We asked our test pilots: Which headset do you wear the most?

  • Michael Wolf - President, commercial pilot

    Lightspeed Zulu PFX Headset

    “ The digital ANR capabilities of the PFX are worth the extra batteries.” - Michael Wolf

    The new Zulu PFX raises the bar for active noise reduction headsets, and is Lightspeed’s best headset ever. The company has long been known for making aviation headsets with innovative audio and noise reduction technology, and the Zulu PFX is no exception. From the latest Active Noise Reduction (ANR) technology to innovative aux audio features, this headset has it all.

  • Bret Koebbe - Vice president, Sporty's Academy flight instructor

    Bose A20 Aviation Headset with Bluetooth

    “ Comfortable, amazing noise reduction, dependable, and doesn’t interfere with glasses.” - Bret Koebbe

    Bose was the first company to introduce active noise reduction headsets (over 20 years ago) and they’ve been innovating ever since.

  • John Zimmerman - Vice president, commercial pilot

    Lightspeed Zulu.2 Headset

    “I really like having Bluetooth music. An audio input cable gets in the way when flying a helicopter.” - John Zimmerman

    Lightspeed's Zulu headset has been a pilot favorite for years, combining a comfortable fit, excellent noise cancellation and unmatched audio features. The Zulu.2 is a compelling blend of design, technology, high performance and value.

  • Doug Ranly - Catalog manager, private pilot

    Clarity Aloft Headset

    “Once you get over the fact that you’re wearing ear plugs, the Clarity Aloft provides great noise reduction with minimal weight.” - Doug Ranly

    This In-the-ear headset brings passive noise cancellation to a whole new level. Patented Comply™ Canal Tip ear plugs provide the highest level of sound protection by preventing sound from entering the ear canal. Tiny speakers and electret microphone give great sound clarity while keeping the weight at a minimum. At only 1.5 oz., this headset is perfect for long cross country flights.

  • Paul Jurgens - Vice president, publications, flight instructor

    Sigtronics S-58Y Youth System Headset

    “I like the Lightspeed Zulu. For the kids, the Sigtronics youth headsets are a perfect fit.” - Paul Jurgens

    Youth Headset Systems differ from standard youth headsets as they include all the hardware needed to convert it from youth to adult headset—essentially, you get two headsets for the price of one. Now young adults and children can have a high-quality headset that protects young ears and fits properly.

  • J.C. Mayerle - New product specialist, student pilot

    Sennheiser S1 Passive Headset

    “The Sennheiser S1 Passive is the perfect combination of price and features, leaving more money for flight training.” - J.C. Mayerle

    Looking for a no-compromise passive headset that will last a lifetime? The new Sennheiser S1 Passive features outstanding noise reduction, customizable comfort settings and legendary Sennheiser audio quality. It’s also packed with high tech features that were previously only available on $1000+ headsets. Designed by BMW DesignworksUSA, the S1 Passive has both a distinctive look and rugged construction. You can fly with it all day, every day.

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