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 1929 Waco DSO at the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum. Year: 1929

Acquired with funds from John and Laura Cheney, Wes and Nancy Lematta, and Columbia Helicopters.

Engine: Wright Hispano Suiza Model A 150HP

The “Hisso WACO” is at heart a WACO Model 10 (GXE) with the engine upgraded from the 90 HP OX-5 to the 150 HP Wright Hispano-Suiza "Hisso" engine which is also a water-cooled V-8. The Hisso engine gave the DSO lively and satisfying performance but it was not economical and when operating from "pasture-airports" it required more maintenance than other engines. Our DSO is practically in its original form, unaltered and unmodernized and is the only remaining airworthy example.

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News Flash  

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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Farewell Bud

One of our Volunteers has passed away recently. 

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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.

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!