The Canadian Aerophilatelic Society
The CAS provides a forum for the exchange of information among Canadians who
are interested in any aspect of world-wide aerophilately, and for collectors from
around the world who are interested in Canadian aerophilately. This is mainly
achieved through our newsletter, The Canadian Aerophilatelist, which is published
quarterly. If you would like a sample copy of the newsletter, please click here.
Si vous désirez de l'information en français sur la société, cliquez ici.
A SHORT GUIDE TO
Produced by THE CANADIAN AEROPHILATELIC SOCIETY
(Last revised July, 2014)
Back Issues updated- New and improved!
D.W. article updated!
Website maintained by Steve Johnson
Canadian First Flight Covers
A Brief History of Canadian Air Mail Flights
Newfoundland Air Mails
Routes and Rates
Modern Day Covers
Future CAS Meetings
Caltapex 2014, Calgary, October 17-19.
Annual show of the Calgary Philatelic Society. The Western Chapter CAS will hold a lunchtime meeting during the show. For more information contact
Walter Herdzik.Website www.calgaryphilatelicsociety.com
Toronto Day of Aerophilatey. Sunday November 2, 2014
This annual event will be held from 11:15am to 4:00pm at the Vincent Greene Foundation, 10 Summerhill Avenue, near Summerhill subway station
in Downtown Toronto. The day features displays, questions and answers, slaes, trading, lunch and lots of excellent conversation. For more information contact Dick McIntosh
Edmonton Spring National Show, March 29-30, 2015
The Western Chapter CAS will hold a lunchtime meeting during the show.
ORAPEX, Ottawa - May 2-3, 2015
This national level show is held annually at the RA Centre, 2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa. It features over 40 dealers, and 150 frames of exhibits.
Information will be posted at www.orapex.ca
The CAS Annual General Meeting will be held at ORAPEX on Sunday afternoon.
Royal 2015 Royale, London, Ontario, May 22-24, 2015
Annual exhibition and convention of the Royal Philatelic Society of Canada.
Canadian Aerophilatelic Society
Price List of Available Aerophilatelic Material
Online Reference Material
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*Updated July, 2014
Index to THE CANADIAN AEROPHILATELIST and back issues
All back issues up to December 2014 have been added to the index.
A PDF File with many Back Issues can be downloaded for easy viewing.
To date: Back Issues #1-68 can be downloaded for viewing.
An excellent resource that will be continually updated.
The "Boxed" Air Mail
Hand Stamp Revisited.
The St. Lawrence Seaway Air Mail Service: 1927 to 1939 (part one)
Murray HeifetzThe 1928 Postal Airplane Cachet
Chris Hargreaves*Updated July, 2014
Update on the D.W. covers
Gord Mallett‘No Englishmen Need Apply’
Air Traffic over a 24 hour period from Denny May.
*Updated January, 2010.
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The society also provides a number of other services, including:
a question-and-answer service for mystery air mail stamps and covers;
a small library that can be searched for information on particular topics;
a "sales department", with a variety of covers for sale;
discount prices on many CAS and AAMS publications;
representation of Canadian aerophilatelists at national and international levels.
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or 14 GB pounds or 18 Euros, anywhere in the world.
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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE CANADIAN AEROPHILATELIC SOCIETY
Western Chapter Representative:
Email: dgbrown_id@shaw .ca
Members at Large:
Paul Balcaen email:email@example.com
David Crotty email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Walter Herdzik email: email@example.com
Neil Hunter email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gord Mallett email: email@example.com
David Whiteley email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Major (Ret) R. K. "Dick" Malott MSc , BA (Hon Hist), CD, FRPSC, FRPSL, AHF
Editor- The Air Mails of Canada and NewFoundland
Editor- The Canadian Aerophilatelist
Index to the Canadian Aerophilatelist
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