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Military Aviation Preservation Society is a mostly all volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to educating people about the history of military aviation.
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2015 Raffle Results

The results of the 2015 MAPS Raffle are as follows:

1 $1,000.00 Bistransky Tony
2 $500.00 Cameron James
3 $250.00 Warren Robert
4 $125.00 Hamlin Sr. Raymond
5 $75.00 Peters Robert
6 $50.00 Anderson Brooke

We would like to thank everyone who sold tickets in support of this very important fund raiser for MAPS. We do this during a very slow time and it helps pay our huge winter utility bills. This year we had revenue of $11,855 and represented 43.5% participation from our membership. Again, thank you for your support of this very important fund raiser.

F-16 City of Cleveland Comes to MAPS


We would like to thank the recovery crew headed by Wayne Noall and Jerry Leeks. Also included on the team were Tony Bistransky, Paul Gates, and Chet Starn. We want to thank all of them for their tireless effort to bring the F-16 to her new home at MAPS Air Museum. She arrived on April 18 at 10:00 with a crowd of onlookers after eight years of saving and planning. Also, thanks to everyone who supported the project.

Welcome Home City of Cleveland. 

F-16 Up the hill

F-16 Trailered

 

City of Cleveland

2015 RestorationThe City of Cleveland is moved into the Restoration Building.

June 13 Car Show – Don Sitts

Don Sitts will sponsor MAPS Air Museum’s 6th Annual Car Show on June 13, 2015.

2015 Car Show Don SittsDon Sitts and his organization has been very supportive of our museum over the past several years and we want to thank all of them for their support. MAPS Members Betty and Clay Tober are the co-coordinators for this event and have done a wonderful job of making it a special time for our local car enthusiasts.

This year the theme is to Welcome home our Vietnam Veterans. Please come to our Car Show to see all of the wonderful cars and see what we have been up to at the museum. We think you will be surprised!

 

MAPS Air Museum 25th Anniversary

MAPS Air Museum will be celebrating our 25th Anniversary on June 20, 2015. We have created three items to commemorate this event; a 25th anniversary t-shirt, pin and patch.

IMG_0789aWe have created a package on our on-line storeroom that includes all three for $21 plus shipping. If you would like to link to the website to make the purchase, please click on the picture. Thank you for your support for the past 25 years.

 

B-26 Marauder gets her nose

She crashed in a valley in Canada in 1942. She was recovered in 1971. She came to MAPS in 1995. She got her nose in 2015. What a journey! Thank you to the entire restoration crew for their efforts.IMG_0737

Click on this picture to go to the picture that Doug Perry took. Once there, please click like if you like his great camera work. You might have to scroll down a bit to get to the B-26.