Featured Vetrepreneurs: The Wing Shooter Mike Searson November 11, 2015 Join the Conversation The Wing Shooter is a shotgun sight designed by retired Naval Officer Aaron Frederick to help shooters develop their ability to lead and swing in order to hit moving targets. Instead of guessing where to shoot and hoping the shot pattern collides with the target, the shooter puts the bead directly on the target and follows it through the shot. There are two collapsible wings on either side of the barrel that are level with the sight. These wings have two sight pins to allow for different range settings with three major positions fully closed against the barrel, half position at 45 degrees and a full position at 90 degrees. The Wing Shooter works best with a ribbed barrel Although the science behind the Wing Shooter is complex, its use is easy Simply mount the Wing Shooter 6 to 8 inches from the bore of the shotgun barrel depending on the speed of the target; the faster the targets move, the further back on the barrel the sight is positioned. Six inches from the bore is a good place to start with the wings folded to the preset 45 degree position. As a target is moving to your left or right the shooter will use the pins of the opposite side. For example if the target is moving left the shooter will use the pins on the right side of the barrel to shoot in front of the target and stay with the target to the ground. The faster the target, the more of a lead is needed so the shooter uses the outside pin. For more lead the shooter moves the wings to the fully extended position. The 45 degree angle is the best one to begin with Frederick served as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy commanding boat crews of Marines and sailors tasked with pirate intervention. After an injury sustained in the line of duty, Frederick left the Navy to resume his career as a full time custom knife maker. If you think the Wing Shooter is innovative, you need to take a look at his knives. Aaron Frederick as a Naval Officer The Wing Shooter sight can be bought directly from Aaron for $30 and is available on his website. Company: Wing Shooter Primary focus: Shotgun weapon sight More information: Home page: http://wingshootershotgunsights.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/The-Wing-Shooter-Shotgun-Sights-1499373193620508/timeline/ Explore RECOILweb:RETALES: Please Don’t Put That in Your PantsThe Ashley Update: M2 Machine Gun History and Simulator at the Cody Firearms MuseumPreview - Visit - Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum Concealment #8 NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.