What does your donations and entry fees go toward here at MAPS? MAPS Air Museum is a working museum. In addition to acquiring and working on displays for areas like the Gallery of Heroes, MAPS is continually active on renovating and bringing back to life aviation’s past! Do you know the condition of many of […]
From Ken Ramsay: I am going to try a little different format this time. From Richard Willaman: Few hours of work getting the GO-9 transmitter to the display area for the radio section this morning. Display is not done yet. the receiver will be on a box to the left of the transmitter. Just […]
Below is MAPS YouTube Channel showing information on our Bell OH-58A “Kiowa”: Click here for more information on our Kiowa!
From Ken Ramsay (last Saturday): Wayne, you will like this. Ken Olinger completed the assembly of the Drake’s repaired landing gear lower strut. After lunch, we installed the gear on the aircraft. The upper strut was swung away from the fuselage and the lower strut attached. Then Jim brought in a fork lift and raised […]
From Ken Ramsay: Hot, hot, hot. We were visited by a few motorcycles looking for a rest stop and cold water (photo). Valerie, with the help of Kim had plenty of cold water on hand (photo). I loaded the 2.75 inch rockets into the LAU-61 pod (2 photos) and then Ron and I installed […]
Find out the Russell Groves connection to Operation Deep Freeze I in the 1950’s on our YouTube Channel below, featuring a snippet of his interview: See the whole interview at the Louise Timken Library & Archives inside hangar of MAPS Air Museum!
Below is MAPS’s YouTube Channel on our Beech SNB-5 “Expeditor” and its parent version, the Beech 18 along with other variants. Here is the website page for our Beechcraft SNB-5 “Expeditor”.
From Ken Ramsay: The BT-13 has left the [renovation] building! John had planned to move the wings to the hanger, position the BT-13 fuselage at the door and then move it on Thursday. Didn’t work out that way. The wings were moved and the fuselage positioned but there was a lot of time left […]
This is a reminder regarding our fundraising event with music by LaFlavour on July 11. Doors will open at 5:00 pm. We will start serving dinner at 5:15 pm. The band will play from 6:00 – 9:00. MAPS Air Museum is located within the southern boundary of Summit County. The Governor has changed the status […]