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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See a 1943 Taylorcraft L-2M Grasshopper at the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Musem. Year: 1943

Donation: Terry Brandt

Engine: Continental A-65

Taylorcraft had been building airplanes with side-by-side seats but the market demanded tandem seating, especially for military and Civilian Pilot Training Program use. Production began in July 1941 and buyers were soon practically snatching them off the production line. The L-2 was built with Continental, Lycoming and Franklin engines and sported a distinctive “greenhouse” cabin. The L-2M had a fully cowled engine and spoilers. This airframe was modified into the TG-6 training glider with about 250 built.

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2017 "T" School

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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

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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!