Lightspeed Sierra Headset

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$650.00

Budget friendly ANR headset with Bluetooth

The perfect choice for budget-conscious pilots, students, and passengers, Sierra offers high-end performance and features - including outstanding noise cancellation, full Bluetooth integration and compatibility with FlightLink, Lightspeed's in-cockpit recording app. It's a great place to start into the world of ANR headsets.

  • Bluetooth interface makes it easy to connect to your cell phone 
  • Bluetooth interface also allows you to lis...
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Budget friendly ANR headset with Bluetooth

The perfect choice for budget-conscious pilots, students, and passengers, Sierra offers high-end performance and features - including outstanding noise cancellation, full Bluetooth integration and compatibility with FlightLink, Lightspeed's in-cockpit recording app. It's a great place to start into the world of ANR headsets.

  • Bluetooth interface makes it easy to connect to your cell phone 
  • Bluetooth interface also allows you to listen to music
  • Outstanding active noise reduction that reduces low frequency noise
  • With the auto shut-off feature, 2 AA batteries will power the Sierra for over 40 hours
  • Weighs 16 oz. 
  • Stereo/mono switchable, with dual volume controls
  • 5 year warranty
  • Made in USA
  • Personal preferences can be set using the enhanced capabilities of FlightLink, Lightspeed’s exclusive iPad app: bass and treble levels, voice clarity boost, in-flight recording via Bluetooth.

What makes Lightspeed different?

Performance, value, support –– and choice

Performance. Lightspeed’s commitment to innovation and continuous personal engagement with customers are the drivers behind their industry-leading performance and a long list of industry firsts and Lightspeed exclusives. Famous for bringing new features to the aviation market, Lightspeed was the first aviation headset company to offer intercom priority, automatic ANR shut-off and integrated Bluetooth cell phone and music. Their innovation continues today, with a host of features exclusive to Lightspeed headsets. A wireless headset, a firmware-upgradeable headset and app integration with a headset are just a few of the exclusive features you will find only in Lightspeed headsets.

Value. Dollar for dollar, Lightspeed products offer higher performance and more features than any other headset on the market. Your investment in a Lightspeed product yields returns that will exceed your expectations.

Support. Lightspeed’s customer support goes beyond response times and customer-oriented solutions. It also means engaging with thousands of customers every year –– in person –– to understand how and why they fly and doing their part to help the aviation community thrive.

Choice. Lightspeed understands every pilot, plane and mission is different, and offers a full line of premium headsets so pilots may choose which suits them best.

JC MayerleStaff PIREP

"As a new pilot, the Sierra is a ideal for my flight bag. It's priced right, but I don't have to sacrifice important features like ANR or Bluetooth. In my opinion, it's the best bang for the buck."

Plus: High-end features, mid-range price

Plus: Soft ear seals and headband

Minus: Heavier than Zulu.2 headset

- J.C. Mayerle
Student Pilot
New Product Specialist, Sporty's

Sporty's Test Flight Guarantee

Take your new headset flying and make sure it's the right choice for you. If you're not thrilled, return the headset to us within 30 days and in the same condition in which you received it - we'll exchange it for another headset or refund your money. There's no paperwork and no hassle. Just another reason why Sporty's is the #1 headset dealer in aviation.

Lightspeed Trade Up Program

Tired of your uncomfortable old headset? Now you can trade in that old headset toward a new Lightspeed headset and save up to $350. Here's how it works

Buy Now, Pay Later

A headset is a major investment, and now there's an easy way to make paying for it a little more convenient. For a limited time, PayPal Credit is offering no payments and no interest if paid in full in 6 months on purchases of $99 or more. Just choose the PayPal option at checkout. Learn More

 

Doug Ranly

Catalog Manager—Sporty’s Pilot Shop

Have questions?

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IFR training
Being a low time pilot and renting planes I was fine with the reliability and durability of my old David Clark’s. But now going through IFR training I needed higher performance for clarity and noise cancellation. The ratings were good and the warranty good so I went with Sierras. I am very impressed and happy with their performance.
October 9, 2017
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3 weeks ago
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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Yes
ANR Headset
Bought this for my son starting his instrument training. He is very happy with it and especially likes the Bluetooth for music while cruising.........overall a good headset for General Aviation.
September 5, 2017
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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Yes
Love em. Great ANR. Comfortable with minimal head clamping, and I have a big head. Bluetooth works great. So far, so good. Time will tell since I've only had them for a short period. Would've like to have had the Kevlar chord. For $650, you'd think they'd come in a better carrying case. Overall, I'm happy with my purchase.
August 15, 2017
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2 months ago
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3 / 5
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3 / 5
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3 / 5
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Yes
I love it, except that my audio from other sources doesn't record, only mine.
Not sure if I'm doing something wrong, but I only get my audio transmissions recording in the Flightlink app. I don't get ATC, Ground, other aircraft, or even my passengers. The app only records me.
August 14, 2017
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2 months ago
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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So far it works for me.
I have problems with headsets fitting me head. I always seem to have an gap right below my ears that lets noise in. With this head set I don't have that gap, so I can get full use out of the ANR. A BIG bonus for me.
July 21, 2017
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3 months ago
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Very comfortable
Very comfortable on long flights. ANR works great. Bluetooth connection with phone is a useful tool
April 19, 2017
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I got two!
Well worth price and meets all my needs.
March 22, 2017
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Light speed Sierra.
Great product for the price. I plan to buy another soon!
February 16, 2017
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Just awesome!!!
As a student pilot, I started with David Clark headset provided by my school but we all know how it is when used by many many students... By the end of the flight, both my ears and head were hurting due to soft gel cups constantly hurting. One day my instructor borrowed me his Bose A20 headset to try and I was like Wow!!! The feeling and clarity was just unbelievable and it was so soft and comfortable but it comes with a price... So I started doing my research and came across Lightspeed Sierra and read thru all the reviews and all recommended it... I was told by my instructor to start with David Clark 13.4 headset (~$300.00) but twice the price I can get Lightspeed... So I started saving $50 per week for this headset and I have to say... IT IS WORTH EVERY $$$. Exact same feeling and clarity like Bose A20 but half the price... I just did my first 160nm solo cross-country and gotta say... I will give two thumbs up for LIGHTSPEED SIERRA.
February 12, 2017
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
more than I need as a beginner...
I bought this headset even though I am a brand new student pilot. I have big ears, and getting over some nervousness on the mic! Wanted something comfortable, and something that I can be sure I'm hearing everything. Very comfy, sound is clear, seems well-built. I hope to get many years out of this headset. Pricey, but very nice.... and cheaper than Bose.
February 7, 2017
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Will this headset fit into the headset pocket of the Flight Gear Crosswind bag?
A shopper on Oct 12, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes it will fit in the pocket of the crosswind bag.
do you have any student discounts? I am a college student at MTSU.
Michael C on Jul 27, 2017
BEST ANSWER: We do not offer student discounts. We do have discounts on several of our products. These are listed on the product web page.
I'm trying to use the promotion code on checkout and am not having any luck?
I was told I could get a tradein for my old headset but its not giving me the info to do so?
A shopper on Apr 2, 2017
BEST ANSWER: We do not use promotional codes for this. The trade in program requires you to send the headset in to our us. Sportys, 2001 Sportys Drive, Batavia Ohio 45103. Include which headset you would like to trade up to and a phone number so that they may contact you for payment information
Will the music shut off when a transmission comes in?
calvin h on Jan 29, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The music will shut off when a transmission comes in or when anyone speaks on the intercom.
Will this headset bag fit a Lightspeed Sierra?
Jkarlmen on Jan 15, 2017
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BEST ANSWER: I have two Lightspeed Sierra headsets and all of the other stuff (charts, plates, iPad, knee board, lights, batteries, SP-400 NAV/COM radio) from my old flight bag in my new Flight Gear Captain's bag. It all fits with room to spare. The bright interior panels are nice. I found it works better to put the headsets in with the band down and the cables on top. It has been a great bag.
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