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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flagNorway
10%
60%
10%
20%
10
flagItaly
22%
55%
16%
5%
18
flagGermany
22%
48%
14%
14%
81
flagthe United States
38%
43%
12%
6%
116
flagthe United Kingdom
34%
42%
8%
14%
114
flagSpain
40%
40%
10%
10%
10
flagBelgium
10%
40%
30%
20%
10
flagPoland
32%
39%
17%
9%
4316
flagIndia
12%
31%
37%
18%
16
flagFrance
38%
27%
22%
11%
18
flagUU
54%
27%
9%
9%
11
flagthe Netherlands
69%
23%
7%
0%
13

Gender

men35%
women49%
Charles Lindbergh
37%
28%
John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown
35%
49%
Louis Blériot
16%
14%
Roland Garros
10%
7%

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