2016 – Welcomed with New Flags

I can’t think of anything more important than starting 2016 with brand new flags.  During the current threat of terrorism and the finger pointing going on in our government, it is very important that we remember what made this country strong. It was compromise, having a sense for the big picture, doing what is right […]

Happy New Year!

MAPS will be closed December 31, beginning at 1:00. We will reopen for normal hours on Saturday January 2, 2016. I would like to thank all of our visitors, members and volunteers for another record breaking year. I am putting together the accomplishments and am amazed at the progress we have made in 2015. We […]

Radiant Heaters Installed

Six – 60 ft. radiant heaters have been installed in our main hangar by C.R. Kurtz. These heaters are significantly more efficient, less noisy and provide a more consistent heat than the old rotation unit that we have used for many years. The funding for this very important improvement was provided by The Timken Foundation […]

Fallen Feather Memorial Comes To MAPS

We are honored to be the future home of the “Fallen Feather” Memorial. It will house a hand carved feather for every service person lost to the war on terror from Ohio. The Cabinet is complete, the glass doors are installed, the move from Massillon to MAPS took place on Tuesday, November 3. About the Fallen Feathers […]

MAPS Korean & Vietnam Veterans Celebration

I would like to take this time to give you a heartfelt thank you … On October 24th we welcomed home Korean and Vietnam War Veterans in a special event at MAPS Air Museum. This year marks the 65th anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War and the 40th anniversary of the end of […]

P-51 Gets Her Plaques

Sunday June 14 was a very special day. It was Flag Day, It was Bob Withee’s 94th Birthday and it was the day the P-51 Monument received her plaques. One for Bob Withee, One for 112th Fighter Squadron and One for the Organizations who helped with the project. Thank You Bob for your friendship and […]

June 13 Car Show – Don Sitts

On behalf of MAPS Air Museum and our membership, I would like to thank Don Sitts and his team for their wonderful support of this event. I would also like to thank Barb Johnston, Bob Johnston, Reed Kimball, John Koval and his parking crew, Mary Mary Ann Cameron and her kitchen team. Especially Betty and […]