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Igor Sikorsky

Igor Sikorsky

Igor Sikorsky (1889 – 1972) - founder of Russian aircraft construction,  aircraft constructor in Russo-Balt.

Under his supervision in Riga in 1911 started the «Russian Knight» planning – the first heavy multi-engine aircraft in the world. In 1914 the «Ilya Muromets» aircraft was constructed in a department of Russo-Balt in St Petersburg in accordance with designs of Mr. Sikorsky. A number of parts for these aircraft were produced in Riga.

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