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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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France commemorates Centenary of First Airmail

French Post released a stamp on 19th Feb.2011 in honor of Henri Pequet, who transported 100 years ago the first airmail. Henri Pequet, then aged 23, transported by air a mail to India. On February 18, 1911 the first flight carrying … Continue reading

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