For those prepared to risk taking to the skies over the Year 2000, the US military may provide some comfort. Engineers plan to send a computer-controlled F-4 fighter jet into the air then fast-forward its clocks past the millennium date to see what happens. Military researchers in White Sands, New Mexico, believe that any malfunctions will soon become apparent, as the instruments will lose contact with the aircraft. To make sure there is nothing more than just a computer crash, a pilot will be on board in case anything goes wrong.
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