Watch: 15 essential air rifle safety rules to live by

Gary Chillingworth shooting an air rifle in the prone position in a garden; inset image of three white targets

Just because you don't need a licence (unless you're in Scotland!) doesn't mean air rifles can't cause significant damage - learn these 15 rules and you'll never go wrong, whether out hunting or shooting on the range - Credit: Archant

In this episode of Shooting & Country TV, our airgun guru and Airgunner magazine contributor, Gary Chillingworth, is looking closely at air rifle safety, listing 15 simple rules to follow which will ensure you never put yourself or anyone around you in danger.

Whether you hunt, shoot HFT, or simply plink for pleasure, knowing how to be safe with an air rifle is absolutely essential - it's a common misconception that air guns aren't real guns and can't cause THAT much damage. Well... Gary is here to set you straight, and will prove just jow much damage they can do in this video with a simple demo.

Gary is running this new airgunning vlog - At the Range with Gary Chillingworth - every other week on Shooting & Country TV, so make sure to subscribe to the channel and keep and eye out for his videos if you love air rifle shooting. It will be a  mixture of air rifle reviews, air rifle shooting technique advice, and tips for Gary's specialist subject - HFT. 
If you want Gary to answer a specific question or cover a particular area of airgun shooting, just leave a comment below or contact Gary via details in the video. Enjoy!