Igor I. Sikorsky International Trophy

Igor I. Sikorsky International Trophy

The Igor I. Sikorsky International Trophy, created by Sikorsky Aircraft in 1961, honors the memory of a true pioneer in aeronautics, an extraordinary engineer, designer, entrepreneur, and occasional test pilot, responsible for transforming the helicopter from the realm of the experimental to the reality of the production line. The award is given to the company or consortium that designs and builds a helicopter establishing an official world record during the preceding year in the official E-1 categories prescribed by the rules of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale.


Award winners

2014 - No Award Presented

2013 - No Award Presented

2012 - Gamera Team, University of Maryland

2011 - No Award Presented

2010 - No Award Presented

2009 - AgustaWestland

2008 - Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.

2007 - No Award Presented

2006 - Eurocopter

2005 - No Award Presented

2004 - No Award Presented

2003 - No Award Presented

2002 - No Award Presented

2001 - No Award Presented

2000 - No Award Presented

1999 - No Award Presented

1998 - No Award Presented

1997 - Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc. and Mr. Bruno Guimbal

1996 - No Award Presented

1995 - Bell Helicopter Textron - Canada

1994 - Global Helicopter Technology and LHTEC

1993 - McDonnell Douglas Helicopter Systems

1992 - Eurocopter France

1991 - Robinson Helicopter Co.

1990 - Robinson Helicopter Co.

1989 - No Award Presented

1988 - No Award Presented

1987 - Westland Helicopters Ltd.

1986 - No Award Presented

1985 - No Award Presented

1984 - No Award Presented

1983 - H. Ross Perot, Jr. and Jay W. Coburn

1982 - Sikorsky Aircraft

1981 - No Award Presented

1980 - No Award Presented

1979 - No Award Presented

1978 - No Award Presented

1977 - No Award Presented

1976 - No Award Presented

1975 - No Award Presented

1974 - No Award Presented

1973 - No Award Presented

1972 - Sikorsky Aircraft

1971 - Sikorsky Aircraft

1970 - Mikhail L. Mil Design Team

1969 - No Award Presented

1968 - No Award Presented

1967 - No Award Presented

1966 - Hughes Tool Co., Aircraft Division

1965 - Sikorsky Aircraft

1964 - No Award Presented

1963 - Sud Aviation

1962 - Sikorsky Aircraft

1961 - Mikhail L. Mil Design Team