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Malcolm Loughead (1886-1958) was an American aviation engineer who formed the Alco Hydro-Aeroplane Company along with his brother, Allan Loughead, also known as Allan Lockheed. This company went on to become the Lockheed Corporation.


Loughead was the son of Flora and John Loughead. He had a half-brother Victor, a sister Hope, and a brother Allan Lockheed.

Loughead also patented the first hydraulic brakes in 1917; these were adopted by Duesenberg for their 1921 Model A.

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