American Air Mail Society

The American Air Mail Society publishes a monthly magazine, the Airpost Journal.
  • Presentation

    Dedicated to the documentation, preservation, advancement and promotion of aerophilately worldwide through education, study, research and services.

    The American Air Mail Society (AAMS) is the second oldest aerophilatelic society in the world., presently with more than 900 members world-wide. It is a non-profit organization.

    Membership includes a subscription to the Airpost Journal. The AAMS has one convention per year plus a table and a general meeting at the summer APS StampShow each year.

    Associated societies are the Metropolitan Air Post Society MAPS (www.metroairpost.com) and the Canadian Aerophilatelic Society (www.aerophilately.ca).

  • Board
    Board of A.A.M.S.
    President David S. Ball
    Vice-President Dan Gribbin
    Secretary William C. Fort III
    Treasurer Stephen Reinhard
    FISA-Delegate Patrick Walters
    Contact David Ball
    Website AAMS
    Official Publication

    Airpost Journal

  • 2022 / Volume 93

    Airpost Journal # 1099

    • An Unusual 1936 Graf Zeppelin Bordpost Card / Jim Graue
    • Mystery Medal / Don Lussky
    • Unusual Air France Airmail Dispatch from Poland / Jerzy W. Kupiec-Weglinski
    • Indian Airmail Stamps - 1929 (Part 1 of 3) / Pradip Jain
    • More on RAC 10 / Jim Hester
    • South Africa to East Prussia in 1933 / Tom Reyman.
    January 2022 # 1099

    Airpost Journal # 1100

    • Indian Airmail Stamps - 1929 (part 2 of 3) / Pradip Jain
    • Who's Your Daddy ? / Stevee Swain
    • Another Autopgraphed Air Race Cover
    • Army Air Maneuvers - May 1931 / John Bower
    • Love Letter Survives Assassination Atteempt
    • Wherever Your Travels Take You / David S. Ball
    • Air Band / Steven J. Turechek
    February 2022 # 1100

    Airpost Journal # 1101

    • Roessler and R 100 Airship Mail / Cheryl R.Ganz
    • Double Atlantic by Special Mission / John Wilson
    • Indian Airmail Stamps - 1929 (part 3 of 3) / Pradip Jain
    March 2022 # 1101

    Airpost Journal # 1102

    • What was Special About Special Mission 10 ? / John Wilson
    • Buy it in the AAMS Auction / Don Lussky
    • Celebrating the Jupiter in Layfayette, Indiana, Part 1 of 2 / John Bower
    • St. Simons Island, Georgia, World War II Postal History / Steve Swain
    • "AIR MAIL SAVES TIME" ... When you Usee It / david M. Frye
    April 2022 # 1102

    Airpost Journal # 1103

    • Wartime Airmail Carriage by BOAC Boeing Flying Boats, Part 1 / John Wilson
    • Celebrating the Jupiter in Layfayette, Indiana, Part 2 of 2 / John Bower
    • 1929 Autographs Provide New Information / Jim Hester
    • Beat Inflation ! / Don Lussky
    • A Tale of Three Airmail Covers from Poland to North America in 1933 / Jerzy W. Kupiec-Weglinski
    • Yet Another Autographed Air Race Cover / Colin Talcroft
    May 2022 # 1103

    Airpost Journal # 1104

    • 1942 Liberian Cover Sent to the White House / Paul M. Holland
    • Roessler and R 100 Airship Mail : Part 2, the British Side of the Story / Cheryl Ganz
    • Paul Codos and the 1933 Flight Distance Record / Dan Gribbin
    • Making the Connection - Miami and The Bahamas / Tom Reyman
    June 2022 # 1104

    Airpost Journal # 1105

    • DELAG - The World's First Commercial Airline (Part 1 of 2) / Seymon Melamed
    • Wartime Airmail Carriage by BOAC Boeing Flying Boats / John Wislon
    • A Momentous Weekend / John Bower
    July 2022 # 1105

    Airpost Journal # 1106

    • 1929 First National Air Mail Week ? / Steve Swain
    • DELAG - The World's First Commercial Airline (part 2 of 2) / Semyon Melamed
    • FAM-22 ... Final Brick in the Wall / John Wilson
    • 1931 Airmaoil from Persia to Great Britain / Tom Reyman
    • A Well-Traveled Word War II Airmail Cover / Larry Nelson
    • A Guadeloupe FAM-6 First Flight Cover / Richard Saundry
    • First Flight Spokane via Pasco / Ronald Cone
    August 2022 # 1106

    Airpost Journal # 1107

    • The F.A.M. 19 Canton Island Postmaster's Mystery Cover / Larry Weirather
    • Unraveli,g Brzil's Airmail Rates / John Wilson
    • Bodfish, California, NAMW Cover / Ken Pearson
    • Harken Project / Steve Turecheck
    September 2022 # 1107

    Airpost Journal # 1108

    October 2022 # 1108

    Airpost Journal # 1109

    November 2022 # 1109

    Airpost Journal # 1110

    • The 1918 U.S. Airmail Rates / Joe Kirker
    • Sudan to Crete in 1931 / Tom Reyman
    • Ruth Elder / Pioneer Aviatrix / Carrolyn Green
    • Premium Sand Dunes Stamps ? / Jon P. Schrag
    December 2022 # 1110
  • 2021 / Volume 92

    Airpost Journal # 1087

    • No Ticket to Ride / Mark Isaacs
    • New Insights into Paper Balloon Mail from Besieged Przemysl / Jerzy W. Kupiec-Weglinski
    • Update on 1935 Midway Island Survey Flight Covers / Larry Weirather
    • Angola and Sudan : Civil War-Related Airmail Covers / Larry Nelson
    • Saving the Contract / Robert W. Spencer, Esq.
    • Burma to India, 1941 / Tom Reyman
    January 2021 # 1087

    Airpost Journal # 1088

    • The Thrill of a New Collecting Adventure / G.J. Michels Jr.
    • There's More to the Story / John Mudroch
    • First Flight London to Cape Town / Tom Reyman
    • Thrice-Flown Cover from Cuba to Haiti / Mark Tyx
    • Test Flight Breaks Distance Record / Robert W. Spencer, Esq.
    • The China Clipper / Juan L. Riera
    • Deutsche Dienstpost Ostland Airmail Covers / Larry Nelson
    • Broncho Charlie Rides Again / Steve Swain
    February 2021 # 1088

    Airpost Journal # 1089

    • An Overview of Aeromarine West Indies Airways First Flight Covers / Mark Tyx
    • Riga to Lucerne in 1928 / Tom Reyman
    • An Early Air Meet Card / Gary Hendren
    March 2021 # 1089

    Airpost Journal # 1090

    • Boeing's Model S-307 'Stratoliner' / Steve Turecheck
    • A Civilian Exchange Cover / Geoffrey Brewster
    • A 'Listable' British Guiana First Flight Cover ? / Richard Saundry
    • A Pair of Interesting Aerograms / Juan Riera
    • Another Midway Island Survey Flight Cover Repotrted / John Horvath
    • Picture Postcards Document First Flight / Barry Hepsley
    April 2021 # 1090

    Airpost Journal # 1091

    • 1933 Registered Airmail Cover Sent to FDR from Bombay, India / Paul M. Holland
    • Unlisted FAM 22 Pan-Am-Africa/Air Transport Command Cover / Jim Hester
    • Tamiami Airport Dedication Cover / Juan Riera
    • World War II Australian Internee Mail / Larry Nelson
    • U.S. Army Carries the Mail / Tom /Reyman
    May 2021 # 1091

    Airpost Journal # 1092

    • Pan American Airways Special Mission Mail / John Wilson
    • CAM 25 Extension to Daytona Beach / Juan L. Riera
    • Unlisted Transoceanic AEA Survey Flight / Jim Hester
    • Unusual Official Mail from the World's First Regular International Airmail Service / Jerzy W. Kupiex-Weglinski
    June 2021 # 1092

    Airpost Journal # 1093

    • Eddie Rickenbackezer Autographed Airmail Covers / Steve Swain & Juan L. Riera
    • Flight 8012 from Bathurst / John Wilson
    • 1930 Brazilian Airmail to Bolivia / Tom Reyman
    • Mother is Dead / Larry Nelson
    • Helicopter-Flown Cover from the Canadian High Arctic / Yves icardo
    July 2021 # 1093

    Airpost Journal # 1094

    • FAM-22 and FAM-18 First Flight Covers / John Wilson
    • AAMS Zoom Auction Yields a Prize / John Murdoch
    • 1935 Midway Island Survey Flight Covers Revised / Larry Weirather
    • Trans-Atlantic Airmail from French Internment Camps / Larry Nelson
    • Deruluft Souvenir Postcard / Barry Hepsley
    • FAM-17 Covers of Interest / Dan Gribbin
    August 2021 # 1094

    Airpost Journal # 1095

    • Revelations & Revised Count : 1935 Midway Island Survey Flight Covers / Larry Weirather
    • Peru to Nova Scotia in 1948 / Tom Reyman
    • National Air Mail Week 1938 : A Hometown Celebration / John Bower
    September 2021 # 1095

    Airpost Journal # 1096

    • RAC #10 Inaugural, Mexico city - Havana, Cuba / Stephen Reinhard
    • Cover gfrom an Inaugural CFRNA Flight: A Centennial Discovery / dr. Jerzy W. Kupiec-Wegminski
    • More Trans-Atlantic Airmail from French Internment Camps / Larry Nelson
    • Graf Zeppelin switzerland to canada in 1929 / Tom Reyman and Bill Woystowich
    • Wiley Post Pays Unintentional Visit to Lafayette, Indiana / John Bower
    October 2021 # 1096

    Airpost Journal # 1097

    • Free Air / Steve Turechek
    • The first Man to Carry Mail in an Airplane / Vincent Centoze
    • Souvenir Sheet Maunches Stratospeheric Flight Attempt / Tom Reyman
    • If You Missed the Clipper / Jogn Wilson
      What's with the "Postage Due" ? / Alan Warren
    November 2021 # 1097

    Airpost Journal # 1098

    • AAMS Promotes 1938 Nationa Air Mail Week / Steve Swain
    • 1973 Poland Exposition and Balloon Race / Tom Reyman
    • First Airmail to Jamaica / Schalk de Klerk
    December 2021 # 1098