The first scheduled airmail service was launched in 1911. Our collection reflects the history and development of this service.
POST 13 covers the inland airmail service. It includes details of the experimental helicopter service. POST 50 deals with the overseas airmail service. This includes the inauguration of the Empire Air Mail service in 1938.
Examples from our Collection
Here are some examples of records relating to airmail in our collection:
The preliminary proposals for setting up an aeroplane postal service.
Marking the inauguration of the Empire Air Mail Programme on 28 July 1938.