Introducing the 2023 STOL Invitational & Demonstration at Oshkosh’s EAA AirVenture Twilight Flight Fest!!

The excitement is building as STOL pilots and fans alike start to make their way across the country to EAA's AirVenture: the Volunteer Staff are preparing for the highly anticipated 2023 STOL Demo set to take place on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday evenings at 8 p.m. at the ultralight field.

Year after year, the STOL Invitational has captured the hearts of general aviation and STOL enthusiasts, earning its place as a crowd favorite. With thousands of STOL fans making their way to the grass strip to claim their spots hours before the show starts, standing room quickly becomes a luxury as fans fill-in the fence lines surrounding the runway and anxiously await the performances of their favorite STOL pilots.

The STOL Demo promises to be an extraordinary event, with a stellar lineup featuring some of the top STOL talents in the world who are ready to showcase their exceptional capabilities in taking off and landing in short distances in their amazing flying machines!

The 2023 OSH STOL Invitational-Demo
STOL Pilots

Amir Bayani

STOL Bandits
2018 Cub Crafters Carbon Cub EX-2

Austin Clemens

Clemens Aviation
2011 Aviat Husky A1C

Brian Steck

Team Legend
2020 American Legend Aircraft MOAC

Jason Busat

Badass Power Sports
2023 Rans S-20

Jeff Pohl

170 Mafia
1955 Cessna 170B

Joe Jr Dory

Piper Experimental Pacer

Kyle Bushman

Backcountry Supercub
Backcountry Supercub Rev3

Richard Ness

Yooper Cub
2015 Nick Smith Experimental PA18 L21 Super Cub

Steve Henry

Wild West Aircraft
2022 Just Aircraft Wild West Aircraft Highlander XL

Tony Terrell

1954 Piper L-21B Super Cub

John Young

2001 Aviat Husky A-1B

Hal Stockman

Zipper Big Bore
2018 Rans S-75

With such an impressive lineup, the 2023 STOL Demo Invitational promises to be an aviation spectacle unlike any other, making unforgettable memories for the STOL fans at Oshkosh's EAA AirVenture's Twilight Flight Fest and inspiring future generations to reach for the skies and embrace the indomitable spirit of aviation.

Aviation enthusiasts can also enjoy ultralights, powered parachutes, weight shift trikes, homebuilt helicopters, and gyroplanes demonstrations in the Twilight Flight Fest!

We are looking forward to seeing YOU there!

Additional information on the procedures to fly into the runway can be found in the FAA NOTAM and at

Fly It Like it's STOLN!