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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Anda Air (DM, Kiev Igor Sikorsky) has acquired its first A320-200 following the addition of UR-CST (msn 814) to the Ukrainian register earlier this month.
Dave Shephard's and Emily Sohn's "Heroes of Science" (9781438012001) includes scientific advances by Nicolaus Copernicus, Charles Darwin, Marie Curie, Albert Einstein, and more; Dan Green's, Pete Katz's, and Sarah Skeate's "Heroes of Discovery" (9781438011998) includes discoveries by Johannes Gutenberg, Ada Lovelace, Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, Tim Berners-Lee, and more; Jade Sarson's and Dan Green's "Heroes of Flight" (9781438011981) tells of pioneer pilots George Cayley, the Wright Brothers, Amelia Earhart, Igor Sikorsky, Chuck Yeager, and more; and Charli Vince's and Emily Sohn's "Heroes of Space" (9781438012018) explores the achievements of scientists and astronauts Henrietta Swan Leavitt, Edwin Hubble, Robert Goddard, Yuri Gagarin, Neil Armstrong, and more.
Igor Sikorsky, a northern Maine camp owner and air taxi bush pilot, worked with the state on efforts to save the charr population on Big Reed Pond.
From 1912 to 1917 a student Igor Sikorsky, who did not finish his study at the KPI, held a high position as chief designer of the Aviation Department of the Russian-Baltic plant in Saint Petersburg (later renamed by the forces of the Russian revolutionary movement in Petrograd), which supplied the airplanes for the Russian army [1].
Early winners were Igor Sikorsky, who invented the helicopter; Donald Douglas, Douglas Aircraft for development of the iconic series of aircraft the DC-1 to the DC-10; and William Francis Gibbs, who designed the passenger Superliner, SS United States (still the world's fastest ocean passenger liner afloat).
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."
Igor Sikorsky, Jr., noted aviation historian and son of the man who invented the modern helicopter, called McDonald's book "a warm, compassionate story of helicopters in rescue missions."
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.