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
flagGermany
21%
51%
14%
13%
90
flagItaly
21%
52%
21%
5%
19
flagthe United Kingdom
33%
43%
8%
13%
121
flagthe United States
38%
43%
11%
5%
118
flagSpain
40%
40%
10%
10%
10
flagPoland
32%
39%
17%
9%
4608
flagBelgium
18%
36%
27%
18%
11
flagUnknown
42%
31%
21%
5%
19
flagFrance
40%
30%
20%
10%
20
flagthe Netherlands
52%
29%
5%
11%
17
flagIndia
11%
29%
41%
17%
17

Gender

men35%
women49%
Charles Lindbergh
37%
28%
John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown
35%
49%
Louis Blériot
16%
14%
Roland Garros
10%
8%

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