Technical Soaring

Technical Soaring documents recent advances in the science, technology and operations of motorless aviation.


EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Dr. -Ir. Arne Seitz

Germany

OSTIV PRESIDENT and PUBLISHER

Prof. Dr. -Ir. Rolf Radespiel

Germany

OSTIV VICE PRESIDENT

Prof. Dr. Mark Maughmer

United States

MEMBERS OF THE OSTIV BOARD

Prof. Dr. Zafer Aslan - Turkey

Prof. Dr. Goetz Bramesfeld - Canada

Dipl. Ing. Michael Greiner - Germany

Dr. Judah Milgram - United States

Richard Carlson - United States

Dr. Lukáš Popelka - Czech Republic

 

CHAIR, SCIENTIFIC SECTION

and ASSOCIATE EDITOR

Prof. Dr. Zafer Aslan - Turkey

CHAIR, TECHNICAL SECTION

and ASSOCIATE EDITOR

Prof. Dr. Mark Maughmer

CHAIR, METEOROLOGICAL PANEL

Prof. Dr. Zafer Aslan

CHAIR, SAILPLANE DEVELOPMENT PANEL

and ASSOCIATE EDITOR

Dipl. Ing. Michael Greiner

CHAIR, TRAINING AND SAFETY PANEL

and ASSOCIATE EDITOR

Richard Carlson

ASSOCIATE EDITORS

Prof. Dr. Goetz Bramesfeld

Dr. Kurt Sermeus

JOURNAL ONLINE MANAGER AND ARCHIVIST

Dr. Kurt Sermeus

Canada

Copy editing/Layout

Dr. Arne Seitz

Mission: The objective of Technical Soaring (TS) is to document recent advances in the science, technology and operations of motorless aviation.

Contact: TS is published quarterly by the Organisation Scientifique et Technique Internationale du Vol á Voile (International Scientific and Technical Organisation for Gliding, OSTIV); OSTIV c/o TU Braunschweig Institut für Strömungsmechanik, Hermann-Blenk-Str. 37, 38108 Braunschweig, Germany, Phone: +49 531 391-94251, E-Mail: president@ostiv.org, website: ostiv.org, Membership-Administration: admin@ostiv.org, Webmaster: webmaster@ostiv.org

Membership: Subscription is restricted to OSTIV members but material can be submitted by anyone. Rates per calendar year are Euro 0 for students under 25 years of age, Euro 25 for Individual/Local Club Membership; Euro 80 for Scientific/Technical Organisation/Library Membership and Euro 250 for Active Members (National Aero Club Members of FAI).

Submissions: Submitted research papers will be peer-reviewed before being accepted for publication.  Guidelines for preparation and submission of manuscripts can be found on the OSTIV website in the 'Editor' section or in the most recent issue.

Access: OSTIV members have complete access to TS on-line.  Non-members have complete access except they only have access to the titles, authors and abstracts of articles for the latest 12-month period; to obtain the articles, contact admin@ostiv.org.  Members, to obtain access, e-mail the webmaster Jannes Neumann (ts-support@ostiv.org).  A quick-start guide to access TS online is on the OSTIV website.

Acknowledgement: The name Technical Soaring and its cover layout are fully rights-protected and belong to the Soaring Society of America; they are used by permission.

Open Access Policy

Reader rights: For the first twelve months following publication, only OSTIV members may download material. After twelve months, free download to all.

Reuse rights: No reuse for the first twelve months, after which material may be reused in other works only with permission of the authors of the article.

Copyrights: Authors retain copyright to the basic material. OSTIV retains copyright to the published version. Works that are inherently in the public domain will be noted as such on their title pages.

Author posting rights: Author may not post copies of their articles on websites until twelve months after publication. After twelve months, author may distribute freely by any means and post to third-party repositories. Authors may distribute individual copies of their articles at any time.

Archiving: Authors may archive their own papers on the web and in Open-Access archives as follows. The version of the paper as first submitted to TS may be archived at any time. The version as published may be archived in Open-Access archives starting 12 months following publication. OSTIV may archive papers as published at any time.

Machine reading: After twelve months, article full text, metadata, and citations may be crawled or accessed without special permission or registration.