TITLE

"We Pioneer Flight Solutions"

PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Military Technology;2011, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p105
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with Sergei Sikorsky, the Grand Seignur of Vertical Flight, is presented. He offers his views on the modernization programmes for aircraft and helicopter technology. He also discusses the development of CH-53K Super Stallion and notes it is being designed to meet the specification generated by the U.S. Marine Corps.
ACCESSION #
62251273

 

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