Soaring Magazine Index for 2007 organized by section

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.

1-26 Kicks, Affiliates & Divisions, Calendar, Clio's Wings, Club News, Contest Corner, Covers, Feature Articles, Glider Gallery, SSA and FAI Awards, Safety Corner, Safety Program, Soaring Mail, Soaring Milestones, Soaring News, Soaring Safety Foundation

1-26 Kicks
Marvin Willis, Guest Article: Come on Darlin' Let's Go Watch the Glider Races by Fred Steadman, August, page 36

Affiliates & Divisions
Jo Shaw, Old and Slow? Not the 1-26 Association, March, page 40
Peter W. Smith, National Soaring Museum Celebrates SSA's 75th Anniversary with Special Event, May, page 51
Jim Short, Vintage Sailplanes and SSA's 75th Anniversary, July, page 34

Soaring Calendar - Contests and Special Events, June, page 40
Contests and Special Events, July, page 41
Contests and Special Events, August, page 44
Contests and Special Events, September, page 44
Contests and Special Events, October, page 39
Contests and Special Events, November, page 41

Clio's Wings
Raul Blacksten, Clio's Answers (from Clio's Wings, Page 60), January, page 39
Raul Blacksten, Clio's Wings by Clio, the Muse of History, January, page 60
Raul Blacksten, Clio's Answers (from Clio's Wings, Page 60), February, page 18
Raul Blacksten, A Little of This, a Little of That, February, page 60
Raul Blacksten, The U.S. Nationals, March, page 60
Raul Blacksten, Notes From All Over, April, page 60
Raul Blacksten, This Month's Subject: England Swings Like a Glider Do, May, page 60
Raul Blacksten, This Month's Subject: Euroglide, June, page 60
Raul Blacksten, Climbs in Other Climes, July, page 60
Raul Blacksten, The Sky of Oz, August, page 60
Raul Blacksten, Segelfliegen, September, page 60
Raul Blacksten, Boys and Their Toys, October, page 60
Raul Blacksten, White Wings in the Great White North, November, page 60
Raul Blacksten, Vol a Voile Français?, December, page 60

Club News
Frauke Elber, Student Design Project by Keith Fong, January, page 15
Eric Strandjord, Minnesota Soaring Club, February, page 14
2006 1-26 Sweepstakes Results, March, page 10
Frauke Elber, Articles from öskylinesö, April, page 10
Frauke Elber, Recent Happenings at Various Clubs, May, page 13
Frauke Elber, Have Sailplane will Travel (Fly), June, page 14
Frauke Elber, Ground Launches and Saving Money, July, page 16
Frauke Elber, Borrowing and Scavenging - Proper IFR Procedures by Phil Thorndyke, August, page 12
Frauke Elber, Focus on Youth in Soaring, September, page 12
Frauke Elber, Soaring by the Numbers by Wolf Elber, October, page 10
Frauke Elber, Learning from Others by Chris Groshel, November, page 11
Frauke Elber, The Fostering of Cross Country Soaring, December, page 11

Contest Corner
John Cochrane, Thermal Detectors, March, page 39
John Cochrane, Thermal Detectors, April, page 39

Jochen Ewald, Antares 18S self-launch motorglider, January
John Wolter over Italian Alps, February
Jon S. Yuhas, Gerry Wild in the Beltzville Club 1-26 on Tow, March
Phyllis Murray, Sailplane on Tow at Taos, New Mexico, April
Derek Lisoski, Black-browed Albatross in Antarctica, May
Holger Weitzel, Children explore sailplanes at Ridge Soaring Gliderport, June
Mathilde Akar, Mike Barenbrug in his ASW-20 in South Africa, July
Dave Nadler & Phil Ecklund, Roger Buchanan at Seminole Lake Gliderport in Antares, August
Greg Cook, Jerzy Zieba finishes at the 2006 Contest at Hobbs, NM, September
Sally Campbell, Region 5 South Contest Perry, SC, October
Bob Medley, Chris Fleming instructs Ron Clark in West Texas, November
Brad White, Soaring near sunset in central Nevada, December

Feature Articles
Kevin L. Cousineau, Wild Horses and Capricious Winds, January, page 21
Brian Resor, A Glider Pilot's Marriage Proposal, January, page 24
George Powell, 1-26 Championships Parowan, Utah 2006, January, page 26
Chris Woods, Perpetual Flying Weather, January, page 32
Craig Freeman, Winch Construction Using the K.I.S.S. Method, February, page 19
Mark Keene, The 2006 Standard Class Nationals, February, page 23
Dave Verret, Thoughts on Flying - On Aerobatic Flight, February, page 29
John, Rory, Riley, Ryan Dezzutti, and Patrick O'Flynn, Our Family's Soaring Adventure, February, page 33
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the SZD 56-2 Diana Racing Class Sailplane, March, page 17
Dean Carswell, Flying the Diana 2, March, page 22
Val Paget, Beyond the Rating, March, page 25
Brian Collins, Airsickness How to Hack It in a Glider, March, page 28
The 2006 SSA Annual Awards, April, page 15
Tom Wolf, Custom Glider Trailer Project, April, page 21
Dave Newill, How I Built an ASK-21 of my Own Over a Weekend, April, page 26
Magoo at the Bat, April, page 29
SOARING - The Takeoff (1937 Reprint), May, page 2
Kempton Izuno, SSA 2007 Memphis Convention, May, page 16
Dan Johnson, Photo Gallery, May, page 18
Three Modern Sailplanes (1937 Reprint), May, page 24
Leo Benetti-Longhini, A South African Gem - The JS1 Revelation, May, page 28
Richard H. Johnson, A flight Test Evaluation of the Sinha Wing Performance Enhancing Deturbulators, May, page 35
Soaring - Photos (1937 Reprint), May, page 36
SOARING - Soaring for Sport (1937 Reprint), June, page 2
Pat Costello, Renter Pilot Liability Insurance, June, page 19
Bob Epp, 2007 Seniors Contest, June, page 22
Chet Decker, Cross-Country (1936 National Soaring Champion) Reprint, June, page 26
Einar Enevoldson, Flight 066, Halfway Up, June, page 28
Gary Carter, An Afternoon at the Lake with Hotel Kilo, June, page 36
Lewin Barringer, 20,000 Pilots a Year, July, page 2
Warren Eaton and Arthur Lawrence, To All who Believe in the Future of Motorless Flight in America, July, page 18
Taylor Drake, Catch a Wave and You're Sittin' on Top of the World, July, page 22
Leo Benetti-Longhini, Spectacular Soaring in the Rainbow Nation, July, page 26
Henry Stiglmeier, Soaring in a Thundercloud, July, page 32
Henry N. Wrightman, Our National Program - Reprint April, 1939, August, page 2
Richard H. Johnson, How to Avoid a Midair Collision - A New Approach, August, page 15
Bill Snead, Racing Sailplanes, August, page 26
Dave Verret, Thoughts on Flying - On Flight Instructors, August, page 33
Henry N. Wrightman, Contributions by Members - Reprint September, 1939, September, page 2
Dick Holzwarth, 2007 U.S. Sports Class National championship, September, page 14
W.G. Hill, The Little Big Man, September, page 18
Richard Johnson, Elmira to Lewisburg - Reprint Aug/Sep 1940, September, page 21
Brian Collins, The 2006 Civil Air Patrol National Flight Academy, September, page 23
Erik Mann, Water, Water Anywhere, September, page 33
Lewin Barringer, First Anniversary, October, page 2
Simine Short, Paul MacCready and the Palau Soaring Stamp, October, page 14
Bertha Ryan, Familiar Names; Unfamiliar Accomplishments, October, page 18
Dave Fairchilds, The Aging Pilot Part 1 - Things Change, October, page 23
Fred Winter, 2007 15 Meter Nationals, October, page 26
August Raspet, Human Muscle - Powered Flight, October, page 32
Phil Umphres, SSA Needs Your Support Give to the 2007 Eagle Fund Campaign, November, page 14
Dave Fairchilds, The Aging Pilot Part 2, November, page 16
Peter Deane, 2007 Standard Class Nationals, Hobbs, New Mexico, November, page 21
Bob Whelan, Paranoia as a Virtue, November, page 26
Jeffrey Groberman, Gliding in Hope, British Columbia, November, page 32
Dean Carswell, SSA Board of Directors Fall Meeting, December, page 18
Dave Fairchilds, The Aging Pilot Part 3, December, page 21
Dan Johnson, The Dark Side of Dehydration, December, page 25
Robert J. Welliever, Bluebird, December, page 33

Glider Gallery
Cindy Brickner, Bruce Markovich in his PIK-20 over California's Gold, January, pages 28,29
John Wolter, Two Grobs near Friedrichshafen, So. Germany, February, pages 30,31
Chris Ruf, Chris Ruf in his Mosquito H6 over Marfa, March, pages 30,31
Richard Otis, Sailplane in Flight from a Pawnee Tow plane, April, pages 30,31
Soaring, June, pages 30,31
Bill Hoadley, Schweizer 1-34 returning from wave, Boulder, CO, July, pages 30,31
Bob Feller, A Summer Day at the Gliderport, August, pages 30,31
Yasuhiro Yama, Bruno Gattenbrink flies the Eta in the Lilienthal Glide 2007, September, pages 30,31
Pete Guy, This Dramatic Photo was Captured by Pete Guy, October, pages 30,31
David Sarment, John Sullivan Soaring over Michigan, November, pages 30,31
Maria Szemplinska Neetka, Wing runner Heather Smith launches Bob Epp at Hobbs, December, pages 30,31

SSA and FAI Awards
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, January, page 44
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, February, page 48
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, March, page 48
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, April, page 45
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, May, page 57
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, June, page 43
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, July, page 43
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, August, page 49
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, September, page 49
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, October, page 48
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, November, page 50
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, December, page 39

Safety Corner
George Thelen, Is it Over?, January, page 47
George Thelen, Region 13 Contest (Nostalgia), February, page 40
George Thelen, Training Accident, March, page 44
George Thelen, Frozen on the Controls, April, page 37
George Thelen, Soaring Signals, April, page 38
George Thelen, Dear Flabby, May, page 43
George Thelen, Go - Or No Go, June, page 49
George Thelen, Crewless and Clueless, July, page 47
George Thelen, Safety Parachutes, August, page 41
George Thelen, Early Season - Rocky Mountain Thunderstorm, September, page 41
George Thelen, So Long Al, October, page 42
George Thelen, Dear Flabby, November, page 43
George Thelen, Communications for a New Season, December, page 43

Safety Program
Burt Compton, Emergency Response Plan, March, page 14
Burt Compton, Soaring Accident Rates, April, page 13
Gene Hammond, Three C's Promote Safety - Safety Article Reprint, June, page 45
Stephen Dee, Avoiding Motorglider Mishaps, July, page 38
Mike Bamberg, Risk Management Tools for Soaring Pilots, August, page 38
Bernald S. Smith, Ground Non-Flight Damage - Is your Canopy Insured, September, page 38
Stephen Dee, Motorglider Certification and Training, October, page 36
Richard Carlson, Which Approach? Which Pattern?, November, page 39
Bernald S. Smith, Last Flight, December, page 38

Soaring Mail
Cam Martin, 75th Anniversary of SSA, January, page 2
Richard Depinay, Transponders Are Necessary, January, page 2
Simine Short, January 2007 Stamp Feature, January, page 2
Tom Dixon, We Are the World, January, page 4
Harry L. Clayton, Safety Corner, February, page 2
Simine Short, Happy Birthday, Mr. Chanute, February, page 2
Don Slotten, Some Background and an Invitation, February, page 2
Johan Larson, Gliding in Movies and TV, February, page 2
Cindy Brickner, Knauff's Preventing Accidents, February, page 4
Jo Shaw, 1971 Retrieve Story, February, page 5
Simine Short, Yugoslavian Stamp - Zlin Z-22, March, page 2
Barry Borelia, Error Questioned, March, page 2
Charlie Spratt, To My Soaring Friends, March, page 2
Ed Byars, Sailplane racing, March, page 3
Simine Short, The Stamps of San Marino, April, page 2
Gordon Boettger, Thank you, April, page 2
John Heater, Thanks to George (Thelen), April, page 2
Peter Krebs, SSA Foundation Financing the Soaring Society, May, page 4
Jim Skydell, Thank You for Your Generosity, May, page 4
Michael Shade, Grob Systems Ceasing Operations, May, page 4
Pete Brown, Response, May, page 5
William G. Hill, Response to Letter, May, page 6
Christoph Auvermann, Auction Slated, May, page 6
Beverly Howard, Airsickness, June, page 3
Karl Striedieck, Competition, June, page 4
Mel Whybra, Question on Article and Response by Tom Knauff, June, page 5
Todd Sample, Winch Launch, July, page 3
Simine Short, Hungary Revisited, July, page 3
Arthur Illiano, Jr, Nostalgia, July, page 3
Paul Corbell, Overcoming Airsickness, July, page 4
Ed Holland, The Pleasures of Instructing, July, page 4
Ralph Kolstad, Kolstad Scholarship Winners, July, page 6
Charles Petersen, Need Assistance, July, page 6
Dr. Rich, Book Review: The Soaring Pilot's Manual by Ken Steward, July, page 10
Preventing Glider Accidents, July, page 10
Chris Ruf, 2007 Region 5 North Perry Contest Report, July, page 11
Noel Anderson, Collision Avoidance, August, page 3
Simine Short, North Korean Soaring Stamp, August, page 3
Mike Greenwald, Great Reading, August, page 3
Chad Moore, Thermal Detectors, August, page 3
Jeff Matthews, Question about Stall, September, page 3
Rolf Schulze, Back to the Future:Wild West Winch Fest, September, page 3
Simine Short, Ferber No. f Glider stamp, September, page 3
Chuck Deerinck, Comment on Stall Accidents, September, page 4
Tony Burton, Article Origin, October, page 3
Jim Kellett, Informative Article, October, page 3
Ralph Kolstad, Thank you, October, page 3
Jim Rider, Preventing Stall Accidents, October, page 3
Simine Short, Dutch Soaring Stamp, November, page 2
William Kantz, Water, Water Anywhere, November, page 2
Bruce Carmichael, Dr. Paul MacCready Student of Nature - Conserver of Nature, November, page 2
Jim Lloyd, Thanks for the Memories, December, page 2
Rick Sheppe, Team Work, December, page 2
Simine Short, Austrian Soaring Stamp, December, page 2
Bill Cotton, Comments on "Early Season-Rocky Mountain Thunderstorms", December, page 3
David Carlos Garza, Transponders, December, page 3
Rick Sheppe, Correction Noted, December, page 4

Soaring Milestones
Final Glide, January, page 42
Jeanne Pitsenberger, First Solo, January, page 42
Jeanne Pitsenberger, Another Solo at Shenandoah Valley Soaring, January, page 42
Harold Katinszky, Solo at 29 Palms, January, page 42
Marita Rea, Historic Solo, January, page 43
Philip T. Corbell, New CFI's, January, page 43
John Earlywine, License after 21 Years, January, page 43
Brian Collins, One More Enters the Elite Group, February, page 44
Brian Collins, First Solo, Last Day, February, page 44
Club Members Take First Solo, February, page 44
Final Glide, February, page 44
J.J. De Paep, Soaring: The Effects on a Youth, February, page 45
A Successful Season at Windy City Soaring, February, page 45
Mark Grant, 2 Pilots End Season on High Note, February, page 46
Val Paget, First Solo, March, page 35
Ernst Heinen, All Smiling Faces, March, page 35
Final Glide, March, page 35
Kenneth J. Cynar, Glider Rating Earned at Ridge Soaring, April, page 48
John Ehrisman, New Flying Interest, April, page 48
Final Glide, April, page 48
Blanik Solo, April, page 48
Mike Carlson, The Student is a Glider Pilot Now, April, page 49
Debbie Mason, Bryan's öblanik Shirtö, April, page 49
Schweizer 2-33 Solo, April, page 49
Final Glide, June, page 48
Terri Williams, Student Pilot, June, page 48
Phil Corbell, A Family Affair, June, page 48
Jeanne Pitsenberger, First Solo, June, page 48
Tom Cornwell, Family Time, July, page 45
Margaret Haynes-Lamont, Junior Program, July, page 45
Stephen Kronquest, Finger Lakes Soaring Club Pilot Heads for USMC Aviation, August, page 46
Final Glide, August, page 46
Matt Riesterer Solos Diamond Motorglider on his 14th Birthday, August, page 46
Barry Muhlenberg, First Solo - Slightly Chilled, August, page 46
Bruce Patton, Birthday Solo at Tampa Bay, August, page 46
G. Alexander, Master Ground Instructor Rating, August, page 47
Harold Katinszky, The Same Old Tricks, August, page 48
Jerry Hain, Birthday Solo - Well Worth the Wait, August, page 48
Larry Tuohino, Newest Pilot, September, page 46
Michael Graves, Great Accomplishment, September, page 46
Monique Weil, NCSA Boasts New Pilots, September, page 46
Stephen Dee, A First Time Occurrence?, September, page 47
Mark Grant, Advanced Ratings, September, page 47
Gary Katz, CAP Cadet Solos, September, page 47
Beverly Orndorff, Undaunted Pilot, September, page 47
El Paso Soaring Society, What an Accomplishment, September, page 47
John Earlywine, Inspired, September, page 48
Gerald McPeak, What a Way to Celebrate a Birthday, September, page 49
Frauke Elber, On the Road with the WSPA, October, page 46
Monique Weil, Notable Solo Flights, October, page 46
Monique Weil, Notable Solo Flights, October, page 46
Final Glide, October, page 47
Mark Grant, Rocket Launches, October, page 47
Tom MacJarrett, Blanik Solo, October, page 47
Harold J. Gallagher, A Family Story, November, page 46
Thomas A. Pressley, Solos in Littlefield, November, page 46
Juntin McMaster, First Solo, November, page 46
Danny Liles, First Solo, Grandson-Pilot, Grandfather-Tow Pilot, November, page 47
Tom Albrecht, Solo Activity at Nutmeg, November, page 47
Monique Weil, Students in Transition, November, page 47
Final Glide, November, page 48
Kathie Compton, First Solo at Marfa Gliders, November, page 48
Frauke Elber, Two New Glider Pilots, November, page 48
Philip Sill, Fourteen-year-old Solos, November, page 48
Frauke Elber, Solo at Garner Gliderport, November, page 48
Jay Campbell, Successful Checkride, November, page 48
Jeanne Pitsenberger, Bob's Schweizer Solo, December, page 46
Mario Lazaga, Solo Celebration, December, page 46
Ben Johnson, Evelyn's Blanik Solo, December, page 46
Congratulations Juniors, December, page 47
Awesome Solo Robert!, December, page 47
Thomas A. Pressley, First Solo, December, page 48
Nyal Williams, Terrific Solo Jacob!, December, page 48
Joni Whitten, Double Congratulations ... Student and Instructor, December, page 48
Gary Katz, First Glider Sports Rating, December, page 48
Dave Nuss, The Thrill of the Solo, December, page 49
Contests and Special Events, December, page 51

Soaring News
Kathleen C. Winters, Anne Morrow Lindbergh: First Lady of the Air, January, page 10
Garret Willat, Region 12 Soaring Championships, January, page 10
Richard Kellerman, Region 4 South Soaring Championships, January, page 11
C. Dianne Black-Nixon, Update to the Membership, February, page 7
Cindy Brickner, NPRM Published on Repair Stations Standards, February, page 8
Ken Sorenson, Posted on SSA Web Page, February, page 9
Charlie "Lite" Minner, Call for SSA Volunteers, February, page 9
Tim Welles, Cross-Country Racing Camp, February, page 10
Bob Jackson, Region 4 North 2006 Contest Report, February, page 10
Ron Gregg, Book Review: Soaring Beyond the Basics, February, page 12
SSA Computer System: A New Era, March, page 5
Editor, Correction for Photographic Information, March, page 7
Meet Two of Your New Directors-at-Large, March, page 7
Editor, U.S. Junior Team Members, March, page 8
John Templeton, Soar Parowan, Utah in 2007..., March, page 8
Doug Jacobs, U.S. Team Committee Election News, March, page 8
Leo Benetti-Longhini, JS1 Revelation Winds South African Nationals after Maiden Flight and Public Debut, March, page 8
Tim Welles, U.S. Junior Team Heading to Italy, April, page 5
Thomas Dixon, Special Report from the Review Task Force, April, page 5
Report your Change of Address to the FAA, May, page 8
Jim Skydell, Editor of SSA eNews Seeks Submissions, May, page 8
2006-2007 Eagle Fund, May, page 8
AD Issued on Cesna 172, 182, and 206; 2007-05-10; Crew Seats, May, page 9
Cindy Brickner, AD Issued on SZD-50-3, Puchacz; 2007-06-08; Rudder Pedals, May, page 9
The U.S. Southwest Soaring Museum is a New SSA Affiliate, May, page 10
National Soaring Foundation Transfers Funds to NSM, May, page 10
Our Hobbs Office Building, May, page 11
SSA Staff, Call for SSA Director Nominations, May, page 12
We Fondly Remember, May, page 12
Bruce McGhie, Beating the Odds, June, page 9
Dianne Black-Nixon, FAA Update, June, page 9
Online Contests, June, page 11
Jay McDaniel, Keeping it Fun at All Levels, June, page 12
WSPA Asking for Bids, July, page 12
Letter to the SSA Membership from the Executive Committee, July, page 14
Neita Montague, Women Soaring Pilots Association Asking for Bids, August, page 6
At Wallace, Two Students Receive Michael Wallace Scholarship Grants for 2007, August, page 6
Editor, Cars (charitable Auto Resources), August, page 6
Doug Jacobs, The Perry XC/Racing Camp: Flying the Palmetto State, August, page 7
Burt Compton, Attention SSA Master Cross-Country Instructors, August, page 9
SSA Director Nomination - Region 4, September, page 5
SSA Director Nominations, September, page 6
SSA Director Nomination - Region 2, September, page 6
SSA Director Nomination - Region 9, September, page 6
Correction, September, page 7
SSA Director Nomination - Region 10, September, page 7
WSPA Seminar, September, page 7
Landmark of Soaring, October, page 6
Steve Meassick, First Light Sport Aircraft - Glider is Approved, October, page 7
SSA Regional Director Elections, November, page 4
Darin Myers, Gliders at the Paris, Texas Airshow, November, page 6
Rich Lanning, The Soaring Pilot's Manual by Ken Stewart, November, page 6
Editor, SSA Member Wins Nobel Prize, December, page 6
Doug Jacobs, Call for Nominations, December, page 6
Bill Collum, New Magazine Department, December, page 6
Jonkers Sailplanes, Flutter Analysis of the JS1 Revelation, December, page 7
Phil Klauder, Book Review: In Love with Flying by Ken Ford, December, page 9

Soaring Safety Foundation
Bernald S. Smith, Safety Program Starting the Year Off Right, January, page 18
Bernald S. Smith, 100 of Us Will Have Accidents in 2007! Who?, February, page 18
Richard Carlson, Four Simple Steps to Improve your Proficiency, May, page 48

 Issue  Author  Subject
 2006 list of all years 2008
Return to the Soaring Magazine Index table of contents

Please contact John Leibacher with any suggestions concerning this material.

Hosted by Dr. Günther Eichhorn (Pictures from Hungary)