Fly In Aircraft are what started it all at the Airshow of the Cascades. In the 1970’s, friends and family would fly in and land on the Ochs family ranch near Madras for an annual get together. As more and more began to attend, the need for another venue became the nexus for the move to Madras Airport and in 2000, the Airshow of the Cascades was born!

We invite all general aviation aircraft to join us, and. encourage pilots and owners who have rare, interesting, unique aircraft to fly in and display their aircraft so our patrons get to appreciate the love and care invested in these treasures of the sky. Pilots interested in have their planes judged may inform staff at registration. Trophies are awarded in the categories described below in “Trophy Categories.” Invite your

If you would like to participate in the Fly-In, our registration is open now!

There is NO FEE for Fly-In registration, however, registering helps us plan appropriately, so we ask that you register.

Registration Deadline: August 1st, 2024. (Later registrations accepted)

  • One (1) FREE ​pass to the Ron Ochs Chalet for the pilot (each additional passenger will be charged $20 – payable at the Guest Services Tent upon check-in). Enjoy free live music, vendors, professional aerial aerobatics, Friday fireworks and more; plus
  • FREE access to the Erickson Aircraft Collection museum (shuttle service available) housing the largest private collection of operational vintage Warbirds in the world.
  • Friday, August 23rd

    • Public Gates at 1400 – 2200

    • Field closes at 1830; reopens after the show

  • Saturday, August 24th

    • Public Gates at 0900 – 1700

    • Field closes at 1300; reopens after the show

  • Antique – 1934 and earlier
  • Classic – 1935 to 1955
  • Contemporary – 1956 to 1969
  • Current (1970-Present) – Excludes New or Unrestored Aircraft
  • Military – All military aircraft
  • HUEs – Homebuilt/Unique/Experimental


* All aircraft must be safe, fully operational and meticulously cared for or restored to operational and/or show condition.

  • Mayor’s Choice
  • Best Antique
  • Best Classic
  • Best Contemporary
  • Best Current
  • Best Military
  • Best HUEs


* All judging will take place on Saturday. Please make sure we get your picture before you depart.

*Best of Show winner photos will be used in future promotions of this event.

Ben Ochs, Board Member / Pilot  

Phone:  503-706-4195

Madras Airport (S33) Contact:

AirNav Link: Madras Municipal Airport

Airport Phone Number: 541-475-4899


We’re looking forward to seeing everyone in 2024!