Friedrichshafen FF.33s

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Friedrichshafen FF.33s
Role Seaplane trainer
Manufacturer Friedrichshafen
Introduction 1918
Primary user Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Number built ≤30[note 1]
Variants 33, 33b, 33e, 33f, 33h, 33j, 33l
Engine 150hp Benz Bz.III inline
Armament none
Crew 2
Max Speed 110 km/h (68 mph)[2]
Climb 1,000 m (3,280 ft) in 19:18[2]
1,500 m (4,920 ft) in 24:36[2]

The Friedrichshafen FF.33s was a 33j seaplane fitted with dual controls for training.

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


  1. It is not certain how many of the order of 30 were completed before war's end.[1]
  1. Nowarra, p.36.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Grosz'99, p.37.
  • 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 73: FF 33E. Great Britain: Albatros Publications, Ltd., 1999. ISBN 1-902207-14-9
  • 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