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

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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
72%
22%
5%
0%
18
flagthe Netherlands
54%
29%
12%
4%
24
flagCzech Republic
54%
36%
0%
9%
11
flagthe United States
53%
28%
11%
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flagSpain
53%
30%
7%
7%
13
flagthe United Kingdom
50%
35%
6%
6%
178
flagRepublic of Ireland
50%
33%
8%
8%
12
flagPoland
49%
35%
7%
6%
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flagGermany
49%
35%
5%
7%
89
flagNorway
47%
41%
5%
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17
flagAustralia
46%
26%
20%
6%
15
flagUnknown
44%
30%
18%
6%
43
flagIndia
41%
21%
25%
10%
84
flagthe Philippines
33%
33%
25%
8%
12
flagCanada
31%
50%
4%
9%
22
flagFrance
31%
62%
0%
6%
16
flagthe United Arab Emirates
10%
30%
30%
30%
10

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women45%
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36%
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glider
6%
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