Lightspeed Sierra Headset

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Purchase 2 headsets & receive $150 off
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$650.00

Deal of the Day!

Buy 2 Lightspeed Hedsets and receive $150 off

Purchase two Lightspeed Tangos, Zulu 3s or Sierras and receive $150 off purchase total ($75 off each headset). Each additional headset purchased receives an additional $75 off. Headsets may be mixed and matched.

Budget friendly ANR headset with Bluetooth

The perfect choice for budget-conscious pilots, students, and passengers, Sierra offers high-end performance and features - including ou...

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Deal of the Day!

Buy 2 Lightspeed Hedsets and receive $150 off
Purchase two Lightspeed Tangos, Zulu 3s or Sierras and receive $150 off purchase total ($75 off each headset). Each additional headset purchased receives an additional $75 off. Headsets may be mixed and matched.

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

 

Additional Resources

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Doug Ranly

Catalog Manager—Sporty’s Pilot Shop

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Good value for ANR headset
I bought this when Lightspeed was offering a rebate for older PNR headsets on the purchase of a new Lightspeed. Already a good value at $650, it was even better with the rebate. I've used them in the Piper Cherokee PA-28-140 and they seem to work almost as well as the Bose A20's (which I also own) - but with a little more clamping force. Not uncomfortable though. Great primary or backup ANR headset.
November 15, 2018
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
4 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Great headsets
Fit is awesome. Voice and hearing is great. Noise canceling is so sweet in 172 straight tail as 0-300 purrs along.
November 7, 2018
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Best value of high end headsets
Best value of what I consider premium headsets. Better than expected passive noise protection, great ANR, good mic, Bluetooth easy to set up and use. (Docked it a bit on ease of use due to difficulty of switching the stereo/mono switch) Bought the SIerra because I wanted a solid headset for my aviation career, but needed something a bit more in my price range. This has been a great headset and highly recommended-worth the extra bucks over any cheaper models (I've had 2 other cheaper ANR headsets that have broken), but won't break the bank. And you get a high quality lightspeed product.
October 22, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Amazing Performance at a Great Cost
I've used quiet a few headsets at my local club from cheap to moderately expensive. The cheap ones do the job but often I walked away with a headache after from the pressure, weight and buzzing of engine noise. I later picked up the Bose A20s and never looked back the difference was staggering. When I achieved my certificate my fiancee became a frequent passenger and she wanted a dedicated set that did not give her headaches or discomfort. We picked these up and I can say for a couple hundred less than the Bose it was very much in the same league. Sure the Bose are a bit lighter but this set was still comfortable, featured Bluetooth and great ANR. This is definitely a great buy. The only thing I would say is they are slightly heavier than its big brother the Zulu or even the Bose A20 if that is a major factor for headset for you.
September 30, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Comfortable and quiet as promised
Super comfortable and quiet, exactly as promised!
September 8, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
Se
Very pleased with the headset. So far it has worked better than I expected. I would recommend it to anyone. Who is looking for a headset.
August 24, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Love the headsets
Great ANR, and I needed the Bluetooth to work with my ADS-B in and out. I not only get traffic alerts on my iPad, more important, I hear them. This was not my fitst set of Lightspeed headsets, when ANR came out I purchased 15XL.
July 11, 2018
Purchased
4 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Good headset
Does a great job. My only compliant is that there is no way to adjust the tension on the mike arm. During flight, I find myself having to readjust the mike occasionally as it drops down over time. Not a big deal but would be nice if you could tighten the tension to keep it in place. Battery life is really good.
June 23, 2018
Purchased
5 months ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
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5 / 5
Very comfortable not quite as I thought they would be
June 18, 2018
Purchased
5 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Satisfied
Great, I am really satisfied and happy with my headset, worth every penny
June 13, 2018
Purchased
5 months ago
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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.
Does this headset have the PJ hookup? Seeking quality headset for GA.
Lauryn H on Nov 6, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it has the PJ (twin plug) connection.
Can the microphone detach so I can use it for long flights as a passenger on a commercial flight?
A shopper on Oct 25, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The Microphone does not detach from the headset.
Is the boom mic on the left or right? Is it interchangeable?
A shopper on Oct 19, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The boom is on the left side. It is not interchangeable.
will the blue tooth link to my sena blue tooth which links to my portable ht radios ?
Gary M on Oct 5, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes I believe that should work. I have had no issues connecting via Bluetooth. Sorry for the delayed response.
Will it record from all sources and playback immediately.?
bill on Mar 18, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, the flight link software will record all communications.
Can this headset link up with a Gopro so I can have the audio in my video while recording flight lessons?
Thomas H on Dec 2, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The GoPro cameras link to headsets via a cable for recording audio. Yes, this headset is compatible.
Hi , does this price include a flight bag to carry necessary equipment ie headset ,flight books etc?
Lloyd C on Nov 4, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The price of the headset includes a case for the headset only.
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.
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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