The S.M.1 was developed from 1915 by aircraft designer René Moineau for the Salmson-Moineau company, to meet the French military A3 specification, which called for a three-seat long range reconnaissance aircraft with strong defensive armament. [...]
The Friedrichshafen FF33 was a German single-engine, two-seater reconnaissance biplane with twin floats. It was designed by Flugzeugbau Friedrichshafen in 1914 for the Marine-Fliegerabteilung aviation forces of the Kaiserliche Marine.
After my recent rant re models, model shows and their ilk, I sat myself down and gave myself of piece of my mind. As usual, I was the only one in the room, and the nurse, long familiar with my babbling aloud to myself, only glanced in through th[...]