Gilbert 'Mac' McIntosh 1925-2006

It is with regret and sadness that we record the passing of Gilbert 'Mac' McIntosh, one of the architects of the Lotus Seven, on 20th November 2006.  Mac was one of the small team that, with Colin Chapman, developed chassis based on calculations of stress rather than what looked right.

An obituary will be published as soon as possible in Lowflying, in the meantime, if you want to find out a little more about Mac, John Donohoe interviewed him for his Simple Sevens site in 2002, and that article can be found on the Gilbert 'Mac' McIntosh page.  Our own Brian Soper has written a small piece for Blatchat here: http://www.blatchat.com/t.asp?Id=119921 .

Our thoughts are with Mac's wife Jill,their three children Ian, Duncan and Susan, and their seven grandchildren.