Who was the first to complete a transatlantic flight in a heavier-than-air aircraft?

Charles Lindbergh
John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown
Louis Blériot
Roland Garros
On June 14–15, 1919, two British aviators flew a modified Vickers Vimy IV bomber (pic­tured) from New­found­land to Ireland. Both men were knighted at Buck­ing­ham Palace by King George V. Eight years later, Charles Lind­bergh's com­plet­ed his flight from New York to Paris (the distance trav­elled by Lind­bergh was almost twice as long).

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Charles Lindbergh
John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown
Louis Blériot
Roland Garros
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
0%
100%
0%
0%
12
flagSwitzerland
22%
72%
0%
5%
18
flagNorway
14%
57%
7%
21%
14
flagItaly
17%
58%
17%
5%
34
flagGermany
21%
49%
16%
11%
132
flagAustralia
46%
46%
6%
0%
15
flagAustria
46%
46%
7%
0%
13
flagthe United Kingdom
34%
45%
10%
9%
204
flagthe Netherlands
37%
45%
12%
5%
40
flagthe United States
38%
44%
10%
6%
159
flagRepublic of Ireland
31%
43%
25%
0%
16
flagPoland
31%
41%
17%
9%
7680
flagFrance
28%
37%
18%
15%
32
flagUnknown
34%
34%
18%
12%
360
flagIndia
23%
34%
30%
11%
26
flagBelgium
25%
33%
25%
16%
12
flagCanada
55%
30%
10%
5%
20
flagSpain
46%
30%
15%
7%
13
flagDenmark
30%
30%
20%
20%
10
flagSweden
53%
7%
7%
30%
13

Gender

men36%
women51%
Charles Lindbergh
33%
26%
John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown
36%
51%
Louis Blériot
18%
14%
Roland Garros
11%
7%

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