The Igor I. Sikorsky International Trophy presented to Sikorsky Aircraft Div. of United Aircraft Corp. as designer and manufacturer of a helicopter that has established a new world record in the preceding calendar year. It was on Oct. 4, 1971, that a Sikorsky CH-54B, piloted by CWO James K. Church, USA, achieved a record altitude of 36,122 feet. CWO Church was unable to be present to accept his certificate. In photo, Wesley A. Kuhrt, Sikorsky Aircraft president, holds the Sikorsky International Trophy won by his company. Brig. Gen. Samuel G. Cockerham, USA, holds the certificate intended for the record-breaking pilot.

AHS' (now VFS) 28th Annual National Forum and Trade Exhibit held May 17-19, 1972 at Washington, D.C., USA

Sikorsky Wins Sikorsky International Trophy

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The Igor I. Sikorsky International Trophy presented to Sikorsky Aircraft Div. of United Aircraft Corp. as designer and manufacturer of a helicopter that has established a new world record in the preceding calendar year. It was on Oct. 4, 1971, that a Sikorsky CH-54B, piloted by CWO James K. Church, USA, achieved a record altitude of 36,122 feet. CWO Church was unable to be present to accept his certificate. In photo, Wesley A. Kuhrt, Sikorsky Aircraft president, holds the Sikorsky International Trophy won by his company. Brig. Gen. Samuel G. Cockerham, USA, holds the certificate intended for the record-breaking pilot.

AHS' (now VFS) 28th Annual National Forum and Trade Exhibit held May 17-19, 1972 at Washington, D.C., USA

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