Alexander Malcomson formed the Aerocar Company in Detroit, Mich., in 1905, with production beginning with the 1906 model. Malcomson had previously been the largest investor in the incorporation of the Ford Motor Company in 1903 and had the most to lose if Ford failed as it did previously. Ford had a vision to build affordable cars for the masses but was persuaded by his main investor to build the Larger Model K shown below. Malcomson started the Aerocar Company as a hedge to his investments i ... read more