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
Our next meeting will be on 17 Feb 2018, Chapter 797 regular meeting, 10:00 am brunch and 10:30 am meeting
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!
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 &Bobbi's Place If you are driving, the address is 2200 Bell Dr, Steinhatchee, FL 32359.
24 Mar 2018, Cross City Fly-In, we will support the Young Eagles program
10 – 15 Apr 2018, Sun ‘n’ Fun
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!
The 2017 Wings Over Suwannee event featured:
Antique aircraft, classic cars, hot air balloon rides, skydivers, camping, hundreds of aircraft, free airplane rides for kids 7-17 years, a Friday night concert and bonfire, great food and much more. http://wingsoversuwannee.com/
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our next Hangar Talk Fly In is set for 02/17/2018, 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!!
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Suwannee Valley Flying Club just held their first organizational meeting on Jan 21. Watch here for more news or go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/328236144194222/Prospective SVFC members should mail their application to Allen Rice, PO Box 653, Steinhatchee, FL 32359 or scan and email to Allen@AllenRice.net. 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.