Soaring Magazine Index for 1986 organized by section

Soaring Magazine Index for 1986 organized by section

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Covers, Feature Articles, Letters, Maintenance and Improvements, SSA in Action, Safety Corner, Soaring Safety Foundation, Washington Report

Covers
Roc Cutri, Astir at El Tiro, Arizona, January
Tony Smallwood, Twin Astir Over New Zealand, February
Wolfgang Obst, Jantar Over Tehachapi Mountains, March
Cindy Brickner, Motorgliders Over Hemet, April
Judah Milgram, Winch Launch in West Germany, May
Chris and Dave Woods, Heading Home at Sunset, June
Peter F. Selinger, Banking Discus, July
Dennis Meyer, Grob G-103 Running the Ridge, August
Chris and Dave Woods, At the Hitachi Masters of Soaring, September
Harry McGrath, Pegasus Aloft Out West, October
Eric Greenwell, AS-W 20's in Pennsylvania, November
Les Horvath, Winter in Arizona, December

Feature Articles
Edward Williams, Across the Andes on Sunpower, January, page 6
Scott Ide, The Two of Us, January, page 24
Doug Jacobs, The LS-6; One Pilot's View, January, page 30
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the Discus, February, page 14
Tom Irwin, The Swish II Motorglider, February, page 20
Ned Jacoby, A Visit to Centrair, February, page 30
SSA Staff, The Flight of the Deaf Hawk, February, page 34
Don Daniels, Tow Pilots Need Love, Too!, February, page 36
George Thelen, The Compleat Bumbler's Guide to Making a Weak Link, February, page 42
Harry McGrath, How to Fly Upside-Down and Learn to Love It, March, page 14
Francis Bundy, First Flight of the RP-2, March, page 18
George Watkins, One-Of-A-Kind Schleicher, March, page 28
Doug Lamont, Decision in Houston, April, page 22
George Thelen, The Mortality of Gel Coats, April, page 28
Vic Saudek, From Out of the Past Comes Aeolus!, April, page 38
Steven Dupont, Unraveling Those Maddening Polars, May, page 12
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the Grob G-109B, May, page 14
SSA Staff, The 1986 SSA National Soaring Convention, May, page 22
Wally Scott and Guido Haymann, Andean Oddysey, Part 1, May, page 26
Dieter Reich, The ULF-1 Foot-Launched Sailplane, May, page 34
Gren Seibels, A Short Preachment, May, page 38
Wally Scott and Guido Haymann, Andean Odyssey, Part 2, June, page 18
Bruce Carter, How's Your Pseudoadiabat?, June, page 25
Wally Raisanen, Great Moments in Soaring, June, page 30
John Firth, Variometer Systems; An Update, June, page 32
Louis Stur, A Soaring Safari, June, page 35
Geza Szurovy, The Sailing Glider, June, page 38
George Thelen, How to Inflate Your Sailplane Tires Without Breaking Your Cheeks, June, page 42
George Thelen, Skin Care For Your Sailplane, July, page 28
Geza Szurovy, A Pilgramage to the Wasserkuppe, July, page 34
Bruce Carter, How to Plot a Sounding and Live, July, page 39
George Thelen, Tips on Tipskids, August, page 21
Peter Selinger, Supership Debut, August, page 24
Peter C. King, The Lamont Letter (True Story), August, page 30
Barrant Merrill, West By Taifun, August, page 36
Robert Grey, The 1986 Standard Class National Championships, August, page 42
Charlie Spratt, Charlie and the Cadet Clipper, September, page 10
Judy Lincoln, The Hitachi International Masters of Soaring, September, page 14
John Joss, The 1986 Open Class National Championships, September, page 22
Sharon Austin, The 1986 1-26 Championships, October, page 14
Al Santilli, The 2nd Annual Sports Class National Championships, October, page 37
Olexa-Myron Bilaniuk, The (In)Famous Downwind Turn, October, page 44
Francis Bundy, Flight Testing the RP-2, November, page 26
James T. Veligan, It Started Out As a Monerai, December, page 26
Bob Matheny, The Spirit of Santos-Dumont, December, page 48
Ned Jacoby, A Visit to Charles Les Eaux, December, page 54

Letters
Rod and Steve Hug, Depends on Spoilers, January, page 2
Dan Richards, Down with Anonymity!, January, page 2
Doug and Lianna Lamont, Love Those Cover!, January, page 2
John C. Stiles, Stationary Thermals, January, page 3
Robert Park, Economy Competition, January, page 3
Robert Penn, A Little Incentive, January, page 4
James Burgess, Soaring Beats Gambling!, January, page 40
John Campbell, Autow Addendum.., January, page 40
Steve DuPont, Put the Towplane in its Place!, January, page 40
John Gibson, ...Another Country Heard From, January, page 41
Jim Foreman, ARSA Spells It Out, February, page 2
Bernald Smith, a reaction to ARSA's, February, page 2
Mike McEwen, We're Here to Help, February, page 2
Frank Adamson, A Soaring Update, Emphasis on the UP, February, page 3
Fernando Rueda, All Right, Class, Now Pay Attention.., February, page 3
Bill Culbertson, Closing Up a Cherokee, February, page 3
Marion Cruce, Highs and Lows, February, page 3
Val Brain, The Changing Face of Cross-Country, February, page 7
H.V. Senn, Soaring Forecasts in Your Living Room.., March, page 2
George Young, Cloud Slope Soaring, March, page 2
Edward Crawley, We've Heard of Thermal Markers, but This.., March, page 2
David Howard, ...And Here's What One Looks Like!, March, page 3
Geoff Young, Another Auto-Release, March, page 3
John Gregory, On the SSA, Soaring, Training and Moving, March, page 3
Richard McIver, Sailplane Costs, March, page 4
Philip Petmecky, Give Your Towplane a Brake, March, page 6
George Lessard, End of a Perfect Day, March, page 6
John Good, It ain't broke, but we'll fix it anyway, April, page 2
Hal Loken, A Good Press, April, page 2
Jack Olson, Age Cannot Wither.., April, page 4
Eric Greenwell, Changing Times, April, page 4
John Chapman, Tow Plane Temps, April, page 6
Warren Dion, Wheeling It On, May, page 2
Hank Krejci, Look, Up in the Sky.., May, page 2
Robert Gaines, The Safety Corner Checks In, May, page 3
David Lippincott, In Search of Some Expertise, May, page 4
Donald Hobel, Is There Anyone Out There?, May, page 4
John Joss, Shall We Agree to Differ?, May, page 4
Tom Hardy, Eugene the Jeep?, May, page 4
Dave Luehring, A Response to some Rules of the Road, June, page 2
Bill Fraser, A Day in the life of a Young Man, June, page 2
Colin Pennycuick, Soaring Alongside Cumulus Clouds, June, page 3
Jim Payne, Point/Counterpoint, June, page 3
J.C. Kellet, Persistence Pays Off, June, page 4
Al Blackburn, 1986 Safety Start; Bad Try, July, page 2
James Crowe, Next Time You're in Hawaii, July, page 3
Taylor Boyer, Food For Thought?, July, page 3
Rolf Algotson, Foreign Soaring; a Diamond Factory in Sweden, March 1986, July, page 4
Donald D. Engen, FAA Administrator Keeps in Touch, July, page 6
Frank Kelsey, Shake, Rattle and Roll, July, page 6
Tom Knauff, Rules of the Air, August, page 2
Marion Griffith, Flatland Waves, August, page 2
Derek Johnson, Rules of the Air, August, page 2
Marcel Jaunin, Of Older Sailplanes and Brass Instrument Tubing, August, page 3
Michael Steckner, Crossfell, Crossed Wires, August, page 4
Erik Mann, The Soaring Tigers of Princeton University, August, page 6
Hank Nixon, Get Your Head Out!, August, page 35
Harvey Shaman, Reservations About the Use of Resin, September, page 2
Elizabeth Stark, Why We do It, September, page 2
Ned Wilson, If it ain't broken don't fix it, September, page 3
Alan Greer, This Has Got to Stop, October, page 2
Kenneth Jacobs, Objection, Please, October, page 3
Sharon Austin, 'Tweren't So, McGee!, October, page 34
Bert Bowe, For the Heavy Metal Crowd, October, page 34
Martha Jacobs, Time to Speak Up, October, page 35
C. Pikros, Is There a Greek Wave?, October, page 35
Kevin Cousineau, Battery Charging Revisited, November, page 2
Bernald Smith, Check Your Insurance, November, page 2
Dave Driese, Thanks, Friends, November, page 2
Elemer Katinsky, Point of Order, MrChairman!, December, page 2
Mitchell Deutsch, Good News in Georgia, December, page 3
James L. Hamilton, Turnpoint Cameras; is the sky falling?, December, page 4
John Kaplan, Downwind Turns Refuse to Die, December, page 6
Bill Stowers, Credit Where Credit is Due, December, page 6
Stephen Carmick, A Little Help is Needed, December, page 6
Ned Wilson, Downwind Turns Refuse to Die, December, page 6
Geo. Vakkur, Complaint Department, December, page 9

Maintenance and Improvements
Les Sebald, Flight Glasses, January, page 44
Les Sebald, The STS Model AV7600 VHF Radio, February, page 44
Les Sebald, Antennas Can Be Better!, March, page 42
Les Sebald, What About Transponders?, May, page 44
Kevin Cousineau, 14-Volt Glider Batteries, July, page 44
Peter C. King, A $2 Camera Mount, December, page 60
Peter C. King, Tipskids; 2 For 69 Cents, December, page 60

SSA in Action
SSA Directors Election Results, January, page 16
Practical Test Standards Update, January, page 17
On Winning the Bronze, January, page 17
Emergency AD on Libelles, January, page 17
Arise, Motorgliders!, January, page 17
Four New SSA State Governors Appointed, January, page 17
Gene Hammond, Pilot Decision-Making, Part Five; Stress-Good Or Bad?, January, page 18
Region Four South Championship, January, page 18
Valley Forge Convention; Don't Miss It!, January, page 18
The 1985 US. National and Regional Champions., January, page 22
George Thelen, Soaring Accidents for August 1985, January, page 116
George Thelen, Pilot Decision-Making, Part Five; Stress-Good Or Bad?, January, page 999
Spreading the Good Word, February, page 8
Alex Strojnik, Homebuilt Distance Badge Flights in 1985, February, page 8
George Thelen, Soaring Accidents for September 1985, February, page 8
Well, the engine was just sitting there, so we thought, why not?, February, page 9
DG-500 Approaching Delivery Date, February, page 10
Does Anybody Know What Year This Is?, February, page 12
Don't Pull on the Pins, February, page 24
Mary Meagher, Adventures of a Half-Baked Chicken-Hearted Granny Glider Pilot, February, page 24
Kolstadt Winner Comes Full Circle, February, page 25
ARSA's... Again!., February, page 26
Region Six Soaring Championships, February, page 28
SSA Headquarters Moving to Hobbs, New Mexico, March, page 8
Two SSA State Governors Announced, March, page 8
1986 Membership Handbook Delayed, March, page 9
A Centrair AD, March, page 9
Bulletin; Soaring An Olympic Sport, March, page 9
Call For Papers, March, page 9
Support Tourism! Travel Europe in a Sailplane, March, page 9
1-26 Association Officers for 1986, March, page 9
John Laister Delivers 1985 Barnaby Lecture, March, page 10
Anyone Care to Help?, March, page 10
In Memoriam; Bertha Godinat, March, page 10
In Memoriam; Roger Merrill, March, page 10
A Look at Developments in Germany, March, page 11
George Thelen, Off-Field Landing Accidents, March, page 12
Region Ten Championships, March, page 39
George Thelen, Soaring Accidents for October 1985, March, page 39
CIVV Meeting, March, page 999
Marvin Uphaus, a Milestone, April, page 6
Women Organize New Pilot Group, April, page 8
Nomination Invited For Joseph Lincoln Award, April, page 8
Museum Needs Help on Wright Glider Replica, April, page 8
Horvath Wins First US Aerobatic Title, April, page 8
Bad Day at Black Rock, and Peach State, and Crystal Airport.., April, page 9
Florida State Soaring Championship, April, page 9
George Thelen, The Soaring Safety Foundation, April, page 10
In Memoriam; Richard E. Fellner, April, page 10
Judy Lincoln, What's Wrong with This Log Book?, April, page 11
George Thelen, What's Wrong with This Log Book?, April, page 11
In Memoriam; William C. Coverdale, April, page 37
Nomination Invited For Joseph Lincoln Award, April, page 999
A Progress Report on the Sports Class from John Campbell, May, page 6
SSA Dues Increase, May, page 6
The Hitachi International Masters of Soaring, May, page 9
In Memoriam; Garland Pack, May, page 10
Gerard M. Devlin., Silent Wings, May, page 10
Glaser-Dirks Repair and Service Shop, May, page 10
Kolstadt Scholar Named, May, page 11
Solitaire Takes Wing, May, page 11
An Editorial Message, June, page 8
News From Germany: Busy Times For Schleicher and Scheibe, June, page 8
Region One Announces Memorial Trophy, June, page 8
Homebuilder News; Flying Wing Update, June, page 11
National Soaring Week, June 2-8 1986, June, page 12
1987 Sailplane Sweepstakes, June, page 14
CIVV Nominations Due By July 1, June, page 16
Nikon Announces Photo Contest, June, page 16
SSA News Service, June, page 16
New SSA Governor For Northern California, June, page 999
FAA Administrator Engen to fly in soaring contest, July, pages 1 1
Wright Brothers' 1922 Glider at National Soaring Museum Hall of Fame Weekend, July, page 9
Call For Nominations For SSA Board of Directors, July, page 10
FAA Administrator Engen to Fly in Soaring Contest, July, page 11
Carrying the flag to Oshkosh, July, page 11
World War II Glider Pilots Honored, July, page 11
Christopher Woods Wins 1985 Lincoln Award, July, page 11
Reno-Stead Announces New Wave Window, July, page 12
In Memoriam; Soaring Pioneer Ralph S. Barnaby., July, page 12
Renewals and Magazines, July, page 12
Reno-Steat Announces New Wave Window, July, page 12
Region Nine Championships, July, page 16
In Memoriam; Michael Gomez, July, page 16
In Memoriam; Mike Stevenson, July, page 16
Landing Gear Design For Light Aircraft, Vol 1., July, page 999
Report From the CIVV, August, page 8
Glider Assembly and Disassembly: This NPRM Need Your Support, August, page 8
Nikon Soaring Photo Contest, August, page 8
Region Four Soaring Championships, August, page 9
Next Yearl Next Yearl, August, page 9
Prisms, August, page 10
Central California Soaring Club Contest, August, page 11
Women Pilots Charter Meeting, August, page 12
Intercollegiate Soaring Contest, August, page 14
New Owners at Valentin Flugzeugbau, August, page 16
1-26 Association Announces New Perpetual Trophy, August, page 16
Floppy Disks Revisited, August, page 18
SSA Governor Elected, September, page 4
Are There Transponders in Our Future?, September, page 4
Region Six South Contest, September, page 6
Glaser Dirks Announces New 15-Meter Sailplane, September, page 6
News From Hanover, September, page 8
An AD on GROB G-103's, September, page 8
Region Eight Soaring Championships, September, page 8
And in Washington They'd Like to do More, September, page 9
They're at it Again!, September, page 9
George Thelen, An AD on G-109B Motorgliders, September, page 28
George Thelen, Towplane Onwers; An AD on Cessna 150's, September, page 28
Towplane Owners; An AD on Cessna 150's, September, page 28
In Memoriam; Paul Cherry, September, page 28
Voyager Crew Set to Speak at AOPA Convention, September, page 33
European Gliding Championships, September, page 33
George Thelen, Kestrel and Mosquito Owners Take Note, September, page 33
A Towplane AD, October, page 8
Al Blackburn Named to Top FAA Policy Post, October, page 8
Group Formed to Study Alternative Turnpoint Comeras and Film Formats, October, page 8
Soar Minden Hosts Second Western Motorglider Rally, October, page 8
George Thelen, An AD on GROB G-103 Airbrake Systems, October, page 8
Region Eleven Championships, October, page 10
SHA Western Workshop, October, page 24
George Moffat, in Memoriam; Robert Robertson, October, page 28
SSA Regional Directors Election, November, page 4
Board of Directors Meeting, November, page 9
Have You Seen the SSA Bulletin?, November, page 9
1987 Designated As Year of the Member, November, page 9
Akafleig Darmstadt Flies D- 40 Design with Variable Geometry Wings, November, page 10
Requests For Equipment, November, page 10
Region Ten West Soaring Championships, November, page 15
In Memoriam; Gustave Scheurer, November, page 35
Region Six Soaring Championahips, November, page 36
Contest Number Fees, November, page 39
Region 12 Contest, December, page 12
Safety Foundation Will Present Revalidation Clinics, December, page 12
Region 12 North Contest, December, page 13
In Memoriam; Tom Forsberg, December, page 16
Colorado High; 1987 Convention, December, page 47
Open and Sports Class Nationals Dates Changed,, December, page 999
George Thelen, Safety Foundation Will Present Revalidation Clinics, December, page 999

Safety Corner
Rod and Steve Hug, Depends on Spoilers, January, page 2
George Thelen, Wave Accident, January, page 42
George Thelen, Soaring Accidents for August 1985, January, page 116
George Thelen, Pilot Decision-Making, Part Five; Stress-Good Or Bad?, January, page 999
George Thelen, Soaring Accidents for September 1985, February, page 8
George Thelen, Off-Field Landing Accidents, March, page 12
George Thelen, Soaring Accidents for October 1985, March, page 39
Derek Johnson, The Way People Land, March, page 41
George Thelen, The Soaring Safety Foundation, April, page 10
George Thelen, What's Wrong with This Log Book?, April, page 11
Derek Johnson, Good Manners and Soaring Safety, April, page 17
Robert Gaines, The Safety Corner Checks In, May, page 3
Frank Wilson, No Margin For Error, May, page 42
Dave Luehring, A Response to some Rules of the Road, June, page 2
Jim Payne, Point/Counterpoint, June, page 3
Al Blackburn, 1986 Safety Start; Bad Try, July, page 2
Taylor Boyer, Food For Thought?, July, page 3
Derek Johnson, Rules of the Air, August, page 2
Tom Knauff, Rules of the Air, August, page 2
Hank Nixon, Get Your Head Out!, August, page 35
Harvey Shaman, Reservations About the Use of Resin, September, page 2
George Thelen, An AD on G-109B Motorgliders, September, page 28
George Thelen, Towplane Onwers; An AD on Cessna 150's, September, page 28
George Thelen, Kestrel and Mosquito Owners Take Note, September, page 33
George Thelen, People, Planes and Pandemonium, September, page 34
Mike McEwen, Moving Up to a 1-26, September, page 49
George Thelen, An AD on GROB G-103 Airbrake Systems, October, page 8
Martha Jacobs, Time to Speak Up, October, page 35
Howard Ebersole, The Step Down, December, page 62
George Thelen, Safety Foundation Will Present Revalidation Clinics, December, page 999

Soaring Safety Foundation
Safety in Cross-Country Flying and Competition, July, page 22
George Thelen, People, Planes and Pandemonium, September, page 34
Mid-Air Collision Avoidance Through Good Scanning Techniques and Defensive Airmanship, December, page 18

Washington Report
Are There Transponders in Our Future?, September, page 4


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