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Singapore, 15 March 2011 – Year 2011, March 16 marks a centenary of the first flight 
in Singapore. To commemorate this centennial milestone, Singapore Post Ltd (SingPost) 
will issue a set of stamps depicting the past and present of Singapore's aviation scene.  
Singapore's aviation industry has come a long way in 100 years, from the witnessing of 
Singapore's first flight in 1911 to today Singapore is a vibrant global aviation hub. This 
set of stamps chronicles the milestones of the development of Singapore's aviation 
industry. 
Depicted on the 1st
 local stamp is the first aircraft - a Bristol Box-Kite biplane, piloted by 
Mr Joseph Christiaens taking off from the racecourse at Farrer Park on 16 March 1911. 
The 45-cents stamp captured the landing of the Fokker F-VIIA airplane - the first 
commercial flight into Singapore from Batavia (now Jakarta) at our first civil airport at 
Seletar on 10 February 1930.  Featured on the 65-cents and 80-cents stamps are the 
Airspeed Consul at Kallang Airport and the F-15SG against the backdrop of Paya Lebar 
Airport respectively. The S$1.10 stamp depicted Singapore Airlines' Airbus A380 and the 
Changi Airport. The Changi Airport had several firsts, including being the world's largest 
airport and having the world's largest column-free hanger at 20,000 square metres when 
it opened on 29 December 1981.    
Products on Sale
Besides the complete set of five stamps (S$3.26), SingPost is also releasing a 
Presentation Pack (S$5.05) and Pre-cancelled First Day Cover affixed with the complete 
set of stamps (S$4.10).  First day cover will be cancelled with a special '100 Years of 
Aviation' postmark.  
All stamp products of this issue will be on sale from 16 March 2011 at all post offices and 
the Singapore Philatelic Museum. Orders can also be made at SingPost's online 
shopping portal, vPOST, http://shop.vpost.com.sg
Information and enquiries
For more information on this new stamp issue, please visit http://www.singpost.com
Items on Sale                 Price
First Day Cover (without stamps)      S$0.25* 
Complete set of stamps (1st
 local, 45¢, 65¢, 80¢ and $1.10)  S$3.26 
Pre-cancelled First-Day Cover affixed with complete set of stamps  S$4.10* 
Presentation Pack         S$5.05* 
Technical Details 
Date of Issue   : 16 March 2011 
Denominations  : 1st
 local, 45¢, 65¢, 80¢ and S$1.10 
Stamp Size   : 40.5 mm x 30mm  
Perforation   : 14 
Sheet Content   : 10 stamps per sheet 
Paper    : Unwatermarked 
Printing Process  : Offset lithography 
Printer    : Thai British Security Public Company Limited 
Designer   : Chua Ban Har 
* Prices inclusive of prevailing GST for purchases within Singapore 

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