Can you Guess what ?

Can you guess what it is they are loading onto the aircraft DC6?

HINT:
The picture was taken during 1956…
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Answer below…
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It is a 5 MB Hard Disk Drive for the IBM 305 RAMAC, the first IBM ‘SUPER’ computer released in September 1956. This HDD weighed over a ton and stored an ‘astonishing’ (at the time) 5 MB of data.
Do you appreciate being able to reach into your pocket & pull out your 8 GB memory stick now – or perhaps even your 3GS iPhone with 32 GB of memory?!?

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