WAAAM  

1600 Air Museum Rd.

Hood River, OR 97031

 

(541) 308-1600


Open Daily 9 - 5

Closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Day

 

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Taylor J-2 Cub

See a 1936 Taylor J-2 Cub at the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum. See a 1936 Taylor J-2 Cub at the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum. See a 1936 Taylor J-2 Cub at the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum. Year: 1936

Donation: Terry Brandt

Engine: Continental A-40  37HP

Fundamentally similar to the E-2, the J-2 was actually an entirely new airplane. Changes were prompted by customer complaints about the E-2 and included wider (by 16”) landing gear, more rounded wingtips and tail, turtledeck (upper part of the fuselage) faired into the trailing edge of the wing for improved aerodynamics and appearance and a “closed” cabin. News about the improved Cub got around and the factory was quickly swamped with orders. The J-2 was ideal for pilot training due to its forgiving flight characteristics. Comments included, “it took a real dumbo to get himself in trouble” and “she wouldn’t hurry nowhere.”

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News Flash  

Closed for Christmas

As a reminder, WAAAM will be closed Thursday, December 25 for Christmas Day.

Volunteer of the Year
Congratulations to Dick Clarke for receiving WAAAM's 2014 Volunteer of the Year Award! Read more...
Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

WAAAM Volunteers are amazing! December 2 we hosted a thank you dinner for all of our volunteers.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Many volunteer opportunities are available.  Here is a partial list of how you can get involved.

WAAAM Volunteers are awesome!

  • Museum Docents
  • Event Planning and Coordination
  • Library Services
  • Volunteer Services Representative
  • Marketing & Promotion
  • Restoration and Maintenance
  • Gift Shop
  • Administrative Support
  • Maintenance & Custodial
  • Training & Education

Find out more on our volunteer page.

   

Memberships & Sponsorships

Members enjoy special benifits.

There are four levels of membership available to individuals and families.

  • Solo Membership: $50.00 – One Individual Membership
  • Family Membership: $100.00 – 2 adults and children/grandchildren 18 years old and under.
  • Membership +1: $120.00 – One individual membership plus one guest.
  • Membership +2: $150.00 – Two individual memberships plus 2 guests.

Call (541) 308-1600 for information on Business Memberships.

   

Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum

Antique Airplanes   •  Antique Automobiles

Where Oregon and Washington meet, at the Columbia River Gorge.

It's worth the trip!