Friedrichshafen FF.49b

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Friedrichshafen FF.49
Role Seaplane-bomber
Manufacturer Friedrichshafen
Primary user Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Number built 22 [1] to 25[2]
Variants Friedrichshafen FF.49c
Engine 200hp Benz Bz.IV inline
Armament bombs only[1][2]
Max Speed 152 km/h (94 mph) [2]
Climb 1000m in 9.1min [2]
Endurance 5:30 [2]

The Friedrichshafen FF.49b was a bomber version of the Friedrichshafen FF.49c seaplane, with the pilot moved to the rear seat and only bombs as armament.[3] A radio was carried. [2]

For more information, see Wikipedia:Friedrichshafen FF.49.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Munson, p.169.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Gray, p.376.
  3. Gray, p.124.
  • Peter Gray and Owen Thetford. German Aircraft of the First World War. Great Britain, Putnam, 1962, 1987. ISBN 0-85177-809-7.
  • Kenneth Munson, Bombers: Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft, 1914-1919. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1968, Blandford Press Ltd. ISBN 978-0753721711