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Issues of Theory and Practice
. Tambov: Gramota, 2013. 4. Part 2. P. 140-144.
SCIENTIFIC AREA: Historical Sciences and Archeology
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Perelygina Lyubov' Sergeevna, Il'chenko Mikhail Efimovich
State Polytechnic Museum of National Technical University of Ukraine "Kyiv Polytechnic Institute"

National Technical University of Ukraine "Kyiv Polytechnic Institute"

Abstract. The authors reveal the history of the creation of the tandem-rotor helicopter by inventor N. I. Sorokin, tell that a number of publications on aviation history state that Sorokin failed to construct a functional mechanism in St. Petersburg in 1909 because of the lower-power motor, as a result of historical-technical researches managed to prove that on the eve of World War I Sorokin created a helicopter according to the scheme of 1909 in his native town NovgorodSeverskii of Chernigov province, and undertook some flights around the town; and moreover succeed in the recreation of the inventors ancestral branch, which was lost in history.
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