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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See a 1936 Arrow Sport F at the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum. Year: 1936

Donation: Terry Brandt

Engine: Modified Ford Flathead V-8 82HP

The idea for this airplane came from the U.S. Bureau of Air Commerce search for “everyman’s airplane” - small, inexpensive, simple and safe. Then, as now, the cost of airplane engines was high so the most effective way to rein in cost was to use a simple, reliable automobile engine. Arrow was the first to get government approval to use an automobile engine in an airplane. Modifications to the V-8 engine were so minor that nearly all parts could still be bought at local Ford dealers.

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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!