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B-52s and The Strategic Air Command with Scott Davison | Starting Strength Radio #20

Mark Rippetoe | September 06, 2019

Mark Rippetoe and Scott Davison talk about Scott's experience as an Air Force pilot flying B-52s during the Cold War.

  • 00:00 Introduction
  • 00:45 Comments from the Haters!
  • 04:19 Back to Scott Davison
  • 08:05 Pilot training
  • 11:00 Elephant or truck?
  • 13:58 The B-52
  • 18:56 Wet wings
  • 21:45 Like flying a building
  • 22:56 Missions - 41,000 to 200 ft
  • 26:45 "Bomb your own base" program
  • 31:45 Carpet bombing
  • 34:56 Nuclear weapons
  • 38:09 On alert

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