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
10%
60%
10%
20%
10
flagItaly
17%
58%
17%
5%
17
flagGermany
22%
51%
12%
13%
74
flagthe United Kingdom
32%
43%
9%
14%
104
flagthe United States
38%
41%
13%
6%
106
flagSpain
40%
40%
10%
10%
10
flagPoland
32%
39%
18%
9%
3960
flagIndia
12%
31%
37%
18%
16
flagFrance
43%
25%
25%
6%
16
flagthe Netherlands
80%
20%
0%
0%
10

Gender

men34%
women50%
Charles Lindbergh
38%
27%
John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown
34%
50%
Louis Blériot
16%
14%
Roland Garros
10%
7%

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