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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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Fly-in

Official poster for the 2014 Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum Fly-In.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 6 & 7, 2014)

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

Check out our 2014 schedule of events below to get a feel for the event.

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

Important pilot information is located here. The pilot feed is sponsored by: No public aloud during the Friday pilot's feed - only volunteers and pilots!

Download a copy of the poster to display here.

Official poster for the 2014 Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum Fly-In.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 6 & 7, 2014)

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

Check out our 2014 schedule of events below to get a feel for the event.

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

Important pilot information is located here. The pilot feed is sponsored by: No public aloud during the Friday pilot's feed - only volunteers and pilots!

Download a copy of the poster to display here.

2014 Schedule

2014 Schedule

 General Information for 2014

Saturday, September 6th

Activities

Hours

Aircraft arriving and departing.

 

All Day.

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

 

All Day.

Lions Club Pancake Breakfast - Event

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

 

7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Flag Change Ceremony

 

8:00 a.m.

Oregon Department of Aviation talks

 

All day. 

Museum and Fly-In open.

 

8:10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

1910 Parker-Curtiss Pusher Flight

 

8:15 a.m.

Pearson Field Education Center Kids' Activities

 

All Day.

Book signing by author Marc Paulsen.

 

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

Book signing by author Ted Heikell.

 

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

Lunch - GOOD FOOD

 

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

Beer Garden opens - Sponsored by Full Sail

 

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

Cutting the Birthday Cake!

WAAAM is 7 years old!!!

 

2:00 p.m.

Book signing by author John Trudel.

 

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Book signing by author Marc Paulsen.

 

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Book Signing by author Ted Heikell

 

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Peoples Choice Voting Closes

 

3:00 p.m.

Awards Dinner: Tri-Tip Dinner Tickets $20

(Catering by the West Side Volunteer Fire Department. Dinner music by "Sax Appeal.")

 

6:00 p.m.

 

 

Sunday, September 7th

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.

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

 

7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Museum opens.
(Most visiting planes leave in the morning after a hearty Lions Breakfast.)

 

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

Parker-Curtiss Pusher Flight

 

8:15 a.m.

Book signing by Nancy R. Wilson

 

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

Lunch - GOOD FOOD

 

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

WAAAM's antique airplanes go flying!

 

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

1910 Steam Tractor run.

 

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Fly-In Closes.

Thanks for coming! See you again next year!

 

5:00 p.m.

   

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Events Calendar  

September

September 6 & 7 - Annual Hood River Fly-in

September 13 - Second Saturday - Steam Cars, Tractors and Hit & Miss Engines

September 13 - International Model A Day

September 27 - Model T Driving School

October

October 11 - Second Saturday - the TEENs (1910s cars and planes)

November

November 8 - Second Saturday - Honoring the UNIFORM

November 27 - WAAAM closed for Thanksgiving.

Full Calendar

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News Flash  

Photos Worth 1,000 Words

WAAAM is a great place for any photographer to get some unique shots.

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Extra Model T Driving School September 27

WAAAM is having an extra session of Model T Driving School on September 27, 2014!

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WAAAM App Update 2014!

With the crazy success of the Annual Hood River Fly-In we forgot to tell you all that the WAAAM App has updated!

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OUR WAAAM APP

Get your copy of the WAAAM App at the iTunes store today! Download a Piece of the Past!

FREE iPHONE APP!

WAAAM History - Photos - Stories - Info

   

Join Us for the WAAAM Traffic Jam!

July 12, 2014

 Come to the 2014 WAAAM Traffic Jam!

Click here for Registration Forms.

Click here for more information.

   

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.

   

Announcing the WAAAM Annual Auto & Aero Swap Meet.

July 12

Enjoy a great museum and a swap meet all in one place.

Buy - Sell - Trade - Enjoy

Click here for registration forms.

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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.

   

Join Us for the Annual Hood River Fly-In!

September 6 & 7, 2014

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!