First AHS Igor I. Sikorsky International Trophy presented
Thursday, May 4, 1961
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.
The first award was presented to the Mikhail L. Mil Design Team.
A list of all award winners is provided on the AHS web site.