Dr. Sikorsky

Dr. Igor Sikorsky, who pioneered the rotor configuration used by most helicopters today, performed test flights of his early aircraft models for pilots at Coast Guard Air Station Brooklyn. Above is an autographed photograph of Sikorsky for then Lt. Cmdr. Gershowitz. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Dr. Igor Sikorsky, who pioneered the rotor configuration used by most helicopters today, performed test flights of his early aircraft models for pilots at Coast Guard Air Station Brooklyn. Above is an autographed photograph of Sikorsky for then Lt. Cmdr. Gershowitz. U.S. Coast Guard photo.


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