Shopping for pilot headsets can quickly become confusing, especially for the new or less technologically inclined pilot. There are so many factors to consider: on-ear vs over-ear headset, plug type, and passive vs active noise reduction, to name a few.
An aviation headset is one of the first pieces of equipment proud new student pilots will purchase. Not only does a headset serve as a communications device, but it also provides noise reduction and noise canceling features. These functions reduce background noise and cabin noise as well as decrease the risk of hearing loss over time.
Imagine someone asks you, “What is the purpose of an aviation headset?” Naturally, your mind goes to comms. Headsets are vital for communication, right? Absolutely, and they play another role which may be less obvious to new pilots – noise reduction.
You’ve decided to become a pilot. That's incredible! Whatever your motivation, pursuing the Private Pilot License is a great goal, and the experience of a lifetime. But there’s a lot of information you need to consider before you get started.
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At PilotMall.com we understand that at first, plugs can seem a bit overwhelming. If you are just getting started in aviation, considering a career/plane change, looking for an adapter or simply curious… We have the information for you!
This July pilots will be taking to the sky with a new, lighter, quieter headset. The Bose ProFlight Aviation Headset was designed for pilots of pressurized jet and turbine aircraft that operate in relatively low to moderate noise environments.