News & Notices

March 27, 2019

National Vietnam War Veterans Day

National Vietnam War Veterans Day is a commemorative holiday in the United States which recognizes the sacrifices that veterans and their families made during the Vietnam […]
March 20, 2019

Restoration Update: A-26, F-16 and OV-1 ~ 3/20/19

From Ken Ramsay: Things are a little slow A-26 wise.  We put labels on the light switch box so we know which switch does what (photo […]
March 17, 2019

Vote for MAPS Air Museum in Beacon’s Best – 2019

Although no formal announcement was made by the Akron Beacon Journal, the “Beacon’s Best” contest started today.   MAPS was nominated in 7 different categories this […]
March 14, 2019

Mother’s/Father’s Day gift or Memorial Day idea for veteran?

Pre-plan your Mother’s Day, Memorial Day or Father’s Day gift?   Honor the veteran in your family with a Commemorative Brick! Orders can be placed in the […]
March 10, 2019

Restoration Update on A-26, OV-1 & FG-1/F4U ~ 3/10/19

From Ken Ramsay: Mark and Bob spent the morning installing switches in the light switch box and then attaching the switches to the wires running form […]
March 7, 2019

A-26 Update ~ 3-7-19

From Ken Ramsay: Last Saturday I began installing a wood boards in the aft section to make it easier to work back there. Today I finished […]
February 28, 2019

A-26 Invader Update ~ 2/28/2019

From A-26 Crew Chief, Ken Ramsay: Last Saturday Bruce and I did clean-up and touch-up work, painting, dusting, etc.  Our graphics department made us a vinyl […]
February 25, 2019

A-26 Invader Restoration Update

From Ken Ramsay, crew chief for the A-26 Invader: Last Saturday I worked with the curators and found a Korea era parachute.  I took it home […]
February 24, 2019

B-26 Marauder & FG-1 Corsair Renovation Update

From Dave Pawski, Crew Chief on the B-26 Marauder and FG-1 Corsair: On The FG-1, we have been working on the engine cowlings fitting the Dzus […]