
George McManus, Why We Like Soaring, April, page 24
Trish Durbin, How Soaring Really Started, June, page 22
William Schrempp, The Greased Board Launching Method, June, page 37
Alphabet Soup: FAA ARSA NRPM, August, page 7
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the DG-300, August, page 14
James L. Dean, When I Grow Up..., August, page 22
Instruction
In Case You'd Like To Launch Yourself, January, page 8
The SSA CFI Revalidation Clinic, January, page 13
CAP Solos 23 Cadets, January, page 17
Roy A Poole, World's Largest Soaring Program, January, page 20
Steve Newfield, It All Begins with Training, January, page 27
Particia Valdata, Wings, January, page 41
Bill Batesole, To Teach, It is Essential To Have Learned First, February, page 2
Mike Cavanagh, Thanks, Dad!, February, page 3
Bernald S. Smith and George Thelen, Safety is in Your Hands, February, page 9
Test Guide Available, February, page 12
Dave Runyan, A Basic Sailplane Aerobatics Course, February, page 32
Dennis Galotti, Some Thoughts on Death By Sailplane, February, page 41
Bob Wander, Save The Baby!, March, page 4
SSA Staff, How Can We All Be Twice As Safe?, March, page 32
Jim Foreman, The Great Training Hassle, March, page 46
Bill Bartell, Safety is in Your Hands, April, page 2
Sailplane Instruction: The Book on It, April, page 8
Dan Colton, Good Times A' Comin', May, page 4
Safety Task Force Gets Great Response To Soaring Site/Instructor Questionnaire, June, page 10
Richard Seaman, Cut Rate Spin Training, July, page 3
John Dezzutti, Pin on Those Wings!, July, page 4
In Memoriam: Elmer Zook, August, page 41
Gene Hammond and George Thelen, Is There Something We're Overlooking?, September, page 17
Gene Hammond, Pilot Decision-Making, Part 2; Decision-Making Concepts, October, page 39
Richard Schwadel, Taking The X-C Plunge, December, page 20
Hawaii CAP Wing is At It Again, October, page 12
How to break the Cross- Country Ice, May, page 12
Lee Kuhlke, School's The Place To Get Prepared, February, page 2
Instrumentation
Gren Seibels, Black Boxes Be Damned!, January, page 37
Fritz Seger, Subject: Stall Warning, January, page 42
Height/Heading Barogram?, March, page 14
Sam Stanifer, An AOA For Sailplanes?, June, page 4
Torrey Williams, A Master Switch/Timer For Sailplane Electrical Systems, June, page 42
Approved Barograph Calibration Lab, July, page 22
Insurance
Burton Solomon, A Critical Appraisal, July, page 2
International
Team Fund Sweepstakes, June, page 8
European Women's Championships, June, page 22
Neville Swan, Let's Make a Deal!, July, page 6
When They Win in Texas, They Win Big!, July, page 10
The Results From Rieti, October, page 12
Eva Simo-Avarosy, A Vintage Year For The Oldies, November, page 30
K.A. Parks, We Stand Corrected, December, page 2
Richard Garrison, A German Soaring Tour Anyone?, March, page 10
German Aero Clubs Offer Soaring Youth Camps, March, page 15
Mary Smothers, Die Alpen Für Alle Piloten, June, page 14
International Sites
Women's Competition? It's Being Done, September, page 17
Jackson, Dillon
The Water Option (Feature Articles) [Techniques\Cross Country Soaring; Safety\Accidents/Incidents], May, page 38
Jacobs, Doug
Authorship Has Its Perils (Letters) [Safety], May, page 2
"Turnpoints", By Gren Seibels [Book Reviews], December, page 6
Janco, Robert
Harness Those Pesky Bugs! (Letters) [Aerodynamics], November, page 3
Johnson, Derek P. (a.k.a. Derek Johnson)
Sudden Killer (Safety Corner) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents; Launching\Towplanes], March, page 49
Question For The Met Man (Letters) [Meteorology; Techniques\Thermals and Thermaling], June, page 5
The Magic Sequatchie (Feature Articles) [Techniques\Wave Flying; Techniques\Thermals and Thermaling; Techniques\Ridge Soaring], July, page 12
Caught on Top (Safety Corner) [Safety; Techniques\Cloud Flying], November, page 40
Johnson, Richard H. (a.k.a. Dick Johnson, Richard Johnson, R.H. Johnson, R. Johnson)
Johnson on CG (Letters) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], January, page 27
A Flight Test Evaluation of an LS-4, Part II (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Rolladen-Schneider\LS-4; Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], March, page 28
A Flight Test Evaluation of the DG-101G (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests; Sailplanes\Glaser-Dirks\DG-101], May, page 14
Turbulators: a Key To Performance Improvement? (Feature Articles) [Schempp-Hirth\Ventus; Materials; Drag; Aerodynamics], May, page 42
A Flight Test Evaluation of the AS-K 21 (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests; Sailplanes\Schliecher\AS-K 21], July, page 16
A Flight Test Evaluation of the DG-300 (Feature Articles) [Illustration; Sailplanes\Glaser-Dirks\DG-300; Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], August, page 14
Jones, Ralph
A Question of Loading (Letters|Safety Corner) [Competitions; Safety; Techniques\Ballast], January, page 27
Joss, John
Film Review: The Quiet Challenge (SSA in Action), May, page 10
Some Folks Never Learn (Letters) [Materials], July, page 6
Sackcloth and Ashes (Safety Corner) [Sailplanes\Libelle; Safety\Accidents/Incidents], September, page 43
Yeager, by Chuck Yeager [Book Reviews], October, page 12
Kelsey, William Frank (a.k.a. Wm. Frank Kelsey, Frank Kelsey, F. Kelsey)
The Kelsey Adjust-O-Matic CG. Compensator [Construction & How-To; Homebuilts & Homebuilding], July, page 36
Kimbriel, George
Vote of Confidence (Letters) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], November, page 6
King, Peter C. (a.k.a. Peter King)
From The Ground Up (Letters) [Launching; Awards\Badge Flights], September, page 2
To Fly Often and Cheap, Try Launching By Jeep! (Feature Articles) [Launching], September, page 32
Knight, Edward
Hard Water Has Its Uses (Letters) [History; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], December, page 3
Knopf, Wolfgang
A Safety Tow Hitch: Here's a Solution (Letters) [Launching\Towplanes], September, page 3
Koerner, Steve
1984 Barron Hilton Cup Winner (SSA in Action) [Techniques\Cross Country Soaring; Awards\Hilton Cup], January, page 14
Slow Tow: No Go! (Letters|Safety Corner) [Launching\Towing; Safety], July, page 6
Hooky is Naughty, but 1000-km Is Nice! (Feature Articles) [Techniques\Cross Country Soaring], December, page 37
Koponen, Paavo
DG-101 in Flight (Covers) [Sailplanes\Glaser-Dirks\DG-101], May, cover
Kuhlke, Lee
School's The Place To Get Prepared (Letters) [Aerobatics; Instruction\Schools; Commercial Operations], February, page 2
Kulicke, Mike
The 1985 SHA Eastern Workshop (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\SHA; Homebuilts & Homebuilding], November, page 18
Kuttner, Dr. Joachim
The 2000-Kilometer Wave Flight, Part II (Feature Articles) [Meteorology; Theory of Soaring Flight; Records and Record Flights; Techniques\Cross Country Soaring; Techniques\Wave Flying; Weather], March, page 23
Lamb, Arch Karl
Soaring The Guadalupes (Feature Articles) [Wave Flying; Records and Record Flights], December, page 16
Larsen, Dick
On Wax and Speed (Letters) [Aerodynamics; Drag], May, page 4
Launching
Gene Hammond and George Thelen, Where Shall I Tow?, February, page 23
William Schrempp, The Greased Board Launching Method, June, page 37
Peter C. King, From The Ground Up, September, page 2
Peter C. King, To Fly Often and Cheap, Try Launching By Jeep!, September, page 32
George Thelen, Nose Hooks Get The Nod, February, page 8
Lew Neyland, Who Knows?, April, page 2
A.H.L. Pio, On Towing Safety, May, page 5
Charles Dobkins, Somebody's Thinking!, May, page 5
Warren Dion, And Another on Tows..., May, page 5
Francis Whiteley, ... and Then Another, August, page 2
Bob Gaines, First One on Towhooks.., August, page 2
Gene Hammond and George Thelen, Where Shall I Tow?, February, page 23
Les Sebald, Schweizer Tow Release, February, page 46
Gene Hammond and George Thelen, What If The Rope Won't Go?, March, page 16
Steve Koerner, Slow Tow: No Go!, July, page 6
Wilhelm Dirks, A Designer Comments, August, page 2
Les Sebald, You Hang a Lot on That Rope, August, page 43
Gene Hammond and George Thelen, A Little Reminder, September, page 15
Derek Johnson, Sudden Killer, March, page 49
Lew Neyland, Who Knows?, April, page 2
Wolfgang Knopf, A Safety Tow Hitch: Here's a Solution, September, page 3
Edward Hindman, Have Winch, Will Travel!, April, page 32
Edward Monske, Another Vote For Winches, October, page 3
Lawrence, Phil
Wing Assembly Made Easy (Letters) [Sailplanes\Grob G-102; Construction & How-To], March, page 10
Lincoln, Judy
Tell It To NASA! (Feature Articles) [Safety], April, page 30
Literature
Gren Seibels, Black Boxes Be Damned!, January, page 37
Pick Your Choice For The Lincoln Award, March, page 15
Gren Seibels, The Troubles I've Seen, March, page 52
George McManus, Why We Like Soaring, April, page 24
Gren Seibels, Bet Your Sweep Bippy, May, page 34
Trish Durbin, How Soaring Really Started, June, page 22
James L. Dean, When I Grow Up..., August, page 22
Gren Seibels, Third Thoughts, October, page 31
Mahoney, Bruce
On Locating Thermals (Letters) [Techniques\Thermals and Thermaling; Flight Technique], November, page 6
Maintenance and Improvements
Les Sebald, Schweizer Tow Release, February, page 46
Stephen DuPont, Tidy Up The Tape, March, page 10
Les Sebald, Glider Base Communications, March, page 50
Robert Walker, Charge That Hungry Battery!, June, page 28
Torrey Williams, A Master Switch/Timer For Sailplane Electrical Systems, June, page 42
Les Sebald, The TR-720 VHF Radio, July, page 40
Les Sebald, You Hang a Lot on That Rope, August, page 43
Marianne Photo, December, page 5
Materials
Deiter Althaus, Improving The Performance of The Astir Family Wings, February, page 24
Stephen DuPont, Tidy Up The Tape, March, page 10
Ernest Williams, High-Priced Wing Covers: a Home Remedy, April, page 5
Richard H. Johnson, Turbulators: a Key To Performance Improvement?, May, page 42
John Joss, Some Folks Never Learn, July, page 6
Les Sebald, You Hang a Lot on That Rope, August, page 43
George Thelen, A Whiff of Trouble, November, page 21
McGurk, Kenneth
Good Stories, Good Sales (Letters) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], September, page 2
McManus, George
Why We Like Soaring (Feature Articles) [Illustration; Literature; Humor], April, page 24
McNeill, Robert
Age Cannot Wither... (Letters) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine; History], March, page 8
Meteorology
Dr. Joachim Kuttner, The 2000-Kilometer Wave Flight, Part II, March, page 23
Barry Schiff, Effect of Subsidence on Sailplane Flight Testing, March, page 44
Derek Johnson, Question For The Met Man, June, page 5
Peder Mortensen, Leave The Yaw String Crooked?, July, page 3
Malcom Adams, On Thermals And Drift, October, page 2
Bob Said, High, Wide and Handsome, October, page 26
Bruce Carter, Lift That Doesn't Drift, October, page 32
Meyer, Dennis
Sailplane Over Central California (Covers), November, cover
Michener, Bob
Wax and The Single Seater (Letters) [Drag; Aerodynamics], July, page 4
Military
Roy A Poole, World's Largest Soaring Program, January, page 20
Miller, Jefferson
On Being a Lover, Not A Fighter (Letters) [Competitions; Philosophy of Soaring], January, page 42
Mills, Tonk
A Perfect Off-Field Landing (Safety Corner) [Techniques\Cross Country Soaring; Techniques\Landing; Safety], June, page 40
Miltner, Harry
Don't Swat That 'Skeeter! [Homebuilts & Homebuilding; Saiplanes\Mosquito; Construction & How-To; Illustration; Motorgliding], February, page 42
Moffat, George B., Jr. (a.k.a. George Moffat, G.B. Moffat, Jr., G. Moffat, George B. Moffat)
Flying a Motorglider in The 15-Meter Nationals (Feature Articles) [Motorgliders\Glaser-Dirks\DG-400; Self-Launching; Motorgliding; Competitions\15-Meter], March, page 38
Monske, Edward
Another Vote For Winches (Letters) [Launching\Winches], October, page 3
Moore, Robert Lee (a.k.a. R.L. Moore)
Up with Power! (Letters) [Motorgliding; Conferences & Conventions], January, page 27
Mortensen, Peder
Can You See Yourself Into a Spin? (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety; Flight Technique], January, page 2
Leave The Yaw String Crooked? (Letters) [Meteorology; Flight Technique], July, page 3
Motorgliders
Stan Hall, How's This For a Motorglider?, May, page 20
George Moffat, Flying a Motorglider in The 15-Meter Nationals, March, page 38
George Thelen, Two Grob 109 AD's, December, page 4
Motorgliding
In Case You'd Like To Launch Yourself, January, page 8
And The Trend Goes On: Here Comes Another Two-Seater with Power, January, page 9
Motorglider Records, January, page 13
Robert Lee Moore, Up with Power!, January, page 27
Glenn Argetsinger, A Homebuilt Fan, February, page 2
Harry Miltner, Don't Swat That 'Skeeter!, February, page 42
George Moffat, Flying a Motorglider in The 15-Meter Nationals, March, page 38
The Evolution of a Foot Launched Glider, April, page 8
George Thelen, AD's and Tech Bulletins, June, page 12
Motorgliders Plan Mountain Rendezvous, June, page 20
Neville Swan, Let's Make a Deal!, July, page 6
Another Two-Seater, December, page 6
Alex Strojnik, A 300-km Triangle in a Homebuilt Motorglider, December, page 24
Negro, Chris and Alberto
The 19th World Gliding Championships (Feature Articles) [Competitions\World], November, page 22
Neilsen, Ann
Who Needs Fear? (Feature Articles) [Techniques\Cross Country Soaring; Safety], November, page 28
Neumann, F.W.
Speed Means Safety (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety; Techniques\Ridge Soaring], April, page 5
Newfield, Steve
It All Begins with Training (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety; Instruction], January, page 27
Newgard, Peter (a.k.a. P. Newgard)
Sometimes There is No Safety in Numbers (Letters) [Safety; Competitions\15-Meter], January, page 6
Neyland, Lew
Who Knows? (Letters) [Construction & How-To; Launching\Aerotowing; Launching\Towplanes], April, page 2
No subject
Gil Parcell, McManus, George: Why We Like Soaring, April, page 24
John Joss, Film Review: The Quiet Challenge, May, page 10
Gren Seibels, Music Review: L/D Soaring Songs, May, page 13
Mary Smothers, Die Alpen Für Alle Piloten, June, page 11
Gil Parcell, Durbin, Trish: How Soaring Really Started, June, page 22
Randy Witlicki, Ventus on Tow From L-19 At Sugarbush, July, cover
Gren Seibels, The Taskmaster, August, page 38
Dennis Meyer, Sailplane Over Central California, November, cover
Gren Seibels, Skysailor, December, page 44
O'Dell, Bob
The First World Sailplane Aerobatics Championships (Feature Articles) [Competitions\World\Aerobatic], November, page 34
OSTIV
Height/Heading Barogram?, March, page 14
Pfenninger Wins OSTIV/Klemperer Award, November, page 10
Obituaries
In Memoriam: Rick Apgar, January, page 16
Ray Smith, In Memoriam: Harry Perl, January, page 16
In Memoriam: Thomas L. Dickenson, February, page 24
In Memoriam, Martin Schempp, February, page 28
In Memoriam: Thomas Farr, February, page 38
In Memoriam: David R. Boon, February, page 38
In Memoriam: Dick Gantt, February, page 38
In Memoriam: Frank Pesak, February, page 45
In Memoriam: James Spurgeon, March, page 16
In Memoriam: Jose Segarra, March, page 16
In Memoriam: Larry Rogers, April, page 9
In Memoriam: Andy Stauble, Howard Bishop, Harold Smith, June, page 18
In Memoriam: Glenn Collins, June, page 18
In Memoriam: Dr. F.W. Wortmann, June, page 18
In Memoriam: Cal Calloway, July, page 20
In Memoriam: Elton M. Ballas, August, page 41
In Memoriam: Myron R. Nevin, August, page 41
Walter Setz, A Champion Passes, September, page 3
Felix Chardon, Tribute To Chet Decker, September, page 4
In Memoriam: Chester Decker, September, page 37
In Memoriam: Clayton Shoemaker, October, page 36
In Memoriam: David Shapiro, October, page 36
In Memoriam: William G. Lindner, October, page 37
In Memoriam: William Campbell, October, page 37
Olson, Jack (a.k.a. J. Olson)
It Was Worth It! (Letters) [Awards\Badge Flights], December, page 3
Oxygen
High Altitude Flying, April, page 10
Parachutes
Rick Valley, Is Your Pre-Flight Really Finished?, July, page 34
Parcell, Gil (a.k.a. G. Parcell)
McManus, George: Why We Like Soaring, April, page 24
Durbin, Trish: How Soaring Really Started, June, page 22
Parks, K.A.
We Stand Corrected (Letters) [International], December, page 2
Payne, James M. (a.k.a. Jim Payne, James Payne)
Buying a Used Sailplane (SSA in Action) [Book Reviews], June, page 18
Trying For The Big One (Feature Articles) [Techniques\Cross Country Soaring; Techniques\Thermals and Thermaling; Techniques\Ridge Soaring; Awards\Hilton Cup], June, page 24
Penn, Robert
Watch It, Lark Pilots! (Letters|Safety Corner) [Construction & How-To; Sailplanes\Lark; Safety], November, page 2
People
Barron Hilton Cup Winner, December, page 8
Performance Evaluations
Discus Polar Announced, March, page 14
Petmecky, Philip A. (a.k.a. Philip Petmecky, Phil Petmecky)
A Word of Approval (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety; Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], May, page 3
Phelan, John
Oops, We Goofed! (Letters) [Youth; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], April, page 3
Philosophy of Soaring
Wally Raisanen, Does Day Devaluation Deserve Dumping?, January, page 6
Jefferson Miller, On Being a Lover, Not A Fighter, January, page 42
Eric Greenwell, More on Contest Safety, February, page 6
Dennis Galotti, Some Thoughts on Death By Sailplane, February, page 41
Dan Halacy, Down with Devaluation!, March, page 8
What Really Gets Violated?, April, page 4
John Baird, A Vote To Reward Winning!, July, page 6
Dan Dreeben, 3 For The Price of 1, November, page 4
Photography
Bob Said, The Aldott Touch, January, page 24
Physiology
High Altitude Flying, April, page 10
Attention, Pilots: Fluid is More Vital Than You May Think!, June, page 12
Gren Seibels, Fire and Ice, June, page 34
George Thelen, Fatigue During Long Contests, July, page 20
Robert Driscoll, Medical Certification For Glider Pilots?, September, page 4
Pierson, Daniel (a.k.a. Danny Pierson, Dan Pierson)
Landing The Diamant (Safety Corner) [Sailplanes\Diamant; Techniques\Landing; Safety], May, page 27
Pilot Reports
Jim Algar, Interesting Sailplanes: The GOBE R-26S, January, page 30
Kenneth Couche, On Editing and Safety, February, page 4
Pio, A.H.L.
On Towing Safety (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety; Launching\Aerotowing], May, page 5
Poole, Roy A
World's Largest Soaring Program (Feature Articles) [Youth; Military\US Air Force; Instruction; Schools], January, page 20
Porter, Hal
Spin City (Feature Articles) [Safety; Flight Technique], July, page 26
Radios
Les Sebald, Glider Base Communications, March, page 50
The Party Line, April, page 8
Les Sebald, The TR-720 VHF Radio, July, page 40
Raisanen, Wally
Does Day Devaluation Deserve Dumping? (Letters) [Philosophy of Soaring; Competitions], January, page 6
Records and Record Flights
Jim Beckman, Are Women's Records a Degrading Putdown?, January, page 3
Motorglider Records, January, page 13
Dr. Joachim Kuttner, The 2000-Kilometer Wave Flight, Part II, March, page 23
Arch Karl Lamb, Soaring The Guadalupes, December, page 16
Reith, David
Red Noses Aren't All Bad (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety], February, page 2
The Spot To Stop (Safety Corner) [Safety; Flight Technique], December, page 40
Richardson, James; with Doug Rodrigues
1-26 Over the Sierra Nevada (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], February, cover
Richardson, Warren
More on Frigate Birds (Letters) [Aerodynamics; Birds], June, page 3
Rodrigues, Doug; with James Richardson
1-26 Over the Sierra Nevada (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], February, cover
Romig, Dr. Friedrich
More Fun with Contests (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety; Competitions], January, page 27
Runyan, Dave
A Basic Sailplane Aerobatics Course [Aerobatics; Schools; Instruction; Commercial Operations], February, page 32
Ryan, Bertha M. (a.k.a. Bertha Ryan, B.M. Ryan, B. Ryan)
The 1985 SHA Western Workshop (SSA in Action) [Homebuilts & Homebuilding; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\SHA], November, page 15
SSA Staff
How Can We All Be Twice As Safe? (Feature Articles) [Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Safety; Instruction], March, page 32
1985 National Soaring Convention (Feature Articles) [Conferences & Conventions; Soaring Society of America], April, page 16
A Tribute To Motorless Flight [Archives and Museums; History], May, page 29
The Multiplace Gliders of Frank Gross (Feature Articles) [History], August, page 24
The Barron Hilton Cup Soaring Camp (Feature Articles) [Awards\Hilton Cup], October, page 15
Safety
Peder Mortensen, Can You See Yourself Into a Spin?, January, page 2
Peter Newgard, Sometimes There is No Safety in Numbers, January, page 6
Steve Newfield, It All Begins with Training, January, page 27
Ralph Jones, A Question of Loading, January, page 27
Dr. Friedrich Romig, More Fun with Contests, January, page 27
Gene Hammond, Whatever It is Your Need, Do You Happen To Have It?, January, page 34
Particia Valdata, Wings, January, page 41
Fritz Seger, Subject: Stall Warning, January, page 42
David Reith, Red Noses Aren't All Bad, February, page 2
Mike Cavanagh, Thanks, Dad!, February, page 3
Kenneth Couche, On Editing and Safety, February, page 4
Eric Greenwell, More on Contest Safety, February, page 6
George Thelen, Nose Hooks Get The Nod, February, page 8
George Thelen, Two Service Bulletins, February, page 8
George Thelen, An AD on Language, February, page 8
Bernald S. Smith and George Thelen, Safety is in Your Hands, February, page 9
George Thelen, An Unspinnable Wing?, February, page 11
Kareem Fahmi and George Thelen, Your Basic IFR Glider?, February, page 12
Gene Hammond and George Thelen, Where Shall I Tow?, February, page 23
Dennis Galotti, Some Thoughts on Death By Sailplane, February, page 41
Dean Carswell, Quis Custodiet Custodes?, March, page 6
George Thelen, An AD on Air Filters, March, page 13
Gene Hammond and George Thelen, What If The Rope Won't Go?, March, page 16
SSA Staff, How Can We All Be Twice As Safe?, March, page 32
Gren Seibels, The Troubles I've Seen, March, page 52
David Habercom, Would a "Q&A" Booklet Find An Audience?, April, page 2
Bill Bartell, Safety is in Your Hands, April, page 2
F.W. Neumann, Speed Means Safety, April, page 5
Ernest Williams, High-Priced Wing Covers: a Home Remedy, April, page 5
Brian Evans, Illegal Repairs: Arghhh!, April, page 6
George Thelen, An AD on LS-4s, April, page 8
George Thelen, Towplane Brake AD, April, page 9
Judy Lincoln, Tell It To NASA!, April, page 30
Barry Schiff, The Good, Old-Fashioned Slip, April, page 36
Doug Jacobs, Authorship Has Its Perils, May, page 2
Philip Petmecky, A Word of Approval, May, page 3
Dan Colton, Good Times A' Comin', May, page 4
Warren Dion, And Another on Tows..., May, page 5
Charles Dobkins, Somebody's Thinking!, May, page 5
A.H.L. Pio, On Towing Safety, May, page 5
Danny Pierson, Landing The Diamant, May, page 27
Gren Seibels, Bet Your Sweep Bippy, May, page 34
Sam Stanifer, An AOA For Sailplanes?, June, page 4
George Thelen, AD's and Tech Bulletins, June, page 12
Tonk Mills, A Perfect Off-Field Landing, June, page 40
Richard Seaman, Cut Rate Spin Training, July, page 3
Steve Koerner, Slow Tow: No Go!, July, page 6
George Thelen, Safety Task Force Reports Progress, July, page 11
George Thelen, Fatigue During Long Contests, July, page 20
Hal Porter, Spin City, July, page 26
Joseph Stellmack, Spin City, July, page 27
Rick Valley, Is Your Pre-Flight Really Finished?, July, page 34
Bob Gaines, First One on Towhooks.., August, page 2
Francis Whiteley, ... and Then Another, August, page 2
Robert Gaines, The Perfect Crew Car, August, page 42
Peggy Dandridge, One From The Heart, September, page 2
Gene Hammond and George Thelen, A Little Reminder, September, page 15
Gene Hammond and George Thelen, Is There Something We're Overlooking?, September, page 17
C.C. Flora, Wet Tail Feathers, October, page 3
Tom Elmore, Elevator Hookup, October, page 25
Gene Hammond, Pilot Decision-Making, Part 2; Decision-Making Concepts, October, page 39
Robert Penn, Watch It, Lark Pilots!, November, page 2
Bruce Helvie, A Veteran Pilot's Concern, November, page 4
George Thelen, A Whiff of Trouble, November, page 21
Ann Neilsen, Who Needs Fear?, November, page 28
Gene Hammond, Pilot Decision-Making, Part 3; Hazardous Thought Patterns, November, page 37
Derek Johnson, Caught on Top, November, page 40
George Thelen, Two Grob 109 AD's, December, page 4
George Thelen, Soaring Safety Foundation, December, page 8
Gene Hammond, Decision-Making, Part 4; Antidotes For Hazardous Thoughts, December, page 12
David Reith, The Spot To Stop, December, page 40
John Bent, Holes Low, Holes High, December, page 40
Peter Williams, Landout At The Cal-Trans Lot, December, page 42
George Thelen, Soaring Accidents for September, 1984, January, page 10
George Thelen, Soaring Accidents for October 1984, March, page 13
Derek Johnson, Sudden Killer, March, page 49
George Thelen, Soaring Accidents November and December 1984, May, page 7
Dillon Jackson, The Water Option, May, page 38
George Thelen, Soaring Accidents for January 1985, June, page 8
Soaring Accidents for January 1985, June, page 8
George Thelen, Soaring Accidents for February, 1985, July, page 11
George Thelen, First 1985 Fatalities, August, page 4
George Thelen, Soaring Accidents in March 1985, August, page 41
George Thelen, Soaring Accidents for April 1985, September, page 16
John Joss, Sackcloth and Ashes, September, page 43
George Thelen, Soaring Accidents for May 1985, October, page 12
George Thelen, Soaring Accidents for June 1985, November, page 12
George Thelen, Soaring Accidents for July 1985, December, page 4
Said, Bob
The Aldott Touch (Feature Articles) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine; Photography], January, page 24
High, Wide and Handsome (Feature Articles) [Commercial Operations; Wave Flying; Meteorology; Altitude Flights], October, page 26
Sailplane Accessories
George Congdon, How To Cure Trailer Sway, February, page 3
Sailplane Design
An Interesting Newcomer, March, page 12
Stan Hall, How's This For a Motorglider?, May, page 20
Stan Hall, Fat Wings Have Their Uses, July, page 6
Wilhelm Dirks, A Designer Comments, August, page 2
On The Horizon, October, page 11
On Turbulator Blowholes, November, page 21
Another Two-Seater, December, page 6
Sailplanes
Two You Haven't Seen, February, page 10
Deiter Althaus, Improving The Performance of The Astir Family Wings, February, page 24
Welcome a Newcomer, January, page 35
And The Trend Goes On: Here Comes Another Two-Seater with Power, January, page 9
George Thelen, Two Service Bulletins, February, page 8
George Thelen, AD's and Tech Bulletins, June, page 12
Better Late Than Never, February, page 20
Danny Pierson, Landing The Diamant, May, page 27
Paavo Koponen, DG-101 in Flight, May, cover
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the DG-101G, May, page 14
Oliver Dyer-Bennet, DG-300 Near Calistoga, California, August, cover
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the DG-300, August, page 14
Jim Algar, Interesting Sailplanes: The GOBE R-26S, January, page 30
Phil Lawrence, Wing Assembly Made Easy, March, page 10
Robert Stearns, Guilty As Charged, March, page 8
Mike Frey, Schleicher K-8 on Final, April, cover
Lou Feirabend, The Waves Shone and Sparkled As Gold and Diamonds..., July, page 30
Jeffrey Stetson, Still Going Strong, September, page 3
Ernest Williams, High-Priced Wing Covers: a Home Remedy, April, page 5
Robert Penn, Watch It, Lark Pilots!, November, page 2
New Lift For The Libelle From Extended Wingtips and New Flap System, January, page 13
John Joss, Sackcloth and Ashes, September, page 43
A Non-MacCready Kremer Prize, January, page 9
Phil Campbell, A 40/1 LS-4, March, page 2
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of an LS-4, Part II, March, page 28
George Thelen, An AD on LS-4s, April, page 8
Dita Aldott, LS-4a over Marfa, Texas, June, cover
Les Horvath, Salto Fly-By at Estrella Sailport, March, cover
Howard Holman, Can Anyone Help?, July, page 3
George Thelen, AD's and Tech Bulletins, June, page 12
Discus Polar Announced, March, page 14
Some Mini-Nimbus and Nimbus 2-C Models Get US ATC, February, page 8
Some Mini-Nimbus and Nimbus 2-C Models Get US ATC, February, page 8
Dita Aldott, Adagio for Nimbus 3, January, cover
Another Two-Seater, December, page 6
On The Horizon, October, page 11
Two You Haven't Seen, February, page 10
Robert N. Buck, AS-W 19B in Vermont Winter, December, cover
On The Horizon, October, page 11
Peter Selinger, The AS 22-2 Two-Seater, January, page 28
George Thelen, Two Service Bulletins, February, page 8
George Thelen, An AD on Language, February, page 8
George Thelen, AD's and Tech Bulletins, June, page 12
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the AS-K 21, July, page 16
An Interesting Newcomer, March, page 12
Suzanne Conner, 1-34 Idaho Outlanding, September, cover
James Richardson and Doug Rodrigues, 1-26 Over the Sierra Nevada, February, cover
Robert McNeill, Age Cannot Wither..., March, page 8
New Officers For 1-26 Association, March, page 15
1-26 Championships, May, page 9
Attention, Eastern 1-26 Drivers, June, page 8
Jack Greene, The 1985 1-26 Championships, October, page 18
An AD on Slingsby T53B's, September, page 115
Saiplanes
Harry Miltner, Don't Swat That 'Skeeter!, February, page 42
Sanderson, Mark
A Little Law Abiding, If You Please! (Letters) [Airspace; Awards\Badge Flights; Awards\Records and Record Flights; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)], January, page 27
Santee, Donald (a.k.a. Don Santee)
Are We Missing The Boat? (Letters) [Conferences & Conventions; Soaring Society of America], October, page 2
Schempp-Hirth
Richard H. Johnson, Turbulators: a Key To Performance Improvement?, May, page 42
Schiff, Barry
Effect of Subsidence on Sailplane Flight Testing [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests; Meteorology], March, page 44
The Good, Old-Fashioned Slip (Feature Articles) [Flight Technique; Aerodynamics; Safety; Theory of Soaring Flight], April, page 36
Schools
SSA Scholarship Winners, January, page 11
Roy A Poole, World's Largest Soaring Program, January, page 20
Two You Haven't Seen, February, page 10
Dave Runyan, A Basic Sailplane Aerobatics Course, February, page 32
German Aero Clubs Offer Soaring Youth Camps, March, page 15
Lenox Flight School Now At New Site, June, page 20
John Campbell, Collegiate Games?, December, page 2
Richard Schwadel, Taking The X-C Plunge, December, page 20
Schrempp, William
The Greased Board Launching Method (Feature Articles) [Launching; Illustration; History], June, page 37
Schuemann, Wil
Hard Ballast Isn't So Hot, Either! (Letters) [Competitions; Techniques\Ballast], March, page 4
Schwadel, Richard
Taking The X-C Plunge (Feature Articles) [Techniques\Cross Country Soaring; Commercial Operations; Instruction; Schools], December, page 20
Scott, Wallace A. (a.k.a. Wally Scott, W. Scott)
A Funny Thing Happened on My Way To Refugio (Feature Articles) [Techniques\Cross Country Soaring; Commercial Operations], December, page 32
Seaman, Richard (a.k.a. Dick Seaman)
Cut Rate Spin Training (Letters|Safety Corner) [Instruction; Commercial Operations; Safety], July, page 3
Sebald, Les (a.k.a. L. Sebald)
Schweizer Tow Release [Construction & How-To; Maintenance and Improvements; Launching\Towing], February, page 46
Glider Base Communications [Communications; Construction & How-To; Radios; Maintenance and Improvements], March, page 50
The TR-720 VHF Radio [Equipment; Radios; Maintenance and Improvements], July, page 40
You Hang a Lot on That Rope [Launching\Towing; Equipment; Maintenance and Improvements; Materials], August, page 43
Seger, Fritz
Subject: Stall Warning (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety; Flight Technique; Instrumentation], January, page 42
Seibels, Grenville J., II (a.k.a. Gren Seibels, G. Seibels, Gren J. Seibels, II, Gren J. Seibels)
Black Boxes Be Damned! [Instrumentation; Literature], January, page 37
Black Boxes Be Damnedl [Humor], January, page 37
The Troubles I've Seen (Turnpoints|Safety Corner) [Safety; Literature], March, page 52
Lost and Found (Turnpoints) [Techniques\Cross Country Soaring], April, page 41
Music Review: L/D Soaring Songs (SSA in Action), May, page 13
Bet Your Sweep Bippy (Turnpoints|Safety Corner) [Safety; Literature], May, page 34
Fire and Ice (Turnpoints) [Construction & How-To; Physiology\Medical], June, page 34
The Taskmaster (Turnpoints), August, page 38
Third Thoughts (Turnpoints) [Literature], October, page 31
Microphobia: on Golden Silence (Turnpoints) [Communications], November, page 42
Fan Mail (Letters) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], December, page 2
Skysailor (Turnpoints), December, page 44
Self-Launching
George Moffat, Flying a Motorglider in The 15-Meter Nationals, March, page 38
Selinger, Peter F. (a.k.a. Peter Selinger)
The AS 22-2 Two-Seater (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Schleicher\ASW 22-2], January, page 28
Setz, Walter
A Champion Passes (Letters) [Obituaries; History], September, page 3
Simo-Avarosy, Eva
A Vintage Year For The Oldies (Feature Articles) [Vintage Aircraft; International; History], November, page 30
Sites
Soaring Museum Dedicates Third National Landmark, October, page 37
Chris and Dave Woods, Sunset Formation Over Hilton Ranch, October, cover
O.M. Bilaniuk, Lafayette, We Are Back!, November, page 4
Smith, Bernald S. (a.k.a. Bernald Smith, B. Smith, B.S. Smith); with George Thelen
Safety is in Your Hands (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Instruction; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Safety; Commercial Operations], February, page 9
Smith, Ray
In Memoriam: Harry Perl (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], January, page 16
Smothers, Mary
Die Alpen Für Alle Piloten, June, page 11
Die Alpen Für Alle Piloten (Feature Articles) [International\Germany], June, page 14
Soaring Society of America
Roger and Janet Clark, Go Where The Action Is, January, page 2
Spreading The Good Word, January, page 10
George Thelen, Soaring Accidents for September, 1984, January, page 10
New Year Renewals, January, page 10
Convention Schedule: It's Something For Everybody!, January, page 11
SSA Scholarship Winners, January, page 11
The SSA CFI Revalidation Clinic, January, page 13
Essay Contest Winners, January, page 14
Don't Look Down Your Nose At The Bronze Badge!, February, page 8
The Streetcorner of Broadway and 42nd..., February, page 14
Committee Begins Update of Badge, Record Procedures, March, page 13
New Officers For 1-26 Association, March, page 15
David Habercom, Would a "Q&A" Booklet Find An Audience?, April, page 2
Region 3 Reorganizes, April, page 8
SSA Staff, 1985 National Soaring Convention, April, page 16
Announcement, May, page 6
Celebrate National Soaring Week, May, page 6
Who Are We, Really?, May, page 11
Bureaucracy At Work, June, page 8
Team Fund Sweepstakes, June, page 8
Burton Solomon, A Critical Appraisal, July, page 2
When They Win in Texas, They Win Big!, July, page 10
There's No Place Like Home, July, page 11
George Thelen, Safety Task Force Reports Progress, July, page 11
Approved Barograph Calibration Lab, July, page 22
New SSA Governor For Massachusetts, July, page 22
John Farris, Call Your Local TV Station!, August, page 3
Gordon Wingate, Hunt Thermala on The Tube?, August, page 3
Don Santee, Are We Missing The Boat?, October, page 2
Deane Williams, More and Better Weather, October, page 2
Are You Up To Date?, November, page 21
George Thelen, Soaring Safety Foundation, December, page 8
SSA Membership Elects Two New Directors, Re-Elects Five Others, January, page 8
A Message From Carl Herold, January, page 12
A.J. Smith Resigns as SSA Director, February, page 8
Hansman Wins Seat on SSA Board, February, page 8
Bob Fitch, A Grateful Thank You To Those Who Helped, June, page 2
Region 8 To Elect New SSA Director, June, page 8
Call For Nominations For SSA Board of Directors, July, page 10
Candidates For Regional Directors, November, page 10
SSA Headquarters Move Highlights Fall Directors Meeting, November, page 10
Bob Said, The Aldott Touch, January, page 24
Are Your Getting Your Soaring on Time?, January, page 35
Kenneth Couche, On Editing and Safety, February, page 4
Robert McNeill, Age Cannot Wither..., March, page 8
Robert Stearns, Guilty As Charged, March, page 8
David Habercom, Would a "Q&A" Booklet Find An Audience?, April, page 2
John Phelan, Oops, We Goofed!, April, page 3
Philip Petmecky, A Word of Approval, May, page 3
A Little Reaasurance To The Readership, May, page 7
Texans Honor Aldotts, May, page 9
Advance Notice: Contest Coverage Coming, August, page 40
Barner Hedge, Up with Competition!, September, page 2
Kenneth McGurk, Good Stories, Good Sales, September, page 2
Marvin Uphaus, Try It, You'll Like It!, October, page 4
Dan Dreeben, 3 For The Price of 1, November, page 4
George Kimbriel, Vote of Confidence, November, page 6
Gren Seibels, Fan Mail, December, page 2
Team Fund Raisers, May, page 18
Solomon, Burton
A Critical Appraisal (Letters) [Insurance; Soaring Society of America], July, page 2
Stanifer, Sam
An AOA For Sailplanes? (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety; Instrumentation], June, page 4
Stearns, Robert
Guilty As Charged (Letters) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine; Flying Wing; History; Sailplanes\Horten IV], March, page 8
Stellmack, Joseph
Spin City (Feature Articles) [Safety; Flight Technique], July, page 27
Stetson, Jeffrey
Still Going Strong (Letters) [Sailplanes\K-8], September, page 3
Strojnik, Alex
A 300-km Triangle in a Homebuilt Motorglider (Feature Articles) [Motorgliding; Awards\Badge Flights; Homebuilts & Homebuilding; Techniques\Cross Country Soaring], December, page 24
Swan, Neville
Let's Make a Deal! (Letters) [Motorgliding; International], July, page 6
Techniques
Ralph Jones, A Question of Loading, January, page 27
Wil Schuemann, Hard Ballast Isn't So Hot, Either!, March, page 4
C.C. Flora, Wet Tail Feathers, October, page 3
Derek Johnson, Caught on Top, November, page 40
How to break the Cross- Country Ice, May, page 12
Lou Feirabend, The Waves Shone and Sparkled As Gold and Diamonds..., July, page 30
Steve Koerner, 1984 Barron Hilton Cup Winner, January, page 14
Gene Hammond, Whatever It is Your Need, Do You Happen To Have It?, January, page 34
Homebuilt Distance Badge Flights on The Rise Again, February, page 12
Dennis Galotti, Some Thoughts on Death By Sailplane, February, page 41
Dr. Joachim Kuttner, The 2000-Kilometer Wave Flight, Part II, March, page 23
Gren Seibels, Lost and Found, April, page 41
Tony Burton, The Long Slide, May, page 2
Dillon Jackson, The Water Option, May, page 38
James M. Payne, Trying For The Big One, June, page 24
Tonk Mills, A Perfect Off-Field Landing, June, page 40
Ann Neilsen, Who Needs Fear?, November, page 28
Richard Schwadel, Taking The X-C Plunge, December, page 20
Alex Strojnik, A 300-km Triangle in a Homebuilt Motorglider, December, page 24
Wallace A. Scott, A Funny Thing Happened on My Way To Refugio, December, page 32
Carl Herold, Four 1000-km Flights in Two Days At Minden!, December, page 36
Steve Koerner, Hooky is Naughty, but 1000-km Is Nice!, December, page 37
Peter Williams, Landout At The Cal-Trans Lot, December, page 42
Danny Pierson, Landing The Diamant, May, page 27
Tonk Mills, A Perfect Off-Field Landing, June, page 40
F.W. Neumann, Speed Means Safety, April, page 5
James M. Payne, Trying For The Big One, June, page 24
Derek Johnson, The Magic Sequatchie, July, page 12
Derek Johnson, Question For The Met Man, June, page 5
James M. Payne, Trying For The Big One, June, page 24
Derek Johnson, The Magic Sequatchie, July, page 12
Malcom Adams, On Thermals And Drift, October, page 2
Bruce Carter, Lift That Doesn't Drift, October, page 32
Bruce Mahoney, On Locating Thermals, November, page 6
Dr. Joachim Kuttner, The 2000-Kilometer Wave Flight, Part II, March, page 23
High Altitude Flying, April, page 10
Tony Burton, The Long Slide, May, page 2
Derek Johnson, The Magic Sequatchie, July, page 12
Lou Feirabend, The Waves Shone and Sparkled As Gold and Diamonds..., July, page 30
Leroy Draper, The Easy Way Up, August, page 36
Thelen, George
Soaring Accidents for September, 1984 (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents; Soaring Society of America], January, page 10
An AD on Language (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Sailplanes\Schliecher\AS-K 21; Safety; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); AD's], February, page 8
Nose Hooks Get The Nod (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Launching\Aerotow; Safety], February, page 8
Two Service Bulletins (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety; Sailplanes\Schliecher\AS-K 21; Sailplanes\Centrair], February, page 8
An Unspinnable Wing? (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests; Safety], February, page 11
The First Sports Class Nationals [Competitions\Sports Class], February, page 16
An AD on Air Filters (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Towplanes; Engines; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); AD's; Safety], March, page 13
Soaring Accidents for October 1984 (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents], March, page 13
An AD on LS-4s (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Sailplanes\Rolladen-Schneider\LS-4; Safety; AD's], April, page 8
Towplane Brake AD (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety; Towplanes; AD's], April, page 9
Soaring Accidents November and December 1984 (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents], May, page 7
Soaring Accidents for January 1985 (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents], June, page 8
AD's and Tech Bulletins (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Towplanes; AD's; Sailplanes\Schliecher\AS-K 21; Safety; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Cirrus; Motorgliding; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Civil Air Patrol; Sailplanes\Centrair], June, page 12
Safety Task Force Reports Progress (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Soaring Society of America; Safety], July, page 11
Soaring Accidents for February, 1985 (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents], July, page 11
Fatigue During Long Contests (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Physiology\Medical; Safety; Competitions], July, page 20
First 1985 Fatalities (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents], August, page 4
Soaring Accidents in March 1985 (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents], August, page 41
Soaring Accidents for April 1985 (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents], September, page 16
The First US National Sports Class Championships (Feature Articles) [Competitions\National\Sports Class], September, page 18
Soaring Accidents for May 1985 (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents], October, page 12
Soaring Accidents for June 1985 (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents], November, page 12
A Whiff of Trouble (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Materials; Safety; Commercial Operations], November, page 21
Soaring Accidents for July 1985 (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents], December, page 4
Two Grob 109 AD's (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety; Motorgliders\Grob G-109; AD's], December, page 4
Soaring Safety Foundation (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety; Soaring Society of America], December, page 8
Thelen, George; with Bernald S. Smith (a.k.a. Bernald Smith, B. Smith and B.S. Smith)
Safety is in Your Hands (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Instruction; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Safety; Commercial Operations], February, page 9
Thelen, George; with E. Gene Hammond (a.k.a. Gene Hammond)
Where Shall I Tow? (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Launching; Safety; Launching\Towing], February, page 23
What If The Rope Won't Go? (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Launching\Towing; Safety], March, page 16
A Little Reminder (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety; Launching\Towing], September, page 15
Is There Something We're Overlooking? (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Instruction; Safety], September, page 17
Thelen, George; with Kareem Fahmi
Your Basic IFR Glider? (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety; Airspace], February, page 12
Theory of Soaring Flight
Dr. Joachim Kuttner, The 2000-Kilometer Wave Flight, Part II, March, page 23
Barry Schiff, The Good, Old-Fashioned Slip, April, page 36
Towplanes
George Thelen, An AD on Air Filters, March, page 13
George Thelen, Towplane Brake AD, April, page 9
George Thelen, AD's and Tech Bulletins, June, page 12
Auto Gas For Towplanes?, June, page 20
Norman Alexander, There'll Be a Hot Time..., August, page 2
Trailers
George Congdon, How To Cure Trailer Sway, February, page 3
Ultralights
The Evolution of a Foot Launched Glider, April, page 8
Homebuilder News, September, page 16
Uphaus, Marvin
How I Finished Last At The Regionals (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], August, page 30
Try It, You'll Like It! (Letters) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine; Competitions; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], October, page 4
Vakkur, George (a.k.a. Geo. Vakkur)
For a Bigger Open Class (Letters) [Competitions\Open Class], November, page 6
Valdata, Particia
Wings (Safety Corner) [Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Safety; Instruction], January, page 41
Valley, Rick
Is Your Pre-Flight Really Finished? (Safety Corner) [Safety; Parachutes], July, page 34
Vintage Aircraft
Eva Simo-Avarosy, A Vintage Year For The Oldies, November, page 30
Wahler, Bob
A Mono-Cycle Engine? (Letters) [Engines], May, page 3
Walker, Robert
Charge That Hungry Battery! (Feature Articles) [Equipment; Construction & How-To; Maintenance and Improvements], June, page 28
Wander, Bob
Save The Baby! (Letters) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Instruction], March, page 4
Wards
Floyd J. Bailey, On The Kill Devil Hills, March, page 30
Wave Flying
Bob Said, High, Wide and Handsome, October, page 26
Arch Karl Lamb, Soaring The Guadalupes, December, page 16
Weather
Dr. Joachim Kuttner, The 2000-Kilometer Wave Flight, Part II, March, page 23
Gordon Wingate, Hunt Thermala on The Tube?, August, page 3
John Farris, Call Your Local TV Station!, August, page 3
Deane Williams, More and Better Weather, October, page 2
Weber, Bruce
The Way To Vacation (Letters) [Commercial Operations], October, page 4
Whiteley, Francis
... and Then Another (Letters|Safety Corner) [Launching\Aerotowing; Safety], August, page 2
Williams, Dan
Pilots May Profit From Pelican-Watching (Letters) [Birds], February, page 3
Williams, Deane
More and Better Weather (Letters) [Soaring Society of America; Weather], October, page 2
Williams, Ernest
High-Priced Wing Covers: a Home Remedy (Letters|Safety Corner) [Sailplanes\Lark; Safety; Materials; Construction & How-To], April, page 5
Williams, Peter A. (a.k.a. Pete Williams, Peter Williams)
Landout At The Cal-Trans Lot (Safety Corner) [Techniques\Cross Country Soaring; Safety], December, page 42
Williams, Torrey
A Master Switch/Timer For Sailplane Electrical Systems [Instrumentation; Construction & How-To; Maintenance and Improvements; Equipment], June, page 42
Wingate, Gordon
Hunt Thermala on The Tube? (Letters) [Weather; Soaring Society of America], August, page 3
Witlicki, Randy
Ventus on Tow From L-19 At Sugarbush (Covers), July, cover
Women
Jim Beckman, Are Women's Records a Degrading Putdown?, January, page 3
Western Women's Seminar 1985, June, page 18
European Women's Championships, June, page 22
Woods, Chris and Dave
Sunset Formation Over Hilton Ranch (Covers) [Sites\Hilton Ranch], October, cover
In Case You'd Like To Launch Yourself (SSA in Action) [Instruction; Motorgliding; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)], January, page 8
SSA Membership Elects Two New Directors, Re-Elects Five Others (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], January, page 8
A Non-MacCready Kremer Prize (SSA in Action) [Awards; Human Power; Sailplanes\MIT Monarch], January, page 9
And The Trend Goes On: Here Comes Another Two-Seater with Power (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Centrair; Motorgliding], January, page 9
New Year Renewals (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], January, page 10
Spreading The Good Word (SSA in Action) [Commercial Operations; Soaring Society of America], January, page 10
Convention Schedule: It's Something For Everybody! (SSA in Action) [Conferences & Conventions; Soaring Society of America], January, page 11
SSA Scholarship Winners (SSA in Action) [Youth; Awards; Schools; Soaring Society of America], January, page 11
A Message From Carl Herold (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], January, page 12
Motorglider Records (SSA in Action) [FAI; Motorgliding; Records and Record Flights], January, page 13
New Lift For The Libelle From Extended Wingtips and New Flap System (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Libelle], January, page 13
The SSA CFI Revalidation Clinic (SSA in Action) [Instruction; Soaring Society of America; Conferences & Conventions], January, page 13
Essay Contest Winners (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America; Awards; Youth], January, page 14
In Memoriam: Rick Apgar (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], January, page 16
Book Review: Flying with a Pro (SSA in Action) [Book Reviews], January, page 17
CAP Solos 23 Cadets (SSA in Action) [Instruction; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Civil Air Patrol], January, page 17
The 1984 US National & Regional Champions (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; Competitions\National], January, page 18
Are Your Getting Your Soaring on Time? (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], January, page 35
Welcome a Newcomer (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Bowlus BZ-1; Homebuilts & Homebuilding; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\SHA], January, page 35
A.J. Smith Resigns as SSA Director (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], February, page 8
Don't Look Down Your Nose At The Bronze Badge! (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America; Awards\Badges], February, page 8
Hansman Wins Seat on SSA Board (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], February, page 8
Some Mini-Nimbus and Nimbus 2-C Models Get US ATC (SSA in Action) [Aircraft Certification; Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Nimbus 2-C; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Nimbus], February, page 8
Two You Haven't Seen (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Akafleig Hunchen Hu 28; Sailplanes\Schleicher\AS-K 21; Schools], February, page 10
Homebuilt Distance Badge Flights on The Rise Again (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\SHA; Homebuilts & Homebuilding; Awards\Badge Flights; Techniques\Cross Country Soaring], February, page 12
Test Guide Available (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Instruction], February, page 12
The Streetcorner of Broadway and 42nd... (SSA in Action) [Conferences & Conventions; Soaring Society of America], February, page 14
Better Late Than Never (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Darmstadt D-36], February, page 20
In Memoriam: Thomas L. Dickenson (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], February, page 24
In Memoriam, Martin Schempp (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], February, page 28
In Memoriam: David R. Boon (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], February, page 38
In Memoriam: Dick Gantt (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], February, page 38
In Memoriam: Thomas Farr (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], February, page 38
In Memoriam: Frank Pesak (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], February, page 45
An Interesting Newcomer (SSA in Action) [Sailplane Design; Sailplanes\Schneider Platypus], March, page 12
Committee Begins Update of Badge, Record Procedures (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America; Awards\Badge Flights; FAI], March, page 13
Ralph Barnaby Endows National Soaring Museum (SSA in Action) [History; Archives and Museums; Awards], March, page 13
Discus Polar Announced (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Discus; Performance Evaluations], March, page 14
Height/Heading Barogram? (SSA in Action) [Instrumentation; Awards; OSTIV], March, page 14
German Aero Clubs Offer Soaring Youth Camps (SSA in Action) [Youth; Schools; International\Germany], March, page 15
Germans Honor Riedel (SSA in Action) [History; Awards], March, page 15
New Officers For 1-26 Association (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], March, page 15
Pick Your Choice For The Lincoln Award (SSA in Action) [Awards; Literature], March, page 15
In Memoriam: James Spurgeon (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], March, page 16
In Memoriam: Jose Segarra (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], March, page 16
What Really Gets Violated? (Letters) [Philosophy of Soaring; Competitions], April, page 4
Region 3 Reorganizes (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], April, page 8
Sailplane Instruction: The Book on It (SSA in Action) [Instruction; Book Reviews], April, page 8
The Evolution of a Foot Launched Glider (SSA in Action) [Motorgliding; Ultralights\Canard SC], April, page 8
The Party Line (SSA in Action) [Radios; Communications], April, page 8
Century Awards (SSA in Action) [Awards\Kolstad Scholarship and Awards; Youth], April, page 9
In Memoriam: Larry Rogers (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], April, page 9
High Altitude Flying (SSA in Action) [Techniques\Wave Flying; Altitude Flights; Physiology\Medical; Oxygen], April, page 10
Announcement (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], May, page 6
Celebrate National Soaring Week (SSA in Action) [Archives and Museums; Soaring Society of America], May, page 6
A Little Reaasurance To The Readership (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine; Competitions], May, page 7
1-26 Championships (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; Competitions\1-26; Awards], May, page 9
Texans Honor Aldotts (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], May, page 9
Who Are We, Really? (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], May, page 11
And the Beat goes on (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], May, page 12
How to break the Cross- Country Ice (SSA in Action) [Commercial Operations; Instruction\Cross Country; Techniques\Cross Country], May, page 12
Team Fund Raisers (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\US Team], May, page 18
Attention, Eastern 1-26 Drivers (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; Competitions\1-26], June, page 8
Bureaucracy At Work (SSA in Action) [FAI; Soaring Society of America], June, page 8
Region 8 To Elect New SSA Director (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], June, page 8
Soaring Accidents for January 1985 (SSA in Action) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents], June, page 8
Team Fund Sweepstakes (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America; International], June, page 8
World Championships: It's Minden in '91 (SSA in Action) [Competitions\World], June, page 8
New Interpretation For Badge Flights (SSA in Action) [FAI; CIVV; Awards\Badge Flights], June, page 9
Safety Task Force Gets Great Response To Soaring Site/Instructor Questionnaire (SSA in Action) [Instruction; Commercial Operations], June, page 10
Attention, Pilots: Fluid is More Vital Than You May Think! (SSA in Action) [Physiology\Medical], June, page 12
In Memoriam: Andy Stauble, Howard Bishop, Harold Smith (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], June, page 18
In Memoriam: Dr. F.W. Wortmann (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], June, page 18
In Memoriam: Glenn Collins (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], June, page 18
Western Women's Seminar 1985 (SSA in Action) [Women], June, page 18
Auto Gas For Towplanes? (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Engines; Towplanes], June, page 20
Lenox Flight School Now At New Site (SSA in Action) [Commercial Operations; Schools], June, page 20
Motorgliders Plan Mountain Rendezvous (SSA in Action) [Motorgliding; Commercial Operations], June, page 20
Change of Owners, Same Great Soaring (SSA in Action) [Commercial Operations], June, page 21
European Women's Championships (SSA in Action) [International; Women], June, page 22
Call For Nominations For SSA Board of Directors (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], July, page 10
When They Win in Texas, They Win Big! (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; International; Soaring Society of America], July, page 10
There's No Place Like Home (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], July, page 11
In Memoriam: Cal Calloway (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], July, page 20
Medal Design Contest (SSA in Action) [Archives and Museums; Conferences & Conventions; Awards], July, page 20
Approved Barograph Calibration Lab (SSA in Action) [Instrumentation; Soaring Society of America], July, page 22
Black Forest is Alive and Soaring (SSA in Action) [Commercial Operations], July, page 22
New SSA Governor For Massachusetts (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], July, page 22
Region Five North Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], July, page 24
Region 12 Sports Class Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], July, page 25
Tulare '85 (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], July, page 42
Texas Soaring Association is Alive And Thriving At Age 38! (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; History], August, page 4
What a Weekend! Records Galore in Georgia (SSA in Action) [Commercial Operations; Awards\Records and Record Flights], August, page 4
Homebuilder Workshops (SSA in Action) [Homebuilts & Homebuilding; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\SHA; Construction & How-To], August, page 6
Alphabet Soup: FAA ARSA NRPM (SSA in Action) [Airspace; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Illustration], August, page 7
Advance Notice: Contest Coverage Coming (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine; Competitions], August, page 40
Sailplane Acro Update: National Contest Tasks Set (SSA in Action) [Aerobatics], August, page 40
A New Package For Contest News (SSA in Action) [Competitions], August, page 41
In Memoriam: Elmer Zook (SSA in Action) [Instruction], August, page 41
In Memoriam: Elton M. Ballas (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], August, page 41
In Memoriam: Myron R. Nevin (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], August, page 41
We Lose Another One (SSA in Action) [Commercial Operations; History], September, page 15
Homebuilder News (SSA in Action) [Flying Wing; Homebuilts & Homebuilding; Ultralights\Marske Pioneer II; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\SHA], September, page 16
Women's Competition? It's Being Done (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Women; International Sites], September, page 17
Comments Requested on Rereation Pilots NPRM (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)], September, page 36
In Memoriam: Chester Decker (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], September, page 37
Region Five East Championships (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], September, page 37
Region Four Championships (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional\Region 4], September, page 38
Region Eight Championships (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional\Region 8], September, page 39
Region Ten West Championships (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; Competitions\Regional\Region 10 West], September, page 39
Region One Championships (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional; Competitions\Regional\Region 1], September, page 40
An AD on Slingsby T53B's (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Slingsby T.53B; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); AD's], September, page 115
On The Horizon (SSA in Action) [Sailplane Design; Sailplanes\Schleicher\AS-W 24; Sailplanes\Schleicher\AS-H 25], October, page 11
Hawaii CAP Wing is At It Again (SSA in Action) [Instruction\Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Civil Air Patrol], October, page 12
The Results From Rieti (SSA in Action) [International], October, page 12
In Memoriam: Clayton Shoemaker (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], October, page 36
In Memoriam: David Shapiro (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], October, page 36
In Memoriam: William Campbell (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], October, page 37
In Memoriam: William G. Lindner (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], October, page 37
Soaring Museum Dedicates Third National Landmark (SSA in Action) [History; Sites\Akron, Ohio; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\National Soaring Museum\Landmark], October, page 37
Candidates For Regional Directors (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], November, page 10
Pfenninger Wins OSTIV/Klemperer Award (SSA in Action) [Awards\Klemperer; History; OSTIV; Conferences & Conventions], November, page 10
SSA Headquarters Move Highlights Fall Directors Meeting (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], November, page 10
Are You Up To Date? (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], November, page 21
National Soaring Museum Details Growth Plans (SSA in Action) [Archives and Museums], November, page 21
On Turbulator Blowholes (SSA in Action) [Construction & How-To; Sailplane Design; Aerodynamics], November, page 21
Dealership Changes (SSA in Action) [Commercial Operations], December, page 4
Marianne Photo (SSA in Action) [Maintenance and Improvements], December, page 5
Another Two-Seater (SSA in Action) [Motorgliding; Sailplane Design; Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Nimbus 3D], December, page 6
Barron Hilton Cup Winner (SSA in Action) [People\Wallace A. Scott; Awards\Hilton Cup], December, page 8
Watch It: The FAA is After You Again! (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Airspace], December, page 9
Youth
SSA Scholarship Winners, January, page 11
Essay Contest Winners, January, page 14
Roy A Poole, World's Largest Soaring Program, January, page 20
German Aero Clubs Offer Soaring Youth Camps, March, page 15
John Phelan, Oops, We Goofed!, April, page 3
Century Awards, April, page 9


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