In what kind of aircraft did the first uninterrupted and unrefueled solo circumnavigation of the world happen?

hot air balloon
biplane
glider
jet plane
In 2002, Steve Fossett became the first person to fly around the world alone, nonstop, in the 10-story high balloon Spirit of Freedom. In 2005, he did it again in the jet plane Glob­alFly­er.

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flagSwitzerland
73%
5%
10%
10%
19
flagItaly
72%
22%
5%
0%
18
flagCzech Republic
58%
33%
0%
8%
12
flagthe United States
51%
29%
11%
6%
289
flagAustralia
50%
27%
18%
4%
22
flagNorway
50%
38%
5%
5%
18
flagRepublic of Ireland
50%
33%
8%
8%
12
flagPoland
48%
37%
7%
6%
7335
flagthe United Kingdom
47%
36%
7%
7%
206
flagGermany
46%
36%
7%
8%
102
flagthe Netherlands
46%
36%
10%
6%
30
flagSpain
41%
41%
11%
5%
17
flagIndia
40%
23%
24%
10%
99
flagUnknown
37%
43%
11%
7%
264
flagFrance
36%
57%
0%
5%
19
flagSouth Africa
36%
36%
27%
0%
11
flagUkraine
36%
45%
0%
18%
11
flagCanada
34%
50%
3%
7%
26
flagthe Philippines
26%
26%
31%
15%
19
flagthe United Arab Emirates
15%
38%
23%
23%
13

Gender

men45%
women44%
hot air balloon
45%
45%
biplane
40%
38%
glider
7%
11%
jet plane
6%
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