FAC air rifles

High-powered airguns can be useful tools but they also have their drawbacks

If you’re looking to buy an air gun, then browse through our air rifle reviews which you can find here.

We’ve reviewed PCP air rifles, spring powered air rifles, second-hand air rifles and classic air rifles.

You’ll find air guns for under £1000 and under £500.

Our reviewers have put various air guns through their paces, whether you want them for garden airgunning, ratting and pest control, shooting squirrels or starting shooting.

We’ve covered all the major manufacturers as well as some that may not be so familiar.

You’ll learn about the best air rifles for beginners and air rifles for specific quarry.

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There is a great appetite for airguns that stand out from the crowd, and Brocock airguns usually meet that demand in their own way. The subject of this review goes…


Too many of us make the mistake of getting seduced into thinking that we need to spend a small fortune on gear to get the most from our airgun shooting.…

Weihrauch HW35E air rifle

The Weihrauch HW35E  air rifle, at 69, is a senior citizen. It has stood the test of time and won the hearts of many an airgunner. There have been a…


Our rating:  93%

Webley Stingray Express LE

Webley & Scott was one of our oldest gunmakers but sadly it ceased manufacturing in Britain in 2005 and all its airguns are now made in Turkey. It is a…

Diana Model 48

The Diana gun-works in Germany is one of the oldest air rifle makers in Europe. Formed in 1890, it celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2015, when it was taken over…

.25 calibre air rifle

Steve Harper is one of the old-school airgun makers in Britain. Famed for his innovative Harper classic guns, his fortes were his precision-made air canes and air cartridge firearms and…

Feinwerkbau 300SU Air Rifle

Feinwerkbau (FWB) — or Feinwerkbau Westinger und Altenburger to give it its full name — is based in Oberndorf at the head of the Neckar river and was started after World…

Weihrauch HW 55T

To me, Weihrauch are the epitome of classic quality air rifle manufacture and the standard that most other airguns are judged by. All Weihrauch air rifles are made the old-fashioned way with well-engineered metal parts…

Jackal Hi Power .22 air rifle

The Jackal air rifle was a pivotal design that led to the rise and acceptance of synthetic stock use in Britain today. Sussex Armoury, the Hailsham-based maker of the Jackal range, was not shy…

Relum tornado

Remarks such as “Oh, I had one of those and mine’s still shooting,” are the sort that get made about the Relum Tornado air rifle. It was never going to…

Umarex 850 Air Magnum

Umarex 850 Air Magnum air rifle: Powered by liquid gas is the world's first mass produced, full-power Co2 hunting rifle.

Webley Osprey air rifle review

Webley & Scott is a long-established, gun manufacturer, but one airgun stands out from the others produced by the company, and that is the Osprey. Following the theme of naming…

See what Greg Wallace thought of three fox shooting rifles: the Browning X-bolt .243, Howa Model 1500 in .22-250 and Mossberg 100 ATR, again in .243 calibre.

Single-shot air rifles are not everyones' first choice, but this award winning Logun Solo will leave you more than satisfied.

BSA Lightning XL Tactical air rifle

BSA Lightning XL Tactical air rifle: We are struck by the graceful lines and fantastic accuracy produced by the latest spring-powered air rifle made by BSA, the Lightning XL Tactical.