The Replica Fighters Association was founded in 1972 by Owen Stiegelmeir, who became the first president. Owen Stiegelmeir was joined by 30 other men who were either building or designing P-51 “Mustangs” in either two-thirdsor three-quarter scale. The group’s purpose was to pool ideas and exchange information pertaining to thescale reduction of fighter aircraft. From that beginning Replica Fighters currently has squadrons which reflectmost types of aircraft from WWI and WWII and recently a “jet” squadron hasbeen added. All replica military aircraft from any country and from any conflictare welcome.The Replica Fighters Association encourages anyone interested in replica fighter aircraft to join us.Annual membership dues are $25 in the USA ($35foreign subscription dues in US funds) of which$14.50 is for a subscription to Replica Fighters.Membership is open to anyone interested in Aviation.
The RFA provides accurate up to date information on accurate aviation projects and researches going on around the nation or world. Replica Fighters are 1:1 models of historic aircraft with a specially focus on the WWII era of aircraft. However, some of their aircraft have been a part of have been non-military focused. The true purpose of funding and project is the continuance aviation history in the form of these very special aircraft. The ability to fly and simulated in warzone times, interests nearly all of mankind unanimously and RFA hope that we can connect the people to provides memorial on their ancestors using this interest.
The RFA has many projects in our mindwith creativeness and many skilled hands wanting to build them. The volunteers with the RFA seek out and find active enthusiasts who have capability to construct aircraft. Most of the times, they have blueprints or other layouts already in motion to proceeds and just need the funding to follow through with the project can be done. At RFA provides advantage of these creative engineers and just help, so they can connect the dots. Our volunteers connect to the engineer with a corporate sponsor to allowing them to fund and support, the completion of their replica projects while allowing corporate marketing on the body parts of the aircraft, during the unveiling, and if a museum purchase the piece the aircraft replica is permanently credited to both the builder and the RFA.Read More»