Author Archives: Curtis Oden

ColdFusion Tip: User CFQUERYPARAM CFSQLTYPE to Format Your SQL Variables

If you’ve ever tried to move data between two different flavors of databases, you know it can be painful, frustrating, time-consuming and often disappointing. But if you’re working in ColdFusion, CFQUERYPARAM’s CFSQLTTYPE parameter makes life a lot easier, particularly when …

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Lawsuit Against EPA on Aircraft Emissions Fails to Consider Actions Already Underway

Washington, DC, March 9, 2012 – Members of the General Aviation (GA) Avgas Coalition say that a lawsuit filed against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by the environmental group Friends of the Earth (FOE) over piston-engine aircraft’s use of leaded …

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LightSquared 4G Tech Impacts 75 Percent of GPS Devices

LightSquared is under fire again. Bloomberg reports their 4G technology could interfere with 75 percent of GPS devices. Read the full story .

Randy Babbitt Arrested for Drunk Driving – Placed On Leave of Absense

FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt was arrested for drunk driving by Fairfax, VA police on Saturday night. According to officers, Babbitt was pulled over for driving on the wrong side of the road. After being taken to the local jail, he …

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Jeppesen Issues Notice On iPad IOS 5 Compatibility Issues

Jeppessen issued a notice on October 13, 2011 outlining several issues with running Jeppessen Mobile FliteDeck and Jeppessen Mobile TC on Apple iPad’s running the new IOS 5 operating system. The full notice is here:

VIDEO: We Are Business Aviation

This No Plane No Gain video, which will premiere at the NBAA2011 Opening General Session on October 10, emphasizes that business aviation provides over a million jobs in the U.S., serves as a lifeline to communities and is a productivity …

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VIDEO: Former U.S. Senate Leader and Surgeon Bill Frist Honored at NBAA2011

Esteemed doctor, pilot and former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, recipient of NBAA’s Al Ueltschi Award for Humanitarian Leadership, reflects on his life-saving efforts worldwide, and the importance of business aviation to those endeavors. This video was first presented …

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VIDEO: NBAA2011 Outdoor Static Display at the Las Vegas Convention Center

It was a feat of logistical marvel as a dozen aircraft, both rotor and fixed-wing, were carefully towed from McCarran International Airport (LAS) to the Las Vegas Convention Center for NBAA’s 64th Annual Meeting & Convention. The result: a first-ever …

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VIDEO: NBAA2011 Static Display Setup at Henderson Airport

Business aircraft of every size, make and model have been flocking to Henderson Executive Airport (HND) in Las Vegas for the NBAA2011 Static Display over the last week — sometimes at a rate of one every 10 minutes. NBAA’s Katrina …

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VIDEO: TSA Agents Now Have to Get Their Porn Online Like Everyone Else

While I can’t take full (Monte) credit for the agency’s decision, I suspect that enough TSA agents lodged complaints about seeing me virtually naked to have substantial impact. NBC’s Pete Williams gives the skinny in this report: VIDEO: The Obama …

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