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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(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

Future CAS Meetings

ORAPEX, Ottawa - May 3rd - 4th 2014

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 The CAS Annual General Meeting will be held at ORAPEX on Sunday afternoon.

AEROPHILATELY 2014 - Bellefonte, Pennsylvania - September 12th to 14th 2014

The American Air Mail Society is organizing this all air mail show as a sequel to the very highly regarded AEROPHILATELY 2007, which featured 200 frames of aerophilatelic exhibits, plus talks, plus dealers. It will be held at the American Philatelic Center - headquarters and fabulous library of the American Philatelic Society.

More details will be published as available at

Canadian Aerophilatelic Society

Price List of Available Aerophilatelic Material

Online Reference Material

Click the picture for the desired link.

*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.

Click Here

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.

CAS Member Advertisments

For CAS members:

    1) 2 free ads which will remain on the site for a year unless the ad is cancelled.

    2) Any ads above 2 for the same person, we charge $5.00 per ad per year. Payment must be received before the ad is posted on the site.

    3) Payment can be sent to the Webmaster and made payable to the CAS. Please contact the webmaster if you have any questions.

Items for Sale


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.

For current membership costs, please contact our secretary




Steve Johnson


Vice President:

Vacant. (please contact the President for more information)


Brian Wolfenden


Western Chapter Representative:

Dave Brown

Email: dgbrown_id@shaw .ca

Members at Large:

David Crotty email:
Walter Herdzik email:
Neil Hunter email:
Gord Mallett email:
David Whiteley email:

Past Presidents:

Chris Hargreaves


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

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


CAS Webmaster:

Steve Johnson


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

For all CAS Members

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

Below, we offer Murray's Memoirs.