My Top Moments of 2016 – Sue Swift

2016 wasn’t just a great year for myself, but for Team Air Arms as well. There are two particular moments that happened throughout the year that I am proud of… Achieving my personal best score during the GP Bisley shoot It was an early 3.30am start for me as I had a long way to travel, but I was in high spirits ready for another tough competition. This was my first time at Bisley Shooting Club and when I arrived, the car park was full with eager field target shooters ready to showcase their shooting skills. I was paired with…

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My Top Moments Of 2016 – James Osborne

Looking back at my 2016 FT year it is very easy to focus on the negative aspects, in particular, those moments where my scores left a lot to be desired through no one’s fault other than my own. But looking…

The BFTA European Championships 2016 With James Osborne

The European Championships competition is more affectionately known signals an end to the Field Target summer. But as the competition is held at, and over the two days of, the Midland Game Fair there is little opportunity to dwell on…

Team Air Arms At The 2016 BFTA European Championships

Air Arms takes 6 out of 10 positions in 2016 BFTA European Championships The annual British Field Target Association (BFTA) European Field Target Championships took place in its usual location at Countryman Fairs’ Midland Game Fair on 17th and 18th…

James Osborne Rounds Up The 2016 BFTA Masters & Showdown

Unusually for a Field Target shoot the BFTA Masters is contested over 60 targets, 10 more than a Grand Prix round for instance. This could make for quite a gruelling competition were it not for a couple of reasons. First…

Air Arms Unveil RSN70 Limited Edition Rifle At The Midland Game Fair

In celebration of Air Arms’ founder Robert Sinclair Nicholls’ 70th birthday year, the RSN70 Limited Edition air rifle was recently revealed at Countryman Fairs’ flagship event, the Midland Game Fair, on Saturday 17th September 2016. The RSN70’s distinct design has…

Justin Wood & The Air Arms EV2

We join Air Arms field target team member, Justin Wood for a chat as he discusses his passion for the Air Arms EV2. What is your favourite feature of the EV2? There are many feaures of the EV2 that I…

Jack Harris Wins The 2016 BFTA Grand Prix Series

Air Arms Ambassador, Sue Swift gives us an insight into the BFTA Grand Prix round 7. With Jack Harris putting on an incredible shooting showcase throughout the entire BFTA Grand Prix season, there it was still all to play for…

The BFTA Grand Prix 5 & 6 Round Up With James Osborne

Anyone who has ever shot a Field Target competition will appreciate just how difficult it is to not miss a target on a course. Now to hit every target on a 50 target Grand Prix course is something special and…

Fantastic Result For Team Air Arms in the BFTA GP Series Round 6

The Air Arms Field Target Team gathered in East Devon for another day of action-packed field target shooting for round 6 of the BFTA. Humid weather conditions made shooting a challenge, but that didn’t stop the Air Arms Field Target…

The BFTA Grand Prix 3 & 4 Round Up With James Osborne

After a bright start for the Air Arms FT teams in the first two BFTA Grand Prix rounds it was perhaps inevitable things wouldn’t go quite to plan at round 3. Tawd Vale hosted the round and that meant travelling…

The NEFTA Classic, BFTA Grand Prix 1 & 2 Round Up With James Osborne

The summer FT season always progresses at a good pace and this year is no different. Two BFTA Grand Prix rounds are complete and the NEFTA Classic has been and gone. Even though only two rounds of the GP series…

Team Air Arms put on a phenomenal performance at the BFTA Grand Prix round 2.

Round 2 of the BFTA took place on the 15th May at Bisley. Talented air rifle shooters from around the country gathered for a weekend of first-class, intense target shooting. As the sun shined down on the course, team Air…

Air Arms Field Target Team 2016

We’re only weeks away from the start of the Field Target competition season. Air Arms ambassador and Field Target Captain James Osborne shares his thoughts of the teams performance last year and his hopes for the new season. As far…

10 Minutes With Air Arms Ambassador – Sue Swift

This week we spend 10 minutes with Air Arms Ambassador Sue Swift and discover everything there is to know about her time on the Field Target circuit so far.  What has been your most memorable competition so far?  The BFTA…

10 Minutes with Air Arms Ambassador Andy Calpin

We have a catch up with Air Arms Ambassador Andy Calpin to find out how he got into the sport as well as an insight into what it’s like behind the scenes of Field Target Competition.  My most memorable comp…

Another Award Winning Weekend for Team Air Arms.

Following last weekends’ huge success at the World Hunter Field Target Championships, Team Air Arms were victorious once again. Congratulations to Peter Bygrave who is the 2015 BFTA Newbury Champion! After a weekend of outstanding performances, Peter deservedly claimed 1st…

Getting into Field Target and Hunter Field Target

Former Welsh Masters FT Champion and legend Mark ‘Berty’ Bassett, gives his advice on the best ways to get into Field and Hunter Field Target. The first tip I’d give anyone of any age would be to look for a…

James Osborne – An Overview of the BFTA Grand Prix Series at Round 5

As we approach the final two rounds of the BFTA Grand Prix Series, James Osborne gives us his verdict on his progress. This summer’s BFTA Grand Prix series consists of only seven rounds (as opposed to nine in previous years)…

British Field Target Association European Championships 2014

Entries have opened for the 2014 British Field Target European Championships, which will be held at the Midland Game Fair Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st September 2014. More than 100 of the best Field Target shooters will gather from across…