Born in Russia, aircraft designer Igor’ Ivanovich Sikorsky (1889–1972) built and flew the first multi-motored airplanes. In 1919 he emigrated to the U.S. and created some 15 different types of aircraft. His helicopters were the first to fly across the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. (M 40704)
Discovered on 13-10-1990 in Nauchnyj by Karachkina, L. G., Kastel', G. R.
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