XH558 - was Re: using new technology etc

William Donzelli wdonzelli at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 00:50:23 CST 1970

They were probably Rolms, which were very much based of the Nova
architecture (compatible to the Nova 2, maybe?). I do not think Data
General actually made any milspec machines.


On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 8:31 PM, Dennis Boone <drb at msu.edu> wrote:
>  > 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.
> De

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