Igor I. Sikorsky
1889-1972
Igor Sikorsky Member
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  • 1968
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  • 1968
Memorial Tribute

BY CARLOS C. WOOD

Igor Ivan Sikorsky died on October 26, 1972, in Easton, Connecticut. When he was born in Kiev, Russia, on May 25, 1889, Dr. I. A. Sikorsky (Professor of Philosophy in the St. Vladimir University of Kiev) and his wife welcomed a ...

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Election Citation
Contributions to aeronautics, including pioneering of helicopters, multi-engine airplanes, flying boats, and amphibians.