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).

Answers distribution

Charles Lindbergh
John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown
Louis Blériot
Roland Garros
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flagNorway
9%
54%
9%
27%
11
flagItaly
15%
57%
19%
7%
26
flagGermany
21%
51%
13%
12%
101
flagthe United States
38%
45%
10%
5%
131
flagthe United Kingdom
35%
43%
8%
11%
157
flagPoland
32%
40%
17%
9%
5184
flagSpain
40%
40%
10%
10%
10
flagFrance
28%
39%
17%
14%
28
flagUnknown
42%
33%
14%
9%
42
flagBelgium
25%
33%
25%
16%
12
flagCanada
41%
33%
16%
8%
12
flagthe Netherlands
52%
31%
5%
10%
19
flagIndia
20%
30%
35%
15%
20

Gender

men36%
women48%
Charles Lindbergh
37%
28%
John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown
36%
48%
Louis Blériot
15%
14%
Roland Garros
10%
8%

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