Subscribe Free
in Air Transport / Business Aviation / Technology

Bose introduces game changing headsets for commercial pilots

Posted 10 April 2018 · Add Comment

Commercial pilots can now benefit from the noise cancellation technology that changed the whole communication scene for general aviation pilots following the launch of a new premium headset from Bose.


In an announcement simultaneously presented at Sun n Fun show in Florida and the Aircraft Interiors show at Hamburg, the American headquartered technology innovator unveiled the Bose ProFlight aviation headset featuring the active noise cancelling that is enjoyed with the A20 headset used by pilots of light aircraft and helicopters.
With more than 30 U.S. design and utility patents, ProFlight Headset features a lightweight and comfortable in-ear configuration, three user-selectable levels of active noise cancellation and a Tap Control for Talk Through communication function that allows pilots to hear anyone on the flight deck that is not connected to the intercom - without removing the headset or an earpiece. It is FAA TSO-C139a and EASA E/TSO-C139a certified, a requirement that is increasingly important for many airlines and corporate flight departments.
“We’ve spent over thirty years researching and developing active noise cancelling technology,” said Matt Ruwe, senior product manager for Bose Aviation and Military headsets. “The ProFlight Aviation Headset is the culmination of that experience and knowledge, and through the application of proprietary Bose technology, provides a real solution to many of the challenges pilots of crewed and turbine powered aircraft face.”
Bose says the headsets are designed for the lower noise environments and unique needs of pilots who fly in airline flight decks and corporate jet aircraft.
With an on-head weight of only 139 grams (4.9 ounces), it combines a lightweight headband for stability with an ear bud configuration that rests lightly yet securely in the bowl of the ear, allowing the headset to be worn comfortably for hours at a time. It also has a 48-hour battery life.
“The ProFlight delivers a combination of noise reduction, communications clarity and comfortable fit. But it also addresses some real and long standing problems professional pilots have had to deal with for years” said Ruwe.
The headset will be available worldwide and sold in the U.S. for $995.95, although pricing may change for other regions. Initial customer deliveries will begin the last week of May, 2018.
ProFlight will be sold through the European Bose eCommerce websites and select authorized Bose Aviation dealers in the EMEA region.
 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Joramco signs long-term agreement with Boeing

Boeing through its subsidiary, Boeing Distribution Services (formerly KLX Aerospace Solutions) secured a long-term contract with Joramco last week at MRO Middle East 2019 to provide the aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul

Turkish Airlines announces first traffic results for 2019

Turkish Airlines recorded 79.5% Load Factor in January. On top of the strong base effect of the last year’ same period, growth in revenue per kilometer has come into prominence as an important indicator of the positive demand environment

Turkish Airlines to increase services to Kinshasa

Turkish Airlines will increase its services to Kinshasa from five flights a week to seven as of March 31, 2019.

Emirates to launch new service to Porto

Emirates has announced it will launch a four times weekly service between Portugal’s second largest city, Porto, and Dubai, from 2 July 2019.

Collins Aerospace redefines research partnerships at IDEX

Collins Aerospace has been highlighting its commitment to training local talent and redefining aerospace research at IDEX 2019 - taking place 17th to 21st February at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) - including its

Emirates to link Phnom Penh and Bangkok with new daily service

The service from Dubai to Phnom Penh, via Bangkok, will provide passengers travelling between the capital cities of Cambodia and Thailand with more flight options.

IQPC 3CACSK290150319
See us at
SaudiAirshowBT0711140319ACCA19_BT2141218280219Aviation Africa BT0607280219IQPC 3CACBT290150319Connect MEIA BT1402010519