The latest cool or important stuff I’ve read:

An honest and hilarious look at what it’s like to BUILD YOUR OWN ROCKET. (What could go wrong?!)

Some hilarious and insane stuff that was HAPPENING WITH SAM BANKMAN-FRIED IN THE CRYPTO EXPLOSION. (Let me see, where did I put that 6 billion dollars?)

Why some of us aren’t allowed to TEST DRIVE A TESLA. (I’ll give you a hint: It involves car dealers and lobbyists)

Remember that time the main-stream media thought it would be fun TO PRETEND THE INNOCENT PERSON WAS THE MURDERER. (Let’s pretend SHE did it!)

An exposure of THE BIAS OF THE FAR RIGHT AND LEFT. (though he opens with how CONSERVATIVES bypass justice via manipulation of the voting process…something the LIBERALS are doing now by removing Trump from ballots!)

Best strategy: Be forgiving, BUT NOT TOO FORGIVING, or you’re just a putz.


Some REALLY FUNNY LITTLE STORIES by that guy that wrote The Martian, and PROJECT HAIL-MARY, which is just as good!

My favorite YOUTUBE CHANNELS: Veritasium | Joe Scott | Tom Scott | Half as Interesting | Yes Theory 


Is an electric school bus possible? I'm giving away 4 to find out...

Is an electric airplane possible? I'm investing in Beta to find out...

Apps I made:



I wrote the flight simulator X-Plane, which lets you enter the aircraft of YOUR dreams into your computer and then.. FLY IT!

Click HERE to check it out!

Click HERE for a PodCast on the future of X-Plane!



I wrote Xavion to back up the instruments in the cockpit of any airplane, and provide engine-failed emergency gliding paths if the engine in my plane ever quits!

It has already saved my bacon in a partial engine failure and complete pitot-static failure!

Click HERE to check it out!

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Control Pad

Control Pad is a free App I made for iPhone and iPad to set the weather, failures, location, etc in X-Plane!

Just grab Control Pad and put it on your iPhone or iPad on the same WIFI as X-Plane, and you can control the failures and weather in X-Plane for professional training… or to get the same level of power at home!



I’ve made a sim of the SpaceX STARSHIP!

Check it out here!

See the video where I introduce the sim (and discuss some pending legislation surrounding patent trolling!) here!



I have a bit of Ferrari track-driving experience, and want to communicate what it is like to drive this type of car at speed. Stradale has physics as accurate as X-Plane, and I have never seen a driving sim that feels more like a real Ferrari or Corvette.

For iPhones and iPads, try it out HERE!



In England right now, a team of people are building a car that will go….


This car uses a 542 horsepower V8 engine… to run one of the fuel pumps.

It uses a fighter-jet engine… for the LOW-SPEED portion of the run.

I made a simulation for it that is quite realistic, including driving dynamics and operation. Try it HERE!

A Movie I made and my Investments:

The Patent Scam

I was sued by a Patent Troll for USING THE GOOGLE PLAY STORE. The Troll claimed to own the idea of computers sharing information to purchase software.

Click HERE for the YouTube videos!

Click HERE for the documentary!

A recent comment on the YouTube video: “Just FYI, Nike goes to apparel expos, scouts out other peoples ideas and then patents them and sues the original inventors. I know I was in the industry.”

So are Patent Trolls still a thing?

Well, THIS IS A COMPANY filing lawsuit against schools now, and THIS IS THEIR FACEBOOK PAGE. Decide for yourself.


I invest to make the world cleaner, and my investments include Pro-Terra, a company making electric buses for cities. Imagine cities with clean, silent electric buses!! I invest in EPS, creators of an aviation engine that uses less fuel than other aviation engines. I invest in Beta, a company making a zero-emissions electric eVTOL airplane, and RDD, makers of a more efficient light airplane, the LX7. I also invest in a company called Aeon Blue, which is developing a technology that makes carbon-negative fuel (including SAF) from the wind and sea! These investments are all early-stage, pre-IPO, and helping make the world a cleaner place.


The Ava Lane Meyer Foundation

The Ava Lane Meyer foundation was created by Austin Meyer to advance clean energy and transportation by both investing and giving in those areas. Contributions and gifts made so far involve investments in ProTerraBeta TechnologiesAztlan Chemical, and the gift of KidsRideClean, a gift of electric school buses that don’t make pollution, noise, or damage kids’ health.

The coolest airplanes I invest in, design, or build:

Beta eVTOL

What are the most annoying things about airplanes other than the airline food? The fact they they use so much FUEL and RUNWAY! THESE are the things that we are solving at Beta. Meet Ava. This airplane is electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing. No gas. See our web site HERE. A few stories are here and here.


Here is the airplane I built to get around!

Homebuilt, 850 hp, Mach 0.50 cruise for 1,200 miles on a tank of gas… not bad!

See the build logs HERE.

See a cool engine-start HERE.

Everyone keeps asking me if THEY should get one… see my advice HERE!

Giving that I do:

Meyer/Finlay Pet Adoption Center

I like animals more than people.

So I helped fund some Pet Adoption Centers, such as the Meyer/Finlay Pet Adoption Center and Thiel/Meyer Pet Adoption Center


Meyer Scholar at Saint Paul’s School

If you live in South Carolina and want to go to the most amazing school that I can imagine, then check out Saint Paul’s School in Concord, New Hampshire!

I went there and it was just the most amazing place I have ever been, period.

To help, I helped fund the Meyer Scholar full-ride scholarship, so you can go without worrying about money for tuition.

Izzies’ Pond

What these people do is just amazing. Many of us THINK of how we want to help wildlife, but Greg and his wife actually DO it. They give every bit of time and effort and energy they have to helping injured or abandoned raccoons, deer, goats, squirrels, and any other animals that need help. Their farm, to me, is a little paradise. I help when I can, but they sure need more!

See their site here, and give here.


THIS VIDEO opened my eyes to the need for our buses to switch to electric… so I launched KidsRideClean through the Ava Lane Meyer Foundation. Zac And Jesse interview me here. And I deliver the first bus to a school here!


Institute for Child Success

The Institute for Child Success does a lot of driving, and since they are a non-profit, they don’t have extra money for zero-emissions cars. I gave them a Tesla Model 3 to provide zero-emissions transport.

The Ava Lane Meyer Science and Art Building

I just gave a new building to our school! The buildings we had were all so run-down and crowded, a wonderful new science and art building was called for! We just finished construction and it is GREAT! It’s clean and neat and new and useful and the kids love it. Mixture of renderings and actual photos above… the building turned out exactly as planned!


THIS VIDEO opened my eyes to how amazing wolves are, and why they are worth working to help and save. ApexProtection is doing that, and caring hugely, so I give tho them.


The St Frances Animal Center

The St Frances Animal Center operates on a tight budget but still provides cats to a wonderful cat-petting cafe in Georgetown, SC, where we vacation sometimes. I’m giving for them to make a small new building for the cats!

Carolina Wildlife Center

I gave Carolina Wildlife Center a… parking lot.

OH MY GOD that is boring.

OH WELL! It’s what they need to start their next level of development, and sometimes we just do what is NEEDED, whether it seems fun or not!


WHOSE lives matter?!?!?

Pardon me if this is annoying, but I can’t keep this bottled up any longer.

My brother, Kirk Meyer, was killed on vacation in Jamaica. I saw what that did to my parents. The person that killed him was set free after a few days, since Jamaica made up a policy of not holding people that are ‘psychotic’.

My friend, Greg Alia, was a police officer shot and killed  in the line of duty… for nothing. He left behind a wife and six-month old son, who will now grow up without a father.

I was once mugged, and they were kicking me in the face to get my wallet (which I still managed to hang on to!)

I give to animal shelters, where we get a lot of dogs rescued from dog-fighting rings, where dogs are forced to maul each other to death for the amusement of the dog-fighting ring.

The national media never MENTIONS any of this, because the race of the people involved doesn’t match the narrative the media wants to present to us.

This is…. crazy. The main-stream media is effectively lying to us by telling lies of omission. This lets them EFFECTIVELY lie to us, while CLAIMING that everything they say is true. They just bury whichever story doesn’t fit their narrative. And now, peoples’ understanding is so distorted by this cherry-picking of facts that that they are literally marching though the streets with signs, LECTURING that only BLACK lives matter, based on the main-stream media cherry-picking facts to PRESENT blacks as always the victims… even though my personal experience, and the experience of most others, is the exact opposite of what the media presents. This is harmful, because by presenting the RARE cases where white people attack black people as if that’s the NORM, it sets up race-based hatred that turns into more crime… which propagates the whole mess.

The conservative part of the main-stream media does the same thing of course, but with the races reversed, pretending that immigrants are always the criminals. and are making strong attempts to free us from this garbage, but they still aren’t immune to cherry-picking: They’re going to talk about whatever the main-stream media is talking about. But they might be a small step in the right direction.

The scammers and the lawsuits:

I just got this from a customer named Adrian Clayton recently regarding FlyThisSim:

Dear Austin,

I hope you are well.   Your name is ubiquitous with flying and simulation and I could think of no better person to ask about sim construction.

I am a PPL from South Africa that has been looking to improve my flying and for years researched flight simulators – I am too busy at my normal job and not technical enough to build my own, so I finally decided to purchase a Flythissim sim in November 2018.  Unfortunately they have not delivered the product and neither have they refunded my purchase price, Flythissim seem to be defrauding other pilots too.    I expect to never recover my $13500.

I drive a Tesla Model 3 Performance Edition and my wife a Tesla Model S.

My car goes 0 to 60 in 3.5 seconds, which is faster than most Ferraris, has a 5-star safety rating, is safer than a Volvo, is quieter than a Rolls Royce, handles exactly like a BMW, has a far better map for navigation and traffic-avoidance than any other car, and uses no gas.

The only fluid it needs is windshield wiper fluid.

Gasoline-powered cars, of course, are much more likely to burst into flames after an accident than electric cars, and this causes about 2 people per day in the United States to die by immolation after an otherwise-survivable crash.

Tesla makes electric cars that solve these problems, and, in South Carolina, it is illegal for Tesla to sell them.

And now… CATS!