Chapter 797

Live Oak, FL


Welcome to the EAA 797 Chapter website.  We are located at the Suwannee County Airport 24J and have our own clubhouse and hangar.  Our meetings are the last Saturday of the month at 10:00AM for brunch.  Everyone with an interest in aviation is invited.  Be sure to check our calendar for upcoming events and our Newsletter and Meeting Minutes




The Next Meeting

Our Monthly meetings will are the third Saturday of the Month at the Chapter 797 building at 10:30 AM.

Next Meeting: August 18,2018 then September 15,2018



Pancake Breakfast 8/18/2018

Fly in or Drive In to our monthly pancake breakfast to benefit our Young Eagles Program on the Third Saturday of each Month. 

We will be doing pancakes, bacon, sausage, coffee, and juice from 8:30 to 10:30 am.


Suwannee County Airport 24J
13302 80th Terr
Live Oak Fl, 32060

Just $5 ($3 for children under 12) for all you can eat pancakes (Plain or Blueberry), sausage and bacon, juice, coffee, and of course lots of camaraderie! Hope to see you there!

Upcoming Events

27 Jan 2018, Chapter 797 Fly Out to Steinhatchee, 39FB, Ancient Oaks Airpark, plan to be on the ground
by 9:00 am. Bobbie and Allen Rice will be our hosts and provide transportation in town to Fiddlers for
breakfast. The grass runway is 3100’ facing 18/36, 122.9 on the radio. Follow the golf cart to Allen &

--          Azalea Aviation Fly-in, Cook County Airport (15J), 11 Aug 2018, lunch event

-          WOS Meeting,17 Aug 2018, 10:00 am, Suwannee Airport Terminal Building

-          Pancake Breakfast, 18 Aug 2018, 8:00-10:00am

-          EAA Chapter Meeting, 18 Aug 2018, 10:30 am (brunch at 10:00am)

-          EAA Chapter Meeting, 15 Sep 2018, 10:30 am (no pancake breakfast or brunch)

-          Pig Roast, 15 Sep 2018, 11:30am-1:00pm (following chapter meeting)


Wings Over Suwannee

April 20-22, 2018!

Thank you everyone for making this years event an awesome one! We are excited to start planning for next years event! 

See our May 2018 Newsletter HERE for the FULL REPORT.


Sun N' Fun 2018


Allen Rice requested names and dates of members wanting to work Sun ‘n’ Fun. He talked about duties that week and what a good time it is for everyone. Please contact him via his e-mail address





Hangar Talk Fly In

Our next Hangar Talk Fly In is set for 04/7/2018, 8AM-1030AM.  Free coffee and donuts.  Fly or drive in, we don't care.  Everyone is welcome.  We love to talk about airplanes and flying!!

Suwannee Valley Flying Club

Click on these events for more information

Suwannee Valley Flying Club just held their first organizational meeting on Jan 21.  Watch here for more news or go to SVFC members should mail their application to Allen Rice, PO Box 653, Steinhatchee, FL 32359 or scan and email to  You can request an application the same way.

 FAA Basic Med AC68-1.  Click on the link to download the new rules that replace the 3rd Class Medical.  The doctor checklist is included.


The Catfish Squadron

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