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GoPro Announces The Karma Drone Is Going Back To Stores

If I were somebody choosing the name for the first drone offering of GoPro, Karma is what I would not have chosen it to be. When it was first released last year to much fanfare, it had to be recalled as it tended to lose power in flight. Such a problem made its biggest competitor in DJI, to surge ahead with its feature packed and affordable Mavic Pro.

Meet The Team Multicam Brand Ambassadors

Multicam, or for some airsoft, Guccicam, has expanded the from its original Multicam Pattern to a variety of patterns under the “Multicam Family of Camouflage Patterns” that have been designed to fit certain operating environments (e.g. Urban, Tropical, Snow, and Arid). As of now the Multicam pattern is the most famous camo pattern that has been adopted by several countries.

UKAPU: Policing And Crime Bill Finally Receives Royal Assent

It’s finally over! The campaign for exemptions for airsoft in the Policing and Crime Bill has been maintained at 1.3 joules which is approximately 370fps using 0.20g BBs for airsoft guns that have full automatic modes. The Policing and Crime Bill has been given the Royal Assent, meaning that is now law.

Emerson Gear Is Preparing A PMAG-Style Power Bank. Neat

Thanks to a reader in Hong Kong, we get to see information on a product that Emerson Gear is about to release this year --- a PMAG-Style Power Bank. It looks actually cool as you can bring a power bank with you to the airsoft field that will not look out of place as you it will look like just another STANAG magazine in your M4 pouch.

It’s The Final Week Of Voting! Better Cast That Important Vote Now!

We are now on the final stretch of voting for the 7th Airsoft Players’ Choice Awards. And that means every reader of Popular Airsoft, and airsoft players who intend on their votes, the window for making up their minds is now fast closing. It’s just a week left for the Voting/Final period of the awards so it’s very important that they cast their votes as soon as they can before it finally closes.

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Francis Ford Coppola Wants To Make An "Apocalypse Now" Video Game

"I love the smell of napalm in the morning" is the best speech in a movie in a Blockbuster UK survey amongst film buffs in 2004. Probably is, since it’s one of the most memorable lines in a movie ever. If you do not know what move the line came from, you’ll probably listen to it again if Francis Ford Coppola gets his way.

Oakley SI Expands Prizm Line To Water, Shooting, Snow, and Trail

Since the introduction of the Oakley SI Prizm in 2014, Oakley have expanded the line to cover different environments and activities. Apart from the “Daily” Prizm, they got “Shooting”, “Water”, “Snow”, “Trail”, and even “Golf”. They released a series of videos this week to show the various models for these environments.

UKAPU Update: Current Legal Issues Affecting UK Airsoft

Matt Furey-King, present Chairman of the United Kingdom Airsoft Players Union (UKAPU), made a four-part post early this month about current legal issues affecting UK Airsoft. These legal issues are about proposed legislation being proposed UK-wide, any of the countries comprising the United Kingdom, as well as the European Union (yep, the UK is still in the EU).

ORGA & RWA Partner To Distribute A BAD556 Kit For The TM MWS GBB

(Update 08 February 2017): Paul Chu, CEO of RedWolf Airsoft, sends another clarification that ORGA Airsoft got exclusively distribution rights for this kit in Japan whilst this is actually manufactured by RWA.

ONR Looking Into Smart Body Armour To Detect Traumatic Brain Injury

In what probably is taking cue from developers of football helmets that have sensors to determine if the brain trauma, the U.S. Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR) is looking into the developing helmets and body armour that have sensors that can determine if a shockwave from an explosion may have injured a soldier’s brain without waiting for a medic to tell him/her.