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1600 Air Museum Rd. Hood River, OR 97031

(541) 308-1600

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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!

Special thanks to Spencer Aircraft for helping to sponsor this event.

Spencer Aircraft

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

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

Important pilot information is located here.

2016 posters coming soon! Check back often.

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!

Special thanks to Spencer Aircraft for helping to sponsor this event.

Spencer Aircraft

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

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

Important pilot information is located here.

2016 posters coming soon! Check back often.

Get a Vibe for the Event with Last Year's Schedule

The 2015 Schedule will be very similar to the TBA 2016 Schedule.

 General Information for 2015

Saturday, September 12th (Will be Sept. 10 in 2016)

Activities

 

Hours

 

Aircraft arriving and departing.

 

All Day.

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 - 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 - "Hypoxia: Flying High, Do or Die" with Mary Ann Davis

 

10:00 a.m.

WAAAM Restoration Shop Open House & Poly-Fiber Fabric Covering Demonstrations

 

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.

Book Signing with John Trudel

 

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Book Signing with Edward Heikell

 

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

FAASTeam Pilots Seminar - "IMSAFE! Pilots, Mdeications, & the Medical Process" with James Brauer and Mark Stanfield

 

2:00 p.m.

Cutting the Birthday Cake!

WAAAM is 8 years old!!!

 

2:00 p.m.

Peoples Choice Voting Closes

 

3:00 p.m.

FAASTeam Pilots Seminar - "ADS-B -- All You Need to Know and Then Some" with Wayne McGhee

 

3:30 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 13th (Will be Sept. 11 in 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.

Port of Hood River

 

All Day.

FAASTeam Pilots Seminar - "Controllers are Mean and other ATC Myths" with Richard Kennington

 

10:00 a.m.

WAAAM Restoration Shop Open House & Poly-Fiber Fabric Covering Demonstrations

 

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

Book signing by Nancy R. Wilson

 

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

Book Signing by Edward Heikell

 

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Fly-In Closes.

Thanks for coming! See you again next year!

 

5:00 p.m.

   

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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.

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!