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UK Government Mulling To Require Drone Pilots To Pass A Theory Test

If you are based in the UK and planning to fly drones for fun or for a living (such as covering airsoft events), then you may need to take a test if the British government pushes through its plans to require drone pilots to pass the test before they are given permits to fly their drones.

Just Three Days Left Before The Nomination Period Ends! Nominate Now!

Still rubbing that happy tummy for that Christmas feast you had? Well, if you are resting from all the food gorged on Christmas day, you are probably online for airsoft news and updates and of course, that social media thingy where your airsoft team mates are also members of.

We’re Taking A Break For The Holiday Season! Happy Holidays!

(Advisory: As we take a break to be with our families and friends for the holidays, there will be no news posts and stories on Popular Airsoft from the 24th to the 26th of December. Regular publication will resume on the 27th of December.)

We are wishing our readers a warm holiday season, as we are about to celebrate Christmas and after that new year. We wish that things could have been better for the world, but for now we will just count the blessings that we got for this year.

Admit It Geardos! This Is What You Really Want For Christmas

Honestly, we are always getting lazy to write feature stories in the 3 days before Christmas as our minds are already set in celebrating the Holiday Season with family and friends. Apart from that, our minds are also occupied thinking what our Christmas money can buy for us our airsoft addiction.

Ryan Gosling Joins Harrison Ford In The Blade Runner Sequel

Fans are divided whether the Blade Runner, a sci-fi film starring Harrison Ford released in 1982 that has a cult following, should have a sequel or not. As for me, I am all for a sequel so we get to see how this movie takes off from the 1982 movie, called Blade Runner 2049.

The U.S. Marine Corps Authorizes The Use Of The Magpul PMAG Gen M3

Soldier Systems broke the story yesterday about the U.S. Marine Corps authorizing the use of the Magpul PMAG Gen M3 Magazine using funds for use by the Marine combat units. While it is a positive development for Magpul, does it mean that the PMAG is officially adopted for use by the whole Marine Corps?

But first, here is the official message as reported by Soldier Systems:

It’s The 4th Week Of Nominations, Keep On Submitting Your Nominees!

It’s hot (even if the weather is cold) as the Nominations Period of the 7th Airsoft Players’ Choice Awards is seeing a really big number of readers and airsoft players submitting their nominees. Keep on nominating and invite other airsoft players to nominate too will help your favourites get a place for the Voting/Finals Period next year.

Crew Served Weapons Will Soon Be Equipped With Wireless Thermal Sights

Wireless targeting technology will soon be used on crew-served weapons in the U.S. Army if everything goes according to plan. This will allow the gunner to be able to provide effective and accurate support fire in under any environment.

U.S. Army Shows The Lighter And More Maneuverable Ballistic Combat Shirt

The quest for a lighter protective gear for the American warfighter continues as reduced weight means speed and less load stress on the soldier where being able to move and maneuver quickly can mean life and death. Body armor is always much desired but existing protection is heavy and cutting weight without compromising the protective features is always a goal.

Navy SEAL Drama “SIX” Premieres On The 18th Of January 2017

There will be a new TV series of elite operators that airsoft players around the world will need to mark on their cable TV channels next year. If you are missing “The Unit”, the show about Delta Force operators that got cancelled in 2009, then “SIX” will be something to look forward to.