Soaring Magazine Index for 1994 organized by section

Soaring Magazine Index for 1994 organized by section

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Club & Chapter Chatter, George Thelen, Letter, New Products, Product Review, SSA in Action, Safety Corner, cover

Club & Chapter Chatter
Bob Nady, Getting Approval to Operate at Existing Airports, February, page 19
Bob Nady, SSA Eagle Program and Clubs, March, page 16
Bob Nady, Welcome to a Brand New Club, April, page 13
Bob Nady, Spin Experience Attracts Mythical Power Pilot, May, page 12
Bob Nady, CAP and NSF Solo Eleven, June, page 14
Bob Nady, Safety Sentinel for Your Club, July, page 16
Bob Nady, Getting and Keeping New Members, Also Instructors, and Safety, August, page 21
Bob Nady, Using SSA Rebate to Clubs Sepatately, September, page 10
Bob Nady, Trying a New Location, Visiting Other Clubs When Travelling, October, page 17
Bob Nady, Club/Chapter Sessions at Convention, Display of Brochures, November, page 21
Bob Nady, Why We Like to Fly Gliders, December, page 23

George Thelen
George Thelen, Flying Safety as a State of Mind (Inexperience, Hazardous Thoughts and Inspections), by Stan Hall, February, pages 42-44

Michael B. Cavanagh, Right Brain vs Left Brain (GPS vs Pilotage), January, page 2
Fernando J. Rueda, Let's Find a Way (to Locate Thermals Like NASA Does Windshear), January, page 2
William G. Hill, Alberquerque Soaring, Swimming and Diving Club (At Moriarty Airport), January, page 2
Guillermo Salinas Pliego, Mexico Has It All (at Francisco Lobo Airport in Monterrey), January, pages 2-3
Sterling Starr, Thanks to SSA for Immediate Action (on FAA Moratorium), January, page 3
Wally Raisanen, GPS Advantages, January, page 3
Del Blomquist, A Letter (of Thanks for Retrieve Help) to Juliet Pappa from 144, January, pages 3-4
George Thelen, Thelen Announces (Poetry) Competition, February, page 2
Karen Willat, Strobe Light No Answer (to Unmonitored Spoilers), February, page 2
Mark Morton, Georgia/Tennessee Race Series Concludes First Season, February, pages 2-3
Editor, An Apology to the Readers of Soaring Magazine, February, page 3
Neal H. Olshan, Shot From Up Top, February, page 3
Alan Reeter, POST vs AST, February, pages 4,9
Chuck Matson, (Housing Development) Progress and Gliding Can Co-Exist, February, page 9
James R. Harris, Assistance Requested (in Wave Training), February, pages 9-10
Knut Jorgensen, On Chickens and Buzzards, February, page 10
Ryan Marschark, A Grateful (Young) PGC Member Responds, February, page 10
Kenneth Pruchnick, Objects to Foreign Printer (of Soaring Calendar), February, page 10
Steele Lipe, Good (Cover) Photo (of a Low Pass), but Bad Example, March, page 2
Angus Thomson, Safety First (in Soaring Magazine Contents), March, page 2
David McVeigh, Questions Use of (Cover) Photo (of a Low Pass), March, page 2
Robert Clupper, On Sailplanes and Parachutes, March, page 2
Frank A. Zaic, Fond Memories (of the Early Days of Aero Club Albatross), March, pages 2-3
John B. Leavitt, A Question of (New Sailplane) Price, March, page 3
Gerdo Marsch, (Dutch Youth) Needs a Helping Hand, March, page 3
Chuck Griswold, I'd Rather Do It Myself, March, pages 3-4
André Volant, A Polish (Soaring) Trip is Possible, March, page 4
John A. Carter, More on a Take-Off Drill (Leave Access Cover in Cockpit Until Positive Control Check Completed), April, page 2
Justin Wills, Soaring and New Technology (GPS at Kiwiglide 94), April, pages 2-3
John H. Campbell, More Thanks (to Members) for (Their Youth Support) Effort, April, page 3
Dean Carswell, To Turn (After a Rope Break) - Now, Later or Ever?, April, page 3
Hans Disma, (Is the Russia 2) Another Phonix?, April, pages 3-4
Billy Singleton, Soaring (Laisater TG-4A) Exhibit Donated to (Southern Museum of Flight, a Birminghanm, AL) Museum, April, page 4
Bob Whittcomb, A Fitting End to "Old Dog's" (Richard A. Wolthers) Story, April, pages 4,8
Roy D. Clark, Jr., (Sailplane Airspeeds) a Useful Addition, April, page 8
Dan Pierson, Looking for Diamant Owners (to Celebrate Design), May, page 2
Wolfgang Siegel, America's Oldest Glider (the Baker-McMillen CADET) Ready For Takeoff, May, page 2
Mick Westbrook, Price (Question by Leavitt) Not the Point, May, pages 2-3
Mark Palmer, It Was a Great (Minden Summer Wave) Day!, May, page 3
Parmeet Kalra, A Chance to Promote the Sport (Donate Old Issues to Those Less Fortunate), May, page 3
Willi Jausch, Can You Recall (Hoedmaker's Gliding School in Germany)?, May, page 4
Elmer Mooring, Mach 15 Glider (in Safety Corner)! Oops (on Sink Rate Units)!, May, page 4
Flore Lambelin, (Youth) Willing To Trade (Homes), May, page 4
Orv Knarr, Remembering a Friend (Milton G. Johnson), May, page 4
John Stockwell, Says It's a Bum Rap (to Avoid Foreign Printers), June, page 2
Paul Oldershaw, Another Tie Noted (in 1935 US Nationals), June, page 2
Edward Slater, Help Preserve Torrey Pines (CA), June, page 2
Eric Striedieck, Sees Cover Shot (of a Low Pass) Differently, June, page 2
Tony Burton, Not Suprised at Tie Score (for 1993 Standard Class Nationals), June, page 2
William Bardick, More Than Meets the Eye, June, pages 2-3
Thomas Cassetta, Say No Sometimes (to Instruction Flight for No Reason), June, pages 3-4
Mark Holliday, Spoilers and Tows Discussed, June, page 4
Arthur Illiano, Jr., Has an Idea (for Spoiler Alarm), June, page 4
Phil Petmecky, Author Responds to (Carswell) Comments (on Author's Article), June, pages 4-5
John Potter, He Found a Positive Welcome (at the Soaring Club of Houston), July, page 2
John Bender, What a (87th) Birthday!, July, page 2
Chuck O'Mahony, An Oversight Corrected (on Hatcher Trophy Craftsman), July, page 2
Russ Gritzo, One of Several Responses (to Assist Kalra and Indian Soaring), July, page 2
Wil Schuemann, Thoughts on (Revitalizing) Competition, July, pages 2-3
Roy Cross, Could It Be (Frank Zaic Wrote Modellers Frank Zaic Year Book)?, July, pages 3-4
Steven Nichols, Thanks for the (Schempp-Hirth Factory) Help, July, page 4
Dick Larsen, In-Flight Emergency (with Sun-Block in the Eyes) Encountered, July, page 4
William M. Smoak, Another Possible Member (My Ten-Year-Old Son), July, page 6
Jean Wilson, Some People Hear the Music (Every Time They Fly!), July, pages 7-8
John H. Campbell, BFSS (Black Forest Soaring Society) Hosts Explorer (Scout)s, August, pages P. 2
John M. Cone, Spoiler Annunciator, August, page 2
Andy Magyar, Where Are the Women?, August, page 2
Stephen DuPont, Comment on "Safety Corner" (Compass Topic), August, pages 2-3
Chuck Jamieson, Says No To Open Dive Brake, August, page 3
Juan Batch, Let's Always Keep It (the Low Pass a) Safe (Altitude), August, pages 3-4
Jim Mara, Says No to Saying No (to Instruction Flight for No Reason), August, page 4
Dorthy Herzberg, Turned on (by Cleveland Soaring Society), August, page 4
Steven J. King, Responds to (Striedieck) Low Pass Letter, August, page 4
Jim Jenista, Goodbye to an Old Friend (the Prue 160), September, page 2
Bob Root, Caesar Creek's Fountain of Youth, September, page 2
Geoffrey D. Woodward, He's Upset (at Eric and William's Banter), September, pages 2-3
Jim McCarthy, Wants to Know Where the (Mitchell) A-10 Silver Eagle Was, September, page 3
Carsten Leuters, He (German Pilot) Wants to Soar the West, September, page 3
William Baird, Youngest Member (of Southern Eagles, Jonathan Baird) Makes Solo Flight (on 14th Birthday), September, pages 3-4
Eric Greenwell, Wants Advice on Radio and Antenna, September, page 4
Knut Kjenslie, An Older Pilot (Francis Kalinowski) Still Logs Lots of Hours, September, page 6
Phil Frisby, Misfortune Strikes South Africa Group, October, page 2
Skip Atwell, Good Time at Wabash Valley (Soaring Association in Lawrenceville, IL), October, pages 2-3
Ed Byars, On Dive Brakes and Baseball Caps, October, page 3
Carlton J. Walker, Jr., A Soaring Experience - Holland Style, October, pages 3-4
Bill Yancey, (Release by Bob Hupe in Minden from) Sailplane Prison (Without Lift in Kansas City), October, pages 5-6
Bill Yancey, Sailplane Prison (ie. Without Lift), October, pages 5-6
Steve Newfield, Soaring for Growth: a Game of Stick and Rudder, October, page 6
Marco Antonio, (Brazilian Student Seeks to Correspond with) Friends of SSA, October, page 6
Elsie F. Johnson, Correction Noted (Photo from Krosno KRO-3A, not a PW-5), October, page 6
Roland Herwig, Aviation Exploring Update (Scouts Can Fly), October, page 6
Hal Marcus, Safety Lacking at Airshow (Flight with Tail Dolly Attached), November, page 2
King Povenmire, (Safety Corner) Poetry Decision Questioned, November, page 2
John W. Glendening, Help (with Cloudstreet Details) Being Asked For, November, page 2
R.H. Swift, Thanks for the Memories (of Military Gliding), November, page 2
Jack McRae, Wilbur it is (, Not Wilber)!, November, page 3
T.R. Beasley, Wants (Computer Records) Information for Club, November, page 3
Lars Helmersson, Induced Drag of the AK-8 Project Clarified, November, page 3
R.F. Whelan, One Question, One Quibble (with Ewald and Reuter Article), November, pages 3-4
Richard H. Johnson, (Note to R.F.Whelan's Letter), November, page 4
Larry Kampa, He Found Montana, November, pages 4,6
Larry Nicholson, Lithuania Was Fun, November, page 6
Richard H. Johnson, Recommended Aerotowing and Release Procedures, November, pages 6,9
Richard Benbough, Missing Bowlus-Nelson Motorglider, November, page 9
Mark S. Graham, Remembers Caesar Creek (Forty Years Ago), November, pages 9-10
William G. Hill, An Open Letter to FAA Administrator David Hinson and the SSA Membership (About Airspace), November, pages 10-12
Ivan C. Snell, Another Heart Touched (by Hugh Whitney and Leigh Egbert), November, pages 12,14
B.J. Butler, Had Great Soaring Vacation (at Seminole-Lake, FL and Walterboro, SC and did painting to prove it), November, page 14
Knut Kjenslie, First Solo for All Ages (Three Generations at Seminole-Lake, FL), November, page 14
Les Sebald, Angel Flight?, November, page 14
Doug Bremner, Takes Exception to (Jamieson's) Letter, November, pages 14-15
Ken Barroll, World's Largest Glider (Boeing 747 "Spirit of Everett"), November, page 15
Irving Taylor, No Low Passes, November, page 15
Jim Mara, Keep It (the Cockpit) Simple, November, pages 15-16
Ken Bernard, Great Vacation (at High Country Soaring), November, page 17
Ken Bernard, Wants Information on Evolution of Classes, November, page 17
Sean T. Braxton, Thank You Turf Soaring, November, page 17
Phil Petmecky, Adding "E" mergency to Checklists, December, page 2
Dave Bradley, (Philadelphia Glider Council) Has Youth Program That Works, December, page 2
Bill Reuland, Has Magazines to Give Away, December, page 2
Lawrence Kampa, Jr., Oshkosh Had a Part of Glider History, December, page 2
Bill Dehon, Showing Off (in the Pattern) Can Be Hazardous, December, pages 2-3
Charlie Bourget, 12-Meter Sailplanes and the World Class Competition, December, pages 3-4
Hans-Werner Grosse, Safety and Sport at the World Championships, December, pages 4,6,9
John W. Glendening, The Wrights and the Rudder, December, page 4
Stephen J. Lindberg, He Likes to Fly (14-Year Old Nels Lindberg), December, page 9
Pat Costello, Thanks for the Past Ten Years, December, page 9
Frank J. Cherne, III, anonymous with glider lapel pin, December, page 9
Frank J. Cherne, III, Earl Butler, December, page 9
Frank J. Cherne, III, Chad Poland, December, page 9
D.C. Unwin, Anyone Have a Motorglider for Rent?, December, page 9

New Products
Icom's IC-A21 (Handheld Transceiver), April, page 12
EW Barograph and GPS Recorder, May, pages 14-15
Sun Protection Apparel, July, page 17
Electronic Battery Saver, August, page 21

Product Review
Trimble Flightmate Pro (GPS), February, page 20

SSA in Action
(Mike) Koerner Assumes Presidency of SSA, January, page 5
Dick Hitt, FAA Accident Prevention Seminar Held (at Bermuda High Soaring), January, page 5
Michael Slingluff, Rotax Powered Super Dimona Receives US. Type Certificate, January, pages 8-9
New Version of the DG-500 Two-Seat Sailplane, January, page 9
Ted Sharp, Unusual Greetings, January, page 9
Builders Join Together on (Ultralight Cumulus) Motorglider, January, pages 9-10
James R. Moser, 6th National Soaring Landmark (at Waynesboro, Virginia) Dedicated, January, pages 11-12
Results Announced on Contest Rules Committee Election, February, page 12
Elsie Johnson, Plans Announced for Soaring Camps (at Andrews-Murphy, NC), February, page 12
Cyndi Stephenson, Young Eagles in Flight (by named SSA Pilots), February, page 12
Best Fest '93 (at Atlanta, GA), February, page 12
Handheld (II Morrow 920) GPS Now Shipping, February, pages 12,15
Tony Burton, (Accident Analysis) News For Duster Owners, February, pages 16-17
Glider Flight Instructor Seminar Held (at Hobbs, NM), February, page 17
International Vintage Sailplane Meet in USA in 1995 (at Elmira, NY), February, pages 17-18
The Motorglider Market, An Assessment, February, pages 18-19
OSTIV Prizes, February, page 19
J.C. Treager, Limbach Changes Announced, February, page 19
Cambridge GPS at the '94 Standard Class Nationals, February, page 20
World News, German Universities Announce Summer Camp, March, page 5
Hotel Whiskey (Multi-Seat World Record Holder ASH-25) Has Not Retired, March, page 5
(10,000m) Rope to Pull (Sail)plane into Stratosphere, March, page 8
(MDM-1) "Quick Brown Fox", March, page 9
William Malpas, European Junior Gliding Championships Update, March, pages 9-10
Yasuhiro Yama, Japanese Women's Team Makes Debut, March, page 10
Lee Logan, PW-5 (Price) Update, March, page 10
II Morrow's Apollo 920-Leader of the Flock, March, page 10
Some Marriages Are Nearer to Heaven, March, pages 10-11
Strong Trains German Parachute Riggers, March, page 11
James W. Swinnich, Help Preserve Our Heritage (by Properly Documenting Your Activities), March, pages 11-12
Manfred Reinhardt, XXIV OSTIV Congress, Call for Papers, March, page 14
Bob Wander, Attention SSA Chapters and Business Members, March, page 15
1993 Kolstad Scholarship Winner Announced (Joe Walter), April, pages 9-10
1994 Kolstad Scholarship Winners Announced (Robert Paul Sabino and James R. Brown), April, pages 9-10
50 Years After D-Day, April, page 11
Carol Moe Fagan, Reunion Scheduled for Crystal Soaring, April, pages 12-13
Gross Sky Ghost (Youth Achievement) Award Nominations Being Accepted, April, page 13
Gary Kemp, Insurance Changes Announced (Addition of Engine Tear Down Option), May, page 5
Karl Striedieck, (1994) Contest Rules and Procedures Changed, May, page 5
Joe Volmar, (Adrian Soaring Club) Air Show Zealots, May, pages 5-6
Recruitment Awards Given at (1994) Convention, May, pages 6,9
Wilhelm Dirks, Glaser-Dirks DG-800B (MWAE Engine is Quieter), May, pages 9-10
Linda Mae Draper, New Zealand (Sight-seeing) Tour Package Offered, May, page 10
John Good, Club Class an Experiment for the 1994 Contest Season, May, pages 10-11
Group Genesis and BRS Make Announcement, May, pages 11-12
The National Soaring Museum: 25 Years of Flight and Still Climbing, May, pages 13-15
Wilhelm Dirks, DG-800 Now LBA Type Certified, June, pages by Wilhelm Dirks, pp. 9-10
Cyndi Stephenson, Call for Proposals on 1996 Contest Sites, June, page 6
Sterling Starr, Montana Calls Competition Pilots (to 1994 15-Meter Nationals), June, page 6
James W. Swinnich, Happenings at the National Soaring Museum (MacCready Presentation and 21st Ralph S. Barnaby Lecture by Stann Hall), June, page 6
Tim Smith, New Sailplane Desk Ornament (Model That Responds to Joystick), June, page 9
Washington (State) Barograph Center Changes (to Airtech Instrument), June, page 9
William Malpas, International News, From France to Corsica Again, June, page 10
FAI 1000 KM Diplomas (Now Total 244), June, page 10
George Nuse, Georgia Clubs Unite (Atlanta Soaring Club into Mid-Georgia Soaring Association), June, pages 10-11
John H. Campbell, Student Memberships (at $22/Year) Are Attractive, June, page 11
Michael Steckner, New Product Review - Lift/Director 100 Variometer, June, page 11
Charlie Spratt, Shaking Off the Snow, The 1994 Senior Nationals, July, page 9
James W. Swinnich, (Scouting) Youth at the National Soaring Museum, July, pages 9-11
International News, An Ejection Seat for the Sailplane Pilot, July, pages 11,13
Call for SSA (1998) Convention Sponsor, Don Kawal, July, page 13
Nutmeg Soaring Meet to be in (Springfield,) Vermont, July, page 13
Dresser Introduces New Tire, July, page 13
Tow Launch System(s of San Antonio, TX New Features) Update, July, pages 13-14
James Berry, Weather Service Company (Doppler Radar from Accu-Weather) Update, July, page 14
FAA Announces Action Plan (to Promote an Economic Upturn of Aviation), July, pages 14-15
J.H. Volmar, (Adrian) Soaring Club Celebrates 60th Birthday, July, page 15
John Campbell, SSA Announces "Cadet Youth Flight Scholarship", July, page 16
Wilhelm Dirks, The DG-303 Elan from Glaser-Dirks (Announced), July, page 17
From the FAI, Gliding, Three Men, One Record, August, page 17
Raul Blacksten, Frank Gross Restoration Award (for a Laister-Kauffman TG-4a), August, page 17
Peter J. Kelly, Jr., New Soaring Site (Lagoon Valley Soaring Williams, CA) Has Spectacular Soaring, August, pages 17-18
Simine Short, Another "Young Eagle" Launched (by Chicago Glider Club), August, page 20
Sport Aviation (of IA) Offers Neat Camping Experience, September, pages 6,9
James W. Swinnich, Whitney and Soaring (Youth Scholarship Award), September, pages 9-10
Yasuhiro Yama, My Dream to Fly Again (After Hang Gliding Accident) Comes True, September, page 11
Ultralight Motorglider Mini Stratton D-7, September, page 17
Raul Blacksten, One Score Years, Thirty Score Members: VSA Turns Twenty, October, pages 8-9
Gerhard Waibel, Changes Highlighted in ASW-24B, October, pages 10-11
Roger Archey, Apollo 920 GPS at Region 11 Contest, October, pages 11-12
Wilhelm Dirks, Maiden Flight of the DG-800B, October, pages 12, 14, 16
Skip Hockman, Genesis I Sailplane in Design News Magazine, October, pages 16-17
Pete Williams, SLSPA-A Status Report (275 Members Strong), October, pages 17-18
Call For (Aviation Psychology) Papers, November, page 18
Tom Knauff, Wedekind Safety Sleeve Available, November, pages 18-19
Elder Statesmen of Aviation Elected (William S. Ivans and Richard E. Schreder by NAA), November, page 19
James W. Swinnich, The National Soaring Museum Director's Report to the SSA Membership, November, pages 19-20
Steve Smith, Status Report from the SSA Contest Rules Committee, November, pages 20-21
Dean Carswell, Texas Soaring Association's 1994 Training Seminar, November, page 21
Bob Wander, SSA at Oshkosh, December, page 11
Mike Adams, More on Wedekind Safety Sleeve, December, page 11
Jeff Miller, He (Howard Blossom) Gave his Child a Home, December, pages 11-12
George Thelen, Glider Pilots Participate in the (FAA) '94 Poker Run, by Frank Reid, December, pages 12,14
Howard Burr, SHA Western Workshop, December, pages 14-15
PW-5 Agreement Signed by FAI, December, page 15
New Products: Protection for Your Sailplane (Solar Ventilators), December, page 23
New Products: Exercise Your Decision Making (with Competition Training System), December, pages 23-24
New Products: Soaring Innovations Introduces the Glide Navigator, December, page 24

Safety Corner
George Thelen, Spoilers-A Double-Edged Sword, by Bob Whelan, January, pages 41-43
George Thelen, Canopies (Opening on Tow), by Gary Reed and Garrett Calhoun, March, pages 45-46
George Thelen, Positive Control Checks, by Bob Whelan, April, pages 41-43
George Thelen, Living In.. a Vacuum (Tube)(, Airspace and Communications Ground School at Home)!, May, pages 43-47
George Thelen, Lost in the Ozone-Again (by the Magnetic Compass), by Dan Gudgel, June, pages 43-48
George Thelen, Pavlov's Dogs (Bad Habits and Good Habits), July, pages 47-48
George Thelen, Poetry Contest (A break from the normal routine), August, pages 45-50
George Thelen, The Nuts and Bolts of Soaring, by Elaine Cutri, September, pages 43-48
George Thelen, Preaching to the Choir (About Incidents), October, pages 46-48
George Thelen, on Waves, November, pages 33-36
Hans-Werner Grosse, Safety and Sport at the World Championships, December, pages 4,6,9
George Thelen, Glider Pilots Participate in the (FAA) '94 Poker Run, by Frank Reid, December, pages 12,14
George Thelen, (Goodbye to) Niner!, by Chris O'Callaghan, December, pages 38-40

Marc Arnold, Stemme S-10 in Powered Flight, January
Sheila Bouten, Roger McMakin Flying his Schleicher ASW-20 by Guadalupe Peak, February
Steve Hines, Bud Schumeier Launching his Siren PIK Motorglider, March
Joe Steinhauser, May 1951 Photo of a Schweizer 2-22, 1-23, and a Cinema Awaiting Tows at ChicagoLand Airport, April
Stephen Nesser, Watercolor of Red Tail Hawk in Flight with a Puchacz, May
Dereesa Purtell, Grob 103 Twin III SL Launching Over Aspen, CO, June
Phil Snider, Bruce Fox in L-33 Solo with Sunburst Wings, July
Mark Montague, Bob Barber Adorned with Multi-Colored Cap Awaiting a Tow on Asphalt in his Mosquito with Canopy Open, August
Jay Guerrero, Cliff Oliver in a Cirrus Above the Clouds and Beneath a Star Burst Sun, September
Steve Hines, Collage Featuring Les Horvath's Nimbus 3 Dumping Water Ballast at WSC91, October
Bill Anderson, Sunlight through the Wings of a Baby Bowlus at a Vintage Sailplane Meet, November
Craig Stanford, Diane Stanford Flying Her Red and Yellow Schweizer 1-34R, December

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