Plenty of legroom
I read a letter in the Times yesterday Tuesday 25th September, about Igor Sikorsky, the subject of my last blog. So I thought I would post it.
Sir – the suggestion that Vladimir Putin’s presidential airliner should include a “patio” (Celebrity Watch, Times3, Sept 20 has historical precedence.
The outsize aircraft built by the Russian aviation pioneer Igor Sikorsky in 1913-14 variously featured an “observation balcony” and a “promenade deck” in which members of the Tsar’s suite were famously photographed enjoying an in-flight stroll.