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
70%
23%
5%
0%
17
flagthe Netherlands
56%
26%
13%
4%
23
flagthe United States
53%
27%
12%
6%
246
flagSpain
53%
30%
7%
7%
13
flagGermany
50%
34%
5%
8%
86
flagNorway
50%
37%
6%
6%
16
flagCzech Republic
50%
40%
0%
10%
10
flagPoland
49%
35%
7%
6%
5869
flagthe United Kingdom
49%
36%
6%
7%
166
flagAustralia
46%
26%
20%
6%
15
flagIndia
41%
21%
25%
10%
84
flagUnknown
36%
30%
23%
10%
30
flagthe Philippines
36%
27%
27%
9%
11
flagCanada
28%
52%
4%
9%
21
flagFrance
26%
66%
0%
6%
15

Gender

men51%
women45%
hot air balloon
51%
45%
biplane
36%
37%
glider
6%
11%
jet plane
6%
5%

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