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

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biplane
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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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flagItaly
72%
22%
5%
0%
18
flagSwitzerland
70%
5%
11%
11%
17
flagCzech Republic
58%
33%
0%
8%
12
flagthe United States
52%
27%
12%
6%
279
flagAustralia
50%
27%
18%
4%
22
flagNorway
50%
38%
5%
5%
18
flagRepublic of Ireland
50%
33%
8%
8%
12
flagthe United Kingdom
48%
36%
7%
7%
199
flagthe Netherlands
48%
33%
11%
7%
27
flagPoland
47%
37%
7%
6%
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flagGermany
46%
35%
7%
8%
101
flagSpain
43%
43%
6%
6%
16
flagSouth Africa
40%
40%
20%
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10
flagIndia
39%
23%
23%
10%
96
flagUnknown
38%
42%
11%
7%
253
flagFrance
35%
58%
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5%
17
flagCanada
32%
52%
4%
8%
25
flagUkraine
30%
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10
flagthe Philippines
27%
27%
27%
16%
18
flagthe United Arab Emirates
15%
38%
23%
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men46%
women44%
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46%
44%
biplane
40%
38%
glider
7%
11%
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