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.
A SHORT GUIDE TO
Produced by THE CANADIAN AEROPHILATELIC SOCIETY
(Last revised May, 2018)
Website maintained by Steve Johnson
Our 100th Anniversary Issue
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New ArticleChris Hargreaves Article on the 5 cent, 1928 Airmail Rate
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New ArticleKatherine Stinson's Flights in Canada
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Canadian First Flight Covers
A Brief History of Canadian Air Mail Flights
Newfoundland Air Mails
Routes and Rates
Modern Day Covers
Future CAS Meetings
CANPEX 2017 - London, Ontario, October 14 - 15, 2017
National level show sanctioned by the RPSC, part of the APS "World Series of Philately".
For more information please see www.canpex.ca
TORONTO DAY OF AEROPHILATELY - Sunday November 5th 2017. Displays, trading, and lots of excellent conversation. Held at the Vincent Greene Foundation, 10 Summerhill Avenue, Toronto. For more information contact Dick McIntosh - firstname.lastname@example.org
Edmonton Spring National Show 2018- Edmonton, Alberta, Last weekend of March, 2018
National level exhibition with more information soon. Please see www.edmontonstampclub.com
ORAPEX 2018. Ottawa, Ontario, May 5 - 6, 2018.
National level exhibition featuring 40 dealers and 150 frames of exhibits. The theme for 2018 is "The Military". For further information see www.orapex.ca
ROYAL 2018 Royale. St. Catharines, Ontario. June 22 - 24, 2018.
Annual exhibition and convention of the Royal Philatelic Society of Canada. For further information see www.rpsc.org
BNAPEX 2018. Quebec City, Quebec, September 21 - 23, 2018
Annual exhibition and convention of the British North American Philatelic Society. For further information see www.bnaps.org
CALTAPEX 2018. Calgary, Alberta.
The annual show of the Calgary Philatelic Society is normally held in October. For further information see
Online Reference Material
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Index to THE CANADIAN AEROPHILATELIST and Back Issue service.
PDF files of many of the Back Issues can be downloaded for easy viewing.
*updated May 2018
To date: Back Issues #1-114 can be downloaded for viewing.
An excellent resource that will be continually updated
The "Boxed" Air Mail
Hand Stamp Revisited.
Chris Hargreaves Article on the St. Lawrence Air Mail Service
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Murray HeifetzThe 1928 Postal Airplane Cachet
Chris HargreavesOctober 2017 update
Update on the D.w. covers
Updated May, 2018
Early 20th Century Aviators & Air Mail
Air Traffic over a 24 hour period from Denny May.
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.
1 year- $15.00 Canadian or US $12.00 or 10 GB pounds or 11 Euros- anywhere in the world
2 years- $25.00 Canadian or US $20.00
or 16 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 $23.00 US), $35.00 CDN for members Overseas (or $37.00 US, or $25.00 Euros or $22 Pounds Sterling)
2 year- $45.00 CDN in Canada, $55.00 CDN in USA (or $43.00 US), $65.00 CDN for members Overseas (or $62.00 US, or $47.00 Euros or $40 Pounds Sterling)
Payable to: The Canadian Aerophilatelic Society- Dues can be paid by cheque in Canadian, US, Euros, or Sterling, or by PAYPAL in Canadian funds to email@example.com
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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE CANADIAN AEROPHILATELIC SOCIETY
Western Chapter Representative:
Denny May email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Members at Large:
David Crotty email: email@example.com
Sandra Freeman email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Walter Herdzik email: email@example.com
Neil Hunter email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gord Mallett email: email@example.com
Major (Ret) R. K. "Dick" Malott MSc , BA (Hon Hist), CD, FRPSC, FRPSL, AHF
Editor- The Air Mails of Canada and NewFoundland
The Canadian Aerophilatelist
Editor: Chris Hargreaves
Layout Editor: Paul Balcaen
Index to the Canadian Aerophilatelist
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