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Owen Maclaren

Owen Maclaren was a designer and engineer who designed the undercarriage (landing wheels) for the spitfire, he made the plane able to turn on the runway.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Later in life when he saw his daughter struggle with a large pram he decided to apply his knowledge and skills to develop the first folding pushchair.

 

This is a good example of someone taking skills from one product to another.