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Mesa in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Sergei I. Sikorsky

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, April 5, 2017
1. Sergei I. Sikorsky Marker
Inscription.
Commemorative Air Force
Arizona Military Aviation
Walk of Honor
Proudly Recognizes
Sergei I. Sikorsky
1925 —
Rotorcraft Pioneer
Mr. Sergei Sikorsky learned aviation from the ground up working with his father, Igor. He began working in the Sikorsky factory at age 16 and served as a Coast Guardsman during WWII. He flew some of the earliest helicopter search and rescue missions, and participated in testing and demonstrating helicopter rescue hoists. Sergei was the company’s highly successful European sales representative before retiring in 1992 as Vice President, Special Projects, and remains active with the company as a consultant. He resides with his wife in Surprise, AZ.     February 2012
 
Erected 2012.
 
Location. 33° 27.152′ N, 111° 44.127′ W. Marker is in Mesa, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Greenfield Road and E. McKellips Road, on the right when traveling north on N. Greenfield Road. Touch for map. Located at the Commemorative Air Force Museum at Falcon Field Airport. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2017 N. Greenfield Road, Mesa AZ 85215, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. BGen. Joseph J. Foss
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By Michael Herrick, April 5, 2017
2. Sergei I. Sikorsky Marker
(here, next to this marker); Rear Admiral Walter Lewis Chatham, USN (Ret) (here, next to this marker); Arizonan Tuskegee Airmen (here, next to this marker); Major Frederick E. Ferguson (here, next to this marker); Lt. Frank Luke, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Arizonan Women Airforce Service Pilots – WASP (here, next to this marker); Dr. S. Harry Robertson III (here, next to this marker); General Seth Jefferson McKee, USAF (Ret.) (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mesa.
 
Also see . . .  Commemorative Air Force Museum. (Submitted on April 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
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By Michael Herrick, April 5, 2017
3. Markers at the Commemorative Air Force Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 94 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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