Soaring Magazine Index for 2004 organized by section

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1-26 Kicks, 2004 Eagle Fund Campaign, Advertisement, Ask the Badge Lady, Beginners' Corner, Calendar, Club News, Competition Corner, Covers, Eagle Fund, Executive, Executive Director's Column, Feature Article, Feature Articles, Milestones, Motorgliding Corner, Promoting Soaring, SSA & FAI Awards, SSA Mail, SSA News, SSA and FAI Awards, Safety Corner, Soaring Mail, Soaring News, Soaring Safety Foundation Update, The Gate

1-26 Kicks
Marv Willis, 1-26 Kicks "God Help Me, I Love This!", December, page 18

2004 Eagle Fund Campaign
A Partial Listing of the Generous Support received from Members, December, pages 24-25

Advertisement
December, pages 5-8
DG-1000, December, page 9

Ask the Badge Lady
Arleen Coleson, How often do barographs and flight recorders have to be calibrated?, January, page 50

Beginners' Corner
Bob Wander, Signs of Lift in the Sky, January, page 17
Bob Wander, Aviation Regulations and Student Pilots, March, page 11
Bob Wander, Pilot Operating Handbook, May, page 12
Bob Wander, The Best Beginners Ever, July, page 12
Bob Wander, Book Reviews, September, page 13

Calendar
Calendar Editor, Contests & Special Events, December, page 46

Club News
Frauke Elber, Perserverance, March, page 1
Frauke Elber, A Decline in Participation, March, page 12
Frauke Elber, A Place to Fly, A Place to Stay, June, page 11
Frauke Elber, A Special Dedication to World War II Glider Pilots, July, page 11
Frauke Elber, The Good News and the Bad News, September, page 11
Frauke Elber, Perils of Soaring, Mother Nature's and Man Made, October, pages 16-17
Frauke Elber, What Can We Do for Our Sport?, December, page 17

Competition Corner
Karl Striedieck, The Troops, February, page 11
Karl Striedieck, Contest Fees, June, page 13
Karl Striedieck, H 2 Woe, November, page 19

Covers
John Wolter, Pik 20 in the German mountains, January
Michael Hart, David Gaines flying a Mini-Nimbus near Houston, February
Greg Cook, Bowlus Super Albatross replica, built by J.J. Sinclair, March
Stephen Nesser, Jim Hard: Diamond in the Rough, April
Cindy Brickner, Jim Skydell in a DG-300 over Cal City, CA, May
Steve Waters, Bob Thompson in his Ventus being towed aloft from Val-Air Gliderport in Durango, CO, June
Jochen Kruse, 1951 Condor V in Hahnweide, Germany, July
Réal LeGouëff, Montage from St. Auban, France, August
whiteplanes.com, Tim McAllister at the Third Club Class WGC in Elverum, Norway, September
Steve Hines, Launch at Hobbs, October
Jicham Hobeika, Ventus B at sunset, flown by Alain Orfila, November
Erich Zimm, Tony Smolder's "worm burning" finish in a Ventus B at Turf Soaring School, December

Eagle Fund
Dean Carswell, Do More to Soar in '04, December, page 23

Executive
Dennis Wright, SSA - Working for You, December, page 2

Executive Director's Column
C. Dennis Wright, The Convention and Budgets, January, page 2
C. Dennis Wright, Politics, and One Small Way It Affects Soaring, February, page 2
C. Dennis Wright, Time Sure Goes by Fast, March, page 2
C. Dennis Wright, SSA Chapters... A Special Class of Membership, April, page 2
C. Dennis Wright, You All Got an Exemption Down There?, May, page 2
C. Dennis Wright, Association R Us, June, page 2
C. Dennis Wright, Young People and Soaring, July, page 2
C. Dennis Wright, Association R US - Part II, August, page 2
C. Dennis Wright, Yes, Margaret... It has been a year, September, page 2
C. Dennis Wright, The Value of a Phone Call, October, page 2
C. Dennis Wright, Volunteers, November, page 2

Feature Article
Joe Volmar, Academy Motorgliders Find New Home, December, pages 26-30
Brian Mork, TG-7 Performance, December, pages 30-31
John H. Campbell, Plain Soaring - USA Juniors Down Under, December, pages 32-35
Jim Herd, How do You Spell "Hospitality?" A-U-S-T-R-A-L-I-A, December, pages 36-38

Feature Articles
Jim Short, The State of the Soaring Society of America, January, page 19
Paul Moffat, Building a Glider Trailer, January, page 22
Pete Tobin, Soaring in Ireland, January, page 27
Mike Abernathy, Cross Country Mentor: Soaring Skill Improvement - Part 2, January, page 32
Bob Leve, Stess and Mental Overload in Soaring, January, page 37
Woodson K. Woods, Pacific High, February, pages 13-18
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the HK36TTC Super Dimona Motorglider, February, pages 19-24
Dean Carswell, Handling the Katana Xtreme, February, pages 25-26
Sergio Colacevich, Dances with Eagles, February, pages 28-30
Pat Costello, Insurance, Will it Pay when Needed?, February, pages 31-32
Mary Kuhlke, The Experience of Flying, February, page 34
Tim Kreiner, The Farmer's Daughter, February, page 36
Steve Leonard, Kowbell 2003, February, page 38
Leo Benetti-Longhini, The ETA Biter, March, pages 16-19
Chris Woods, The Inspiration to Soar, March, pages 21-23
John Sullivan, Push-to-land, March, page 27
Billy Hill, Mentoring, March, pages 28-29
Marvin Willis, Why I Fly a Schweizer 1-26, March, pages 30-31
Joe Dobronski, Flying a Self launched Sailplane Cross-Country, March, pages 32-33
R.R. "Boom" Powell, Want to Weigh More? Try a PB sandwich, March, pages 34-38
Kevin Cousineau, High Rent, March, pages 25-269
Matt Blades, Proficiency vs. Professionalism, April, page 15
Dennis Wright, One More to Soar, April, pages 17-18
George Applebay, A New Air and Space Museum, April, pages 19-22
Jim Skydell, But I Feel Fine at 12,500' Without Oxygen, April, pages 23-25
Gillian Bryce-Smith, UK Gliding, April, pages 26-31
Denise Layton, The SSA Annual Awards, April, pages 35-39
Karin Schlösser, SSA Conventiona and Air Sports Expo, 2004, May, page 15
Denise Layton, SSA Conventiona and Air Sports Expo, 2004, May, pages 15-19
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaulation of the PW-6U Two Seated Sailplane, May, page 20
Alexis Glynn Latner, An Ounce of Prevention, May, page 27
Hal Chouinard, Cross-Country Camp, May, pages 32-35
Bryan Cepak, Terry Stroud, and Phil Umphres, Triple Diamond Day, June, pages 16-19
Susan and Tim McAllister, Soaring Under the Midnight Sun, June, pages 21-23
Phil Klauder, Knowing When, June, pages 25-26
Roger Buchanan, Flying the Electric Antares, June, pages 27-32
Dan Gudgel, Calling the Contest Weather, June, pages 34-38
David Volkmann, SSA Group Insurance - A Major SSA Membership Benefit, July, pages 13-14
Chris Woods, Philip Makanna, and Philip Wallick, The Soaring Photography Contest, July, pages 16-21
Norman C. Smith, The Eileen Collins Aviation Camp, July, pages 15-28
Dennis Wright, The SSA Staff's Excellent Adventure, July, pages 32-37
Pat Lawton, 15-Meter Nationals, August, pages 24-27
Gary Boggs, Oregon State Altitude Records, August, pages 29-31
J.J. Sinclair, Building the Bowlus Replica, August, pages 32-35
Dale Masters, Introducing the Organic Variometer, August, pages 36-38
Duane Eisenbeiss, World Distance Award, September, page 15
Susan McAllister, Third Club Class World Gliding Championships, Elverum, Norway, September, pages 18-22
Doug Jacobs, Sugarbush C Racing Experience Camp, September, pages 24-26
Jack Merrick, An American Glider Pilot Remembers D-Day, September, pages 28-31
Tom Brabeck, Land of the Long White Cloud: Soaring Omarama, New Zealand, September, pages 32-37
Peter W. Smith, An Eagle's Wings have Folded, October, pages 20-23
Jim Short, Do More to Soar in '04, October, page 25
Kempton Izuno, One Thousand Miles in the Sierra Wave, October, pages 26-31
Richard H. Johnson, Circling the Holighaus Way - or Do You Really Want to Keep the Yaw String Centered?, October, pages 32-36
Bob Lacovara, At the End of the Rope: Training Winch Instructors at PGC, November, pages 21-23
Dennis Wright, Eagle Fund Drive 2004: Do More to Soar in '04, November, page 27
Tanya and Chip Bearden, Standard and World Class Nationals, November, pages 28-31
Fred Lasor, Tapping Into the Energy of Youth with the Civil Air Patrol, November, pages 32-36

Milestones
Soaring Moments, February, page 44
Final Glide, March, page 41
Jim Short, The "50 by 50" Soaring Pilot, March, pages 42-43
Soaring Moments, May, page 42
Soaring Moments, June, pages 39-40
Soaring Moments, August, pages 39-40
Soaring Moments, September, page 38
Soaring Moments, October, pages 38-39
Soaring Moments, November, pages 38-39
Final Glide, November, page 39
John and Lisabeth Boyce, Memorable Weekend, December, page 40
Mile High Gliding, Youth Soaring in Boulder, December, page 40
Steve von Bevern, Successful Solo, December, page 40
Mario Lazaga, Solo Accomplishment, December, pages 40-41
Don Berk, A Family Affair, December, page 41
Gene Morris, Sunday Afternoon Glide, December, page 41

Motorgliding Corner
Pete Williams, Power, January, page 12
Pete Williams, Mixed Aircraft Types Operations, April, page 12
Pete Williams, Are You Three Mistakes High?, August, page 18

Promoting Soaring
Burt Compton, Growing Soaring, February, page 9
Burt Compton, Give a Better Glider Ride, April, page 14
Burt Compton, Share the Secrets of Soaring, June, page 14
Burt Compton, Hidden Soaring Sites, August, page 20
Burt Compton, My Son is My Copilot, October, page 18

SSA & FAI Awards
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, December, page 43

SSA Mail
Michael Edrei, Recruiting New Members, January, page 3
Jack Wilson, Increasing Membership, January, page 4
Shinzo Takizawa, Assistance Needed, January, page 4
Hal DuPont, Kudos on Soaring Magazine, January, page 4
J.J. Sinclair, Additional Information, January, page 4
Editor, When Will We Ever Learn (Response), January, page 5
Thomas Knauff, 200 Foot Announcement during Aero Tow, January, page 5
Nigel Davis, When Will We Ever Learn, January, page 5
Robert Lee Moore, 28th World Championships, January, page 6
Harold Kosola, Decline in Membership, January, page 6
Karl Striedieck, 28th World Championships (Response), January, page 7
Howard Sinclair, Membership Growth Suggestions, February, page 3
Jules Gilpatrick, Appreciates Tow Pilot Column, February, page 3
Pete Williams, Remembering Wally Scott, March, page 3
John "Corky" Gill, Membership Thoughts, March, page 3
Warren E. Dion, Thanks for the Article (Pete Tobin's on Ireland), March, page 3
John Bentley, The Essence of Soaring, March, page 4
Mike Abernathy, Cross-Country Article, March, page 5
Lee Kuhlhe, Who Cares about Contests?, March, page 5
Jim Skydell, Marketing Soaring: SSA Member Survey, April, page 3
Eric Norris, Spreading the Word about Gliding, April, page 3
Grant Davis, New Soaring Checklist, April, page 3
George Taylor, Parking Fee Problems, April, page 4
Brooks Townes, Learning with Less Cawfee, April, page 4
John Stickelmaier, Competition for Growth, July, page 3
George Thelen, Apologies, July, page 3
Mid Kolstad, Who are the Founders of the Kolstad Youth Soaring Awards and Annual College Scholarship Grant, July, page 3
Ann Byrd, Excellent Soaring Spirit, August, page 3
J.J. Sinclair, Collision Avoidance, August, page 4
Gregory Ellis, Suggstions on How to Increase our Membership, August, page 4
Grant Davis, Recruitment Suggestions, August, page 5
Dave Schuur, A Little Incentive, August, page 5
Charlie Spratt, SSA Building in Need of Repairs, September, page 3
Mike Abernathy, Kudos, September, page 3
Bob Mowry, Glider goes to Preschool, September, page 4
John Faris, Comparitive Data Needed for 4-Bladed Props for Tow Aircraft, September, page 4
Brad Towne, Thank you from Bultman Scholarship Winners, September, page 4
Wayne Oliver, True Origin of Poem, October, page 3
Jim Herd, Organic Vario - Not my Cup of Tea, October, page 3
Jim Price, Thank You, Barron Hilton, October, page 3
Christopher P. Hodges, Stop the Noise, October, page 4
Leo Montejo, Future SSA Members, November, page 3
Hal Bruning, Salvation, November, page 3
Richard H. Johnson, Great Memories, November, page 4
Bill Bennett, Suggestion fo Increase Membership, November, page 5
2005 SSA Convention & Air Expo, November, page 10
Robert Hutchens, Need Help, December, page 3
Pat Costello, Service to the SSA, December, page 3
Chuck Stoltz, Winch Launch, December, page 4

SSA News
Garret Willat, Junior Soaring Development and Training Camp, May, page 4
SSA Competition Rules Committee Call for Nominations, May, page 6
Frauke Elber, Seeking Host, May, page 6
Mile High Gliding, Inc., Good Neighbor Tow Planes, May, page 7
Aerox, Aerox's Pro-O2 Refillable Handheld Emergency Oxygen System, May, page 8
Ralph Kollstad, Raising Funds for Youth, August, page 7
Art Wallace, The Michael Wallace Memorial Scholarship Fund, August, page 7
Roy Coulliette Inducted into Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame, August, page 8
Rich Carlson, Region 7 Contest, August, page 10
Dean Carswell, Soaring Hall of Fame - Call for Nominations, August, page 11
Rich Sheppe, Region 5 World Class, August, page 12
Ed Byars, Region 5 Sports Class, August, page 13
Megan Nagel, Southern Soaring, August, page 13
Karl Striedieck, Annual Pilot's Competition Poll, September, page 6
A New Book - Segelflugzeug-Geschichten Die Gleit- und Segelflugzeuge des Deutschen Segelflugmuseums, September, page 6
Robert Mudd, New Glider Maintenance Shop Opened, September, page 8
Sally Campbell, Soaring Angel, September, page 8
Steven P. Wasilowski, Fidelity Named Investment Manager for the Soaring Society of America, September, page 9
Frauke Elber, WSPA Announcement, October, page 6
New Screenplay, October, page 6
Karl Striedieck, Competition Pilot Poll, October, page 6
John Gleeson, Civil Air Patrol - Hawaii Wing, October, page 7
Dawn Sullivan, 2004 Region 9 Championships - Parowan, Utah, USA, October, page 8
Vesna Stergar, The 2004 Women Seminar at Harris Hill, NY, October, page 10
Bob Dittert, 2004 Region 9 Contest - Hobbs, NM, October, page 11
SSA Directors Elected, November, page 11
Matt Blades, Any Yearlings Out There?, November, page 11
Marcelo Catalan, New Calendar from Brazil, November, page 12
Dean Carswell, TSA Summer Teraining Seminar and Cross-Country Camp, November, page 12
Preston Burch, 2004 Region 4 North Soaring Championships, November, page 14
M&H Soaring, New Discus 2c, December, page 10
George Powell, Winner of on-line Contest Announced, December, page 10
SSA Works to Mitigate Security Requirements, December, page 10
John Seaborn, Junior Pilots Invited to Sign Up for Junior News, December, page 10
Charlie Spratt, New Castle Contest, December, page 11
Gary B. Fogel, Futuristic Radio-Controlled Model Sailplane Headed to National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Haxy Center, December, page 11
Jim Skydell, 2005 SSA National Convention, December, pages 11-12
Where in the World is Wright?, December, page 13
Dan Cole, Region 5 North Contest, December, pages 12-14
Jim Skydell, SSA Launches New Online E-newsletter, December, page 15

SSA and FAI Awards
Arleen Coleson, January, page 50
Arleen Coleson, Badges and Records Ask the Badge Lady, February, page 48
Judy Ruprecht, Badges and Records, April, page 46
Judy Ruprecht, Badges and Records, May, page 46
Judy Ruprecht, Badges and Records, June, page 44
Judy Ruprecht, Badges and Records, July, pages 47-48
Judy Ruprecht, Badges and Records, August, pages 44-45
Judy Ruprecht, Badges and Records, September, pages 43-45
Judy Ruprecht, Badges and Records, October, pages 41-43
Judy Ruprecht, Badges and Records, November, pages 42-43

Safety Corner
George Thelen, Changes, January, page 48
George Thelen, Instructor/Student Relationship, February, pages 46-47
George Thelen, Dear Flabby, March, pages 45-46
George Thelen, Mid-Air, April, pages 43-45
George Thelen, Rusty, May, pages 44-45
George Thelen, Double Tragedy, June, pages 46-48
George Thelen, Rope or Rotor, July, pages 44-46
George Thelen, Electric Winch Launch Accident, August, pages 47-48
George Thelen, Running Together, October, pages 46-48
George Thelen, In a Jam, November, pages 46-49
George Thelen, For Lack of the Right Stuff, December, page 47

Soaring Mail
Marty Schneiderman, Finding Lucy Wills, May, page 3
Charles H. Davis, II, SSA Conventions, May, page 3
Karl-Heinz Friedrich, Friendship across the Ocean, May, page 4
Chuck Lohre, Appreicates Soaring Magazine's New Editorial Focus, May, page 4
Michael McCauliffe, Inspired Paraguay, June, page 3
Bob Critchlow, Parking Problems, June, page 3
Eduardo Alvarez, Soaring in Paraguay, June, page 3
Robbie Elves, Mixed Aircraft Types Operations, June, page 4

Soaring News
Additional Contest Winners, January, page 9
Editor, General Aviation Coalition Meets with FAA Administrator, January, page 9
SSA and Region 2 Join Forces at AOPA Convention, January, page 9
John Gill, Change in the Joseph C. Lincoln Award, January, page 10
Jerry Zieba, Highest Performing 15-Meter Sailplane, January, page 10
John Gill, The "Joseph C. Lincoln Award" to Wally Scott, January, page 10
Frauke Elber, Club News, February, page 5
Knauff and Grove Named New Schleicher Dealer, February, page 6
Bela Gogos, Youth Lost in Red Hell, February, page 6
2004 Flight Library, February, page 7
Bertha Ryan, Soaring Magazine Index, March, page 7
Dean Carswell, TSA New Year Training Seminar 2004, March, page 8
William "Bill" Schweizer, Born to Fly: A First-Hand Account of Aviation Adventures, March, page 9
Peter W. Smith and Karin Schlösser, Charlie Spratt Book, March, page 9
Call for SSA Director Nominations, April, page 6
Karl Striedieck, 2004 Rules Changes, April, page 6
Doug Jacobs, New Film ("A Fine Week of Soaring"), April, page 7
Robert Jamieson, New Aviation Oxygen, April, page 7
Bill Ard, Russia Sailplanes, April, page 8
Diana S. Wright, Albuquerque Soaring Club Hosts SSA Executive Director, April, page 9
John Campbell, SSA Youth Scholarships, April, page 9
Dick Johnson, 2004 Marfa Spring Thermal and Wave Camp Report, June, page 6
John C. Kalinowski, Last WWII Glider to Fly USAF Missions to be Retired, June, page 6
John H. Campbell, SSA Exhibit at NCASE, June, page 8
But I feel Fine at 12,5000', June, page 9
Continued Insurability: Ensuring the SSA Group Insurance Plan Will Always Work for You, June, page 9
John Seaborn, Junior Opportunities, U.S. Soaring Team, July, page 6
John H. Campbell, Progress in Youth Numbers, July, page 7
New Chief Master Instructor Appointed, July, page 7
Generous Support Received for Annual Eagle Fund Drive, July, page 8
D. Cardani and V. Pajno, Motorless Flight Symposium, July, page 8

Soaring Safety Foundation Update
Bob Wander, Flight Instructor Recertification Clinics, December, page 20
Burt Compton, Flight Instructor Recertification Clinics, December, page 20
Bernald Smith, The Dangerous Months?, December, page 21
Gene Hammond, The Last Option, December, page 21

The Gate
Charlie Spratt, Never Growing Up, January, page 60
Charlie Spratt, Youth People in Soaring, February, page 60
Charlie Spratt, Liquid Assets, March, page 60
Charlie Spratt, Silence is Golden, But Watch Out for the Sand, April, page 60
Charlie Spratt, Soaring has an Animal Attraction, May, page 60
Charlie Spratt, The Pin is Mightier than the Sword, June, page 60
Charlie Spratt, Signs of the Times, July, page 60
Charlie Spratt, Film at Eleven, August, page 60
Charlie Spratt, Women of Soaring, September, page 60
Charlie Spratt, Sailing on the Sea of Hobbs, October, page 60
Charlie Spratt, Radio Communications, November, page 60
Charlie Spratt, Our Home Needs Repair, December, page 60


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