1600 Air Museum Rd. Hood River, OR 97031

(541) 308-1600

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See a 1942 Aeronca L-3B Grasshopper at the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum. Year: 1942

Donation: Terry Brandt

Engine: Continental A-65 65HP

Derived from Aeronca’s civilian Tandem Trainer and Chief models, this airplane entered Army Air Corps service in 1941 as the O-58. It was designated L-3B when the Air Corps changed its classification system. It served mostly as a trainer. In 1942 some 250 units of a glider variant were built using the same airframe and that was designated TG-5.

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News Flash  

Rat Rod Presentation

WAAAM is please to announce that the upcoming November Second Saturday lineup has added Gary Fisher to present his 2015 Rat Rod winner.

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Stinson Engine Overhaul

Thanks to the generous support of WAAAM's visitors and donors the engine off the 1936 Stinson SR-8B is off to Oklahoma for some major work.

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Day in the Restoration Shop

On Sept. 29, 2015 we filmed the shop crew working on WAAAM's 1925 WACO Nine restoration project.

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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

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.

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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!