1600 Air Museum Rd. Hood River, OR 97031

(541) 308-1600

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See a 1938 Taylor J-3 Cub at the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum. Year: 1938

Donated: Terry Brandt

Engine: Continental A-65 65HP

The J-3 was a much-upgraded Taylor Cub. When first produced, the J-3 was powered by the same Continental A-40 engine used on the E-2 and J-2 but the requirement for dual ignition engines was enacted around that time and the Cub was fitted with other engines, finally settling on the Continental 65 HP engine, an important part of the Cub legend. The J-3 Cub is loved by pilots for its character, its low cost of operation and easy maintenance. It is flight at its most basic.

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2017 "T" School

The 2017 Class Schedule is here!

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Sept 17 11am Model A Talk

Join us for a special talk on September 17 at 11am as part of our International Model A Day Celebration!

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9/18 Amber Smith Talk

Pilot and US Army Veteran Amber Smith will have a book talk and signing at the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum on Sunday, September 18 at 1pm.

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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.

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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!