Soaring Magazine Index for 1989 organized by subject

Soaring Magazine Index for 1989 organized by subject

The contents have all been re-entered by hand, so there are going to be typos and confusion between author and subject, etc...
Please send along any corrections and suggestions for improvement.

A, C, E, F, G, H, I, L, M, O, P, S, T, V, W, Y, None

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Aerobatics
Robert Welliever, Of White Hats and Pretty Girls, February, page 21
Bob O'Dell, Sailplane Aerobatics Nationals (1988 at Edna, TX), a Big Success, February, page 26
Gail Davis, Glider Aerobatics Needs Attained, June, page 10
Gail Davis, Aerobatic Team Needs Help (Going to Worlds in Germany), July, page 10
George McManus, Archeological Research (at Estrella, AZ), October, page 36
Aerodynamics
Peter Masak, Sailplane (Inflight) Bug Wiper System, February, page 40
Flight Tests
Richard H. Johnson, Sailplane Performance Flight Test Methods, May, page 26
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the DG-600, August, page 12
Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs
Vernon Meyer, Don't Forget the Little Guys! (Hinckley Soaring), January, page 4
Steve Hudson, Growth (of Fault Line Flyers) Discussed, February, page 2
New Soaring Club (Post Mills) Formed in Vermont, February, page 6
Dale Fletcher, Information Requested on Local Awards, February, page 9
Terry Hurley, Airlines - One to Six, March, page 12
Bill McClure, Thanks! Soaring Magazine, June, page 6
D. Taylor, Indy '90, June, page 9
Post Mills Soaring Club Off and Running, July, page 10
Phyliss Wells, Club Gains 86 New Members, September, page 8
New Association Formed (Franconia Soaring), October, page 7
1-26 Association
Paul Sampson, Sorry, Charlie Dobkins (1-26 Nationals Author), January, page 2
Lew Neyland, Credit Where Credit is Due (Old Goat Winner is Pat DeNaples), February, page 2
1-26 Association on the Move (with New 1989 Executive Board), April, page 8
A.C. Woolnough, Lady Quicksilver, April, page 24
Harry Senn, Jim Hard, Mark Parranto, and Lew Neyland, Rocky Mountain 1-26 Record Camp (from Lakecreek Soaringport), May, page 42
Camp
Camp Plans Announced, June, page 8
Civil Air Patrol
Rev. Thomas E. Lejsek, Help for Youth (Civil Air Patrol), January, page 3
John Gleeson, Help for Hawaii (CAP), October, page 2
Collegiate Soaring
New News of College Soaring (CSA is Now Tax Exempt), January, page 6
Kaya Zuzak, Call to UCSD (University of California San Diego Soaring Club) Members, April, page 4
Wade H. Nelson, USAF Academy Soaring Update, April, page 32
John H. Campbell, Scholarship Update, May, page 5
John Campbell, National Intercollegiate Champion (Ohio State University Soaring Association), May, page 9
John Campbell, College Soaring is Alive and Well, May, page 22
Anthony Wiederkehr, Intercollegiate Soaring Contest (at Caesar Creek), August, page 7
Freedom's Wings
Bob Kessler, Can Anyone Learn to Soar (Even with Handicaps)? Maybe!, March, page 20
Brent Willat, A First for Sky Sailing!, March, page 40
Tony Koester, Reaching High, June, page 39
National Soaring Museum
NSM Trustees, NSM Expansion Progress Report (in Photos), January, page 9
The NSM, a Century of Soaring History, Expanding to a Second Century, January, page 44
William E. (Bill) Gallagher, NSM Hall of Fame Weekend, September, page 12
Self Launching Sailplane Pilot's Association (SLSPA)
Pete Williams, SLSPA Update, February, page 8
WSPA
Virginia M. Schweizer Trophy Announced, February, page 9
Julie Schneider, The 1988 Women's Soaring Seminar (Texas Soaring Association), February, page 16
Sharon R. Smith, Ten Years of Women's Soaring Seminars: One Pilot's Perspective, February, page 36
Airplanes
Gobe R-26-Su
Dave Noyes, Likes Hungarian Plane, December, page 2
Airspace
Oran Nicks, Gliders and Airspace, February, page 3
Judy Lincoln, An SSA Guide to Airspace Operating Agreements, February, page 41
Les Sebald, Thoughts on Transponders, March, page 2
(Special Use Airspace Review by FAA), March, page 7
Lauren Zuckerman, Comments on (Nicks letter on IMC) Flight, May, page 4
Awards
Larry Pardue, SOB (Snyder, Odessa, and Big Spring Trophy), October, page 39
1000 Kilometer Flights
Dave and Jill Fletcher, 1000K The Hard Way (Over New Mexico), April, page 17
David Stevenson, 1000k Southern Style (from Tennessee to the Atlantic Ocean), June, page 26
Badges
A. Coleson, FAI Badges and Awards, January, page 51
A. Coleson, FAI Badges and Awards, February, page 51
A. Coleson, FAI Badges and Awards, October, page 50
A. Coleson, FAI Badges and Awards, December, page 50
Flights
Kevin Cousineau, Diamond Days (at Tehachapi, CA), January, page 27
David A. Woods, To Mt. Whitney and Gold, February, page 33
Requirements
Arleen Coleson, Timing Speed Flights, March, page 52
Arleen Coleson, Deadlines!, April, page 52
Self-Sustaining Motorglider (Badge) Rules Revised, May, page 8
Arleen Coleson, Badge and Record Forms, June, page 52
Arleen Coleson, Remember (1% Rule, Notch, Diamond Goal limits), July, page 52
Arleen Coleson, Badge Requirements, August, page 52
Arleen Coleson, Fall Practice (Notching & Photography), November, page 50
Claybourn
Marshall Claybourn (1988) Memorial Award (to Ed Thornton), April, page 8
Distance
B.S. Smith, B.M. Ryan, and C.D. Herold, Possible New Soaring Badge (Cumulative Distance), January, page 11
Kolstad Scholarship
C. Kenneth Kolstad, Thanks from Kolstad Youth Scholarship Fund to the Friends of Walter Bogie of Leesburg, VA and Ronald Day of Wakefield, MA, February, page 3
Kolstad Scholarship Winner (for 1988) Announced (Sean Franke), March, page 10
Arleen Coleson, Kolstad Scholarship Grant (Requirements and Deadlines), September, page 52
Lincoln
Schweizer Wins 1988 Lincoln Award, September, page 8
Schweizer
Virginia M. Schweizer Trophy Announced, February, page 9

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Cockpit
Harold A. Katinszky, More on Back Support (Pillow), February, page 2
David Andrews, Safety Device(s in Cockpit), March, page 3
Bruce Helvie, Likes Safety (of Cockpit Mirrors and a Strobe Light), May, page 2
Ultrasuede HP (Fabric for Interiors), May, page 41
Ed Crawley and R. John Hansman, Improve the Crashworthiness of Your Sailplane, June, page 19
John Sandell, Did You Say "Soar Back" or "Sore Back?", June, page 30
Bruce Helvie, Mirrors Pictured, August, page 5
Peter C. King, Fly Better for $1040, September, page 19
Jim Gronachan, Wash It (Your Canopy) First, December, page 2
Commentary
William Stockton, Sexism in Soaring?, May, page 2
Theodore Griggs, III, Questions Raised (as to Taste), May, page 3
Les Sebald, Congratulations (for 747 glide)!, May, page 3
Bert Schmutzhart, Map (of Austria) Criticized, May, page 3
Edward Warmoth, Issues Raised, with ed note, May, page 3
Diane McCormack, Woman Pilot Feels Slighted, July, page 2
Scott A. Jenkins, Nittering Neigh-Bobs, July, page 2
Trish Turbin, Writer Questions (Finnistere) Article, August, page 5
Peter L. Krasnoff, Disagrees on Criticism, August, page 5
Jo Shaw, (Finnistere) Story Appreciated, September, page 4
O.A. Benson, Another View Shared, September, page 5
Walter E. Martin, White Hats Revisited, November, page 2
John Joss, Comments on Log Book, November, page 4
Communications
Phil Cammack, Needs Help!(Wants Glider Frequencies on Charts), April, page 6
George Thelen, Standard American Soaring Signals, May, page 50
George Thelen, I'm Getting Signals, August, page 46
Val Brain, More on Signals, November, page 3
Paul S. Burgette, Safety Questions (CCCLRU Checklist for Towpilot), November, page 7
Robert H. Bruce, Push for Action (on Signals and Publications), November, page 7
Competitions
Eric Mozer, Contest Board Calls for New Camera, February, page 7
Jon P. Salisbury, Disillusioned (with Risks of Competition), April, page 5
Entry Method (for Combined 1989 Open and Motorglider Nationals and Region 10 Meet) Defined, May, page 8
Classes
John Campbell, Sports Class Matures, May, page 10
International
Contest News for Competitors Under Age 25 (Entering European Junior Championships in Camrai, France), January, page 10
Local
50th Anniversary Schweizer Soaring Regatta (at Harris Hill), May, page 10
National
Charlie Spratt, Jr., Uvalde (TX 1988 Open Class) Nationals Photo Album (with Commentary), January, page 15
Janice Hoke, Epic Soaring Dramatically Staged: 1988 Standard Class Nationals (Minden, NV), January, page 32
Rebecca Lloyd, Gimmey Wins Fourth National Soaring Title (1989 Sports Class, Montague, CA), November, page 35
Mark Huffstutler, Ode to the Open Class, December, page 3
Non Sanctioned
Alan Greer, Thanksgiving in Florida, November, page 9
Regional
Rick Lafford, (1988) Region 3 Championships (Danville, NY), February, page 7
Regionals
Jack Wyman, 1988 Region Six Contest (Ionia, MI), January, page 8
1988 Region Four South (New Castle, VA), March, page 9
Frank Reid, (1989) Region V North (Chester, SC) Soaring Contest - The Season Begins, July, page 7
Bob Grey, (1989) Region 5 South (Cordele, GA) Soaring Championships, September, page 9
Harold Banks, (1989) Region Four North (Fairfield) Contest, October, page 7
Chris Garbacz, 1989 Region One Contest (Sugarbush, VT), October, page 8
1989 Region Eight Competition (Ephrata, WA), October, page 10
(1989) Region 10 West Championships (Littlefield, TX), November, page 10
Joel Flamenbaum, (1989) Region III Soaring Championships (Harris Hill, NY), December, page 9
Rules
Steve Fahrner, Contest Rules Comments, June, page 4
Val Brain, Contest Rules Criticized, September, page 4
Karl H. Striedieck, Contest Comments (Film and POST), December, page 2
No Contest Rule Changes Proposed, December, page 7
Seniors
Vern Frye, Owl Day at Air Sailing, July, page 36
World
George Moffat, The Robert Robertson Memorial Team Fund, January, page 10
Sweden to Bid for 1993 World Gliding Championships, February, page 9
US Soaring Team Prepares for World Championships, February, page 10
Chuck O'Mahony, A Chip off the Old Bloc, XXI World Gliding Championships (Austria), August, page 29
Tom Knauff, Team Selection Process Questioned, December, page 4
Computers and the Internet
SSA Announces New In-House Computer, May, page 7
Robert J. Welliever, New Computer Network, August, page 2
Peter C. King, Final Glide Calculator, October, page 42
Conventions, Conferences, and Meetings
Roger Brewer, Soaring Expo '89 (in Seattle), February, page 10
Terry Frazier, Sweetness and Light SSA Convention - LA '89, May, page 13
Don Taylor, (Indy '90) Convention Progress, November, page 4
Credits/Appreciation
Jack Fletcher, Thanks, Robert (Welliever for Your Article), February, page 4
Finishing Touches (Sign for SSA Offices from Ralph and Dot Koerner), November, page 14
Cross Country Soaring
Kevin Cousineau, Diamond Days (at Tehachapi, CA), January, page 27
David A. Woods, To Mt. Whitney and Gold, February, page 33
Gloria Dalton, The Great (Schweizer) 2-22 Trip, April, page 20
Robin Edwards, Going Out of Your Way (for Speed Made Good), July, page 5
Tonk Mills, November Flight (over Kansas and Oklahoma), September, page 43
Dick Carter, A Super Soaring Sunday (at Truckee), October, page 21
James H. Alton, Spring Fever (in Florida), October, page 45
Jan Driessen, Super Soaring Sunday Extended, December, page 2

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Equipment
Batteries
Battery Life Extending Solar Charging System, June, page 29
Rome Energy Introduces the Latest Solar Electric Power Modules, July, page 44
Errata
Paul Sampson, Sorry, Charlie Dobkins (1-26 Nationals Author), January, page 2
Wayne Krebs, Jim's the Boss (of Calistoga Soaring), February, page 2
Lew Neyland, Credit Where Credit is Due (Old Goat Winner is Pat DeNaples), February, page 2
Carl Osojnak, A Graph for (an Engine for the Woodstock,) "Bucky", March, page 4
Australian Gliding, Aussies Up Price, June, page 2
Doug Jacobs, Error Corrected, June, page 3
Exhibits/Displays/Fairs
Raul Blacksten, Wrong Way('s Curtis Robin) and Me (at an Airshow), March, page 45

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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Robert M. Park, Questions (Meddling) Inspections, April, page 5
Jack Fletcher, Transition Check Needed (per FAA AC 61-94), May, page 4
S. Carpenter, Trying to Comply, June, page 7
Robert H. Bruce, Reply to "Trying to Comply", August, page 5
Kenneth M. MacDowell, Questions FAA Motives, November, page 2
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Steven D. Linn, Soaring and Radio Communications, November, page 9
Steven D. Linn, Update on Communications, December, page 3

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Growth
William C. Sproull, Double Your Vote (Recruit a New Member), January, page 30
Bill McClure, Thanks! Soaring Magazine, June, page 6
Phyliss Wells, Club Gains 86 New Members, September, page 8
Michael T. McEwen, A Modest Proposal To Revitalize American Soaring, September, page 23

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Hanggliders
Mark L. Langenfeld, Hang Gilding Excellence (Great Flights During Drought), January, page 4
Howard Trampenau, Dad Comments (on Langenfeld's Letter and the Sensor 510C), May, page 4
Carbon Dragon
Jim Maupin, The Carbon Dragon (a Foot-Launchable Sailplane), June, page 11
History
Mike Hull, Arizona Wing (Gliding Begins) As told to Trish Durbin, January, page 38
Jan Driessen, Memories (of Eindhoven Aero Club in Holland), February, page 24
Raul Blacksten, Wrong Way('s Curtis Robin) and Me (at an Airshow), March, page 45
W.R. Tucker, Anyone Remember?, June, page 7
Edward V. Stalzer, Down Memory Lane (1937 in Jugoslavia), July, page 16
Chris Wills, More on History of the Weihe, August, page 3
Richard H. Benbough, Almost an Albatross: The Bowlus-Mitchell Flying Wing, August, page 21
Gary Eberhardt, Flight of the Edelweiss (C-30S), August, page 41
Robert J. Audette, Memories of a Canadian Soaring Pioneer (Julien Audette), November, page 20
B.D. Myers, Needs WWII Glider Information, December, page 3
William E. (Bill) Gallagher, The Flight of the Schweizer SGP 1-1, 1930-1989, December, page 14
Archer Martin, The Elder Schweizers - Some Memories, December, page 18
Franklin Hurtt, My Friends Ernie, Paul and Bill, Reflections of the Early Years, December, page 22
William (Tony) Doherty, Class of '48, December, page 32
Homebuilts
Carl Osojnak, A Graph for (an Engine for the Woodstock,) "Bucky", March, page 4
Blue Wren Update, April, page 9
Bob Michener, Homebuilders at Bryan (Ohio in 1988), May, page 20
J.J. Neils, Homebuilder Wants Help!, June, page 7
Robert J. Welliever, Bluebird, July, page 13
Steve Coan, Likes "Bluebird", November, page 4
Richard Thornton, 1989 SHA/SSA Homebuilders Workshop (Tehachapi, CA), November, page 16
Humor
Robert H. Bruce, Reply to "Trying to Comply", August, page 5

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Instruction
Jim Jenista, The Motorglider Alternative, January, page 41
Stuart Faber, Spins Discussed (Including Over-the-Top Spins), April, page 6
George Thelen, Standard American Soaring Signals, May, page 50
Tom Inman, A Fledgling Remembers, September, page 31
Dave Woods, Biennial Flight Review, Skylark North, September, page 41
Instruments
Rudy Brozel, Total Energy Probe Testing: a Response, and Explanation, January, page 2
Phil Surridge, More on Compensation, January, page 3
Les Sebald, Thoughts on Transponders, March, page 2
Jack Greene, That Simple Little Tube - Some Comments from "Turbulent" Jack, April, page 2
R.W. Carter, Safety Corner Comments, April, page 4
Byron L. Webber, Thought for (a) New Product, September, page 5
Peter C. King, Final Glide Calculator, October, page 42
Avionics
Azure Technology Introduces "Fly and Try" Program for Portable Loran-C, April, page 23
Insurance
B.S. Smith, SSA Hull & Liability Insurance Plan Improvements, June, page 8
Bernald S. Smith, More Insurance Rate Reductions, August, page 6
International
Canada
Robert J. Audette, Memories of a Canadian Soaring Pioneer (Julien Audette), November, page 20
Sites
Jan Driessen, Memories (of Eindhoven Aero Club in Holland), February, page 24
Norbert Paas with Chris Smith, Southland (New Zealand), April, page 27
Edward V. Stalzer, Down Memory Lane (1937 in Jugoslavia), July, page 16
Michael L. Shakman, Off-Field Landings in the French Alps, July, page 21
Terry Cubley, Australian's Welcome Foreign Pilots, August, page 6
Robert H. Wilson, (Narromine, NSW, Austrailia) a Mine of Diamonds, September, page 38
International Gliding Commission (IGC)
Bernald S. Smith, IGC (CIVV) (Special Meeting in October 1988), January, page 6
IGC Bulletin (Bill Ivans elected President of Honour), April, page 8
Bernald S. Smith, Paris in the Spring, June, page 48
Bernald S. Smith, IGC Report (from Frankfurt), December, page 7

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Launching
Aerotow
George Thelen, Safety Corner: Interview with Charlie (Westerinen After Aerotow Failure), April, page 50
George Thelen, Aero Retrieves, July, page 49
Gene Hammond, Perspective: Where, Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone?, August, page 40
Charles M. Jamieson, (Open Dive Brake) Safety Issue Discussed (and Wrapper), November, page 4
Paul S. Burgette, Safety Questions (CCCLRU Checklist for Towpilot), November, page 7
Autotow
Larry Pardue, Ground Launch (by Ford), March, page 32
Frank Reid, Auto Tow Week at Bermuda High Soaring, May, page 6
Jerome K. Layton, Training Youth to Soar (with Auto Tow), August, page 4
Release Mechanisms
Bryan Swansburg, Wants to Hear on (Towplane) Tow Hooks, October, page 3
Towplanes
Robert M. Park, Questions (Meddling) Inspections, April, page 5
Bryan Swansburg, Wants to Hear on (Towplane) Tow Hooks, October, page 3
Winch
New (6 Drum) Winch System Announced, September, page 45
Literature
1989 SSA Calendars going fast, February, page 32
Harry Lusk, Writer Shares Poem (High Flight by Magee), October, page 4
Book Reviews
Joseph D. Cain, Glider Basics to First Flight to Solo, 4th edition, by Tom Knauff, March, page 4
Fiction
Robert Welliever, Of White Hats and Pretty Girls, February, page 21
A.C. Woolnough, Lady Quicksilver, April, page 24
William B. Dehon, Finnistere, June, page 37
Diane McCormack, Woman Pilot Feels Slighted, July, page 2
Peter L. Krasnoff, Disagrees on Criticism, August, page 5
Michael R. Jude, Soaring on Jupiter, October, page 32
Humor
Christiane K. Howard, A Soaring Line, September, page 5

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Maintenance and Improvements
Walter Weir, Eye Danger (of Fiberglass Catalyst) Outlined, February, page 4
Jack Fletcher, Use of SAE Class H11 Bolts, April, page 6
F.P. Bundy, Rebuilding Glider 08S (Schweizer 2-33), July, page 41
George Thelen, Tempus Fugit (Time Flies), September, page 48
Charles M. Jamieson, Clarifies Misstatement (for Experimentals), November, page 4
New (Composite Airframe) Service Announced, December, page 9
Manufacturers
Ezequiel Szafir, New Wings Made in Argentina, August, page 9
Meteorology
George Thelen, Downburst, by Bruce Patton, March, page 49
George Thelen, Don't Get Upset, October, page 49
Lightning
Ralph Markson, An Optical Detector for Thunderclouds, Prediction of Microburst and Locating Sailplanes, September, page 25
Models
Bekir Arpag, Attracting Youth to Soaring (with Models), April, page 4
Mike McIntyre, RC. Inquiry (for Sailplane Details), May, page 4
Byron Blakeslee, Youth and R/C Models, June, page 3
Motorgliders
Jim Jenista, The Motorglider Alternative, January, page 41
John Murray, Schleicher Achieves Further Breakthrough (with Motor Installation for the ASW-24), March, page 10
HB-23 Hobbyliner Address, March, page 10
Chip Garner, A Word on Motorgliders, April, page 3
Jack Fletcher, Transition Check Needed (per FAA AC 61-94), May, page 4
Self-Sustaining Motorglider (Badge) Rules Revised, May, page 8
Pete Williams, Flight Safety and the Motorglider, July, page 9
Jim Jenista, Safety and Motorgliders (Reply to Garner), August, page 2
J.C. Treager, More on Limbach (Powered Motorgliders), November, page 2
Grob 109
John Wolter, Two Grob G-109 Motorgliders with the World's Smallest Twin Engine Motorplane, the French "Cri-Cri", September, cover
John A. Heitz, Motorglider Shopping (Grob 109), September, page 34
Scheibe
Robert Gaines, Scheibe Flugzeugbau (SF-25 C Falke 88 and 2000), August, page 26
Stemme S10
Steve Coan, Stemme S-10 (Motorglider Introduced), May, page 9
Mountains
Vic Haynes, Spring in Boulder looking wesward to Runway 26, June, cover

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Obituaries
In Memoriam: David H. Scott, January, page 6
In Memoriam: Tom Smith, February, page 6
In Memoriam: Lynda G. Beran, February, page 8
In Memoriam: Mervin L. Hicks, February, page 8
Gren Seibels, In Memoriam: George Squillario, May, page 7
W.G. van Breukelen, In Memoriam: Tom Stoops, June, page 10
Bob Grey, In Memoriam: Ed Barnes, July, page 10
Corwin Sharp, In Memoriam: Herbert Salisbury, August, page 6
John Campbell, In Memoriam: Richard Bultman, August, page 6
Mark A. Palie, In Memoriam: Paul Jefferson Begley, September, page 9
Barry Goodfellow, In Memoriam: Douglas A. Pawley, September, page 10
Tom Dixon, In Memoriam: Louis S. Stur, September, page 10
Michael Haynes, In Memoriam: A.B. Crank, October, page 7
R. William Reisert, In Memoriam: Stephen G. Orbin, November, page 11
Patricia Cook, In Memoriam: Frank Newberry, November, page 11
In Memoriam: Rex Yates, December, page 7
OSTIV
Bernald S. Smith, OSTIV (XXII) Congress Reminder, January, page 10
M Reinhardt, Ostiv Announcement, June, page 9

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Parachutes
Butler Procedure Approved (to Inspect and Treat Canopies), May, page 8
W. Eierman, Update on Security, June, page 8
Al Dresner, Chute Alert, July, page 2
Jay Newell and Rick Valley, Bailout!, July, page 31
Rick Valley, Rigger Response, September, page 2
Larry Kreuger, National Parachute Testing Required, September, page 10
Peter C. King, The Care and Feeding of a Parachute, September, page 29
Larry Krueger, Changes at National Parachute, December, page 7
People
A.B. Crank
Michael Haynes, In Memoriam: A.B. Crank, October, page 7
Bill Ivans
IGC Bulletin (Bill Ivans elected President of Honour), April, page 8
Story Musgrave
SSA Member Named (Story Musgrave for STS -33), April, page 8
Ray Temchus
John Serafin, Ray Temchus, a C5 Quadraplegic, Soars in a Grob 103, March, cover
Douglas Whitehead
A nose-mounted Nikon captures Dr. Douglas Whitehead soaring above Sierra Nevada in an ASW-20, May, cover
Photography
Bill Hinote, A New Era in Turnpoint Photography, July, page 24
Brian Shoemaker, Cameras, Cameras, Cameras, October, page 2
Joe Flamenbaum, 1-35 or 1-26, October, page 24
T. Guy Spencer, Jr., Camera (and Film) Comments, November, page 5
Physiology
George Thelen, Borderline Hysterical, February, page 49
Bill Williams, Add "Physical Condition" to Your Check List, June, page 33
Bob Carlson, Lessons, June, page 35
George Thelen, (Admonitions to) Infrequent Flyers, June, page 51
Jack Fletcher, Call For Alertness, July, page 3
Glen D. Stone, The Soaring Enthusiast and Familial Anxiety, October, page 30
Trish Durbin, The Christmas Present Solution (Is There Sex After Soaring), November, page 45
George Thelen, Leave Your EGO at Home, November, page 48
Pilot Comfort
Harold A. Katinszky, More on Back Support (Pillow), February, page 2
John Sandell, Did You Say "Soar Back" or "Sore Back?", June, page 30
Promotion
Promotion Copies of Soaring (Available), May, page 10
John H. Campbell, Promotion Idea (Check Logo), May, page 11
Publications
Jack Fletcher, Thanks, Robert (Welliever for Your Article), February, page 4
Call to Sailplane Dealers (Company Information Needed), February, page 8
It's That Time Again (for Calendar Photos), February, page 9
Dietrich Loeper, Reader Upset (No Hidden Jokes, Need Credentials of Authors), March, page 6
Send Us Your Best (Calendar Photos), March, page 11
Mark Kennedy, Perspective: (Role of Publications and the Membership), April, page 49
Charles Person, Wants More Information (in the Form of Soaring Developments), May, page 3
Tina Embich, Critical of Mailing Wrapper, July, page 3
Vic Saudek, Ask Authors for More Background, July, page 3
1990 SSA Calendar Soon to be Available, September, page 11
Charles M. Jamieson, (Open Dive Brake) Safety Issue Discussed (and Wrapper), November, page 4
Robert H. Bruce, Push for Action (on Signals and Publications), November, page 7
Technical Soaring
Call for Subscribers for Technical Soaring, November, page 10
Publicity
J.C. Kellett, Questions Means to End (to Get Publicity), June, page 2

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Safety
George Thelen, Another High Speed Pass, by Rolf Schultze, January, page 49
George Thelen, Borderline Hysterical, February, page 49
George Thelen, Downburst, by Bruce Patton, March, page 49
George Thelen, Safety Corner: Interview with Charlie (Westerinen After Aerotow Failure), April, page 50
S. duPont, Warning Device Discussed, June, page 7
Ed Crawley and R. John Hansman, Improve the Crashworthiness of Your Sailplane, June, page 19
Jack Fletcher, Safety Phrase, September, page 5
S. duPont, Mid-Air Thoughts, October, page 3
Accidents/Incidents
Jon P. Salisbury, Disillusioned (with Risks of Competition), April, page 5
Peter A. Williams, Contest Flight Safety Emphasis Needed, June, page 3
Ed Crawley and R. John Hansman, Improve the Crashworthiness of Your Sailplane, June, page 19
Jay Newell and Rick Valley, Bailout!, July, page 31
Gene Hammond, SSF Response (to Bowe about Publishing NTSB Glider Reports), (ednote),, October, page 3
Bert Bowe, Question on Accident Reporting, October, page 3
Unusual Glider Crash (in Poland), November, page 12
Checklists
Bill Williams, Add "Physical Condition" to Your Check List, June, page 33
James H. Burgess, Another Check List, September, page 5
Collision Avoidance
Les Sebald, Thoughts on Transponders, March, page 2
C. Biemond, Strobe Discussed, March, page 5
Kareem Fahmi, Avoidance Discussed, April, page 3
Jon P. Salisbury, Disillusioned (with Risks of Competition), April, page 5
Richard H. Johnson, How to Avoid a Midair Collision - a New Approach, April, page 35
Bruce Helvie, Likes Safety (of Cockpit Mirrors and a Strobe Light), May, page 2
Michael Greenwald, More on Mid-Airs, June, page 2
Richard H. Johnson, (Orange) Paint Identified, June, page 6
Ray Speicher, More on Mid-Airs, July, page 4
Bruce Helvie, Mirrors Pictured, August, page 5
Bill Scull, Thoughts on Scanning, September, page 6
Outlandings
Roger Biagi, If You've Got to Do It, Better Do It Right!, April, page 13
George Thelen, Aero Retrieves, July, page 49
Patterns and Landings
Alcide Santilli, Stall/Spin Illustration, March, page 5
Stalls/Spins
Alcide Santilli, Stall/Spin Illustration, March, page 5
Sailplanes
Can You Identify?, June, page 8
Bill Reaves, Klaus Holighaus, Dropping Water Ballast While Finishing, Sails to Victory in the 1986 15-M Nationals, August, cover
Can You Identify?, August, page 8
Can You Identify?, September, page 9
Can You Identify?, October, page 12
Can You Identify?, November, page 14
B.D. Myers, Needs WWII Glider Information, December, page 3
Blanik L-13
Tom Hardy, Call for Blanik (Aileron Ball Bearings) Check, September, page 4
Bowlus-Mitchell
Richard H. Benbough, Almost an Albatross: The Bowlus-Mitchell Flying Wing, August, page 21
Centrair
Good News for Centrair Owners, February, page 6
Concept 70
Wayne Garner, Jr., Concept 70 Correspondence, October, page 3
Design
R.W. Carter, Safety Corner Comments, April, page 4
Glaser-Dirks
DG-500
Maiden Flight of the DG-500 Elan Trainer, August, page 10
DG-600
DG-600 Now Type Certificated by LBA, April, page 8
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the DG-600, August, page 12
Glasflugel
Club Libelle
Ron Baker, Juliet Yankee (Glasflugel H205 Club Libelle), April, page 11
Club Libelle (H205)
Terry McElligott, More on Club Libelle, July, page 6
Grob
103C Twin III
Derek Piggott, The Grob Twin III, July, page 28
Twin II
John Stevenson, Grob Owner Gripes (about Wing Spar Pin AD), September, page 2
Robert J. Mudd, Satisfied with Grob, November, page 2
Twin III
Derek Piggott, Grob Twin III over West German Village, July, cover
Lak-12
Tom Heinsheimer, Sailplane LAK-12, February, page 10
Manufacturers
Oliver Dyer-Bennet, Glaser-Dirks Flugzeugbau GMBH, September, page 15
Marske Pioneer II
Bob Michener, Update on Marske Pioneer (N4SS), August, page 2
John C. Gibson, Stability Discussed, December, page 3
Pilatus B-4
R.W. Carter, Safety Corner Comments, April, page 4
Rolladen-Schneider
LS-7
Doug Jacobs, Summer Soaring Fantasies (Including a very unscientific look at a new sailplane design, the LS-7), March, page 41
Schempp-Hirth
Nimbus-3D
G.G. Bawtinhimer, A Nimbus 3D on a Bright, Sunny Day Ready for Flight; photo by Gary G. Bawtinhimer, M.D., April, cover
Schleicher
ASH-25
Glen Stiles, An ASH-25 in Front of Storm Clouds at the 1988 Open Class Nationals, February, cover
ASW-20
Roland Winklehner, Roland's ASW-20 CL over the French Alps, October, cover
ASW-24
John Murray, Schleicher Achieves Further Breakthrough (with Motor Installation for the ASW-24), March, page 10
Schweizer
Anniversary Glory, December, page 12
SGP 1-1
William E. (Bill) Gallagher, The Flight of the Schweizer SGP 1-1, 1930-1989, December, page 14
SGS 1-20
Ray Speicher, Shares 1-20 Photo, July, page 6
SGS 1-26
Paul Sampson, Sorry, Charlie Dobkins (1-26 Nationals Author), January, page 2
Lew Neyland, Credit Where Credit is Due (Old Goat Winner is Pat DeNaples), February, page 2
1-26 Association on the Move (with New 1989 Executive Board), April, page 8
A.C. Woolnough, Lady Quicksilver, April, page 24
Harry Senn, Jim Hard, Mark Parranto, and Lew Neyland, Rocky Mountain 1-26 Record Camp (from Lakecreek Soaringport), May, page 42
SGS 1-35
Steve Hines, Painting of Three Schweizer Brothers above a 1-35, December, cover
SGS 2-22
Gloria Dalton, The Great (Schweizer) 2-22 Trip, April, page 20
SGS 2-33
Dick Sager, A Word of Caution (Spins and the 2-33), April, page 5
F.P. Bundy, Rebuilding Glider 08S (Schweizer 2-33), July, page 41
Todhunter Blue Wren
Blue Wren Update, April, page 9
World Class Sailplane
James Dean, Examine Single (World) Class Concept, March, page 6
Larry Sanderson, Olympics: Yes or No, What Do You Think?, June, page 42
Dereesa Purtell, Wait and See? (on Olympics), September, page 6
Sites
Northern California Site Reports Business as Usual, January, page 10
Norma Ravnsborg, Have Glider Rating, Will Travel - Travelog (of Southern California), January, page 43
Norma Ravnsborg, Have Glider Rating, Will Travel - Travelog (of Winter Vacation Destinations), February, page 46
Tom Nowicki, Flying Seminoles Build New Nest, March, page 36
Norma Ravnsborg, Have Glider Rating, Will Travel - Travelog (of the Is: ID, IL, IN, and IA), March, page 47
Norma Ravnsborg, Have Glider Rating, Will Travel - Travelog (of KS, LA, MD and MA), April, page 48
Norma Ravnsborg, Have Glider Rating, Will Travel - Travelog (of MI, MN, NH, and NC ), June, page 44
Norma Ravnsborg, Have Glider Rating, Will Travel, July, page 45
N. Ravnsborg, Travelog: Have Glider Rating, Will Travel, August, page 49
Norma Ravnsborg, Have Glider Rating, Will Travel - Travelog (of SC, TN, and TX, September, page 46
Norma Ravnsborg, Have Glider Rating, Will Travel - Travelog (of VA, WA, St Louis, Albuqerque, and Orange County, October, page 34
Black Forest
Mark Palmer, Black Forest: a Soaring Legend Returns, January, page 24
Boulder
Vic Haynes, Spring in Boulder looking wesward to Runway 26, June, cover
Kauai, HW
Chuck O'Mahony, Welcome to Paradise, (Kauai, Hawaii), June, page 14
Lakecreek, CO
Harry Senn, Jim Hard, Mark Parranto, and Lew Neyland, Rocky Mountain 1-26 Record Camp (from Lakecreek Soaringport), May, page 42
Lennox, FL
Ruthelma Ward Mullins, Soaring Free - For a Lifetime (Lennox Flight School, FL), October, page 27
Petersburg, WV
Ken Kochanski, Scenes from a (Petersburg, WV 1989) Wave Camp, June, page 3
Tehachapi
Richard Thornton, About to Launch Runway Scene at Skylark North in Tehachapi, CA, November, cover
USAF Academy
Wade H. Nelson, USAF Academy Soaring Update, April, page 32
Soaring Society of America
William C. Sproull, Annual Report For Fiscal Year Ended October 31, 1988, February, page 11
William C. Sproull, A Letter from the President, February, page 14
Judy Lincoln, Perspective: (A Day in the Life of an SSA Volunteer), March, page 29
New Florida SSA Governor, August, page 7
New Officers for 1990, November, page 10
Larry Sanderson, Perspective: New Times, Old Times, and Changing Times, November, page 19
Board of Directors Meetings
Robert Keyes, Sad Response (by SSA Directors to an Unspecified Issue), February, page 4
Directors
Candidates for Regional Elections, November, page 13
Membership
Edre Maier, Call for Member Involvement (Guided by Directors), March, page 6
William C. Sproull, Perspective: (To the SSA Membership), December, page 48
President's Report
Larry Sanderson, Perspective: 1988..Last Year, 1989...This Year, January, page 46
William C. Sproull, Perspective: Where Do We Want to Go (from Here)? a Look at the Future of the Sport, May, page 49
Larry Sanderson, Olympics: Yes or No, What Do You Think?, June, page 42
Soaring Magazine
Gary Sauer, Offers New Service (for Back Issues of Soaring), April, page 2
Reprints and Back Issues
Gary Sauer, Update on Project (of Soaring Back Issues), September, page 3
Solicitations
Rev. Thomas E. Lejsek, Help for Youth (Civil Air Patrol), January, page 3
Phil Cammack, Needs Help!(Wants Glider Frequencies on Charts), April, page 6
Doug Jacobs, Call for Gliders (to Borrow by French Team), May, page 3
Mike McIntyre, RC. Inquiry (for Sailplane Details), May, page 4
Terry Cubley, Aussie Seeks Sailplane, August, page 4
John Gleeson, Help for Hawaii (CAP), October, page 2
Bryan Swansburg, Wants to Hear on (Towplane) Tow Hooks, October, page 3
K. Bodeker, Looking for Slides, November, page 12
Ameriglide, Help! We Need Your Assistance, November, page 12
Spoilers
Gene Hammond, Perspective: Where, Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone?, August, page 40
Stalls/Spins
Albert Stirling, Question on Spins, January, page 3
Dick Sager, A Word of Caution (Spins and the 2-33), April, page 5
Stuart Faber, Spins Discussed (Including Over-the-Top Spins), April, page 6

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Techniques
Mountain Soaring
Roger Biagi, Security in Mountain Flying (the Southeastern Alps), March, page 16
Jan Driessen, Chile Pepper Tours the Northern Arena (Mt Shasta, CA), September, page 20
Wave Flying
Dave Woods, Wave Camp #5 California City, California, January, page 4
Ken Kochanski, Scenes from a (Petersburg, WV 1989) Wave Camp, June, page 3
David A. Woods, RESCO Wave Camp Number 6, August, page 36
David Selbeihleit, The 1989 Ridge Soaring Wave Camp, December, page 9

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Video Tapes
Introduction to Soaring (14 minute) Video Tape Now Available, February, page 9
("Soaring -in Harmony with the Wind") Video Garners Award, July, page 10
Running on Empty Wins Gold Medal, July, page 11
Vintage Aircraft
Can You Identify?, May, page 6
D. Fronius, Second Annual Western Vintage Sailplane Regatta, May, page 8
Jan Scott, 17th International Vintage Glider Rally (Hungary), November, page 41

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Weight and Balance
Precision Wheel Weighers for Aircraft, March, page 28
Wing Loading
Jim Payne, Wing Loading Limit, May, page 38
Jason Gregg, More on Wing Loading, July, page 3
Wally Raisanen, View on Wing Loading, July, page 4
Tony Beck, Wing Loading Proposal Discussed, September, page 3
David Cole, Pros and Cons of 9 lb Wing Loading, October, page 4
Peter Masak, Wing Loading and Competitiveness, November, page 6
Women
Ruthelma Ward Mullins, Soaring Free - For a Lifetime (Lennox Flight School, FL), October, page 27

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Youth
New Youth Scholarship (from Soaring Pilot Magazine), February, page 6
Bekir Arpag, Attracting Youth to Soaring (with Models), April, page 4
Ray Conlon, Likes (Scholarship) Idea, May, page 2
Roland Sprague, A Girl Named Heidi, May, page 4
Byron Blakeslee, Youth and R/C Models, June, page 3
Jerome K. Layton, Training Youth to Soar (with Auto Tow), August, page 4
Collegiate Soaring
Larry Sharrar, More on Youth (Auto Launch, Student Exchanges, and Support Requested), April, page 4

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No subject
Vic Haynes, Lift is Where You Find It, photo of Longs Peak, Colorado, May 1988, January, cover
Scot Harnish, Hooked on Soaring, March, page 26


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