Is Larry Ellison actually a licensed commercial pilot?

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Is Larry Ellison actually a licensed commercial pilot?

Post by Tdarcos » Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:03 pm

A Wikipedia article on Larry Ellison, 4th richest man in the world and founder of Oracle Corporation, claimed he is a licensed commercial pilot. So I decided to go look, by querying the FAA's public database of pilots. And yes, he's in there:

Personal Information

LAWRENCE JOSEPH ELLISON

745 MOUNTAIN HOME RD
WOODSIDE CA 94062-2517
County: SAN MATEO
Country: USA
Medical Information:
Medical Class: Second Medical Date: 10/2008
MUST HAVE AVAILABLE GLASSES FOR NEAR VISION.
BasicMed Course Date: None BasicMed CMEC Date: None
Certificates
COMMERCIAL PILOT

Certificates Description
Certificate: COMMERCIAL PILOT
Date of Issue: 6/4/2010

Ratings:
COMMERCIAL PILOT
AIRPLANE MULTIENGINE LAND
INSTRUMENT AIRPLANE
PRIVATE PRIVILEGES
AIRPLANE SINGLE ENGINE LAND

Type Ratings:
C/CE-525

Limits:
ENGLISH PROFICIENT
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Re: Is Larry Ellison actually a licensed commercial pilot?

Post by AArdvark » Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:27 pm

Stalker!

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Re: Is Larry Ellison actually a licensed commercial pilot?

Post by Tdarcos » Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:00 am

(1) How can I be a stalker? I'm bedridden in Virginia, he's in California.
(2) This was just to show how much information is publicly available in some cases.

I remember about 20 years ago when some people were giving out Bill Gates' Social Security Number to point out the Securities and Exchange Commission was failing to redact information from corporate filings the agency had posted online. I remember looking up the paperwork, and sure enough, it was there. Not that I remembered it, it was just an intellectual curiosity.
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