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.

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A SHORT GUIDE TO

CANADIAN AEROPHILATELY

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

CAS Library


Back Issue #99

June 1, 2014. Volume #99 Download PDF

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 email: mcintosh47@sympatico.ca

Edmonton Spring National Show, March 29-30, 2015

The Western Chapter CAS will hold a lunchtime meeting during the show. Website: www.edmontonstampclub.com

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 service.

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.

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Member Exhibits

Murray Heifetz

The "Boxed" Air Mail Hand Stamp Revisited.

Richard Beith

The St. Lawrence Seaway Air Mail Service: 1927 to 1939 (part one)

Murray Heifetz

The 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.

Click the image for a very interesting movie!

Exhibition Awards


*Updated January, 2010.



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Items for Sale

Wanted

Updated August, 2008.

Aerophilatelic Links


Sources For More information

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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.

Membership Costs

Email Memberships:
1 year- $15.00 Canadian or US $14.00 or 9GB pounds or 11 Euros- anywhere in the world
2 years- $25.00 Canadian or US $23.00 or 14 GB pounds or 18 Euros, anywhere in the world.

Paper copy via letterpost:
1 year- $25.00 CDN in Canada, $30.00 CDN in USA (or $28.00 US), $35.00 CDN for members Overseas (or $33.00 US, or $25.00 Euros or $20 Pounds Sterling)
2 year- $45.00 CDN in Canada, $55.00 CDN in USA (or $52.00 US), $65.00 CDN for members Overseas (or $62.00 US, or $47.00 Euros or $37 Pounds Sterling)

Payable to: The Canadian Aerophilatelic Society- Dues can be paid by cheque in Canadian, US, Euros, or Sterling, or by PAYPAL in Canadain funds to bjnepean@trytel.com

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE CANADIAN AEROPHILATELIC SOCIETY

President:

Steve Johnson

Email: steverman@rogers.com

Vice President:

Tony Hine>

Email: tonyhn6@gmail.com

Secretary-Treasurer:

Brian Wolfenden

Email: bjnepean@trytel.com

Western Chapter Representative:

Dave Brown

Email: dgbrown_id@shaw .ca

Members at Large:

Paul Balcaen email:paulbalcaen@gmail.com
David Crotty email: decrotty@yahoo.com
Walter Herdzik email: herdzikw@telus.net
Neil Hunter email: n.h.hunter@symatico.ca
Gord Mallett email: gdmall@telus.net
David Whiteley email: davidwhiteley531@hotmail.com

Past Presidents:

Chris Hargreaves

email: hargreavescp@sympatico.ca

Major (Ret) R. K. "Dick" Malott

MSc , BA (Hon Hist), CD, FRPSC, FRPSL, AHF

Email: toysoldier@sympatico.ca

CAS Webmaster:

Steve Johnson

Email: steverman@rogers.com

Editor- The Air Mails of Canada and NewFoundland

Neil Hunter

Editor- The Canadian Aerophilatelist

Chris Hargreaves

Index to the Canadian Aerophilatelist

Gord Mallett

Snowbird Covers

Dick Malott



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It is with extreme sadness that we announce the passing of Murray Heifetz.

Below, we offer Murray's Memoirs.