Airman 8+

NEW Our most comfortable, best battery-free active noise reduction aviation headset

  • Flexible boom-mounted microphone, positionable for right- or left-side use
  • Light-weight, battery-free ANR with onboard fail-safe to ensure constant communication
  • Larger soft leatherette ear cushions and headband pad
  • Stainless steel headband and pivot points for superior durability
  • FAA TSO C-139a approved

The Telex Airman 8+ is a lightweight noise-reducing headset designed specifically for optimizing pilot communications in commercial and business turbine aircraft. Building on the tradition of the Airman 850 and the Airman 8, Airman 8+ has improved ANR capability and comfort. The Airman 8+ is among the lightest Active Noise Reduction headsets on the market and one of only three FAA TSO C-139a approved ANR headsets to utilize Telex’s proprietary battery-free system. Larger pliable ear cushions and headband pad combined with dual axis ear cup pivots provide long flight wearing comfort.


Type Dynamic
Impedance 600 Ω (±20%)
Frequency Response 315 Hz - 3.2 kHz
Sensitivity (Per RTCA DO-214a)
92 ±5 dBSPL (normal)
98 ±5 dBSPL (high)

Microphone & Amplifier
Element Type Noise-canceling amplified electret
Frequency Response (Per RTCA DO-214a)
Sensitivity (Per RTCA DO-214a)
-28dB ±3dB re 1V/Pa at 1kHz, 12V
Operating Voltage (Per RTCA DO-214a)
8-28 VDC at boom microphone (470 Ω load circuit) or at pin 5 of the XLR connection
Power Supply
-0210 Receives power from boom microphone connection (See operating voltage, above)
-0211 Receives power from either the boom microphone connection or pin 5 (See operating voltage, above)
Attenuation Active, up to 20 dB
Connector Type PJ-068 & PJ-055 equivalent or XLR-5-12C
Microphone PJ-068 (equivalent)
Headphones PJ-055 (equivalent)
XLR Connector (AIRMAN 8P-0211)
Microphone & Headphones 5-pin Male XLR
headset weight (with cord) wearing weight (without cord)
AIRMAN8P-0210 (dual plug) ~6.70 oz (~190 g) ~4.4 oz (~125 g)
AIRMAN8P-0211 (XLR Plug) ~6.77 oz (~192 g) ~4.4 oz (~125 g)
Cord Length 6 ft. +/-4 in. (1.8 m +/- 10 cm)
Color Black and Stainless Steel
Controls Active Noise Reduction On/Off Switch Volume Normal/High Switch
NOTE Control operation, installation instructions, additional specifications can be found in the Operating Instructions.



Name Language Size Date
Aviation Headsets Catalog EN 1.38MB Jun 24, 2020
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Airman 8+ Engineering Data Sheet EN 698KB Jul 2, 2020
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Airman 8+ Flyer EN 623KB Jun 24, 2020

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Airman ClothingClip

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PJ Connector

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XLR5 Connector

Name Language Size Date
Airman 8+ Customer Maintenance Manual EN 1.88MB Jan 28, 2021
Airman 8+ Operation Manual EN 1.87MB Jan 15, 2021
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Telex Aviation Airman Family Headset Chart 1.67MB Aug 10, 2020
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