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1600 Air Museum Rd. Hood River, OR 97031

(541) 308-1600

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Annual Hood River Fly-In

(Pilots! Click here.) Come celebrate WAAAM's Birthday with style.

Our Fly-In attracts hundreds of people each year and is a great way to see old aircraft fly and meet the awesome people who fly them.

What to know:

—Always the Weekend After Labor Day (September 12 & 13, 2015 is the Fly-In)

—See hundreds of Planes, Food, Fun, Plane Rides and more!

Special thanks to Spencer Aircraft for helping to sponsor this event.

Spencer Aircraft

Check out our schedule of events below to get a feel for the event.

See photos from our past Fly-Ins (2013) (2014) (2015).

Important pilot information is located here.

2016 posters coming soon! Check back often.

Annual Hood River Fly-In

(Pilots! Click here.) Come celebrate WAAAM's Birthday with style.

Our Fly-In attracts hundreds of people each year and is a great way to see old aircraft fly and meet the awesome people who fly them.

What to know:

—Always the Weekend After Labor Day (September 12 & 13, 2015 is the Fly-In)

—See hundreds of Planes, Food, Fun, Plane Rides and more!

Special thanks to Spencer Aircraft for helping to sponsor this event.

Spencer Aircraft

Check out our schedule of events below to get a feel for the event.

See photos from our past Fly-Ins (2013) (2014) (2015).

Important pilot information is located here.

2016 posters coming soon! Check back often.

Get a Vibe for the Event with Last Year's Schedule

The 2015 Schedule will be very similar to the TBA 2016 Schedule.

 General Information for 2015

Saturday, September 12th (Will be Sept. 10 in 2016)

Activities

 

Hours

 

Aircraft arriving and departing.

 

All Day.

Take a flight in a 1930 biplane or an airplane - prices vary.

 

All Day.

Museum and Fly-In Open

 

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Lions Club Pancake Breakfast - Event

admission required. (Enjoy pancakes, sausage, eggs, OJ and coffee.)

 

8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Oregon Department of Aviation

 

All day. 

Port of Hood River

 

All day.

FAAASTeam Pilots Seminar - "Hypoxia: Flying High, Do or Die" with Mary Ann Davis

 

10:00 a.m.

WAAAM Restoration Shop Open House & Poly-Fiber Fabric Covering Demonstrations

 

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Lunch - GREAT FOOD

 

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Beer Garden opens - Sponsored by: Thank you Full Sail!

 

11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Book Signing with John Trudel

 

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Book Signing with Edward Heikell

 

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

FAASTeam Pilots Seminar - "IMSAFE! Pilots, Mdeications, & the Medical Process" with James Brauer and Mark Stanfield

 

2:00 p.m.

Cutting the Birthday Cake!

WAAAM is 8 years old!!!

 

2:00 p.m.

Peoples Choice Voting Closes

 

3:00 p.m.

FAASTeam Pilots Seminar - "ADS-B -- All You Need to Know and Then Some" with Wayne McGhee

 

3:30 p.m.

Museum Closes for the Day - More Action Tomorrow

 

5:00 p.m.

Awards Dinner: Tri-Tip Dinner Tickets $20

(Catering by the West Side Volunteer Fire Department. Dinner music by "River City Jazz")

 

6:00 p.m.

 

 

Sunday, September 13th (Will be Sept. 11 in 2016)

Activities

 

Hours

 

Aircraft usually start departing after breakfast so don't be late!

 

Take a flight in a 1930 biplane or an airplane - prices vary.

 

All Day.

Museum and Fly-In Open

 

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Lions Club Pancake Breakfast starts - Event admission required. (Enjoy pancakes, sausage, eggs, OJ and coffee.)

 

8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Port of Hood River

 

All Day.

FAASTeam Pilots Seminar - "Controllers are Mean and other ATC Myths" with Richard Kennington

 

10:00 a.m.

WAAAM Restoration Shop Open House & Poly-Fiber Fabric Covering Demonstrations

 

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Book signing by Nancy R. Wilson

 

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Lunch - GREAT FOOD

 

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

WAAAM's antique airplanes go flying and the cars start driving!

 

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

1910 Steam Tractor run.

 

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Book Signing by Edward Heikell

 

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Fly-In Closes.

Thanks for coming! See you again next year!

 

5:00 p.m.

   

Events Calendar  

July

July 2 - 1940s Driving School

July 9 - Traffic Jam  - A Car Show and Swap Meet, WAAAM Style

July 11-14 - WAAAM Camp

July 23 - Model T Driving School

August

August 6 - 1950s Driving School

August 13 - Second Saturday - Motorcycles and Vintage Snowmobiles

August 27 - Model T Driving School

September

September 10 & 11 - Annual Hood River Fly-in

September 17 - International Model A Day 

September 24 - Model T Driving School

 

Full Calendar

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Join Us for the WAAAM Traffic Jam!

July 9, 2016

Come to the 2016 WAAAM Traffic Jam!

Registration available here.

Click here for more information.

   

Come Celebrate International Model A Day!

September 17, 2016

Don't miss this gathering of Model As and Model Ts at the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum.

Register when you arrive.

Click here for more information.

   

Join Us for the Annual Hood River Fly-In!

September 10 & 11, 2016

Save the date for the 2016 Annual Hood River Fly-In!

Register when you arrive.

Click here for more information.

   

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!