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FF 49c

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Michael Kirk, e-mail, 02.11.2015 00:11

Do you know the ceiling of the FF49, particularly the FF49C?

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Charles Haist, e-mail, 15.02.2012 20:52

Friedrichshafen FF.49From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Flugzeugbau Friedrichshafen GmbH
First flight 1917
Introduction September 1917
Primary users Kaiserliche Marine
Finnish Air Force
Polish Air Force
Danish Air Force
Number built 240
Developed from Friedrichshafen FF.33

Friedrichshafen FF.49 was a German, two-seat, single-engine floatplane designed by Flugzeugbau Friedrichshafen in 1917.

Contents [hide]
1 Versions
2 Operators
3 Specifications (FF.49)
4 See also
5 Sources

[edit] VersionsFF.49 - Two-seat reconnaissance floatplane, powered by a 150 kW (200 hp) Benz Bz.IV piston engine. 14 built.
FF.49B - Two-seat bomber floatplane. 25 built.
FF.49C - Two-seat reconnaissance floatplane.
[edit] Operators Denmark
Royal Danish Air Force
Finnish Air Force (four FF.49C, one FF.49B; in use 1918-1923)
German Empire
Kaiserliche Marine
(four FF.49C, by A /S Aero)
Polish Air Force (Postwar)
Swedish Navy (Postwar), (two FF.49C, in use from 19191924)
[edit] Specifications (FF.49)
starting for a reconnaissance flightData from Thulinista Hornetiin

General characteristics

Crew: 2
Length: 11.60 m (38 ft 0 in)
Wingspan: 17.15 m (56 ft 3 in)
Height: 4.50 m (14 ft 9 in)
Wing area: 71.16 m (765.7 ft)
Empty weight: 1,485 kg (2,970 lb)
Loaded weight: kg (lb)
Useful load: kg (kg)
Max. takeoff weight: 2,135 kg (4,697 lb)
Powerplant: 2 Benz Bz.IV 6-cylinder, water-cooled inline engine, 152-164 kW (200-220 hp) each

Maximum speed: 140 km /h (76 kn, 86 mph)
Cruise speed: 115 km /h (62 kn, 70 mph)

Endurance: 5 h 40 min

1 7.92 mm (.312 in) machine gun
4 12.7 kg (28 lb) bombs
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Dose, e-mail, 14.04.2008 13:51

With this type flew an uncle 1918. The engine was a Benzmotor Bz IV. He has had an accident by a landing 7 sm out of Tuzla and the tailend was broken.


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