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Article: AKG AV100 Headset

Full disclosure: I'm a longtime AKG fan, having used their headsets and microphones in recording studios for decades.

Also labeled: New Products, Tech Talk

Article: Headsets Update 2014

We live in a time where there are over 30 brands of aviation headsets to choose from.

Article: Headsets Buyer's Guide 2014: Smaller, Lighter And More Affordable

Pilots may not realize it, but aside from the instruments, the most utilized cockpit item is the headset.

Also labeled: Best Buys

Article: Headsets: Choosing The Right Tool

The year 2013 brings with it subtle changes in the headset world. Aviation leader Peltor has been bought by 3M Corporation, and their aviation line has all but disappeared.

Also labeled: Buyer's Guide

Article: Headsets On Parade

It's ironic that even in a multimillion-dollar aircraft, the ultimate cockpit situational awareness comes through a pair of headsets that can be anything from an $80 pair of eBay budget buys to $1,100 ANR big-namers.

Article: The Dangers Of Noise Fatigue

I was tired. No, beyond tired. I was fairly well-whipped. There are no legal limits imposed on flight hours associated with ferry flying, and stupidly. ...

Article: Field Of Electric Dreams

Orange plastic barrier fences and blue tent tops shiver in the light breeze.

Article: Telex Ascend

Among turbine pilots, Telex makes some of the most popular headsets in the world.

Article: Rugged Radios RA950

One market segment generally ignored in aviation-headset makers is the rough-and-tumble world of flight schools and industrial operations.

Article: Sennheiser S-1

It's been a long time since I've been really excited about a headset.

Article: Headsets: The Critical Component

On a recent cross-country on a busy day in the skies above California, I got a firsthand look into the importance of a good headset, and how a headset that’s good in one airplane might be completely wrong in another.

Article: Hearing Loss: Could It Happen to You?

A 2008 study by hearing expert Sergei Kochkin found that 35 million Americans have permanent hearing impairment. A 2008 study by...

Article: Gear Up With BrightLine Bags

If you took one look at my airport car, you’d probably conclude that I’m not the most organized person in the world. If you...

Article: Beyerdynamic HS 600 DANR Headset

There still are a few older pilots who fly without headsets—and most have hearing damage as a direct result.

Article: Headset Guide: Technology Still Rules

When I came back to aviation after a 20-year absence, one of the biggest changes was headsets.

Article: Headset How-To

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Article: Heads Up On Headsets

Aviation headsets—now that’s a topic that’s...

Article: Lightspeed Zulu

I first learned about the Lightspeed Zulu from a...

Article: Buyer's Guide: The New Headsets

Over the last decade,...

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Article: Buyer’s Guide: The Active Pilot’s Flight Bag

Flight bags have certainly changed over the years, but what has changed most is what today’s pilots...