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
80%
0%
0%
20%
10
flagItaly
75%
18%
6%
0%
16
flagthe Netherlands
59%
22%
13%
4%
22
flagthe United States
53%
27%
12%
6%
237
flagNorway
53%
40%
0%
6%
15
flagSpain
53%
30%
7%
7%
13
flagPoland
49%
35%
7%
6%
5487
flagthe United Kingdom
48%
36%
6%
7%
152
flagGermany
46%
36%
6%
9%
77
flagAustralia
46%
26%
20%
6%
15
flagthe Philippines
40%
20%
30%
10%
10
flagIndia
39%
22%
25%
11%
79
flagFrance
30%
61%
0%
7%
13
flagCanada
28%
52%
4%
9%
21

Gender

men51%
women45%
hot air balloon
51%
45%
biplane
36%
37%
glider
6%
10%
jet plane
6%
5%

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