Now we are into cars and planes

From: Joe <>
Date: Fri Mar 9 22:05:12 2001

At 07:09 PM 3/9/01 -0500, Alison wrote:
>From: Joe <>
>>>The A6 intruders during the Veitnam era were serial based on
>>>a fixed disk. It was part of the nav and targeting system and
>>>not fly by wire.
>> I recently had a memory unit for an EA-6. It used core memory. It
>>SN 001 and the ICs dated from 1966 if I remember right. Of course, there
>>was probably more than memory in the EA-6. I sold the unit but I can dig
>>out the description and pictures if anyone's interested.
>EA-6 is later and used updated hardware.

   It's hard to think of core memory as "updated" hardware. :-) I hate to
imagine what an *earlier* fixed disk looked like!

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