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1600 Air Museum Rd. Hood River, OR 97031

(541) 308-1600

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Join us for the 2017 Annual Hood River Fly-In at WAAAM! Annual Hood River Fly-In

(Pilots! Click here.) Come celebrate WAAAM's Birthday with style.

Our Fly-In attracts hundreds of people each year and is a great way to see old aircraft fly and meet the awesome people who fly them.

What to know:

—Always the Weekend After Labor Day (September 9 & 10, 2017 is the Fly-In)

—See hundreds of Planes, Food, Fun, Plane Rides and more!

Check out our schedule of events below to get a feel for the event.

See photos from our past Fly-Ins (2013) (2014) (2015) (2016).

Important pilot information is located here.

Download a poster to display here!

 

Join us for the 2017 Annual Hood River Fly-In at WAAAM! Annual Hood River Fly-In

(Pilots! Click here.) Come celebrate WAAAM's Birthday with style.

Our Fly-In attracts hundreds of people each year and is a great way to see old aircraft fly and meet the awesome people who fly them.

What to know:

—Always the Weekend After Labor Day (September 9 & 10, 2017 is the Fly-In)

—See hundreds of Planes, Food, Fun, Plane Rides and more!

Check out our schedule of events below to get a feel for the event.

See photos from our past Fly-Ins (2013) (2014) (2015) (2016).

Important pilot information is located here.

Download a poster to display here!

 

Get a Vibe for the Event

The 2017 Schedule is here!

 General Information for 2017

 

Saturday, September 9th (2017)

Activities

 

Hours

 

Aircraft arriving and departing.

 

All Day.

Museum and Fly-In Open

 

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Lions Club Pancake Breakfast - Event

admission required. (Enjoy pancakes, sausage, eggs, OJ and coffee.)

 

8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Take a flight in an airplane or a biplane!

 

All day.

Oregon Department of Aviation

 

All day.

Port of Hood River

 

All day.

FAAASTeam Pilots Seminar - "What's Going On Over at the FAA" with Curt Cowly

 

9:00 a.m.

WAAAM Restoration Shop Open House

Fabric Recovering and Painting Demonstration sponsored by Consolidated Aircraft Coatings

 

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

FAAASTeam Pilots Seminar - "Some Accidents Happen, Most Are Caused" with Mike Adams

 

10:00 a.m.

Book Signing - Author Dennis Baurer

"Fumes and a Prayer"

 

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Book Signing - Author DP Clough

"Our Wings - Memoir of a Reno Crash Survivor"

 

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Lunch - GREAT FOOD

 

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Beer Garden Opens - Sponsored by:

Thank you Full Sail!

 

11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

FAASTeam Pilot Seminar - "Aviation Wilderness Survival" with Ian Mortensen

 

11:00 a.m.

FAASTeam Pilot Seminar - "What Kind of Pilot Runs Out of Gas?" with Mike Adams

 

12:00 p.m.

FAASTeam Pilots Seminar - "The Ins and Outs of ADS-B Compliance" with Chris Brand

 

1:00 p.m.

Wally Olson Remembrance

 

2:00 p.m.

Peoples Choice Voting Closes

 

3:00 p.m.

FAASTeam Pilots Seminar - "How to Avoid Pilot Deviations" with Joe Mollahan

 

3:00 p.m.

Museum Closes for the Day - More Action Tomorrow

 

5:00 p.m.

Awards Dinner: Tri-Tip Dinner Tickets $20

(Catering by the West Side Volunteer Fire Department. Dinner music by "River City Jazz")

 

6:00 p.m.

 

Sunday, September 10th (2017)

Activities

 

Hours

 

Aircraft usually start departing after breakfast so don't be late!

 

Museum and Fly-In Open

 

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Lions Club Pancake Breakfast starts - Event admission required. (Enjoy pancakes, sausage, eggs, OJ and coffee.)

 

8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Take a flight in an airplane or a biplane!

 

All day.

Port of Hood River

 

All Day.

Book Signing - Author Dennis Bauer

"Fumes and a Prayer"

 

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

WAAAM Restoration Shop Open House

Fabric Recovering and Painting Demonstration sponsored by Consolidated Aircraft Coatings

 

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Lunch - GREAT FOOD

 

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

WAAAM's antique airplanes go

flying and the cars start driving!

 

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Fly-In Closes.

Thanks for coming! See you in 2018!!!

 

5:00 p.m.

 

   

Events Calendar  

October

October 7 - Model T Driving School

October 14 - Second Saturday - The 40s - Cars and Planes of the 1940s

November

November 11 - Second Saturday - WWII Auxiliary Fields as the Airports of Today

November 23 - WAAAM closed for Thanksgiving

December

December 9 - Second Saturday - Santa's Surprise

December 25 - WAAAM Closed for Christmas

Full Calendar

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Join Us for the WAAAM Traffic Jam!

July 8, 2017

Join us for the 2017 WAAAM Traffic Jam!

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Come Celebrate International Model A Day!

Date TBA

Don't miss this gathering of Model As and Model Ts at the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum.

Register when you arrive.

Click here for more information.

   

Join Us for the Annual Hood River Fly-In!

September 9 & 10, 2017

Join us for the 2017 Annual Hood River Fly-In at WAAAM!

Register when you arrive.

Click here for more information.

   

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!