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Caroline Lachmann-Spivak was a Sikorsky S-58T copilot for New York Helicopter, a company that offered air sightseeing tours of New York City, mostly over Central Park and the Statue of Liberty. Spivak flew out of Garden City, Long Island, New York and the 34th Street Heliport, New York City. After leaving New York Helicopters, she got her instrument rating and moved to Alaska where she worked for ERA / Alaska Helicopters.

Identifier

NASM.2007.0028

Processing Information

Arranged and described by Patricia Williams, 2006. Encoded by Jessamyn Lloyd, 2020.

Creator

Lachmann-Spivak, Caroline

Date

1989-2004

Provenance

Caroline Lachmann-Spivak, Gift, 2006, NASM.2007.0028

Extent

0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)

Summary

This collection is in English.

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Photographs

Arrangement note

Collection is in original order.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of eight color snapshots relating to Caroline Lachmann-Spivak and her piloting career. Four of the photographs show the New York Helicopter Sikorsky S-58T that Spivak was piloting. Three of the images were taken in the cockpit showing Spivak piloting above New York City. The last image shows Spivak and four other women authors promoting Jenifer Fratzke's book, Alaska's Women Pilots: Contemporary Portraits.

Genre/Form

Photographs

Rights

Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.

Topics Aeronautics
Helicopters
Airlines
Women air pilots

Citation

Caroline Lachmann-Spivak Photographs, NASM.2007.0028, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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