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Skycrane : Igor Sikorsky's last vision

Author: John A McKenna; Ned Allen
Publisher: Reston, VA : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, ©2010.
Series: Library of flight.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Skycrane was the last creation of aircraft design pioneer Igor Sikorsky. The full Skycrane story, however, has never been told. It was a radical design that many thought would not be successful.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Igor Ivan Sikorsky; Igor Ivan Sikorsky
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John A McKenna; Ned Allen
ISBN: 9781600867569 1600867561
OCLC Number: 634738255
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxi, 115 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Igor Sikorsky defines the crane helicopters --
S-60 experimental crane proves the concept --
Development of the S-64 production skycrane --
West German military verifies S-64 performance --
Development of Army crane and Vietnam success --
Sikorsky develops commercial markets --
Erikson expands market and buys all S-64 rights --
Future cranes.
Series Title: Library of flight.
Responsibility: John A. McKenna ; Ned Allen, editor-in-chief.

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