cctalk Digest, Vol 48, Issue 17

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Mon Sep 17 14:28:34 CDT 2018

On 09/17/2018 12:11 PM, Jeffrey S. Worley via cctalk wrote:
> I recall the SAGE was an integrated system of control for Interceptors.
>         It began in the 1950's and became fully operational with the
> F106 fighter interceptor aircraft.  It could control an entire
> intercept from wheels up to flare on landing.  I never thought I'd SEE
> a chunk of the system.  Thanks!  I think it stood for Semi-Automatic
> Ground Environment, or some such.
> What kind of cores does it use?  I once saw a board of Ruby Rod core
> memory at a junkyard.  Very beautiful.

Dunno, but I had a manager with SAGE experience.  He said it was very
useful for keeping one's lunch warm.


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