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THE AVIATION CAREERS OF IGOR SIKORSKY., Cochrane, Dorothy; Hardesty, Von; Lee, Russell.
1 Cochrane, Dorothy; Hardesty, Von; Lee, Russell. THE AVIATION CAREERS OF IGOR SIKORSKY.
National Air and Space Museum / University of Washington Press, Seattle, 1989. 
208 pp, 4to (11" H), soft cover. ISBN 0295969164 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, technical drawings/plans. Published to accompany the exhibition. Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; The Russian Period, 1889-1919; The Golden Age of F light, 1919-39; Vertical Flight, 1939-57; Igor Sikorsky, Engineer and Public Man; Appendices: Design Drawings; Technical Specifications; Historical and Technical Notes; Bibliography; Index. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership m a r k s. Exterior - very light rubbing, minor corner wear, slight bump at top of spine, three tiny corner creases. Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
IGOR SIKORSKY: THE RUSSIAN YEARS., Finne, K.N.  Edited by Carl J. Bobrow and Von Hardesty.  Translated and adapted by Von Hardesty.  Epilogue by Sergei Sikorsky.
2 Finne, K.N. Edited by Carl J. Bobrow and Von Hardesty. Translated and adapted by Von Hardesty. Epilogue by Sergei Sikorsky. IGOR SIKORSKY: THE RUSSIAN YEARS.
Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 1987. 
223 pp, small 4to (10 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN087474279 B&w photographs, maps, 3-view drawings. "(Sikorsky's Russian years began in Kiev in 1910) when as a young inventor he designed his first airplane. For the next decade, spann ing the turbulent years of World War I and the Russian Revolution, Sikorsky designed a series of aircraft. By the time he emigrated to the West in 1918, he had established himself as one of Europe's preeminent aircraft designers. K.N. Finne's m e m o ir provides the most comprehensive and authoritative documentation to date of this obscure period. Drawings, maps original photographs, appendices, and an epilogue by Sikorsky's son Sergei bring to light significant information about the de ve lo pm en t of the world's first heavy bomber - the Il'ya Muromets." Dust jacket has light wear on the rear flap-fold, minor wear at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. Near Fine/Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD

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