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Ihor Sikorsky monument in Kyiv
News · 01. September 2019
On Saturday, August 31, a monument to Ihor Sikorsky was officially opened in Kyiv. This world famous aircraft designer and creator of the helicopters was born in Kyiv in 1889. In May 1909, he began designing his first helicopter, which he tested in July 1909. After immigrating to the United States in 1919, Sikorsky founded the Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation in 1923, and developed the first of Pan American Airways' ocean-conquering flying boats in the 1930s.