Soaring Magazine Index for 1986 organized by author

Soaring Magazine Index for 1986 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, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, R, S, T, U, V, W, Y, None

A

Adamson, Frank
A Soaring Update, Emphasis on the UP (Letters) [Altitude Flights], February, page 3
Algotson, Rolf
Foreign Soaring; a Diamond Factory in Sweden, March 1986 (Letters) [Techniques\Wave Flying; International; Awards\Badge Flights], July, page 4
Austin, Sharon
The 1986 1-26 Championships (Feature Articles) [Competitions\1-26; Sailplanes\Schweizer\1-26], October, page 14
'Tweren't So, McGee! (Letters) [Competitions], October, page 34

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Baker, Lorraine; with Nancy LaRiviere
The 8th Annual Womens Soaring Seminar [Women; Commercial Operations; Techniques\Cross Country Soaring], September, page 40
Bilaniuk, Oleska-Myron (a.k.a. O.M. Bilaniuk, O.M. (Alex) Bilaniuk, Oleksa-Myron Bilaniuk, Olexa-Myron Bilaniuk)
The (In)Famous Downwind Turn (Feature Articles) [Theory of Soaring Flight; Illustration; Aerodynamics; Techniques], October, page 44
Blackburn, Al (a.k.a. A. Blackburn)
1986 Safety Start; Bad Try (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents], July, page 2
Bowe, Bert
For the Heavy Metal Crowd (Letters) [Construction and How-To], October, page 34
Bowlus, Michael
The Bowlus BZ-1 [Illustration; Construction and How-To; Sailplanes\Bowlus BZ-1; Homebuilts and Homebuilding], March, page 34
Boyer, Taylor
Food For Thought? (Letters|Safety Corner) [Competitions; Safety], July, page 3
Brain, Val
The Changing Face of Cross-Country (Letters) [Philosophy of Soaring; Techniques\Cross Country Soaring], February, page 7
Brickner, Cindy
Motorgliders Over Hemet (Covers) [Motorgliders], April
Bundy, Francis P. (a.k.a. F.P. Bundy, Francis Bundy)
First Flight of the RP-2 (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\RP-2; Aerodynamics\Flight Tests; Homebuilts and Homebuilding; Materials; Schools], March, page 18
Flight Testing the RP-2 (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests; Sailplanes\Design; Homebuilts and Homebuilding], November, page 26
Burgess, James
Soaring Beats Gambling! (Letters) [Commercial Operations], January, page 40

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Campbell, John H. (a.k.a. John Campbell)
Autow Addendum.. (Letters) [Launching\Aerotow], January, page 40
Carmick, Stephen
A Little Help is Needed (Letters) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\2-22; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Civil Air Patrol], December, page 6
Carter, Bruce
How's Your Pseudoadiabat? (Feature Articles) [Weather; Illustration; Meteorology], June, page 25
How to Plot a Sounding and Live (Feature Articles) [Weather; Meteorology], July, page 39
Chapman, John
Tow Plane Temps (Letters) [Launching\Towplanes\Engines], April, page 6
Cousineau, Kevin
14-Volt Glider Batteries (Maintenance and Improvements) [Sailplane Accessories; Construction and How-To], July, page 44
Battery Charging Revisited (Letters) [Sailplane Accessories; Equipment], November, page 2
Crawley, Edward
We've Heard of Thermal Markers, but This.. (Letters) [Meteorology], March, page 2
Crowe, James
Next Time You're in Hawaii (Letters) [Commercial Operations], July, page 3
Cruce, Marion
Highs and Lows (Letters) [Meteorology; History], February, page 3
Culbertson, Bill
Closing Up a Cherokee (Letters) [Trailers; Sailplanes\Cherokee; Construction and How-To], February, page 3
Cutri, Roc
Astir at El Tiro, Arizona (Covers) [Sailplanes\Astir], January

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Daniels, Don
Tow Pilots Need Love, Too! (Feature Articles) [Launching\Towing; Techniques; Illustration], February, page 36
Deutsch, Mitchell
Good News in Georgia (Letters) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], December, page 3
Devlin., Gerard M.
Silent Wings (SSA in Action) [Book Reviews], May, page 10
Dion, Warren
Wheeling It On (Letters) [Techniques], May, page 2
Driese, Dave
Thanks, Friends (Letters) [Commercial Operations], November, page 2
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)
Add 2 More Dimensions to Your Barograph [Techniques; Instrumentation], January, page 38
Put the Towplane in its Place! (Letters) [Launching\Aerotow], January, page 40
Dupont, Steven
Unraveling Those Maddening Polars (Feature Articles) [Performance Evaluations; Drag], May, page 12

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Ebersole, Howard
The Step Down (Safety Corner) [Instruction; Safety], December, page 62
Engen, Donald D.
FAA Administrator Keeps in Touch (Letters) [Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)], July, page 6

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Faulkner, Norma
Want to own a Gliderport? [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], March, page 22
Firth, John (a.k.a. J. Firth)
Variometer Systems; An Update (Feature Articles) [Instrumentation], June, page 32
Foreman, Jim (a.k.a. J. Foreman)
ARSA Spells It Out (Letters) [Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Airspace], February, page 2
Fraser, Bill
A Day in the life of a Young Man (Letters) [Youth], June, page 2

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Gaines, Robert E. (a.k.a. Robert Gaines, Bob Gaines, R. Gaines)
The Safety Corner Checks In (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety; Trailers], May, page 3
Gibson, John C. (a.k.a. John Gibson)
...Another Country Heard From (Letters) [Launching\Aerotow], January, page 41
Good, John F. (a.k.a. John Good)
It ain't broke, but we'll fix it anyway (Letters) [Airspace; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)], April, page 2
Greenwell, Eric (a.k.a. E. Greenwell)
Changing Times (Letters) [Philosophy of Soaring; Techniques\Cross Country Soaring], April, page 4
AS-W 20's in Pennsylvania (Covers) [Sailplanes\Schleicher\AS-W 20], November
Greer, Alan B. (a.k.a. Alan Greer)
This Has Got to Stop (Letters) [Techniques\Ballast; Competitions; Philosophy of Soaring], October, page 2
Gregory, John
On the SSA, Soaring, Training and Moving (Letters) [Instruction; Awards\Badges; Soaring Society of America; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], March, page 3
Grey, Robert (a.k.a. Bob Grey, B. Grey)
The 1986 Standard Class National Championships (Feature Articles) [Competitions\National\Standard], August, page 42
Griffith, Marion
Flatland Waves (Letters) [Meteorology; Techniques\Wave Flying], August, page 2

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Hamilton, James L.
Turnpoint Cameras; is the sky falling? (Letters) [Instrumentation; Competitions], December, page 4
Hammond, E. Gene (a.k.a. Gene Hammond)
Pilot Decision-Making, Part Five; Stress-Good Or Bad? (SSA in Action), January, page 18
Soaring Safety Foundation: Mid-Air Collision Avoidance Through Good Scanning Techniques and Defensive Airmanship, December, page 18
Hardy, Tom
Eugene the Jeep? (Letters) [Launching], May, page 4
Haymann, Guido; with Wallace A. Scott (a.k.a. Wally Scott and W. Scott)
Andean Oddysey, Part 1 (Feature Articles) [Techniques\Ridge Soaring; International], May, page 26
Andean Odyssey, Part 2 (Feature Articles) [Techniques\Ridge Soaring; International], June, page 18
Hobel, Donald G. (a.k.a. Donald Hobel)
Is There Anyone Out There? (Letters) [Motorgliders], May, page 4
Horvath, Lazlo (a.k.a. Laslo "Les" Horvath, Les Horvath, L. Horvath, Laszlo Horvath)
Winter in Arizona (Covers) [Sailplanes\Grob G-103], December
Howard, David
...And Here's What One Looks Like! (Letters) [Illustration; Weather], March, page 3
Hug, Rod and Steve
Depends on Spoilers (Letters|Safety Corner) [Techniques\Cloud Flying; Safety], January, page 2

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Ide, Scott
The Two of Us (Feature Articles) [Instruction], January, page 24
Irwin, Tom
The Swish II Motorglider (Feature Articles) [Motorgliders\Swish II; Homebuilts and Homebuilding; Illustration], February, page 20

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Jacobs, Doug
The LS-6; One Pilot's View (Feature Articles) [Sailplane Design; Pilot Reports; Sailplanes\Rolladen-Schneider\LS-6], January, page 30
The 1986 Barron Hilton Soaring Camp [Awards\Hilton Cup; Techniques\Cross Country Soaring; Competitions], November, page 30
Jacobs, Kenneth
Objection, Please (Letters) [Soaring Society of America], October, page 3
Jacobs, Martha
Time to Speak Up (Letters|Safety Corner) [CIVV; Safety; Soaring Society of America], October, page 35
Jacoby, Ned
A Visit to Centrair (Feature Articles) [International; Sailplanes\Centrair], February, page 30
A Visit to Charles Les Eaux (Feature Articles) [International; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], December, page 54
Jaunin, Marcel
Of Older Sailplanes and Brass Instrument Tubing (Letters) [Instrumentation; Materials], August, page 3
Johnson, Derek P. (a.k.a. Derek Johnson)
The Way People Land (Safety Corner) [Safety; Techniques; Illustration], March, page 41
Good Manners and Soaring Safety (Safety Corner) [Techniques\Thermals and Thermaling; Safety; Techniques\Ridge Soaring], April, page 17
Rules of the Air (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Techniques\Ridge Soaring], August, page 2
Johnson, Richard H. (a.k.a. Dick Johnson, Richard Johnson, R.H. Johnson, R. Johnson)
A Flight Test Evaluation of the Discus (Feature Articles) [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirty\Discus; Aerodynamics\Flight Tests], February, page 14
A Flight Test Evaluation of the Grob G-109B (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests; Illustration; Motorgliders\Grob G-109B], May, page 14
Joss, John
Shall We Agree to Differ? (Letters) [Performance Evaluations; Sailplanes\Discus], May, page 4
The 1986 Open Class National Championships (Feature Articles) [Competitions\National\Open], September, page 22

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Kaplan, John C. (a.k.a. John Kaplan)
Downwind Turns Refuse to Die (Letters) [Techniques; Theory of Soaring Flight; Aerodynamics], December, page 6
Katinsky, Elemer
Point of Order, MrChairman! (Letters) [Construction and How-To; Materials; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)], December, page 2
Kellet, James C. (a.k.a. J.C. Kellet, Jim Kellet, Jim C. Kellet, Jim Kellett)
Persistence Pays Off (Letters) [Awards\Badge Flights; Schools; Techniques\Wave Flying], June, page 4
Kelsey, William Frank (a.k.a. Wm. Frank Kelsey, Frank Kelsey, F. Kelsey)
Shake, Rattle and Roll (Letters) [Trailers], July, page 6
King, Peter C. (a.k.a. Peter King)
The Lamont Letter (True Story) (Feature Articles) [Trailers; Humor], August, page 30
A $2 Camera Mount (Maintenance and Improvements) [Instrumentation; Construction and How-To], December, page 60
Tipskids; 2 For 69 Cents (Maintenance and Improvements) [Construction and How-To], December, page 60
Knauff, Thomas (a.k.a. Tom Knauff, T. Knauff)
Rules of the Air (Letters|Safety Corner) [Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Safety; Techniques\Ridge Soaring], August, page 2
Krejci, Hank
Look, Up in the Sky.. (Letters) [Meteorology], May, page 2

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Lamont, Doug (a.k.a. D. Lamont)
Decision in Houston (Feature Articles) [Soaring Society of America], April, page 22
Lamont, Doug and Lianna
Love Those Cover! (Letters) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], January, page 2
LaRiviere, Nancy; with Lorraine Baker
The 8th Annual Womens Soaring Seminar [Women; Commercial Operations; Techniques\Cross Country Soaring], September, page 40
Lessard, George
End of a Perfect Day (Letters) [Youth; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], March, page 6
Lincoln, Judy
What's Wrong with This Log Book? (SSA in Action), April, page 11
The Hitachi International Masters of Soaring (Feature Articles) [Competitions], September, page 14
Lippincott, David
In Search of Some Expertise (Letters) [Motorgliders], May, page 4
Loken, Hal
A Good Press (Letters) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], April, page 2
Luehring, Dave
A Response to some Rules of the Road (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Techniques\Ridge Soaring], June, page 2

M     (up to table of contents)

Mann, Erik
The Soaring Tigers of Princeton University (Letters) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Schools], August, page 6
Matheny, Bob
The Spirit of Santos-Dumont (Feature Articles) [Motorgliders\Solitaire; Humor; Homebuilts and Homebuilding; History], December, page 48
McEwen, Michael T. (a.k.a. Mike McEwen)
We're Here to Help (Letters) [Soaring Society of America], February, page 2
Moving Up to a 1-26 (Safety Corner) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\1-26; Safety], September, page 49
McGrath, Harry
How to Fly Upside-Down and Learn to Love It (Feature Articles) [Aerobatics; Schools; Techniques], March, page 14
Pegasus Aloft Out West (Covers), October
McIver, Richard
Sailplane Costs (Letters) [Illustration], March, page 4
McMaster, Roy; with Karl Striedeick, Robbie Robertson and John Seymour
Four on the Floor [Techniques\Cross Country Soaring; Awards\Records and Record Flights], November, page 16
Meagher, Mary
Adventures of a Half-Baked Chicken-Hearted Granny Glider Pilot (SSA in Action) [Book Reviews], February, page 24
Merrill, Barrant
West By Taifun (Feature Articles) [Engines; Motorgliders], August, page 36
Meyer, Dennis
Grob G-103 Running the Ridge (Covers) [Sailplanes\Grob G-103], August
Milgram, Judah
Winch Launch in West Germany (Covers), May
Moffat, George B., Jr. (a.k.a. George Moffat, G.B. Moffat, Jr., G. Moffat, George B. Moffat)
in Memoriam; Robert Robertson (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], October, page 28

N     (up to table of contents)

Nixon, Hank
Get Your Head Out! (Safety Corner|Letters) [Safety; Techniques\Thermals and Thermaling], August, page 35

O     (up to table of contents)

Obst, Wolfgang
Jantar Over Tehachapi Mountains (Covers) [Sailplanes\Jantar], March
Olson, Jack (a.k.a. J. Olson)
Age Cannot Wither.. (Letters) [Competitions\Regional; Illustration], April, page 4

P     (up to table of contents)

Park, Robert M. (a.k.a. Robert Park, Bob Park)
Economy Competition (Letters) [Competitions\15-Meter; Sailplanes\Schweizer\1-34], January, page 3
Patten, Isaac Van
Confessions of a Sounding Pilot [Literature], December, page 10
Payne, James M. (a.k.a. Jim Payne, James Payne)
Point/Counterpoint (Letters|Safety Corner) [Safety], June, page 3
Penn, Robert
A Little Incentive (Letters) [Awards], January, page 4
Pennycuick, Colin
Soaring Alongside Cumulus Clouds (Letters) [Techniques\Thermals and Thermaling; Meteorology], June, page 3
Petmecky, Philip A. (a.k.a. Philip Petmecky, Phil Petmecky)
Give Your Towplane a Brake (Letters) [Construction and How-To; Launching\Towplanes], March, page 6
Pikros, C.
Is There a Greek Wave? (Letters) [Techniques\Wave Flying], October, page 35

R     (up to table of contents)

Raisanen, Wally
Great Moments in Soaring (Feature Articles) [Literature; Illustration; Philosophy of Soaring], June, page 30
Reich, Dieter
The ULF-1 Foot-Launched Sailplane (Feature Articles) [Construction and How-To; Illustration; Homebuilts and Homebuilding; Sailplanes\Twin Astir], May, page 34
Richards, Dan
Down with Anonymity! (Letters) [Commercial Operations], January, page 2
Robertson, Robbie; with Karl Striedeick, John Seymour and Roy McMaster
Four on the Floor [Techniques\Cross Country Soaring; Awards\Records and Record Flights], November, page 16
Rueda, Fernando J. (a.k.a. Fernando Rueda)
All Right, Class, Now Pay Attention.. (Letters) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], February, page 3

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Santilli, Alcide (a.k.a. Al Santilli)
The 2nd Annual Sports Class National Championships (Feature Articles) [Competitions\National\Sports Class], October, page 37
Saudek, Victor M. (a.k.a. Victor Saudek, Vic Saudek, V.M. Saudek, V. Saudek)
From Out of the Past Comes Aeolus! (Feature Articles) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\SHA; Illustration; Motorgliders; Homebuilts and Homebuilding; History], April, page 38
From Out of the past comes Aeolus!, April, page 38
Scott, Wallace A. (a.k.a. Wally Scott, W. Scott); with Guido Haymann
Andean Oddysey, Part 1 (Feature Articles) [Techniques\Ridge Soaring; International], May, page 26
Andean Odyssey, Part 2 (Feature Articles) [Techniques\Ridge Soaring; International], June, page 18
Sebald, Les (a.k.a. L. Sebald)
Flight Glasses (Maintenance and Improvements) [Sailplane Accessories; Physiology\Medical Condition], January, page 44
The STS Model AV7600 VHF Radio (Maintenance and Improvements) [Radios; Communications; Construction and How-To], February, page 44
Antennas Can Be Better! (Maintenance and Improvements) [Construction and How-To; Communications; Illustration], March, page 42
What About Transponders? (Maintenance and Improvements) [Construction and How-To; Communications; Construction and How-To], May, page 44
Seibels, Grenville J., II (a.k.a. Gren Seibels, G. Seibels, Gren J. Seibels, II, Gren J. Seibels)
A Short Preachment (Feature Articles) [Philosophy of Soaring; Safety], May, page 38
Selinger, Peter F. (a.k.a. Peter Selinger)
Banking Discus (Covers) [Sailplanes\Discus], July
Supership Debut (Feature Articles) [Sailplane Design; Sailplanes\Schleicher\ASW 25; Illustration; Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Nimbus 3D], August, page 24
Supership Debut, August, page 24
Wings, November, page 10
Senn, Harry V. (a.k.a. Harry Senn, H.V. Senn)
Soaring Forecasts in Your Living Room.. (Letters) [Weather], March, page 2
Seymour, John; with Karl Striedeick, Robbie Robertson and Roy McMaster
Four on the Floor [Techniques\Cross Country Soaring; Awards\Records and Record Flights], November, page 16
Shaman, Harvey
Reservations About the Use of Resin (Letters|Safety Corner) [Physiology\Materials; Safety], September, page 2
Smallwood, Tony
Twin Astir Over New Zealand (Covers) [Sailplanes\Twin Astir], February
Smith, Bernald S. (a.k.a. Bernald Smith, B. Smith, B.S. Smith)
a reaction to ARSA's (Letters) [Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Airspace], February, page 2
Soaring Safety Foundation: People, Planes and Pandemonium, September, page 34
Check Your Insurance (Letters) [Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)], November, page 2
Spratt, Charlie, Jr. (a.k.a. Charlie Spratt)
Charlie and the Cadet Clipper (Feature Articles) [Humor], September, page 10
SSA Staff
'85 Women's Seminar, West [Women], January, page 35
The Flight of the Deaf Hawk (Feature Articles) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\SHA; Flying Wing; Homebuilts and Homebuilding], February, page 34
The 1986 SSA National Soaring Convention (Feature Articles) [Soaring Society of America; Conferences and Conventions], May, page 22
Stark, Elizabeth
Why We do It (Letters) [Philosophy of Soaring], September, page 2
Steckner, Michael
Crossfell, Crossed Wires (Letters) [Instrumentation], August, page 4
Stiles, John C.
Stationary Thermals (Letters) [Meteorology], January, page 3
Stowers, Bill
Credit Where Credit is Due (Letters) [Commercial Operations], December, page 6
Striedeick, Karl; with Robbie Robertson, John Seymour and Roy McMaster
Four on the Floor [Techniques\Cross Country Soaring; Awards\Records and Record Flights], November, page 16
Strojnik, Alex
Homebuilt Distance Badge Flights in 1985 (SSA in Action) [Awards\Badge Flights; Homebuilts and Homebuilding], February, page 8
Stur, Louis
A Soaring Safari (Feature Articles) [International], June, page 35
Szurovy, Geza
The Sailing Glider (Feature Articles) [History; Archives and Museums; Illustration], June, page 38
A Pilgramage to the Wasserkuppe (Feature Articles) [History; International], July, page 34

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Thelen, George
Wave Accident (Safety Corner) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents; Techniques\Wave Flying], January, page 42
Soaring Accidents for August 1985 (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents], January, page 116
Pilot Decision-Making, Part Five; Stress-Good Or Bad? (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety], January, page 999
Soaring Accidents for September 1985 (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents], February, page 8
The Compleat Bumbler's Guide to Making a Weak Link (Feature Articles) [Safety; Construction and How-To; Launching\Towing; Materials], February, page 42
Off-Field Landing Accidents (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents], March, page 12
Soaring Accidents for October 1985 (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents], March, page 39
The Soaring Safety Foundation (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Soaring Society of America; Safety], April, page 10
What's Wrong with This Log Book? (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Instruction; Safety], April, page 11
The Mortality of Gel Coats (Feature Articles) [Materials; Illustration; Safety], April, page 28
How to Inflate Your Sailplane Tires Without Breaking Your Cheeks (Feature Articles) [Construction and How-To; Sailplane Accessories], June, page 42
Skin Care For Your Sailplane (Feature Articles) [Materials; Construction and How-To], July, page 28
Tips on Tipskids (Feature Articles) [Materials; Construction and How-To], August, page 21
An AD on G-109B Motorgliders (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Motorgliders\Grob G-109B; Safety; AD's], September, page 28
Towplane Onwers; An AD on Cessna 150's (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety], September, page 28
Kestrel and Mosquito Owners Take Note (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety; Sailplanes\Kestrel; Sailplanes\Mosquito], September, page 33
People, Planes and Pandemonium (Soaring Safety Foundation|Safety Corner) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents], September, page 34
An AD on GROB G-103 Airbrake Systems (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Sailplanes\Grob G-103; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); AD's; Safety], October, page 8
Safety Foundation Will Present Revalidation Clinics (SSA in Action|Safety Corner) [Safety], December, page 999
Treager, J.C.
Mid-Winter Blahs? For Fast Relief, Try a Motorglider Rally [Motorgliders], April, page 18

U     (up to table of contents)

Uphaus, Marvin
a Milestone (SSA in Action), April, page 6

V     (up to table of contents)

Vakkur, George (a.k.a. Geo. Vakkur)
Complaint Department (Letters) [Soaring Society of America], December, page 9
Valdata, Particia
'85 Women's Seminar, East [Women], January, page 34
Veligan, James T.
It Started Out As a Monerai (Feature Articles) [Sailplane Design; Sailplanes\Monerai; Homebuilts and Homebuilding], December, page 26

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Watkins, George
One-Of-A-Kind Schleicher (Feature Articles) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests; Pilot Reports], March, page 28
Williams, Edward
Across the Andes on Sunpower (Feature Articles) [International; Techniques\Ridge Soaring], January, page 6
Wilson, Frank
No Margin For Error (Safety Corner) [Techniques\Ridge Soaring; Safety\Accidents/Incidents], May, page 42
Wilson, Ned
If it ain't broken don't fix it (Letters) [Techniques\Ridge Soaring; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)], September, page 3
Downwind Turns Refuse to Die (Letters) [Techniques; Aerodynamics], December, page 6
Woods, Chris and Dave
Heading Home at Sunset (Covers), June
At the Hitachi Masters of Soaring (Covers), September

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Young, Geoff
Another Auto-Release (Letters) [Launching\Towing; Construction and How-To], March, page 3
Young, George
Cloud Slope Soaring (Letters) [Meteorology; Techniques\Cloud Flying], March, page 2

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SSA Directors Election Results (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], January, page 16
Arise, Motorgliders! (SSA in Action) [Motorgliders], January, page 17
Emergency AD on Libelles (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Sailplanes\Libelle; AD's], January, page 17
Four New SSA State Governors Appointed (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Governors], January, page 17
On Winning the Bronze (SSA in Action) [Awards\Badges; Instruction], January, page 17
Practical Test Standards Update (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Instruction], January, page 17
Region Four South Championship (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], January, page 18
Valley Forge Convention; Don't Miss It! (SSA in Action) [Conferences and Conventions; Soaring Society of America], January, page 18
The 1985 US. National and Regional Champions. (SSA in Action) [Competitions\National; Competitions\Regional], January, page 22
Spreading the Good Word (SSA in Action) [Commercial Operations], February, page 8
Well, the engine was just sitting there, so we thought, why not? (SSA in Action) [Homebuilts and Homebuilding; Sailplanes\Schweizer\1-26], February, page 9
DG-500 Approaching Delivery Date (SSA in Action) [Motorgliders\Glaser-Dirks\DG-500; Illustration], February, page 10
Does Anybody Know What Year This Is? (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Pratt-Read; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\VSA; Vintage Aircraft], February, page 12
Don't Pull on the Pins (SSA in Action) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents; Sailplanes\Pilatus B-4], February, page 24
Kolstadt Winner Comes Full Circle (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America; Awards\Kolstad Scholarship and Awards], February, page 25
ARSA's... Again!. (SSA in Action) [Airspace; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)], February, page 26
Region Six Soaring Championships (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], February, page 28
SSA Headquarters Moving to Hobbs, New Mexico (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], March, page 8
Two SSA State Governors Announced (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Governors], March, page 8
1-26 Association Officers for 1986 (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\1-26; Soaring Society of America], March, page 9
1986 Membership Handbook Delayed (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], March, page 9
A Centrair AD (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Sailplanes\Centrair; AD's], March, page 9
Bulletin; Soaring An Olympic Sport (SSA in Action) [International], March, page 9
Call For Papers (SSA in Action) [OSTIV], March, page 9
Support Tourism! Travel Europe in a Sailplane (SSA in Action) [International], March, page 9
Anyone Care to Help? (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine; Birds], March, page 10
In Memoriam; Bertha Godinat (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], March, page 10
In Memoriam; Roger Merrill (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], March, page 10
John Laister Delivers 1985 Barnaby Lecture (SSA in Action) [History; Archives and Museums], March, page 10
A Look at Developments in Germany (SSA in Action) [Sailplane Design], March, page 11
Region Ten Championships (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], March, page 39
CIVV Meeting (SSA in Action) [CIVV], March, page 999
Horvath Wins First US Aerobatic Title (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Aerobatics], April, page 8
Museum Needs Help on Wright Glider Replica (SSA in Action) [Archives and Museums; History], April, page 8
Nomination Invited For Joseph Lincoln Award (SSA in Action) [Awards\Lincoln; Literature], April, page 8
Women Organize New Pilot Group (SSA in Action) [Women], April, page 8
Bad Day at Black Rock, and Peach State, and Crystal Airport.. (SSA in Action) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents; Commercial Operations], April, page 9
Florida State Soaring Championship (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], April, page 9
In Memoriam; Richard E. Fellner (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], April, page 10
In Memoriam; William C. Coverdale (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], April, page 37
Nomination Invited For Joseph Lincoln Award (SSA in Action) [Awards], April, page 999
A Progress Report on the Sports Class from John Campbell (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Sports Class], May, page 6
SSA Dues Increase (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], May, page 6
The Hitachi International Masters of Soaring (SSA in Action) [Competitions], May, page 9
Glaser-Dirks Repair and Service Shop (SSA in Action) [Commercial Operations; Sailplanes\Glaser-Dirks], May, page 10
In Memoriam; Garland Pack (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], May, page 10
Kolstadt Scholar Named (SSA in Action) [Youth; Awards\Kolstad Scholarship and Awards], May, page 11
Solitaire Takes Wing (SSA in Action) [Motorgliders\Soliatire], May, page 11
An Editorial Message (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], June, page 8
News From Germany: Busy Times For Schleicher and Scheibe (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Schleicher\AS-H 25; Sailplane Design; Sailplanes\Schleicher\AS-W 22], June, page 8
Region One Announces Memorial Trophy (SSA in Action) [Awards], June, page 8
Homebuilder News; Flying Wing Update (SSA in Action) [Flying Wing; Homebuilts and Homebuilding; Sailplanes\Marske Pioneer II], June, page 11
National Soaring Week, June 2-8 1986 (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], June, page 12
1987 Sailplane Sweepstakes (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], June, page 14
CIVV Nominations Due By July 1 (SSA in Action) [CIVV], June, page 16
Nikon Announces Photo Contest (SSA in Action) [Awards; Soaring Society of America], June, page 16
SSA News Service (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], June, page 16
New SSA Governor For Northern California (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Governors], June, page 999
FAA Administrator Engen to fly in soaring contest (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)], July, pages 1 1
Wright Brothers' 1922 Glider at National Soaring Museum Hall of Fame Weekend (SSA in Action) [History; Vintage Aircraft; Archives and Museums], July, page 9
Call For Nominations For SSA Board of Directors (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], July, page 10
Carrying the flag to Oshkosh (SSA in Action) [Conferences and Conventions], July, page 11
Christopher Woods Wins 1985 Lincoln Award (SSA in Action) [Awards], July, page 11
FAA Administrator Engen to Fly in Soaring Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions], July, page 11
World War II Glider Pilots Honored (SSA in Action) [Awards; History], July, page 11
In Memoriam; Soaring Pioneer Ralph S. Barnaby. (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], July, page 12
Renewals and Magazines (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], July, page 12
Reno-Stead Announces New Wave Window (SSA in Action) [Airspace; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)], July, page 12
Reno-Steat Announces New Wave Window (SSA in Action) [Techniques\Wave Flying; Commercial Operations], July, page 12
In Memoriam; Michael Gomez (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], July, page 16
In Memoriam; Mike Stevenson (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], July, page 16
Region Nine Championships (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], July, page 16
Safety in Cross-Country Flying and Competition (Soaring Safety Foundation) [Safety\Accidents/Incidents; Competitions; Techniques\Cross Country Soaring], July, page 22
Landing Gear Design For Light Aircraft, Vol 1. (SSA in Action) [Book Reviews], July, page 999
Glider Assembly and Disassembly: This NPRM Need Your Support (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)], August, page 8
Nikon Soaring Photo Contest (SSA in Action) [Awards; Soaring Society of America], August, page 8
Report From the CIVV (SSA in Action) [CIVV; FAI], August, page 8
Next Yearl Next Yearl (SSA in Action) [Illustration], August, page 9
Region Four Soaring Championships (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], August, page 9
Prisms (SSA in Action) [Literature], August, page 10
Central California Soaring Club Contest (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Competitions\Regional], August, page 11
Women Pilots Charter Meeting (SSA in Action) [Women], August, page 12
Intercollegiate Soaring Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Intercollegiate; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Schools], August, page 14
1-26 Association Announces New Perpetual Trophy (SSA in Action) [Awards; Sailplanes\Schweizer\1-26], August, page 16
New Owners at Valentin Flugzeugbau (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Valentin], August, page 16
Floppy Disks Revisited (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], August, page 18
Are There Transponders in Our Future? (Washington Report|SSA in Action) [Airspace; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)], September, page 4
SSA Governor Elected (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Governors], September, page 4
Glaser Dirks Announces New 15-Meter Sailplane (SSA in Action) [Illustration; Sailplanes\Glaser-Dirks\DG-600; Sailplane Design], September, page 6
Region Six South Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], September, page 6
An AD on GROB G-103's (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Sailplanes\Grob G-103; AD's], September, page 8
News From Hanover (SSA in Action) [International; Conferences and Conventions; Sailplane Design], September, page 8
Region Eight Soaring Championships (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], September, page 8
And in Washington They'd Like to do More (SSA in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Civil Air Patrol; Instruction], September, page 9
They're at it Again! (SSA in Action) [Instruction; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Civil Air Patrol], September, page 9
In Memoriam; Paul Cherry (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], September, page 28
Towplane Owners; An AD on Cessna 150's (SSA in Action) [AD's; Launching\Towplanes; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)], September, page 28
European Gliding Championships (SSA in Action) [Competitions\International], September, page 33
Voyager Crew Set to Speak at AOPA Convention (SSA in Action) [Conferences and Conventions], September, page 33
A Towplane AD (SSA in Action) [Launching\Towplanes; AD's; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)], October, page 8
Al Blackburn Named to Top FAA Policy Post (SSA in Action) [Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)], October, page 8
Group Formed to Study Alternative Turnpoint Comeras and Film Formats (SSA in Action) [Instrumentation; Competitions], October, page 8
Soar Minden Hosts Second Western Motorglider Rally (SSA in Action) [Commercial Operations; Motorgliders], October, page 8
Region Eleven Championships (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], October, page 10
SHA Western Workshop (SSA in Action) [Homebuilts and Homebuilding; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\SHA], October, page 24
SSA Regional Directors Election (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], November, page 4
1987 Designated As Year of the Member (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], November, page 9
Board of Directors Meeting (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Directors], November, page 9
Have You Seen the SSA Bulletin? (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], November, page 9
Akafleig Darmstadt Flies D- 40 Design with Variable Geometry Wings (SSA in Action) [Sailplanes\Darmstadt D-40; Schools; Aerodynamics; Sailplane Design], November, page 10
Requests For Equipment (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America], November, page 10
Region Ten West Soaring Championships (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], November, page 15
In Memoriam; Gustave Scheurer (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], November, page 35
Region Six Soaring Championahips (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], November, page 36
Contest Number Fees (SSA in Action) [Competitions], November, page 39
Region 12 Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], December, page 12
Safety Foundation Will Present Revalidation Clinics (SSA in Action) [Instruction; Soaring Society of America], December, page 12
Region 12 North Contest (SSA in Action) [Competitions\Regional], December, page 13
In Memoriam; Tom Forsberg (SSA in Action) [Obituaries], December, page 16
Mid-Air Collision Avoidance Through Good Scanning Techniques and Defensive Airmanship (Soaring Safety Foundation) [Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Physiology\Medical Condition], December, page 18
Colorado High; 1987 Convention (SSA in Action) [Soaring Society of America; Conferences and Conventions], December, page 47
Open and Sports Class Nationals Dates Changed, (SSA in Action) [Competitions\National], December, page 999


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