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 […]
The MAPS Air Museum website now has a new Arsenal Collection page for reference. As with this photo of the DAACM CBU-98/B Cluster Bomb, a prototype 850 lb. anti-airfield cluster bomb, MAPS has been accumulating a wide variety of items for its collection. This page is in addition to the page that went live on […]
Easy categorized table for aircraft reference has been added to the website for your use. The Table can be put into alphabetic order by the users preference in the following categories: aircraft ID, nickname, manufacturer, crew chief, status of aircraft, aircraft role and serial/bureau #. This listing will be maintained at the bottom of the […]