Aircraft DesignerDied when: 78 years 57 days
Star Sign: Aquarius
Oleg Konstantinovich Antonov (Russian: Оле́г Константи́нович Анто́нов; 7 February 1906 – 4 April 1984) was a Soviet aeroplane designer, and the founder of the Antonov aircraft company (located in Kiev, Ukraine), later named in his honour. Antonov designed a number of known Soviet aeroplanes (such as the Antonov An-2, Antonov An-12) and numerous gliders for both civilian and military use.
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