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Yushchenko awarded Sykorsky with an order

Posted by the Editor on April 4, 2005


News / 4 April 2005 | 13:18

Yushchenko awarded Sykorsky with an order

The president of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko awarded Sergey Sykorsky (the representative of the company "Sykorsky Aircraft Corporation", the citizen of the USA) with Prince Yaroslav the Wise Order for an important contribution to development of Ukrainian – American relationships in the sphere of aviation, popularization of scientific and technical achievements of the Ukrainian state, UNIAN reported.

Sergey Sykorsky is the son of Igor Sykorsky (1889-1972) – the American aircraft designer, Ukrainian by birth, who built the first multi-engine airplanes. Since 1919 year he had lived in the USA, where founded airplane factory, producing helicopters "Sykorsky".

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