Thursday, July 30, 2015

A set of 4 stamps showing mail carrying aircraft was issued on 15th November, 1979 to publicise India 80 International Stamp Exhibition.  

30p :  de Havilland DH.80A Puss Moth.
50p :  Indian Air Force Chetak Helicopter delivering mail to forces in mountain area.
Re.1: Mail being loaded on an Indian Airlines Boeing 737 airliner.
Rs.2: Air India 747 airliner.

The stamps were valid for normal postage though marked "AIR MAIL'' .

Golden Jubilee of the Indian Air Force was commemorated with a Rs.1 stamp on 8th October, 1982:

 Stamp shows a Westland Wapiti Biplane used by the Air Force in 1932 & a Mikoyan Gurevich MIG-25 of 1982.

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