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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Fairchild UC-86

See a 1940 Fairchild UC-86 at the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Musem. Year: 1940

Acquired with funds from Founding Memberships

Engine: Ranger 6-440 175HP

This is a military version of the Fairchild 24R40. A sturdily-built airplane, the 24 adapted several automotive features including its brakes and roll-down windows. Initially built with just two seats, the third was added in 1933 and the fourth in 1938. This airplane was one of nine Fairchild 24R40's impressed into service by the Army as the UC-86 at the onset of WWII. A total  of 2,232 Model 24's were built.

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News Flash  

Gazebo Build This Weekend

October 17 and 18 Pioneer Log Homes of BC will sponsor the gazebo build at WAAAM.

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Gazebo Build Postponed

Due to a scheduling conflict with the film crew the gazebo build has been postponed.

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Gazebo Build

Pioneer Log Homes of BC is sponsoring a gazebo build at the museum on October 10 and 11.

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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!