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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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Fly-in

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 6 & 7, 2014)

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

Check out last year's 2013 schedule of events below to get a feel for the event. 2014 schedule coming soon!

Important pilot information is located here.

Download a copy of the poster to display here.

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 6 & 7, 2014)

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

Check out last year's 2013 schedule of events below to get a feel for the event. 2014 schedule coming soon!

Important pilot information is located here.

Download a copy of the poster to display here.

Check Out Last Year's Schedule

2014 Schedule Coming Soon

 General Information from Last Year

Saturday, September 7th

Activities

Hours

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

 

8:00 a.m.

Museum and Fly-in open.

 

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

Book signing by author Marc Paulsen.

 

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

Lunch - GOOD FOOD

 

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

Beer Garden opens.

 

11:00 a.m.

1912 Parker-Curtiss Pusher Rollout. Meet-n-Greet with members of the Parker Pusher Restoration Crew.

 

1:00 p.m.

Book signing by author John Trudel.

 

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

Book signing by authors Pat and Ron Forman.

 

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

Cutting the Birthday Cake! WAAAM is 6 years old!

 

2:00 p.m.

Peoples Choice Voting Closes

 

3:00 p.m.

Awards Dinner/Silent Auction: Tri-Tip Dinner Tickets $20 (Catering by the Westside Volunteer Fire Department. Dinner music by "Sax Appeal.")

 

6:00 p.m.

Take a flight in a 1928 biplane, an airplane or a helicopter, prices vary.

 

All Day

Movie

9:00 p.m.

Aircraft arriving and departing throughout the day.

 

Sunday, September 8th

Activities

Hours

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

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

 

8:00 a.m.

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

 

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

WAAAM's antique airplanes go flying!

Command-Aire OX-5

9:00 a.m.

Lunch - GOOD FOOD

 

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

Take a flight in a 1928 biplane, an airplane or a helicopter, prices vary.

 

All Day

WAAAM's antique airplanes go flying!

WACO ATO, UBF-2, and YPF

 

2:00 p.m.

Planes Everywhere. Bring the Family!!

   

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Events Calendar  

August

August 9 - Second Saturday - Motorcycles and Vintage Snowmobiles

August 16 - Model T Driving School

September

September 6 & 7 - Annual Hood River Fly-in

September 13 - Second Saturday - Steam Cars, Tractors and Hit & Miss Engines

September 13 - International Model A Day

Full Calendar

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News Flash  

Fly-In Posters Are Here!

Print out your copy of the Annual Hood River Fly-In poster here.

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International Model A Ford Date Changed

The Model A Ford Club of America has changed the date of the International Model A Day to September 13! Change your calendars accordingly!

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1967 Mustang Coup Raffle

The Columbia Gorge Children's Advocacy Center is putting on a raffle for a 1967 Mustang Coup.

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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

   

Join Us for the WAAAM Traffic Jam!

July 12, 2014

 Come to the 2014 WAAAM Traffic Jam!

Click here for Registration Forms.

Click here for more information.

   

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.

   

Announcing the WAAAM Annual Auto & Aero Swap Meet.

July 12

Enjoy a great museum and a swap meet all in one place.

Buy - Sell - Trade - Enjoy

Click here for registration forms.

Click here for more information.

   

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.

   

Join Us for the Annual Hood River Fly-In!

September 6 & 7, 2014

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!