Antonov was founded in 1946 by designer Oleg Antonov. More one hundred types Antonov aircrafts were designed. The Antonov models were used for many purposes. Some models of antonov Planes is more popular than others, for example; Antonov-225, AN-225, This model is the biggest cargo plane in the world. Antonov-124 Ruslan, AN-124, this is another heavy cargo plane that has 150 tons cargo capacity. The AN-148, Antonov-148 is a regional passenger airlines, for short-haul destinations, The AN-148 is a suitable turbojet plane, Passenger capacity; from 10 to 85 depending on how the cabin is designed. Antonov aircrafts' history.