Soaring Magazine Index for 2002 organized by section

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Beginners' Corner, Competition Corner, Cover, Feature Article, Hangar-Flying Project, Instructors' Corner, Milestones, Motorgliding Corner, President's Column, SSA & FAI Awards, SSA Mail, Safety Corner, Sailplane Safety, Soaring News, The Hangar-Flying Project, Tow Pilots' Corner

Beginners' Corner
Bob Wander, Learning Plateaus, February, page 10
Bob Wander, Aerotowing, April, page 37
Bob Wander, Soaring-Related Information on the World Wide Web, June, page 10
Bob Wander, Boxing the Wake, August, page 12
Bob Wander, Towrope Slack, October, page 16
Bob Wander, Aerotow, November, page 20

Competition Corner
Karl Striedieck, The Scoring Program, February, page 12
Karl Striedieck, The CD, June, page 14
Karl Striedieck, A Better Sniffer?, August, page 14
Karl Striedieck, Tasking, October, page 19
Karl Striedieck, Tweaking Time-Limited Tasks, November, page 22

Cover
Nicole Crepaz, Mid Georgia Soaring Association, January
Ginger Gray, Discus Resting Against West Texas Sunset, February
John Sullivan, Soaring the Ridge in Pennsylvania, March
Jerry Sorin, Freedom's Wings' two place sailplane at Van Sant, April
Jan Scott and Steve Hines, SSA is 70 this Month, May
Richard Thornton, Homebuilders' Workshop at Tehachapi, June
Mickey Ball, Sailplane on Final, July
Bruce Lawler, Heavenly Valley Ski Resort and Lake Tahoe, August
John Latson, Schweizer 2-32, September
Orville Wright, Wilber Wright Flying Glider near Kitty Hawk, October
Jerry Sorin, Bill Sucher over Bucks County, PA, November
John Wolter, Scheibe Over Castle, December

Feature Article
Charlie Spratt, 2001 15-Meter National Championships, January, pages 18,19,20,21
Fernando Silva, Lessons Learned at Uvalde, January, pages 22,23
Conrad Suechting, The Second World Air Games - Mañana Perhaps, January, page 24
Tony Segal, Six Point Harnesses in Gliders, January, page 28
Rick Sheppe, Winter Fling, January, pages 30,31,32,33
John Seaborn, The Robertson Trust, January, page 34
Andrew Ainslie, The Screw of the Tern: A Cautionary Tale, January, page 37
Susan McAllister, Motorglider Nationals Comes Into its Own, February, page 14
Katarina Nicole Arnoux-Connors, The Return to Turf Soaring, February, page 18
Bill Snead, Soaring Downwind, February, page 21
Jeff Byard, The Boy Who Flew With the Condors, February, page 24
Eric Greenwell, Transponders in Sailplanes, February, page 26
Robert Salvo, A Ballistic Recovery System for the Genesis 2, February, page 30
Jack Wyman, The Soaring Populatiry of...Golf?, February, page 32
Tom Kreyche, Soaring the Great Basin, March, page 18
Gavin Wills, Mountain Soaring Tips - Ridge Running, March, page 23
Timothy McAllister, Running on Rails with Golden Eagles, March, page 26
John Good, The 2001 World Gliding Championships, March, page 30
Eric Greenwell, Choosing, Installing and Using a Transponder, March, page 36
Richard Kellerman, Using Thermodynamic Diagrams, Part 2, April, page 12
Tom Bradbury, Evolution of Cumulus Cloud, April, page 17
The 2001 US National and Regional Champions, April, page 21
Jim Hays, Low Performance Fun, April, page 24
Janice Armstrong, The 2002 SSA Convention and Air Sports Expo, April, page 27
Dan Johnson, Rehydration - How to Stay Moist or Prunelike Pilots Soar Sloppily, April, page 32
Jim Short, FAA Releases Sport Pilot NRPM - SSA Member comments solicited, April, page 35
SSA Annual Awards, May, page 15
Ken Sorenson, Struck by Lightning, May, page 19
John Good, The Soaring Society of America is 70 this Month, May, page 22
Gavin Wills, Norm's Last Flight, May, page 26
Charlie Spratt, Rules on the Road, May, page 27
J.J. Sinclair, The Torch, May, page 32
John Good, The Positive Control Check and Critical Assembly Check, May, page 34
Ron Schwartz, Cliff House to Lickdale Ga, May, page 37
Tom Knauff, Canopy Open on Tow, June, page 15
Mark Maughmer, About Winglets, June, page 18
Karen Scheder Barbera, 10,000 feet and Climbing, June, page 24
Laurence Edgar, High Flight in a Mountain Lee Wave, June, page 26
Mike Abernathy, Tools for Soaring Skill Improvement, June, page 30
Chuck Lohre, A New Sailplane Designer, June, page 34
Gavin Wills, Mountain Thermals, Part One: Cloud Huggers and Rock Hoppers, June, page 38
Joe S. Hays and Robert Tidwell, The New Silent Wings Museum, July, page 18
Richard Duston, Remembering El Mirage, July, page 22
Eric Greenwell, Flying the SparrowHawk - a Pilot's Report, July, page 26
Jack Glendening, BLIPMAPs, July, page 30
Sergio Colacevich, My Thousands, July, page 35
Gavin Wills, Mountain Thermals, Part Two - Outsmarting the Sirens, August, page 16
Judy Ruprecht, The Future of Gliding & Airspace in the US, August, page 18
Tom Bradbury, Layer Clouds, August, page 22
Kevin Kochersberger and Ken Hyde, The 1901 Wright Glider, August, page 27
Bertha Ryan and Lloyd Licher, Mountain Wave Exploration: The Past Meets the Future, August, page 34
Charlie Spratt, Soaring on Display, August, page 38
Susan McAllister, No Experience Necessary - Learning to Race at Mifflin, September, page 16
Richard Duston, The Flight That Never Was, September, page 20
Charlie Spratt, 2002 Standard Class National Soaring Championships, September, page 24
Kempton Izuno, The Most Incredible Cross-Country School, September, page 29
George Moffat, Changes in Competition Soaring, October, page 22
John Cochrane, Safer Finishes, October, page 26
Eric Frere and Fred Looft, Importing a Used Glider to the United States, October, page 29
Kevin Kochersberger and Ken Hyde, The Wright 1902 Glider, October, page 30
Jim D. Burch, Confessions of a Pilot Examiner, November, page 22
Paddy Welles, Dune Revisited: the 2002 15-Meter National Championships, November, page 26
John Cochrane, Tonopah Notes, November, page 32
Eric Greenwell, Alaska Dreaming, November, page 34
Bob Dittert, National Championships at Reese, December, page 22
Chris Wood, The Song Remains the Same, December, page 28
George Moffat, Changes in Competition Soaring - Part 2, December, page 34
Alexis Glynn, The Elusive Silver Lining, December, page 38

Hangar-Flying Project
Ed Byars, Divided, September, page 37
Ed Byars, Rattled, September, page 37
Ed Byars, The Hangar-Flying Project, September, page 37
John Good, Top Gun, September, page 38
The Codebreaker, September, page 38

Instructors' Corner
Frank Reid, Membership Discounts for Active SSA Instructors, January, page 12
Frank Reid, Skids, March, page 12
Frank Reid, Coordinated Turns, May, page 12
Frank Reid, Uncoordinated Versus Cross-Controlled Flight, July, page 14
Frank Reid, Completing the Loop, September, page 12
Frank Reid, No Medical Required, November, page 23

Milestones
Ivan Snell, First Solo on 14th Birthday, January, page 43
Laura Hansman, Soaring Essay, January, page 43
Ray Davis, High School Freshman Solos, January, page 43
Final Glide, January, page 43
Chris P. Hodges, Solo Flight at Age 14, February, page 43
John Hamm, Another Triumphant Flight, February, page 43
Michael Povinelli, More Utah Milestones, February, page 43
Steven P. Rhule, New Pilot in Pennsylvania, February, page 43
Final Glide, February, page 43
John Campbell, Teens Spread their Wings in Colorado, March, page 43
Michael Dare, First Cadet Solos in Squadron 11 Glider Program, March, page 43
Final Glide, March, page 43
Ron Leonard, A New Pilot in Missouri, April, page 47
Susan Christner, All Smiles, April, page 47
Final Glide, April, page 47
Martin Linex, Following in the Footsteps, May, page 48
Mick Westbrook, Busy Year, May, page 48
Tom Decker, Junior Towing Junior, May, page 48
Pete Sisoy, Seven Students Soloed, May, page 49
Final Glide, May, page 49
Cam Martin, New Duster Pilot, June, page 49
James Pitcher, First Solo, June, page 49
Lloyd Aronoff, Flying Together, June, page 49
Final Glide, June, page 49
Mark Rose, Coming Back, July, page 43
Final Glide, July, page 43
Ivan Snell, As Fate Would Have It, August, page 43
Paul Quinn, Young and Old, August, page 43
Peter Bacqué, New Glider License, August, page 43
Final Glide, August, page 43
Arleen Coleson, Silver Badge, September, page 43
Eugene F. Ruperto, Proud Father, September, page 43
Janie Burbank, What a 16th Birthday, September, page 43
Steven Sutnick, Big Step, September, page 43
Paul P. Akins, A Great Accomplishment, September, page 46
Final Glide, September
Tammie Carswell, TSA Youth Training Program, October, page 42
Final Glide, October, page 42
Jeffrey Hazlegrove, Another Lincoln Flies, October, page 43
Jim Vickery, Glider Chick Rules, October, page 43
A. McKinnon, CAP Glider Encampment, November, page 42
CCSC, First Solo Flight, November, page 42
Ed Byars, The Hangar-Flying Project, November, page 42
Geoff Weck, Happy CAP Cadets, November, page 42
Final Glide, November, page 42
Dave Carpenter, Soloed - More Work Ahead, December, page 48
Walt Klemperer, Oregon CAP Solo, December, page 48
Final Glide, December, page 48

Motorgliding Corner
Pete Williams, Staying Proficient, March, page 15
Pete Williams, The New Light Self-Launching Sailplanes, July, page 12
Pete Williams, The Motorglider Checkout, October, page 20
Pete Williams, What's New, December, page 19

President's Column
Larry Sanderson, SSA in Ontario California, that is, January, page 2
Larry Sanderson, SSA Members Step Up, February, page 2
Larry Sanderson, Developments in Ontario, March, page 2
Larry Sanderson, Where in the World is the SSA, April, page 2
Larry Sanderson, SSA is 70 Years Old this Month, May, page 2
Larry Sanderson, Airspace, Airspace and Airspace, June, page 2
Larry Sanderson, How's Our Society Doing Today?, August, page 2
Larry Sanderson, The Wright Brothers, Dayton and Gliders, September, page 2
Larry Sanderson, Our Extended Family, October, page 2
Larry Sanderson, Passing the Baton, November, page 2
Larry Sanderson, Why We Care ... and How You Can Help, December, page 2

SSA & FAI Awards
Arleen Coleson, Badges & Records: Ask the Badge Lady, January, page 40
Arleen Coleson, Badges & Records: Ask the Badge Lady, February, page 40
Arleen Coleson, Badges & Records: Ask the Badge Lady, March, page 41
Arleen Coleson, Badges & Records: Ask the Badge Lady, April, page 38
Arleen Coleson, Badges & Records: Ask the Badge Lady, May, page 46
Arleen Coleson, Badges & Records: Ask the Badge Lady, June, page 40
Arleen Coleson, Badges & Records: Ask the Badge Lady, July, page 40
Arleen Coleson, Badges & Records: Ask the Badge Lady, August, page 40
Arleen Coleson, Badges & Records: Ask the Badge Lady, September, page 39
Arleen Coleson, Badges & Records: Ask the Badge Lady, October, page 39
Arleen Coleson, Badges & Records: Ask the Badge Lady, November, page 40
Arleen Coleson, Badges & Records: Ask the Badge Lady, December, page 42

SSA Mail
Charlie Spratt, Racing has Changed, January, page 3
Del Blomquist, Commendation, January, page 3
Eric Norris, BG Sailplanes, January, page 4
Mike Abernathy, Soaring Weather Reports Website, January, page 4
Mitch Hudson, Thank You, January, page 4
Norb Wethington, Looking for Pratt-Read Information, January, page 6
Peter Killmier, Seeking Information on Fledgling Primary Glider, January, page 6
Albert Thomas, Mistaken Identity, February, page 3
Frauke Elber, A Hangar for Tidewater Soaring, February, page 3
John Mathias, Crosswind Approaches, February, page 3
Mike Finegan, Great "Oldies" Article, February, page 3
R.R. Powell, Worth Saving, February, page 3
Jack Ryder, Tow Plane Engine Cooling, February, page 4
Art Rohsner, Low-Energy Landings, March, page 3
Chris Dabolt, Towing - Big is Better, March, page 3
Ed Grens, Contact for Soaring Flight Simulator, March, page 3
Frank Konesky, Dr. Francis Bundy, March, page 3
Tom Knauff, Pilots Identified, March, page 3
Bob Greenblatt, Author Replies - Low-Energy Landings, March, page 4
Mike Carlson, Low-Energy Landings, March, page 4
Helen Hayward, Club History on Internet, March, page 6
Ken Pruchnick, Helping to Promote the Sport, March, page 6
John Shelton, My Condor Story, April, page 3
Jules Gilpatrick, Tow Plane Engine Cooling, April, page 3
Mike Ely, Tow Plane Engine Cooling, April, page 3
Raul Blacksten, Lost Orders, April, page 3
Alexis I. DuPont, Transponders in a Group, April, page 4
Creig Glover, Thank You, George Thelen, May, page 3
Fred Robinson, The Right Choice, May, page 3
K.J. Strack, Tow Plane Engine Cooling, May, page 3
Stephen duPont, Book Material Available, May, page 3
Steve M. Hill, Thank You, Steve Northcraft, May, page 3
Eric Greenwell, Reply to Transponder Question, June, page 3
Frauke Elber, The Oldest Lineboy, June, page 3
Robert L. Hunter, Transponder Question, June, page 3
Dick Johnson, Thanks, Charlie, July, page 3
Harry Higgins, Super Albatross, July, page 3
Rod Hug, Sailplane Flight Simulator, July, page 3
Susan Steinmann, Youth Soaring Column, July, page 3
Colin Appleyrd, Pints and Pounds, July, page 4
Ed Yess, Cirrus Origins, July, page 4
Margaret Maupin, Windrose Caution, July, page 4
Betty McMillen Loufek, Soaring History, August, page 3
Jim Ross, Beware of Those Waves, August, page 3
Tony Way, Thanks for Saving My Canopy, August, page 3
Dot Koerner, Pints and Pounds - Again, September, page 3
John Joss, The Rope Break, September, page 3
John P. Dezzutti, Trailering Accident, September, page 3
A.E. Fountain, Sad News, October, page 3
Elmer Mooring, The Rope Break, October, page 3
Regis Tripier, Looking for Information, October, page 3
Stephen duPont, First Powered Device to Fly, October, page 3
Leonard Lacaze, Old, Bold Pilots, November, page 3
Tom Hardy, Thank You, Bob, November, page 3
William Kantz, The Flight That Never Was, November, page 3
Winfried Mroz, Great Article, November, page 3
Al Bowers, Great Pioneers, December, page 3
Robert Lee Moore, Charlie Bigelow - An Update and Correction, December, page 3

Safety Corner
George Thelen, Wake Turbulence or Canopy?, February, page 46
George Thelen, Youthful Indescretions, March, page 46
George Thelen, A Call From Mom, May, page 44
George Thelen, Mail, June, page 46
George Thelen, Old, Bold Pilots, August, page 46
George Thelen, Ridge Soaring in the High Mountains, September, page 46
George Thelen, Readers' Ideas and Comments, November, page 38
George Thelen, Know Yourself, December, page 49

Sailplane Safety
Billy Singleton, January SSF Report, January, page 46
Billy Singleton, Soaring Safety Foundation, April, page 42
Billy Singleton, Soaring Safety Foundation Report, July, page 44
Billy Singleton, Soaring Safety Foundation Report, October, page 44

Soaring News
Karl Striedieck, Contest Rules Recommendations for 2002, January, page 8
Joe W. Streetman, Book Review: Wind and Wings: The History of Soaring in San Diego by Gary Fogel, January, pages 8,9
Dick Johnson, PC-Based Sailplane Flight Simulation, January, page 9
Kevin Brooker, Mt. Washington Wave Camp, January, page 9
Billy Singleton, Soaring Safety Foundation News, January, page 10
Ian Strachan, IGC Flight Recorder Approvals, January, page 10
Arthur Wallace, Michael Wallace Memorial Scholarship Fund, February, page 6
John Good, World Gliding Championships, February, page 6
Joseph C. Lincoln Award Committee, Joseph C. Lincoln Award Winner, February, page 6
François Pin, World Class Soaring Association Elects New Officers, February, page 8
Greg Cole, SparrowHawk First Flight, March, page 8
Rick Hanson, Youth Soaring Camps, March, page 8
New Schweizer Gallery Now Open at the National Soaring Museum, March, page 8
Editor, AOPA Volunteer of the Month, March, page 10
Editor, US - Manufactured 2-Place Training Glider Planned, March, page 10
Robert Sumwalt, Bermuda High Badge Day, March, page 10
Bertha Ryan, Soaring Landmark Dedication, April, page 6
Dean Carswell, The SSA Master Cross-Country Instructor Program, April, page 6
SSA Staff, Call for SSA Director Nominations, April, page 8
Hannes Linke, Request for Bids for the 2006 Multi-Class World Championships, April, page 10
Shawn Knickerbocker, Reconditioned L-13 Blaniks, April, page 10
Dean Carswell, The SSA Cross-Country Handbook for Students, May, page 4
SSA Staff, SSA Flight Hotline Established, May, page 4
SSA Staff, The FAA's "No Loitering" Rule, May, page 4
Jeff Driscoll, Nutmg Soaring Purchases Freehold Airport, May, page 6
Rick Sheppe, 2002 Senior Contest, May, page 8
SSA Staff, Contest Rules Committee Election, June, page 4
Two-Place Glider to be Manufactured in Florida, June, page 4
François Pin, WCSA Sponsorships, June, page 6
Rolladen-Schneider Flugzeugbau GmbH, Rolladen-Schneider Dealer, June, page 6
Charlie Pate, New Glider Operation, June, page 8
Dick Johnson, Marfa 2002 Spring Thermal and Wave Camp Report, June, page 8
Frauke Elber, Sweepstakes Winner, June, page 8
Burt Compton, Oshkosh 2002, July, page 5
Editor, Soaring Hall of Fame Nominations Sought, July, page 5
Janusz Kesik, A World Class Contest in Poland, July, page 5
Vitek Siroky, New Gliders for the US Air Force Academy, July, page 5
Benjamin Marcus, A New Soaring Club in Indiana, July, page 6
Janice Armstrong, Sailplane Homebuilders Association Offers New Books, July, page 6
Lars Kristensen, Waves in Norway, July, page 6
Dan Cole, 2002 Region 5 North Contest, July, page 8
Patagonia Soaring, Patagonia Soaring, August, page 4
SSA Director Nominations, August, page 4
Editor, Correction, August, page 5
Editor, Lindbergh Webpage, August, page 5
John Seaborn, US Soaring Team E-Survey, August, page 5
Janice Armstrong, Sailplane Development Panel, August, page 8
Arthur Wallace, Michael Wallace Memorial Scholarship Grant Awarded, August, page 10
Carl Herold, "Landout" CD, August, page 10
Alexis Glynn Latner, 2002 WSPA Seminar, September, page 4
Editor, Perlan Project in New Zealand, September, page 4
Bob Blakemore, Region 9 Championships, September, page 5
Thomas Milko, Diplome de Performance, September, page 5
Gary Kemp, Region 11 Championships, September, page 6
Chad Moore, Air Sailing Sports Class Contest, September, page 8
Burt Compton, Texas Soaring Recods Set at Marfa, September, page 10
Di Blasi, New Product - The NavPad, September, page 10
Guenther Jacobs, Training Camp in Parowan, Utah, September, page 10
Jennifer Marshall, Book Review: More With Less - Paul MacCready and the Dream of Efficient flght, September, page 10
Angel Pala and Terry Blankenship, Third Annual Jim Crisp Memorial Taos Soaring Fiesta, October, page 4
Editor, Foreigh Glider Pilot Applications, October, page 4
Roy Coulliette, Turf Soaring School Celebrates its 35th Anniversary, October, page 4
Dean Carswell, TSA Training Seminar and Cross-Country Camp, October, page 6
Karl Hjertberg, Rebuilding a Bungee-Launch Platform, October, page 6
Janice Armstrong, Book Review: Delta Papa: A Life of Flying, by Derek Piggott, October, page 8
Ed Byars, The Hangar-Flying Project, October, page 10
Editor, Directors Elected, November, page 4
Editor, SSA Officers Elected, November, page 4
Jim and Jackie Payne and John and Linda Murray, Return to Kitty Hawk, November, page 4
Editor, 2004 National Contest Sites Selected, November, page 6
Editor, Reese Center Selected to Bid for 2006 World Gliding Championships, November, page 6
Editor, Two Elected to SSA Rules Committee, November, page 6
Gary Bushouse, Ensign Days at Lake Elsinore, November, page 8
National Soaring Museum, Museum Director Sought, November, page 8
Kai Gertsen, 2002 Region 3 Contest, November, page 10
Bob O'Neal, 2002 Texas Soaring Association Labor Day Race Results, November, page 16
Editor, Correction, November, page 16
Karl Striedieck, Cross-Country Competition Training Offered, November, page 16
Charlie Spratt, Dick Schreder Memorial, November, page 19
Cindy Brickner, Region 12 Cross-Country Fun Contest, November, page 19
Martha Jacobs, Announcing the 2003 US Soaring Team Sweepstakes, December, page 4
Jim Payne, Return to Kitty Hawk, December, page 6
Phyllis Wells, WSPA Scholarships, December, page 8
Barron Hilton, Book Review: Because I Fly, December, page 9
Linn Buell, Book Review: Asiago: La nascita del volo a vela in Italia or The State of Gliding in Italy, December, page 9
Randy Rothe, Bullseye! - The 2002 1-26 Championships, December, page 9
Ed Byars, The Hangar-Flying Project, December, page 10

The Hangar-Flying Project
Gene Waggy, No Diamond, November, page 23

Tow Pilots' Corner
Jayne Reid, How's Your Towing Attitude, January, page 17
Jayne Reid, Safeguarding Against Towing with the Sailplane's Spoilers Open, March, page 14
Jayne Reid, The Rudder Waggle Signal, May, page 14
Jayne Reid, The Rope Break, July, page 16
Jayne Reid, Takeoff Procedures, September, page 14
Jayne Reid, Currency, December, page 20


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