Notables Task 4: A Biography on the Amazing Life of Fred Custance ~ Avation pioneer and my notable.

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In History
  • Fredrerick Custance was born

    Fred Custance was born in Ongar, Essex, England, on May 16, 1889, and when he was still quite young he went to live in the
    Isle of Wight with his parents.
  • Australia is unified

    On the first of January the Commonwealth of Australia comes into being.
  • Death of Queen Victoria

    Queen Victoria died. She was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.
  • First Flight

    The first controlled, sustained flight in heavier than air aircraft was made ~ Kitty Hawk, N.C. by the Wright Brothers.
  • Fredrick Custance migrated to Australia

    Fredrick Custance migrated to Australia
    We are assuming he migrated by boat as the first flight hadn't been done. He ' was 17 years old when his family arrived in South Australia
  • Fredrick Custance flew the 1st plane in Australia

    Fredrick Custance flew the 1st plane in Australia
    It is very likey that he flew the first plane but it was only F.H. Jones that seen him fly and some neighbours
  • Harry Houdini flew a plane for the first time

    Harry Houdini flew a plane for the first time
    It is also quiet likely that Harry could have flown the first plane seeming that Fred Custance and Jones + a few neighbours where their to watch him fly but Harry had time keepers there and over40 people plus cameras
  • The foundation of Canberra

    Canberra is founded and designated as the Capital of Australia
  • World War 1 commenced

    World War 1 commenced
    A major event that every one will remember, World War One started.
  • Fredrick Custance piloted a BE2cs aeroplane from Palestine throughout WW1.

    Fredrick Custance piloted a BE2cs aeroplane from Palestine throughout WW1.
    During World War 1 Fred Custance piloted the BE2cs airplane
    in Palestine,he was in the top 3 squadron creating a flight record from Cairo to Romani in 40 hours.
  • World War 1 ended

    World War 1 ended
    Finally the Great War had ended with Fred Custance coming home from the war and determined to do something new
  • Flu Outbreak

    Worldwide flu outbreak happens. By 1920, nearly 20 million are dead. In the United States 500,000 people alone die.
  • Fredrick Custance brought a Caterpillar dealership upon returning from WW1

    Fredrick Custance brought a Caterpillar dealership upon returning from WW1
    Fred Custance brought a cataplair tractor agency dealership after reterning from the war
  • Fredrick Custance died

    Fredrick Custance died
    He died of exhaustion in the desert after his plane broke down why trying to rescue another stuck catapila