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1983 200th Anniversary of Manned Flight FDC

1983 200th Anniversary of Manned Flight

Commemorating the anniversary of the Montgolfiers 1783-1983 Date: 13th October 1983 Stamps: 12c First Flight over Bermuda – Curtis Jenny 1919, 30c First completed flight between U.S. & Bermuda – Stinson ‘Pilot Radio’ 1930, 40c First Scheduled Passenger Flight ‘Cavalier’ Short Empire Flying Boat 1937 featuring Bermuda Airport Imperial Airways and $1 ‘USS Los Angeles’ […]

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1937 Cavalier Bermuda to New York 3d stamps First Flight

1937 Bermuda to New York Air Service RMA Cavalier First Flight

Commemorating the first flight between Bermuda and New York Cavalier was a Short Empire flying boat with the registration G-ADUU that had been launched on 21 November 1936 and delivered to Imperial Airways. In 1937, Imperial Airways and Pan American World Airways opened up a New York-Bermuda-London flying-boat passenger service. Imperial Airways used Cavalier on […]

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