EAA AirVenture 2015

EAA AirVenture 2015

For seven days from sunrise to well past sunset, your Oshkosh day is filled with everything Aviation.

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Aviation Headsets

Universal Aviation Headsets

Our 1056-HS and 1060-HS aviation headsets can quickly adapt to any aircraft.


EAA AirVenture 2015 Airshow

For seven days from sunrise to well past sunset, your Oshkosh day is filled dazzling displays of aerobatics, informative programs and hands-on workshops, diverse aircraft spanning all eras of flight, concerts to keep you rockin’ into the night, and much, much more.

Nexus TP-120 U-174 Helicopter Plug

Nexus TP-120 commercial U-174 telephone plug. This video shows you how to wire the TP-120 and compares this telephone plug to the TP-101 and TP-102 military versions. Similar to the TP-101, TP-102 military grade 4 conductor connectors by Nexus marked U-174/U and U-93A/U. TP-120: Acousticom Part #: 5641-CO TP-101: Acousticom Part #: 5640-CO TP-102: Acousticom Part #: 5093-CO TP-120 Plug Wiring Diagram Civilian Helicopter Headsets (Each terminal is marked 1-4 on the connector) Positive microphone channel Positive earphone channel (mono) Negative microphone channel Negative earphone channel (mono)...

Aviation Headset Information & Specs

Aviation headset are used in different industries but are primarily designed to be used in civilian and military aircraft. This guide will provide you with general information about your headset’s specifications, functionality, parts, diagrams and schematics. What is an aviation headset used for? Military Aviation Military aviation headsets are typically low-impedance headsets with a non-amplified dynamic microphone. Military headsets are not compatible with civilian aviation aircraft intercoms. Some military units use dual impedance or high impedance headsets for specialty needs. Civilian Aviation Civilian aviation headsets are high-impedance headsets with an amplified dynamic or electret microphone. Civilian headsets are not compatible with military aviation aircraft intercoms. Some civilian aircraft utilize military aviation headsets but that is not the standard in civilian aviation. Broadcasting/Video Production/Studios (Blackmagic Studio Cameras) Blackmagic has a studio camera that uses civilian aviation headsets for production communication and monitoring. The idea behind this was to prevent headset input and output from being accidentally swapped. These headsets have two different size stereo plugs that measure 1/4″ and .206″ in diameter. Aviation Headset Styles Lightweight Military Grade Large Cup Military Grade Deep Cup Behind the Head (BTH) Communication Earplug Protection (CEP) Aviation Headset Parts Microphone Military Microphone: Majority of military aviation headsets will have a M-87/AIC or M-101/AIC 5 ohm dynamic microphone. This microphone does not require voltage to operate. Civilian Microphone: Civilian aviation headset are equipped with an amplified electret or dynamic microphone. These style microphones require a voltage from the intercom to function properly. This is one of the reasons that the amplified microphone is not compatible with military aircraft. Boom The microphone is attached to the...

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