Monthly Soaring Magazine Articles

(Click on Year to view paragraph summaries)

2017

January - Avoiding First Flight of the Year Blues by Stephen Dee

February - The "Remote" SSA Instructor Bronze Badge Process by Richard Carlson

March - Just Say No by Tom Johnson

April - Annual Soaring Safety Foundation Safety Summary by SSF Trustees

May - Punching Above our Weight by Rich Carlson

June - You Can See a lot by Watching by Tom Johnson

July - More is Better? by Tom Johnson

2016

January - Scenario Based Training by SSF Trustees

February - Scenario Based Training – A Practical Demonstration by Richard Carlson

March - Check-out Time Again by Tom Johnson

April - Annual Soaring Safety Foundation Safety Summary by SSF Trustees

May - Towpilot Currency and Proficiency by Burt Compton

June - Towing Gliders is Easy by Tom Johnson

July - Safety Through Training by Richard Carlson

August - Safety Management by Tom Johnson

September - FAQ's: Stalls by Tom Johnson

October - Teaching Stalls and Spins by Richard Carlson

November - AIRSPEED! by Richard Carlson

December - Preventing Rollout Accidents by Burt Compton

2015

January - First Flight by SSF Trustees

February - Exciting Losses by Pat Costello

March - Check-out Time Again by Tom Johnson

April - Annual Soaring Safety Foundation Safety Summary by SSF Trustees

May - Training AND Safety, the SSF mission by Richard Carlson

June - Approach Speed Recalculated by Ron Ridenour

July - It's Time to Go by Tom Johnson

August - Cause and Effect by Richard Carlson

September - Glider Accidents that have happened before... by Ron Ridenour

October - Scenario Based Training by Tom Johnson

November - Aeronautical Decision Making by Stephen Dee

December - Scenario Based Training by Tom Johnson

2014

April - Annual Soaring Safety Foundation Safety Summary by SSF Trustees

May - THE VALUE OF CLUB MANAGEMENT by Pat Costello and Burt Compton

June - The dreaded Stall/Spin Accident by Richard Carlson

July - Three strikes and your out! by Richard Carlson

September - That Was Stupid by Tom Johnson

October - Taking A Look at "Powered Gliders" and the ASA by Stephen Dee

November - Stamping out the low-slow approach by Richard Carlson

December - Introducing Risk by Tom Johnson

2012

April - Annual Soaring Safety Foundation Safety Summary by SSF Trustees

2009

January - The Three Cs by Gene Hammond

February - First Flight Guide for Instructors and Trainees by Stephen Dee

March - Hooray, It's Spring by Gene Hammond

April - Soaring Safety Foundation Annual Safety Summary Report FY08 by SSF Trustees

May - Planning for a PT3 Event by Richard Carlson

June - Preventing Rollout Accidents by Burt Compton and Pat Costello

July - Aerotow Signals - Do you know what's going on? by Richard Carlson

August - The Value of Club Management by Burt Compton and Pat Costello

September - Winches - Pay Attention by Bernald Smith

October - Paper Pilot Certificates by Burt Compton

November - But that's not what I thought you said ... by Gene Hammond (Reprint)

December - Gotcha! Lesser-Known FAA Regulations for Glider Pilots and Towpilots by Burt Compton

2008

January - Recurrent Training by Bob Wander

February - Winch launching revisited by Bernald Smith

March - Density Altitude Dilemmas by Stephen Dee

April - 2007 Soaring Safety Report - Executive Summary by Rich Carlson

May - Things to Consider - ICU by Bernald Smith

June - Ground Launching, A New Idea? by Gene Hammond

July - Airspace in the New Century - Revisited by Richard Carlson

August - Some Things Never Change by Gene Hammond

September - Woodworking 102 by PIC of incident

October - Getting it right the First Time by Stephen Dee

November - Saftey Officer - A Job Description and Training Guide by Burt Compton

December - WHY? by Bernald Smith

2007

January - Starting the Year off Right by Gene Hammond

February - 100 of us will have Accidents in 2007! WHO? by Bernald Smith

March - Emergency Response Plan, Suggestions for Soaring Sites by Burt Compton

April - Soaring Accident Rates by Rich Carlson

May - Four Simple Steps to Improve your Proficiency by Rich Carlson

June - Three C's Promote Safety - SSF Safety article reprint

July - Avoiding Surprises! Motorglider Safety Tips by Stephen Dee

August - Risk Management Tools for Soaring Pilots by Mike Bamberg

September - Ground Non-Flight Damage. Is Your Canopy Insured? by Bernald Smith

October - Motorglider Certification and Training by Stephen Dee

November - Which Approach by Richard Carlson

December - Last Flight by Bernald Smith

2006

January - Time to Stop Flying? by Bernald Smith

February - Bad News by Bernald Smith and Gene Hammond

March - Keep your eyes on the Goal by Rich Carlson

April - Slips by Gene Hammond

May - Stalls by Bob Wander

June - Nothing published

July - Nothing published

August - Spins by Bob Wander

September - Current or Proficient by Rich Carlson

October - What happened to my 50:1 Glider? by Eric Greenwell

November - Winch Launching by Bernald Smith

December - Potential Hazard Training by Bernald Smith