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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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Join us for the 2018 Annual Hood River Fly-In at WAAAM! 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 8 & 9, 2018 is the Fly-In)

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

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

See photos from our past Fly-Ins (2013) (2014) (2015) (2016) (2017).

Important pilot information is located here.

Posters to download coming soon.

 

Join us for the 2018 Annual Hood River Fly-In at WAAAM! 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 8 & 9, 2018 is the Fly-In)

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

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

See photos from our past Fly-Ins (2013) (2014) (2015) (2016) (2017).

Important pilot information is located here.

Posters to download coming soon.

 

Get a Vibe for the Event

The 2017 Schedule is here! The 2018 Schedule is TBA but will be very similar.

 General Information for 2017

 

Saturday, September 9th (2017)

Activities

 

Hours

 

Aircraft arriving and departing.

 

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.

Take a flight in an airplane or a biplane!

 

All day.

Oregon Department of Aviation

 

All day.

Port of Hood River

 

All day.

FAAASTeam Pilots Seminar - "What's Going On Over at the FAA" with Curt Cowly

 

9:00 a.m.

WAAAM Restoration Shop Open House

Fabric Recovering and Painting Demonstration sponsored by Consolidated Aircraft Coatings

 

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

FAAASTeam Pilots Seminar - "Some Accidents Happen, Most Are Caused" with Mike Adams

 

10:00 a.m.

Book Signing - Author Dennis Baurer

"Fumes and a Prayer"

 

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Book Signing - Author DP Clough

"Our Wings - Memoir of a Reno Crash Survivor"

 

11:00 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.

FAASTeam Pilot Seminar - "Aviation Wilderness Survival" with Ian Mortensen

 

11:00 a.m.

FAASTeam Pilot Seminar - "What Kind of Pilot Runs Out of Gas?" with Mike Adams

 

12:00 p.m.

FAASTeam Pilots Seminar - "The Ins and Outs of ADS-B Compliance" with Chris Brand

 

1:00 p.m.

Wally Olson Remembrance

 

2:00 p.m.

Peoples Choice Voting Closes

 

3:00 p.m.

FAASTeam Pilots Seminar - "How to Avoid Pilot Deviations" with Joe Mollahan

 

3:00 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 10th (2017)

Activities

 

Hours

 

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

 

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.

Take a flight in an airplane or a biplane!

 

All day.

Port of Hood River

 

All Day.

Book Signing - Author Dennis Bauer

"Fumes and a Prayer"

 

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

WAAAM Restoration Shop Open House

Fabric Recovering and Painting Demonstration sponsored by Consolidated Aircraft Coatings

 

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

Fly-In Closes.

Thanks for coming! See you in 2018!!!

 

5:00 p.m.

 

   

News Flash  

Farewell Will

Our very dear friend, volunteer and board member has passed away recently.

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Volunteer Appreciation 2018

And the winner is...

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Museum Holiday Closures

December 25 and January 1 we are closed!

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WAAAM Gift Shop

Learn all about WAAAM in book format!

Get your very own copy of WAAAM's history in our brand new history book.

See all the other fun items in our gift shop too. Visitors can enjoy any time they like without having to purchase museum admission.

   

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!