STAMP ISSUES RELATED TO ICAO (1984-1985)

 

Sierra Leone : 40th Anniversary of ICAO

 

Issue date: 28/02/1985

 

 

Edward Rickenbacker, Spad XIII (1918) and German biplane trailing smoke.

 

Samuel Pierpont Langley's "Aerodrome A" (1903).

This stamp is wrongly inscribed "Aerodrome No. 5". More background information on this stamp can be found by clicking on the following link: Philatelic Laxity: Langley's Aerodromes.

 

Orville and Wilbur Wright and Wright Flyer I (1903).

 

Charles Lindbergh and Ryan NYP Special "Spirit of St. Louis" (1927).

 

Boeing 707‑384C from Sierra Leone Airlines, over Freetown.

 

Background: The four stamps of this issue pay tribute to aviation pioneers and are one of a series issued to celebrate Aviation Heritage.