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Flugzeubau Friedrichshafen GmbH Manzell. built both twin-engine bombers and a long series of seaplanes. It was founded in 1912 by an associate of von Zeppelin, Theodor Kober, and it focused at first on seaplane development. Later, in 1915, twin-engine bombers were added, and they shared the reputation for toughness that the seaplanes had established. [1]

Production aircraft from the Great War or shortly thereafter include:


  1. Grosz'97, p.1.
  • Peter Gray and Owen Thetford. German Aircraft of the First World War. Great Britain, Putnam, 1962, 1987. ISBN 0-85177-809-7.
  • P.M. Grosz, Windsock Datafile 65: Fdh G.III~IIIa. Great Britain: Albatros Publications Ltd., 1997. ISBN 0-948414-97-9