In one of the recent blogposts by Airsoft GI TV is about the 1911 pistols in airsoft. Here they try to answer the top questions regarding 1911 GBB pistols... "The real Colt 1911a1 was designed by John M. Browning. The US Army began use of this model on March 29, 1911 and became known as the Model 1911. The U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps adopted this gun in 1913. Over the years and many battles, the 1911 has become an iconic handgun. Many manufacturers have adopted this model and have made changes throughout the years. Allowing this gun to stand the test of time! Lets answer some questions about the 1911 in airsoft!"
Read the rest here and below is the video version: