This Prowler (serial #163047) came in late Thursday morning, the 17th of January. The flight crew that brought it in was the following: Lt. Col. Andrew Rundle “Grundy”/ Commanding Officer Capt. Ryan Mikolajczyk “Poodini” / ECMO Capt. Patrick Madrid “Spanish” / ECMO Capt. Andrew MacDonald “Ducks” Enjoy the video below of the Prowlers arrival and […]
Below is an interesting article depicting commercial flying as a passenger in the 1930’s through the start of World War II. This luxury flying was particularly experienced on the Boeing 314 Clipper. The Yankee Clipper (74 passengers; 180 mph; 3800 mile range) was the larger of the two, with the China Clipper (41 passengers; 130 […]
.The Northrop Grumman EA-6B Prowler will become a new addition to the list of aircraft at the MAPS Air Museum. This aircraft, serial # 163045, served in the Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 2 (VMAQ-2) of the United States Marine Corps, which is part of the Marine Aircraft Group 14, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing with the […]
The most recent Goodyear blimp to take the skies, Wingfoot 3, based locally at the Wingfoot Lake hangar in Suffield, Ohio. Sandy Bee Lynn developed an extensive 4-part series on the history of blimps and its connection to the City of Akron. Here they are: The History of Blimps in Akron, Ohio: Part 1 The […]
The 77th Anniversary of, “A day which will live in infamy”. (F.D.R.) December 7, 1941 2403 Military & Civilian lives lost.
The newly finished Douglas A-26 Invader being towed out recently at MAPS Air Museum! MAPS received this A-26 in January of 2012. Over the next 7 years, volunteers put in excess of 10,000 worker-hours into refurbishing the Invader to its former glory. Congratulations to Crew Chief Ken Ramsay and his crew for a job well done. […]
The MAPS Air Museum website now has a Military Component Collection page. This page highlights the pieces/parts of aircraft on display and also the small items carried by soldiers. This page is linked below the Exhibit section, though you can go directly here: Military Component Collection
PLEASE NOTE!!! We are glad so many of you are interested in attending this event however, in order to make sure everyone has a good time, especially the kids, we find that we will have to limit attendance to 300 children. We are sorry if this causes any issues for anyone but, our […]