Setting the standards in aviation sound
From pilots to designers to operators, Telex is the headset of choice for 70 percent of commercial aviation professionals. In fact, Telex is standard equipment on all prominent commercial and general aviation aircraft.
For more than 50 years, Telex innovations have provided pilots with the quality communications they depend on for safe, enjoyable flying. Only Telex offers the unmatched combination of advanced microphone technology, superior noise protection, comfort, and reliability. It is this long history in aviation, unique understanding of the market, and unmatched combination of capabilities which positions Telex as a supplier to every major airplane manufacturer. Airman Headsets comparison chart
The Telex Air3100 is a medium-weight noise-reduction headset with amplified, noise-canceling, electret microphones. The Telex Air3100L is a headphone only and does not have a microphone. They both have a noise reduction rating of 21 dB, and are suitable for use in moderately noisy aircraft. All models feature a unique headband design that distributes ear cushion pressure evenly over the entire ear with no pressure points, unlike conventional designs which apply more pressure on the bottom of the ear than on the top. An added advantage of this design is that the headset folds into an extremely compact shape for storage. The Air3100 headset is approved for aircraft use under FAA TSO’s C57a and C58a. The Air3100L headphone is approved for aircraft use under FAA TSO’s C57a. The Air 3500 Headset is a passive noise attenuating headset that demonstrates Telex’s commitment to provide the maximum possible hearing protection in noisy aircraft cockpits with minimal weight.