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 considered one of Musk’s personal 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 backwards and forwards 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 authorised.
“My FAA FOIA request went through,” 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 through, 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 put up the exercise of Musk’s jets, whatever the billionaire’s pleas to not achieve this.
“This account has each proper to put up jet whereabouts, ADS-B knowledge is public, each plane on the 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 properly.”
This account has each proper to put up jet whereabouts, ADS-B knowledge is public, each plane on the 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 properly. 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 occurring and the place he’s going and stuff,» Sweeney informed Enterprise Insider. «I had the apps the place you possibly can monitor planes and stuff, I type of thought they had been cool.»
The Tesla CEO had beforehand cited security issues with a special 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 need to preserve Elon and his household secure.”
Tesla was up 5.84% 12 months over 12 months as of Monday afternoon.