It's easy to geek out about the biggest, fastest, newest fighter and jumbo jets, but my plane preferences skew towards the small, the light, and the short-runway prepared.

There's something about a plane that can get airborne on a few hundred feet of paced or unpaved strip. Watching this little Zenith CH 750 makes me dream of hopping from rural town to town.

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What short take off and landing (STOL) plane is your favorite?