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.




(Last revised May, 2018)

Website maintained by Steve Johnson

Our 100th Anniversary Issue

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New Article

Chris Hargreaves Article on the 5 cent, 1928 Airmail Rate

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New Article

Katherine 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

CAS Library

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

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 -

Edmonton Spring National Show 2018- Edmonton, Alberta, Last weekend of March, 2018

National level exhibition with more information soon. Please see

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

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

BNAPEX 2018. Quebec City, Quebec, September 21 - 23, 2018

Annual exhibition and convention of the British North American Philatelic Society. For further information see

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

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Member Exhibits

Murray Heifetz

The "Boxed" Air Mail Hand Stamp Revisited.

Chris Hargreaves Article on the St. Lawrence Air Mail Service

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Murray Heifetz

The 1928 Postal Airplane Cachet

Chris Hargreaves

October 2017 update

Update on the D.w. covers

Gord Mallett

Updated May, 2018

Early 20th Century Aviators & Air Mail

Air Traffic over a 24 hour period from Denny May.

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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 $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

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Steve Johnson


Vice President:

Tony Hine



Brian Wolfenden


Western Chapter Representative:

Denny May


Members at Large:

David Crotty
Sandra Freeman email:
Walter Herdzik email:
Neil Hunter email:
Gord Mallett 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

Chris Hargreaves

The Canadian Aerophilatelist

Editor: Chris Hargreaves
Layout Editor: Paul Balcaen


Index to the Canadian Aerophilatelist

Gord Mallett

For all CAS Members

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