Increased durability and improved comfort with AIRMAN 7 and AIRMAN 8:Telex industry-standard aviation headsets just got even better!
New design and materials to provide increased headset durability New microphone boom design providing stronger rotation stopsMore robust headband to glider joint Heavy-duty stainless steel rotator pins improving the ear cup’s rotationPre-coiled overhead cord reducing the strain on the cordAdditional features to improve user comfort Added yoke allowing ear cup movement in all directions and reducing pressure pointsSoft headband pad and newly designed clothing clipModified replaceable ear cup screensReplaceable ear cup covers and leatherette ear cushions (standard for AIRMAN 8, optional for AIRMAN 7)Acoustic limiter protects users against sudden increases in sound levelsEnhanced ANR (Active Noise Reduction) with even more noise reduction to improve intelligibility and reduce pilot fatigue (AIRMAN 8 only)Position of the ANR switch has moved to the forward-facing ear cup side so the headset doesn’t need to be removed to reach the switchAIRMAN 7 and AIRMAN 8 meet the highest current standards in commercial aviationTechnical requirements as defined by Airbus and BoeingStandards defined by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Fully comply with ARINC (Aeronautical Radio, Incorporated) requirements
Telex AIRMAN 7 and AIRMAN 8 headsets will be available worldwide from September 2017 onwards.
The next generation Ascend headset from Telex is now available, featuring a new, comfort-enhancing headband design. The Ascend has a unique modular design that enables the user to swap components for use in a variety of applications.
Most of us are still looking to get more value for less money when we buy products these days. And a decent headset, especially one with active noise reduction, can be a costly item for any pilot. If your price point is out of range of some of the higher-priced ANR headsets, the Telex Stratus 30XT ANR (up to 16 dB) headset can be had for nearly half the price (it retails for around $500) with pretty much the same features that its pricier counterparts have, including an MP3 and cell phone adapter that allows you to attach both at the same time.
The industry leader in general and commercial aviation headsets, Telex partnered with Hangar 63 to design and install an informative Telex display area that enables customers to view the complete line of Telex headsets more easily, to select the model that precisely addresses their aviation needs.
This is an excerpt from Tom Hoving’s Long Distance Flying article for SkyGeek.com published in October 2006.
...This coming trip I will take another piece of gear, a Telex Stratus 50 Digital ANR headset.