2021 STOL Drag World Championship: Winner Bronze Class

Jon Hakala won the Bronze class in the STOL Drag 2021 World Championship at the High Sierra Fly-In this past Saturday, October 16, 2021, flying his Rotax-powered Zenith STOL CH 701 (with heavier Alaskan Bushwheel tires).
25-year-old Jon Hakala is a relatively new pilot with about 100 hours experience flying his Zenith "Sky Jeep." He modestly explained how this was his first competitive event and that he hardly expected to qualify for the event with his stock STOL CH 701.
He made the 5.5 hour trip to the Dead Cow dry lake bed (north of Reno in the high desert) in his Zenith from his home in northwest Oregon.

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Comment by Wayne Woloshin on October 22, 2021 at 3:52pm

Ya Just Gotta Love the Zenith CH701 Low and Slow nothing better than that.

Comment by Sebastien Heintz on October 21, 2021 at 4:55pm
  • See the AOPA Live report on the High Sierra Fly-In by Paul Harrop for more about this unique fly-in and the STOL Drag championships.
Comment by Buddy Rose on October 21, 2021 at 4:55pm

Wow, super job, looking good. You just got to love them Zenith's.

Comment by Zenith Aero on October 21, 2021 at 3:58pm

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