Our members come from a wide variety of backgrounds, but are united by a love of aviation, a commitment to education, and the preservation of historical aircraft. Ranging from enthusiasts to airline pilots, we have a vast amount of different perspectives and experiences to draw upon.
Several of our members are FAA-certified mechanics and inspectors, and we also have several generous sponsors that allow us to keep N62476 flying! NECAF was founded in 2021 by Nick Infantino, and currently has over 30 members. The outpouring of support from the New England aviation community has been incredible, and although the road wasn’t easy at times, in late spring of 2022, N62476 was assigned to the NECAF and made her long journey up from Texas to Hampton Airfield.
NECAF’s Living History Detachment focuses on the USAAF, but always welcomes more members and WWII impressions. At events, you may spot a USAAF pilot, enlisted aircrew, or even RAF/Commonwealth impressions.
OUR MISSION IS…
To Educate, Inspire, and Honor.
To do this we acquire, restore, and preserve, in flying condition, a complete collection of combat aircraft that were flown by all military services of the United States and selected aircraft of other nations for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations of Americans.