Soaring Magazine Index for 2016 organized by section

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2016 Safety Program, Announcement, Announcements, Blast From The Past, Centerfold, Chairman's Thoughts, Chairman's Update, Contributions, Convention, Cover, Feature Article, Flight Lines, Guest Chairman's Thoughts, Notice, On-Line Contest, Open Forum, Photo Showcase, Repairs, Maintenance, and Upgrades, Repairs, Maintenance and UpGrades, SSA Management, SSA Poetry Club, SSA and FAI Awards, Sky Writing, Soaring Calendar, Soaring Humor, Soaring Mail, Soaring Memories, Soaring Milestones, Soaring News, Soaring RX, Soaring Stories, Teaching Soaring, Tech Corner, The Condor Corner, Volunteering in the SSA, Why I Soar, Winching World, XC Tips

2016 Safety Program
Richard Carlson, Scenario Based Training, January, page 10
Rick Carlson, Scenario Based Training – A Practical Demonstration, February, page 12
Tom Johnson, Checkout Time Again, March, page 6
Soaring Safety Foundation Chairman, March, page 7
Annual Soaring Safety Foundation Safety Summary, April, page 8
Tom Johnson, Towing Gliders is Easy, June, page 8
Rich Carlson, Safety Through Training, July, page 12
Tom Johnson, Safety Management, August, page 12
Tom Johnson, FAQ's: Stalls, September, page 10
Richard Carlson, Teaching Stalls and Spins - Are we Doing it Right?, October, page 10
Richard Carlson, Air Speed!, November, page 6
Burt Compton and Pat Costello, Preventing Rollout Accidents, December, page 14

Announcement
SSA Announces Dues Increase, December, page 10
Change to SSA Group Insurance Plan, December, page 11

Announcements
EAA, Soaring Society of America Announce Joint Effort to Boost Aviation Participation, April, page 10

Blast From The Past
Doug Lamont, Talking With a Champion, May, page 46
Karl Striedieck, Confessions of a Pennsylvania Ridge Runner, June, page 33
Doug Lamont, George Uveges, Photographer, August, page 46
Bob Powell, Selected Clear Aero Sitka Spruce, October, page 49

Centerfold
Steven Waitekaitis, Steve Waitekaitis' ASW 27 in Landout in a Farmer's Field, Coburn, PA, January, pages 30, 31
Noah Reitter, Ridge Soaring at Harris Hill; Andy Brayer in his AW20 Leading the Way, February, pages 30, 31
Maria Szemplinska, Soaring Diana Sailplane Mosaic, March, pages 30,31
Jerry Wenger, Jerry Wenger's replica of an early-30s Schleicher Rhönbussard, April, pages 30, 31
Laura Radigan, Stemme Electro-soar on Convention Floor, May, pages 30,31
Rick Leffingwell, Ventus-2C piloted by Carl Czech Flying near Bishop, CA, June, pages 30, 31
Todd Schultz, Cam Martin and Laister LP-49 N7003 "Yankee Doodle III" over the Tehachapi Mountains, July, pages 30, 31
Clay Thomas, Lak 17 AT at United States Air Force Academy, CO, August, pages 30, 31
Jim Price, Dawn patrol - Franklin Prepping Towplane for 2016 Seniors Competition, September, pages 30, 31
Irit Abramovich, Irit Abramovich Soaring Campo dei Fiori's Ridge in Varese, Italy, October, pages 30, 31
Cam Martin, Cam Martin's H301 Libelle at Mountain Valley Airport, Tehachapi, CA with Sierra Wave, November, pages 30, 31
Peter Selinger, Steve Leonard Coming in to Land with his BS-1 at IVSM, Harris Hill, NY, December, pages 30, 31

Chairman's Thoughts
Ken Sorenson, I Got to Fly with Sam Yesterday, January, page 3
Ken Sorenson, Circling in Sink?, February, page 3
Ken Sorenson, Oh Yeah? Watch This!, March, page 3
Ken Sorenson, We're all in this Together!, April, page 3
Ken Sorenson, Gathering of the Tribe, May, page 3
Ken Sorenson, A Duel at Sunset?, June, page 3
Ken Sorenson, Smoldering, September, page 3
Ken Sorenson, Target Rich Environment, October, page 3
Ken Sorenson, The 2017 Eagle Fund Campaign - "Growing the SSA", November, page 3
Ken Sorenson, Soaring Club of Houston training, December, page 3

Chairman's Update
Ken Sorenson, SSA Membership has Doubled, August, page 3

Contributions
January, page 49
February, page 49
March, page 51
April, page 53
May, page 55
June, page 51
July, page 50
August, page 48
Eagle Fund, September, page 49
Eagle Fund, October, page 48
Eagle Fund, November, page 47
Eagle Fund, December, page 52

Convention
Information and Registration, January, page 6
Information and Registration, February, page 6

Cover
Mark Montague, H-301 Libelle at sunset with a rainbow in the background at Alvord Desert in the Great Basin, January
Lane Decker, George Powell "Hawkeye" Celebrates 85th Birthday over Hot Springs Peak near Warner Springs, CA, February
Maria Szemplinska, New Year's Day Winter Flying in SOSA Gliding Club, Rocton, ON, Canada, March
Cat Benson, Tom Serkowski flies his ASH-26E near Owens Peak in the Southern Sierra Nevada, April
Greg Swiderski and Laura Radigan and Remy Rozzoni, Collage of Convention Photographs, May
Jim Sprandel, Paul Sprandel landing his HP-14 at C-62, Kendallville, IN, June
Cam Martin, "Yankee Doodle III" at the Experimental Sailpane Association's Western Workshop, July
Brandon Townley, Pilot/Owner Mike Hostage flies Marske-designed Pioneer III, Summer 2015, August
Deb Reitter, Eric Nelson Landing Ventus 2ax at Harris Hill, September
Jochen Fuglsang-Petersen, Elke Fuglsang-Petersen over Lago Maggiore during WSA Seminar, Varese, Italy, October
Noy Anisman, Photographer (age 14) Flies First X-C as Co-pilot with Ed Lord in DG1000, November
Andrew Apicos, SGS 1-26E over Brookhaven, Long Island, NY, December

Feature Article
Mark Montague, Dry Lake Rendezvous, January, page 18
Greg Klein, Ground Tow, Self-Launch, Aero Tow, and Discus Launch -- Oh My! ... Discus Launch?!, January, page 24
Denise Layton, SSA Directors and Officers for 2016, January, page 28
Sean Fidler, 2015 Ontario Provincial Championship, January, page 33
Patrick Philbrick and Alan Bikle and Fred Jiran, FJ-1 Part 1 – The Build, January, page 36
Herbert Kilian, ASA Glider Camp, Parowan 2015, February, page 20
Jack Wilson, So Who Was the First Person to Fly in a Glider?, February, page 26
John Joss, Out of the Egg: Ab Initio Flight Instruction "Back In The Day", February, page 28
Ivan Snell, An Adventure With Lee Bernardis, or – How I Made Silver Distance with the Help of a Homicidal Maniac, February, page 32
Patrick Philbrick and Alan Bikle and Fred Jiran, FJ-1 Part II – The Construction, February, page 36
Selena Phillips-Boyle, A Conversation with Maria Szemplinska, March, page 12
Dan Nezgoda, "Two Bits" Will Get You Silver Part I: A Soaring Paradox, March, page 19
Fred Matteson, Design Factors Affecting Safety, March, page 22
Eric Bick, A Fine Trip to Albuquerque & Moriarty, March, page 24
Karin Schlösser, National Soaring Museum Director Retiring, March, page 32
John Wahl, Rites of Passage – Landing Out, March, page 34
Sergio Colacevich, Alby's Voyage: Mission Accomplished!, March, page 37
Lee Murray, Winter Flying at Estrella Sailport and Other Gliderports with Local Mountains, March, page 40
Mark Montague, Time for a Change, April, page 14
Tom Knauff, The Beginning of Controlled Flight, April, page 19
Steve Hill, George Applebay, April, page 20
Dan Nezgoda, "Two Bits" Will Get You Silver Part II: A Downwind Dash, April, page 26
Jim Short, Vintage Gliders at an Historic Soaring Destination, April, page 32
Eric Bick, 2016 Convention, May, page 12
Eric Bick, Regional and National Awards, May, page 22
Greg Swierski, 2016 Conventional Wisdom, May, page 26
James Darcy, Q&A with Jim Payne Airbus Perlan Mission II Chief Pilot, May, page 32
Dan Nezgoda, "Two Bits" Will Get You Silver Part III: A Silver Anniversary, May, page 35
Pat Costello, Insuring Your Glider to Value, June, page 12
Murry Rozansky, The Few of the Few of the Few, June, page 14
Tony Condon, Distance in the Winter, June, page 19
Stephen Nesser, Puchacz SZD-50-3 Canopy Opening and Shattering in Flight, June, page 22
Mitch Polinsky, If at First You Don't Succeed: Record Flying in the Great Basin in the Summer of 2015, June, page 25
Daniel Sazhin, 1,000 km in a 1-26, July, page 16
Bill Daniels, Historical Gliders - Training Ships, July, page 20
Cam Martin, The Yankee Doodle Tribute Project - Applying a Legacy Color Scheme to an LP-49 Sailplane, July, page 24
Cam Martin, The "Forty Niner's" 50th Laister Sailplane Products LP-49, July, page 27
David Newill, MAP: Teen Glider, July, page 32
James Cooper, Why Accounting is Exciting and Vital for your Gliding Club - Part 1, July, page 34
Bill Gawthrop, An Attempt at Recovering My Mojo, July, page 37
Mike Hostage, Pioneer III, August, page 14
Jim Marske, Flying Wing Stability, August, page 19
Bill Daniels, Historic Gliders, August, page 22
James Cooper, Why Accounting is Exciting and Vital for your Gliding Club - Part 2, August, page 26
Various, US Hall of Fame Biographies, August, page 32
Bill Daniels, Historical Gliders - TG-3A, September, page 12
Various, US Hall of Fame Biographies, September, page 16
Geoff Weck, A Great Week of Soaring - in Albert Lea,Minnesota? 2016 Region 7 Contest, September, page 22
Rich Owen, 2016 Senior Soaring Championship, September, page 27
James Cooper, Why Accounting is Exciting and Vital for your Gliding Club - Part 3 - Reporting to the Committee, September, page 38
Lee Murray, SSA's Presence at AirVenture, October, page 12
Karol Staryszak, Despair and Brutal Truth, October, page 15
Bertha Ryan, US Hall of Fame Biographies, October, page 20
James Cooper, Why Accounting is Exciting and Vital for your Gliding Club - Part 4, October, page 24
Bill Daniels, Historical Gliders - Pratt Read PR-G1 (PR, USN LNE-1, Army TG-32), October, page 27
Elke Fuglsang-Petersen, Italy Calling: 42 Participants Join the 39th WSPA Seminar in Varese, October, page 32
Key Dismukes, Why Do Pilots(and everyone else) Sometimes Forget to Perform Critical Tasks?, October, page 38
James Cooper, Why Accounting is Exciting and Vital for your Gliding Club - Part 5, November, page 10
Bertha Ryan, US Hall of Fame Biographies, November, page 14
Bll Laister, A Few Clarifications and a Few Memories, November, page 19
Bill Daniels, Historic Gliders, November, page 21
Chris Esselstyn, HP-18J Twin Turbine Auxiliary Powered Sailplane, November, page 24
Bertha Ryan, US Hall of Fame Biographies, December, page 21
Steve Dee, A Tale of Two Tauri*, December, page 26
Jim Short, What is an International Vintage Sailplane Meet?, December, page 28

Flight Lines
Eric Bick, Editor 2016 resolutions and current magazine articles, January, page 2
Eric Bick, Submit in Word documents, not pdf; photos separate in jpg., February, page 2
Eric Bick, March Magazine Articles, March, page 2
Eric Bick, Request for Articles about Convention Presentations, April, page 2
Eric Bick, Magazine Articles, May, page 2
Eric Bick, June, page 2
Eric Bick, July, page 2
Eric Bick, August, page 2
Eric Bick, September, page 2
Eric Bick, Articles in October Issue, October, page 2
Eric Bick, Discussion of Calendar Photos and new magazine topics, November, page 2
Eric Bick, Discussion of Contents, December, page 2

Guest Chairman's Thoughts
Jack J. Pelton, Please Volunteer, You'll Love it, July, page 3

Notice
Bob Maronde, Straight-Out Cross- Country Results, October, page 45

On-Line Contest
W.G. Hill, The OLC and Pilot Retention, June, page 10
Perry 2016 Contest Winners, July, page 11
Bob Maronde, Straight-Out Cross Country Soaring, July, page 14
Bill Hill, The OLC and Some of its Finer points, August, page 44
Bill Hill, OLC Categories, September, page 44
Mark Mocho, Maximizing OLC, October, page 44
Bill Hill, Straight-Out Cross-Country Results, November, page 42
W.G. Hill, A Look at the Past Year, December, page 47

Open Forum
Bill Thrift and Cliff Hilty, Become a CFI-G - Today, April, page 42
Rodney Whipple, North Carolina Soaring Foundation History, May, page 44
Bob Whelan, Why Did They Do That?, June, page 42
Bob Whelan, Why Did They Do That? (Part II), July, page 40
Joe Killian, Discussions of Tom Knauff's Training and Instructional Quizzes, September, page 42
Paul Bowman, Promote Soaring at Air Shows, November, page 35
Michelle Sorenson, Texas Racing Series, December, page 38

Photo Showcase
Michael Hunter and Dan Senecal and Max Chtangeev and Jim Sprandel, DG-200, Wallis, TX; Grob-103, Lake Placid, NY; DG 1000, Lake Placid, NY; IS-29D2 Lark, January, pages 40,41
Renny Rizz and Sue Martin and Steven Waitekaitis, Two Gliders for Launch;Patrick Good Flying Cirrus at Seniors;Ground View Gotham;Cockpit View, February, pages 42,43
Maria Szemplinska, Migratory Birds;World Through Canopies; Wing Walker; World Championships Opening, March, pages 42,43
Jim Short and Mark Nankivil and Jerry Wenger, April, pages 36,37
Laura Radigan and Greg Swiderski, Sailplanes on Display at Convention, May, pages 38,39

Repairs, Maintenance, and Upgrades
Peter Selinger, 2016 Vintage Sailplane Meet, Harris Hill, NY, December, page 36

Repairs, Maintenance and UpGrades
John Wahl, Restoring SN 106, H201B Libelle, April, page 38

SSA Management
Denise Layton, Call for SSA Director Nominations, May, page 10

SSA Poetry Club
Lu-Ann Moore Coe and Susan Catlin, I Wished I Was Juliette Danny's Song, April, page 46

SSA and FAI Awards
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, January, page 50
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, February, page 48
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, March, page 54
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, April, page 52
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, May, page 53
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, June, page 50
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, July, page 51
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, August, page 50
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, September, page 52
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, October, page 50
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, November, page 48
Rollin Hasness, Badges & Records, December, page 48

Sky Writing
Jay Campbell, Plans for Section of Poetry plus Acronym Challenge, November, page 8
Jay Campbell, editor, White Wings by Robin Fleming; Blue Thermal by Milt Moos, December, page 39

Soaring Calendar
Contests and Special Events, January, page 52
Contests and Special Events, February, page 52
Contests and Special Events, March, page 52
Contests and Special Events, April, page 50
Contests and Special Events, May, page 50
Contests and Special Events, June, page 52
Contests and Special Events, July, page 52
Contests and Special Events, August, page 53
Contests and Special Events, September, page 51
Contests and Special Events, October, page 53
Contests and Special Events, November, page 51
Contests and Special Events, December, page 50

Soaring Humor
Mike Greenwald, Daffynitions for Soaring Pilots, February, page 25
Jim Sprandel, April, page 29
Winfried Rudloff, A Pilot's Nightmare, May, page 10

Soaring Mail
Hermann Gucinski, Aging Soaring Pilot Population, January, page 4
King Povenmire, Is Your Aircraft Okay to Fly?, January, page 4
Brrent Gourley, Aviation Safety Reporting System, February, page 4
Chuck Griswold, Teaching Soaring, Standardization Article – Food for Thought, February, page 5
Joe Killian, Spin Training, March, page 4
Mike Jacker, February Centerfold, April, page 4
Clare (Dan) Kline, Teaching Soaring by Tom Knauff, April, page 4
Steven Rander, FJ-1 Lives On … and on … and on, April, page 4
Hey! Meteorologists, May, page 4
Anne McCombs, Horton III Whereabouts, May, page 4
Tom Knauff, Glider Flying Quizzes, May, page 4
Darrel Watson, Soaring Rx, June, page 4
Tom Doyle, Teaching Soaring, April 2016, June, page 4
Tom Knauff, Tom's Response, June, page 4
Jack Wilson, Six Signs of Impending Stall, June, page 5
Nyal Williams, Really, Really New Students, July, page 4
Mike Marsh, L-13 Status (Reply by Denise Layton), July, page 4
Tony Way, Why 200 feet? Replies by Tom Knauff, Rich Carlson, July, page 4
Philip Marks, Pylon Turns for Glider Pilots Reply by Bill Daniels, July, page 5
New Logbook Available Now, July, page 8
John Fisher, Correction to SAD-B Presentation at SSA Convention, August, page 4
Sheila Doyle, Can Someone Identify the Pilot, Plane, and Competition Associated with this Photo?, August, page 4
Greg Mecklenburg, Montana Check Rides, August, page 4
Frank Pascale, Teaching Soaring Quizzes, August, page 4
Doug Lent, What a Guy, August, page 5
David Newill, Walkalong Gliding with Phil Rossoni, August, page 5
Rus Howard, Continuing Discussion of Stall + Response from Tom Knauff, August, page 6
Maggie Hettinger, Help Requested, September, page 4
John House, Teaching Soaring, September, page 4
Spencer Annear, NTSB Report on Accident Avoidance, September, page 4
Wayne Roberts, Controlled Flight into Terrain (CFIT) Experiences, September, page 4
William Feldbaumer, Frigate Soaring, September, page 4
Albert Tuertscher, Akaflieg, September, page 4
Gordon Squire, L-13 Update, September, page 5
Alain Daumas, L-13 Update - European news, September, page 5
St&eacugte;phane Vander Viken, Landing Long and Approach Speed, September, page 5
Deane Williams, Bob Whelan Articles - Rick Carlson Replies, October, page 4
Mike Jacker, Pioneer Series/Flying Wings - Jim Marske Replies, October, page 4
Einar Enevoldson, Soaring Stories, October, page 5
Roderick Read, August Mystery Photo, October, page 5
Pete Vozzo, Historic Glider Series, October, page 5
David Stork, Silence is Golden, October, page 6
Greg Rogers, Selfie-stick Photography, October, page 6
Danny, Black Forest Gliderport Redux, October, page 6
Brian Neff, Winching, November, page 4
Diane McNattin, Magazines and Books, November, page 4
John Murphy, TG-3A Article, December, page 4
John Peters, And More TG-3, December, page 4
Dan Johnson, Prospective Memory Article, December, page 4
Frauke Elber, Pratt-Read, December, page 5

Soaring Memories
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, January, page 48
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, February, page 50
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, March, page 50
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, April, page 54
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, May, page 54
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, June, page 54
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, July, page 54
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, August, page 52
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, September, page 54
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, October, page 52
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, November, page 50
Bertha Ryan, Remembering the Past, December, page 46

Soaring Milestones
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Final Glide, April, page 57
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Soaring News
Doug Jacobs, Book Review The Soaring Engine by G. Dale, January, page 8
Named After the Home of One of the World's Most Prestigious Universities, Old World Charm Marries ..., January, page 9
Pat Costello, Change to the SSA Group Insurance Plan, February, page 9
Andy Pag, FAI Glider Match Racing Victory for Kawa after Gripping Finish, February, page 9
Andy Pag, Aerobatic Gliding: Bertossio Takes Gold for Italy in Dubai, February, page 9
Minden Soaring Club to Offer Youth Scholarships, February, page 10
Electric Aircraft Symposium, February, page 10
The First Public Reveal – Project Glow Becomes Glowfly, February, page 10
FAI Record Diplomas Presented to Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, February, page 11
Toy Drone Risk More Costly and Dangerous Than Birds in Plane Strike, New Study Indicates, February, page 11
Karin A. Schlösser, National Soaring Museum Director Search, March, page 5
ICAS Foundation Accepting 2015 Scholarship Applications, March, page 5
Pat Costello, Announcement – Change to the SSA Group Insurance Plan, March, page 5
March, page 5
The 2016 Sustainable Aviation Symposium, April, page 6
FAI Sailplane Grand Prix - 8th Series, April, page 6
Pat Costello, Announcement - Change to the SSA Group Insurance Plan, April, page 6
Electric Planes Aim to Soar High for Cleaner Aviation Sector, April, page 6
EAA/SSA Sign MOU for future cooperation, April, page 7
Ninety-Nines to Award 2016 Karen Johnson Solo Scholarship, May, page 5
CAP to Launch 75th Anniversary Celebration, May, page 5
Official Communications Sponsor Signs On For Sebring Sport Aviation Expo 2017, May, page 6
Pat Costello, Changes to the SSA Group Insurance Plan - Announcement, May, page 6
Burt Compton, Tow Pilot Currency and Proficiency, May, page 8
Tom Knauff, Tom's Response, June, page 5
2016 SSA at Oshkosh, June, page 6
Ralph Kolstad, Kolstad Schoarship Announcement, June, page 6
World Gliding Championships, June, page 6
Minden Soaring Club Scholarships, June, page 6
Announcement - Change to the SSA Group Insurance Plan, July, page 8
International Vintage Sailplane Meet Features Fine Wings and Fine Wines, July, page 8
Troy Wollman Awarded the Michael Wallace Scholarship Grant for 2016, July, page 9
Kolstad Scholarship Announcement, July, page 10
Austrian Team for World Gliding Championships Benalla Ready to Fly, July, page 11
Call for SSA Director Nominations, July, page 11
Owen Telford Awarded the Michael Wallace Scholarship Grant for 2016, August, page 8
Kolstad Scholarship Announcement, August, page 8
OSTIV Congress Aligned with WGC17, August, page 8
New Logbook Available Now, August, page 9
Pat Costello, Announcement - Change to the SSA Group Insurance Plan, August, page 9
Safety Guidance for Manned Aircraft Pilots Operating in the Presence of Drones, August, page 9
Ralph Kolstad, Kolstad Scholarship Announcement, September, page 7
33rd Congress of OSTIV Announcement, September, page 7
Ralph Kolstad, Kolstad Scholarship Notes, September, page 7
Pilot Memoir by Joe Karam: Danger and Poetry, September, page 7
Thunderbirds Present Certificate of Appreciation to Bermuda High Soaring School, September, page 8
Enter the 2017 FAI Young Artist Contest and Show Us Your Vision of Flying!, September, page 8
US Sport Aviation Expo, January 25-28, Speakers, September, page 9
Transport Canada Recommends Power FLARM, September, page 9
Manfred Radius to Receive 2016 Bill Barber Award for Showmanship, September, page 9
Pat Costello, Announcement - Change to the SA Group Insurance Plan - Announcement, September, page 9
Pat Costello, Change to SSA Group Insurance Plan, October, page 8
Drone Races, October, page 8
2,225 Cadets Enrolled this Year through Air Force-funded Encampment Assistance, October, page 8
American Youth Represent US in International Exchange, October, page 8
Bill Barber Receives 2016 Award for Showmanship, October, page 8
Civil Air Patrol to Honor Partners with Congressional Gold Medal Replicas, October, page 9
CloudStreet Lives On, November, page 4
Dan Colton, PASCO Scholarship Winner, November, page 4
National Soaring Museum Welcomes New Director, November, page 5
Wings Over the Rockies, November, page 5
Pat Costello, Change to SSA Group Insurance Plan, November, page 5
CloudStreet Accolades, December, page 6
NTSB 2015 Aviation Statistics Show General Aviation Accidents Continue to Decline, December, page 6
New Soaring Club Formed, December, page 6
CAFE Foundation - Electric Aircraft Symposium 2017, December, page 7
EAA Surpasses 200,000 Members, December, page 7
New Books:Rhoen-Adler by Peter Selinger|Advanced Soaring Made Easy by Bernard Eckey, December, page 8
US National Aerobatic Championships, December, page 8

Soaring RX
Daniel Johnson, Medical Risks, January, page 12
Daniel Johnson, The Calculus of Risk, February, page 14
Daniel Johnson, Our Life Goal: Senescence!, March, page 8

Soaring Stories
Dale Masters, Hey, Rookie, January, page 42
Dale Masters, Second Thoughts, February, page 45
Dale Masters, Fishing Vests Are Cheaper, March, page 45
Dale Masters, Shucks from Shinola, April, page 47
Dale Masters, Quixotic Gambit, May, page 48
Dale Masters, Cast Away, June, page 47
Dale Masters, Soaring is Learning Tathat Sunyata, July, page 48
Dale Masters, Compulsive Obsession, August, page 49
Dale Masters, A Giant Cloud of Dust, September, page 50
Dale Masters, The Pilot, November, page 44
Dale Masters, To Buzz or Not to Buzz, December, page 44

Teaching Soaring
Tom Knauff, Basic Skills Quiz, January, page 17
Tom Knauff, Basic Skills Quiz -- Answers, January, page 46
Tom Knauff, Aerotow Launching Test – Answers, February, page 43
Tom Knauff, Aerotow Emergencies Quiz, March, page 44
Tom Knauff, Forward Stalls Written Test, April, page 45
Tom Knauff, Collision Avoidance, May, page 49
Tom Knauff, Landing Finesse, June, page 38
Tom Knauff, Off-Field Landings Quiz, July, page 44
Tom Knauff, Stability Quiz, August, page 45
Tom Knauff, Glider Pre-Flight Test, September, page 45
Tom Knauff, The Cause of Accidents - "Accident Prevention Manual for Glider Pilots" by Knauff & Grove, October, page 46
Tom Knauff, Preventing Launching Accidents, November, page 36
Thomas Knauff, Part 1: Preventing Landing Accidents, December, page 16

Tech Corner
Lee Murray, Update on Extending the Life of Lead Acid Gel Cell Batteries, December, page 42

The Condor Corner
Jamie Shore, Resources, Summer 2016, July, page 45
Gerard Robertson, Simulation Survey, November, page 46

Volunteering in the SSA
Chris Fleming, The World Has Changed - So Must We, August, page 43

Why I Soar
Bryan Levien, I Learned to Fly a Plane Without an Engine, October, page 42
Johnny Joyner, Passion, Soaring, Comradery, November, page 32

Winching World
Bill Daniels, Tensiometers, January, page 44
Bill Daniels, Auto Tow vs Winch Tow, February, page 46
Bob Lacovara, Winch Driver Training, March, page 47
Rohn Brown, Do Winch Prices Actually Matter?, April, page 48
Bill Daniels, Ground Reference, May, page 40
Bill Daniels, Radio is the Way to Go, June, page 48
Bill Daniels, Retrieving the Rope, July, page 46
Bruno Vassel, Winch Winding Systems, August, page 40
Brian Neff, Aloha Winch, September, page 46
Bill Daniels, Start-up Operation, November, page 40

XC Tips
Garrett Willat, Landing Out or Not (The Well-Dressed XC Pilot), November, page 9
Garret Willat, Calculating Speed to Fly, December, page 40


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