Russian American aircraft designer Igor Sikorsky test flies the Vought-Sikorsky V...HD Stock Footage
Father of the Helicopter almost killed by his creation
Igor Sikorsky Presents the First Helicopter (1943)
FIRST PUBLIC FILM OF ARMY HELICOPTER - SIKORSKY XR-4 (1942)
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 fifth airplane, the S-5, won him national recognition as well as F.A.I. license number 64. His S-6-A received the highest award at the 1912 Moscow Aviation Exhibition, and in the fall of that year the aircraft won for its young designer, builder and pilot first prize in the military competition at Saint Petersburg.