XH558 - was Re: using new technology etc

Dennis Boone drb at msu.edu
Fri Jan 2 00:42:49 CST 1970

 > Bringing this topic full circle, does anyone know if any minicomputers
 > (DEC PDP-8s or 11s, DG Novæ, HP 21XXs, et cetera) were ever used on
 > aircraft? Not transported by one, but I mean setup and used on one.

A friend of mine worked for DoE in Nevada.  They used to fly minis on
helicopters (detectors of some sort).  I think he said they were Novas.


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