Gear Review: Advanced Armament Pilot 2 Suppressor
By Kristin Alberts
Advanced Armament Pilot 2 Suppressor package with tube, takedown tool and camo holster. (Photo: Kristin Alberts)
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.
Cleaning is made much easier on the updated Pilot two as you can totally disassemble the device. Still, cleaning all sevdn baffles can be laborious. (Photo: Kristin Alberts)
Measuring five-and-a-quarter inches in length and an even inch in