WAAAM  

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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American Eagle 101

See a 1928 American Eagle 101 at the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum. Year: 1928

Donation: Terry Brandt

Engine: Curtiss OX-5 90HP

The American Eagle A-1 (redesignated A-101 when it was certified) was designed in 1925 as a replacement for the worn out and obsolete Jenny and Standard biplane trainers. The designers had the sole aim to built a good, sound, practical airplane incorporating the lessons learned of experience. The burnished cowl is the same finish that distinguished the Ryan Spirit of St. Louis. American Eagle A-101 was a good flyer that was offered with several engines besides the standard Curtiss OX-5. A victim of the depression, the American Eagle company failed and its assets were bought by Lincoln-Page in 1931. This airplane is particularly rare and is the last one flying with the OX-5.

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News Flash  

Closed for Thanksgiving

As a reminder, WAAAM will be closed Thursday, November 27 for Thanksgiving Day.

Veterans Day Flight Cancled

Due to the heavy winds we are unable to preform our Veterans Day Fly-overs. We wish all a save and happy day. Thank you to our veterans and active duty military members for their service.

November 8 Admisson Deal

Veterans and active duty military have complimentary admission on November 8 when they show their veteran or military card.

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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

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.

   

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!