Shortest regularly used runway in the world? The home grass strip of the Super701 on our farm!

From Jon Humberd:
Many people have asked about the home grass strip that is used by the Super701, especially after the recent video showing the near disaster "Sketchy landing in a storm":

In this video, you can ride along as I show you what the short/narrow strip on Humberd Farm looks and feels like. We get a couple of bird's eye views and also do a couple of takeoffs and landings.

There was a recent challenge by fellow youtuber, Mauleguy, to show off our runways that are in use and less than 350ft. The challenge starts at 11min 15sec in his video: "Testing Acme Aero Fab Shocks on Bushwacker 2.0".

The grass strip that is the home of Super701 has a very narrow taxiway through an old-growth forest that leads downhill to the 310ft long x less than 30ft wide grass runway. Watch your wingtips! The runway is smoothed off from a cattle pasture. It is one-way, with no chance of a go-around once on short final approach. It also has an uphill grade with many trees and obstacles all around, including trees, stumps, cattle, fences, tall grass, wildlife, etc.
These specs should qualify the Humberd field airstrip as one of the shortest, most fun, and also one of most dangerous around.
I'm pretty confident that this is one of the coolest short landing strips that is used regularly in the U.S. and maybe even the world.

It has also been featured with the AOPA. More of that great footage can be seen here:

Check out the Super701 facebook page to stay up to date with current videos, flying, and airplane builds!

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Comment by Lyndon Leining on June 25, 2021 at 8:33am

A real pilot. I fear this type is in short supply now. This airplane is flown as an extension of the man, great fun to watch the precision flying. Thanks.

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