Friedrichshafen FF.33f

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Friedrichshafen FF.33f
Role Seaplane
Manufacturer Friedrichshafen
Introduction Oct 1915 [1]
Primary user Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Number built 5 [1]
Variants 33, 33b, 33e, 33h, 33j, 33l, 33s
Engine 150hp Benz Bz.III inline
Armament rear flexible Parabellum
Crew 2

The Friedrichshafen FF.33f was the first of the fighter-patrol FFs, intended for patrol and as escort for radio-carrying FF.33s. Only five were built before they were replaced in production by the 33h.[1] Three of those may have ben converts of FF.33e's: Numbers 534-536.[2]

For more information, see Wikipedia:Friedrichshafen FF.33.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Gray, p.121.
  2. Nowarra, p.34.
  • Peter Gray and Owen Thetford. German Aircraft of the First World War. Great Britain, Putnam, 1962, 1987. ISBN 0-85177-809-7.
  • Heinz J. Nowarra, Bruce Robertson, and Peter G. Cooksley. Marine Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Letchworth, Herts, England: Harleyford Publications Limited, 1966. ISBN 0900435070