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Igor I. Sikorsky

Sikorsky Aircraft

1923 - 1957

Automotive & Aerospace

1920 b. 1889
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateNaval College, St. Petersburg
Personal
Born-Died1889 - 1972
BirthplaceRussia
RaceWhite
FatherProfessional
Era - 1920

Sikorsky was a pioneer in the aircraft industry. The father of the helicopter, Sikorsky patented and flew the first helicopter in 1939. Revolutionizing the transport industry, Sikorsky Aircraft eventually supplied helicopters for both military and commercial purposes in over 40 countries.