|Oleg Antonov Soviet aircraft designer
Illustrated Envelop with original stamp with First Day Issue Cancellation
|Oleg Konstantinovich Antonov (7 February 1906 – 4 April 1984) was a prominent Soviet aircraft designer, and the first chief of Antonov – a world-famous aircraft company in Ukraine, later named in his honour.
Antonov was personally responsible for designing a number of very successful Soviet airplanes (such as the Antonov An-12) and gliders for both civilian and military use.
|Illustrated Envelop with original stamp with FDC cancellation “80th Birthday Anniversary”, Kiev, 07/02/1986
|Ministry of Communications, 1966