Title

North by East. Rotor heads

Authors

Jesse Ellison

Source

Down East

Date

7-2015

Pages

34

Abstract

Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky III has had hosted an annual celebration of the life of his grandfather and namesake, the first Igor, the inventor of the practical helicopter. The event is held at Bradford Camps on Munsungan Lake. Invited guests and speakers present lectures, mementos, and a photo slideshow of the inventor. After escaping the Bolshevik Revolution, the first Igor I Sikorsky immigrated to Connecticut and founded Sikorsky Aircraft, supplier of today’s Maine One aircrafts for the White House. [drawing]

Subjects

Helicopters, Sikorsky Aircraft

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