This is the STOL Short take off and landing competition held in Valdez, Alaska, which is a competition to show case, pilots & planes, flying at their peak performance.
The purpose of the contest, is to take off & land a plane, in the shortest possible distance.
In 2017, Frank Napp set a new world record, for both takeoff and landing, in a highly modified 1939 Little Piper Cub.
In 2018, of Dan Reynolds set a new world record landing in 9 Feet 5 Inches, a whole foot shorter than Frank Napp.
Thanks for watching.
Story credit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPakbghLe38
Photo credit: Bill Rusk Big Tire Pilots – STOL Pilots- Backcountry Pilots- Mountain Pilots (Facebook); https://www.facebook.com/groups/Bigtirepilots/