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Museum Hours

Mon - Fri : 9:00AM - 1:30PM

Sat & Sun : Noon - 5:00 PM

WACO Airfield Biplane Rides

A WACO airplane ride makes a great gift - enjoy an exhilarating ride over Troy.

Cost is $100.00 per person. A gift certificate can be purchased online and it will be mailed to you. Or you can purchase day of in the Gift Shop.


You can now purchase a video of your flight!   $45 will preserve your experience for a lifetime.


The scheduled rides for 2017 are:


           1) June 3 & 4                            2) July 15 & 16                          3) August 25-27                           4) September 15-17


Rides are always weather permitting. Call the day of to check on flight status.


Frequently Asked Questions

  • How many people does it hold?

    Three, the pilot sits in back and there will be 2 passengers up front.

  • What is the age limit?

    Four or five is the youngest. There is no upper limit as long as you can get into the plane by yourself.

  • What should I wear?

     It's very breezy (hats aren't recommended). Anyone with long hair may want to tie it back. It is also noisy & you may want ear protection. We have ear plugs for sale.

  • How long does the flight last?

    Total flying time is about 15 minutes.

  • When can I fly?

    We currently bring a ride hauler from Louisville several times during the summer. See dates above.

  • Can I make reservations?

    We use the first come, first served method.

  • How can I get a gift certificate?

    a) You can stop by during business hours

    b) Call 937-335-9226

    c) Can be purchased on line.

  • Can I bring my camera?

    YES, take all the pictures you want from your birds-eye view. You just want to have a strap or be sure to hold the camera securely.  We also sell a DVD of your flight as a souvenir.

Bi-Plane Rides


Adults $6.00 - Military (w/ID) $5.00

Students $3.00 - Under 6 FREE

WACO Historical Society • 1865 South County Road 25A • Troy, OH 45373 • (937) 335-9226 • (937) 335-4357 Fax