Technical data
Type Sikorsky-1
Function experimental
Year 1908
Crew 1
Engines 1*25hp Anzani
Empty Weight 162kg
Maximum Weight 250kg
Rotor Span 4.6/5.0m
Ceiling n/a
Range n/a

S-1, I.I.Sikorsky

The first attempt by I.I.Sikorsky to build a flying machine. It was a helicopter with two coaxial two-bladed propellers (upper 4.6m diameter, lower - 5.0m).

Tested, but failed to take off - was falling on one side.



References
  • 'Igor Sikorsky - The Russian Years' by K.N.Finne
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.68-69;

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