Malcolm Loughead

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Malcolm Loughead formed the Alco Hydro-Aeroplane Company along with his brother, Allan Loughead. This company went on to become the Lockheed Corporation.[1][2]

Loughead also invented the first hydraulic brakes in 1919; these were adopted by Duesenberg for their 1921 Model A.[3]


  1. ^ Parker, Dana T. Building Victory: Aircraft Manufacturing in the Los Angeles Area in World War II, pp. 59-76, Cypress, CA, 2013.
  2. ^ Borth, Christy. Masters of Mass Production, pp. 244-245, Bobbs-Merrill Co., Indianapolis, IN, 1945.
  3. ^ Csere, Csaba (January 1988), "10 Best Engineering Breakthroughs", Car and Driver 33 (7) , p. 61.