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 patented the first hydraulic brakes in 1917;[3] these were adopted by Duesenberg for their 1921 Model A.[4]

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  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. ^ Loughhead, Malcolm, "Braking apparatus," U.S. Patent no. 1,249,143 (filed: 1917 January 22 ; issued: 1917 December 4).
  4. ^ Csere, Csaba (January 1988), "10 Best Engineering Breakthroughs", Car and Driver, 33 (7) , p. 61.

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