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Vincent Bendix

aviation

Bendix, Vincent (1882–1945), U.S. mechanical engineer and industrialist who developed and mass-produced a 4-wheel brake system for automobiles and devised a practicable self-starter. He also had interests in aviation, and the Bendix Aviation Corporation manufactured radio and radar equipment.

See also: Automobile.

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