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Monday, March 28, 2016

Isle of Man 2016
Royal Aeronautical Society 150th Anniversary





COUNTRY: ISLE OF MAN
ISSUE DATE: 12 January 2016
STAMP THEME: Royal Aeronautical Society 
150th Anniversary
STAMP SIZE: 36 x 36 mm
 STAMP DESIGN: EJC Design





The Royal Aeronautical Society is the world's only professional body dedicated to the entire aerospace community. Established in 1866 to further the art, science and engineering of aeronautics, the Society has been at the forefront of developments in aerospace ever since.



The National Aerospace Library holds over 100,000 aviation images in its collection. Containing photographs, glass lantern slides, 35mm slides, posters and lithographs, the collection captures images from the early days of ballooning through to current aircraft including: flying boats, seaplanes, amphibians, pilots, aircraft engines, airports, aerial views, space, rocketry and missiles, portraits of aviation personalities.






Stamp images and description thanks to Isle of Man Post Office


Isle of Man Stamps