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Aviation Headset Grading Definition

We carry an excellent selection of new and used aviation headsets from Bose, David Clark and Lightspeed for student pilots and seasoned pilots. All of our used headset undergo thorough bench testing to ensure that they operate perfectly. They are thoroughly cleaned, sanitized, and where necessary, consumable parts such as mic cover, ear cushion, and head cushion are replaced with brand new parts. You will not receive a headset with worn out parts. Your headset will arrive ready to fly. Even batteries are included.

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New headsets are brand new in box and comes all original accessories and documentation as well as factory warranty.

Grading for Used Headsets

Grade A: Mint Condition

Grade A headsets are in mint or near-mint condition. A headset in mint condition may or may not include the original packaging and paperwork. There may be some scuffs, signs of light usage and minor scratches on the ear cups, control module, and headband.

Grade B: Excellent Condition

Grade B headsets are in excellent overall condition. There may be some slight to moderate amount of scuffing and marks on the ear cups, control module, and headband. With a Grade B headset, there will be the typical signs of normal use but you shouldn’t expect to see any deep scratches, chips or significant blemishes.

Grade C: Good Condition

Grade C headsets have been tested thoroughly and are confirmed to be in good working condition. With these headsets you will see more noticeable signs of moderate to heavy use such scuffing, chips and scratches on the ear cups, control module, and headband.

Used Headset Warranty

Most of our used headset are still covered by the manufacturer warranty. In many cases, you may be able to register the headset under your name for warranty coverage from the manufacturer. In addition to the manufacturer warranty, all of our used headsets will arrive with a 90-day repair or replacement warranty from us.

*The headset grading described above is subjective and reflect our opinion only. We inspect and photograph the condition of each headset that we ship. If for any reason you are not happy with the cosmetic condition of the headset you received, please contact us with 24 hours of the confirmed UPS, USPS or FedEx delivery date to be eligible for free return shipping. After 24 hours of delivery, our standard return policy applies.