Soaring Magazine Index for 1993 organized by section

Soaring Magazine Index for 1993 organized by section

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Club & Chapter Chatter, Letter, New Books Reviewed, New Products, SSA in Action, Safety Corner, Soaring in Action, cover

Club & Chapter Chatter
Bob Nady, Value of Clubs to SSA Membership, September, page 17
Bob Nady, Methods of Starting Clubs, October, page 15
Bob Nady, Accident Prevention Counselors and the Wings Program, November, page 10
Bob Nady, Newsworthy Items of Club Activities, December, page 19

Keith Beardslee, Nice Plane (That Schweizer 1-35C) with Museum Ties, January, page 2
Millard Wells, Drop Him (86 Year Old John Nowak) a Line, January, page 2
Cy Marrion, Thanks to Greater Boston (Soaring Club and It's Instructors), January, page 2
Doug Haluza, Stick to Established (Pattern) Procedures, January, pages 2-3
Fernando J. Rueda, Help! (Needs New Glider Cost Data), January, page 3
Al Barrett, Rapture of the (Chilhowee) Ridge, January, page 3
Bruce Helvie, One Way to Collect, January, page 3
Kevin J. Cullis, "Ditto" on Charlie (Spratt), January, page 3
Alan Negrin, He's found the Joy (at Ephrata, WA), January, pages 3-4
Don Antelman, More on Control Quick Connects, January, page 4
Wally Moran, (Father and Son Mike Moran) Proud of Nutmeg Soaring, January, page 4
Lou Hoffman, Has Another View (on Spoiler Open Signal), January, pages 4,7
John B. Hearn, Thanks for Excellent Article (by Reeter), January, pages 7,9
Ralph Turner, Like Father, Like Son, January, page 9
Michael Steckner, Questions Some SSF Reasoning (on Rudder Waggle Signal), January, pages 9-10
Bill Keck, High Cost in Indonesia, January, page 10
Martha Wright, Input on Barograph Theft (Needed), January, page 10
Jack Sprankle, Start Them Young Like Eric Sprankle), January, page 10
Dieter Plapp, Why This Fatal Accident? (Involving Helmut Reichmann), February, page 2
Gerry Bell, Comment on (the Use of) Chutes, February, page 2
John F. Good, Help is Needed (to Compton, Fritz: You Can't Fly That Save Gliderport in PA), February, page 2
Frank LaCroix, Youth Are Active at Nutmeg, February, page 2
Arthur Illiano, Jr., Newcomer Has Suggestions (to Aid Understanding), February, pages 2-3
Cliff Oliver, Wing Dropping During (Aerotow) Launch, February, page 3
Eugene Salvatore, A Call For a Change (in Preflight Preparation), February, page 3
Jim Cunningham, A Unique Welcome to SSA (from Ted Sharp), February, page 3
Kristopher Schweizer Evans, A Fond Memory (of his first flight at age fourteen), February, pages 3-4
J.G. Mercer, This One (TJ. Mercer Solos Three Gliders) Was Busy, February, page 4
Philip A. Petmecky, (Inexpensive Flight) Computers Now Available, February, page 4
Jim Dickinson, Wants to Say Thanks (for Article and Cover), February, pages 4,6
Richard Glover, Youngster on the Ball, February, page 6
Giltner, Sam: 25 Years for Region 5 North (at Chester, SC), March, page 2
Patti Johnson, Another Young Achiever Noted (Brannan Johnson Solos on 14th Birthday), March, page 2
Francisco Ferraz Santos, Early Release a Problem, March, pages 2-3
Jon Sigurdsson, The Soaring Was Great (in Poprad Aeroclub Slovokia), March, page 3
Peter Masak, Another Way to Control Costs, March, page 3
Stewart Crane, An Open Letter to Jack Olson, March, pages 3-4
Abby Sternthal, Is Such a (Motorglider) Thing Possible?, March, page 4
Max Karst, Has An Idea For Hook Ups (Use Red Flag), March, page 6
Grady Dodge, Thanks to Turf (from a 16 year Old Pilot), March, page 6
Norman Benedict, Updating Primary Glider (Design), April, page 2
Don McMann, Silent Too Long (Thanks to Instructors, Stop Arguing in Soaring), April, page 2
R.E. Geiger, Falsely Accused (of Recommending Procedures Contrary to Practice), April, page 2
Steve Hines, (Cover) Photo Credit Announced, April, page 2
Philip A. Petmecky, Using Casio's Altimeter Watches, April, pages 2-3
Brian A. Bird, Don't Use Tost Rings on Schweizer Hooks, April, page 3
Dale M. Massey, He Values his Ground Crew, May, page 2
Sebastian Huhmann, A Year Here (USA) for a Year There (Germany), May, page 4
John Hearn, Needs to Clarify Wording, May, pages 4,6
Steve du Pont, Experience is Important, May, page 6
Rob Chilcoat, Needs to Locate (Kingman WWII) Veterans, May, page 6
Gail Fitzhugh, Is Tach Reading Enough (for Tow Van)?, May, pages 6-7
Mike McIntyre, Any SZD-24 Foka Owners Out There?, May, page 7
Randy Auburg, (Crosswind) Tow Procedure Discussed, May, page 7
Bob Nemecek, The Baby Bowlus Remembered, May, page 7
Elanor Klemperer Velarde and Walter Klemperer, Thanks to All (Barnaby-Klemperer 100th AnnivCelebration), June, page 2
John C. Kaplan, Has Some Questions (for Haluza)?, June, page 2
Jim Marske, Auto Tow Procedures (Using a Line Tension Meter), June, pages 2-3
Roger Brewer, Another (Jack) Olson Fan, June, page 3
Roger Erickson, (Sonia Erikson) Likes Soaring at Young Age, June, page 3
Tammy Chapa, Requesting Crew Stories, June, pages 3-4
Dale Peterson, (British Two Seater, Open Cockpit) What is It?, June, page 4
Paul A. Schweizer, Sailplane Fleet Update, June, page 4
George A. Mesiarik, Info on 2-33 Canopy (from LP Aero Plastics), June, page 4
Andrew J. Hall, Has Thoughts on Auto Tow (Provides Safe Takeoff Profile), June, pages 4,6
David Habercom, Likes Red Cap (During Preflight), Too, June, page 6
Ross W. Hand, More on Nutmeg (Tradition and Chris Hand), June, pages 6-7
Richard Horigan, Back To Basic Glides, June, pages 7-8
Jason Gregg, New POST Program, June, page 8
Lou Wipotnik, 25 Years (a CFI) Celebrated (with Obtaining CFIG), June, page 8
Peter Layne, Needs Some Information (on Mosquitos), June, page 8
Michael S. Finegan, SSA Organization Was Source of Help (wants help with N4622S History), July, page 2
Jim Bobo, Useful Program Available (RAOB from SSA), July, page 2
Harry V. Senn, Has Information to Share (SOARCONT, RAOB, DUAT Plea), July, page 2
Bill Saunders, Remembering a Special Day (with my Daughter as PIC), July, pages 2-3
Gail Allinson, Says Wander's Plan Works, July, page 3
John Corbett, Had a Great Week of Soaring (at Turf), July, page 3
Duane Eisenbeiss, Controversy-Not All Bad (Safety Corner, Good), July, pages 3-4
Richard Kellerman, In Support of Safety Corner, July, page 4
Rolly Clark, Thoughts on All the New Gadgets (& Sports Class Competition, (Need a Naked Class!)), July, pages 4,6
John Patrick, Great Memories (After 50 Years of Flying) Are Recalled, July, page 6
Philip Petmecky, Comments on (Auburg's) Tow Plane Procedure, July, page 6
Sterling Starr, DuPont, Steve: Advocate of Spins, July, pages 6,8-9
Norman Dibble, Wants Help Finding Bowlus Albatross, July, page 9
George Nuse, Likes This Sport of Soaring, July, page 9
Peter Durbin, Judging Circuit and Landing Angles, August, page 2
Y. David La Touche, Anatomy of an Incident, August, page 2
Karl H. Striedieck, POST Scoring, August, pages 2-3
Bob Booth, Jr., Thanks to All (SSA and Wurtsboro), August, page 3
Charles M. Jamieson, Jr., Proposal on Spoiler Problem, August, pages 3-4
Peggy K. Dandridge, Credit Where Credit is Due, August, page 4
John C. Gibson, Three Comments on April Issue, August, pages 4,6
Sterling Starr, Gibson, John C: Three Comments on April Issue, August, pages 4,6
Jim Hurst, Old Timers Alive and Well (at Caesar Creek), August, page 6
Aaron Archibald, Come to British Columbia, August, page 7
Lanny Coon, Pins and the L'Hotellier Fitting, August, pages 8-9
Fredrick Voltz, A Prestigious Group of Pilots, August, page 9
Steve Smith, POST Task Discussion, August, pages 9-10
Vytas Peseckas, The Flying Catamaran, August, page 10
Brian Jenkinson, Good Job, Mike (Pins Mandatory in Germany), August, page 10
Dean Carswell, Discusses Auto and Winch Tow, September, page 2
William Weeper, Another Solution to Asembly Interruptions, September, page 2
Dan Donley, Had a Great Time in England (It's a Slingsby T-21, Peterson), September, pages 2-3
Martin Simons, Help on Slingsby (T-53 Information) Whereabouts, September, page 3
Jackie Womack, Sports Class (Really, with All That Equipment)?, September, pages 3-4
John H. Campbell, Collegiate Soaring Says Thanks, September, page 4
Arne Wangsholm, Wire Launching (Three References to BGA Material), September, page 4
Mike Grogan, Kansas Thermal (Inquiry with Diagram from Dust Markers), September, pages 4,6
Oran Nicks, Update on World Class PW-5, October, page 2
Dan Pierson, VSA Information (on Vintage and Classics), October, pages 2-3
Robert B. Riddle, (Overseas Delivery) Too Late!, October, page 3
Franke Ebler, Women's Soaring Seminar, October, page 3
Jan Kornychuk, Suggested Solution to Serious Problem, October, page 3
Joe Walter, What a Contest (the 1-26 Championships), October, page 3
Mark J. Merkens, When It All Began (Unclear for Todd Merkins' Solo at 14), October, page 3
Earl Wiley, Additional Column Requested (of Newly Licensed Pilots), October, page 4
David L. Bigelow, Near Death Experience (Response), October, page 4
Philip A. Petmecky, Young Eagle Flights, October, page 6
Perry W. Hanson, TAS, IAS, EAS (Debate and Flutter References), October, pages 6-7
Wes Lineberry, Pins, Pins, Pins!, October, page 7
Jay Thomson, Small (Spoilers Open) Light Works Well (Write for Details), October, pages 7-8
Karen Willat, Red Hats No Answer, October, pages 8-9
Skip Jenkyn, Thumbs Up for Cover of June Soaring (with License Plates), October, page 9
Michael Adams, One Pilot's View of GPS, October, pages 9-10
Sterling Starr, Frank, Lou: Additional Discussion on Spins, October, page 10
Eric Striedieck, A Word on Crazy Creek, November, page 2
Jerald R. Kurtz, Says Jump Training is Important, November, pages 2-3
Karl H. Striedieck, Has Thought on (Elevator Hookup) Problem, November, page 3
David Newill, Boy Scouts Earn (EAA Young) Eagle Certificates, November, page 3
Frank J. Cherne, Knows How to Make (Soaring's Future) It Work, November, pages 3-4
Ingrid Kjenslie, A Great Plus for Soaring, November, page 4
George H. Frost, (Bellanca Scout) Wing (Wood Spar) Crack Reported, December, page 2
R. (Hardy) Krueger, Auto Tows from Austraila, December, page 2
Dick Mockler, Pursues Hilton Cup in Texas, December, pages 2-3
Helen Thomson, You're Never Too Young (2-1/2 Year Old Bryce Thompson), December, page 3
Bob Messner, Sugarbush Starts Them Young (Ten Year-Old Walter Brink), December, page 3
David C. Michaud, POST Task Opinion, December, pages 3-4
Ingrid Kjenslie, Another Dedicated Pilot (14 Year Old Phil Lomnes), December, page 4
Ronald S. Tabery, Hybrid Task (of Speed-Only POST) for Soaring Championships, December, pages 4,9
John A. Carter, GPS and the Sport of Soaring As We Know It, December, page 9

New Books Reviewed
S.V. Starr, "Silent Wings At War, Combat Gliders in World War II" by John L. Lowden, March, page 10

New Products
Borgelt B-100 Flight Data Computer GPS Receiver Option, February, page 48
Wx/Block System Gel Coat Protection, June, page 41

SSA in Action
DG-500M Now FAA Type Certified, January, page 12
1993 European Women's Gliding Championship, January, page 12
Tom Knauff, Region 2 Seminar Announced (for March 6, 1993), January, page 14
New Youth Soaring Scholarship Announced, January, page 14
John Campbell, (Junior) Team Named for European Contest, January, pages 15-16
Paula Gadowski, WSPA Breakfast (at Seattle Convention) Planned, January, page 16
Sharon Smith, Weekend Warriors (at Dallas Love Field Static Display), January, page 16
Official Scoresheet Corrected for 1992 Standard Class Nationals, January, page 17
International Wrap Up, 1992 (South African, German, French, Sweden, French Teams Announced, Trophies and Championships Announced), February, pages 7,9-10
Stu Schweizer, Nominations Sought for (Gross Sky Ghost) Award, February, page 10
Wally Wallington, February, page 10
Frank Reid, A Review of the Gliderport Management System, February, page 10
Victor M. Saudek, Reunion at Bishop - After Four Decades, February, page 12
National Soaring Foundation Announces (Jack Gomez Memorial) Soaring Award, February, page 13
Pete Williams, Minden Remains Active (at Douglas County Airport), February, pages 13-14
Henry C. Godman, Thanksgiving Turkeyfest in Alamogordo, New Mexico, February, pages 14-15
Derek Johnson, South Carolina's New Soaring Operation (at Ridgeland), February, page 17
John H. Campbell, EAA Young Eagles, February, page 17
Sky Sailing, Caesar Creek Top Recruiters in 1992, March, page 7
Schempp-Hirth Elevator Control Rod Service Bulletin, March, page 8
Special (Membership) Anniversaries, March, pages 7,9
Additional Airworthiness Notifications (Grob Airbrakes & Glaser-Dirks Airbrake Controls), March, page 8
Jim Short, FAA Action Plan Seeks General Aviation Partnerships, March, pages 10,12
Youth Camp (at Pocono Mt. Airport) Makes Plan, March, page 12
Solaire Assists (US) Aerobatic Team, March, page 12
Fly and Make the World Turn (August 1993 WGAC in Venlo, Netherlands), April, page 4
Helmuth H. Fischer and Bill Malpas, 1992/93 International Gliding Camp (South Africa), April, pages 4,6
1992 Kolstad Winner Announced (David Graham), April, page 9
Maiden Flight of the Duo-Discus, April, page 12
Jane Taylor-Barrett, The Tehachapi Wind Fair, May, pages 9-10,12
Paul A. Schweizer, Co-Founder of Schweizer Aircraft, Awarded Honorary Doctorate, May, page 9
Schempp-Hirth Duo-Discus (Described), May, page 12
STS Handheld Update, May, page 14
Tony Burton, 1993 Canadian National Soaring Contest (Announced for Saskatchewan), June, page 10
NiCad Inserts for Airband Handheld, June, page 10
Maintenance Manual Available for L'Hotellier Control Connectors, June, pages 10-11
Jim Short, Identification Plate Exemption Extended, June, page 11
The Harris Hill Junior Member Program, June, pages 11-12
Call for 1995 (National) Contest Sites, June, page 12
John Mahony, Salto in Production Again (by Frank and Waldenberger), June, pages 12,15
Jim Short, Private Tow Pilot Exemption Renewed, June, page 15
Jan W. Steenblik, Nine Net Diamonds over Petersburg (WV), June, page 15
Oshkosh '93 (Help Solicited), June, page 15
COMAV/SAFECO Takes Over SSA Insurance Program, July, page 10
Hal Bruning, 3rd Annual Senior National Soaring Festival (Seminole-Lake, FL), July, pages 10-12
Ed Slater & Gary Fogel, Torrey Pines Listed As Historic Place, July, pages 12,14
Australia Says No to Foreign Soaring Operations, July, pages 14-15
Motorgliders in Competition with Pure Sailplanes, July, page 15
(1993) Australian Nationals Results, July, page 15
Wanted-European Organizer!, July, page 15
Annual Meeting of SSA Trustees, July, page 15
Ed Anderson, Solaire Announces World Class Plans, July, pages 15-16
Ed Anderson, GAPA (PW-2 Ultralight) at Sun'N Fun, July, page 16
John Roake, News from New Zealand, July, page 16
Jim Short, SSA Responds to Threatened Taxes and User Fees, August, pages 12, 15-16
Lincoln Competition Announced, August, page 12
Maiden Flight of the DG-800, August, pages 16-17
The "SWIFT" (The Missing Link?), August, page 17
Hans Werner-Grosse Strikes Again, August, page 17
18-Meter Class in Germany, August, page 17
First Young Eagle Takes Flight (with Gene Hammond), August, page 18
Elsie F. Johnson, Fall Mountain Soaring Camp (Andrews-Murphy, NC), September, page 9
John Clabes, FAA and BSA (Boy Scouts of America) Join Hands in New Venture, September, pages 9-10
Tom Knauff, New World Record Claimed, September, pages 10-11
Tom Knauff, OSTIV Report (Fatalities and Flight Training), September, pages 17-18
International News, October, pages 16,17-18
John H. Campbell, Junior Team Sweepstakes (Results), October, page 21
John H. Campbell, Youth Aerospace Convention (26th NCASE in Orlando), October, page 21
Bermuda High Soaring Celebrates First Anniversary at New Location with Neighbor Day and Mamber Day, October, pages 21-22
American Spirit Soars Over Arizona, October, page 22
First American Spirit Customer Sailplane Takes to the Air, October, page 22
SSA '94 Convention - Almost Chicago, October, page 22
Young Eagle Announcement (Jarrod Briscoe in Photo), November, page 6
John H. Campbell, European Junior Contest (Winners), November, pages 6-7
Cyndi Stephenson, SSA Announces Convention Sites for 1994, 1995, 1996 (Chicago, IL, Reno, NV, and Huntsville, AL), November, pages 7-8
Oleska-Myron Bilaniuk, Soaring the Skies of Kiev, November, pages 8-9
Lloyd A. Sallee, New Mexico Wing 1993 Soaring Encampment (at Hobbs, NM), November, pages 12, 14
World Glider Aerobatic Championships (Results from Veno), November, page 15
International News, Dutch and Italian National Championships, November, page 15
Bob Wander, SSA at Oshkosh Airshow (93), November, page 16
Rudder Waggle Signal Adopted, November, page 16
SSA at Oskosh, November, page 16
Group Genesis Design Team a Unique Synergy of Knowledge and Experience, December, pages 10-11
Pricing for Genesis I Standard Class Sailplane, December, page 11
John Roarke & Bob Henderson, 1995 World Championships GPS Update, December, page 14
Dick Mockler, TSA Annual Labor Day Race, December, pages 14,16
David Michaud, 1993 Little Guys Meet (Blairstown), December, page 16
Alan Negrin, Rising from the Ashes, December, page 16
Wright BrosCollection from Sporty's, December, pages 16-17

Safety Corner
George Thelen, Undershoot-Overshoot, by Nathan Lemmon, January, pages 45-46
George Thelen, Tow the Line, by Dick Flanagan, February, pages 50-51
George Thelen, Auto Tow, by Walter Gleason, March, pages 50-51
George Thelen, Disconnect (of Elevators), April, pages 44-46
George Thelen, Open Spoilers-Again (Back By Popular Demand), May, pages 42-44
George Thelen, Auto Tow Revisited, by Karl Allmendinger, June, pages 43-45
George Thelen, Another View, by Gary Quast and Cynthia Donovan, July, pages 41-43
George Thelen, Choices and Options, August, pages 43-45
George Thelen, a Visit to Sauerkraut Soaring Club, September, pages 40-43
George Thelen, Late in the Day, October, pages 39-40
George Thelen, Sensory Overload (Stall/Spin in a 1-35), Sterling Starr, November, pages 35-39
George Thelen, Fuzzy Logic for Soaring, December, pages 43-44

Soaring in Action
Mike Packard, (1992) Region 12 (California City Airport) Contest Report, January, pages 14-15
Jim Smolen, (1992) Region 6 North Contest (Ionia, MI), January, pages 16-17
Clyde Taylor, (1992) Region V South Soaring Contest (Cordele, GA), February, pages 16-17
Bill Hill, Racing on the One Oh Six (Region 9 to be this June in Moriarty, CA), April, pages 6-7
(1993) Region 5 North Contest (Chester, SC), August, pages 18-19
Billy Hill, (1993) Region Nine Championships (Tuscon, AZ), September, pages 11-12, 14
John Daniel, 1993 Region One Championships (Sugarbush, VT), September, pages 14, 16
Marty Hudson, (1993) Region 7 Meet (Vincennes, IL), October, pages 12, 15
Gary Kemp, (1993) Region 11 South Contest (Minden), November, pages 9-12
(1993) Region 6 South Contest (Caesar Creek), November, page 17
Al Thomas, (1993) Region 11 North Contest (Montague, CA), December, pages 11-12
Robert H. Richard, 1993 Region III Championships (Harris Hill), December, pages 12,14
Mark A. Macaulay, (1993) Region 10 Contest Completed (Brady, TX), December, pages 17-18

Rick Kasnoff, Advanced Soaring Composites American Spirit, January
Bill Anderson, Baby Bowlus at Vintage Sailplane Regatta at Hemet/Ryan, February
Mark D. LaCiura, Carbon Dragon Inflight above a Bright Yellow Waco Biplane at Mountain Valley Airport, March
Mike Cavanagh, Bill Patterson and Doug Houston Soar the Titcomb Basin in the Wind River Range near Ganett Peak, Pinedale, Wyoming, April
Maurice Jennings, Front View of Bill Hunt's 1-26 Properly Loaded onto an Open Trailer at the Caesar Creek Wright Memorial Glider Meet, May
Joseph Bennis, Collection of 15 Soaring License Plates, June
Yasuhiro Yama, Takashi Kato in an Inverted Flight Pilatus B4 at the Japan Shk Sports Exhibition at Hondo Airport, July
Jon Silengo, Ron Murphy in his Rollanden-Schneider LS-4a over Val-Air Soaring in Durango, CO, August
Chuck O'Mahony, Open Class Finisher Dropping Water, the US Team Group Shot, and the WGC-93 Logo, September
Douglas C. Sperr, Time Exposure of Spinning an ASK-21 above Turf Soaring School, October
David Leonard, Walt Lefford in his LS-6 above the Clouds near Woodland Park, CO, November
Steve Walker, Bill Bartell Flying a Schempp-Hirth Ventus at 150 mph through the Finish Gate at the Sailplane Enterprises Annual Spring Sports Class Soaring Contest, December

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