Sikorsky
biographical name Igor Ivan 1889-1972 American (Russian-born) aeronautical engineer

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  • Sikorsky — Aircraft Corporation Sikorsky est un constructeur américain d avions et d hélicoptères. La société a été fondée en 1923 par l ingérieur aéronautique américain d origine ukrainienne Igor Sikorsky, qui a conçu le premier hélicoptère stable à un… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sikorsky — Aircraft Company Год основания 1923 Тип Научно производственная компания Отрасль Авиация Материнская компания United Technologies Веб сайт …   Википедия

  • Sikorsky — is an English language respelling of the Slavic surname Sikorski. Derived from the Polish word sikora – meaning chickadee/tit – it was originally the name of a noble Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth family. It can refer to: * Igor Sikorsky, Russian …   Wikipedia

  • Sikorsky —   [sɪ kɔːskɪ], Igor, eigentlich Igor Iwanowitsch Sikọrskij, amerikanischer Flugzeugkonstrukteur ukrainischer Herkunft, * Kiew 25. 5. 1889, ✝ Easton (Connecticut) 26. 10. 1972. Sikorsky baute ab 1913 in Russland die ersten viermotorigen Flugzeuge …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Sikorsky — puede referirse a: Igor Sikorsky, pionero de la aviación y fabricante de aviones y helicópteros. Sikorsky Aircraft, empresa fabricante de helicópteros, fundada por Igor Sikorsky. Véase también Sikorski Esta página de desambiguación cataloga ar …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sikorsky — [si kôr′skē] Igor (Ivanovich) [ē′gôr] 1889 1972; U.S. aeronautical engineer, born in Russia …   English World dictionary

  • Sikorsky — Der Sikorsky R 4 gilt als weltweit erster Serienhubschrauber, eingesetzt ab 1942 von den United States Army Air Forces …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sikorsky — Recorded in several forms including Sikora, Sikorski and Sikorsky (Polish, Russian and Askenasic) and Sykora (Czech) this is a famous medieval surname. It derives from the word sikora meaning a titmouse, and hence was usually a nickname of… …   Surnames reference

  • Sikorsky — noun United States industrialist (born in Russia) who designed the first four engine airplane and the first mass produced helicopter (1889 1972) • Syn: ↑Igor Sikorsky, ↑Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky • Instance Hypernyms: ↑industrialist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sikorsky — /si kawr skee/, n. Igor /ee gawr/, 1889 1972, U.S. aeronautical engineer, born in Russia. * * * …   Universalium

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