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Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky

* 1889 Kiew/Russian Empire
+ 1972 Easton/CT, USA


Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky

Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky was a Russian–American aviation pioneer in both helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft.
His first success came with the S-2, the second aircraft of his design and construction.
His S-6-A received the highest award at the 1912 Moscow Aviation Exhibition,

After immigrating to the United States in 1919, Sikorsky founded the Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation in 1923.

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