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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 2016 Schedule is here! The 2017 Schedule will be pretty similar. Check back in August 2017 for the final schedule.

 General Information for 2016

Saturday, September 10th (2016)

Activities

 

Hours

 

Aircraft arriving and departing.

 

All Day.

Take a flight in a 1930 biplane.

 

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.

Oregon Department of Aviation

 

All day. 

Port of Hood River

 

All day.

FAAASTeam Pilots Seminar - "Maintaining Your Antique Airplane" with Curt Cowly

 

9:00 a.m.

WAAAM Restoration Shop Open House

 

10:00 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 "The Ins and Outs of ADS-B Compliance" with Dewey Conry and Chris Brand

 

11:00 a.m.

The Stearman Story featuring the Model 70, Terry Brandt, Addison Pemberton, and Ben Scott

 

NOON!

Book Signing with John Trudel

 

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

FAASTeam Pilots Seminar - "Introduction to Aviation Wilderness Survival" with Ian Mortensen

 

1:00 p.m.

Cutting the Birthday Cake!

WAAAM is 9 years old!!!

 

2:00 p.m.

Peoples Choice Voting Closes

 

3:00 p.m.

FAASTeam Pilots Seminar - "A Kinder and Gentler FAA? - The New Compliance Philosophy" with Curt Crowley

 

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 11th (2016)

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.

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.

WAAAM Restoration Shop Open House

 

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.

1910 Steam Tractor run.

 

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

Fly-In Closes.

Thanks for coming! See you again next year for our 10 year anniversary!!!

 

5:00 p.m.

   

News Flash  

Thank You Consolidated Aircraft Coatings

Once again Consolidated Aircraft Coatings has gone above and beyond by donating the fabric covering materials for the restoration of WAAAM's WACO UIC!

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People Love Us on Yelp!

Thanks to our visitors WAAAM has once again won in 2017.

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Cloudboy Flies Home

WAAAM was recently donated a 1930 Stearman 6! Check out the journey it took to fly here below.

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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 several levels of membership available to individuals and families.

  • Student Membership - $25.00 – One named member under 18 years old. Can only be purchased over the phone or in person.
  • Solo Membership - $60.00 – One named member
  • Family Membership - $120.000 – One named member & their same household significant other & their kids or grandkids under the age of 18 (6 kid maximum). Comes with 2 bonus single-use admission passes.
  • Plus Membership - $140.00 – Family Membership benefits plus 1 guest. Comes with 2 bonus single-use admission passes.
  • Quad Membership - $160.00 – Family Membership benefits plus 4 guests. Comes with 4 bonus single-use admission passes.
  • Sitter Membership - $20.00 – Must be combined with any level of pass. It allows the card holder to enter under another’s membership when accompanied by the member’s kids. Can only be purchased over the phone or in person.

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!