Designedin 1914 by Flugzeugbau Friedrichshafen GmbH in Friedrichshafen, Germany. The FF.33 was a single-engined reconnaissance seaplane. The aircraft was a biplane with twin floats for use by the Marine-Fliegerabteilung of the Kaiserliche Marine.
FF.33e a total of 180 were built, this was the main production variant.
FF.33l a total of 135 were built as a scout and fighter with a fixed machine gun.
Technical Details FF.33e
Crew Two (pilot, observer/radio)
Engine 1 × Benz Bz.III inline engine, 112 kW (150 hp) with two bladed wooden propeller
Span 16.60 m (54 ft 6 in)
Length 10.22 m (33 ft 6 in)
Height 3.75 m (12 ft 4 in)
Maximum Speed 110 km/h (60 kn, 68 mph)
Endurance 4-5 hours
Armament FF.33e: no armament, radio transmitter / FF.33l: single fixed machine gun
Bombload 8 × 12kg bombs