Soaring Magazine Index for 1991 organized by subject

Soaring Magazine Index for 1991 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, B, C, E, F, G, H, I, L, M, N, O, P, R, S, T, U, V, W, Y, None

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Aerobatics
Giovanni M. Cirlani, Questions About (Only 2-g) Loops, March, page 2
Peter Celliers, (Celstar GA-1) Medals Clarified, March, page 4
Marion C. Cruce, Loops, Technology and the 1-26, May, page 6
Dale C. Arrington, Loops and (G-Load) Limits, May, page 7
Steve Coan, Instruction (in Loops) Will Help, June, page 6
Steve Coan, (1989 WAC) Medals Re-Clarified, July, page 11
Aerodynamics
John Gibson, (Saudek's) Facts Explained, January, page 2
Steve Lindenbaum, Of Wings and Things (Winglets), January, page 3
Peter Masak, SSA in Action: Reports Reduction in Drag,, February, page 9
Peter Masak, Technology (of Winglets) Praised, March, page 3
Kay Miner, Comments on Gibson (Jan '91) Letter, April, page 7
Richard Ellenberger, (Notes to Gibson and Lindenbaum:) Have Newton's Laws of Motion Been Repealed?, April, page 8
Steve Lindenbaum, Technology Revisited, May, page 3
Marion C. Cruce, Loops, Technology and the 1-26, May, page 6
Stephen DuPont, Comments on (Masak) Test Report, June, page Jun
Marc Buchner, More Expansion on Newton's Laws, July, page 5
Albert L. Jones, More on Gibson Letter, July, page 11
John Gibson, Lift and Stability (Response to Miner), August, page 4
Stephen DuPont, Thoughts on Electronic Drag Reduction, August, page 9
Flutter
Joachim P. Kuettner, High Altitude Flutter: Red-Line Airspeed, True or Indicated?, October, page 7
Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs
Harry R. Meline, A Site Preserved (Stanton Airfield for Minnesota Soaring), January, page 6
Bob Herd, St. Louis Soaring Association Gets the Gold(den Anniversary Award)!, January, page 28
Hans Arnold, Some Memorable Moments (Black Forest & the Wasserkuppe), March, page 39
News from Tampa Bay Soaring Society (Soaring at Sun-N-Fun), July, page 14
Lew Hull, 50th Anniversary for Philadelphia Glider Council, July, page 16
1-26 Association
W.L. Anderson, A 1-26'er Responds, March, page 7
Marion C. Cruce, Loops, Technology and the 1-26, May, page 6
Gary Swift, 1-26'ers Need Response, May, page 8
Civil Air Patrol
John Gleeson, We Have a First Here (A Find by Glider), August, page 8
Freedom's Wings
Patricia D. Austin, What Soaring is All About, August, page 2
National Soaring Foundation
Doris Miller, The National Soaring Foundation, What It is and What It Does, July, page 26
National Soaring Museum
Jim Chizick, Looking for a Benefactor (to Donate Bickle's Schweizer 1-23E to NSM), January, page 3
NSF Announces Annual Meeting, May, page 13
Volunteer Help Wanted (to Deliver Sailplane to NSM), September, page 5
SSA Films (Undergoing Restoration at NSM), December, page 10
Seminars
Janet Hider Smith, Women Invited to Australian Event, July, page 6
SGS 1-26 Association
George Powell, Wild Ride in a (Fabric Wing) 1-26, July, page 8
WSPA
WSPA Names (1990) Trophy Winners, January, page 15
Sharon Smith, WSPA Seeks (1991) Seminar Bids, January, page 17
Gail Allinson, The Twelfth Annual Women's Soaring Seminar, January, page 20
WSPA Announces XIII Seminar (at Turf Soaring), May, page 11
WSPA Announces XIV Seminar (at Caesar Creek), November, page 17
Awards
Motorglider Pilot (Don Pollard) Recognized, February, page 10
VSA (Gross) Award Goes to Byard, November, page 16
John Campbell, New (Robert Beverley Evans) Inter-Collegiate Trophy, December, page 16
Badges
Flights
John O. Graybill, A Four-Diamond Flight for the Crystal Squadron (Llano, CA), September, page 28
Dieter (Derek) Plapp, Goals Achieved, December, page 2
Marion C. Cruce, Deja Vu (July 27, 1970 at Llano, CA Again)?, December, page 6
Requirements
Arleen Coleson, Great Circle Distance Constant, January, page 49
Arleen Coleson, Check Your Courses, Required Documents, & Deadlines, February, page 49
Arleen Coleson, EW. Barographs, March, page 46
Arleen Coleson, New Record Tasks & Badge & Record Documentation, April, page 45
Arleen Coleson, New Badge and Record Book & Diamond Goal Flights, May, page 46
Arleen Coleson, Motorglider Rules Changed, Electronic Barograph Permit Extension, & World Distance Award, June, page 49
Arleen Coleson, Checklist Questions, July, page 48
Arleen Coleson, Soaring Awards, August, page 44
Arleen Coleson, Kolstad Scholarship Grant, September, page 46
Arleen Coleson, Suggestions & Reminders (Cameras, Barographs, Observation Zones, Diamond Goal), October, page 46
Arleen Coleson, Barograph Calibration Laboratories, Foreign Pilots Badge & Record Claims, & Record Deadlines, November, page 46
Arleen Coleson, Seasons Greetings!, December, page 47
Kolstad Scholarship and Awards
Ken and Mid Kolstad, (1991) Scholarship Available, January, page 2
Ray Burns, Whatever Happened to..(1985 Kolstad Winner Gordon Boettger)??, July, page 10
Ted Sharp, Plug for Kolstad Scholarship, December, page 4
Lincoln Award
Solicits Nominees for Lincoln Award, March, page 9
World Distance Award
Bertha Ryan, The World Distance Award, December, page 10

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Book Reviews
Jan Scott, Gliding in Australia by Allan Ash, January, page 13
Derek Piggott, Basic Exercise Notes for Gliding Instructors by Ken Stewart, January, page 13
Ghost Writers in the Sky, January, page 13
H.V. Senn, Handbook of Soaring Meteorology by Charles V. Lindsay, January, page 14
Gene Hammond, What Revisions?(to new edition of "The Joy of Soaring"), March, page 6
Bill Stewart, Practical Wave Flying revised edby Mark Palmer, June, page 12
Jim Short, Gliding, a Handbook on Soaring Flight 6th edby Derek Piggott, August, page 11
Arleen Coleson, Badge and Record Book by Jackie Payne, August, page 11
Soaring with the Schweizers by William Schweizer, October, page 14
Business Members
Tom Franklin, To Build Sailplanes in North America, June, page 4

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Cockpit
Rick Matthews, Elaborates on Belts, February, page 2
Supervisor Sun Goggles Exceed All ANSI Standards for Sunglasses, April, page 40
John Mathias, Question on Belt Installation, July, page 4
Hitoshi Hatamoto, Japanese Canopy Cover Shared, August, page 4
Collegiate Soaring
Robert Hildebrand, Thanks (to Mark L. Boettger) for Help to CSA, April, page 3
John H. Campbell, The Collegiate Soaring Association, November, page 33
John Campbell, New (Robert Beverley Evans) Inter-Collegiate Trophy, December, page 16
Commentary
R.C. Forrester, III, Another View (of Politicizing Soaring than Azar's), February, page 6
George Thelen, a Visit to Squawking Eagle, May, page 41
Paul W. Sowder, More Comments on More Comments, December, page 4
Competitions
Alan Reeter, Procedure Needed for New Rules, June, page 3
Waiver of Rules Sought (for Motorgliders), June, page 14
Phil Petmecky, New Proposal for Contests (Score Other Classes with Sports Comparison), July, page 6
Wally Raisanen, Following the Rules (on Wing Span), October, page 4
Champions
Ingrid Kjenslie, Winner Recognized, November, page 11
Local
Air Sailing Sports Class Contest '91, November, page 18
National
15-Meter Class
Mark Kennedy, 15-Meter National Championships, Soaring is Alive and Well in Hobbs, October, page 33
Seniors
Lou Frank, The Senior National Championships (Seminole Lake, FL), August, page 20
Standard Class
Tom Ruscutti, 1991 US Standard Class National Championships (Mifflin Co., PA), September, page 32
National (US)
Mike Vinson, Jurado Wins 1990 Sports Class Nationals in Littlefield, March, page 17
Call for Contest Sites 1992 & 1993, April, page 11
Steve Maier, The 1990 Standard Class Nationals (Hobbs, NM), April, page 14
Ned Wilson, 1991 National Open Class and Motorglider Contest, November, page 26
Post Tasks
Karl H. Striedieck, Call for Consideration (POST change), February, page 4
Karl H. Striedieck, To POST - That's the Answer, December, page 3
Regional
Gregory Garwin, Region Eight Soaring Championships, July 1-7, 1990, Ephrata, WA, January, page 11
Jim Smolen, Region 6 North (1990) Contest (Ionia, MI), January, page 12
Charlie Spratt, Region 10 (1990) Contest Report (Uvalde, TX), March, page 11
Howard Banks, Region Four North Contest (1990 at Fairfield, PA), April, page 12
Mike Swanson, 1991 Region 11 (South) Soaring Contest (Vacaville), July, page 14
Region 11 North June 16-22, 1991 (Siskiyou Co, CA), September, page 6
1991 Region V North Soaring Championships (Chester, SC), October, page 15
1991 Region 10 West Soaring Championships (Littlefield, TX), October, page 17
John Daniel, 1991 Region 1 Contest (Sugarbush, VT), December, page 12
Ed Byars, Region 4 S Contest New Castle, Virginia, September 15-20, 1991, December, page 12
Doug Martin, 1991 Region III Soaring Contest (Harris Hill, NY), December, page 19
Pat Philbrick, 1991 Region 12 Soaring Contest (California City), December, page 21
Billy Hill, The Seven Day Regionals (Region 8 1991 at Ephrata, WA), December, page 37
Regionals
(1991) Region 6 South Contest Report (Caesar Creek), November, page 17
World
WSC91, Uvalde Update & Changes in the 1991 US National Sites and Dates, January, page 35
Lana Tolleson, Uvalde (TX) at the Ready (1991) World Soaring Championships Here We Come, July, page 17
Chuck O'Mahony, The 22nd World Soaring Championships, September, page 9
The 1991 World Soaring Championship Poster, September, page 38
Sites
Uvalde, TX
Margaret Rambie, Team Work Works for Uvalde (TX), March, page 36
Computers and the Internet
A.R. Amiri, The First Glider Simulator, September, page 40
Mike Adams, Compass Input and the Computer Debate, October, page 28
Bill Leiserowitz, Likes (Microsoft Flight) Simulator, December, page 2
Conferences, Conventions, and Meetings
Don Kawal, 1991 National Soaring Convention (Albuquerque, NM), May, page 22
Credits/Appreciation
Robert Hildebrand, Thanks (to Mark L. Boettger) for Help to CSA, April, page 3
Charles (Red) Jones, Thanks to Instructor, May, page 3
Stephen duPont, Thermals and Sailplane Cost Response, May, page 7
Steve Seibel, Thanks to Wichita and Kansas Soaring Associations, August, page 8
Chuck Griswold, Thanks to George Thelen (and Others), October, page 9
Tom Gilbert, Thanks to Sponsors and Friends at Sports Class, October, page 11
SSA at Oshkosh (Volunteers Thanked), October, page 14
Justin Wills, Thanks to Uvalde, November, page 2
Dave Treinis, A Big Thank You (for Tom Stowers Soaring Safari), November, page 2
Jim Payne, Thank You From Team USA, November, page 11
Jim Short, Thanks for Strong Effort (on FAA Drug Rule), December, page 4
Dick Johnson, Commends WSC91 Issue, December, page 9
Crewing
Mike Vinson, The Turtle sticks his Neck Out, April, page 47

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Equipment
Cockpit
Fredo P. Killing, Velvet Over Panel Causes Problem, January, page 5
Norman S. Benedict, Survival Kit Recommendation (Use WWII Zippo Lighter), October, page 3
Hotellier Fittings
George Thelen, Spoilers, by Don Antelman, September, page 42
Errata
Gayle Lathrop, Credit Where Credit is Due (Jo Shaw Wins Virginia M. Schweizer Trophy), March, page 7
Bob Herd, Correction is in Order, April, page 8
O.M. (Alex) Bilaniuk, Armenian not American, May, page 7
Editor, Correction Noted (for Joe Robertson), November, page 4
Espirit de Corps
Pete Orengo, Soaring is the Best, May, page 2
Jason Gregg, Settled in Quick, June, page 6
Pete Orengo, Flight of Sundiver (My Schweizer 1-23D), July, page 3
Paul A. Schweizer, Update on the US Sailplane Fleet, October, page 2
Chris Hardenbrook, New Concept in Soaring: Fun, October, page 30
Exhibits/Displays/Fairs
Central Ohio Soaring Association Promotes Soaring (in Shopping Mall), June, page 13
News from Tampa Bay Soaring Society (Soaring at Sun-N-Fun), July, page 14
Expeditions
Ned Wilson, Border to Border, May, page 15
Dave Treinis, A Big Thank You (for Tom Stowers Soaring Safari), November, page 2

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Family
Mickey and Betsy Howell, Soaring - a Family Affair (14-Year-Old Maggie Howell Solos), June, page 2
Marty and Joe Hudson, A Family Affair (14-Year-Old Mitch Hudson Solos), June, page 4
Michael Currie, Father and Son Duo (Marc and Michael Currie), October, page 9
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
FAA Project Updates (AD's and Propeller Problems), January, page 11
Proposed FAA Dimona (Service Life and Fuel Tanks) Update, January, page 17
Regulatory Flash! Annual Flight Review Under Scrutiny, March, page 9
Drug Awareness Working Group (DAWG) Succeeds, November, page 21
Jim Short, Thanks for Strong Effort (on FAA Drug Rule), December, page 4

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Growth
Larry Sanderson, Perspective: SSA's Ever Changing Faces, January, page 39
Walt Darran, Soaring and Ballooning Share Experiences, April, page 8
Paul A. Schweizer, Update on the US Sailplane Fleet, October, page 2
Melody Holland, Different Angle on Old Problem (Just Smile), October, page 12
Arthur R. Rosen, Advancements (In Avionics and Design) Needed, November, page 4
Donald S. Hobel, Good Idea for Growth (Community College Course), December, page 4

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Hang Gliding
Erik Fair, The Sailplane Connection, February, page 16
History
Aladar Wieland, He Can Identify (VOCSOK), January, page 10
Bob Herd, St. Louis Soaring Association Gets the Gold(den Anniversary Award)!, January, page 28
Peter Saundby, Early Variometers (Dunt Indicators), March, page 5
Hans Arnold, Some Memorable Moments (Black Forest & the Wasserkuppe), March, page 39
Hans Hutz, First Flight - First Solo, Memories from Yesteryear (Stuttgart 1953), May, page 47
Jeff Byard, The Life and Times of a TG-2, June, page 18
Michael Steckner, Remembers Audette and Flights, July, page 2
Lilienthal (Centennial) Celebration (in Germany) Soon, July, page 15
Simine Short, The Internationals, Combining Soaring and Philately!, July, page 19
Tom Elmore, The Odyssey of (Schweizer 1-36) 3617Q, July, page 36
J.M.W. Fletcher, Can You Identify? WW II Glider Pilots, August, page 2
Chuck O'Mahony, Then..and...Now, a View of Laughlin Air Force Base (TX) By One Who Was There, September, page 11
John Doyel, The Odyssey of 3617Q (a Schweizer 1-36) Continued, November, page 6
Richard H. Benbough, Needs Registration Number (of Howard Morrison's Bowlus Baby Albatross), November, page 11
Raul Blacksten, Nighthawk Part 1, November, page 23
Raul Blacksten, Nighthawk Part 2, December, page 23
Homebuilts & Homebuilding
Ray Speicher, Symposium (on Design and Construction) Proposed, February, page 4
Bruce Carmichael, Highlights of the 1990 (Tehachapi, CA SHA) Western Workshop, February, page 20
William McVarland, Call for Motorglider Kit, March, page 6
Bill McElwee with Jeff Bushnell, A Do-Able (Briegleb BG-12) Project, March, page 32
S.O. Jenko, Elaborates on (Early Days) Talk, May, page 7
Paul W. Souder, A Unique Sailplane (XHPK-1, Human Powered Kite), October, page 4
Dave Hudnut, A Return to Harris Hill: Notes from the 1991 SHA Workshop, December, page 44
Humor
Ralph Jones, One Solution to (Focused Sunlight) Problem, March, page 5
George Thelen, a Visit to Squawking Eagle, May, page 41

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Instruction
Mike Steinberger, My Favorite Lesson (Thermaling), March, page 2
Dean Carswell, Revise Pilot Training, April, page 3
John Wren, Comments on Pilot Training, April, page 5
Charles (Red) Jones, Thanks to Instructor, May, page 3
L.C. Tarleton, Needed Some Help, August, page 4
Dean Carswell, Instructors Need Experience, November, page 3
Results of Instructors' Questionnaire, November, page 12
Ground Schools
T. Guy Spencer, Jr., Appreciates (CFIG) Clinics, January, page 5
Donald S. Hobel, Good Idea for Growth (Community College Course), December, page 4
Instruments
An Integrated Camera Barograph System, July, page 37
Mike Adams, Compass Input and the Computer Debate, October, page 28
Arleen Coleson, Barograph Calibration Laboratories, Foreign Pilots Badge & Record Claims, & Record Deadlines, November, page 46
Barographs
Peter Saundby, Early Variometers (Dunt Indicators), March, page 5
Arleen Coleson, EW. Barographs, March, page 46
Insurance
Pat Costello, An Insurance Failure Strikes the SSA.. but All is Not Lost, July, page 32
Fred McLemore, Insurance - Another View, November, page 3
International
Erik Nelson, Cambrai, 1989 (First Junior European Championships), June, page 33
Simine Short, The Internationals, Combining Soaring and Philately!, July, page 19
Australia
Jan Scott, Gliding in Australia by Allan Ash, January, page 13
Ed Neffinger, Soaring Down Under Tocumwal Aerodrome, NS.W., Australia, May, page 35
Janet Hider Smith, Women Invited to Australian Event, July, page 6
Sites
European Rallye Announced, February, page 9
Poland Invites American Pilots, February, page 10
O.M. (Alex) Bilaniuk, Soaring in the Ukraine, March, page 26
Ronald R. Hodge, More Soaring in Ukraine, May, page 3
Hans Hutz, First Flight - First Solo, Memories from Yesteryear (Stuttgart 1953), May, page 47
Russian Gliding Experience Available, June, page 12
Erik Nelson, Cambrai, 1989 (First Junior European Championships), June, page 33
Z. Korius, Lithuanian Plant Falls Victim, August, page 3
Karl H. Striedieck, From Wiener-Neustadt to Lithuania, August, page 36
Ukraine
Ronald R. Hodge, More Soaring in Ukraine, May, page 3
International Gliding Commission (IGC)
Bernald S. Smith, Bungee Launch in the 90's (1991 IGC Meeting Report), June, page 14

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Launching
Aerotow
Mitch Hudson, Low Tow and Tow Rope (Length)s, January, page 6
Ernie Diaz, Yet Another View on Air Brakes, February, page 6
Juan Batch, Double Release Failure, April, page 33
George Thelen, Where to Go on Tow (or Gone Fishin'), by Brian Shoemaker, June, page 45
Gary Phillips, Likes Article and Safety Corner, July, page 3
Mark Savage, Against Practicing Double Release Failure, July, page 10
C.C. Flora, Double Release Failure Debated, July, page 12
Charles M. Jamieson, Towing Angles Discussed, September, page 3
Dan Dreeben, Favors Intentional Rope Break, November, page 10
Ground Launch
Tow Launch Systems, USA, May, page 38

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Maintenance and Improvements
AIN Plastics Catalog 91, February, page 45
Phil Ecklund, Experienced Some (Bent Pushrod) Problems, March, page 5
Stewart Aleshire, NDH (in Your Logbook May Be Only) = NDDH???, April, page 31
Aland Adams, So You Want To Buy A(Used) Fiberglass Sailplane?, May, page 30
John Joss, Agrees with (Logbook) Documentation (Comments by Aleshire), July, page 4
Arthur Rosen, Liked the Saiplane Purchase Article (by Adams), July, page 5
George Powell, Wild Ride in a (Fabric Wing) 1-26, July, page 8
Robert D. Stephens, Comments on (Logbook) Damage History, July, page 11
Richard H. Johnson, Wax and Gel Coat, September, page 4
J. Earle Johnson, Ka-7 or K-7?, December, page 2
Jon Held, Survey on High Altitude Damage (to Fiberglass), December, page 9
(Dresser) Tire and Rubber CoAdds New Line, December, page 11
Meteorology
Charles V. Lindsay, Using Weather Radar Observations, January, page 40
Charles V. Lindsay, Weather Warnings, February, page 26
Charles V. Lindsay, Contact Pan Am for Weather Information, April, page 2
Fred C. Blair, A Bad Dream Comes True, April, page 22
Charles V. Lindsay, (Public) TV Weather Programs, July, page 28
Charles V. Lindsay, Using Forecast Made for the General Public, November, page 40
Halos
Ed Beck, A Very Unusual Soaring Photograph ("Circular Rainbow"), December, page 14
Lightning
George Thelen, You Light Up My Life, December, page 45
Models
Fernando J. Rueda, Needs Some Help (pre-WWII Glider 3-Views), March, page 4
Modifications
Steve Lindenbaum, Of Wings and Things (Winglets), January, page 3
Motorgliders
Moni Motorglider
Ronald Wright, Moni Organization Reactivates, January, page 3
Motorgliding
Proposed FAA Dimona (Service Life and Fuel Tanks) Update, January, page 17
Gerhard Waibel, The ASW-24E Motorglider, February, page 32
Waiver of Rules Sought (for Motorgliders), June, page 14
Jack Glendening, Get-Home-Itis, August, page 41
Jim Gallagher, Attention Pilots Interested in Self-Launching Sailplanes (80-hp Engine in Old Two-Seater), October, page 10
George Thelen, Motorgliders, November, page 43
Museums
John Ludowitz, Museum of Flying (Santa Monica, CA), January, page 36
L.B. Clapham, Jr., Adds to (Museum of Flight) History, March, page 2
Gliders Featured at Canadian Aviation Hall of Fame, March, page 10

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National Aeronautic Association
Mal Gross, NAA Corner, February, page 13
Mal Gross, NAA Corner, June, page 17
Mal Gross, NAA Corner, October, page 19

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Obituaries
Paul A. Schweizer, In Memoriam: Emil A. (Moe) Lehecka, January, page 12
Bill Ray, In Memoriam: Steve Sherry, February, page 10
Bertha Ryan, In Memoriam: Paul Bikle-A Giant of a Man, April, page 11
Cliff Oliver, In Memoriam: Leslie Neal, April, page 13
Sam Crane, In Memoriam: Robert P. Grey, May, page 11
Dent Broome, In Memoriam: Raymond A. Young, Jr., May, page 11
In Memoriam: Alan James Yarmey, May, page 12
Louis Aull, The Loss of a Soaring Friend (Bob Grey), June, page 2
Harry C. Higgins, In Memoriam: Joseph M. Robertson, August, page 12
Steve Miller, In Memoriam: Earl Hopkins, Sr., August, page 12
Mary Beuby, In Memoriam: William C.Beuby, August, page 12
Bruce Carmichael, Remembering Ray (Parker), August, page 24
Tonk Mills, In Memoriam: Dr. Charles Henning, October, page 14
Hugh Damron, He Remembers (Ray Parker) Too, November, page 2
Editor, Correction Noted (for Joe Robertson), November, page 4
In Memoriam: William Frank Kelsey, November, page 19
Karl Striedieck, In Memoriam: Rudolf Kaiser, December, page 11
In Memoriam: Thomas Page, December, page 18
Gene Hammond, In Memoriam: Falk Hoffman, December, page 22
Bertha M. Ryan, Paul Bikle - The Man; The Legend (1916-1991), December, page 27
OSTIV
Mike Steinberger, OSTIV Membership is Available, December, page 8

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Parachutes
Allen Silver, How to Care for Your Expensive Cushion, February, page 30
Fred C. Blair, A Bad Dream Comes True, April, page 22
Allen Silver, Security Update, May, page 2
Allen Silver, Before You Buy a Parachute, August, page 27
Parachute Changes of Interest to Soaring Pilots, November, page 20
People
Paul Bikle
Bertha M. Ryan, Paul Bikle - The Man; The Legend (1916-1991), December, page 27
Joe Robertson
Editor, Correction Noted (for Joe Robertson), November, page 4
Photography
An Integrated Camera Barograph System, July, page 37
Philip A. Petmecky, Trouble with (Battery Operated 35mm) Cameras, October, page 10
Photo-Pod-The Remote Wingtip Camera, October, page 43
Physiology
Medical Condition
Stephen DuPont, On Age and Safety, January, page 6
George Thelen, Letters (on Age and Spin Training), January, page 45
Steven McCormick, Response (on Meniere's Disease) is Gratifying, February, page 8
Robert W. Bailey, Getting Back into the Air, February, page 43
A. Colin McKinley, Input Concerning "Flying and Age", April, page 3
Walter Leu, In Defense of Older Pilots, April, page 3
Ned Wilson, Age and Flying: Another View, April, page 4
Val Brain, The Graying of Gliding, April, page 25
John Bender, A Gathering of Eagles, June, page 3
Les Sebald, Old Pilots Can Still Fly, June, page 10
Guy Ford Byars, Soaring Radiation Hazard, June, page 29
Art Roshner, Age Gap but No Generation Gap, July, page 2
Robert Gillian, Senior Pilot Still Very Active, July, page 2
J.M.W. Fletcher, Older Pilot Still Feels, Flies Young, July, page 9
Colin Marsh, On Age and Flying, August, page 6
Bob Moore, The Aging Pilot, September, page 2
Val Brain, Clarification on Age Discrimination, October, page 3
Dieter (Derek) Plapp, Flying, Age and Crashes, October, page 11
Alex Strojnik, Old is Relative, December, page 4
Poems and Poetry
Stephen West, Sailors of the Wind, January, page 17
Posters
The 1991 World Soaring Championship Poster, September, page 38
Publications
Karen Willet, Call for Articles, May, page 11
Articles Still Needed for Special April Issue, August, page 11
Attention Clubs, Sites, and Business Members - New Directory..Coming!, November, page 12
Special Issue of Magazine (Directory of Soaring Sites) Update, December, page 11
Publicity
Glider Pilot on Japanese (Prime Time) TV., January, page 16
Ralph Jones, It Sometimes Backfires, April, page 5
Banners for Oshkosh Available, July, page 14
Michell Deutsch, Good Publicity, October, page 7

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Restorations
Raul Blacksten, Assistance Needed (Senior Albatross Photos, Details), August, page 8
Bowlus SP-1 on Display, December, page 11
Retrieves
Mike Vinson, The Turtle sticks his Neck Out, April, page 47

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Safety
George Thelen, a Visit to Squawking Eagle, May, page 41
George Thelen, Where to Go on Tow (or Gone Fishin'), by Brian Shoemaker, June, page 45
Stephen DuPont, Sitting Duck, August, page 7
George Thelen, The Top Ten (Safety Rules Broken), October, page 44
Accidents/Incidents
Tim Mara, Used Parachute Sale (after LS_1 bailout), January, page 24
George Thelen, More Letters (on Stall/Spin Accident), February, page 46
Wayne La Com, A Painful Lesson (Open Canopy), March, page 22
George Thelen, Accident Reporting, March, page 43
Steve Ohnigian, Also Lost Canopy, May, page 6
Linda Charlton, Canopy Latches Can Open, June, page 8
David Houston, Thinks Landout Experience Vital, July, page 4
George Powell, Wild Ride in a (Fabric Wing) 1-26, July, page 8
George Thelen, Spoilers, by Don Antelman, September, page 42
Cas Nowakowski, Opening of Astir Canopy in Flight, October, page 2
Cockpit
George Thelen, Ergonomics, by Robert Vanderbei & Vic Saudek, August, page 47
Collision Avoidance
Walter Leu, Difficult to Spot (Color), February, page 3
Richard H. Johnson, Battery Powered Sailplane Strobe Light Evaluation, February, page 40
Stalls/Spins
George Thelen, Letters (on Age and Spin Training), January, page 45
George Thelen, More Letters (on Stall/Spin Accident), February, page 46
Sailplanes
New "Affordable" Two-Seat Training Sailplane Headed for USA, January, page 15
Can You Identify?, February, page 14
Can You Identify?, March, page 12
Can You Identify?, November, page 22
Solaire Distributor for SZD Sailplanes, December, page 18
Blanik L-13
George Thelen, Letters (on Age and Spin Training), January, page 45
Celstar GA-1
Peter Celliers, (Celstar GA-1) Medals Clarified, March, page 4
Celstar GA-1 Awarded Type Certificate, March, page 10
Design
Donald and Eric Roberts, (USA) Bid for the World (Class Design), October, page 20
Glaser-Dirks
DG-500
DG-500 Now Certified by LBA, March, page 9
Certification (LBA) for DG-500M, June, page 12
Derek Piggott, Flying the DG500M, June, page 37
DG-600
DG Information 2/91, DG-600/18 Evolution, September, page 5
DG-600M Now Type Certified (by LBA), September, page 6
Lak-12
Bert Kolotilin, New LAK Distributor, May, page 11
Production/Availability
Stephen duPont, Thermals and Sailplane Cost Response, May, page 7
Tom Franklin, To Build Sailplanes in North America, June, page 4
Sridhar Rao, Economics and Sailplane Manufacturing, July, page 11
Donald Hobel, One Member Takes Action (Contacts Congressmen), August, page 8
Jim Maupin, Sailplane Development and Some Comment on Costs, August, page 39
Paul Baur, A Point Made From Germany, November, page 9
William S. Brewer, Proposal for Manufacturing, November, page 11
PZL Krosno
Press Release PZL Krosno KR-03A Trainer Receives US Type Certificate, October, page 17
Schleicher
ASH-26E
Peter F. Selinger, ASH-26E - The 18-Meter Sailplane with 18-Meter Span, November, page 37
ASW-24
Gerhard Waibel, The ASW-24E Motorglider, February, page 32
ASW-27
Peter F. Selinger, ASW-27 - Successor to the ASW-20, August, page 33
Schweizer
1-23
Jim Chizick, Looking for a Benefactor (to Donate Bickle's Schweizer 1-23E to NSM), January, page 3
SGS 1-23
Corwin Sharp, Calling All 1-23 (Owner)'s, December, page 3
SGS 1-23D
Pete Orengo, Flight of Sundiver (My Schweizer 1-23D), July, page 3
SGS 1-26
W.L. Anderson, A 1-26'er Responds, March, page 7
Marion C. Cruce, Loops, Technology and the 1-26, May, page 6
Gary Swift, 1-26'ers Need Response, May, page 8
George Powell, Wild Ride in a (Fabric Wing) 1-26, July, page 8
Tom Elmore, The Odyssey of (Schweizer 1-36) 3617Q, July, page 36
SGS 2-32
Dan Matzke, A Schweizer 2-32 low over Crystal, CA, August, cover
TG-2
Jeff Byard, The Life and Times of a TG-2, June, page 18
World Class Sailplane
Ray Speicher, Symposium (on Design and Construction) Proposed, February, page 4
W.L. Anderson, A 1-26'er Responds, March, page 7
Oran W. Nicks, World Class Report, Results of Phase 1 Design Competition, June, page 26
Donald and Eric Roberts, (USA) Bid for the World (Class Design), October, page 20
Don Roberts, The Beat Goes On! a Cygnet-World Class Update, December, page 35
Saiplanes
Cherokee
Ira Bliedon, Look at Their Faces, September, page 2
Sites
David L. Robinson, The Last Tow, June, page 42
Craig Reinholt, Appreciates Cascade Soaring, July, page 10
Black Forest
Famous Site (Black Forest) Records 10,000th Flight, September, page 6
Crazy Creek
Crazy Creek Soaring Up and Going, December, page 18
Ephrata
Billy Hill, An Ephrata (WA) Soaring Season, May, page 29
Minden
Pete Williams, Minden is Alive and Well, August, page 3
Uvalde
Lana Tolleson, Uvalde (TX) at the Ready (1991) World Soaring Championships Here We Come, July, page 17
Soaring Society of America
SSA Membership Elects Five New Regional Directors, January, page 18
Six will serve one year terms as Director-at-Large, January, page 18
The 1991 Officers and Directors of the Soaring Society of America, February, page 12
Re-alignment Discussed, May, page 12
SSA Board of Director Report, May, page 13
Candidates for Regional Director, August, page 13
Six Selected to Serve One Year Term as Director-At- Large, November, page 12
SSA Members Elect 9 New Directors, November, page 12
SSA Offices to be Closed, December, page 10
SSA Films (Undergoing Restoration at NSM), December, page 10
SSA Board Meets in Hobbs, December, page 17
Annual Report
Judy Lincoln, For Fiscal Year Ended October 31, 1990, March, page 13
Board of Directors Meetings
Gordon J. Munro, Questions At-Large Process, March, page 4
Guy Harrison, Our Busy (SSA) President, May, page 9
James W. Cox, Board vs Competition Pilots, June, page Jun
Bob Tinkham, In Defense of At-Large Process, June, page 8
Larry Sanderson, Perspective: How Do Items Get on the Agenda?, July, page 40
Gordon J. Munro, A Response to an At-Large Response, August, page 9
Judy Lincoln, Another Voice on Wing Loading (& Directors-At-Large), August, page 9
Membership
Walt Darran, Self-Policing is Needed, March, page 6
Officers and Board of Directors
Gene Hammond, Congrats to New Director (Bob Nady of Region 7), February, page 4
President's Report
Larry Sanderson, Perspective: SSA's Ever Changing Faces, January, page 39
Larry Sanderson, Perspective: How Do Items Get on the Agenda?, July, page 40
Solicitations
Jim Chizick, Looking for a Benefactor (to Donate Bickle's Schweizer 1-23E to NSM), January, page 3
Mike Koerner, Gliders Wanted (for WSC91), January, page 18
Martha Jacobs, Need Some Summer Help (from a Brit)?, February, page 3
Mike Koerner, Gliders Wanted (for WSC91), February, page 9
Fernando J. Rueda, Needs Some Help (pre-WWII Glider 3-Views), March, page 4
Tom Morgan, Mosquito Pilots and Owners, March, page 7
Juergen Gayda, (German - USA) Exchange Wanted, April, page 2
Thomas Kemmerer, (West German) Looking for Pen Pal, April, page 8
Mike Koerner, Urgent! Urgent! More Sailplanes Needed for (1991) World Championships, April, page 11
Allan Adams, Help Asked for Youth in Soaring (to form Club), July, page 5
Joe Naebe, Attention LK and LP Owners, August, page 3
Raul Blacksten, Assistance Needed (Senior Albatross Photos, Details), August, page 8
Jim Gallagher, Attention Pilots Interested in Self-Launching Sailplanes (80-hp Engine in Old Two-Seater), October, page 10
Richard H. Benbough, Needs Registration Number (of Howard Morrison's Bowlus Baby Albatross), November, page 11
Aaron Johnson, (Youth) Needs Useful Input (on Sailplane Specs), December, page 2
Corwin Sharp, Calling All 1-23 (Owner)'s, December, page 3
Stamps
Simine Short, The Internationals, Combining Soaring and Philately!, July, page 19

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Techniques
Checklists
George Thelen, Clear the Area, by E. Douglas Whitehead, April, page 41
Cross Country Soaring
Edmund G. Stevens, Interested in (Henry Combs') Long Flights, January, page 8
Outlandings
Wayne La Com, A Painful Lesson (Open Canopy), March, page 22
David Houston, Thinks Landout Experience Vital, July, page 4
George Thelen, Wires, by Dick Carter, July, page 42
Patterns and Landings
George Thelen, Clear the Area, by E. Douglas Whitehead, April, page 41
Gary Phillips, Likes Article and Safety Corner, July, page 3
Thermals and Thermaling
Mike Steinberger, My Favorite Lesson (Thermaling), March, page 2
Stephen duPont, Thermals and Sailplane Cost Response, May, page 7
Wave Flying
John J. Magish, Just Do It.. The Wave in Retrospect, February, page 37
Bill Stewart, Practical Wave Flying revised edby Mark Palmer, June, page 12
Paul Conway, A Wave Check-Out Ride, August, page 29
Trailers
Schreder Trailer is Back in Production, February, page 9
Phil Ecklund, Experienced Some (Bent Pushrod) Problems, March, page 5

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Ultralights
Paul W. Souder, A Unique Sailplane (XHPK-1, Human Powered Kite), October, page 4

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Vintage Aircraft
Vintage Sailplane (4th Western) Regatta Scheduled (for Hemet, CA), May, page 11
Linn Buell, 18th International Vintage Glider Rally (Keiheuvel, Belgium), June, page 23
Oral History Project Begun (by VSA), November, page 16
VSA (Gross) Award Goes to Byard, November, page 16

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Wing Loading
Carl Ekdahl, Questions (Striedieck's) Percentages, April, page 2
C. O'Callaghan, Laments 9-Pound Vote, June, page 10
Karl H. Striedieck, Guess What? 9-lb Wing Loading, June, page 11
Chris O'Callaghan, Let Me Set the Record Straight (versus Ekdahl on Wing Loading), June, page 11
Phil Petmecky, Wingloading and Directors-At-Large, August, page 6
Wally Raisanen, You Guessed It - More on Wing Loading, August, page 8
Steve DuPont, More Comments Concerning Directors and Wing Loading, September, page 4
Ivan Jaszlics, Politics versus Progress or 9 lb Wing Loading, October, page 2
Eric Greenwell, Panel Member Responds, November, page 10
Wing Span
Wally Raisanen, Following the Rules (on Wing Span), October, page 4
Winglets
Steve Lindenbaum, Of Wings and Things (Winglets), January, page 3
Peter Masak, Technology (of Winglets) Praised, March, page 3

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Youth
Emil Kissel, More Youth Photos, January, page 6
John H. Campbell, SSA Youth Survey, January, page 33
John H. Campbell, Knauff and Grove Youth Scholarship (1990 Winner is Catherine Cico), March, page 11
Scott Dellinger, Report from the Younger Set, April, page 4
Junior National Champion (for 1990 is Sean Franke), April, page 11
USA Junior World Team, April, page 11
Erik Nelson, Cambrai, 1989 (First Junior European Championships), June, page 33
Niccolo D. Della Pina, A Dream Come True (14-Year-Old Niccolo D. Della Penna Solos), October, page 3
Junior World's (1991 in Sweden)Results, October, page 14
Aaron Johnson, (Youth) Needs Useful Input (on Sailplane Specs), December, page 2

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No subject
Lou Hoffman, A View along the Sierras just West of Lone Pine, CA from a Libelle, January, cover
Larry Tudor, Ultralight Soaring with Grob 103 above Hobbs, NM during Hobbs Hang Gliding Festival in July 1990, February, cover
Lynn Karlin, John Mahoney flying the Redtail Salto over Bluehill, Maine last Fall, March, cover
Julian Audette Flying his Schweizer 1-23G over Cook's Airfield, Pincher Creek on April 13, 1962, April, cover
Mark D. La Ciura, Pawnee Towplane over CA, "The Tow Pilot and his Ever-Faithful Towplane are the Forgotten Heroes of Most Soaring Contests", May, cover
Fred Fourcher, The Golden Rays of a Sunset are Reflected in the Glossy Contours of a Flberglass Wing, June, cover
Steve Hines, Collage of High Performance Fiberglass Ships and WSC 91 Uvalde, TX logo, July, cover
Scott S. Ford, SSA Member Provides Informative Program (to Florida Aero Club), August, page 12
Chuck O'Mahony, US Soaring Team with U.S. Flags for WSC91 in Uvalde, TX, September, cover
Steve Hines, Eric Mozer, in a Ventus C, Flies Past the Finish Gate during the 15-Meter Nationals, October, cover
Mark D. La Ciura, ASW-20 Flying over Windmills in the Tehachapi Valley, CA, November, cover
Jochen Kruse, His Condor IV, the Seventh built by Schleicher, Inflight, December, cover


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