P-51 Mounting Site Pole Preparations

Thanks to everyone who has pitched in on this major project. It will become a wonderful tribute to our members and the National Guard. We have inspector approval and Mark Luntz will take over to set the pole and get ready to pour the concrete shortly thereafter.   Special thank you to Mark Stucky who […]

Ground Breaking for P-51 Ceremony

On Wednesday Oct 2, 2013, we conducted a ground breaking ceremony for the P-51 Memorial on Massillon Road. City of Green, Mayor Norton and CAK Airport President along with a National Guard Captain Brian Eshbock and Bob Withee performed the ceremony. Thank you all for supporting MAPS Air Museum over the years and I know we are all looking […]

MAPS Member Colonel H. Speed Wilson Passes Away

Colonel Wilson was a current MAPS Member, he donated some of his memorabilia and we appreciated his support. Click HERE to see an article written for the Suburbanite by Jim Mesko for Veteran of the Week on Nov. 12, 2010. Click HERE to see Colonel Wilson’s obituary from Ohio.com.

MAPS Air Museum Receives Grant From Smucker’s

A grant was received from The J.M. Smuckers Company in support of MAPS Air Museum’s High School US History program. The funds will be used to bring High School Students from Wayne County to MAPS Air Museum to visit the museum and learn about Pearl Harbor Attack, Rosie the Riveter and Tuskegee Airmen.  Thank You for […]

MAPS Air Museum #1 ABJ Best Museum for 2013

MAPS Air Museum received the #1 first place in the Akron Beacon’s Best Award in the Museum category for the second year in a row. #2 Akron Art Museum #3 Stan Hywet Hall and Garden. Honorable Mention: Bath Township Museum, Cascade Locks Park Association, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Natural History Museum, Hale Farms and […]

MAPS supports KSU Aviation Day

Thank you for the invitation to KSU and thanks to all our wonderful volunteers who made the trip to Kent.  The two Keynote speakers were P-51 WWII Pilot Bob Withee and B-24 WWII Pilot Ralph Lynn.   Thanks to Mitch Crawford for pictures from the event. Pictures from KSU Aviation Day