College student who tracks Elon Musk’s plane not afraid of turbulence from Twitter purchase

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Orlando Sentinel

While some white-knuckle over the turbulence made by billionaire Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter, one University of Central Florida student is flying high without any worry. UCF freshman Jack Sweeney caught the attention of the social media platform and Musk himself in 2020 after he created the aviation tracking Twitter bot account @ElonJet, which tracks the flight patterns of Musk’s private jet and has 432,000 followers. Earlier this year, Musk reached out to Sweeney asking him to remove the account because of privacy concerns, offering the UCF IT major $5,000 to take it down. Sweeney counter…

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