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Sikorsky, Igor

Syllabification: Si·kor·sky, Igor
Pronunciation: /siˈkôrskē
 
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Definition of Sikorsky, Igor in English:

( 1889–1972), US aircraft designer, born in Russia; full name Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky. He built the Grand, the first large four-engined aircraft, in 1913. He went on to establish the Sikorsky company in the US and, in 1939, developed the first mass-produced helicopter.

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