Popular Mechanics in April

In their constant pursuit of perfection, aircraft engineers search existing technical designs for anything superfluous. They recently began asking: Would it be possible to forego such familiar aircraft components as rudders and ailerons? If so, how could a fixed surface be made to angle flight? Find the answer in the latest issue of Popular Mechanics.

Also in this issue:
An invisibility cloak that could save an entire city from an earthquake;
The Akron and Macon flying aircraft carriers;
A heater for mining: everything known about this mysterious Russian invention;
Man’s best friend: how man first tamed dogs and how our close friendship with them over thousands of years has influenced us;
The TU-164 – the first business jet modeled after a bomber;
Micromotors manufactured near Yaroslavl have become world famous;
How to make historically accurate armor in modern times;
Everything about underwater drones for fishing.

The issue went on sale March 20.

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