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Lauderback inducted into Hall of Fame
Monday, 25 November 2013 00:00
Lee Lauderback, whose Stallion 51 Corporation offers a wide range of training programmes on the North American P-51 Mustang and T-6 Texan at Kissimmee, Florida, was inducted into the Experimental Aircraft Association Sport Aviation Hall of Fame on November 14 at the EAA AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Lauderback, above, has nearly 9,000hr on Mustangs, having started flying in 1966 at the age of 15. After graduation from college, Lee spent 17 years flying for legendary golfer Arnold Palmer, and subsequently became a civilian instructor for the US Navy Test Pilot School at Patuxent River. In recent years, he has flown displays as part the USAF Air Force Heritage Flight Programme, and in 1999 and 2007 Lee and Stallion 51 organized the popular “Gathering of Mustangs and Legends” events.