Soaring Magazine Index for 2012 organized by section

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2012 Safety Program, Centerfold, Clio's Wings, Club News, Contest Corner, Contributions, Covers, Feature Article, Flight Lines, Front of the Grid, Photo Showcase, SSA and FAI Awards, Selling Soaring, Soaring Calendar, Soaring Mail, Soaring Memories, Soaring Milestones, Soaring News, Soaring RX, Soaring Short Stories, Soaring Tech, The Condor Corner, Thoughts from the Chairman, Weather to Fly

2012 Safety Program
Bernald S. Smith, Who's Listening, February, page 10
Tom Johnson, Your Club's Safety Culture, March, page 10
Rich Carlson, Report and Recommendations, April, page 9
Ron Ridenour, No Room for Complacency in Soaring, June, page 10
Ron Ridenour, Scenarios when you "Just Don't Fly", July, page 14
Tom Johnson, The Tape Does Not Lie, August, page 9
Richard Carlson, The New Silly Season, September, page 8
Burt Compton, Soaring Safety Foundation Trustee, October, page 14
Ron Ridenour, November, page 8
Bernald S. Smith, Congratulations!, December, page 10

Todd Griffin, DG-300 over South Carolina, February, pages 30,31
Chuck Coyne, ASG-29-18, Hobbs, New Mexico, March, pages 30,31
Dan Matzke, ASH-26E under power, April, pages 30,31
Steve Vihlen, Standard Libelle, Wolf River Airport (54M), June, pages 30,31
Glenn Holden, ASG-29 sailplane towed by Super Decathlon, July, pages 30,31
Christian Mackin, ASW-27s at California City, California, August, pages 30,31
Paul Remde, Dick Butler's Concordia 2012 World Gliding Championships Uvalde, TX, September, pages 30,31
Dennis Stehlik, ASK 21/Piper Pawnee Windy City Soaring Association, October, pages 30,31

Clio's Wings
Raul Blacksten, Zanonia, January, page 60
Raul Blacksten, Glides Somewhat Less Probable, February, page 60
Raul Blacksten, Slingsby, March, page 60
Raul Blacksten, WW II Glider Operations, April, page 60
Raul Blacksten, Alianti Italiani, May, page 60
Raul Blacksten, The Arvin Meets, June, page 60
Raul Blacksten, Early Soaring in Japan, July, page 55
Raul Blacksten, This Month's Topic: Richard C. duPont, August, page 60
Raul Blacksten, This Month's Topic: Old Glass, September, page 60
Raul Blacksten, This Month's Topic: EoN, October, page 60
Raul Blacksten, Homebuilt Sailplanes, November, page 60
Raul Blacksten, Women Soaring Pilots, December, page 60

Club News
Frauke Elber, How to Attract Young People, January, page 43
Frauke Elber, February, page 44
Frauke Elber, March, page 45
Frauke Elber, Youth Activities at York Soaring Association, April, page 42
Frauke Elber, ChicagoLand Youth Grand | What Soaring Means to ME (Megan Hart), May, page 43
Frauke Elber, June, page 39
Frauke Elber, Youth Glide USA by Jim Herd, July, page 48
Frauke Elber, August, page 39
Frauke Elber, Life in a Glider Club, September, page 39
Frauke Elber, Ephrata 2012 Dust Up, October, page 38
Frauke Elber, 50 years of Blue Ridge Soaring Society, November, page 38
Frauke Elber, Good Places to Fly, December, page 37

Contest Corner
Robert Dunning, Region 2 North, January, page 21

February, page 36
March, page 26
April, page 25
May, page 42
July, page 35
August, page 38
October, page 36
November, page 35
December, page 44

Phil Umphres, Bill Jokerst flies Olympia 11 during Soaring100 Ceremonies, January
Josh Knerr, Rick Barber returning to Bishop, CA in his ASW-15 GWZ, February
Chuck Coyne, Dave Nadler drops water during 2011 18-Meter Nationals, Hobbs, NM, March
Steve Vihlen, Fifteen-year-old Preston Vihlen at the controls of a Schweizer 1-26A, April
SSA 80th Anniversary, May
Patrick Kelly, Mono Lake Northbound from Yosemite National Park, June
Glen Holden, Action on the Grid at 2012 Region 5 North Contest, July
Windward Performance's Extraordinary new DuckHawk, August
Paul Remde, Grid at World Gliding Championship in Uvalde, September
Mike Greenwald, Bob Higginson flying his ASW-24 over Chicago Glider Club, October
Colln Anderson, Blue Ridge Soaring's Rollanden-Schneider LS-6B in action, November
Manfred Franke, 2009 Region 6 North at Ionia, MI, December

Feature Article
Fred LaSor, Speaking of Wave: Thoughts on Nature's Elevator, January, page 28
Elisabeth Lowry, Soaring100 Enthusiasts Celebrate 100 Years of Soaring Flight, January, page 35
Stephen Schery, Round Trip Travel Time in a Cross Wind, January, page 40
Tony Condon and Bob Whelan, Too Much Fun, February, page 20
Mitch Polinsky, Truck-Mounted Campers - An Ideal Soaring Solution, February, page 24
John DeRosa, Spring Cleaning and Battery Testing, February, page 27
Bob Thompson, Life Altering Decisions - Another View, February, page 32
Eric Greenwell, Pacific Northwest Summer Wave, March, page 28
Dave Nadler, 2011 USA 18-Meter Class Nationals at Hobbs, New Mexico, March, page 32
Jim Herd, Piston Aviation Fuel in America, April, page 26
John Cochrane, Got altitude? Safety Glides, April, page 32
Bob Thompson, Lift Markers, April, page 37
Tom Johnson, Where to Fly: Minden, Nevada Soar the Superb Sierra, April, page 38
Richard Pearl, "Iron Thermal" Eagles Flock to Minden, Nevada, May, page 26
Chuck Coyne, Reno's a Big Hit Once Again, May, page 29
Gena Tabery, The 2012 World Gliding Championship Why Uvalde? Why, Indeed!, May, page 35
John Cochrane, Participation & Nationals, June, page 32
Jim Kellet, The Virginia Soaring Association, June, page 37
Bob Thompson, PyroCumulus, July, page 21
Merel R. O'Rourke, The Joys of Zero Sink "The Eagles", July, page 22
Karl Striedieck, The 2012 National 15-Meter Championship, July, page 26
Leigh Zimmerman, 2012 Region 5 North Contest Perry, South Carolina, July, page 32
Mark DuCharme, Selling Soaring; Opportunities Abound, August, page 21
Chip Garner, First Flight Impressions: Windward Performance DuckHawk, August, page 24
Michael Parker, Flying the ASH-31Mi Motorglider, August, page 32
Corky Gill, New, Younger Soaring Pilots, August, page 36
Gena Tabery, WGC 2012 Uvalde Legendar/Legend Air, September, page 22
Dan Gudgel, A Contest Meteorologist's Day at the 2012 World Gliding Contest, October, page 16
Mark DuCharme, Selling Soaring: Get in the News, October, page 18
Tom Knauff, Preventing Launching Accidents, October, page 20
Marc Augustin, On Tow Towing at the 2012 World's Gliding Championships, October, page 24
Dennis Linnekin, Team Flying at the 2012 World Gliding Championships, October, page 26
Lynda Lee LaBerge, 2012 WSPA Seminar, October, page 29
Lee Murray, Soaring Snow-Birds, October, page 32
Peter Deane, Preparation for the Argentina World Championships, January 2013, November, page 18
Jack Wilson, The Weight and Balance Chart, November, page 24
Jack Wyman, Warren Eaton's Franklin PS-2, November, page 26
Eric Greenwell, MGL Avionics V6 Aviation Radio Transceiver, November, page 32
Marianne Guerin and Tim Gardner, The 2012 Air Sailing Sorts Class Contest, December, page 19
Bob Spielman, Mid Air, December, page 28

Flight Lines
Chuck Coyne, Send Lawyers, Guns and Money, January, page 3
Chuck Coyne, Progress Report BG-12/16, February, page 3
Chuck Coyne, Convention, Safety, Let's Go Gliding, March, page 3
Chuck Coyne, Chutes - from childhood to adult - repack, egress, etc, April, page 3
Chuck Coyne, Happy Anniversary, May, page 3
Chuck Coyne, A Prue Story, June, page 4
Chuck Coyne, Land Out Accident Video Documentation, July, page 4
Chuck Coyne, August, page 3
Chuck Coyne, First Flight, September, page 2
Chuck Coyne, Various Varios, October, page 4
Chuck Coyne, Painful Prue Flights, November, page 3
Chuck Coyne, Prue Projects, December, page 3

Front of the Grid
Jim Short, The Sport of Soaring, February, page 2
Bill Daniels, OLC Adds Excitement to Soaring, May, page 2
Ken Sorenson, Volunteers at the World Gliding Contest in Uvalde, October, page 2

Photo Showcase
Gordon Boettger, Scenes of various wave clouds, January, pages 30,31
Pete Rendek, Jeff Duhaime, Glenn Holden, and Chuck Coyne, February, pages 33,34
Dan Matzke, Grand Tetons, Wyoming, March, pages 40,41
Rafael Soldan, Unusual Attitudes, April, pages 40,41
Paul Gaines, Paul Andrew, Frank Konesky,Charles Peterson,Ron Murphy, June, pages 42,43
Chuck Coyne,Robert Talarczyk,Robb Hohmann, Rick Leflingwell, Dust Devils, Sky Designs, Flight, Long Day, July, pages 40, 41

SSA and FAI Awards
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, January, page 48
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, February, page 43
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, March, page 47
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, April, page 48
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, May, page 47
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, June, page 50
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, July, page 50
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, August, page 50
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, September, page 49
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, October, page 46
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, November, page 44
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, December, page 42

Selling Soaring
Mark DuCharme, Who Are You?, November, page 10

Soaring Calendar
Contests and Special Events, January, page 46
Contests and Special Events, February, page 41
Contests and Special Events, March, page 48
Contests and Special Events, April, page 49
Contests and Special Events, May, page 48
Contests and Special Events, June, page 52
Contests and Special Events, July, page 52
Contests and Special Events, August, page 48
Contests and Special Events, September, page 48
Contests and Special Events, October, page 48
Contests and Special Events, November, page 46
Contests and Special Events, December, page 47

Soaring Mail
Walt Klemperer, University of El Mirage Clarion Call, January, page 4
John Williams, More CAP Promo, January, page 4
Wayne Roberts, Relative Risk, January, page 4
John Wahl, Someone Special, January, page 4
Eric Raymond, European Suggestion, January, page 4
Ramy Yanetz, Safety Slogan Suggestions, January, page 4
Aaron Kiley, Condor Tips, January, page 4
Chad Wille, A Modest Proposal, February, page 4
Tom Bjork, Crop Circle Mystery Explained, February, page 4
Maria Szemplinska, December Rocks!, February, page 4
Branko Stojkovic, Debating Deviations, February, page 4
Ken de Russy, Hang Glider History, February, page 6
Boom Powell, Karaoke Cure, March, page 4
John Williams, Military Competency Instructor Exam, March, page 4
John DeRosa, Strokes & Soda, March, page 4
Transponder Code Assigned for Glider Use, March, page 6
Correction, March, page 6
Help Wanted, March, page 6
Jim Short and Simine Short, A Special Thank You, April, page 6
Gordon "Gordo" Boettger, Transponder Advice, April, page 6
Rafael Soldan, Non-U.S. Citizen glider ownership, April, page 7
Brian K. Lott, Virtual Visit, April, page 7
Bill Keck, A Hairy Story, April, page 7
Course Corrections, April, page 7
OLC Smiley Faces, May, page 7
Holtz Joins SoaringNV, May, page 7
Jeff Byard, IVSM 2012 Elmira's International Vintage Sailplane Meet, May, page 7
Technical Drawings Protected, May, page 8
Mark Varvayanis, Fueled his Concerns, June, page 6
David Fish, Fact or Parable?, June, page 7
Andreea Alexandrescu, Let's Go Gliding, July, page 6
Chuck Gifford, Loves the April 1-26 Cover, July, page 6
Tim Gossfeld, Encouraging Good Choices, July, page 6
Ivan Jaszlics, Soaring Boring, July, page 7
Jim Herd, Water and Salt, July, page 7
John Livingston, A Dr. Dan Fan, August, page 4
Terry Buker, Safety First, August, page 4
Dave Armbruster, Participating, August, page 4
Hank Nixon and John Cochrane, Reply to Participating, August, page 6
Dave White, A Sad Start, August, page 6
Tom Conte, UAV Aircraft and Airspace Concerns Shared, August, page 6
Jim Deck, Radio Control Model application to UAVs, August, page 7
Ralph Kolstad, Civilian use of UAVs, August, page 7
Poul Hansen, A Correction, September, page 3
Edwin More, Pyrocummulus-Piqued Interest, September, page 3
Spencer Annear, Library Gift Subscriptions, September, page 3
Roger Bard, Contest Contrasts, September, page 3
Hugh Milne, Curiosity Not Quenched, September, page 4
Keith Willis, Museum Artifact?, September, page 4
Ian Wayman, Complicated Restoration, November, page 4
Mike Carlson, Silly Season Logic Error?, November, page 4
Ron Rose, In the Condor Corner, November, page 4
Stefan Jaudas, Healthy Soaring, November, page 6
Marty Rezmer, Competition Coverage Fan, November, page 6
Sterling Starr, November, page 6
Will Martin, Not So Much a Fan, November, page 6
Bob Spielman, Transponders - All Cross-Country Glider Should have Transponders, November, page 6
Mark Honeycutt, Looking for Assistance, November, page 6
Steve Newfield, Komet Glider Trailers, November, page 7
Raul Blacksten, To the SSA Membership, November, page 7
Peter Krebs, Sunrise Photo by Dennis Stehilk, December, page 4
Andy McBee, Digital Magazine Fan, December, page 4
John Cochrane, SF Bay Photos, December, page 4
Marty Rezmer, 2012 World Gliding Championships Coverage, December, page 4

Soaring Memories
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, January, page 50
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, February, page 47
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, March, page 50
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, April, page 51
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, May, page 50
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, June, page 44
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, July, page 47
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, August, page 47
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, September, page 47
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, October, page 34
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, November, page 34
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, December, page 46

Soaring Milestones
Garret Gudgel, Private Pilot, January, page 51
Laurie Harden — Commercial Glider Pilot, January, page 51
Bob Cook, Wurtsboro Solo, January, page 51
Tim Hanke, Third Generation Glider Fan, January, page 51
Phil Jones, Solo at Fifteen, January, page 51
High Flight Solo, January, page 51
Louisville Soaring Solo, January, page 52
Mark Greenman, CAP Solo, January, page 52
Mark Greenman, Cadet Solos, January, page 52
Black Hills Action, January, page 52
Moontown Solo, January, page 52
David Britton, Happy Cadet, January, page 52
New CFI-G for Black Hills Club, January, page 53
Marlene Nelson, Father & Son Solos, January, page 53
Solo at Siskiyou, January, page 53
Doug Coon, Sr., Elliot Queale Solo, January, page 53
Final Glide, January, page 53
14-Year-Old Solos at Sporty's Academy, January, page 54
New Rose City CFI-G, January, page 54
Private Rating Earned, January, page 54
Wurtsboro Solo, January, page 54
Rich Carraway, A New Private Pilot at Caesar Creek, January, page 54
ROTC Solo, January, page 54
John Williams, New Commercial Add-on Rating, January, page 54
John Williams, New Private Pilot Add-on Rating, January, page 55
New Seminole Lake Private Pilot, January, page 55
Central Indy Solo, January, page 55
Paul Corbett, Successful Solo, February, page 48
Paul Corbett, Solo at Fifteen, February, page 48
Jeanne Pitsenberger, Soaring Since Sixteen, February, page 48
Steve Vihlen, A Big Family Event, February, page 48
Warm Weather Flyer, February, page 48
Quay Snyder, Black Forest Solo, February, page 48
Ron Murphy, Eagleville Solo, February, page 48
Gary Naber, Solo at Fifteen, February, page 49
Jaime Alexander, Paul Ambrose Adds a Commercial Glider Rating, February, page 49
Jaime Alexander, Mike Boska Solo, February, page 49
Dave Carpenter, Aero Solo Club Solo, February, page 50
Bob Cook, He's Back in a Big Way, February, page 50
Jeanne Pitsenberger, An "A" Badge for Tom Weidner, February, page 50
Ken Kressin, Soloed and Soaked, February, page 50
Uwe Rudloff, Addicted to Soaring, February, page 50
Uwe Rudloff, New Rating Achieved, February, page 50
Ron Murphy, Glider Rating Added On, February, page 51
David Vanderlinden, Private Check Ride Passed, February, page 51
Pat Wager, Glider Rating Added, February, page 51
Phil Jones, Daughter Like Father, February, page 51
Commercial Rating Add-On, February, page 52
Phil Jones, Another Glider Guider, February, page 52
Bob Cook, Dino Solos, February, page 52
No Thanksgiving Turkeys at BFSS, February, page 52
John Williams, CAP Cadets Soar, February, page 52
Sailplane Solo, February, page 53
Don Uyhazi, New Commercial Pilot at PGC, February, page 53
Matt Paxton, Fourteen-Year-Old Solos, February, page 53
Second Generation Glider pilots, February, page 53
Woody Minar, Glider Rating Earned, February, page 54
Solo at the Soaring Club of Houston, February, page 54
Gary, Cold Solo, February, page 54
Jim Croce, New Solo at Wabash Valley, February, page 54
Gary Naber, Private Glider Rating Achieved, February, page 54
Sundown Solo, February, page 54
New Private Glider Rating, February, page 55
Uwe Rudloff, Some Birthdays Really are Special, February, page 55
John Earlywine, Commercial Add-On Rating, March, page 51
Paul Corbett, Heidi Stoeppler Solos at Skylark North, March, page 51
Charles Cook, A Piedmont Solo at Fourteen, March, page 51
Matt Paxton, Solo Transition, March, page 51
Cleon Biter, Solo at Fourteen, March, page 51
McHeffey Solo Flight, March, page 52
Matt Stephens, Private Pilot Check Ride, March, page 52
Rodney D. Kinne, New CFI-G For Marshall Soaring Club, March, page 52
Joseph Grecco, Lucky on the 13th, March, page 52
Raul Boerner, Winter Solo at Black Forest Soaring Society, March, page 53
LESC Private Pilot Rating, March, page 53
Tampa Bay Soaring Society Solo, March, page 53
Philip LaBerge, Wayne Hutchens Solos, March, page 54
TSS Scholarship Solo, March, page 54
Cypress Soaring Solo, March, page 54
Matt Stephens, Private Add-On Rating, March, page 54
First Solo for Pedro Azevedo, March, page 54
Walt Klemperer, Solo at Bend Oregon, March, page 55
Brad Stankey, 15-Year-Old Solos at Bend, Oregon, March, page 55
Final Glide, March, page 55
Sam Windsor, Certificated at Sixteen, April, page 52
Gary Garavglia, Freshman Solos, April, page 52
Add-On Ratings Earned at Seminole Lake Gliderport, April, page 52
Jim Slocum, Solo at Fifteen, April, page 53
Phyllis Thorpe, Four Solo Flights at Fourteen, April, page 53
Marlene Nelson, Like Father, Like Son, April, page 53
Dave Rigney, NFSS Glider Add-On, April, page 53
New CFI-G for PGC, April, page 54
Warren Cramer, "Old Guy" is New Pilot!, April, page 54
Warren Cramer, New Soaring Convert!, April, page 54
Marlene Nelson, New Solo for Puget Sound Soaring, April, page 54
Laurie Harden, Commercial Rating Gained, April, page 55
Final Glide, April, page 55
Warren Cramer, No Longer Afraid of Flying, May, page 51
Quay Snyder, BFSS's Newest Private Pilot, May, page 51
Rolf Schulze, Cold Solo Celebration for Ralph Strahm, May, page 51
John Earlywine, Solo at Seminole Lake, May, page 52
Frauke Elber, Cold Congrats, May, page 52
Matt Stephens, Private Add-On Rating, May, page 52
Cypress Soaring's Newest Pilot, May, page 52
Commercial Rating Added, May, page 52
Yuko Matsumoto, Private Pilot Check Ride Passed, May, page 53
Matt Stephens, Private Add-on at Estrella, May, page 53
Warren Cramer, Airplane Pilot Learns to Soar, May, page 53
Howard Stetser, Solo at 14, May, page 53
Matt Stephens, Thomas Sweeney Adds Glider Rating, May, page 54
Paul Corbert, Joey's Checkride, May, page 54
Boom Powell, Four Newly Licensed Pilots, May, page 54
Tom Johnson, Paul Spillane Solos at Coastal Soaring, May, page 54
Maxwell Denny, Prescott Soaring Solo, May, page 54
Glenn Fisher, Solo at Fourteen-years-old, May, page 54
Frauke Elber, Two Tidewater Solos, May, page 55
Final Glide, May, page 55
Fred Blair, Two New Private Ratings at Greater Houston Soaring, June, page 54
Matt Stephens, Two New Ratings at Arizona Soaring, June, page 54
Philip LaBerge, Another Glider Pilot in the Pipeline!, June, page 54
Aaron Stout, A New Pilot at Yards Creek, June, page 54
John Harte, Father and Son Solo Day at Sandhill Soaring, June, page 54
Quay Snyder, New Private Pilot and Successful CFIG at Black Forest, June, page 54
Bob Cook, Solo at 15, June, page 55
Final Glide, June, page 55
Elliot Crawford, A New Private Pilot at Mile High, July, page 54
Gregg Leslie, Commercial Rating, July, page 54
Phil Jones, Solo at Fourteen, July, page 54
Lane Bush, Chris Rudd Solos, July, page 54
Lane Bush, Busy Badge Weekends, July, page 54
Jeffrey Mack, Windy City Solo, July, page 54
John Earlywine, Commercial Rating, July, page 54
John Earlywine, Added a Rating, July, page 54
New Private Pilot Glider Rating, July, page 54
Gabriel Engle Passes CommercialPilot GliderCheck Ride, July, page 55
Bill Corbin, 14-Year-Old Solo Glider Pilot, July, page 55
Dave Carton, CFI-G Rating, July, page 55
Doug Hatch, New Private Pilot at 83, July, page 55
Final Glide, July, page 55
Doug Hatch, On Track at Saratoga, August, page 52
Shane Neitzey, Happy 15-year-old Youth Member's First Solo, August, page 52
Robert Rippstein, First Solo, Todd Cronin, August, page 52
Matt Stephens, A New CFI-G, August, page 52
Paul Corbett, New Glider Rating, August, page 52
Matt Stephens, Commercial Rating Received, August, page 53
Stefan Perrin, First 2012 Solo at Puget Sound, August, page 53
Better Late Than Never!, August, page 53
Donald Myhra, CAP Solo in SoCal, August, page 53
Matt Stephens, Eric Burn, Private Pilot, August, page 54
Tom Johnson, New Private Pilot at Coastal Soaring, August, page 54
Tom Johnson, Private Pilot Check Ride Completed, August, page 54
Rich Carraway, A Big Day at Caesar Creek, August, page 54
Solo at Sixteen, August, page 54
Jay Donoghue, Two New Pilots at Atlantic Soaring, August, page 54
Matt Stephens, Private Check Ride Passed, August, page 54
Final Glide, August, page 54
Paul Corbett, New Private Pilot at Skylark North, August, page 55
Matt Stephens, Private Pilot Check-Ride Passed, August, page 55
Matt Stephens, Glider Rating Added-On, August, page 55
Laurie Harden, Booth Receives Rating, August, page 55
Matt Stephens, Private Rating Achieved, August, page 55
Final Glide, September, page 50
A New Certificate, September, page 51
Dick Drescher, A 15-Year-Old Solos, September, page 51
Back Flying After 25 Years, September, page 51
New Pilot at PSS, September, page 51
A New Private Pilot, September, page 51
Private Check Ride Passed, September, page 51
First Solo Soaking, September, page 52
A New 17-Year-Old Private Pilot, September, page 52
First Solo For Houston Club Member, September, page 52
John Earlywine, Solo Time In Central Indiana, September, page 52
Paul Corbett, Commercial Rating Received, September, page 52
New Private Pilot For New England Club, September, page 53
Paul Corbett, Another Private Rating Reached at Skylark North, September, page 53
Scott Sconier, High School Senior Receives Private Pilot Rating, September, page 53
Mark Greenman, CAP Member Gets Private Glider Rating, September, page 54
David Cleveland, Three-Way Flier, September, page 54
Solo At 16, September, page 54
Gary Naber, 16-Year-Old Private Pilot At BRSS, September, page 54
David MacKenzie, A New Club's First, September, page 54
Private Pilot Glider License, September, page 54
Activity At Estrella, Arizona, September, page 54
John Earlywine, Commercial Add-On Rating, September, page 55
Peter Smith, Happenings at Harris Hill, New York, September, page 55
John Latson, Soaring Youth in Texas, October, page 49
David Cleveland, Salt Lake City Solo, October, page 49
Private Pilot in Oahu, October, page 49
Mark Johnson, Private Pilot, October, page 49
Ready to Teach, October, page 50
Noy Anisman, Soar Truckee Private Pilot Check Ride, October, page 50
Dave Trousdale, Jack Pelton, Soaring CEO, October, page 50
A New Private Pilot at Bermuda High Soaring School, October, page 50
Private Pilot Rating Earned at Mile High Gliding, October, page 50
Carl Ellison, A Super Senior, October, page 50
Paul Corbett, First Solo, Sam Range, October, page 50
New Commercial Pilot at Soar Truckee, October, page 51
New Tennessee Glider Pilot, October, page 51
Tucson Soaring Club Solo, October, page 51
Airborne at Evergreen, October, page 51
Tom Johnson, Coastal Soaring Solo, October, page 51
New Private Pilot Rating, October, page 51
Glider Rating Added in Minden, October, page 52
Mike Worrell, First Glider Solo, October, page 52
Uwe Rudloff, Atmospheric Soloist, October, page 52
Steve Grinstead Solos, October, page 52
Tom Rent, New Minnesota Soaring Club Solo Pilot, October, page 53
Yuko Matsumoto, Glider Rating Added in Hawaii, October, page 53
Monique Weil, Check Ride Completed, October, page 53
"Glider Mom's" Solo Flight, October, page 53
Paul Schneider, Chris Wallace, Private Pilot, October, page 54
John Noss, Solo Flight Earns 'A' Badge, October, page 54
Jay Donoghue, Private Rating Earned, October, page 54
Paul Corbett, Billy Thalheimer's Solo Flight, October, page 54
R.J. Stutzmann, Solo Flight for Aaron Simms, October, page 54
J.B Wawrzyniak, Two Brandywine Soaring Solos, October, page 54
Tom Rent, Solo Endorsement in Minnesota, October, page 54
Kurt Strong, Sylvania Soaring Solo, October, page 54
Tom Johnson, Another First Solo in Pensacola, October, page 55
John Williams, CAP Summer Students, November, page 47
Newly Soloed, November, page 48
Andy Kunz, Solo at 14-Years Old, November, page 48
Two Brandywine Solos, November, page 48
Solo at 14, November, page 48
Mike Worrell, Puget Sound First Glider Solo, November, page 48
KC Eagle Soaring Club Solo, November, page 49
Jan Driessen, Solo at Truckee, California, November, page 49
Jillian Dauscher, Private Pilot, November, page 49
Dave Carton, New Private Pilot Rating, November, page 49
Add-On at Black Hills Soaring, November, page 50
Mark Greenman, Private Pilot at 16, November, page 50
Uwe Rudloff, Zeb Shows Us How It's Done, November, page 50
Jim Watts, New Pilot for Tampa Bay Soaring, November, page 50
Reese Fairchild Solo Flight, November, page 50
Initiation Bath, November, page 51
Rick Sheppe, Private Pilot Check Ride, November, page 51
Spencer DeBerry, Private Pilot, November, page 51
Michael Misson, High School Solo, November, page 51
Spencer Karam Solos, November, page 52
Dillon Krapes, Naval Glider Pilot, November, page 52
Nicholas Harvey Solos at Minden, November, page 52
Glider Solo Accomplished, November, page 52
Patricia Osbakken, Aspiring Commercial Glider Pilot, November, page 52
Phyllis Thorpe, Solo at 14-years-old, November, page 52
Ginny Hanson, Keeping it in the Family, November, page 52
David Cleveland, Add-On Rating Achieved, November, page 52
Adam Fleming Solo, November, page 53
Matt Stephens, Solo at age 15, November, page 53
Rating Added-On, November, page 53
Matt Stephens, Fourteen-Year-Old Solo, November, page 53
Matt Stephens, NDAGC Member Gets Rating in AZ, November, page 53
Matt Stephens, Check Ride Completed, November, page 53
Matt Stephens, Private Rating Reached, November, page 53
Matt Stephens, A New CFI-G in AZ, November, page 53
R.J. Stutzmann, Sadie Schwab Solos, November, page 54
R.J. Stutzmann, Solo Delayed, November, page 54
Jeanne Pitsenberger, Private Pilot Test Passed, November, page 54
Successful Glider Rating, November, page 54
Paul Corbett, Private Glider Check Ride Passed, November, page 54
Final Glide, November, page 54
Mike Worrell, Helicopter Pilot Solos a Glider, December, page 48
Elke Fuglsang-Petersen, Third Glider Pilot in the Family, December, page 48
Mike Worrell, Puget Sound Soaring Summer Solo, December, page 48
A Montague Solo, December, page 48
Dave Carton, New Pilot in Vermont, December, page 48
Yuko Matsumoto, Private Add On, December, page 49
James Bond, She's Soloed at 14, December, page 49
Gary Naber, Private Pilot Check Ride Passed, December, page 49
Gary Naber, Commercial Glider Rating Reached, December, page 49
John Williams, A New CFI-G at New England Soaring, December, page 50
Rating Added, December, page 50
Frauke Elber, Scholarship Winner Solos, December, page 50
George O'Leary, Solo at Age 14, December, page 50
Caesar Creek Solo, December, page 50
Barry Muhlenberg, Two New Cloudniner Solos, December, page 51
Pete Washburn, Solo on 14th Birthday, December, page 51
Minden Solo at 15, December, page 51
Pat Oshakken, Private Pilot Glider Check Ride Completed, December, page 51
Minden Solo at 15, December, page 52
Terrence Wilson, Mathew Gast's First Solo, December, page 52
Jeanne Pitsenberger, Glider Rating Added, December, page 52
Tom Rent, Added Rating in Minnesota, December, page 52
Commercial Rating Added, December, page 52
Tom Rent, Dan Zimmerman Solos, December, page 52
Tom Rent, First Solo Flight, December, page 53
George Underhill, First Solo in Minnesota, December, page 53
"All In" After Solo, December, page 53
John Williams, Sonty Solo, December, page 53
Perry Walker Solo, December, page 54
Gray Kent Solo, December, page 54
Modified Bucket Ritual, December, page 54
Ginny Hanson, Instructor Rated, December, page 54
John Earlywine, Glider Rating Added, December, page 54
John Earlywine, New Private Pilot Glider at CISS, December, page 54
John Earlywine, Tim Woenker, Private Pilot Glider, December, page 54
Bryan Cotton Commercial Glider Pilot, December, page 54
Paul Osborne, Louisville Solo Flight, December, page 55
Paul Osborne, Commercially Rated, December, page 55
Final Glide, December, page 55

Soaring News
Torgoen Swiss Professional Pilot Watches, January, page 6
Paul Remde, Book Review: Locomotive to Aeromotive — Octave Chanute and the Transportation Revolution by Simine Short, January, page 6
CAP Celebrates 70 Years of Service, January, page 8
SeeYou Version 4.2; Pictures Gallery; Instrument Panel, January, page 8
New SZD-54-2 Perkoz, February, page 8
Win a Quilt from the WSPA, February, page 8
Jim Short, Youth Outreach at SOARING100, February, page 8
Contest Insurance Update, February, page 8
John Voishan, Young Eagles Gather at Sierra Vista, Arizona, February, page 9
Pumpkins Away, February, page 9
WSPA Board of Directors, Contribute to the "Sarah Fund", March, page 8
Don Branum, Air Force Cadets Soar to Record Gliding Season, March, page 8
"1:1 Scale" Glider Displayed at AMA Convention, March, page 8
New Open-Class Gliders: Lange Antares 23-E and Schempp-Hirth Quintus M, March, page 8
32nd FAI world Gliding Championship Update, April, page 8
U.S. Rules Committee Policy Updates, April, page 8
Standard Class Nationals Limited Handicap Waiver, April, page 8
Transponder Code for Gliders, April, page 8
Gary Phillips, Third Class Medical Crisis, May, page 4
John Duke, Simulation-based Flight Instruction, May, page 4
John Williams, Growing Soaring in America, May, page 6
Richard H. Ball, June, page 9
Burt Compton, A New Signpost at Marfa, June, page 9
Windward Performance DuckHawk Wins 15-Meter Nationals, July, page 8
Chris Woods, El Mirage An Old Film Student Becomes Nostalgic, July, page 8
Robin Clark, Ray Galloway Retires From Racing Scene, July, page 10
OLC Plaque for Region 5, July, page 10
Two Michael Wallace Scholarship Grants Awarded for 2012, July, page 12
The Kolstad Century Badge Awards, July, page 13
Professional Woman Pilot of the Year, July, page 13
STX 165 Mode C Transponder Available, July, page 13
Sunseeker Duo Nears Completion, August, page 8
Sue Martin, Young Region V South Competitors, August, page 8
Bob Reuter, A Soaring Contest First, August, page 8
First Newly-Modified Australian Blanik L-13 Flies, September, page 6
Mark Wilson, SSA FAST Program in Action, September, page 6
Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala, December, page 6
Fifth Annual Sequatchie Ridge Badge and Record Camp, Jasper, TN, December, page 6
OLC Champion 2012 - U.S. Pilots and Clubs are World-Beating, December, page 8
U.S. OLC-Plus Champion, December, page 8
U.S. Speed-OLC Champion, December, page 9
U.S. OLC-Plus Club Statistics, December, page 9
OLC World Champion, December, page 9
Speed-OLC World Champion, December, page 9
Elke Fuglsang-Petersen, IGC-OLC-League World-League Total 2012, December, page 9

Soaring RX
Daniel Johnson, How Oxygenation Works, January, page 14
Daniel Johnson, Why Wear Sunglasses, May, page 15
Daniel Johnson, Does Your Pulse Oximeter Mean What it Says? (Does Your Spouse?), June, page 18
Daniel Johnson, Fatigue, Exhaustion, and Somnolence, July, page 36
Daniel Johnson, Jet Lag and Night Shifts Mae Us Bad Pilots, August, page 14
Daniel Johnson, The Bad-Years Blimp, September, page 14
Daniel Johnson, Tobogganing on the Invisible Hill, October, page 10
Daniel Johnson, Confabulation: It's About Character, December, page 32
Daniel L. Johnson, Cognitive Impairment in Pilots, February, page 12
Daniel Johnson, Isotonic Volume loss, March, page 20
Daniel Johnson, What is Judgment?, April, page 16
Daniel Johnson, November, page 12

Soaring Short Stories
Joann Hartley Shaw, Forty-Four Years Crewing Experience and Counting, December, page 23
Anonymous, SBR Soaring Before Radios, December, page 24
Dianne Black-Nixon, Triumph Over Adversity, December, page 25
Dianne Black-Nixon, George Who?, December, page 25
Tony Davis, My First Outlanding, December, page 26
Rolf Schulze, The Oldest, but not Boldest Tag Team, December, page 27

Soaring Tech
Bill Collum, Letters - Design, Shuttle, Lifting Bodies,Wings, Insurance, January, page 11
Bill Collum, GPS - Part 1, March, page 14
Bill Collum, GPS - Part 2, April, page 12
Bill Collum, ADS-B, May, page 9
Bill Collum, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, June, page 12
Bill Collum, The Sailplane Airliner, July, page 15
Bill Collum, Transponders, August, page 10
Bill Collum, Maintenance Tracking (Part 1), September, page 9
Bill Collum, Maintenance Tracking (Part 2), October, page 8
Bill Collum, Gifts and Gadgets, December, page 12

The Condor Corner
Scott Manley, Simulation-Based Flight Instruction at Clubs and Commercial Operations, February, page 38
Frank Paynter, First Annual In-Person Condor Regional Soaring Contest, March, page 42
Scott Manley, Using Glider Flight Simulation to Promote the Sport of Soaring, April, page 45
Frank Paynter, May, page 44
Scott Manley, The Winter Crop, June, page 45
Frank Paynter, July, page 42
Scott Manley, Potpourri, August, page 43
Frank Paynter, Condor Cross-Country Training Program, September, page 42
Scott Manley, Oshkosh - KidVenture 2012, October, page 42
Frank Paynter, A Tale of Two First-Real-Life (RL) - Contest Winners, November, page 40
Scott Manley & Frank Paynter, A "Condor Christmas", December, page 34

Thoughts from the Chairman
Al Tyler, SSA Convention — Reno, January, page 2
Al Tyler, SSA's 80th Anniversary, March, page 2
Al Tyler, Let's Go Gliding, April, page 2
Al Tyler, 32nd World Gliding Championships, Uvalde, Texas, June, page 2
Al Tyler, Voluntary Cooperation, July, page 2
Al Tyler, The SSA Welcomes the World, August, page 2
Al Tyler, The 2013 Eagle Fund Campaign, November, page 2
Al Tyler, Last Message from SSA President, December, page 2

Weather to Fly
Dan Gudgel, Mountain Wave Forecasting, January, page 18
Dan Gudgel, Mountain Wave Comments, February, page 16
Dan Gudgel, Mountain Wave Parameters, March, page 23
Dan Gudgel, Wind, Convergence, and Shear, April, page 22
Dan Gudgel, Convergence Along a Sea Breeze Front, May, page 20
Dan Gudgel, Terrain Induced Convergence, June, page 24
Dan Gudgel, Terrain-Channeled Convergence, July, page 18
Dan Gudgel, Modified Convergence Lines: The El Mirage Shear Line, August, page 18
Dan Gudgel, The Pilot Weather Briefing, September, page 18
Dan Gudgel, The "850-250 mb Differential Divergence"Chart, December, page 16

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