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 next meeting will be on 17 March 2018, Chapter 797 regular meeting, 10:00 am brunch and 10:30 am meeting


***Pancake Breakfast TBA***

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 &

 Fly out this Saturday, Feb 24, 8:30AM to Lake City KLCQ. Park at the FBO on the north side of the field. We'll walk across the street to the restaurant. Tower closed on Sat, CTAF 119.2, rt traffic rwy 28. Hope you can make it.


 Spyder Corvair Engine Workshop

March 8-10, 2018

Along with a New Year we are getting ready for our March Spyder Engine Workshop. Check out videos from previous workshops to get yourself in the mood. We are planning to rebuild our shop 100HP Engine. Teardown starts on Thursday for those interested in getting dirty. We plan to have it back together and running on Saturday after lunch. This is a great opportunity to learn about Spyder Corvair Conversions and get to know each other.

For more information, go to website

If you have any questions, email us to or call 229-834-8996

Sign up now!

Azalea Aviation, LLC
Cook County Airport-15J
170 Airport Rd, Adel, GA31620


24 Mar 2018, Cross City Fly-In, we will support the Young Eagles program 


10 – 15 Apr 2018, Sun ‘n’ Fun



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! 

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.


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 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!!

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

Plan a Flight - Check a Distance

Check us out on Facebook 


Contact Us

Chapter: EAA 797

President: Dave Holmes

Phone: 817-308-9752

Location: Live Oak, FL US


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