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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flagSwitzerland
80%
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0%
20%
10
flagItaly
72%
22%
5%
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18
flagCzech Republic
54%
36%
0%
9%
11
flagthe United States
52%
28%
11%
6%
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flagthe Netherlands
52%
32%
12%
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25
flagthe United Kingdom
50%
37%
5%
6%
188
flagNorway
50%
38%
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5%
18
flagRepublic of Ireland
50%
33%
8%
8%
12
flagPoland
48%
37%
7%
6%
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flagAustralia
47%
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flagGermany
46%
36%
7%
8%
96
flagSpain
46%
40%
6%
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15
flagIndia
41%
21%
24%
10%
85
flagUnknown
38%
42%
11%
7%
218
flagthe Philippines
35%
28%
28%
7%
14
flagCanada
33%
50%
4%
8%
24
flagFrance
31%
62%
0%
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
9%
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27%
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men47%
women44%
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7%
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