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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Commonwealth Skyranger 185

See a 1946 Commonwealth Skyranger 185 at the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum. Year: 1946

Donation: Gary Lintner

Engine: Continental A-85

Designed in 1939 by Robert Rummell, Rearwin built 80 units before WWII stopped production of civilian airplanes. Rearwin was reorganized in 1943 as Commonwealth Aircraft Corp and after the war they resumed production of the Skyranger, aimed at businessmen and sport flyers. The slots in the wing’s outboard leading edge let the plane fly with the wing at higher angles of attack than a wing without slots. A technical note: In general, slots are non-moveable openings near the leading edge of the wing while slats are moveable and are installed only on large airplanes.

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News Flash  

2014 Fly-In Schedule

Click here for the 2014 Fly-In schedule!

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West Side Fire Dept to Cater Award Banquet

During the Annual Hood River Fly-In awards the West Side Fire Department will cater a magnificent tri-tip dinner. Tickets limited and are on a first-come-first-serve basis. They are $20 each.

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Caboose Donated to WAAAM

WAAAM's been working on the rail road.

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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!