Soaring Magazine Index for 1997 organized by subject

Soaring Magazine Index for 1997 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, P, R, S, T, U, V, W, Y, None

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Advertising
Mark Kennedy, Soaring in Action: Please Note! (No) July Classified Ads, June, page 14
Convenience and Savings (with Soaring Classifieds), October, page 4
Aerobatics
Henning von Perbandt, My First Aerobatic Flight in a Glider, February, pages 26-27
Steve Coan, Soaring in Action: Coan/Payne Train USAF(Instructors at Academy for Aerobatics), June, page 9
Aerodynamics
Bruce Carmichael, SSA in Action: "Low Speed Airfoils" by Dieter Althaus, January, pages 14-15
Oran W. Nicks, Energy Management - The Key to Successful Soaring, May, pages 29-33
Bruce Carmichael, Key Developments in the Evolution of Soaring, July, pages 15-17
Oran Nicks, Additional (Energy Management Article) Information, September, page 3
Mark Kennedy, Correction and Apology (for an Energy Management Article Correction Error), November, page 3
Flight Tests
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the PW-5 World Class Sailplane, April, pages 19-23
Richard H. Johnson, An Oil Flow Study and Turbulator Installation on a Schweizer 1-26 Wing, May, pages 16-19
Richard H. Johnson, The Effect of Wing Root Fairings on Russia AC-4 Performance, June, pages 30-33
Aerospace Education
Fernando Rueda, Let's Get with It (Like Norway and Attract Young People), January, page 3
Steve Loudon, The Sport Soars on (as Pilot is Introduced to Soaring and Three Generations Fly!), February, page 3
Stephen Nesser, ACE Academy (by Minnesota Soaring Club), February, pages 7-8
Charles Gray, A Friendly Welcome (to a New Soaring Pilot), March, pages 4,6
Charles Davis, Promoting Sport (Through Establishing a Video Library), March, page 6
Bob Maronede, (Silveira) Issue Resolved, March, pages 6-7
Jan Scott, More on Norway, April, page 4
Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs
Dean Carswell, Soar in Texas?, January, page 10
Stephen Nesser, ACE Academy (by Minnesota Soaring Club), February, pages 7-8
Jamie Shore, One View (of Soaring's Goals, Local vs Cross-Country), May, page 3
Walter C. Pleasants, World War II Glider Pilots Soar Over Central Florida (With Tampa Bay Soaring Society), October, pages 8-9
David Newill, A Three Peat for Teens (by the Central Indiana Soaring Society), November, pages 12, 14
1-26 Association
Ron Sutton, A Day in the Life of a 1-26 Jockey, February, pages 23-25
Civil Air Patrol
John H. Campbell, SSA and Civil Air Patrol, August, pages 25-27
Five (Years) in a Row (for New Mexico Glider Encampment), September, pages 7-9
George Long, Report From Cadet (Who Soloed), November, pages 18-19
Freedom's Wings
Ray Temchus, (Injured Helicopter Pilot is) Back in the Air, March, page 6
National Soaring Foundation
James W. Swinnich, William Gallagher, and Carla Page, The National Soaring Museum, Elmira, New York, 1997 in Pictures, November, pages 33-34
National Soaring Museum
James W. Swinnich, NSM Report (on Museum Grants), January, page 7
David Habercom and Margaret Rappaport, WSCA Fall (1996) Meeting (at the NSM), February, pages 9-10
James Swinnich, New Exhibit (of Radio Controlled Model Sailplane) at NSM, April, pages 7-8
James W. Swinnich, NSM in Action, June, page 15
Carla Page, NSM Offers Permanent Remembrance of Soaring Friends, August, page 18
New (Scale Model)Exhibits at NSM, September, pages 9-10
Bruce H. Carmichael, Flying Wing Symposium (at Annual Designers/ Builders Exhibit at NSM), December, pages 9, 11-12
Landmark
Simine and Jim Short, A Landmark (Ninth National Soaring Landmark) in the Pacific (Hawaii), April, pages 8-9
Soaring Safety Foundation
Dean Carswell, Soaring Safety Seminar (at the Convention), January, page 7
Billy Singleton, Sailplane Safety: NTSB Accident Summaries, Collision Avoidance Planning, Focus on Instructors Training Accidents, and When Are We Most At Risk?,, January, pages 38-40
Billy Singleton, Sailplane Safety: NTSB Accident Summaries, 1996 Accident Review, Communicating for Safety, and Soaring, April, pages 43-46
Billy Singleton, Soaring in Action: Soaring Safety Foundation Safety Alert (for BG-12s), September, page 9
Billy Singleton, Sailplane Safety: What Has the SSF Done for Me Lately? NTSB Summaries, Probable Cause, Focus on Instructors, October, pages 41-44
Vintage Aircraft
George Applebay, (Southwest Vintage and Classic) Rally Scheduled (at Moriarty), January, page 8
Jim Kellett, DuPont Memorial Regatta (Hosted by Skyline Soaring), January, pages 8-9
VSA
Bob Gaines, (Phoebus C) Gift (of Bob Ross and Ron Lawson) Appreciated (by VSA), August, page 3
World Class Soaring Association
David Habercom and Margaret Rappaport, WSCA Fall (1996) Meeting (at the NSM), February, pages 9-10
Bernald Smith, PW-5 (FAA Certification) Report, March, page 3
David Habercom, PW-5 Competition Announced (for Mifflin County in Pennsylvania), April, page 11
François G. Pin, The First US "World Class" National Soaring Championship (at Mifflin County, PA), September, pages 13-14, 16-17
WSPA
Christine Zuba, Wisconsin Soaring (Action Soaring Completes First Year of Soaring), February, page 7
Chris Schnier, 1997 WSPA Seminar (held at Caesar Creek Soaring Club), November, pages 15, 17-18
Chris Schnier, Hangar Soaring Turns 25, December, page 9
Airports
Ron Martelet, (Hinckley, IL) Airport, December, pages 29-31
Airspace
Larry Sanderson, Not Over My Park You Don't.., February, page 2
Carl B. Jordan, George Challenged (on Flying In/Near Clouds), August, pages 7-8
George Thelen, George Responds (to Jordan), August, page 8
Larry Sanderson, The Sky is Falling (as the Reese MOA Floor Lowers), November, page 2
F.H. Smith, (Triggering) Wave Clouds, November, page 3
John Shelton, Another Opinion (of Airspace and Cloud Clearance), November, pages 3-4
Pete Engelskirger, The Fight is on (Re: Tall Towers), November, pages 4-5
Don Toeppen, A Different View (of Airspace and Cloud Clearance), November, pages 5-6
Art
(FAI 1997 International) Aviation Art Contest (for Youth), February, page 5
Max Bishop, FAI 1998 Young Artists Contest, December, page 9
Awards
Chuck O'Mahony, The Silver Anniversary SSA Convention Photo Gallery, April, page 17
Badge Flights
Michael Steckner, Corrections Noted (to Diamond Days in the USA), January, page 3
Joel R. Cornell, The Ladybug, the Compass, Gardyloo and the Eagle, April, pages 30-32
Jim Kellett, Let's Take It Nice and Easy... (.... And Make All The Stops Along The Way), August, pages 30-32
Sanjay Acharya, Soaring Ashram in the Estrellas, October, pages 12-15
Jim Payne, Hank Marlowe, and Ira Philips, Jr., The 1996 SSA Distance Awards: Air Force Repeats (Triangles, 500km O&R, Barringer Trophy and Ridge Running), December, page 999
Badge Requirements
Judy Lincoln, Badge and Record News (Latest Forms Dated October 1, 1996), January, page 9
Bruno Gatenbrink, A New Task in Competition Soaring, February, pages 19-20
Judy Lincoln, Hey! Cross Country Pilots!, April, page 41
Ross MacIntyre, IGC Sporting Code Revision (Solicitation), August, pages 3-4
Judy Ruprecht, FAI Approved Equipment, August, page 45
Larry Sanderson, Let's Go Badge Flying, December, page 2
Distance Awards
Jim Payne, Hank Marlowe, and Ira Phillips, Jr., The 1996 SSA Distance Awards: Air Force Repeats (Triangles, 500km O&R, Barringer Trophy and Ridge Running), December, pages 37-39
Hall of Fame
New (Soaring) Hall of Fame Inductees (Gene Hammond and Carl Herold), March, pages 9-10
Larry Sanderson, The Soaring Hall of Fame, May, page 2
Lincoln Award
Janell Sullivan, (1994-95 Lincoln Award) Winner Announced, June, page 8
Janell Sullivan, Lincoln Award Competition, August, page 9
Records and Record Flights
2 Pilots (Striedieck and Good), 2 Flights, One Great Day (April 18) and 10 Records, June, page 9

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Business Members
Christine Zuba, Wisconsin Soaring (Action Soaring Completes First Year of Soaring), February, page 7
(Diamond Aircraft) Expansion Announced, March, page 10
Bob Thompson, Turf Soaring (after 30 Years), March, pages 14-15
Bob Sanders, Stemme USA Expands, September, page 10

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Camps
Greg Godsey, (Cross-Country) Camps (Like Air Scapes) Are Great, June, page 3
Dick Johnson, 1997 Marfa ( Texas Thermal and Wave) Camp, June, pages 9-10
Cloud Flying
John E. Jenista, Using the Compass, January, page 3
Commentary
Gene Hammond, Ramblings of a Grouchy Husband, January, page 4
Communications
Billy Singleton, Sailplane Safety: NTSB Accident Summaries, Communicating for Safety, and CZoaring, April, pages 43-46
George Thelen, Dear Flabby (Contrasting Colors, Rudder Waggles, and the Convention), May, pages 41-42
Editor, (Letters Submitted to Soaring Mail), August, page 8
Gene Hammond, Learn Those Signals, August, page 8
Competitions
Bruno Gatenbrink, A New Task in Competition Soaring, February, pages 19-20
John Seymour, To PST (Pilot Selected Task).. Long Live the PST, March, pages 36,39
Bill Bartell, Or Not To PST (Pilot Selected Task).. a View of Competition Soaring, March, pages 37-39
Norman H. Ellison, New Tasks in Competition Soaring, May, page 2
Karl Striedieck, (1996 SRA) Poll Results and (Competition) Rule Changes, May, pages 7-8
Local
Mike Parker, El Tiro (Arizona) Dash, January, page 10
Paddy S. Welles, Keeping a Good Thing Going: Fifty-Two Years of Snowbird Meets, March, pages 18-23
Motorgliders
Pete Williams, 18-Meter New Generation (and Auxiliary Powered Integration), March, pages 15-16
National
John Good, (Competition) Pilot Ranking List on SSA Homepage, June, page 7
Mike Finegan and Roger Gomoll, (15-Meter) Racing in Minnesota? Yeah, You Betcha!, September, pages 23-26
Rand Baldwin, The Cordele Ordeal, The 1997 Standard Class Nationals, June 10-19, 1997, Crisp County Airport, Cordele, GA, November, pages 27-31
Raul Blacksten, Wichita Falls Mini-Reunion (of 1947 US Nationals Attendees), December, page 3
Charlie Spratt, Open and Sports Class Nationals at Minden, December, pages 24-27
Seniors
John Good, The 1997 Senior Championships, August, pages 15-17
Regional
John Molumphy, 1996 Region 4 South Contest (New Castle, VA), January, pages 15-16
(1997) Region 3 Fee Changed, June, page 16
Butch Thompson, (1997) Region 2 Contest Report (Mifflin County), August, pages 17-18
Paul F. DeMeester, (1997) Region 11 Contest (Montague, CA), September, pages 10-11, 13
Bob Dittert, (1997) Region 9 Ends in Tragic Loss, October, pages 9-11
John Boyce, 1997 Region One Soaring Championships (Springfield, VT), November, pages 19-20
Bertha Ryan, (1997) Region 12 Contest (Inyokern, CA), November, pages 20-21
Paddy Welles, (1997) Region 3 Contest Report (Harris Hill), December, pages 19-20
(1997) Region 6 South (Waynesville, OH), December, pages 20-21
World
US Team
Karen Thompson, Team (Group) Tour (for 1997 WSC in St Auban) Announced, February, page 7
Martin Johnson, Team Deserves Support (at St Auban), August, page 8
Mark Huffstutler, Sweepstakes Winners, August, page 9
Computers and the Internet
Norman H. Ellison, New Tasks in Competition Soaring, May, page 2
John Shewchuk, New Raob 40 Computer Program, May, pages 8-9
John Good, (Competition) Pilot Ranking List on SSA Homepage, June, page 7
How to Contact the SSA:, June, page 12
How to Contact the SSA:, November, page 21
How to Contact the SSA:, December, page 18
Conventions
Dean Carswell, Soaring Safety Seminar (at the Convention), January, page 7
Don Kawal, Call For SSA (2000) Convention Sponsors, April, page 7
Chuck O'Mahony, Hi-HOOOOO, Silver!, The Silver Anniversary SSA Convention (In Arlington, TX), April, pages 14-18
Chuck O'Mahony, The Silver Anniversary SSA Convention Photo Gallery, April, page 17
George Thelen, Dear Flabby (Contrasting Colors, Rudder Waggles, and the Convention), May, pages 41-42
1998 Convention (by Willamette Valley Soaring), June, page 9
Portland Update (Double Tree Hotel at Lloyd Center), October, page 8
Don Kawal, Call For SSA (2002 and 2003) Convention Sponsors, December, page 21
Cover
John Sullivan, Air Sailing's Schweizer 2-32 Piloted by Charlie Haynes with his Wife; Chase Pilot is Bob McKay, January, cover
John Neel, Scimitar Prototype Landed 12 Miles from Estrella by Chip Garner, February, cover
Steve Hines, Ray Gimmey in his Nimbus 3 Crossing the Finish Gate, March, cover
Hicham Hobeika, André Pepin and his DG-600 in Tow with the Montreal Soaring Council L-19 Tow Plane with Lake and Mountains in Background, April, cover
Steve Hines, Gary Ittner and his Ventus in Flight Over Hobbs, NM, May, cover
Jackie Payne, A Discus on the Ground at Sunset in the Southern Sierra-Nevada Mountains, June, cover
John Sullivan, Rolladen-Schneider LS-3 at Rest Under a Rainbow Between It and the Mountains, August, cover
Chuck O'Mahoney, US Team Member Gary Ittner in his Ventus CA over St Auban, France, September, cover
Larry Sanderson, Dennis Ivans Takes Off in a Nimbus 4DM at the Flying M Ranch, October, cover
Richard Thornton, Bright Orange Schweizer 2-33 Soaring Over Tehachapi, CA, November, cover
Steve Hines, Ray Gimmey in his Nimbus 3 Dropping Ballast Water, December, cover
Credits/Appreciation
Nathan Maloy, Thanks for Your Help (Letter Received), February, pages 4-5
John Campbell, Thanks for Your Help (Cadet Youth Flight Cadet Scholarship Winner Letter Received), February, pages 4-5
Charles Gray, A Friendly Welcome (to a New Soaring Pilot), March, pages 4,6
Jack Heinemann, Done For Winter (in Wisconsin), March, page 7
Mark Kennedy, From the Staff of Soaring Magazine (Congratulations and Thank You to Dean Carswell), July, page 9
Jonathan Fox, Thanks, Friend (William Harris)!, August, page 5
Steve Fischer, Thanks to Volunteers (at 15M Nationals: Charlie Spratt and Bob Nady), August, page 7
Ron Clarke, Thanks for (the Help with the) Sailplane Directory, September, page 7
John Pillatsch, Like Father, like Son (and credits to their CFIG), October, page 3
Red Rivers, Kudos to Charlie (Spratt as Contest Director for Region 10), November, page 8
Kimberly Heidt, A Model of Service, The Life of John D. Ryan, 1925-1997, November, pages 25-26
Crewing
Charlie Spratt, Record Crewing, March, pages 26-27
Cross Country Soaring
Ron Clarke, The Best Soaring Vacation Ever (from California to Illinois), February, pages 30-33
Joel R. Cornell, The Ladybug, the Compass, Gardyloo and the Eagle, April, pages 30-32
Jamie Shore, One View (of Soaring's Goals, Local vs Cross-Country), May, page 3
Greg Godsey, (Cross-Country) Camps (Like Air Scapes) Are Great, June, page 3
Air Sailing (Cross Country) Camp Concludes, December, page 9

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Equipment
Parachutes
Michael Friend, A Ballistic Parachute Installation for the Russia 126 Glider, October, pages 30-33
Radios
Jim Short, Some (Older) Transceivers Outlawed, March, page 9
George Thelen, Operations (at Airports with Intersecting Runways, Unicoms, Motorgliders, and Older Pilots), November, pages 36-38
Release Mechanisms
Chad Cooper, (Blanik Premature) Tow Release, March, page 3
Errata
Michael Steckner, Corrections Noted (to Diamond Days in the USA), January, page 3
Editor, Correction on Photo Credit, January, page 9
Correction (for Region V Director Telephone) Noted, April, page 7
Nancy Graham, 1997 Member Resource Book Available, June, page 7
Oran Nicks, Additional (Energy Management Article) Information, September, page 3
Chuck Jamieson, Questions (Thelen's Inspection) Information, September, page 3
Gene Hammond, Correction to (14 CFR) Part 61, October, page 7
Mark Kennedy, Correction and Apology (for an Energy Management Article Correction Error), November, page 3
Stan A. Hall, (Nomograph) Wording Corrected, November, page 4
Esprit de Corps
Dave Treinis, (One Photo After Landing) Says It All, June, page 4
Brad Ruda, The Wonder of It All, June, pages 26-29
Marc Mott, Having Fun (in the Air at Silverado Soaring), December, page 3
Ron Martelet, (Hinckley, IL) Airport, December, pages 29-31
Exhibits/Displays/Fairs
Gene Hammond, SSA at Sun 'N Fun, June, pages 7-8
Expeditions
Ron Poe, (Alvord Desert Safari) Memories Verified, January, page 3
Peter Kelly, (Southwestern US) Safari - April, 1997, August, pages 9-10, 12, 15

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Family
Steve Loudon, The Sport Soars on (as Pilot is Introduced to Soaring and Three Generations Fly!), February, page 3
Pamela Bean, Beyond the Picnic Table (at Stowe Soaring, VT), August, page 7
John Pillatsch, Like Father, like Son (and credits to their CFIG), October, page 3
George D. Burns, First Flight (at Fourteenth Birthday for Christopher Burns), November, pages 6-7
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
FAA Administrator (Hinson) Recognized (by NCAE), January, page 15
Bernald Smith, PW-5 (FAA Certification) Report, March, page 3
Jim Short, FAA Issues Type Certificate (for Polish Puchaz SZD 50-3), March, page 9
George Thelen, Tempus Fuget (Time Flies) (and it's Time for a BFR, Aircraft Annual, Parachute Repack, Oxygen Test, or Transponder Check), June, pages 37-39
Jim Short, SSA's Private Pilot Exemption (for Tow Pilots) Extended, August, page 9
Stemme S10VT Completes (LBA and FAA) Certification Flights, August, page 19
Chuck Jamieson, Questions (Thelen's Inspection) Information, September, page 3
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Jim Short, Some (Older) Transceivers Outlawed, March, page 9
Flight Instructors
Billy Singleton, Sailplane Safety: What Has the SSF Done for Me Lately? NTSB Summaries, Probable Cause, Focus on Instructors, October, pages 41-44
Food
Frank Elber, Blue Ridge Shares (Proven Recipes), June, page 3

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Ground Schools
Dean Carswell, Soaring Safety Seminar (at the Convention), January, page 7
Dean Carswell, TSA (Annual Ground and Flight Training) Seminar (Scheduled), February, page 7
Greg Godsey, (Cross-Country) Camps (Like Air Scapes) Are Great, June, page 3
Margaret Rappaport, (First Annual Sailplane) Safety Seminar (Held in Lakeland, FL), June, pages 8-9

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Handicapped Accomplishments
Ray Temchus, (Injured Helicopter Pilot is) Back in the Air, March, page 6
History
Paddy S. Welles, Keeping a Good Thing Going: Fifty-Two Years of Snowbird Meets, March, pages 18-23
Mark Loebner, Charlie McAllister, (and the) The Spirit of Yakima, March, pages 30-33
Simine and Jim Short, A Landmark (Ninth National Soaring Landmark) in the Pacific (Hawaii), April, pages 8-9
Raul Blacksten, Wichita Falls Mini-Reunion (of 1947 US Nationals Attendees), December, page 3

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Instruction
John E. Jenista, Using the Compass, January, page 3
Les Sebald, More on (the Truckee) Mid-Air, March, page 4
Aerospace Education
David Newill, A Three Peat for Teens (by the Central Indiana Soaring Society), November, pages 12, 14
Flight Instructors
Billy Singleton, Sailplane Safety: NTSB Accident Summaries, Collision Avoidance Planning, Focus on Instructors Training Accidents, and When Are We Most At Risk?,, January, pages 38-40
Soaring in Action: Derek (Johnson) Retires, February, page 8
Steve Coan, Soaring in Action: Coan/Payne Train USAF(Instructors at Academy for Aerobatics), June, page 9
Ground Schools
Dean Carswell, TSA (1997 Ground and Flight) Training Seminar (A Success), December, pages 18-19
Insurance
David J. Dougall, More Insurance Information, January, page 4
David Volkmann, SSA Group (Hull and Liability) Insurance, January, page 7
Pat Costello, Glider Hull Loss Adjustment, January, page 22
David Volkmann, New (Liability Limits, Winter Storage Credits for Towplanes, etc) on Group Insurance, February, page 7
Bob Greenblatt, More Insurance (for Individual Owners from Aero Insurance), February, pages 8-9
Insurance Options (for More Passenger Coverage), June, page 10
Pat Costello, Being At Fault, October, pages 7-8
Pat Costello, Recent Evolution in Aviation Insurance (Carriers and Brokers), November, page 11
International
François Pin, How Lucky Can One Be (To Team Fly at St Auban)?, January, pages 27-30
Jack Wyman, Is It (St Auban) Too Dangerous?, May, page 4
Larry Sanderson, SSA Solicits Proposals to Host WSC 2003, June, page 7
French Teams Dominate World Championships, August, page 18
Chuck O'Mahony, A Team Effort (1997 WGC at St Auban, France), September, pages 28-38
Sites
François Pin, How Lucky Can One Be (To Team Fly at St Auban)?, January, pages 27-30
Martin Johnson, St Auban-Revisited!, January, pages 28-29
Jacques Naviaux, Soaring in Namibia, March, pages 10,12
Jan Scott, More on Norway, April, page 4
Greetings From Croatia (Flight Club Osijek), April, page 5
Jack Wyman, Is It (St Auban) Too Dangerous?, May, page 4
Henning von Perbandt, Soaring the Rainbow Nation (South Africa), June, pages 12-14
Ali E. Guvenoz, Where The Games Are (Inonu, Turkey), August, page 5
Keith Simmons, Just Two Flights, October, pages 16-18
Austalia
Russell White, Morning Glory (at the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia), January, pages 18-21

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Launching
Aerotow
Thomas Knauff, Canopy Open on Tow, February, pages 21-22
George Thelen, Dogs Can So Climb Trees.. but It Takes Two Firemen to Get Them Down, by Maynard Hirshon, March, pages 42-43
John Joss, Canopy (Open on Tow Article) Comment, April, page 3
George Thelen, Dear Flabby (Contrasting Colors, Rudder Waggles, and the Convention), May, pages 41-42
Jim Short, SSA's Private Pilot Exemption (for Tow Pilots) Extended, August, page 9
George Thelen, Unintended Consequences (Fire from Sun's Rays Through Canopy, Canopy Smashed by Tow Ring, and Recalcitrant Water Bottle), December, pages 41-43
Towplanes
Lorinza Henry, Pawnee Mod (STC) News, January, pages 10-11
David Volkmann, New (Liability Limits, Winter Storage Credits for Towplanes, etc) on Group Insurance, February, page 7
More Pawnee (Wing Attachment Fitting STC Information), February, page 8
(Diamond Aircraft) Expansion Announced, March, page 10
Literature
Humor
Brian Hollington, (Thermaling) Thoughts Revived, June, page 4
Inspiration
Steve Loudon, The Sport Soars on (as Pilot is Introduced to Soaring and Three Generations Fly!), February, page 3
Chip Garner, A Glider Ride, June, pages 24-25

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Maintenance and Improvements
Lorinza Henry, Pawnee Mod (STC) News, January, pages 10-11
More Pawnee (Wing Attachment Fitting STC Information), February, page 8
George Thelen, Tempus Fuget (Time Flies) (and it's Time for a BFR, Aircraft Annual, Parachute Repack, Oxygen Test, or Transponder Check), June, pages 37-39
Chuck Jamieson, Questions (Thelen's Inspection) Information, September, page 3
Stanley A. Hall, Hopes (Nomograph) Information Will Help, September, pages 3-4
Billy Singleton, Soaring in Action: Soaring Safety Foundation Safety Alert (for BG-12s), September, page 9
Udo Rumpf, Super HP-18 Project Outline, October, pages 27-29
Stan A. Hall, (Nomograph) Wording Corrected, November, page 4
Gregg R. Irvine, Check It First (Open Spoiler Warning Light), November, pages 7-8
Meteorology
News on Weather Site, January, pages 12, 14
Russell White, Morning Glory (at the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia), January, pages 18-21
John Shewchuk, New Raob 40 Computer Program, May, pages 8-9
Tillmann Steckner, Do Some Secrets of Soaring Still Lie in the Dark? Shadow Soaring, June, pages 18-22
John Joss, To..or Not To (Go in Severe Turbulence)!, August, page 4
Russ Pearson, What is Trigger (Temperature)?, October, pages 23-25
Don Toeppen, A Different View (of Airspace and Cloud Clearance), November, pages 5-6
New Video From Sporty's Academy "Turbulence" by Richard Collins, December, pages 17-18
Lightning
Tom Hardy, Lightning Inquiry, February, page 3
Models
James Swinnich, New Exhibit (of Radio Controlled Model Sailplane) at NSM, April, pages 7-8
New (Scale Model)Exhibits at NSM, September, pages 9-10
Motorgliders
Russell White, Morning Glory (at the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia), January, pages 18-21
Bob Moore, Needed: a Two-Place 18-Meter SLS, October, pages 3-4
Pete Williams, Motorgliders Abound (at Minden, Nevada), November, page 5
Stemme S10
Stemme S10VT Completes (LBA and FAA) Certification Flights, August, page 15
Bob Sanders, Stemme USA Expands, September, page 10
Turbocharged Stemme S10VT (LBA) Certified, December, page 18
Museums
George Applebay, Why Another Soaring Museum?, May, pages 20-22
Raul Blacksten, A Report from Western Regional Development Committee (WRDC), May, page 23

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Patterns and Landings
Joseph Mancusi, Comments on (Apparent Wingtip) Motion (in the Pattern), January, pages 3-4
Gil Fitzhugh, Questions (Crosswind Approaches and Landings) Article, January, pages 4-5
Bob Davis, (Crosswind Approaches and Landings) Author Responds, January, page 5
Billy Singleton, Sailplane Safety: NTSB Accident Summaries, Collision Avoidance Planning, Focus on Instructors Training Accidents, and When Are We Most At Risk?,, January, pages 38-40
Sergio Colacevich, Don't Look At The Wingtip (in the Pattern), April, page 4
People
Howard C. Blossom
SSA Member (Howard C. Blossom) Named (to Anti-Drug-Abuse Education Fund), January, pages 7-8
Derek Johnson
Derek (Johnson) Retires, February, page 8
Charlie McAllister
Mark Loebner, Charlie McAllister, (and the) The Spirit of Yakima, March, pages 30-33
Story Musgrave
One Glider Pilot to Another (Story Musgrave/Phil Petmecky), March, page 14
John D. Ryan
Kimberly Heidt, A Model of Service, The Life of John D. Ryan, 1925-1997, November, pages 25-26
Photography
Peter C. King, A $2 Camera Mount!!, May, page 36
Pilot Certification
George Thelen, Tempus Fuget (Time Flies) (and it's Time for a BFR, Aircraft Annual, Parachute Repack, Oxygen Test, or Transponder Check), June, pages 37-39
Gene Hammond, Pilot (14 CFR 61)Certification Rules Change (as of August 4, 1997), September, pages 19-21
Gene Hammond, Correction to (14 CFR) Part 61, October, page 7
Don Voyles, Age is Factor (in Flights to Solo), November, page 7
Pilot Reports
Dean Carswell, The Low-Time Pilot in the PW-5 World Class Sailplane, April, pages 23-25
Wade H. Nelson, The Gimli Glider, October, pages 19-22
Promotions
Fernando Rueda, Let's Get with It (Like Norway and Attract Young People), January, page 3
Steve Loudon, The Sport Soars on (as Pilot is Introduced to Soaring and Three Generations Fly!), February, page 3
Charles Gray, A Friendly Welcome (to a New Soaring Pilot), March, pages 4,6
Charles Davis, Promoting Sport (Through Establishing a Video Library), March, page 6
Bob Maronede, (Silveira) Issue Resolved, March, pages 6-7
Jan Scott, More on Norway, April, page 4
Psychology
Alan K. Reeter, Mental Techniques, May, pages 24-28
Publications
Nancy Graham, (SSA Member) Resource Book Available, January, pages 9-10
Bob Wander, Soaring in America Now Available from SSA, January, page 16
1997 Sailplane Directory (Announcement), February, page 10
Mark Kennedy, A New Look At Soaring Magazine, May, page 7
Nancy Graham, 1997 Member Resource Book Available, June, page 7
Dean Carswell, Introduction to the 1997 Sailplane Directory, July, pages 8-10
Ron Clarke, Thanks for (the Help with the) Sailplane Directory, September, page 7
The Long Wait is Over (for Full-Color, 12-page Soaring Merchandise Catalog), October, page 11
Chris Schnier, Hangar Soaring Turns 25, December, page 9
Technical Soaring
Do You Have a Desire to Read More Technical Material About Soaring?, November, page 22
Publicity
Phil Petmecky, Good Publicity, April, page 4

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Restorations
Lloyd G. Kaufman, (Heartland Military Museum) Needs Help (with LK-10), February, page 3

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Safety
Charles Vorsanger, On (Thelen's) Safety and Youth, March, pages 3-4
George Thelen, Dogs Can So Climb Trees.. but It Takes Two Firemen to Get Them Down, by Maynard Hirshon, March, pages 42-43
Bob Nady, Safety Seminars and Accident Safety Counselors, April, page 10
Billy Singleton, Sailplane Safety: NTSB Accident Summaries, Communicating for Safety, and CZoaring, April, pages 43-46
George Thelen, Safety Seminar, by Margaret Rappaport, June, pages 8-9
Margaret Rappaport, (First Annual Sailplane) Safety Seminar (Held in Lakeland, FL), June, pages 8-9
George Thelen, Tempus Fuget (Time Flies) (and it's Time for a BFR, Aircraft Annual, Parachute Repack, Oxygen Test, or Transponder Check), June, pages 37-39
John Joss, To..or Not To (Go in Severe Turbulence)!, August, page 4
Billy Singleton, Sailplane Safety: What Has the SSF Done for Me Lately? NTSB Summaries, Probable Cause, Focus on Instructors, October, pages 41-44
Accidents/Incidents
Billy Singleton, Sailplane Safety: NTSB Accident Summaries, Collision Avoidance Planning, Focus on Instructors Training Accidents, and When Are We Most At Risk?,, January, pages 38-40
Billy Singleton, Sailplane Safety: NTSB Accident Summaries, 1996 Accident Review, Communicating for Safety, and Soaring, April, pages 43-46
Billy Singleton, Sailplane Safety: NTSB Summaries, Deja Vu, Training the Way We Fly, August, pages 37-38
Billy Singleton, Sailplane Safety: What Has the SSF Done for Me Lately? NTSB Summaries, Probable Cause, Focus on Instructors, October, pages 41-44
Airports
George Thelen, Operations (at Airports with Intersecting Runways, Unicoms, Motorgliders, and Older Pilots), November, pages 36-38
Canopies
Thomas Knauff, Canopy Open on Tow, February, pages 21-22
Checklists
Mark Dunning, A 3-Seat Lark? (Or Surprise Passengers When Preflight/Checklist is Incomplete), December, pages 3-4
Collision Avoidance
Billy Singleton, Sailplane Safety: NTSB Accident Summaries, Collision Avoidance Planning, Focus on Instructors Training Accidents, and When Are We Most At Risk?,, January, pages 38-40
George Thelen, Mid-Air in the (Sierra Nevada) Mountains (Near Truckee, CA), by Bill Chilcott, January, pages 41-42
Les Sebald, More on (the Truckee) Mid-Air, March, page 4
George Thelen, Dear Flabby (Contrasting Colors, Rudder Waggles, and the Convention), May, pages 41-42
Launching
Aerotows
George Thelen, Dual Tows, by Peter Kelly, April, pages 36-37
Lightning
George Thelen, Lightning Strikes Twice, by Allan V. Martini, February, pages 43-44
Outlandings
George Thelen, Having Your Hands Full (at Takeoff and Off Field Landing Times), September, pages 40-42
George Thelen, Power Lines vs. Off Field Landings, October, pages 38-40
Preflight
Mark Dunning, A 3-Seat Lark? (Or Surprise Passengers When Preflight/Checklist is Incomplete), December, pages 3-4
Seniors
George Thelen, a Few Days in April and May (and Older Pilot's Decision Making), August, pages 39-41
Sailplane
Instruments
Tim Mara, GR1000 GPS Flight Recorder, January, page 14
Tom Knauff, Low Cost GPS Flight Recorder from EW Electronics, January, page 15
Elmer Mooring, Emergency Locator Transmitters, January, pages 32-33
Robert Lee Moore, (American Made) Pito Total Energy (Does It Exist)?, February, pages 3-4
Oran W. Nicks, Energy Management - The Key to Successful Soaring, May, pages 29-33
Gregg R. Irvine, Check It First (Open Spoiler Warning Light), November, pages 7-8
Sailplanes
Blanik L-13
Chad Cooper, (Blanik Premature) Tow Release, March, page 3
Briegleb BG-12
Billy Singleton, Soaring in Action: Soaring Safety Foundation Safety Alert (for BG-12s), September, page 9
Canopies
John Joss, Canopy (Open on Tow Article) Comment, April, page 3
George Thelen, Unintended Consequences (Fire from Sun's Rays Through Canopy, Canopy Smashed by Tow Ring, and Recalcitrant Water Bottle), December, pages 41-43
Cherokee
Laurie Cylkowski, Soaring Tiger (Scout)s, August, page 6
Cockpit
Peter C. King, A $2 Camera Mount!!, May, page 36
Design
Bruce Carmichael, Key Developments in the Evolution of Soaring, July, pages 15-17
Genesis I
Mat Redsell, Jim Marske and his Flying Wings, February, pages 14-18
Gimli
Wade H. Nelson, The Gimli Glider, October, pages 19-22
Glaser-Dirks
DG-505
Wilhelm Dirks, Maiden Flight of the DG-505MB, November, page 12
DG-800
Wilhelm Dirks, Winglets for 18m DG-800, November, pages 11-12
Production/Availability
Dean Carswell, Introduction to the 1997 Sailplane Directory, July, pages 8-10
Dean Carswell, 1997 Sailplane Directory Listings, July, pages 33-154
PW-5
Bernald Smith, PW-5 (FAA Certification) Report, March, page 3
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the PW-5 World Class Sailplane, April, pages 19-23
Dean Carswell, The Low-Time Pilot in the PW-5 World Class Sailplane, April, pages 23-25
Theodore Grussing, A PW-5 (Flight) Review, August, pages 5-6
Rolladen-Schneider
LS-10
Mike Adams, LS-10 (Announced by Factory), May, page 9
LS-3
John Sullivan, Rolladen-Schneider LS-3 at Rest Under a Rainbow Between It and the Mountains, August, cover
Russia AC-4
Richard H. Johnson, The Effect of Wing Root Fairings on Russia AC-4 Performance, June, pages 30-33
Michael Friend, A Ballistic Parachute Installation for the Russia 126 Glider, October, pages 30-33
William Ard, Russia Sailplanes in Montana, December, page 17
Schreder HP-18
Udo Rumpf, Super HP-18 Project Outline, October, pages 27-29
Schweizer
SGS 1-26
Ron Sutton, A Day in the Life of a 1-26 Jockey, February, pages 23-25
Joel R. Cornell, The Ladybug, the Compass, Gardyloo and the Eagle, April, pages 30-32
Richard H. Johnson, An Oil Flow Study and Turbulator Installation on a Schweizer 1-26 Wing, May, pages 16-19
Brad Ruda, The Wonder of It All, June, pages 26-29
Scimitar
John Neel, Scimitar Prototype Landed 12 Miles from Estrella by Chip Garner, February, cover
Selection
Derek Piggott, Help with Choosing Your Next Glider, July, pages 18-25
Aland Adams, So You Want to Buy a Fiberglass Sailplane?, July, pages 27-30
SZD 50-3 "Puchacz"
Jim Short, FAA Issues Type Certificate (for Polish Puchaz SZD 50-3), March, page 9
Seniors
Dave Treinis, (One Photo After Landing) Says It All, June, page 4
George Thelen, a Few Days in April and May (and Older Pilot's Decision Making), August, pages 39-41
Walter C. Pleasants, World War II Glider Pilots Soar Over Central Florida (With Tampa Bay Soaring Society), October, pages 8-9
Don Voyles, Age is Factor (in Flights to Solo), November, page 7
George Thelen, Operations (at Airports with Intersecting Runways, Unicoms, Motorgliders, and Older Pilots), November, pages 36-38
Sites
Walter Hollister, Soar Minden (Winter) Adventure, April, pages 4-5
Robert Warren, A Good Report (of Action Soaring at Brookfield, WI), August, page 3
Pamela Bean, Beyond the Picnic Table (at Stowe Soaring, VT), August, page 7
AirSailing, NV
Air Sailing (Cross Country) Camp Concludes, December, page 9
Honolulu, Hawaii
Simine and Jim Short, A Landmark (Ninth National Soaring Landmark) in the Pacific (Hawaii), April, pages 8-9
Marfa, TX
Jim Walsh, Marfa is The Place (for Winter Wave), September, pages 4-5
Turf, AZ
Bob Thompson, Turf Soaring (after 30 Years), March, pages 14-15
Soaring Society of America
SSA Staff, SSA Holiday Office Schedule, December, page 7
Directors
Correction (for Region V Director Telephone) Noted, April, page 7
Governors
Jim Culp, (Mississippi) Governor's Challenge, June, page 15
President's Report
Gene Hammond, President's Report: SSA Restructures Leadership, January, page 2
Larry Sanderson, The Soaring Hall of Fame, May, page 2
Larry Sanderson, Passing Friends, June, page 2
Soaring Magazine
Advertising
Convenience and Savings (with Soaring Classifieds), June, page 4
Solicitations
Lloyd G. Kaufman, (Heartland Military Museum) Needs Help (with LK-10), February, page 3
Scott Miller, Seeks Advice (with New/Used Glider Purchase), February, page 3
Wade H. Nelson, Help with (Gimli Glider) Research, February, page 5
Larry Sanderson, SSA Solicits Proposals to Host WSC 2003, June, page 7
Ross MacIntyre, IGC Sporting Code Revision (Solicitation), August, pages 3-4
Stalls/Spins
Thomas L.R. Solt, Jr., Stall/Spin (and the Horizon on Approach), February, page 4

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Taxes
Ron Watts, It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's a Boat???, August, pages 4-5
Techniques
Mountain Soaring
John Joss, To..or Not To (Go in Severe Turbulence)!, August, page 4
Ridge Soaring
2 Pilots (Striedieck and Good), 2 Flights, One Great Day (April 18) and 10 Records, June, page 9
Karl and Iris Striedieck, Ridge Flights - April 18, 1997, August, page 28
John Good, Ridge Flights - April 18, 1997, August, page 29
Jim Payne, Hank Marlowe, and Ira Phillips, Jr., The 1996 SSA Distance Awards: Air Force Repeats (Triangles, 500km O&R, Barringer Trophy and Ridge Running), December, pages 37-39
Thermals and Thermaling
Richard H. Johnson, Sailplane Thermaling Procedures, February, pages 36-40
Fred Robinson, Discussion of Thermals, April, pages 3-4
Oran W. Nicks, Energy Management - The Key to Successful Soaring, May, pages 29-33
Brian Hollington, (Thermaling) Thoughts Revived, June, page 4
Tillmann Steckner, Do Some Secrets of Soaring Still Lie in the Dark? Shadow Soaring, June, pages 18-22
Wave Flying
Garrett P. Calhoun, The (San Gabriel and Santa Susana Mountain) Lennies Beckon, January, page 4
Russell White, Morning Glory (at the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia), January, pages 18-21
Sterling Starr, Exploring the Beartooth (Range Absaroka Mountains) Wave (in Montana), January, pages 23-25
Dick Valentine, The (Lennie in the Moriarty, NM) Sky Beckons, February, page 4
Paul D. Prudhomme, Wave Flight Over Hempstead, Texas, March, pages 28-29
Jim Walsh, Marfa is The Place (for Winter Wave), September, pages 4-5
Keith Simmons, Just Two Flights, October, pages 16-18
F.H. Smith, (Triggering) Wave Clouds, November, page 3
William Ard, Spring Wave in Montana (Over Bridger Mountains), December, pages 32-34

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Ultralights
TST-1 Alpin
Zbynek Jaros, A Czech Connection (TST-1 124m ALPIN), May, pages 9-10, 12, 14

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Video Tapes
New Video From Sporty's Academy "Turbulence" by Richard Collins, December, pages 17-18

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Weight and Balance
Stanley A. Hall, Hopes (Nomograph) Information Will Help, September, pages 3-4
Stan A. Hall, (Nomograph) Wording Corrected, November, page 4

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Youth
John Campbell, Thanks for Your Help (Cadet Youth Flight Cadet Scholarship Winner Letter Received), February, pages 4-5
(FAI 1997 International) Aviation Art Contest (for Youth), February, page 5
Stephen Nesser, ACE Academy (by Minnesota Soaring Club), February, pages 7-8
Robert W. Payne, 14 Year Old (Daniel Hornal) Solos (in Washington State), March, page 6
Monty Sullivan and Heinz Weissenbuehler, Proud of Young Member (Liz Schwenkler), April, page 3
Jamie Shore, One View (of Soaring's Goals, Local vs Cross-Country), May, page 3
Frauke Elber, (Three Young) Friends (Grow Up with Soaring), May, page 4
John Campbell, Youth Scholarships (Now Three: Cadet, Bultman, and Kolstad), June, pages 16-17
Laurie Cylkowski, Soaring Tiger (Scout)s, August, page 6
George D. Burns, First Flight (at Fourteenth Birthday for Christopher Burns), November, pages 6-7
Tracy W. Carlson, Where It's At (14 Year Old Glider Solo by Amy Kainrath in Nevada), November, page 8
David Newill, A Three Peat for Teens (by the Central Indiana Soaring Society), November, pages 12, 14
Max Bishop, FAI 1998 Young Artists Contest, December, page 9
John H. Campbell, Junior Team Sweepstakes and Contest Results (and European Junior Gliding Championships), December, pages 14, 16-17

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No subject
Geri Silveira, (Soaring Pilot) Bad Attitude-Bad News (for Our Sport), January, page 5
Bob Nady, (Using Wet Weather for Currency and BFRs), January, page 16
Ruthelma Ward Mullins, Pin, François: How Lucky Can One Be (To Team Fly at St Auban)?, January, pages 27-30
Bob Wander, StormChasers Movie Starts and Ends with Soaring, February, page 9
Bob Nady, (Emphasizing Cross Country and Badge Weekends), February, page 10
Bob Wander, Polaroid Photo Commemorates Ride, March, page 12
Bob Nady, (Slurs at Us "Good-Ole-Boys"), March, page 16
Ruthelma Ward Mullins, Wyman, Jack: is It (St Auban) Too Dangerous?, May, page 4
Bob Wander, Contacting Other FAA Instructors in Your Area at a Local FIRC, May, page 14
Bob Nady, (Ground Launching and the Teamwork Involved), May, page 15
Bob Wander, Normandy Invasion and Their Glider Pilots, June, page 16
Bob Nady, (Calling Cards, New Field, Thank Yous and Weather Made Easy), June, page 17
Bob Wander, Recruiting Member Competition, August, page 19
Bob Wander, Publicity, Volunteers and the Yute, September, page 17
Bob Nady, (Teamwork and Volunteers), October, page 11
Bob Nady, (Club Competition Levels Below World Distance), November, page 22
Bob Wander, Expanding Our Horizons, November, page 23
Bob Wander, Convention, Awards, and Articles on Soaring, December, page 22
Bob Nady, (Camps and Cross Country), December, page 23


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