Tag Archives: Aerophilately

India Post Issued Stamps and MS on Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Mumbai

By Anil Kr Pujara India Post  issued a set of 2 commemorative postage stamps and a miniature sheet  on Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Mumbai on 15th October 2017. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport  formerly known as Sahar International Airport.It is the 29th busiest airportin … Continue reading

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Liechtenstein Issued Stamps on  Historical Aeroplanes

Issue Date: 15.09.2017

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New Stamps from Royal Mail

Mail by Air Stamp Issue   Value Description As overprinted by Post & Go machine First UK aerial mail, 1911 At 4.58pm, on 9 September 1911, Gustav Hamel flew from Hendon to Windsor in a Blériot monoplane carrying 23½lb of mail, … Continue reading

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Jersey  Issued Stamps on 100 Years of War in the Air

The First World War was the first major conflict to involve the large-scale use of aircraft in combat. Powered flight itself was in its infancy; the Wright brothers’ first flight had only been achieved eleven years previously, and in 1914 … Continue reading

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Canada Issued Stamp on First Female Lnuk Airline Captain

A 36-year-old Inuk woman is being honoured as a trailblazer and a role model. Airline captain Melissa Haney is getting her own a commemorative stamp.“I’m the first female Inuk captain at Air Inuit,” said Haney. Raised in the community of … Continue reading

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What is Aerophilately?

Aerophilately is the branch of philately   that specializes in the study of airmail.Philatelists have observed the development of  mail transport by air from its beginning, and all aspects of airmail service have been extensively studied and documented by specialists. The scope … Continue reading

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First flight Cover

First flight cover, also known by the acronym FFC, is mail that has been carried on an inaugural flight   of an airline, route, or aircraft, normally postmarked with the date of the flight often of the arrival destination proving it was … Continue reading

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New Spanish Stamps

Humanitarian Aviation For 50 years, the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) provides emergency food assistance and works to improve nutrition in those areas that need it the most.It serves about 80 million people in more than 80 countries, through … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Romania

Aviation Anniversaries Romfilatelia dedicates a new postage stamp issue to the anniversaries of this year, suggestively entitled Aviation, Anniversaries; From Coanda to F-16.  Romanian army was among the first in the world to own aircrafts. Thus, between 1910 and 1911, aviation was … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Austria

Air Police  Austria’s Air Police is celebrating its 60th anniversary. After the signing of the Austrian State Treaty in 1955, the ban on ying was lifted and it was possible to establish the Air Police Department in the Federal Ministry for … Continue reading

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