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How an NYPD pilot gets Up With theSkimm

Nov 8, 2019

The Story

Laura Zbikowski is taking Up With theSkimm to new heights.

What do you mean?

She’s a pilot in the NYPD’s aviation unit, and she took us along for a ride above Manhattan. She also showed us the rescue and survival gear she relies on when she’s called out on a mission.

Sounds like an intense job.

Laura stays calm under pressure. She told us her training helped prepare her for the high-stress moments of her job.


The sky’s the limit for her career goals. (See what we did there?)

PS Do you know someone with an interesting career path? Want to share your own story? Submit nominees for Up With theSkimm here.

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