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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Official poster for the 2014 Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum Fly-In.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 12 & 13, 2015 is the Fly-In)

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

Check out our 2014 schedule of events below to get a feel for the event. 2015 will be posted August 2015.

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

Important pilot information is located here.

Download a copy of the 2015 poster as soon as you can to share and display. The 2015 posters will be available as soon as they are ready - around August 2015.

Official poster for the 2014 Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum Fly-In.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 12 & 13, 2015 is the Fly-In)

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

Check out our 2014 schedule of events below to get a feel for the event. 2015 will be posted August 2015.

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

Important pilot information is located here.

Download a copy of the 2015 poster as soon as you can to share and display. The 2015 posters will be available as soon as they are ready - around August 2015.

2014 Schedule

2014 Schedule. 2015 Schedule TBA.

 General Information for 2014

Saturday, September 6th

Activities

Hours

Aircraft arriving and departing.

 

All Day.

Take a flight in a 1930 biplane or an airplane - prices vary.

 

All Day.

Lions Club Pancake Breakfast - Event

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

 

7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Flag Change Ceremony

 

8:00 a.m.

Oregon Department of Aviation talks

 

All day. 

Museum and Fly-In open.

 

8:10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

1910 Parker-Curtiss Pusher Flight

 

8:15 a.m.

Pearson Field Education Center Kids' Activities

 

All Day.

Book signing by author Marc Paulsen.

 

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Book signing by author Ted Heikell.

 

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Lunch - GOOD FOOD

 

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

Beer Garden opens - Sponsored by Full Sail

 

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

Cutting the Birthday Cake!

WAAAM is 7 years old!!!

 

2:00 p.m.

Book signing by author John Trudel.

 

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Book signing by author Marc Paulsen.

 

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Book Signing by author Ted Heikell

 

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Peoples Choice Voting Closes

 

3:00 p.m.

Awards Dinner: Tri-Tip Dinner Tickets $20

(Catering by the West Side Volunteer Fire Department. Dinner music by "Sax Appeal.")

 

6:00 p.m.

 

 

Sunday, September 7th

Activities

Hours

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

 

Take a flight in a 1930 biplane or an airplane - prices vary.

 

All Day.

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

 

7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Museum opens.
(Most visiting planes leave in the morning after a hearty Lions Breakfast.)

 

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

Parker-Curtiss Pusher Flight

 

8:15 a.m.

Book signing by Nancy R. Wilson

 

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Lunch - GOOD FOOD

 

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

WAAAM's antique airplanes go flying!

 

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

1910 Steam Tractor run.

 

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Fly-In Closes.

Thanks for coming! See you again next year!

 

5:00 p.m.

   

News Flash  

Closed for Thanksgiving

As a reminder, WAAAM will be closed Thursday, November 27 for Thanksgiving Day.

Veterans Day Flight Cancled

Due to the heavy winds we are unable to preform our Veterans Day Fly-overs. We wish all a save and happy day. Thank you to our veterans and active duty military members for their service.

November 8 Admisson Deal

Veterans and active duty military have complimentary admission on November 8 when they show their veteran or military card.

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OUR WAAAM APP

Get your copy of the WAAAM App at the iTunes store today! Download a Piece of the Past!

FREE iPHONE APP!

WAAAM History - Photos - Stories - Info

   

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!