Soaring Magazine Index for 1998 organized by section

Soaring Magazine Index for 1998 organized by section

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Club & Chapter Chatter, Cover, Feature Article, Instructors' Corner, President's Column, SSA & FAI Awards, Safety Corner, Sailplane Safety, Soaring In Action, Soaring Mail, Soaring in Action, The Buzz

Club & Chapter Chatter
Bob Nady, May, page 13
Bob Nady, June, page 13
Bob Nady, July, page 12

Cover
Bill Tomsa, Flight Planning, January
John Sullivan, Sailplane in Flight at Minden, February
John Wolters, Sailplane in Flight and Clouds, March
Blanton Owen, Sailplane on the Ground and Clouds, April
Richard Thornton, Sailplane Take-off Line, May
Dennis Meyer, Sailplane Ridge Soaring, June
Chuck O'Mahony, Justin Wills in his ASW-27 at World Competition, July
Jay McDaniel, Sailplane at Las Vegas, August
Ronald Poe, Rear View of 2-33 on Tow and Scenery, September
John Sullivan, Sailplane Over Fall Foliage, October
Dan Matzke, Henry Combs Soars for his 200th Diamond, November
Greg Cook, John Sinclair flies his LS-7 at the 15-Meter Nationals, December

Feature Article
Basil J.F. Mott, A Woman for All Seasons, January, page 17
Allen Silver, Is Your Life Worth $50 a Year?, January, page 21
Barbara Lippincott-Lonsky, A Crewing Youth's Adventure, January, page 23
Bob Whelan, Soaring a Colorado Sinkhole, January, page 27
Vitek Siroky, The Awesome Mt. Rainier Wave, February, page 17
Mark Keene and Pete and Judy Vredenburg, A Real Texas Shootout-The 1997 1-26 Championship, February, page 23
David Habercom and Karl and Iris Striedieck and Clem and Mary Bowman, The First World Air Games and Turkish Delights!, February, page 29
Peter C. King, Should Your Glider Be Retired?, February, page 34
Roberto Barreiro Devesa, Soaring in Spain at the Gliderport of Fuentemilanos!, February, page 43
The 1997 U.S. National and Regional Soaring Champions, March, page 14
Tillmann Steckner, Putting the Bite Into Weak Drum Brakes, March, page 17
Richard H. Johnson, An FTE of the IS-29D2 15-Meter Sport Sailplane, March, page 27
Nyal Williams, Earning a B Badge in a Primary Glider in Belgium, March, page 35
Jim E. Hendrix, Casting Out the Anchor Chain, April, page 12
Richard H. Johnson, Development of a Total Energy System for the PW-5 Sailplane, April, page 16
Joe Parrish, Rope Breaks: Lessons Learned From the Space Shuttle, April, page 22
Tom Janowsky, Getting Hooked on Soaring, April, page 27
Billy Singleton, 1997 SSF Safety Report, April, page 40
Chuck O'Mahony, The 1998 SSA Convention, May, page 16
Richard H. Johnson, The Effects of Wing Surface Distortions on the Performance of a Modern Sailplane, May, page 23
Bruno Gantenbrink, The Most Dangerous Part of Gliding.....Is the Trip to the Glider Field!, May, page 29
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the SZD-59 Acro Sailplane, June, page 18
Dean Carswell, Handling the SZD-59 Acro, June, page 20
Dean Carswell, The Laugh's On Me, June, page 27
Roger Archey, Landout Kit!, June, page 30
Peter C. King, Cruise Missile, June, page 34
Judy Ruprecht, U.S. and World Soaring Records, July, page 14
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of an LS-8a Standard Class Sailplane, July, page 17
Bob von Hellens, Soaring at the El Tiro Dash, July, page 24
Raul Blacksten, I Helped Rescue the 1-7, July, page 26
Steve Nesser, A Short Distance and a Long Night, July, page 30
Ned Godshall, Revolutionizing Sailplanes, August, page 16
Paula Gadowski, Discovering What It's All About!, August, page 24
Paddy Welles, As Good As It Gets - 1998 Sports Class Nationals, August, page 29
William Prescott, The Last Diamond - At Last!, August, page 36
Charles "Chuck" O'Mahony, Into the Wild Blue Yonder, September, page 14
David Gibo, Tactics and Vectors - Flight Tactics of Migrating Monarch Butterflies, September, page 20
Juergen Nick, Automatic Safety Sleeve for the L'Hotellier Swivel Joint Connectors, September, page 22
William R. Cotton (accompanied by Edward "Ward" Hindman), One if by Thermal, Two if by Wave, Three if by Ridge Lift, September, page 24
William "Bill" Ard, Epic Gaggle Tales From Montana, September, page 28
Eric Greenwell, Powered Sailplanes Provide Opportunities, September, page 32
Doug Levy (with editiorial assistance from George Powell), Three Diamonds in a 1-26, September, page 36
Bob Dittert, The 1998 Motorglider Nationals and Region Nine Competition, October, page 14
Gene Hammond, Ground Damage Still A Problem, October, page 18
Marvin Willis, A 1-26 Championship From An Old Goat's Perspective, October, page 20
Tom Hardy, A Lifesaver For Small Clubs, October, page 24
Joe Kelly, Soaring In Zimbabwe, October, page 26
Charles Vorsanger, A Lesson In Humility - Part II, October, page 28
Greg Ervice, I'm Up In A Glider!, October, page 32
Bob Zimmerman, The 1998 Standard and Open Class Nationals, November, page 18
Tom Bradbury, Winds Aloft and the Weather Below, November, page 24
Gary Kemp, The 1998 15-Meter Nationals - Siskiyou County, California, November, page 30
Peter King, The Air Conditioned Sailplane, November, page 40
Jeff Daye, The 1998 1-26 Championship- A View from the Bottom of the Gaggle, December, page 18
Joseph Baer, Pattern Speeds, Gusts and Stall/Spin Accidents, December, page 24
Jackie Payne, Hilton's Heaven, December, page 28
Carla Page, The National Soaring Museum Celebrates a Successful 1998, December, page 32

Instructors' Corner
Frank Reid, Landing Short, July, page 13
Frank Reid, The "New" SSA Signal, August, page 11
Frank Reid, The "It Can't Be My Fault, the Gods Are Doing This" Syndrome, September, page 13
Frank Reid, What's Your Left Hand Doing?, October, page 12
Frank Reid, What's Your Left Hand Doing? Part II, November, page 11
Frank Reid, Thermaling Safety, December, page 17

President's Column
Larry Sanderson, One Special Lady, January, page 2
Larry Sanderson, How Much is Too Much?, February, page 2
Larry Sanderson, Misteaks (oops) ... Mistakes, March, page 2
Larry Sanderson, The Warren E. Eaton Trophy, April, page 2
Larry Sanderson, The SSA Foundation Looking Into the Future, May, page 2
Larry Sanderson, The High Price of Soaring, June, page 2
Larry Sanderson, We Need Your Help, July, page 2
Larry Sanderson, Dear Mrs. Garvey, August, page 2
Larry Sanderson, Flying - Right or Privilege?, September, page 2
Larry Sanderson, With Rights Come Responsibilities We're in this Together, October, page 2
Larry Sanderson, Friends Across the Waters, November, page 2
Larry Sanderson, A Lifetime of Soaring - And Beyond, December, page 2

SSA & FAI Awards
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, January, page 46
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, February, page 36
Judy Ruprecht, Badge & Records, March, page 39
Judy Ruprecht, Badge & Records, April, page 32
Judy Ruprecht, Badge & Records, May, page 44
Judy Ruprecht, Badge & Records, June, page 44
Judy Ruprecht, Badge & Records, July, page 44
Judy Ruprecht, Badge & Records, August, page 44
Judy Ruprecht, Badge & Records, September, page 44
Judy Ruprecht, Badge & Records, October, page 40
Judy Ruprecht, Badge & Records, November, page 36
Judy Ruprecht, Badge & Records, December, page 36

Safety Corner
George Thelen, Region 13 Contest, January, page 31
George Thelen, Time for Letters Again, February, page 37
George Thelen, Well ... You See ... One Day..., March, page 44
George Thelen, Nearer, My God to Thee!, April, page 34
George Thelen, 2-32 Accident Revisited, May, page 37
George Thelen, Future Planning (er ... well, Conspicuous Consumption), June, page 40
George Thelen, Delayed Maintenance, July, page 41
George Thelen, Experience Tells, August, page 40
George Thelen, Fatal Accident, September, page 41
George Thelen, Fatal Accident, October, page 36
George Thelen, Mixed Emotions, November, page 42
George Thelen, Cell Phone Saviour, December, page 40

Sailplane Safety
Billy Singleton, Safety - A Continuing Effort, January, page 39
Billy Singleton, 1997 SSF Safety Report, April, page 40
Billy Singleton, NTSB Summaries, July, page 32
Billy Singleton, NTSB Summaries, October, page 42

Soaring In Action
Let L-13AC Aerobatic Blanik, February, page 9
Paul A. Schweizer, The 1-26ers Come Home, February, page 9
Lysle Mockler, New to New Castle, February, page 10
Vitek Siroky, Blanik Blurbs, February, page 10
Greg Crook, Genesis 2 Flight Test, February, page 15
Final Glide, February, page 15
Apply for WSPA Scholarships, February, page 15
New Product: H 125 Integrale Winch, March, page 7
Nancy Graham, Call for Nominations - 1998, April, page 5
Blanik Camp Set, May, page 7
Carla Page, NSM - Women in Aviation, June, page 5
Jayne Reid, CAP at Bermuda High, July, page 7
Vitek Siroky, Blanik America Anniversary, August, page 7

Soaring Mail
J. Robert Thompson, In Agreement, January, page 3
Tony Way, A Mystery?, January, page 3
Jim Price, Club Wins Award, January, page 3
Stephen Biggs, Obey Those FAR's, January, page 4
Billy Hill, Thanks, February, page 3
Bridgett Whiting, Young Lady on a Mission, February, page 3
Rob Morgan, A Great Day at the Field, February, page 4
Sergio Colachevich, Close to Ground, Check the Speed, February, page 4
Bruce Carmichael, SHA Conducting Survey, February, page 5
Stephen Du Pont, Bad Judgment, Not Age!, February, page 5
Jochen Ewald, Questions Ballistic Parachute Safety, February, page 5
Ralph Biesemeyer, Solo in Las Vegas, February, page 5
Charlie Gray, Having a Good Time, February, page 7
John Galdieri, Note, Aspiring Writers, March, page 3
David McAsey, Other Factors?, March, page 3
Joel D. Hough, Use Rudder Waggle, March, page 3
John S. Lawrence, Asking for Help, March, page 3
Sanjay Acharya, Soaring Really High~, March, page 3
Robert M. Park, Call to Attention, March, page 3
George Thelen, And George Responds, March, page 4
Ron Kindschi, Out of the Mouth of Babes, March, page 4
Paul A. Schuman, The Boulder Sinkhole Revisited, March, page 5
George J. Vakkur, GPS and Records, April, page 3
Judy Ruprecht, Badge and Record Response, April, page 3
Ingrid Kjenslie, Thinking of Retiring?, April, page 3
Rand Baldwin, Corrections Noted, April, page 4
Jay Fredricksen, Thanks for Everything, April, page 4
Eugene R. Ganssle, SG-38 Restoration, May, page 3
Tillmann Steckner, Corrections Noted, May, page 3
Tim Hanke, 1998 Junior Contest, May, page 3
Elemer Katinszky, Additional Tire Information, May, page 3
Gregg R. Irvine, About Spirit and Falcon, May, page 3
Bob Johnson, Praise for Brake Article, May, page 3
David Ryhti, Co-Pilot Still Sucks Her Thumb, May, page 4
Bob Bailey, More on Camps, May, page 5
James R. Campbell, You're Never Too Old, May, page 5
Frank Reid, Communication Helpful, June, page 3
Jim Miller, Age No Barrier, June, page 3
John Lawrence, Help for CAP, June, page 4
Jeff Marcell, They're Everywhere!, June, page 4
David Habercom, Credit Deserved, June, page 4
Winfried L. Mroz, Thanks for Magazine, July, page 3
Terry Sullivan, Flight Simulator Helps, July, page 4
Ron Tabery, Tape Problems - Not Apeeling, July, page 4
Gary B. Swift, SSA Hand Signal For Motorists?, August, page 3
Jim C. Kellett, From on High, August, page 3
Ray Butts, Has Some Comments, August, page 4
Kevin Perry, Also Active with Youth, August, page 4
Stanley E. McGrew, He Says No!, August, page 4
Ted G. Fillos, Sharing Photo, August, page 5
Patrick Edwards, Flying the Bus, August, page 5
George Taylor, Trailers, Trailers, August, page 5
Joel Flamenbaum, A Great Place to Soar, September, page 3
Michael Westbrook, Texas Soaring Association's 2-33, September, page 3
Gary P. Bushouse, Who Says Soaring is for Old Folks, September, page 3
Philip C. Marks, Brakes and More, September, page 4
Randy Roth, She Says it Best, September, page 4
Steve Loudon, Come Fly Nebraska, September, page 5
Peter Leonhardt, Rudder Waggle, October, page 3
Tom Dwyer, Hey! What About Us Sunday Fliers?, October, page 3
Steve Adkins, Great Mix!, October, page 3
Tillmann Steckner, Further Information on "Shadow Soaring", October, page 4
John P. Fornarola, A Great Place to Soar!, October, page 4
William F. Davis, Alive and Well, October, page 5
Ed Lindoo, Soaring the Florida Keys, November, page 3
Joe C. Parrish, L/D is Lacking, November, page 3
Jon Browser, More on USAF Program, November, page 3
Phil Petmecky, Safety the Issue, November, page 4
Chuck O'Mahony, A Response From Chuck, November, page 4
Pat J. McGrath, Memories Valuable, November, page 5
Chris Lind, Another "Thank You", November, page 5
George R. Long, Thank You, CAP/SSA, November, page 5
Jan W. Steenblik, Uvalde at Sunset, December, page 3
2nd Lt Brian Burke, A Debt of Gratitude, December, page 3
Jim Vickery, Memories Are Made of This, December, page 3
R. Jan Martin, A Good Plug for Soaring, December, page 4
Bob Boehnke, Spruce-Up Time, December, page 4
Jennifer Mulligan, A Tribute to Gren, December, page 5
David Martin, Correction Noted, December, page 5

Soaring in Action
Elmer Mooring, M-ASA Hosts Youth, January, page 7
Jim Culp, GCS Reaches Out, January, page 7
Tim Mara, Special Announcement, January, page 8
John Campbell, SSA Member on NCAE Board, January, page 8
Wayne Ginther, Alvord - 1997, January, page 9
Final Glide, January, page 10
Gerry Guay, NE Region CAP Flights, January, page 10
James W. Swinnich, From the NSM Director, January, page 13
Jack Wyman, Region 6 Contest, January, page 14
Final Glide, March, page 7
Jim Short, IAR Brasov Increases Safe-Life of IS-28B2 "Lark", March, page 8
New Product, March, page 8
Jaye Fish, NSM Wants Your Help, March, page 9
Soaring Flight Simulator, March, page 9
National Soaring Museum, Lincoln Award Winner, March, page 10
Tom Knauff, New From Schempp-Hirth, March, page 12
Paul J. Krupin, Summer Camp for Teens, March, page 12
George Wiederkehr, 4th International European Junior Gliding Championship, April, page 5
News About PW-5, April, page 6
Elemer Katinszky, PW-5 Type Certification, April, page 6
Distributor Announced, April, page 7
Jim Price, Glider Flight Number 8000, April, page 7
John Campbell, Line Crew Reward, April, page 7
Final Glide, April, page 8
Norm Page, Henry Combs Perpetual Trophy Winner for 1997, April, page 8
Denver Soaring Council, Scholarship Winner Announced, April, page 9
New Florida Club, April, page 9
John Campbell, 1997 Kolstad Awards, May, page 7
Final Glide, May, page 8
Discover Soaring! Video Wins Award, May, page 8
Billy Singleton, Report Available, May, page 8
New Soaring Video, May, page 9
Knauff and Sproull Elected to the Soaring Hall of Fame, May, page 10
Jack Olson, Still Looking Up, May, page 10
NAA Announces Record Flights of 1997, May, page 13
Final Glide, June, page 5
John Campbell, SSA Rejuvenation, June, page 6
Pete Williams, New Product Self-Launch Retractable Engine Sailplanes by Peter Williams, June, page 7
Martin Simons, New Product German Air Attaché: The Life of Peter Riedel by Martin Simons, June, page 8
Dick Johnson, 1998 Marfa Thermal and Wave Camp Report, June, page 8
Kai Gertsen, 1998 Senior Nationals, June, page 10
NSF Board Meeting, June, page 12
Brian Hudnut, Construction of 100th Steme Model S10, June, page 12
Carla Page, Teens Earn Soaring Awards, July, page 7
Schempp-Hirth, Discus-2 Makes Maiden Flight, July, page 8
Sharon Smith, WSPA Online, July, page 8
New Winch Available, July, page 9
Peter McLean, Soaring Event Announced, July, page 9
Lou Frank, Soaring Safety Seminar 1998, July, page 10
Final Glide, July, page 11
Cyndi Stephenson, New Promotional Item, July, page 11
Vitek Siroky, Purchase Planned, August, page 7
New Product Ball GS Comp, August, page 7
Larry Sanderson, Charlie Spratt Reporting On-Line, August, page 7
Final Glide, August, page 8
Vitek Siroky, News from LET, August, page 8
Biographies for Newly Nominated SSA Director Candidates, August, page 9
Final Glide, September, page 7
Larry Sanderson, A New Era in Contest Reporting, September, page 7
François Pin, 1999 SSA Convention Help and Involvement Needed, September, page 7
Jim Price, Region 6 South Contest, September, page 8
John Murray, New Product, September, page 8
Ty White, 1998 Region 11 Championships, September, page 10
Final Glide, October, page 7
Mark Kennedy, Heads Up, October, page 7
Charlie Spratt and Carmen Waters, Region Four North Contest, October, page 7
Mark Kennedy, Weather Articles Coming, October, page 8
Mike Greenwald, Region 7 Results, October, page 9
Burt Compton, Byrd Does Great, October, page 9
Ron Clarke, New Glider to U.S., October, page 9
Mark Kennedy, For Prospective Authors, October, page 9
Ron Ferguson, Region 8 Contest Report, October, page 10
Chris Schnier, Gross Sky Ghost Scholarship Awarded, October, page 10
Hank Marlowe, Henry Combs Reaches 200th, November, page 7
Larry Sanderson, SSA Holiday Office Schedule, November, page 7
Larry Sanderson, Members Elect Regional Directors, November, page 7
Larry Sanderson, Board Selects Directors-At-Large, November, page 7
Rick Hanson, Youth at Sugarbush, November, page 8
Larry Sanderson, Frank Reid Elected as SSA Chair for 1999, November, page 8
Final Glide, November, page 9
David Habercom, Test Flight For PW-6, November, page 9
Cyndi Stephenson, USUA Will Attend, November, page 9
Dean Carswell, TSA Repeats Seminar Success, December, page 7
Larry Sanderson, SSA Holiday Office Schedule, December, page 7
Gerard Pahl, CG-4A at Kalamazoo Museum, December, page 7
Final Glide, December, page 8
Bruce Carmichael, 1998 Symposium on Motorgliders and Self-Launching Sailplanes, December, page 8
Patrick Cummins, Rebirth of a Glider: In Memory of Frank Lilly, December, page 9
CAP Release, Local Cadets in Flight Training, December, page 10
Kai Gertsen, Region 3, Dansville, New York, December, page 11
John Duprey, Region 9 Sports Class Contest, December, page 13
Jennifer Mulligan, Region 4 South Contest, December, page 14

The Buzz
Bob Wander, January, page 15
Bob Wander, Pilots: Know Your Rights!, February, page 15
Bob Wander, March, page 13
Bob Wander, April, page 9
Bob Wander, May, page 13
Bob Wander, A Little Friendly Competition, June, page 14
Bob Wander, July, page 12
Bob Wander, You Gotta ... Have a Regatta!, August, page 10
Bob Wander, http://www.ssa.org, September, page 12
Bob Wander, October, page 12
Bob Wander, November, page 11
Bob Wander, December, page 16


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