Safety Month Continues With Stallion 51’s Lee Lauderback
WARBIRD RADIO – Safety Month continues with one of the most respected flight instructors in the warbird world, Stallion 51’s Lee Lauderback. Tune in this Tuesday evening (3/17/15) at 8pm EASTERN and hear some practical advice for preparing for the upcoming flying season.
Here’s a little more information on Mr. Lauderback according to Stallion 51’s website. Lee began flying in 1966 at the age of 15. Shortly after graduation from college, Lee started to work for the noted professional golfer and businessman, Arnold Palmer. For sixteen years, Lee headed up Mr. Palmer’s flight operations as chief pilot and director of flight operations, piloting his Learjet, C-I, C-II, C-III series Citation Jets, and MD500E helicopter.
Currently, Lee is chief instructor and demonstration pilot in the P-51 Mustang. In addition, he is also one of the pilots for the USAF Air Force Heritage Flight Program. He has also been a civilian instructor for the Navy Test Pilot School at Patuxent River, MD where test pilot students and instructors fly the Mustang.
Lee is a certified flight and ground instructor for airplane (single and multi-engine), instrument, helicopters and gliders, as well as being a FAA Pilot Proficiency Examiner and does acceptance flight-testing in various Warbirds, Helicopters, and Turbojets.
Amassing in excess of 20,000 flight hours in all types of aircraft and helicopters, including well over 8,700 hours in Mustangs, Lee has also had a chance to fly the F-15 Eagle, F-16 Viper, and F/A-18 Hornet. Lee has over 2000 hours in sailplanes and has competed in many soaring contests and has held several sailplane records.
Lee is also an accomplished master class falconer, and when not flying aircraft he can be found flying hawks and falcons.
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