Dave Unwin, FlyPast’s resident pilot and author of the best-selling Sky Stories, opens the door of his fantasy historic hangar to show us the six vintage aircraft he’d have if money was no object
1. Waco YMF5-C Super
On a nice sunny day, you just can’t beat an open cockpit biplane, preferably powered by a radial engine. I’ve flown a few different Wacos, but the reason I’d really like a Super – apart from the fact that it looks great, sounds wonderful and flies beautifully – is that the front cockpit is cleared to take two passengers!