June 14-16, 2024

RickenBacker International Airport Columbus, Ohio


The Start

Pilots fly a designated straight track and land on or after a marked line. Landing short is a disqualification.

STOL Racing - Example of Planes at Starting Line.

The Stop

Pilots must come to a complete stop, on runway heading, with the tail down.

STOL Racing - Planes Stop


Next, they will perform a 180-degree turn and head back to the start-finish line.

STOL Planes Turning Around


Pilots must land on or after the start-finish line. The first pilot that comes to a complete stop, tail down, wins.

STOL Planes - Landing


On the 2000ft course, there is start, finish, and mid-course markers for the pilots.


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