Tag Archives: Aerophilately

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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Isle of Man Issued Stamps on Solar Impulse

Isle of Man has issued this stamp     sheet to commemorate ground-breaking mission to test to the limit clean technologies and the power of renewable energy.On 9th March 2015, after a dozen years of intense research and development, an aircraft took … Continue reading

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New French Stamps

Council of Europe Service Stamp Council of Europe Issue Date: 17.10.2016 Designer: © Conseil de l’Europe Process: Héliogravure Size: 26 x 40 mm Values: €1 Light Propeller 1916 – 2016 The stamp commemorates the 100 years of the propeller Marcel Dassault created in 1916 contributing … Continue reading

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Philippines Issued Stamp on 75th Anniversary of Philippine Airlines

A commemorative postage stamp marking Philippine Airlines’ (PAL) 75th anniversary was presented by the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost)to PAL Chairman Dr. Lucio C. Tan and PAL President Jaime J. Bautista in a ceremony last November 8 at the Villamor Airbase … Continue reading

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Chinese Postage Stamps Honor Shenzhou 11 Taikonauts Now on Space Lab

China’s latest astronauts to launch into space have landed on a series of stamps and related postal souvenirs celebrating their ongoing mission. The stamps feature the portraits of Jing and Chen. A third issue depicts the crew’s   Shenzhou 11-Tiangong 2 … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Netherlands

Apple and Pear The ten stamps with the denomination Netherlands 1 portray apple and pear varieties, that are grown in our country, often on a small scale. The images are from the Netherlands Orchard, a nineteenth-century standard with illustrations of … Continue reading

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