Isle of Man : 40th Anniversary of ICAO and

50th Anniversary of the first official airmail service to the Isle of Man


Issue date: 27/04/1984



de Havilland D.H.84 Dragon Mk 2 registered G‑ACXI in United Kingdom and operated by Railway Air Services in the mid 1930s. This stamp shows an early view of Ronaldsway Airport, which originally consisted of a 75-acre field.  


de Havilland D.H.86A Dragon Express of Blackpool and West Coast Air Services Ltd, over Calf of Man, registered G‑ADVJ in United Kingdom.


Douglas DC‑3 of British European Airways (BEA) over Ronaldsway Airport, registered G‑AGZB in United Kingdom. British European Airways held the mail-carrying contract from 1949 to 1963; the DC-3 was one of the earlier planes used.


Vickers Viscount 806 of British European Airways (BEA) over Douglas, registered G-APIM in United Kingdom.


Britten-Norman BN-2A-27 Islander of Telair Manchester LTD over Ronaldsway Airport, registered G‑AXXH in United Kingdom.

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