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USPS:New Forever Stamp on Father Of Black Aviation

He\’s known as the Father of Black Aviation, Charles Alfred \”Chief\” Anderson who was a Tuskegee airmen. On Friday, the International Civil Rights Center and Museum held a special ceremony to honor the prestigious flight instructor of World War II. … Continue reading

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Serbia Issued Stamps on Military Air Force

Serbia issued a set of stamps to celebrate the 100 years of creation and development of the Serbian Military Air Force, the century of the heroic life of the airmen in the fight for freedom of the people and the … Continue reading

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Ascension Island : New Stamps on 70th Anniversary of Wideawake Airfield

To commemorate the 70th Anniversary of Wideawake Airfield the Ascension Island Post Office is releasing a souvenir sheet on 5th Dec 2012  featuring two classic aircraft, one from the 1940\’s and one from the new millennium. Before work started on the airfield … Continue reading

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Isle of Man Issued Stamps on Centenary of the Royal Flying Corps

IOM has issued a set of six stamps on 20th Sep 2012 featuring the wonderfully-detailed illustrations of aeronautic artist Arvo Vercamer.The Corps was formed by a Royal Warrant in April 1912 and began as a collection of disparate groups until … Continue reading

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Norway:Stamps Released on Aviation Centenary

Norway Post has released a stamp on Norwegian Aviation Centenary.Baron Carl Cederstrom, who was the first to fly in Norway. After several unsuccessful Norwegian attempts, he made the first exhibition flight in 1910, over Etterstadsletta in Kristiania. However, it was … Continue reading

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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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Russia Released Stamp on Legendary Military Pilot P.N. Nesterov

Russian Post has issued a stamp on P.N. Nesterov, legendary Russian military pilot, hero of World War I and founder of aerobatics. The stamp features a portrait of Nesterov and an airplane \”Moran-K\”.

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Hongkong:Special stamp issue \”Centenary of Powered Flight in Hong Kong\”

Hongkong Post has announced that a stamp sheetlet commemorating the centenary of powered flight in Hong Kong will be released together with associated philatelic products on 18th March 2011. The aviation industry is one of the key drivers underpinning the … Continue reading

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