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2015 October Newsletter 
Tomorrow at WAAAM!
The Roaring 20's plus Flag Retirement Ceremony
Dig into your closet
and find some old threads that represent these years:
Perhaps a Fedora hat, 
suspenders, feathered boa, or flapper dress!
A pencil mustache, Gatsby Girl headpiece or a bit of Bonnie & Clyde will save you $2 on your admission!

  Museum is Opens 9-5
Action happens 10-2
Lunch is available 11-1

Join us:
The American Legion, The Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum, The Westside Fire Department, and Boy Scout Troops 282 and 386 in this Flag Retirement Ceremony. 
Saturday October 10th at 2pm 

The Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum is pleased to invite the community to  a flag retirement ceremony on Saturday, October 10th at 2:00 p.m
The ceremony will be held in front of the museum on the NE lawn.

Come one, come all! The ceremony is intended to remind us all of the meaning and significance of the American flag. The whole family is invited to this activity. Parents are encouraged to bring their children. Come join us in celebrating and honoring this
symbol of freedom.

"The US Code title 36, Section 176 states: The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning."
 And the Winner is...
Ben Scotts' stunning 1930 Stearman Speedmail Jr. 
Taking home both the Grand Champion and Peoples Choice awards at the 2015 Hood River Fly-in!

Congratulation to these 
2015 Hood River Fly-in trophy winners:
Catagory                 Airplane                         Owner            
Home Built            
Carbon Cub            
Steve Dentz
Stearman E-75        
Doug DeVries
Luscombe 8A        
Angelo Lombardo
Waco INF                
Waco YQC-6          
Chris Galloway
Peoples Choice    
Stearman Speedmail Jr.   
Ben Scott
Grand Champion  
Stearman Speedmail Jr.   
Ben Scott

 Look here for more fun pictures  Facebook/WAAAMuseum

2015 Fly-In: Recapping the Fun
8th Birthday for WAAAM


380 registered aircraft
Next generation on pilots in Training
130 Volunteers!
A Packard Airport Shuttle... Only at WAAAM
Volunteers start young

Thank you Pilots, Members, Visitors, Vendors, Sponsors and Volunteers. With Your support we are keeping our engines running! The 2015 Fly-in fundraiser raised over $42K for the museum. 

A perfect weekend for a camp out
Food, Fun and Full Sail Beer
When I grow up.....
Issue 10, 2015
Visitor Quotes:

"Best Fly-in EVER! 
The WAAAM Crew Rock!"
Donna Davidson,
Scottsdale AZ
It's Happening Here
October 10
Second Saturday
The 20's- Cars, Planes and More.

November 14
Second Saturday
Local History Spotlight-
General Airways

December 12
Second Saturday
Paper Airplane Contest.
Start practicing now

Second Saturdays 
Traffic Jam Car Show & Swap Meet, Model T Driving School Fly-in and more.

Only 150 left
12  Frame-able photo

On Sale Now!

Limited Edition 2016 
12 months Art Calendar! 

So beautiful you will have 
12 new pictures hanging on your wall!

Order by phone  
Call the museum 
Just $19.95 FREE Shipping!!!

Plan for Christmas now! 


Visit Often with a



Solo    (individual)              $50 

Family                       $100
( 2 adult of the same household + their children/grandchildren 18 yrs & under)
Member +1 (guest)     $120
(one named member who can bring a  guest
Members +2 (guest)   $150
(two named members who can bring 2 guest each ) 
membership benefits are


~ Unlimited museum visits
~ Gift Shop 10% discounts
~ Monthly Newsletter
~ Members only  events 
~Tax deductible (check limits with your tax adviser)
WAAAM is supported by you.
(Not Tax Dollars)
Business Membership are
Now Available. Call us for information.

  Open Daily   9 ~ 5

Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Years Day  

  Congratulations to the 
 Rust Rat Rod Team!
Hood River Team Wins!!

Our very own Gary Fisher
"Fish" (the WAAAM Volunteer who dreamed up and then gathered friends and supplies to build many of the fabulous Kids Area artifacts) has helped do it again .... for the second year in a row.... design, build, and drive a wild ride. 1st Place in the 2015 Great American Blue Collar Build  National Competition!   


Crazy Rat Rod drives


See it here! 
On display during the October Second Saturday.

  Engine heads for
the Shop
Gullwing Stinson

The engine is now on its way to Oklahoma for some major work. This will b a $10K-$35k rebuild .

Worth every penny to keep this classic aircraft in the air!
Thank you all for your donations. It would not have happened with out your help.
WVFA-Flying Club
1953 PA-20 Pacer

The WAAAM Volunteers  

Flying Association! 

for more info

Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum

1600 Air Museum Rd. Hood River, OR 97031