Igor Sikorsky, Jr.

Igor Sikorsky, Jr., Esq. received his B.A. in Russian Studies from Yale University in 1951. He served two years in Air Force intelligence as a lieutenant studying Soviet air power and its role in Central Europe. He graduated from Yale Law School in 1956. Sikorsky has long been active in aviation history; he served as a founder and first Chairman of the Board of the New England Air Museum and a member of the Smithsonian Institute Council. He frequently writes and lectures on the aviation history encompassed by his father’s career, which spans the beginning of flight in 1909 through his pioneering the development of the helicopter. He serves as Trustee of the American Helicopter Museum in West Chester, PA as well as having served on the Smithsonian Council. He is completing a manuscript on the interaction of Aviation Pioneers Igor Sikorsky and Charles A. Lindbergh.