With all the hubbub about the impending (fingers crossed) passing of the Hearing Protection Act, suppressors are rising to the top of shooter’s wish lists. What better place to start than an affordable rimfire silencer from an American company? Guns.com ditched the ear muffs and did some plinking with the AAC Pilot 2.
Who is Advanced Armament?
The Advanced Armament Corp is headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama. Their suppressors are made in the USA, and are available from rimfire to pistol to big bores with everything in between. They offer a complete rifle, uppers, barrels, accessories, apparel, and plenty of other suppressor-related gear as well.
What is the Pilot 2 Suppressor?
The Pilot 2 is a 22LR-specific, lightweight, thread-mounted suppressor improving upon the company’s hit selling original Pilot model. This second version is set apart by a redesign allowing the can to be disassembled for thorough cleaning and maintenance with the removable baffle stack.
Measuring five-and-a-quarter inches in length and an even inch in width, the aluminum Pilot 2 weighs only 3.5 ounces. The aluminum body is anodize finished with what the company calls SCARmor. The SPL sound reduction rating is 37 decibels. Threads are standard ½-28 and as such, will thread directly onto most rimfire rifles and pistols without an adapter.