Soaring Magazine Index for 1998 organized by author

Soaring Magazine Index for 1998 organized by author

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.

Department, Columns, or Sections of the magazine are indicated within parentheses '( )'.
Subject, and sub-subject, are indicated within square brackets '[ ]'.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, R, S, T, V, W, Z, None


Acharya, Sanjay
Soaring Really High~ (Soaring Mail), March, page 3
Adkins, Steve
Great Mix! (Soaring Mail) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], October, page 3
Archey, Roger
Landout Kit! (Feature Article) [Equipment], June, page 30
Ard, William "Bill"
Epic Gaggle Tales From Montana (Feature Article) [Techniques\Mountain Flying], September, page 28

B     (up to table of contents)

Baer, Joseph
Pattern Speeds, Gusts and Stall/Spin Accidents (Feature Article) [Safety\Instruction], December, page 24
Bailey, Bob
More on Camps (Soaring Mail) [Instruction], May, page 5
Baldwin, Rand
Corrections Noted (Soaring Mail) [Competitions\Cordele], April, page 4
Biesemeyer, Ralph
Solo in Las Vegas (Soaring Mail) [Youth\First Solo; People\Scott Huntsman], February, page 5
Biggs, Stephen
Obey Those FAR's (Soaring Mail) [FAR], January, page 4
Blacksten, Raul
I Helped Rescue the 1-7 (Feature Article) [History\SGS 1-7], July, page 26
Boehnke, Bob
Spruce-Up Time (Soaring Mail) [Maintenance and Improvements], December, page 4
Bradbury, Tom
Winds Aloft and the Weather Below (Feature Article) [Meteorology], November, page 24
Browser, Jon
More on USAF Program (Soaring Mail) [Military\USAF], November, page 3
Burke, 2nd Lt Brian
A Debt of Gratitude (Soaring Mail) [Military\USAF], December, page 3
Bushouse, Gary P.
Who Says Soaring is for Old Folks (Soaring Mail) [Youth\Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Sites\Lake Elsinore], September, page 3
Butts, Ray
Has Some Comments (Soaring Mail) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], August, page 4

C     (up to table of contents)

Campbell, James R.
You're Never Too Old (Soaring Mail) [Seniors], May, page 5
Campbell, John H. (a.k.a. John Campbell)
SSA Member on NCAE Board (Soaring in Action) [NCAE\Education], January, page 8
Line Crew Reward (Soaring in Action) [Awards\Bultman], April, page 7
1997 Kolstad Awards (Soaring in Action) [Awards\Kolstad], May, page 7
SSA Rejuvenation (Soaring in Action) [Youth], June, page 6
CAP Release
Local Cadets in Flight Training (Soaring in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\CAP\Youth], December, page 10
Carmichael, Bruce H. (a.k.a. Bruce Carmichael, B.H. Carmichael, B. Carmichael)
SHA Conducting Survey (Soaring Mail) [Safety], February, page 5
1998 Symposium on Motorgliders and Self-Launching Sailplanes (Soaring in Action) [Motorgliders\Symposium], December, page 8
Carswell, Dean
Handling the SZD-59 Acro (Feature Article) [Sailplanes\SZD-59], June, page 20
The Laugh's On Me (Feature Article) [Ultralights\Towing; Motorgliders\Diamond Xtreme HK 36 TTS], June, page 27
TSA Repeats Seminar Success (Soaring in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\TSA], December, page 7
Clarke, Ron
New Glider to U.S. (Soaring in Action) [Sailplanes], October, page 9
Clem; with David S. Habercom (a.k.a. David Habercom) and Karl and Iris Striedieck
The First World Air Games and Turkish Delights! (Feature Article) [Competitions\World Air Games], February, page 29
Colachevich, Sergio
Close to Ground, Check the Speed (Soaring Mail) [Safety\Instruction], February, page 4
Compton, Burt
Byrd Does Great (Soaring in Action) [Competitions\Bavaria Glide], October, page 9
Cook, Greg
John Sinclair flies his LS-7 at the 15-Meter Nationals (Cover) [Cover; Competitions\John Sinclair; Sites\Montague], December, cover
Cotton, William R.; accompanied by Edward "Ward" Hindman
One if by Thermal, Two if by Wave, Three if by Ridge Lift (Feature Article) [Meteorology\Motorgliders], September, page 24
Crook, Greg
Genesis 2 Flight Test (Soaring In Action) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests; Sailplanes\Genesis], February, page 15
Culp, Jim
GCS Reaches Out (Soaring in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Gulf Coast Soaring], January, page 7
Cummins, Patrick
Rebirth of a Glider: In Memory of Frank Lilly (Soaring in Action) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 2-22\Frank Lilly], December, page 9

D     (up to table of contents)

Davis, William F.
Alive and Well (Soaring Mail) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Northern Sky Soaring], October, page 5
Daye, Jeff
The 1998 1-26 Championship- A View from the Bottom of the Gaggle (Feature Article) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26; Competitions\SGS 1-26; Sites\Harris Hill], December, page 18
Denver Soaring Council
Scholarship Winner Announced (Soaring in Action) [Scholarships], April, page 9
Devesa, Roberto Barreiro
Soaring in Spain at the Gliderport of Fuentemilanos! (Feature Article) [Sites\Fuentemilanos, Spain], February, page 43
Dittert, Bob
The 1998 Motorglider Nationals and Region Nine Competition (Feature Article) [Competitions\Motorgliders; Competitions\Region 9; Sites\Hobbs], October, page 14
DuPont, Stephen (a.k.a. Stephen Du Pont, Stephen du Pont, Steve DuPont, Stephen duPont, S. DuPont, Steve du Pont, Steve Dupont, Steve duPont, S. duPont, S. Du Pont, S. du Pont, Steve Du Pont)
Bad Judgment, Not Age! (Soaring Mail) [Safety], February, page 5
Duprey, John
Region 9 Sports Class Contest (Soaring in Action) [Competitions\Region 9; Sites\Peak Soaring], December, page 13
Dwyer, Tom
Hey! What About Us Sunday Fliers? (Soaring Mail) [Sailplanes\Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], October, page 3

E     (up to table of contents)

Edwards, Patrick
Flying the Bus (Soaring Mail) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Central Ohio], August, page 5
Ervice, Greg
I'm Up In A Glider! (Feature Article), October, page 32
Ewald, Jochen
Questions Ballistic Parachute Safety (Soaring Mail) [Safety\Parachutes], February, page 5

F     (up to table of contents)

Ferguson, Ron
Region 8 Contest Report (Soaring in Action) [Competitions\Region 8; Sites\Ephrata], October, page 10
Fillos, Ted G.
Sharing Photo (Soaring Mail) [Photography\Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Sites\Brandywine], August, page 5
Fish, Jaye
NSM Wants Your Help (Soaring in Action) [Museum\Hall of Fame], March, page 9
Flamenbaum, Joel
A Great Place to Soar (Soaring Mail) [Sites\Driggs], September, page 3
Fornarola, John P.
A Great Place to Soar! (Soaring Mail) [Sites\Parowan], October, page 4
Frank, Lou
Soaring Safety Seminar 1998 (Soaring in Action) [Safety\Seminar], July, page 10
Fredricksen, Jay
Thanks for Everything (Soaring Mail) [Youth; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\CAP], April, page 4

G     (up to table of contents)

Gadowski, Paula
Discovering What It's All About! (Feature Article), August, page 24
Galdieri, John
Note, Aspiring Writers (Soaring Mail) [Literature], March, page 3
Ganssle, Eugene R.
SG-38 Restoration (Soaring Mail) [History; Sailplanes\Schulgleiter SG-38; Museum], May, page 3
Gantenbrink, Bruno
The Most Dangerous Part of Gliding.....Is the Trip to the Glider Field! (Feature Article) [Safety], May, page 29
Gertsen, Kai
1998 Senior Nationals (Soaring in Action) [Competitions\Seniors; Sites\Seminole County], June, page 10
Region 3, Dansville, New York (Soaring in Action) [Competitions\Region 3; Sites\Dansville], December, page 11
Gibo, David
Tactics and Vectors - Flight Tactics of Migrating Monarch Butterflies (Feature Article) [Butterflies], September, page 20
Ginther, Wayne
Alvord - 1997 (Soaring in Action) [Alvord], January, page 9
Godshall, Ned
Revolutionizing Sailplanes (Feature Article) [Hangars], August, page 16
Graham, Nancy
Call for Nominations - 1998 (Soaring In Action) [Soaring Society of America], April, page 5
Gray, Charlie
Having a Good Time (Soaring Mail), February, page 7
Greenwald, Mike
Region 7 Results (Soaring in Action) [Competitions\Region 7], October, page 9
Greenwell, Eric (a.k.a. E. Greenwell)
Powered Sailplanes Provide Opportunities (Feature Article) [Motorgliders], September, page 32
Guay, Gerry
NE Region CAP Flights (Soaring in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\CAP\Youth], January, page 10

H     (up to table of contents)

Habercom, David S. (a.k.a. David Habercom)
Credit Deserved (Soaring Mail) [Competitions\World Air Games], June, page 4
Test Flight For PW-6 (Soaring in Action) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests; Sailplanes\PW-6], November, page 9
Habercom, David S. (a.k.a. David Habercom); with Karl and Iris Striedieck and Clem
The First World Air Games and Turkish Delights! (Feature Article) [Competitions\World Air Games], February, page 29
Hammond, E. Gene (a.k.a. Gene Hammond)
Ground Damage Still A Problem (Feature Article) [Safety], October, page 18
Hanke, Tim
1998 Junior Contest (Soaring Mail) [Competitions\Youth; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], May, page 3
Hanson, Rick
Youth at Sugarbush (Soaring in Action) [Youth; Sites\Sugarbush], November, page 8
Hardy, Tom
A Lifesaver For Small Clubs (Feature Article) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], October, page 24
Hellens, Bob von
Soaring at the El Tiro Dash (Feature Article), July, page 24
Hendrix, Jim E.
Casting Out the Anchor Chain (Feature Article) [Instruction\X-C Soaring], April, page 12
Hill, William G. (a.k.a. Bill Hill, Billy Hill, W.G. Hill, William Hill)
Thanks (Soaring Mail) [Safety], February, page 3
Hindman, Edward "Ward"; accompanying William R. Cotton
One if by Thermal, Two if by Wave, Three if by Ridge Lift (Feature Article) [Meteorology\Motorgliders], September, page 24
Hough, Joel D.
Use Rudder Waggle (Soaring Mail) [Safety\Signals], March, page 3
Hudnut, Brian
Construction of 100th Steme Model S10 (Soaring in Action) [Sailplanes\Stemme S10], June, page 12

I     (up to table of contents)

Irvine, Gregg R.
About Spirit and Falcon (Soaring Mail) [Sailplanes\Spirit/Falcon], May, page 3

J     (up to table of contents)

Janowsky, Tom
Getting Hooked on Soaring (Feature Article), April, page 27
Johnson, Bob
Praise for Brake Article (Soaring Mail) [Equipment\Brakes], May, page 3
Johnson, Richard H. (a.k.a. Dick Johnson, Richard Johnson, R.H. Johnson, R. Johnson)
An FTE of the IS-29D2 15-Meter Sport Sailplane (Feature Article) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests; Sailplanes\IS-29D2], March, page 27
Development of a Total Energy System for the PW-5 Sailplane (Feature Article) [Equipment\Instrumentation], April, page 16
The Effects of Wing Surface Distortions on the Performance of a Modern Sailplane (Feature Article) [Aerodynamics\Performance], May, page 23
1998 Marfa Thermal and Wave Camp Report (Soaring in Action) [Sites\Marfa; Meteorology\Thermal/Wave], June, page 8
A Flight Test Evaluation of the SZD-59 Acro Sailplane (Feature Article) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests; Sailplanes\SZD-59], June, page 18
A Flight Test Evaluation of an LS-8a Standard Class Sailplane (Feature Article) [Aerodynamics\Flight Tests; Sailplanes\Rolladen-Schneider\LS-8a], July, page 17

K     (up to table of contents)

Katinszky, Elemer
PW-5 Type Certification (Soaring in Action) [Sailplanes\PW-5], April, page 6
Additional Tire Information (Soaring Mail) [Equipment\Tires], May, page 3
Keene, Mark; with Pete and Judy Vredenburg
A Real Texas Shootout-The 1997 1-26 Championship (Feature Article) [Competitions\1-26; Sites\Midlothian, Texas], February, page 23
Kellett, Jim C.
From on High (Soaring Mail) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Skyline], August, page 3
Kelly, Joe
Soaring In Zimbabwe (Feature Article) [Sites\Zimbabwe], October, page 26
Kemp, Gary F. (a.k.a. Gary Kemp)
The 1998 15-Meter Nationals - Siskiyou County, California (Feature Article) [Competitions\Siskiyou County], November, page 30
Kennedy, Mark
Heads Up (Soaring in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], October, page 7
Weather Articles Coming (Soaring in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine\Meteorology], October, page 8
For Prospective Authors (Soaring in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine\Authors], October, page 9
Kindschi, Ron
Out of the Mouth of Babes (Soaring Mail) [Motorgliders\Youth], March, page 4
King, Peter C. (a.k.a. Peter King)
Should Your Glider Be Retired? (Feature Article) [Sailplanes], February, page 34
Cruise Missile (Feature Article) [Trailers], June, page 34
The Air Conditioned Sailplane (Feature Article) [Physiology\Heat], November, page 40
Kjenslie, Ingrid
Thinking of Retiring? (Soaring Mail) [History\Seniors], April, page 3
Knauff, Thomas (a.k.a. Tom Knauff, T. Knauff)
New From Schempp-Hirth (Soaring in Action) [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth], March, page 12
Krupin, Paul J.
Summer Camp for Teens (Soaring in Action) [Youth], March, page 12

L     (up to table of contents)

Lawrence, John
Help for CAP (Soaring Mail) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\CAP; Youth], June, page 4
Lawrence, John S.
Asking for Help (Soaring Mail) [Youth; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\CAP], March, page 3
Leonhardt, Peter
Rudder Waggle (Soaring Mail) [Instruction\Signals], October, page 3
Levy, Doug; with editiorial assistance from George Powell
Three Diamonds in a 1-26 (Feature Article) [Awards\Badges; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], September, page 36
Lind, Chris
Another "Thank You" (Soaring Mail) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\CAP; Youth], November, page 5
Lindoo, Ed
Soaring the Florida Keys (Soaring Mail) [Sites\Florida Keys; Motorgliders\PIK-20E], November, page 3
Lippincott-Lonsky, Barbara
A Crewing Youth's Adventure (Feature Article) [Youth\Crewing], January, page 23
Long, George R. (a.k.a. George Long)
Thank You, CAP/SSA (Soaring Mail) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\CAP; Youth], November, page 5
Loudon, Steve
Come Fly Nebraska (Soaring Mail) [Sites\Nebraska], September, page 5

M     (up to table of contents)

Mara, Tim
Special Announcement (Soaring in Action) [Sailplanes\Glasflugel 304CZ], January, page 8
Marcell, Jeff
They're Everywhere! (Soaring Mail) [Soaring Society of America\Members], June, page 4
Marks, Philip C.
Brakes and More (Soaring Mail) [Maintenance and Improvements\Brakes], September, page 4
Marlowe, Hank
Henry Combs Reaches 200th (Soaring in Action) [People\Henry Combs], November, page 7
Martin, David
Correction Noted (Soaring Mail) [Competitions\Region 9], December, page 5
Martin, R. Jan
A Good Plug for Soaring (Soaring Mail) [Sailplanes\Puchacz], December, page 4
Matzke, Dan
Henry Combs Soars for his 200th Diamond (Cover) [People\Henry Combs\Sailplanes\Libelle], November, cover
McAsey, David
Other Factors? (Soaring Mail) [Safety], March, page 3
McDaniel, Jay
Sailplane at Las Vegas (Cover) [Sailplanes\DG-600], August, cover
McGrath, Patrick J., Jr. (a.k.a. Pat J. McGrath, Jr., Pat J. McGrath, Pat McGrath, Jr.)
Memories Valuable (Soaring Mail) [History\Nostalgia], November, page 5
McGrew, Stanley E.
He Says No! (Soaring Mail) [FAR], August, page 4
McLean, Peter
Soaring Event Announced (Soaring in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Mohawk], July, page 9
Meyer, Dennis
Sailplane Ridge Soaring (Cover) [Sailplanes\LS-3; Cover; Sites\Vacaville], June, cover
Miller, Jim
Age No Barrier (Soaring Mail) [Seniors\First Solo; People\John William], June, page 3
Mockler, Lysle
New to New Castle (Soaring In Action) [Competitions\New Castle], February, page 10
Mooring, Elmer E., Jr. (a.k.a. Elmer Mooring, Elmer E. Mooring, Elmer Mooring, Jr.)
M-ASA Hosts Youth (Soaring in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Youth\Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Mid-Atlantic Soaring], January, page 7
Morgan, Rob
A Great Day at the Field (Soaring Mail) [Public Relations], February, page 4
Mott, Basil J.F.
A Woman for All Seasons (Feature Article) [People\Linda DeMarco], January, page 17
Mroz, Winfried L.
Thanks for Magazine (Soaring Mail) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine], July, page 3
Mulligan, Jennifer
A Tribute to Gren (Soaring Mail) [People\Gren Seibels], December, page 5
Region 4 South Contest (Soaring in Action) [Competitions\Region 4; Sites\New Castle], December, page 14
Murray, John
New Product (Soaring in Action) [Equipment\Radio], September, page 8

N     (up to table of contents)

Nady, Bob
(Club & Chapter Chatter) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], May, page 13
(Club & Chapter Chatter) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], June, page 13
(Club & Chapter Chatter) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], July, page 12
National Soaring Museum
Lincoln Award Winner (Soaring in Action) [Awards\Literature], March, page 10
Nesser, Stephen (a.k.a. Steve Nesser)
A Short Distance and a Long Night (Feature Article) [Cross Counry Soaring; Crewing], July, page 30
Nick, Juergen
Automatic Safety Sleeve for the L'Hotellier Swivel Joint Connectors (Feature Article) [Safety\Controls], September, page 22

O     (up to table of contents)

O'Mahony, Charles (a.k.a. Charles "Chuck" O'Mahony, Chuck O'Mahony, Chuck O'Mahoney)
The 1998 SSA Convention (Feature Article) [Conventions], May, page 16
Justin Wills in his ASW-27 at World Competition (Cover) [Competitions\World; Sites\St. Auban, France], July, cover
Into the Wild Blue Yonder (Feature Article) [Youth\Instruction; Military\Air Force Academy], September, page 14
A Response From Chuck (Soaring Mail) [Military\USAF], November, page 4
Olson, Jack (a.k.a. J. Olson)
Still Looking Up (Soaring in Action) [Seniors], May, page 10
Owen, Blanton
Sailplane on the Ground and Clouds (Cover) [Sailplanes\Grob G-103], April, cover

P     (up to table of contents)

Page, Carla
NSM - Women in Aviation (Soaring In Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\NSM; Museum\Women], June, page 5
Teens Earn Soaring Awards (Soaring in Action) [Youth; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Awards], July, page 7
The National Soaring Museum Celebrates a Successful 1998 (Feature Article) [Museum], December, page 32
Page, Norm
Henry Combs Perpetual Trophy Winner for 1997 (Soaring in Action) [Awards\Henry Combs], April, page 8
Pahl, Gerard
CG-4A at Kalamazoo Museum (Soaring in Action) [History\Museum; Sailplanes\CG-4A], December, page 7
Park, Robert M. (a.k.a. Robert Park, Bob Park)
Call to Attention (Soaring Mail) [Safety], March, page 3
Parrish, Joe C. (a.k.a. Joe Parrish)
Rope Breaks: Lessons Learned From the Space Shuttle (Feature Article) [Instruction\Safety], April, page 22
L/D is Lacking (Soaring Mail) [Humor], November, page 3
Payne, Jackie
Hilton's Heaven (Feature Article) [Sites\Hilton Ranch], December, page 28
Perry, Kevin
Also Active with Youth (Soaring Mail) [Youth\Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Sites\Lake Elsinore], August, page 4
Petmecky, Philip A. (a.k.a. Philip Petmecky, Phil Petmecky)
Safety the Issue (Soaring Mail) [Safety\Competition], November, page 4
Pin, François G. (a.k.a. François Pin, Francois Pin)
1999 SSA Convention Help and Involvement Needed (Soaring in Action) [Conventions], September, page 7
Poe, Ronald L. (a.k.a. Ronald PoeRon Poe)
Rear View of 2-33 on Tow and Scenery (Cover) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 2-33], September, cover
Powell, George; editiorial assistance to Doug Levy
Three Diamonds in a 1-26 (Feature Article) [Awards\Badges; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26], September, page 36
Prescott, William
The Last Diamond - At Last! (Feature Article) [Awards\Badges], August, page 36
Price, Jim
Club Wins Award (Soaring Mail) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Caesar Creek], January, page 3
Glider Flight Number 8000 (Soaring in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Caesar Creek], April, page 7
Region 6 South Contest (Soaring in Action) [Competitions\Region 6; Sites\Caesar Creek], September, page 8

R     (up to table of contents)

Reid, Frank
Communication Helpful (Soaring Mail) [Federal Aviation Administration], June, page 3
Landing Short (Instructors' Corner) [Instruction], July, page 13
The "New" SSA Signal (Instructors' Corner) [Instruction], August, page 11
The "It Can't Be My Fault, the Gods Are Doing This" Syndrome (Instructors' Corner) [Instruction], September, page 13
What's Your Left Hand Doing? (Instructors' Corner) [Instruction], October, page 12
What's Your Left Hand Doing? Part II (Instructors' Corner) [Instruction], November, page 11
Thermaling Safety (Instructors' Corner) [Instruction], December, page 17
Reid, Jayne
CAP at Bermuda High (Soaring In Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\CAP\Youth; Sites\Bermuda High], July, page 7
Roth, Randy
She Says it Best (Soaring Mail) [Youth], September, page 4
Ruprecht, Judy
Badges & Records (SSA & FAI Awards) [Awards], January, page 46
Badges & Records (SSA & FAI Awards) [Awards], February, page 36
Badge & Records (SSA & FAI Awards) [Awards], March, page 39
Badge and Record Response (Soaring Mail) [Awards\Badges\GPS], April, page 3
Badge & Records (SSA & FAI Awards) [Awards], April, page 32
Badge & Records (SSA & FAI Awards) [Awards], May, page 44
Badge & Records (SSA & FAI Awards) [Awards], June, page 44
U.S. and World Soaring Records (Feature Article) [Awards\Records], July, page 14
Badge & Records (SSA & FAI Awards) [Awards], July, page 44
Badge & Records (SSA & FAI Awards) [Awards], August, page 44
Badge & Records (SSA & FAI Awards) [Awards], September, page 44
Badge & Records (SSA & FAI Awards) [Awards], October, page 40
Badge & Records (SSA & FAI Awards) [Awards], November, page 36
Badge & Records (SSA & FAI Awards) [Awards], December, page 36
Ryhti, David
Co-Pilot Still Sucks Her Thumb (Soaring Mail), May, page 4

S     (up to table of contents)

Sanderson, Larry
One Special Lady (President's Column) [Editorial], January, page 2
How Much is Too Much? (President's Column) [Editorial], February, page 2
Misteaks (oops) ... Mistakes (President's Column) [Editorial], March, page 2
The Warren E. Eaton Trophy (President's Column) [Editorial\Bernald Smith], April, page 2
The SSA Foundation Looking Into the Future (President's Column) [Editorial], May, page 2
The High Price of Soaring (President's Column) [Editorial], June, page 2
We Need Your Help (President's Column) [Editorial], July, page 2
Dear Mrs. Garvey (President's Column) [Editorial\FAA], August, page 2
Charlie Spratt Reporting On-Line (Soaring in Action) [Competitions], August, page 7
Flying - Right or Privilege? (President's Column) [Editorial], September, page 2
A New Era in Contest Reporting (Soaring in Action) [Competitions], September, page 7
With Rights Come Responsibilities We're in this Together (President's Column) [Editorial], October, page 2
Friends Across the Waters (President's Column) [Editorial], November, page 2
Board Selects Directors-At-Large (Soaring in Action) [Soaring Society of America], November, page 7
Members Elect Regional Directors (Soaring in Action) [Soaring Society of America], November, page 7
SSA Holiday Office Schedule (Soaring in Action) [Soaring Society of America], November, page 7
Frank Reid Elected as SSA Chair for 1999 (Soaring in Action) [Soaring Society of America\Frank Reid], November, page 8
A Lifetime of Soaring - And Beyond (President's Column) [Editorial\SSA Foundation], December, page 2
SSA Holiday Office Schedule (Soaring in Action) [Soaring Society of America], December, page 7
Discus-2 Makes Maiden Flight (Soaring in Action) [Sailplanes\Schempp-Hirth\Discus-2], July, page 8
Schnier, Chris
Gross Sky Ghost Scholarship Awarded (Soaring in Action) [Scholarships\Gross], October, page 10
Schuman, Paul A.
The Boulder Sinkhole Revisited (Soaring Mail), March, page 5
Schweizer, Paul A. (a.k.a. Paul Schweizer, P.A. Schweizer)
The 1-26ers Come Home (Soaring In Action) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 1-26\Harris Hill], February, page 9
Short, Jim
IAR Brasov Increases Safe-Life of IS-28B2 "Lark" (Soaring in Action) [Maintenance and Improvements], March, page 8
Silver, Allen R. (a.k.a. Allen Silver)
Is Your Life Worth $50 a Year? (Feature Article) [Safety\Parachutes], January, page 21
Simons, Martin (a.k.a. M. Simons)
New Product German Air Attaché: The Life of Peter Riedel by Martin Simons (Soaring in Action) [Literature\Peter Riedel], June, page 8
Singleton, Billy J. (a.k.a. Billy Singleton, B.J. Singleton)
Safety - A Continuing Effort (Sailplane Safety) [Safety], January, page 39
1997 SSF Safety Report (Feature Article | Sailplane Safety) [Safety], April, page 40
Report Available (Soaring in Action) [Safety], May, page 8
NTSB Summaries (Sailplane Safety) [Safety], July, page 32
NTSB Summaries (Sailplane Safety) [Safety\Accident], October, page 42
Siroky, Vitek
Blanik Blurbs (Soaring In Action) [Sailplanes\Blanik], February, page 10
The Awesome Mt. Rainier Wave (Feature Article) [Techniques\Waves], February, page 17
Blanik America Anniversary (Soaring In Action) [Sailplanes\Blanik], August, page 7
Purchase Planned (Soaring in Action) [Manufacturers\Blanik], August, page 7
News from LET (Soaring in Action) [Manufacturers\LET], August, page 8
Smith, Sharon R. (a.k.a. Sharon Smith)
WSPA Online (Soaring in Action) [WSPA\On-line], July, page 8
Spratt, Charlie, Jr.; with Carmen Waters
Region Four North Contest (Soaring in Action) [Competitions\Region 4; Sites\Mifflin], October, page 7
Steckner, Tillmann
Putting the Bite Into Weak Drum Brakes (Feature Article) [Maintenance and Improvements\Brakes], March, page 17
Corrections Noted (Soaring Mail) [Equipment\Brakes], May, page 3
Further Information on "Shadow Soaring" (Soaring Mail) [Meteorology], October, page 4
Steenblik, Jan W.
Uvalde at Sunset (Soaring Mail) [Soaring Society of America\Soaring Magazine\Mark Keene], December, page 3
Stephenson, Cyndi
New Promotional Item (Soaring in Action) [Youth], July, page 11
USUA Will Attend (Soaring in Action) [Conventions\USUA], November, page 9
Striedieck, Karl and Iris; with David S. Habercom (a.k.a. David Habercom) and Clem
The First World Air Games and Turkish Delights! (Feature Article) [Competitions\World Air Games], February, page 29
Sullivan, John
Sailplane in Flight at Minden (Cover) [Sailplanes\Nimbus III DM], February, cover
Sailplane Over Fall Foliage (Cover) [Sailplanes\Grob G-103C], October, cover
Sullivan, Terry
Flight Simulator Helps (Soaring Mail) [Simulator\Instruction], July, page 4
Swift, Gary B.
SSA Hand Signal For Motorists? (Soaring Mail) [Signals], August, page 3
Swinnich, James W. (a.k.a. James Swinnich)
From the NSM Director (Soaring in Action) [Museum], January, page 13

T     (up to table of contents)

Tabery, Ronald S. (a.k.a. Ron Tabery)
Tape Problems - Not Apeeling (Soaring Mail) [Safety\Tape], July, page 4
Taylor, George
Trailers, Trailers (Soaring Mail) [Trailers], August, page 5
Thelen, George
Region 13 Contest (Safety Corner) [Safety], January, page 31
Time for Letters Again (Safety Corner) [Safety], February, page 37
And George Responds (Soaring Mail) [Safety], March, page 4
Well ... You See ... One Day... (Safety Corner) [Safety], March, page 44
Nearer, My God to Thee! (Safety Corner) [Safety], April, page 34
2-32 Accident Revisited (Safety Corner) [Safety\Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 2-32], May, page 37
Future Planning (er ... well, Conspicuous Consumption) (Safety Corner) [Safety], June, page 40
Delayed Maintenance (Safety Corner) [Safety\Maintenance], July, page 41
Experience Tells (Safety Corner) [Safety], August, page 40
Fatal Accident (Safety Corner) [Safety\Accident], September, page 41
Fatal Accident (Safety Corner) [Safety\Accident], October, page 36
Mixed Emotions (Safety Corner) [Safety], November, page 42
Cell Phone Saviour (Safety Corner) [Safety\Communications], December, page 40
Thompson, J. Robert
In Agreement (Soaring Mail) [Motorgliders], January, page 3
Thornton, Richard
Sailplane Take-off Line (Cover) [Competitions\Regionals; Sites\California City], May, cover
Tomsa, Bill
Flight Planning (Cover) [Art], January, cover

V     (up to table of contents)

Vakkur, George J.
GPS and Records (Soaring Mail) [Awards\Badges\GPS\Records], April, page 3
Vickery, Jim
Memories Are Made of This (Soaring Mail) [History\Seniors; Sailplanes\Schweizer\SG-2; Sailplanes\Schweizer\2-22], December, page 3
Vorsanger, Charles
A Lesson In Humility - Part II (Feature Article) [Safety], October, page 28
Vredenburg, Pete and Judy; with Mark Keene
A Real Texas Shootout-The 1997 1-26 Championship (Feature Article) [Competitions\1-26; Sites\Midlothian, Texas], February, page 23

W     (up to table of contents)

Wander, Bob
(The Buzz) [Federal Aviation Administration], January, page 15
Pilots: Know Your Rights! (The Buzz) [Federal Aviation Administration], February, page 15
(The Buzz), March, page 13
(The Buzz) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs; Commercial Operators], April, page 9
(The Buzz) [FAA\Ramp Check], May, page 13
A Little Friendly Competition (The Buzz) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], June, page 14
(The Buzz), July, page 12
You Gotta ... Have a Regatta! (The Buzz), August, page 10 (The Buzz) [Soaring Society of America\On-line], September, page 12
(The Buzz) [Youth\Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs], October, page 12
(The Buzz), November, page 11
(The Buzz), December, page 16
Waters, Carmen; with Charlie Spratt, Jr.
Region Four North Contest (Soaring in Action) [Competitions\Region 4; Sites\Mifflin], October, page 7
Way, Tony
A Mystery? (Soaring Mail) [Sailplanes\Tie Fang 713 glider], January, page 3
Welles, Paddy S. (a.k.a. Paddy Welles, Paddy S. Wells)
As Good As It Gets - 1998 Sports Class Nationals (Feature Article) [Competitions\Sports; Sites\Mifflin County], August, page 29
Westbrook, Michael
Texas Soaring Association's 2-33 (Soaring Mail) [Sailplanes\Schweizer\SGS 2-33; Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\TSA], September, page 3
Whelan, Bob
Soaring a Colorado Sinkhole (Feature Article) [Sites\Boulder, CO], January, page 27
White, Ty
1998 Region 11 Championships (Soaring in Action) [Competitions\Region 11; Sites\Crazy Creek], September, page 10
Whiting, Bridgett
Young Lady on a Mission (Soaring Mail) [Youth\First Solo; People\Bridgett Whiting], February, page 3
Wiederkehr, George
4th International European Junior Gliding Championship (Soaring in Action) [Competitions\Juniors], April, page 5
Williams, Nyal
Earning a B Badge in a Primary Glider in Belgium (Feature Article) [Sailplanes\Primary Glider], March, page 35
Williams, Peter A. (a.k.a. Pete Williams, Peter Williams)
New Product Self-Launch Retractable Engine Sailplanes by Peter Williams (Soaring in Action) [Literature\Motorgliders], June, page 7
Willis, Marvin
A 1-26 Championship From An Old Goat's Perspective (Feature Article) [Competitions\1-26], October, page 20
Wolters, John
Sailplane in Flight and Clouds (Cover) [Cover; Motorgliders\PIK 20 E], March, cover
Wyman, Jack
Region 6 Contest (Soaring in Action) [Competitions\Region 6], January, page 14

Z     (up to table of contents)

Zimmerman, Bob
The 1998 Standard and Open Class Nationals (Feature Article) [Competitions\Uvalde], November, page 18

None     (up to table of contents)

Final Glide (Soaring in Action) [Obituaries], January, page 10
Let L-13AC Aerobatic Blanik (Soaring In Action) [Sailplanes\Blanik], February, page 9
Apply for WSPA Scholarships (Soaring In Action) [WSPA; Scholarships\WSPA], February, page 15
Final Glide (Soaring In Action) [Obituaries], February, page 15
Final Glide (Soaring in Action) [Obituaries], March, page 7
New Product: H 125 Integrale Winch (Soaring In Action) [Launching\Winch], March, page 7
New Product (Soaring in Action) [Meteorology], March, page 8
Soaring Flight Simulator (Soaring in Action) [Simulator], March, page 9
The 1997 U.S. National and Regional Soaring Champions (Feature Article) [Competitions], March, page 14
News About PW-5 (Soaring in Action) [Sailplanes\PW-5], April, page 6
Distributor Announced (Soaring in Action) [Sailplanes\Solaire], April, page 7
Final Glide (Soaring in Action) [Obituaries], April, page 8
New Florida Club (Soaring in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\Florida], April, page 9
Blanik Camp Set (Soaring In Action) [Sailplanes\Blanik; Instruction], May, page 7
Discover Soaring! Video Wins Award (Soaring in Action) [Video], May, page 8
Final Glide (Soaring in Action) [Obituaries], May, page 8
New Soaring Video (Soaring in Action) [Video], May, page 9
Knauff and Sproull Elected to the Soaring Hall of Fame (Soaring in Action) [Awards\Hall of Fame], May, page 10
NAA Announces Record Flights of 1997 (Soaring in Action) [Awards\NAA], May, page 13
Final Glide (Soaring in Action) [Obituaries], June, page 5
NSF Board Meeting (Soaring in Action) [Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs\NSF], June, page 12
New Winch Available (Soaring in Action) [Launching\Winch\H 125 Integrale], July, page 9
Final Glide (Soaring in Action) [Obituaries], July, page 11
New Product Ball GS Comp (Soaring in Action) [Instruments], August, page 7
Final Glide (Soaring in Action) [Obituaries], August, page 8
Biographies for Newly Nominated SSA Director Candidates (Soaring in Action) [Soaring Society of America], August, page 9
Final Glide (Soaring in Action) [Obituaries], September, page 7
Final Glide (Soaring in Action) [Obituaries], October, page 7
Final Glide (Soaring in Action) [Obituaries], November, page 9
Final Glide (Soaring in Action) [Obituaries], December, page 8

 Issue  Subject  Section
 1997 list of all years 1999
Return to the Soaring Magazine Index table of contents

Please contact John Leibacher with any suggestions concerning this material.

Hosted by Dr. Günther Eichhorn