North Canton Craft Beer Fest a success @ MAPS

The North Canton Craft Beer Fest last Saturday at MAPS Air Museum was a success with visitors trying different craft beer on a sunny afternoon.  R. Shea Brewing won the 2019 People’s Choice as favorite brewery.   The event had a sold out crowd of 500 enjoying multiple food trucks, live music and of course, seeing […]

Mural of C-47 Skytrain dropping paratroopers

Larry Giannetti is 3 months into his large mural project on the 2nd floor outside of the elevator doors.  This project, one that he expects to take many more months, is large in scope.  The mural will feature a night drop of paratroopers from C-47 Skytrains over the French city of Saint-Germain-de-Angles during WWII.  The […]

MAPS now has a YouTube Channel

MAPS Air Museum now has a YouTube Channel for its videos.  These videos will be for the following:  Snippets of our interviews for the Veteran History Project (ongoing project, expect many more soon) Videos from around the Web that are regarding MAPS Air Museum STEM & other instructional videos for Education/Teachers Historical videos on the […]

Major General John B. Anderson Display ~ Gallery of Heroes

From Museum Displays, Gary Haught: The new Anderson display features a career soldier, who graduated from The United States Military Academy (West Point) in 1914 as a 2nd Lieutenant and who, during WWII, as a Major General, commanded the largest corps (XVI) in the European Theater of Operations (ETO), spearheaded Operation Plunder, the crossing of […]

MAPS restoration updates ~ 4/22/19

From Ken Ramsay:  The A-26 is still out on the ramp.  The machine shop crew (Al, Jerry, Don) is building a new tow bar for the A-26.  They trial fitted it today.  It needs anti-slip lever fitted and then yellow paint and lettering.  It is very strong and consequently heavy.  It will work great. The […]

Annual MAPS Cash Raffle

The 2019 MAPS Cash Raffle concludes Saturday!   MAPS Air Museum Raffle tickets are still available. Turn in tickets no later than this Saturday, April 13th.  We will draw the winners of the MAPS Cash Raffle after the monthly 11:00 Membership Meeting, which is also on Saturday, April 13. 1st $1,000 2nd $500 3rd $250 4th […]