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Fédération Internationale des Sociétés Aerophilatéliques

The F.I.S.A. News

The F.I.S.A. News brings to you interesting articles, reviews of books, announcements and results of aero- and astrophilatelic exhibitions, anything you want to share with other Member Societies of F.I.S.A. The Board decided to have all News presented on the F.I.S.A. website in a .pdf file, so each club can print the article if wanted.

Honorary President of F.I.S.A. died at the age of 95

Posted 2016-12-30 21:33:05

Honorary President Roland F. Kohl died in Delaware, USA on July 11th 2016 at the age of 95 years. Roland served as President of the International Federation of Aerophilatelic Societies F.I.S.A. from 1977 until 1998. For many years, he was also President of the Swiss Airmail Society. Roland also organized a number of aerophilatelic exhibitions in Switzerland, most of which were held in the Swiss transport Museum in Lucerne. One of his main specialities was Austrian Airmails, and in 1998 he published a Handbook & Catalogue of the Airmails and First Flights of Austria, includes SCADTA and Zeppelin flights, special cancellations etc. .

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Missing ! Astrophilatelic covers !

Posted 2016-12-30 21:32:45

After the New York 2016 Exhibition, a page of covers is missing ! They belong to Walter Hopferwieser (Austria) and were part of his exhibit. They went missing somewhere between New York and Vienna. Hope you might be able to help or at least keep your eye out for the items. See the missing page here. Any information on this page or these covers can be mentioned to Walter M. Hopferwieser: Untere Hauptstraße 31, 7501 Oberdorf im Burgenland, Tel. +43 664 5022998. e-mail: walter@hopferwieser.net.

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New F.I.P. delegates in Aero- and Astro-Commission of F.I.P.

Posted 2016-12-21 21:43:09

During the F.I.P. Congress in Taipei on October 24th 2016, new members in the Aero- and Astro-Commision were elected..

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Obituary of Avedis Kechian

Posted 2017-03-29 19:34:07

The Aerophilatelic Society of Argentina reports that on Thursday, April 28 passed away our former vice president, Avedis Ketchian as a result of an accident on the street. bbbb


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The C.A.F. informs about new publications on Aerophilatelic events

Posted 2017-12-04 16:09:44

The Cercle Aérophilatélique Français, CAF, informs about the publication of new books, published by one of its members or in the interest of all aerophilatelists :

August 2017 :

- Jean-Pierre Dupont : First Airmail USA-France 1927

- Jean-Daniel Ayache : Victor Roffey et les premiers vols posteauw en Nouvelle-Calédonie

May 2017

- Jean-François Labrousse : L’aviation commerciale à l’Aéroport de Bordeaux-Mérignac de l’origine à nos jours

February 2017

- Jean-François Labrousse : Caravelle S.E. 210


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