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Igor Sikorsky

father of the helicopter

by Steven Otfinoski

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Rourke Enterprises in Vero Beach, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sikorsky, Igor Ivan, 1889-1972 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Sikorsky, Igor Ivan, 1889-1972,
  • Aeronautical engineers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Aeronautical engineers

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the aircraft designer and manufacturer who pioneered in multi-engine airplanes, helicopters, and flying boats.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.

    StatementSteven Otfinoski.
    SeriesMasters of invention
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL540.S54 O84 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1395492M
    ISBN 100865921008
    LC Control Number93002822
    OCLC/WorldCa27895163

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      These inspirational Igor Sikorsky quotes highlight the wisdom shared by Sikorsky during his life. “According to recognized aero technical tests, the bumblebee cannot fly because of the shape and weight of his body in relation to the total wing area. The bumblebee doesn’t know this, so he goes ahead and flies anyway.”. While the Sikorsky name is forever linked to helicopters, Igor Sikorsky () was a versatile aviation designer and developer whose year career included pioneering work on fixed wing aircraft and flying boats, all before returning to his first love, helicopters, and creating the first practical one.

    The Russian-American aviation pioneer Igor Sikorsky (–) is considered to be the "father" of helicopters, not because he was the first to invent it, but because he invented the first successful helicopter upon which further designs were : Mary Bellis. Genre/Form: Biographie Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Finne, K.N. Igor Sikorsky, the Russian years. Washington, D.C.


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