Texan Air Rifle Named NRA Gun of the Week

Photo by Sherry Williams
Photo by Sherry Williams

Edited by LSONews Staff

The National Rifle Association has picked the Texan air rifle by Airforce Airguns as their Gun of the Week. This is first time anyone can remember the NRA picking an air rifle and marks the first time AirForce has been named Gun of the Week. The Texan is the world’s most powerful production air rifle.

“This was quite a pleasant surprise and a serious honor,” commented AirForce CEO and Founder John McCaslin. “I have been a member of NRA and a reader of American Rifleman for most of my life and I cannot recall the last time an air rifle was Gun of the Week. We want to thank everyone at NRA and the staff at American Rifleman for this. It is probably the best Christmas present we could have hoped for.”

Sherry Williams, AirForce Huntress,  lives and hunts with the air gun in Texas.

“The AirForce Texan is a great hunting rifle for almost any size prey. It is the perfect air rifle for Texas hunting.” William’s said.

The AirForce Texan set a new high bar for pre-charged pneumatic air rifles when introduced at the 2015 SHOT Show with energy levels of 500 foot pounds and the ability to take down a whitetail with a single shot from its .457 barrel. The Texan has elevated the art of airgun hunting to large game and rivals most hunting rifles in accuracy and many in power.

“Everyone here at AirForce has a serious sense of pride over this mention by NRA,” remarked McCaslin. “We are regular hunters, shooters and NRA members. We could not be prouder or happier than when we received word that our Texan was going to the Gun of the Week.

Since the introduction of the Texan, AirForce has received a steady stream of successful hunt photos from Texan owners all over the US. The most common comment is “Wow!”

A link to the NRA’s Gun of the Week page is on AirForce’s Facebook page.

AirForce Airguns has been innovating, designing and producing precision pre-charged air guns at their Fort Worth, Texas headquarters for over 15 years. In February, 2016, AirForce will be opening a new state of the art factory in Texas to keep up with the growing demand and integrate the newest manufacturing techniques.

AirForce is known for developing the most technologically advanced airgun shooting systems in the world and is the original and favorite black airgun. With a reputation for flexibility and legendary accuracy, AirForce Airguns offers a solution for just about any airgun shooting situation.

Serious airgunning starts at AirForce Airguns.

For more information on AirForce Airguns, please visit the website at www.airforceairguns.com.

 

 

 

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