My Dream Historic Hangar: Dave Unwin

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


Dave Unwin has some 5,000 flying hours on around 300 types ALL VIA DAVE UNWIN

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!

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