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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flagItaly
72%
22%
5%
0%
18
flagSwitzerland
72%
9%
0%
18%
11
flagCzech Republic
54%
36%
0%
9%
11
flagthe United States
52%
28%
12%
5%
267
flagthe Netherlands
50%
34%
11%
3%
26
flagNorway
50%
38%
5%
5%
18
flagRepublic of Ireland
50%
33%
8%
8%
12
flagPoland
48%
37%
7%
6%
6898
flagthe United Kingdom
48%
37%
6%
6%
193
flagGermany
47%
35%
7%
8%
98
flagAustralia
47%
28%
19%
4%
21
flagSpain
43%
43%
6%
6%
16
flagIndia
40%
23%
23%
11%
90
flagSouth Africa
40%
40%
20%
0%
10
flagUnknown
37%
42%
12%
7%
238
flagCanada
32%
52%
4%
8%
25
flagthe Philippines
31%
31%
25%
12%
16
flagFrance
31%
62%
0%
6%
16
flagUkraine
30%
50%
0%
20%
10
flagthe United Arab Emirates
15%
38%
23%
23%
13

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men46%
women44%
hot air balloon
46%
44%
biplane
40%
38%
glider
7%
11%
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