Igor Sikorsky


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Noun1.Igor Sikorsky - United States industrialist (born in Russia) who designed the first four-engine airplane and the first mass-produced helicopter (1889-1972)Igor Sikorsky - United States industrialist (born in Russia) who designed the first four-engine airplane and the first mass-produced helicopter (1889-1972)
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When Igor Sikorsky developed the helicopter, people could fly without using a _____ way.
Igor Sikorsky is noted as a pioneer in which form of transport?
We hope to keep the spirit of Igor Sikorsky alive, the spirit that tackled many seemingly impossible tasks and created our industry as a result.
BORN HILARY Clinton, US first lady, 1947, above FRANCOIS Mitterrand, French president, 1916 BOB Hoskins, British actor, 1942 DIED IGOR Sikorsky, Russian aviator, 1972 HOYT Axton, US country singer, 1999 ALMA Cogan, UK singer, 1966, above
Sergei Sikorsky, the son of rotorcraft pioneer Igor Sikorsky, has witnessed more than 70 years of helicopter development and has been involved in many programs at his father's company, Sikorsky Aircraft.
In doing so, he quotes Igor Sikorsky, father of the modern-day helicopter, who, when referring to the ability of flying machines to take flight, said: "They are just like bumblebees.
EL inventor ruso Igor Sikorsky, pionero en eL desarrollo de Los helicopteros funcionales, se inspiro en un relato de Julio Verne que leyo cuando era nino--<<Robur el Conquistador>> (1886)--, en el que se describe una enorme nave aerea, el Albatros, capaz de girar lateral y horizontalmente, asi como de darle la vuelta al mundo en tres semanas.
The scientific and engineering challenges are interwoven with the stories of such industry pioneers as Igor Sikorsky, Frank Piasecki, and Arthur Young.
Initially, Igor Sikorsky got very little support inside or outside the company for the heavy-lift helicopter concept.
Following the timeline of the Skycrane and its later models and facsimiles as well as the career of its creator, Russian defector and aeronautical genius Igor Sikorsky, this work will appeal to enthusiasts of aeronautical engineering and commercial and military history.