STAMP ISSUES RELATED TO ICAO (1945-1977)

 

Somalia : 30th Anniversary of ICAO

Issue date: 31/12/1977

 

 

Leonardo da Vinci's drawing of a "helicopter" (Helical Air Screw, circa 1500) and ICAO emblem.

Some experts say that the modern day helicopter was inspired by this design.

 

Montgolfierhot-air balloon (first manned free flight by balloon, 21 November 1783) and ICAO emblem.

 

WrightFlyerI and ICAO emblem.

 

Boeing720B of Somali Airlines and ICAO emblem.

Miniature sheet showing the four stamps of the issue and a picture of the International Airport of Mogadishu, Somalia (named Aden Adde International Airport after Aden Abdullah Osman Daar, first President of Somalia from 1960 to 1967).

 

Miniature sheet mounted on Rowland Hill Gesellschaft hingeless album sheet with explanatory notes in German - Geschichte der Luftfahrt.

 

First Day Covers.

 

 

First Day of Issue Special cover sent from the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, Mogadishu to the Head of Public Information (PIO) at ICAO.

 

First Day of Issue mounted on Rowland Hill Gesellschaft hingeless album sheet with explanatory

notes - Geschichte der Luftfahrt.