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Australia Centenary of Air Mail Stamp Issue

Issue date: 1 July 2014 An Australian postage milestone was made in July 1914. French aviator Maurice Guillaux took off from Melbourne Agricultural Grounds on 16 July bound for Sydney, with a cargo of souvenir postcards, official letters and a small … Continue reading

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World’s First Air Letter

By P Soundararajan President Trichy Philatelists’ Association It was the British who conceived the postal service first in the world by coming out with the first stamp on May 06, 1840. And it was the Americans who flew in the air for … Continue reading

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India:Air Mail Postcard\’s

By R.K.Mishra

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Canadian Rocketmail: Gerhard Zucker Stamps will Continue into 2012

Following the success of last October\’s rocket flight over eastern Ontario carrying mail with seventy-five year old \’First Canadian Rocket-Flight\’ postage on-board a four foot high-powered rocket; launch organizer Wilfred Ashley McIsaac is preparing a second series of mail covers … Continue reading

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Stamp Released on 100th Anniversary of the First South African Airmail Flight

South Africa  has released a miniature sheet to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first South African airmail flight as part of World Post month.The sheet depicts the monoplane in flight when, in 1911, the South African Minister of Posts … Continue reading

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Commemorative Flight on 100 years of Airmail

INDIPEX 2011 will largely focus on Aerophilately as India Post celebrates the Centenary of the forst official Airmail Flight that took place in India on 18th February 1911.A ceremonial flight would take place on 12th Feb.2011 from Allahabad to Naini commemorating the 100 years … Continue reading

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Story of First Official Airmail

By-Virendra Dhundhara It was a fine morning at Allahabad on the 18th of February, 1911. Henri Pequet took off with a wrist watch on his right hand and an altimeter fixed to his left knee. The biplane flew to Naini … Continue reading

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India Post Freighter

India PostBy Raman Kumar Mandal India Post launched its first aircraft on Aug 29 2007, with the service dedicated to the seven northeast states, and Guwahati as the centre. The aircraft, with a 15-tonne load capacity, carries Speed Post, mail … Continue reading

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