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Norma Airgun Pellets – They’re Finally Available!

Way back in March 2019, HAM first brought you news of a new range of Norma airgun pellets. Although we published more information in April of the same year, things have been quiet since that time…

But not any more!

Now we have confirmation that Norma airgun pellets are now becoming available in the USA through dedicated airgun channels – the places you would expect to buy them. The first shipments have already arrived on these shores and more are on their way from the factory in Germany.

They’re already in stock at Airguns of Arizona, although not yet shown on the company’s website.

And – as you can read below – HAM already has BC test values for them…

To start with, Norma pellets are available in .177 and .22 calibers only. There’s four different styles in each caliber, making a total of eight SKUs.

Norma Airgun Pellets - They’re Finally Available!

Norma S-Target Match pellets are flat-head, wadcutter pellets. These are intended for short-range target shooting in airguns with muzzle energies below 12 Ft/Lbs where the ability to create a nice, sharp hole in paper is a primary consideration.

Superpoint Strike pellets have a sharply-pointed head design. They’re primarily intended for hunting use. Being relatively light weight, the manufacturer says that they’re most suitable for use in air rifles with muzzle energies below 18 Ft/Lbs. That represents muzzle velocities of about 1,000 FPS in .177 caliber and 750 FPS in .22 cal.

Norma Airgun Pellets - They’re Finally Available!

In addition, there are two domed-head designs. Norma Golden Trophy FT and Golden Target FT Heavy pellets. Given this design, these are general-purpose pellets that are suitable for use on reactive targets and for hunting.

The difference between these two domed pellets is primarily weight and length. The length difference is shown in our comparison photograph above. Norma says that the lighter version is most suitable for airguns with less than 18 Ft/Lbs muzzle energy. (Around 990 FPS in .177 cal and 730 FPS in .22 cal).

The Golden FT Heavies are slated for use with air rifles having muzzle energies greater than about 18 Ft/Lbs.

Norma Airgun Pellets - They’re Finally Available!

HAM has already conducted Ballistic Coefficient testing with these new Norma pellets. Here’s the results.

.177 Caliber Norma Pellet Ballistic Coefficients
NameWeightBallistic CoefficientTest Muzzle VelocityTest Velocity at 30 Yards
Match S-Target8.2 Grains0.0121031 FPS713 FPS
Superpoint Strike8.2 Grains0.0131014 FPS728 FPS
Golden Trophy FT8.4 Grains0.0151024 FPS757 FPS
Golden Trophy FT Heavy9.1 Grains0.0201003 FPS801 FPS
.22 Caliber Norma Pellet Ballistic Coefficients
NameWeightBallistic CoefficientTest Muzzle VelocityTest Velocity at 30 Yards
Match S-Target14.0 Grains0.012917 FPS678 FPS
Superpoint Strike14.5 Grains0.014942 FPS709 FPS
Golden Trophy FT15.9 Grains0.019935 FPS760 FPS
Golden Trophy FT Heavy17.6 Grains0.023913 FPS764 FPS

All Norma .177 caliber pellets are packed in tins of 300 and have an MSRP of $9.99. In .22 caliber, it’s 200 per tin with an MSRP of $9.99.