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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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IOM will Issue Stamp on 40th Anniversary of First Commercial Concorde Flight

Isle of Man will release a limited edition stamp with cover to mark the 40th anniversary of the first ever commercial Concorde flight.This special cover, which is limited to 500 copies, features high definition images of Concorde’s first commercial flight … Continue reading

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Zeppelin Mail : Unique Theme in Stamp Collection

Zeppelin mail was  mail carried on zeppelins  , the German Airships   that saw civilian use from 1908 to 1939. Almost every zeppelin flight carried mail, sometimes in large quantities; the covers  usually received special postmarks  , and a number of nations issued  postage … Continue reading

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The Birth Anniversary of Civil Aviation in India

Special Story by P. Soundararajan  Tata Sons Ltd. Flew from Karachi to Madras 1932(The beginning of Indian Civil Aviation) October 15th is considered to be the birthday of Civil Aviation Movement in India for on the same historic day the year 1932 JRD … Continue reading

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Monaco Issued Stamp on Centenary of the First Flight across the Mediterranean by Roland Garros

Monaco Post issued a stamp to commemorate the centenary of the first flight across the Mediterranean by Roland Garros. On 23rd September 1913, the French aviator Roland Garros successfully made the first non-stop flight across the Mediterranean. Aboard a 60 horse … Continue reading

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First Flight Cover:Mumbai-Tehran

By Datta Dharmadhikari These are first flight covers of Sabena Belgian Airlines dated 2-11-1967  from Mumbai to Tehran ( Iran) and Mumbai to Athense (Greece) .  The Belgian Airlines is not   in existence now.

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Very Old First Flight Cover\’s

By Datta Dharmadhikari first flight covers of Sabena Belgian Airlines dated 2-11-1967  from Mumbai to Tehran ( Iran) and Mumbai to Athense (Greece).The Belgian Airlines is not   in existence now.

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