The continued drama between Elon Musk and 19-year-old Jack Sweeney on Twitter appears to have reached new heights as Sweeney has now doubled down on receiving authorized documentation to proceed to trace the exercise of Musk’s fleet of personal jets.
Sweeney, who runs the Instagram account @ElonMuskJet (which tweets out the situation of one in every of Musk’s non-public jets every time it takes off and lands) was reportedly approached by the Tesla CEO over Twitter direct message and requested to take away the account for $5,000.
Sweeney refused the preliminary provide and went forwards and backwards with the billionaire (even asking for a Tesla internship and $50,000) earlier than Musk stopped responding.
Now, Sweeney has revealed that he has filed a request to the Federal Aviation Affiliation citing the the Freedom of Data Act to have permission to proceed to trace Musk’s aircrafts.
The request, Sweeney Tweeted, has been accepted.
“My FAA FOIA request went via,” Sweeney posted on his private social-media account. “Now I’ve all of the registration and airworthiness paperwork for all of the SpaceX jets.”
My FAA FOIA request went via, Now I’ve all of the registration and airworthiness paperwork for all of the SpaceX jets. https://t.co/znXWAqCQ9T
— Jack Sweeney (@JxckSweeney) February 5, 2022
Sweeney additionally included a hyperlink out to airworthiness and registration paperwork for 3 separate jets.
Previous to his submitting, the 19-year-old posted about his rights to proceed to run the account and submit the exercise of Musk’s jets, whatever the billionaire’s pleas to not accomplish that.
“This account has each proper to submit jet whereabouts, ADS-B knowledge is public, each plane on this planet is required to have a transponder, Even AF1,” the 19-year-old defined. “Twitter coverage states knowledge discovered on different websites is allowed to be shared right here as effectively.”
This account has each proper to submit jet whereabouts, ADS-B knowledge is public, each plane on this planet is required to have a transponder, Even AF1 (@AirForceTrack) Twitter coverage states knowledge discovered on different websites is allowed to be shared right here as effectively. pic.twitter.com/Wol8O1DRiq
— Elon Musk’s Jet (@ElonJet) January 18, 2022
Musk has not but responded to the FAA’s newest approval concerning the @Elonjet account.
“I knew [Musk] had the jet, and I simply knew it will reveal what enterprise is happening and the place he’s going and stuff,” Sweeney informed Enterprise Insider. “I had the apps the place you possibly can observe planes and stuff, I form of thought they had been cool.”
The Tesla CEO had beforehand cited security considerations with a unique Twitter when a Tesla investor had begun posting Musk’s journey plans.
“Going ahead I will not be posting any reported journey plans for @elonmusk,” entrepreneur and Tesla investor Sawyer Merrit wrote on the platform. “I might encourage others to take action too. I am certain Elon would not need that stuff reported & on the finish of the day, we wish to hold Elon and his household secure.”
Tesla was up 5.84% yr over yr as of Monday afternoon.