Italian Association
of Aerophilately

Aerophily and Aeropostal History
Italian Association
of Aerophilately

Aerophily and Aeropostal History

AIDA, “Italian Association of Aerophilately”, was founded in 1958 by a group of airmail collectors with the aim of increasing and promoting air mail study in all its forms, sectors or specialization. By following in the footsteps of founders, the members who succeeded until today, have never missed to reach the original goals. Organizing of “Day of Aerophilately” and publishing of magazine “AIDA Flash” accompained its journey up to present day.

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Our participation in Fly Future

We are pleased to announce our participation in this important initiative, the second edition of which will be inaugurated in a few weeks. In fact, Fly Future 2023, organized by the Ifimedia association and Mediarkè, will take place on Tuesday 23 and Wednesday 24 May 2023 (from 09.00 to 17.00), at the European University of…


The issue 177 of AIDA Flash (March 2023) was almost completely dedicated to the celebration of the centenary of the Italian Air Force. For this occasion, our President, Fiorenzo Longhi, at the request of the Board, developed a study on the history of the Air Force which will be published in our magazine in three episodes starting precisely from this issue. In addition to the spaces reserved for the “President’s Letter”, “In the Library” and the “Communications from the Secretary” you will find an article concerning the history of an aerogramme sent on board the Graf Zeppelin during the first stage of the “Weltrundfahrt” in 1929.

01 – President’s Letter
02 – 2023: year of the centenary of birth of the Air Force (Part I)
19 – A jump into history: from Zeppelin to Twitter and Instagram

27 – In the library
28 – Communication from Secretary

President’s Letter

Dear Members,

with the March issue of this year, the cover of our magazine could only be dedicated to our Air Force, which this year celebrates one hundred years since its establishment, which took place on March 28, 1923. When the proposal was made to me by the new Board to dedicate a specific study under my signature dedicated to the history of the Italian Air Force……

(AIDAFlash n.177 – March 2023)

I Quaderni di A.I.D.A.

After the success achieved by the “I Quaderni di AIDA” initiative in 2021, this year too the Association has promoted itself to follow up on this editorial experience.
In fact, the second issue has been released: “ITALO BALBO AND THE TRANSFLIGHT ACROSS THE SOUTHERN ATLANTIC” by Claudio Riccardo Incerti.
With this study, the author has promised to shed light on the historical-philatelic narration, trying to provide an updated version of the countless writings that have dealt with this epic feat over the course of time.
The foreword by our President is available for reading below.


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