About Us

Here at the Oregon Aviation Historical Society our mission is to collect, preserve, and restore Oregon related aviation artifacts for interpretive and educational display to insure the preservation of Oregon’s rich aviation heritage for future generations.

Did you know that experimental/amateur aviation and aircraft were illegal in the US until 1952?!

Without Oregon pilots this may have never been!

The museum hangar here in Cottage Grove boasts more than 6 pre-war Oregon home built aircraft that help to tell the story of experimental aircraft in the US. Aircraft ranging from a mid-wing Longster and a George Yates Geodetic as well as the Portland School of Engineering 1930 Cirrus Racer!

We also have a plans-built Ford Model A powered Pietenpol and the recent addition of an RV3.

To get a better idea of who we are, please take a few moments to watch a short introductory video by clicking HERE.

Our facility is located at 2475 Jim Wright Way, Cottage Grove, Oregon.

We are open Saturdays (10-4), May through Labor day, with quite a few weekend events coming up in 2019!

Private tours are available by appointment.

We do hope you will join us soon!

To support the OAHS, you can make direct donations using the PayPal button found on the pages of our website (like below); use GoodSearch and GoodShop (links below); or AmazonSmile.


Shop and save at Goodshop.com and they’ll donate up to 20% of your purchase to us! They offer savings at thousands of online stores for things like flight lessons on Groupon crafting supplies at Michaels, and anything you need at Target.


©2012 Oregon Aviation Historical Society, a 501(c)(3) corporation. EIN: 93-0863957

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