Igor Sirkosky's VS-300 Helicopter

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The dawn of streamline moderne, a type of Art Deco design and architecture begins. The style is marked by curving forms and long horizontal lines. Streamline Moderne style was inspired by vehicle styles such as cars, airplains, and ships. “They expressed speed in movement, economy of line and modern function” (8). The style is reflective of the time period economy and concept of competence. Piloted by its creator, Igor Sirkosky, the VS-300 Helicopter took flight for several seconds. this was an advancement in transportation technology. The Helicopter was the first to have a set of main propellors and a set at the tail of the helicopter. Helicopters are now essential for an array of transportation purposes. (10) The Pennsylvania Turnpike…show more content…
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