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Airgun Books Library Reference
>> Library Reference
List with title, author, publisher, year, n. pages, ISBN and cover photo

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PFTA, International Pistol Field Target Association
>> Documentation Archive (tech reference, regulations and photos)

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Airgun Law in Portugal
Caliber, size, energy, sport, hunt and recreational use >>

Power Curve Tech Report
Data, stats and charts for the power curves of a
Air Arms S310 FACand a Air Arms S410 TDR
with 16 and 20 grain pellets >>

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Airgunning and Field Target, Portuguese Magazine "Armas & Munições"
Articles (text and photos) copyrighted by
Pedro Mateus and "Armas & Munições"
Note: available in Portuguese language only.
Click here >>


FT Manuals from BFTA
Published at the BFTA website    
June, 17th, 2006


[Field Target] Technical Skills Manual
(PDF format, approx. 1.6 MB)

   Topics covered:

   The History of Field Target, The Law, Safety, Breathing
   Trigger Control, Follow Through, Freestyle Position
   Kneeling Position, Standing Position, Range finding, Wind

Setting Up An Air Rifle And Telescopic Sight For Field Target
An Instruction Manual For Beginners

(PDF format, approx. 850 KB)

   Topics covered:
   Introduction, Rifle Preparation, Scope Mounting, Mount Height and Cheek Piece fit
   Centering the Adjustment Turrets, Installing mounts,
   Focussing the Eyepiece and Crosshairs, Setting Optical Centre at Optimum Range
   Plumbing the Crosshairs, Final Windage Adjustment, Establishing the Trajectory
   Choosing Zero Distance, Systems for Marking P/A Assembly and Elevation
   Zenith of the Trajectory and Use of a Bottoming Turret,
   Completing the Remainder of the Trajectory, Rangefinding by Parallax Correction
   What is Parallax?, Types of Parallax Adjustment, Calibrating the P/A for Rangefinding
   Ballistics Explained, Why .177?, Observed Trajectory with Scope Fitted
   Minute-of-Angle (MOA), Increasing the scope height,
   Trajectory Compensation by Holdover, What is Holdover?
   Multi-Aimpoint Reticules, Zeroing when using Holdover


Origin. published at the BFTA website .

PICT1182.JPG (426612 bytes)Testing Field Target Targets   
May, 14th, 2006

Testing for high power silhouette impacts resulting on target fall as if it on kill zone (false positive hits) on stock factory produced field target targets >>


Airgun Pellet Weights   
By Steven Carr
Click here >>

Airgun Formulas and Conversions   
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