It also runs parallel to and a mile south of Century Boulevardfrom which its original name is derived. Between its massive dimensions and troubled early service life, the Com 105 had garnered a number of uncomplimentary nicknames.
Much of the length of the Century Freeway runs parallel to Imperial Highway. The freeway stops short of intersecting with the Santa Ana Freeway Interstate 5its parent interstate.
Two outer dry stations were wired for missiles or bombs. The additional avionics were housed in a long, raised dorsal spine. Volpe[ edit ] Incommunity opposition resulted in a federal lawsuit, Keith v.
Design phase[ edit ] Republic Aviation started the Thunderchief as an internal project to replace the RFF Thunderflashwhich first used the characteristic wing-root air intakes to make room for cameras in the nose section. Volpe Consent Decree was the requirement that the housing removed to construct the freeway be replaced, leading to the creation of the Century Freeway Housing Program within the California Department of Housing and Community Development.
This resulted in construction of an elaborate pump system along the freeway between the interchanges with I and I Nicknamed the Wild Weasel, these aircraft achieved a number of victories against North Vietnamese surface-to-air missile radars. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
The F had a spacious cockpit with good visibility and layout particularly after introduction of "tape" instruments ; the advanced electronics were easy to learn and operate. Near the end ofthe entire program was canceled by the USAF due to a number of delays and uncertainties regarding the aircraft.
Century Boulevard, in turn, is named for its position equivalent to th Street in the Los Angeles grid.
The spoilers provided good roll control at all speeds and the distinctive four-petal airbrakes which also opened slightly when the afterburner was engaged to allow for the larger flow of exhaust gases were highly effective even at supersonic speeds. R reflects a realignment in the route since then, M indicates a second realignment, L refers an overlap due to a correction or change, and T indicates postmiles classified as temporary for a full list of prefixes, see the list of postmile definitions.
The single engine was fed by two intakes in the wing roots, leaving the nose free for a radome housing the multi-mode radar. Thirty aircraft were fitted with pylons to carry the AGM Standard anti-radiation missile.
Although the first Thunderstick II aircraft flew inthey were not used in Vietnam. Another home in Downey, Californiawhere siblings Richard and Karen Carpenter grew up before forming the musical duo The Carpenterswas also razed for the A total of 30 FDs received this modification.
The entire route is in Los Angeles County. Post-construction[ edit ] Westbound view along Interstate heading towards Vermont Ave, through the Interstate interchange Throughout the difficulties, Congressman Glenn M.
Shortly before opening, filmmakers had access to use the empty freeway for a number of weeks to film the motion picture Speed. The first D-model took its maiden flight on 9 June Attacks into high-risk environments saw the Weasels operating in "Iron Hand" Hunter-Killer flights of mixed single-seat and two-seat Thunderchiefs, suppressing sites during attacks by the strike force and attacking others en route.
The F managed The RF reconnaissance variant was canceled in July In the cockpit, the FD featured vertical-tape instrument displays for adverse weather operation.
Interstate [ edit ] Exit list[ edit ] Except where prefixed with a letter, postmiles were measured on the road as it was inbased on the alignment that existed at the time, and do not necessarily reflect current mileage.
Inthis lawsuit resulted in a Consent Decree, amended inwhich imposed several conditions on development of the freeway, including additional public hearings, preparation of an environmental report, alterations to the design to reduce lanes and intersections, improve carpooling and provide for a transit way, which became the Los Angeles Metro Rail Green Line.
The aircraft would be fitted with a large engine, and a relatively small wing with a high wing loading for a stable ride at low altitudes, and less drag at supersonic speeds.
Loss of control due to a spin or complications of adverse yaw required deliberate effort from the pilot and spontaneous spin recovery was rapid.
The second crew member was a Navigator trained as an Electronic Warfare Officer EWO to decipher sensor information and guide the pilot towards the targets. The growth of the environmental movement in the s created resistance to new freeway construction. Motorists can continue west via Imperial Highway over conventional roadway to Pershing Drive, but it is not part of Route nor is it under state maintenance.
The North Vietnamese interceptor force followed Soviet air-defense doctrine, with pilots under rigid direction of ground controllers over radio links. At one point a large sinkhole opened in the Bellflower Boulevard on-ramp. A portion of the right-of-way was also to be constructed below grade to buffer adjacent areas from the effects of traffic noise.
Design and local opposition[ edit ] The route was designed between andbut opposition from some of the communities Com 105 which the right-of-way would pass slowed the process and led to some reroutings. Early planning[ edit ] Interstate was an integral part of a Caltrans s master plan for the Southern California freeway systembut did not open until A short-range AIM-9 Sidewinder air-to-air missile could be carried on each of the outer wing pylons.
However, the first time the Combat Martin was used, the US National Security Agency NSAin charge of US strategic signals intelligenceordered the Air Force to cease and desist immediately, since the NSA believed that the intelligence obtained by monitoring the channels outweighed the benefits of jamming them.
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The Mach 2 capable F conducted the majority of strike bombing missions during the early years of the Vietnam War; it was the only U.S. aircraft to have been removed from combat due to high loss rates.Download