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 August, 2016)

Website maintained by Steve Johnson

Our 100th Anniversary Issue

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Chris Hargreaves Article on the St. Lawrence Air Mail Service

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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

Back Issue #99

June 1, 2014. Volume #99 Download PDF

Future CAS Meetings

BNAPEX 2016 - Fredericton, New Brunswick, September 30 - October 1, 2016

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

TORONTO DAY OF AEROPHILATELY - Sunday November 6th 2016. Displays, trading, and lots of excellent conversation. Held at the Vincent Greene Foundation, 10 Summerhill Avenue, Toronto. For more information contact Dick McIntosh -

Canadian Aerophilatelic Society

Price List of Available Aerophilatelic Material

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.

To date: Back Issues #1-86 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

Update on the D.w. covers

Gord Mallett

Early 20th Century Aviators & Air Mail

Air Traffic over a 24 hour period from Denny May.

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Exhibition Awards

CAS Member Advertisments

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    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


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

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Steve Johnson


Vice President:

Tony Hine



Brian Wolfenden


Western Chapter Representative:

Dave Brown

Email: dgbrown_id@shaw .ca

Members at Large:

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

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.