American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Sikorsky, Igor Ivan 1889-1972. Russian-born American aviation pioneer. He designed (1939) the first successful American helicopter.
- n. 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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“Production levels are already high at Sikorsky, which is owned by United Technologies Co.”
“Sikorsky, which is owned by United Technologies, makes the Black Hawk helicopters.”
“Feb. 16, 1946: The first commercial helicopter, a four-seater called the Sikorsky S51, lifts off on its maiden flight.”
“The CH-53 helicopter, alsoknown as Sikorsky, has recorded at least five crashes in Israel.”
“The CH-53 helicopter, also known as Sikorsky, has recorded at least five crashes in Israel.”
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“More companies, such as Sikorsky and Hawker Beechcraft, have also registered as interested bidders with the USAF.”
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