Soaring Magazine Index for 2008 organized by subject

The contents have all been re-entered by hand, so there are going to be typos and confusion between author and subject, etc...
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A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, L, M, N, O, P, R, S, T, W, Y, None

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Academy
Air Force
Richard Fucci, Air Force Academy Visit, May, page 5
Affiliates & Divisions
WSPA
WSPA Announces New Scholarship, February, page 38
Air Space
Jay McDaniel, Soaring in the Reno, Nevada Airspace?, July, page 8
Airplanes
Characteristics
Derek Hebda, Left Tendencies, April, page 5
Airport Patterns
Doug Lent, Safety Corner Comments, July, page 5
Assocations
Scholarships
Phyllis Wells, 2008 WSPA Scholarship Winners, September, page 13
Awards
18-Meter Class
Trophy Design for 18-Meter Class Sought, December, page 10
Annual
The 2007 SSA Annual Awards, April, page 17
Badges
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, January, page 50
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, February, page 50
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, March, page 50
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, April, page 40
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, May, page 50
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, June, page 50
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, July, page 53
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, August, page 42
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, September, page 41
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, October, page 42
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, November, page 40
Judy Ruprecht, Badges & Records, December, page 38
Disiree Bramlette
Cliff Bramlette, Disiree Bramletter Awarded the Michael Wallace Scholarship Grant for 2008, July, page 8
Free Tow
Bill Feldbaulmer, Free Tow Offer, December, page 44
Hall of Fame
Nominations
The United States Soaring Hall of Fame, May, page 8
Honors
Dick Butler inducted into the Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame, January, page 9
Instructors
2008 Flight Instructor of the Year, April, page 7

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Birds
Albatross
Sergio Colacevich, Alby's Voyage Would you like to fly with an albatross?, September, page 24
Bureaucracy
Letter of Agreement
M.G. Burkart, Another LOA, November, page 5
Letters of Agreement
Jim Kellett, Second Region IV Club signs letter of agreement with air traffic control, September, page 12

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Calendar
Soaring Calendar, January, page 49
Frauke Elber, Caprock Soaring Club Web Page; Sometimes You Just Gotta Say Yes to Something New, February, page 12
Soaring Calendar, February, page 48
Contests and Special Events, March, page 39
Contests and Special Events, April, page 46
Contests and Special Events, May, page 39
Contests and Special Events, June, page 45
Contests and Special Events, July, page 49
Contests and Special Events, August, page 46
Contests and Special Events, September, page 53
Contests and Special Events, October, page 52
Contests and Special Events, November, page 52
Contests and Special Events, December, page 52
Camps
Marfa
Richard H. Johnson, Marfa 2008 Spring Thermal -- and Wave Camp Report, June, page 32
Champion
American Pilot Wins OLC World Championship, December, page 9
Clubs
Chuck Coyne, July, page 4
Activities
Frauke Elber, Things to do in 2008 (Besides Flying in Contests), March, page 9
Blue Ridge
Frauke Elber, Club Activities Across the Country, January, page 12
Boy Scouts
Everglades Club
X-C
Frauke Elber, Blue Ridge Soaring Society Hosts Boy Scout Troop, October, page 10
Caprock
Frauke Elber, Caprock Soaring Club Web Page; Sometimes You Just Gotta Say Yes to Something New, February, page 12
Central California
Frauke Elber, Club Activities Across the Country, January, page 12
Events
Ian Cant, The Dust Devil Dash, November, page 10
Harris Hill
Frauke Elber, Club Activities Across the Country, January, page 12
Hollister
Frauke Elber, Club Activities Across the Country, January, page 12
Leadership
Frauke Elber, Assorted News and Notes, May, page 12
Miscellaneous
Frauke Elber, Miscellaneous Club Happenings, December, page 17
Non-Profit Exemption
Scott Fletcher, Carolina Soaring Association Receives 501(c)3 Status, December, page 9
Northern California
Frauke Elber, Club Activities Across the Country, January, page 12
Skyline Soaring, Ft. Royal, VA
Dick Otis, Skyline Soaring Club has a very busy operation, January, cover
Dick Otis, Club member landing, January, pages 30,31
Smokey Mountain Soaring
Brady Farley, Soaring Forever, February, page 39
Texas Soaring
Frauke Elber, Club Activities Across the Country, January, page 12
Waves
Frauke Elber, Club Happenings, April, page 10
Competitions
George Moffat, Marfa in the Sixties, January, page 28
Kevin Christner, Soaring Back, March, page 18
1-26 Championships
Joan Moos, Short Wings Over Chilhowee, Benton, Tennessee, February, page 26
15-Meter and Open Class Nationals
Chris Woods, Perpetual Flying Weather, January, page 32
Aerobatic
Ray Davis, Aerobatic Championships, January, page 46
Champions
2008 Regional and National Contest Winners, December, page 20
Glider Aerobatics
Scott Fletcher, Jason Stephens Wins Third Straight Aerobatic Glider National Champion Title, December, page 9
Nationals
Mifflin,PA
Dave Nadler, 2008 18-Meter Nationals, November, page 20
OLC
Brian Resor, Online Soaring Popularity is Surging for Participants and Spectators, July, page 23
American Pilot Wins OLC World Championship, December, page 9
Regional and National Champions
2007 Regional and National Contest Winners, January, page 21
Regionals
Kai Gertsen, Region 6N, Ionia, Michigan, January, page 6
John Good, 2007 Region 9 Soaring Contest, Parowan, Utah, July 1-7, January, page 8
Gena Tabery, 2007 Region 10 Championships, June, page 24
Chuck Lohre, Report on the 2008 Region 6 South Glider Contest at the Caesar Creek Soaring Club, September, page 13
Garret Willat, 2008 Region 12 Contest, October, page 7
Jay Campbell, Region Five World Class and Sports Class, December, page 12
Air Sailing
Ty White, Air Sailing Sports Class Regionals 2008, November, page 7
OLC
Frauke Elber, Assorted News and Notes -- John Godfrey, June, page 18
Region 3
Janine Acee, Region 3 2007 Contest Report, February, page 7
Rules
Finish
John Cochrane, Goodbye Rolling Finish, February, page 42
Start
John Cochrane, Start Anywhere, March, page 41
Seniors
Ron Clarke, The Soaring Season Starts with the Seniors, May, page 22
Ron Clarke, Senior's Story, July, page 6
Techniques
MAT
John H. Cochrane, MAT Strategy -- Wind and Options, July, page 38
U.S. Team
Daniel Cole, Announcement of a Change to the U.S. Team Selection Policy, February, page 7
US Team
U.S. Teams Chosen for 2008 World Gliding Competitions, January, page 4
Funding
SSA Foundation, U.S. Team Committee agree on Roberson/Woods Trust funding for Year 2006, January, page 4
World
John Good, The 2008 World Gliding Championships, December, page 23
World Team
Prize
U.S. Team/Clear Nav Raffle Winner!, August, page 13
Contributions
Dianne Black-Nixon
Chairman's Challenge Nets $50,000+, August, page 13
Eagle Fund
2009 Eagle Fund - Your Donation Will Help Improve the SSA, November, page 38
Soaring Society of America
Generous Support Received for the Annual Eagle Fund, January, page 24
Generous Support Received for the Annual Eagle Fund, February, page 10
Generous Support Received for the Annual Eagle Fund, March, page 10
Generous Support Received for the Annual Eagle Fund, April, page 8
Generous Support Received for the Annual Eagle Fund, May, page 10
Generous Support Received for the Annual Eagle Fund, June, page 16
Matching
Dianne Black-Nixon, Matching Challenge Update, June, page 5
SSA
Generous Support Received for the Annual Eagle Fund, July, page 14
Generous Support Received for the Annual Eagle Fund, August, page 11
Youth
Jacob Kaufman, A Happy Grantee, November, page 5
Conventions
Oshkosh
Anne Mongiovi, Lee Murray, Dave Newill, SSA at Oshkosh, December, page 28
Schedule
The 2008 SSA Convention, January, page 14
Soaring Society of America 2008
Albuquerque
Chuck Coyne, 2008 SSA Convention Redux, May, page 26
Crime
Theft
Paul Richer, Glider Theft in the UK, February, page 4

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Displays
Frauke Elber, Miscellaneous Club Happenings, December, page 17
Oshkosh
SSA Display at EAA Oshkosh, June, page 15

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Education
Jim Kellett, Society Representative Selected, February, page 7
Equipment
Frauke Elber, Club Happenings, April, page 10
George Thelen, Tempus Fuget (Time Flies), September, page 47
Bill Collum, Inexpensive Gifts and Gadgets for the Holiday Season, November, page 14
ADS-B
Bernald S. Smith, RTCA?????, July, page 40
Batteries
Bill Collum, Batteries, January, page 17
Battery Charger
First Look, July, page 11
Oxygen
Rob Hughes, Oxygen Clarification, October, page 7
Oxygen Mask Storage
Anti-Mold Mask and Cannula Storage Case, July, page 11
Parachutes
D.B. Newill, Chute Re-Packing Update, August, page 14
Spot
Bill Collum, Spot Satellite Messenger, April, page 14
Tow Plane
Michael Friend, The PIK-27 -- A New Finnish Tow Plane, April, page 34
Pik 27
Duane Sprague, An Existing Alternate Tow Plane, September, page 5
Transponders
Bernald S. Smith, Transponders Required?, June, page 9
Joe Salz, More Transponder Squawks, July, page 5
Ron Whipple, Transponder Troubles, July, page 5
Jim Kellett, Transponder Responders, August, page 9
David Marco, More on Transponders, August, page 9
Events
EAA Air Adventure
Lee Murray, SSA Presene at EAA Airventure, October, page 8

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FAI Badges
Chuck Coyne, December, page 4
First Solo
Youth
Andrew DiMatteo
Joseph DiMatteo, This Nighthawk Really Soars, May, page 44
Flight Test
Mississippi State Raspet Lab
David L. Lawrence, Lord, If You're up There, August, page 32

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General Aviation
Transition
Fred LaSor, Challenging GA Pilots, August, page 7

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History
George Moffat, Marfa in the Sixties, January, page 28
Raul Blacksten, Clio's Wings by Clio, the Muse of History - Glider Names, January, page 60
Raul Blacksten, Clio's Wings by Clio, Soaring Personalities, February, page 60
Raul Blacksten, Glider Evolution, March, page 60
John Joss, The Ghosts of Marfa, May, page 16
Burt Compton, The history of Marfa Contests, May, page 19
Manfred E. Reinhardt, Invitation to Attend the Marfa Landmark Ceremony, May, page 20
Book
Rich Lanning, From the Archives, March, page 7
Gimli
Cindy Brickner, Gimli Glider Retired, April, page 7
Gus Briegleb
Raul Blacksten, Gus, July, page 60
Hawley Bowlus
Raul Blacksten, Hawley, August, page 60
Lakeshore, Michigan
Jeffery P. Sandman and Peter R. Sandman, The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Area, November, pages 34,35
Marfa
Lewis M. Robison, There Were Glider in Marfa in the 1950s, March, page 4
Miscellaneous
Raul Blacksten, Potpourri Soaring, May, page 60
Movies
Raul Blacksten, Movies That Soared Above the Rest, April, page 60
R.G. Seyes
F.M. Gobeil
Dave Newill, Trans Atlantic Tow -- 65 years ago, September, page 5
Records
Jim Callaway, Wally's Best, March, page 33
Schweizer Sailplanes
Walter Cannon, A Tale of Three Schweizers, February, page 19
Wally Scott
Jim Callaway, Wally's Best, March, page 33
Wolfgang Klemperer
Raul Blacksten, Klemp, June, page 60

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Instruction
G. Alexander Hill, Master CFI Accreditation, May, page 44
Cindy Brickner, Instructors Intents, July, page 5
Insurance
Pat Costello, Caution! Pilots and Insurance -- Are You Approved to Fly?, June, page 28
Insurance Addendum, September, page 6

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Launch/towing
Gene Hammond, Some Things Never Change, August, page 47
Legal
Lawsuit
Phil Umphres, Consent Order Extered in Lawsuit Against Sellers of "1-800-Skyride" Gift Certificates, November, page 8
Lenticular Clouds
Neal Chism, September, pages 36,37
Literature
Dan Matzke
SSA Member Authors a Novella, August, page 13

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Magazine
Aerodynamics
Bob Cook & Michael Sazin, Soaring Tech Correction, August, page 5
Bill Collum, Reply to Soaring Tech Correction, August, page 7
Article Ideas
Chris McKeage, Soaring Article Ideas, December, page 7
Articles
Chuck Coyne, Tell Us Your Story, December, page 11
Beginner Comments
Bob MacIlveen, Enjoyed each Page, December, page 7
Color photos
Paul Hoffman, He Liked July SOARING, August, page 5
Comment
Jim Marske, Likes Soaring Tech, October, page 5
Content
Tony Burton, SOARING Improves, May, page 5
Correction
Michael Clarke, Accelerating the Issue, October, page 5
Cover
Perry Bradley, June Cover Questioned, August, page 5
Steve Viblen, Reply to June Cover Questioned, August, page 5
Feature
Chuck Coyne, November, page 4
Glider Gallery
Ralph Woodward, Centerfold Sailplane ID, September, page 7
History
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, September, page 22
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, October, page 44
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, December, page 37
Latin
William Gerhard, Lackin' in Latin, November, page 5
News
Chris P. Hodges, Thanks for the Info, December, page 5
Safety
Ray Cornay, Formation Flight, May, page 5
Harlow Voorhees, Cascading Problems, December, page 5
Darryl Ramm, Safety Corner Comments, December, page 5
SOARING
Our Department Contributors, February, page 3
Our Department Contributors, March, page 3
SSA Appoints New SOARING Magazine Editor, March, page 7
Our Department Contributors, April, page 3
Our Department Contributors, May, page 3
Our Department Contributors, June, page 3
Our Department Contributors, July, page 3
Our Department Contributors, August, page 3
Our Department Contributors, September, page 3
Our Department Contributors, October, page 3
Editor
Chuck Coyne, April, page 4
Writers
Chuck Coyne, Wanted SOARING Writers and Photographers, August, page 4
Maintenance
George Thelen, Tempus Fuget (Time Flies), September, page 47
Cleaners
Bill Collum, Dri Wash 'N Guard, July, page 19
Management
Directors
SSA Staff, Call for SSA Director Nominations, July, page 10
Financial
Phil Umphres, IRS Penalties Against the SSA Waived, February, page 6
Record Keeper
New Tennessee State Record Keepter, December, page 11
Motorgliders
Bill Collum, 21st Century Motorgliders, March, page 13
Mountains
Bob Caldwell, May, pages 30,31

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National Soaring Museum
Landmark
John Joss, The Ghosts of Marfa, May, page 16
Burt Compton, The history of Marfa Contests, May, page 19
Manfred E. Reinhardt, Invitation to Attend the Marfa Landmark Ceremony, May, page 20
Marfa
Bob Bowden, Marfa Musings, June, page 5
George Moffat, George Moffat's Response, June, page 7
Arch Horner, More Marfa Musings, June, page 7

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Obituaries
Albert Uster
Final Glide, September, page 52
Allen Messer
Final Glide, October, page 48
Arnold Fountain
April, page 42
Bernard Rischke
Final Glide, October, page 48
Final Glide, December, page 45
Bill Hearst
April, page 42
Bob Judson
Final Glide, February, page 40
Charles Burnett
May, page 45
Charles Hudson
Final Glide, December, page 45
Charles VanBreeman
May, page 45
Charlie Bangert
Final Glide, September, page 52
Chuck Whitchurch
May, page 45
Claude Leibensberger
Final Glide, October, page 48
Clyde Cotterell
Final Glide, December, page 45
Daniel Hightower
April, page 42
Dave Wiley
Final Glide, September, page 52
Donald Santee
Final Glide, October, page 48
Ed Johnson
Final Glide, September, page 52
Edward Oliver
April, page 42
Ernest Williams
Final Glide, July, page 52
Estelle MacKenzie
Final Glide, July, page 52
Francis Bundy
April, page 42
George Moffat, Francis Bundy A Soaring Life, May, page 37
George Harper
May, page 45
Gerald Whittemore
April, page 42
Harry Hughes
May, page 45
Jack Howey
Final Glide, July, page 52
Jack Knoodle
Final Glide, February, page 40
Jack Perine
Final Glide, September, page 52
James Debrey
Final Glide, February, page 40
James L. Debrey
May, page 45
James Russell Perkins
April, page 42
Jerry Daugher
Final Glide, February, page 40
John Piechota
Final Glide, September, page 52
John Prodan
Final Glide, July, page 52
John Rogers
Final Glide, February, page 40
K.L. Dixon
May, page 45
Karl Hamner
Final Glide, July, page 52
L. Gordon Hicks
May, page 45
Marion Smith
Final Glide, July, page 52
Mark Burns
April, page 42
Michael Baker
May, page 45
Nils Kade
Final Glide, September, page 52
Peter Beaty
April, page 42
Philip Entz
Final Glide, December, page 45
Richard Case
Final Glide, September, page 52
Richard Johnson
In Memoriam Richard H. ("Dick") Johnson, September, page 9
Final Glide, September, page 52
Rick Weldon
Final Glide, October, page 48
Robert Burt
Final Glide, February, page 40
Robert Clack
Final Glide, February, page 40
Robert Gilhooly
April, page 42
Robert Hausner
Final Glide, September, page 52
Robert Johnson
Final Glide, September, page 52
Robert Schenbeck
May, page 45
Shigeyuki Honda
Final Glide, October, page 48
Stanislaus Wolczak
Final Glide, October, page 48
Stephen Chris
April, page 42
T.P. Ferrato
May, page 45
Thomas Weston
April, page 42
Walter Gleason
Final Glide, October, page 48
William Valencheck
Final Glide, December, page 45
William Wentz
Final Glide, February, page 40
Woodbridge Brown
Final Glide, July, page 52
Organizations
Civilian Advisory Council
Owner of the Original Glider Rides Named Member of Pacific Air Forces' Civilian Advisory Council, February, page 40
RTCA
Bernald S. Smith, RTCA?????, July, page 40
VSA
Jim Short, VSA Adds Color to Bungee Cord, April, page 45

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Paper License
Chris P. Hodges, Thanks for the Info, December, page 5
Parts
Frauke Elber, Assorted News and Notes, May, page 12
People
Ralph Barnaby
Raul Blacksten, Barnaby, September, page 60
Schweizer Brothers
Raul Blacksten, Schweizer Brothers, October, page 60
Dick Butler
Dick Butler inducted into the Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame, January, page 9
Chuck Coyne
SSA Appoints New SOARING Magazine Editor, March, page 7
Andy Davis
Ray Davis, Aerobatic Championships, January, page 46
Warren Eaton
Raul Blacksten, Warren Eaton, December, page 60
Lewis Hull
Paul Flinesone, Soaring Awareness, January, page 47
Johnson
Chuck Coyne, September, page 4
Dick Johnson
Denise Layton, Planning Ahead, October, page 4
Richard H. "Dick" Johnson
Burt Compton, Richard H. "Dick" Johnson 1923 - 2008, October, page 19
Alice & Ira Johnson, A Short Biography of Richard H. Johnson, October, page 20
George Moffat, Remembering Dick, October, page 22
Sherman Griffith, Flying with Dick Johnson, October, page 23
David Katz
Gary Katz, Louisville Soaring Club/CAP Memebers Travel North to Take Check Rides, March, page 43
Chuck Mahony
Ron Marvin
Jim Densmore, Telling Tall Tales, October, page 5
Paul Osborne
Gary Katz, Louisville Soaring Club/CAP Memebers Travel North to Take Check Rides, March, page 43
Wally Scott
Jim Callaway, Wally's Best, March, page 33
Charlie Spratt
Charlie Spratt, Things I Miss About Soaring, November, page 5
Performance
Turbulators
Bill Collum, The Sinha Deturbulators, June, page 19
Philosophy
Dave Verret, Flying with a Good Friend, November, page 36
Competition
Billy Hill, Introspection, December, page 35
Photography
Chuck Coyne, Wanted SOARING Writers and Photographers, August, page 4
Roderick Read, Todd Schultz, Bob Thompson, Todd Smith, and Brian Case, Soaring Photo Showcase, August, page 44
Physiology
Disabled
Richard Fucci, More Freedom Flights, February, page 7
Pilot History
Don Johnson, 34 years, 11 months, 3 days Is it a record?, September, page 51
Proficiency
Insurance Addendum, September, page 6
Public Relations
Don Ingraham, The Mall Experiment, June, page 37
Glider Rides
Burt Compton, Give a Better Glider Ride!, March, page 24
Philadelphia Glider Council
Paul Flinesone, Soaring Awareness, January, page 47
Publicity
Val Paget, Soaring into the Spotlight, September, page 15
EAA
Val Paget, Putting the Spotlight on Soaring, January, page 4
Math Horizons
Mike Lundin, Soaring Adds Up, July, page 9
New York Times
Val Paget, Putting the Spotlight on Soaring, January, page 4
Videos
Val Paget, Putting the Spotlight on Soaring, January, page 4

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Records
World
Ultralight
Michael Parker, World Records the Easy Way, March, page 26
Regulations
Medical
Dan Johnson, Medical Self-Certification Update, December, page 10
Pilot Certificates
Aircraft Registry
Cindy Brickner, The Feds are Getting Tougher!, October, page 7
Rides
Cindy Brickner, FAR and Rides for 2008, August, page 12
Robertson Trust
SSA Foundation, U.S. Team Committee agree on Roberson/Woods Trust funding for Year 2006, January, page 4

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Safety
Bill Collum, Spot Satellite Messenger, April, page 14
Accidents
Gene Hammond, Some Things Never Change, August, page 47
Aero Retrieve
George Thelen, Aero Retrieve Gone Wrong, January, page 43
Aging Pilots
Dave Fairchilds, The Aging Pilot:Part 4 of 4, January, page 26
Airplane wake
Bob Woods, Comment on Safety Corner, January, page 2
Airspace
Richard Carlson, Airspace in the New Century Revisited, July, page 46
Annual Report
Richard Carlson, SSF Fiscal Year 2007 Annual Safety Report, April, page 39
Basics
Dylan Grimm, Hitting the Nail, October, page 5
Controls
George Thelen, Back to Basics, August, page 49
Density Altitude
Stephen Dee, Density Altitude Dilemmas, March, page 37
First Flight
George Thelen, Bob's First Flight of the Year, April, page 49
First Flight Program
Bob Wander, Recurrent Training, January, page 41
Formation
George Thelen, Formation Flying, March, page 47
HP-14
Wayne Paul, An HP-14 Accident That Almost Happened Distractions = Danger, April, page 28
Launch
Winch
Bernald Smith, Winch Launching Revisited, February, page 36
local
mid-air
Rick Fuller, Act Locally to Enhance Flight Safety, September, page 9
Maintenance
Tow hook
Tom Conte, It Looks OK to Me, September, page 34
Management
Burt Compton, Safety Officer -- A Job Description and Training Guide, November, page 49
Mid-Air
George Thelen, Tow Plane/Glider Mid-Air, October, page 39
Mountain Flying
George Thelen, Mountain Flying, February, page 45
NTSB
An SSA Alert, May, page 8
Oxygen
George Thelen, Lack of Oxygen, December, page 47
Pattern
George Thelen, Low Pattern/New Ship, May, page 47
Performance
Bernald S. Smith, Woodworking 101, September, page 45
PIC Responsibility
Russell Holmes, Insure Your Safety, March, page 4
Proficiency
George Thelen, Tempus Fuget (Time Flies), September, page 47
Ridge soaring
John Dezzutti, Ridge Lift Lessons, November, page 43
Risk Management
Michele Hight, Recognizing -- And Breaking -- The Chain of Events, October, page 27
Staying focused
Steve Dee, Getting it Right the First Time, October, page 49
Training
Jim McCarthy, Six Inches Short - Confessions of a Macho Man, August, page 38
Transponders
Bernald Smith, Things to Consider -- ICU, May, page 41
Yearly Review
Bernald S. Smith, Why?, December, page 41
Sailplanes
Neal Chism, September, pages 36,37
Brian Case, Todd Schultz,Neal Chism,Chris Ramirez, October, pages 36,37
Antares
Yasuhiro Yama, Lilienthal Glide 2007, February, cover
Braunschweig SB 13
Jochen Ewald, Standard Class flying wing SB 13, November, cover
Control Systems
Bill Collum, Future Tech -- Part 2: Control Systems, September, page 17
Design
Bill Collum, Future Tech -- Part 1:Flying Wings, August, page 18
Diana 2
Jochen Ewald, April, pages 30, 31
Franklin PS-2
Raul Blacksten, Franklin PS-2, November, page 60
Grunau Baby IIb
Mark Nankivil, Soaring Grunau Baby IIb, September, pages 30,31
Jantar
Standard 2
Greg Cook, Sam Whiteside flying his Jantar Standard 2 above Carson Valley, October, cover
Jonker JS1
Dean Carswell, The Remarkable Jonker JS1, July, page 26
Ka-6E
Mark Nankivil, Ka-6E flown by Bruce Patton, March, pages 30,31
Mosquito
Glenn Holden, Chris Ruf on tow in his Mosquito, April, cover
Rolladen-Schneider
LS-8
Peter M. Guy, Rand Baldwin in his LS-8 finishing at Uvalde, August, cover
Peter M. Guy, Rolladen Schneider LS-8 in 2006 Standard Class Nationals, August, pages 30,31
Schempp-Hirth
Discus
Mika Ganszauge, Olli Teronen at Finnish Standard Class Nationals, March, cover
Discus 2CT
Gale Wolfe, Pilot John "Corky" Gill, June, pages 30,31
Discus A
Steve Vilden, Ryan Vilden flying a Discus in Germantown, TN, June, cover
Ventus 2a
Bob Caldwell, May, pages 30,31
Schleicher
ASH-25
Yasuhiro Yama, Lilienthal Glide 2007, July, pages 30,31
ASK-13
John Joss, Burt Compton and ASK-13 at Marfa Landmark Dedication, May, cover
ASW-28
Christian Mackin, Jim Skydel flying at Carocole Soaring, July, cover
Schweizer
1-26
Trace Lewis, Paul Hansen landing in Beloit, WI, December, cover
2-33
John Koptonak, Danielson Soaring Association, November, pages 30,31
Stemme
Current Developments from Stemme, February, page 1
Sunset
Shad Dvorchak, A spectacular sunset during JABOG, February, pages 30,31
SZD 51-1 Junior
Steven Rander, Willamette Valley Soaring Club, December, pages 30, 31
TFK-2 Carat
Jochen Ewald, TFK-2 Carat, October, pages 30,31
Vintage
Condor IV
Mark Nankivil, Blue and white Condor IV, September, cover
Scholarships
Frauke Elber, Miscellaneous Club Happenings, December, page 17
Seminars
Women
Women Soaring Society's 2008 Seminar, June, page 9
Sites
Holger Weitzel, Coming to America, June, page 7
Air Sailing Gliderport
Frauke Elber, Assorted News and Notes -- Neita Montague, June, page 18
Alice Springs
Greg McDonald, I'm Gonna Miss this Place Called Alice, November, page 26
Central Indiana Soaring Society
Frauke Elber, An Association-owned Gliderport, July, page 17
Commercial Operators
Minden
Pat Stanley, New Commercial Glider Operation Opens in Minden, July, page 12
Hobbs, NM
Chris Woods, Perpetual Flying Weather, January, page 32
Ionia, MI
Kai Gertsen, Region 6N, Ionia, Michigan, January, page 6
King Mountain, Idaho
John Kangas, New Gliderport, August, page 12
Marfa
John Joss, Burt Compton and ASK-13 at Marfa Landmark Dedication, May, cover
Marfa, TX
George Moffat, Marfa in the Sixties, January, page 28
Parowan, UT
John Good, 2007 Region 9 Soaring Contest, Parowan, Utah, July 1-7, January, page 8
Seminole-Lake Gliderport
Knut and Ingrid Kjenslie, News at Seminoloe-Lake Gliderport, July, page 9
Torrey Pines
Gary Fogel, Assistance Needed, April, page 5
Soaring
Colorado Mountains
Bob Thompson, Memorable Flights: Soaring Over the Scenic Southwestern Colorado Mountains, May, page 29
Mike Abernathy, Sidebar: Here is my Memory of a Happy Day in September, May, page 34
Future
Ray Conlon, Still Going Strong, June, page 5
Soaring Society of America
Benefits
Insurance
Continued Insurability Ensuring the SSA Group Insurance Plan Will Always Work For You, March, page 6
Contributions
Editor, Matching Challenge Program Announced, April, page 7
Conventions
Bill Collum, SSA's 2008 Convention, April, page 23
Elections
Dennis Fisher
Editor, Special Election Results, March, page 7
Jay McDaniel
Editor, Special Election Results, March, page 7
John Dezzutti
Editor, Special Election Results, March, page 7
finances
SSA Repays Foundation Loan Early, September, page 9
Management
Phil Umphres, Previous SSA Employee Pleads Guilty, March, page 6
Board of Directors 2008, March, page 8
Region 11 and 12 Directors Resign, April, page 7
Social
Scott Graham, The Perfect End to a Perfect Weekend, June, page 41
Software
Cross-Country
Bill Collum, XCSoar - Flight Software Examined, May, page 13
Solo
Art Sanders
Kevin Ford, Winter Solos, May, page 44
Bill Wright
Philippe Heer
Pat Brown, Two Houston Solos, May, page 45
Mike Preis
Kevin Ford, Winter Solos, May, page 44
Wolfgang Spieker
Kevin Ford, Winter Solos, May, page 44
Structures
Materials
Bill Collum, Future Tech -- Part 3: Advanced Materials, October, page 14
Support
Mike Westbrook, Calendar Support Juniors in 2009, December, page 11

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Team
Junior
Mike Westbrook, Calendar Support Juniors in 2009, December, page 11
Technical
Aerodynamics
Bill Collum, Soaring Tech, February, page 15
Techniques
Cross-Country
Eric Rupp, A Run for the Border!, August, page 34
Sergio Colacevich, Alby's Voyage Would you like to fly with an albatross?, September, page 24
Scott Lance, Drama, Disappointment, and Determination in the High Desert, September, page 38
Computer program
GlidePlan - Take Control of Your Cross-Country Planning, April, page 1
Gerlach Dash 2007
Neita Montague and Bob Spielman, From Reno to the Black Rock Desert, July, page 32
Photography
Mike Abernathy and Matthew Murray, Cloud Street: A Soaring Adventure, July, page 34
Cross-Country Soaring
Alfred Ultsch, Rules of Thumb for Cross-Country Soaring, October, page 32
Training
Dave Fairchilds, A Response (to Cindy Brickner), September, page 6
Greg McDonald, I'm Gonna Miss this Place Called Alice, November, page 26
Aerobatics
Guy Acheson, Glider Aerobatics, the Cure for Winter Blues, September, page 26
Awards
WSPA Announces New Scholarship, February, page 38
Book
Bob Wander, New Book Available, May, page 1
Brian Crawford
Ivan Manoogian, Successful Solo, April, page 42
CFIG
Harry Davis
Darrel Mullins, CFIG Harry, December, page 44
Mara Morgenstern
Kevin Ford, A New CFIG in Illinois, July, page 51
Check Rides
Gary Katz, Louisville Soaring Club/CAP Memebers Travel North to Take Check Rides, March, page 43
Checklists
Thomas Knauff, Why Checklists?, March, page 20
Checkride
Bob Walker
Gary Katz, Completes Checkride, February, page 39
Jim Sprandel
John Earlywine, Checkride Completed, October, page 46
Karl Parsons
Windless Checkride, February, page 40
Matt Brewer
Jay McDaniel, Completed Checkride, February, page 40
Sam Brown
Larry Tuohino, OCSA Produces Two New Glider Pilots, February, page 41
Tony Davis
Larry Tuohino, OCSA Produces Two New Glider Pilots, February, page 41
Commercial License
Britt Thurman
Jordan Schultz
Dave White, Buckets 'o Fun, November, page 48
Commercial Operator
Estrella
Todd Baldwin, Twenty Year Dream, August, page 9
David Lea Brown
John Sheble, First Solo, April, page 42
Editor
Chuck Coyne, May, page 4
First Flight
Nikki Pullen
Mary Anne Doolittle Byrne, First Flight, October, page 47
First Solo
Adam Reinhart
Adam Reinhart makes first solo, March, page 44
Andrew Pearson
Cynthia Pearson, First Solo, January, page 46
Bob Hunsaker
Brain Collins, Soloing: A Team Effort Always!, February, page 39
Frank Hall
Jeanne Pitsenberger, Solo in a 2-33, December, page 45
Gene DeLongis
Bob Rippstein, Congratulations to Gene DeLongis, March, page 44
Jeanne Pitsenberger
Shenandoah Solo, August, page 52
Jeff Seiden
Greg Hart
Scott Fletcher, One Day, Two Solos, July, page 51
Jim Galway
Bob Rippstein, Wet Sweater Solo, July, page 50
Lucas Smozski, Dan Hines, Liam Morrissey, David Furlong
Phil Jones, Four Soar Solo in Kuztown, November, page 47
Mary Hawkins
Bob Hudson, First Solo in Albuquerque, January, page 46
Matt Shoupe
David Britton, C.A.P. Solo, November, page 47
Matthew Martelli
Fred Blair, Two Solos in Texas, August, page 52
Michael Batalia
Gary Garavaglia, First Solo via PSS, July, page 50
Michael Robertson
Gary Naber, Off to the Air Force, November, page 47
Mike Beierschmitt
Scott Graham, The Perfect End to a Perfect Weekend, June, page 41
Rob Chapman
Shenandoah Solo, August, page 52
Scott Bonzer
Scott Graham, Newest Pilot in Command, January, page 46
Sean Ishimoto
Fred Blair, Two Solos in Texas, August, page 52
Tom May
Tom Albrecht, Nutmeg Encampment, October, page 46
Youth
Aaron Vanada
Dan Vanada, Solo in Colorado, March, page 43
Dakota Harms
D.J. Harms, Solo in a 2-22, November, page 48
John Rainwater
John Larson, Another Texas Soaking, July, page 50
Kevin Bielek
Bob Hudson, First Solo, March, page 43
Flight Instructor
Eric Fortner
Dave Pontius, New Illini Glider Club Flight Instructor, November, page 48
Flight Test
Len Herman
Tom Albrecht, A Long Time for Len, December, page 45
Glider Transition
Raul Blacksten, Well, I Swan!, August, page 25
Ground Launch
Gene Hammond, Ground Launching, A New Idea?, June, page 43
Instructors
Paul Quinn, Listen to Your Instructors, January, page 2
License
Cindy Benson
Fred Woll, Cindy Benson celebrates Commercial License, March, page 44
Janice Farr
Janie Farr, Never Give Up, March, page 43
Lyndol Askew
Bryan Rose
Caprock Soaring Club Commercial Licenses, March, page 44
Robert Haisley
Bob Rippstein, Private Pilot Glider Exam Completed, March, page 43
Youth
Robyn Draughon
Dave Rigney, Licensed at Sixteen, August, page 52
Light Sport
Steve Miller
Gary Katz, First Certified Light Sport Pilot in Louisville, February, page 40
Memories
Chuck O'Mahony, My Introduction to Gliding, August, page 52
Pat McGrath, Milestone Memories, August, page 53
Military
Rusty Lowry, Use of Glider in Military Test Pilot Training, June, page 33
Barry Muhlenberg, A Proud Father, July, page 10
John Joss, Military Test-Pilot Training, August, page 5
Outlandings
Marc Weniger, Landing Out - A Multi Aircraft Perspective, February, page 32
Peter Wendell
Ivan Manoogian, First Solo, April, page 42
Private
Robyn Draughn
Dave Rigney, Robyn Draughn - Private Pilot, Glider, July, page 50
Private add on
John Craparo
Texas Upgrade, July, page 50
Private Glider
Coury Clark
C.P. (Bud) Lathrop, Rite of Passage, June, page 41
Ian Jones
Mike Volkert
Fred Looft, New Private Pilots, October, page 46
John Ackerson
Paul R. Schneider, Flying Doctor, October, page 46
Stan Blanton
Mike Graves, From Tow Pilot to Glider Pilot, January, page 47
Private License
Kevin and Rachel Conklin
Bob Rippstein, Dan and Daughter get Rated, November, page 47
Ratings
Rick Murphy, Rob Spencr, Catherine Cluett, Dan Moore
E. Ritts, One Day and Four Check Rides, November, page 48
Recurrent
Chuck Coyne, June, page 4
Rides
John DeRosa, SOARING and Glider Rides, May, page 6
S.M. Liebling, Sisters Soar High in Houston, May, page 44
rudders
Chuck Coyne, September, page 4
Solo
Dave Charbonneau
John Whitney, New Solo Pilot, January, page 47
Jim, Chuck Jr., Chuck Sr. Waldo
Charles Waldo, Three Family Solos in a Day, October, page 47
Takeoff
George Thelen, The First 4 Minutes of the Flight, June, page 47
Tim Daly
Scott Graham, A Little Wind Didn't Phase Him, April, page 42
Tow
K.J. Strack, Policy Should be Adhered to, March, page 4
Tow Pilot Checkout
John Farris, Tow Pilot Checkout Procedure Available, October, page 7
Wing Runner
George Postletbwaite
Frauke Elber, Let George Do It - And He Did!, February, page 39
Youth
First Solo
Claire Johnson
Another Eagle's Nest Teen Solo, December, page 44
Dakota Harms
D.J. Harris, Solo at Fourteen, July, page 52
Dylan Joffrion
Rand Baldwin, Solo 15-Year-Old in Alabama, October, page 46
Jake Kaufman
Dave Rigney, NFSS Member Solos at 14, December, page 44
John "Jacob" Banarhall
Sarah Kelly, Fourth Generation Pilot, December, page 44
Private
Taka Iguchi
George O'Leary, Private Pilot at 16, December, page 45
Transponders
Frauke Elber, Assorted News and Notes, May, page 12

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Waves
Frauke Elber, Miscellaneous Club Happenings, December, page 17

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Youth
Amelia Adams
Frauke Elber, Youth in Soaring, August, page 16
Corey Sullivan
Frauke Elber, Youth in Soaring, August, page 16
Desiree Bramletter
Frauke Elber, Youth in Soaring, August, page 16
Hanna Marlette
Frauke Elber, Youth in Soaring, August, page 16
Kristin Hein
Frauke Elber, Youth in Soaring, August, page 16
Sylvia Szafarczyk
Frauke Elber, Youth in Soaring, August, page 16

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Tom Rudolf, Assistance Needed, February, page 4


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