Customer Reviews4.8 / 5.0185 ReviewsDurability4.7 / 5Reliability4.8 / 5Performance4.8 / 5Ease Of Use4.8 / 5Value4.7 / 5Would You Recommend?Yes (15)Durability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesThe Perfect HeadsetA great headset is an absolute must for any pilot, and this one is one of the best options out there. This headset took me from just after my first solo flight right to my commercial licence, and it's worked perfectly ever since. It's super comfortable so it's great for those long cross-country flights, and it's built really well so it'll stand up to any abuse it gets. It's nothing flashy; it's just a normal headset with no crazy extras and ridiculous functions, but what it does, it does perfectly and reliably, time and time again. And as for the price, you can't get anything half as good for anywhere near what this costs.June 29, 2018Durability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance4 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesGreat headsetI purchased these for my passenger and it was a great choice. They are quality enough for for any use if you don't need or want noise cancelling.June 19, 2018Purchased
1 year agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?Yesstudent pilot needs his/her ownAs a student pilot, I now wonder how did I live so long without my own headset? Save yourself the trouble with terrible rental headsets and get your own.
So far, it has lived up to its billing: comfortable, clear, well fitting. The gel ear seals are more comfortable than the foam ones but the headset still clamps down hard since it is not noise cancelling. The flexible boom mic is easier to position than the metal frame type.
This model is mid-range priced; not too cheap that it will break down in a year and not too expensive to break the bank. As a student pilot, it may be my first headset purchase and probably not my last. In the long run, I'm sure I will hand it down to my passengers, or keep as a spare.June 19, 2018Purchased
1 month agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesGreat HeadsetThe price for this headset is great and the headset is perfect for me. I've flown with it a few times since buying it and it hasn't given me any trouble.
It's clear, durable and comfortable. I highly recommend it!June 8, 2018Purchased
1 month agoWould You Recommend?YesExtremely comfortable, Very easy to maneuver the mic compared to other headsets.
I had a set 15 yrs ago when i started flying and the models now and so much better
Tip: buy the comfort covers to go over the gel ear seals for a much better experience!March 27, 2018Purchased
4 months agoWould You Recommend?YesReliable and durable headsetPerfect headset for me, great for student or recreational flyer. Durable and no major problems. Recently bought a new one, using old one for passengers. Not a pro headset but works fine in a Cessna 172. Would recommend, good value for the price.March 16, 2018Purchased
4 months agoGreat beginners headsetWorks as advertised. Great sound clarity, noise reduction and voice response. Have not used on a long cross-country yet, longest flight so far with the headset was 1:45 but had absolutely no comfort for issues at all. Great headset for the student pilot and Sporty’s price can’t be beat.March 12, 2018Purchased
4 months agoDurability4 / 5Reliability4 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesI’m training for my private pilot so I needed something relatively inexpensive and simple. Plug them in and start talking. ATC is clear smooth and so is my own voice.November 14, 2017Purchased
8 months agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?Yes-Good Headset-What a great headset. The DC H10-13.4 is so light and comfortable and muffles engine noise very effectively. I would recommend it to anyone who needs an aviation headset. Thanks David Clark and Sporty's.November 3, 2017Purchased
9 months agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesGood value and performance.Solid as Sears. This is the DC-3 of headsets. Excellent combination of quality, comfort and performance. Excellent for new pilots, if you choose to upgrade later, use these in the back seat or pass them along to someone else.November 1, 2017Purchased
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- Question and Answer
Browse 12 questions Browse 12 questions and 25 answersThere's a tiny sliding switch on the block that splits the cord from the headset into 2 separate wires for connecting to the panel Jacks. My headset isn't transmitting, if this switch got inadvertently moved would that have caused the problem? I've never moved it knowingly and really never noticed it until I was trying to determine why it stopped transmitting.Is the mic length adjustable?BEST ANSWER: The microphone arm is completely flexible, so it's easy to adjust it to the optimal position. While you cannot directly change the length (that I'm aware of), if you find the mic at a suboptimal place, you can simply give or take slack from elsewhere on its arm by bending it.Does it come with a microphone cover? There is one shown in the picture.BEST ANSWER: Yes, it has a foam cover over the microphone.Looks like the cord is on the right side of the head set. My jack is on the left side of my cockpit under panel. Would I have to run the cord over my lap or behind my back so as to not cause any interference with flight controls or a nuisance on my lap. ?BEST ANSWER: The microphone arm will swing fully to the other side, so there's no reason you can't simply wear it with the cables on the left.How long is the cord on the H10-13.4? It looks short.BEST ANSWER: Cord is 6 feet long. Perfect for most GA aircraft.Looks like no headset bag included. What's the best bag to buy this with?BEST ANSWER: It depends how big you want it and how much you want to spend. For a basic one, this is a good choice: http://www.sportys.com/pilotshop/flight-bags-kneeboards/flight-gear-mods/headset-pouch-gear-mod.html.
For something more sophisticated, this is a very popular one: http://www.sportys.com/pilotshop/flight-outfitters-lift-bag.htmlDoes this headset good for the small planes like cessna 172?BEST ANSWER: Yes, it works very well in that aircraft.Can you play music through this headset?BEST ANSWER: This headset does not have an AUX input for playing music.Does this head set come with a curly helicopter cord (single jack)?BEST ANSWER: Yes it does come in a helicopter version. Product id 5151ADo you fix or repair headsets? I have owned my david clark headset h10-13.4 for about 17 years and love it, but the microphone seems to have quit working, any suggestions? Thanks!BEST ANSWER: Yes, Please return the headset to Sportys, 2001 Sporyts Dr., Batavia Ohio 45103. We will send it to David Clark for an estimate to repair.Hello there I was witnessing if this headset Bluetooth compatible?BEST ANSWER: No it does not have Bluetooth.Hi, does the headset com with the cord/plug that fits in the airplane?BEST ANSWER: Yes, this headset has a dual plug cord.
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