FF-33L was the last from the series of Friedrichshafen WWI floatplanes. It was smaller version of FF-33H, and was build since 1917. Initially It was intended for combat duties, later for training purposes, for flying schools where it served until the end of the Great War.
One sample found it way to Polish Naval Base in Puck in August 1920 via Utgoff company. It received white number 9, and was classified as light bomber. It was also equipped with observer’s machine gun on ring. The airplane was used up to October 1921, when it crashed during landing on stormy waters of Baltic sea.
We are very pleased to introduce our second 1:48 scale aircraft. Friedrichshafen FF-33L in 🛩️Polish service.
Model will be available in January 2019.
Reinforced wire wings and struts will ensure rigidity of the structure. Decals, color manual and etched parts in set.