Showing posts with label sikorski. Show all posts
Showing posts with label sikorski. Show all posts

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Airport "Kyiv" will be renamed in honor of Igor Sikorsky

Airport "Kyiv" will be renamed in honor of Igor Sikorsky

At the meeting of the Standing Committee of the Kyiv City Council on Culture, Tourism and Information Policy, the draft decision "On the Appointment of a Utility Enterprise to the International Airport" Kyiv "(Zhulyany) named after Igor Sikorsky" was considered and supported.
"We went through all the procedures to provide airport" Kyiv "(Juliani) What are the names Sikorsky aircraft. We have agreed labor collective names Commission supported this initiative passed public discussion. It remains the case for the specialized committees of city council and direct vote at a meeting of city council "
So, now considered a draft decision on one of the three committees. Next - review of the standing committee on local government, regional and international relations and Standing Committee on Transport, Communications and Advertising. After consideration of the Commission's decisions, it will be included in the agenda of city council and offered to vote the deputies.
After making a decision, the airport will be named KP International Airport "Kyiv" (Zhulyany) named after Igor Sikorsky.
Igor Sikorsky - outstanding aircraft of Ukrainian origin, founder of Sikorsky Aircraft, by aircraft giant "Ilya Muromets», Sikorsky S-29-A, the designer of the first US amphibious aircraft.

While studying at the Kiev Polytechnic Institute, designed and built several helicopters, planes, biplanes. It inspired idea helicopter air screw pictures of Leonardo da Vinci. In the years 1908-1912 built in Kiev 6 models of aircraft and helicopters.
 
 
 

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Airport IEV will be renamed to Igor Sikorsky


Kyiv Zhulyany Airport is named after Igor Sikorsky.  Sikorsky has created the world's first helicopter; designed plane "Ilya Muromets" which in the early twentieth century has got the record for carrying capacity. It is Ukrainian engineer's helicopter  has  first to cross the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean. Designed by Sikorsky "Sikorsky Aeroengineering Corporation" helicopters operated in nearly 50 countries around the world.