Introduction: Igor Sikorsky
In Igor Sikorsky's lifetime, he either witnessed or took part in the development of aviation from the Wright brothers to the exploration of space and the moon landing.
Who was Sikorsky, and what were some of the advances he made in the field of aviation? What physics principles are required to make a vertical take-off and landing crafta helicopterwork?
These pages hold the answers to these questions and tell the fascinating story of an aviation pioneer.
"People...are now beginning to ask themselves whether they should not buy planes of their own to meet their individual needs." This is from a marketing and promotional booklet for the S-38 Amphibion. Browse the booklet and another promotional brochure by clicking the links at right.
View the Promotional Brochure for Sikorsky's S38 aircraft.
Also, browse the Promotional Booklet for the Sikorsky S38 Amphibion.