July 31, 2021 is the Day!

On July 31, 2021 we will gather to view and learn about these incredible WWII trainer biplanes while honoring local pilot and builder, James L. Wright. Mr. Wright, who was inducted into the Oregon Aviation Hall of Fame in 2020 for his contributions to the world of aviation.

Beginning with an All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast !

Just $6 for everyone over 12 years old

Served from 9:00 am to Noon

Come Celebrate 43 years of Stearman gathering in the Grove!
Free Admission for viewing the planes and museum.

A tireless promoter of aviation and a dedicated builder, Jim Wright was a true visionary. He was known as a community supporter here in Cottage Grove and friend to many.

It has been said the difference between a “pilot” and an “aviator” is that a pilot is a technician, while an aviator is an artist in love with flight.

Jim Wright was a skilled aviator who had a passion for preserving aviation history and the exhilaration of high-speed flight.

It was an honor for the OAHS Board of Directors to add James L. Wright to the Oregon Aviation Hall of Fame at last year’s OAHS Annual Stearman Fly-In.

Published by Oregon Aviation Historical Society

This museum offers visitors a chance to experience Oregon's colorful history in aviation. Here you will learn about aviation pioneers, the planes they built and flew, and the stories they left behind. From the Hedberg Resource Library to the many displays, you are invited to visit and gain a new perspective on the history you thought you knew.

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