Who was the first to complete a transatlantic flight in a heavier-than-air aircraft?

Charles Lindbergh
John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown
Louis Blériot
Roland Garros
On June 14–15, 1919, two British aviators flew a modified Vickers Vimy IV bomber (pic­tured) from New­found­land to Ireland. Both men were knighted at Buck­ing­ham Palace by King George V. Eight years later, Charles Lind­bergh's com­plet­ed his flight from New York to Paris (the distance trav­elled by Lind­bergh was almost twice as long).

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Charles Lindbergh
John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown
Louis Blériot
Roland Garros
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
0%
100%
0%
0%
12
flagSwitzerland
26%
73%
0%
0%
15
flagItaly
15%
60%
18%
6%
33
flagNorway
14%
57%
7%
21%
14
flagAustria
36%
54%
9%
0%
11
flagGermany
22%
50%
15%
11%
128
flagthe United Kingdom
34%
46%
10%
9%
197
flagAustralia
46%
46%
6%
0%
15
flagthe United States
38%
44%
9%
6%
154
flagRepublic of Ireland
31%
43%
25%
0%
16
flagPoland
31%
41%
17%
8%
7283
flagthe Netherlands
41%
38%
13%
5%
36
flagFrance
30%
36%
16%
16%
30
flagUnknown
34%
34%
18%
12%
352
flagBelgium
25%
33%
25%
16%
12
flagIndia
21%
30%
34%
13%
23
flagSpain
46%
30%
15%
7%
13
flagDenmark
30%
30%
20%
20%
10
flagCanada
61%
22%
11%
5%
18
flagSweden
53%
7%
7%
30%
13

Gender

men36%
women50%
Charles Lindbergh
33%
26%
John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown
36%
50%
Louis Blériot
18%
14%
Roland Garros
11%
7%

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