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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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  

Cloudboy Flies Home

WAAAM was recently donated a 1930 Stearman 6! Check out the journey it took to fly here below.

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2016 Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations to Dale Nicol!

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WAAAM Wins Major Award

We're ranked #7 in all of Oregon by visitors! Thanks!

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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 several levels of membership available to individuals and families.

  • Student Membership - $25.00 – One named member under 18 years old. Can only be purchased over the phone or in person.
  • Solo Membership - $60.00 – One named member
  • Family Membership - $120.000 – One named member & their same household significant other & their kids or grandkids under the age of 18 (6 kid maximum). Comes with 2 bonus single-use admission passes.
  • Plus Membership - $140.00 – Family Membership benefits plus 1 guest. Comes with 2 bonus single-use admission passes.
  • Quad Membership - $160.00 – Family Membership benefits plus 4 guests. Comes with 4 bonus single-use admission passes.
  • Sitter Membership - $20.00 – Must be combined with any level of pass. It allows the card holder to enter under another’s membership when accompanied by the member’s kids. Can only be purchased over the phone or in person.

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!