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April 15, 2015

The Lightspeed Aviation Zulu PFX® makes its European debut

Portland, OR (April 15, 2015) — Lightspeed Aviation announces that it will be personally demonstrating its new top-of-the-line Zulu PFX headset at key aviation events in Europe beginning with Aero Friedrichshafen on April 15th. Officially launched last July, the latest in Lightspeed's line of innovative products has quickly earned the respect of U.S. pilots and has won multiple awards, including a CES Innovation Award Honoree title. In Europe's aviation scene, however, it is still relatively unknown.

"We've been looking forward to the opportunity to personally demonstrate Zulu PFX to the pilot community in Europe," said Teresa De Mers, Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Customer Support for Lightspeed. "The performance and comfort it delivers are getting rave reviews from pilots that are flying with it and we are humbled by the award recognition it is getting."

Indeed, this addition to the Zulu family does incorporate a host of technological advances that, according to a number of editorial and customer reviews, have been delivering better noise cancellation than its competitors, as well as increased voice clarity and music fidelity:

And, in another headset first, the digital platform that Zulu PFX uses allows the firmware to be updated. In fact, Lightspeed recently offered the first upgrade free of charge, giving current owners better performance and a new feature.

"Aero Friedrichshafen is the perfect place for a new headset to make its European debut," said De Mers. "In addition to our exhibit space, there is a headset test area where pilots can try all of the leading headsets in one location, and we encourage them to do that."

Zulu PFX is offered in configurations to fit nearly any aircraft and is available through select aviation dealers or your can order directly from Lightspeed Aviation. For more information, visit For Zulu PFX instructional videos, visit the Lightspeed YouTube channel at


About Lightspeed Aviation

Lightspeed Aviation is a leading manufacturer of premium aviation headsets. Since introducing its first product at EAA AirVenture in 1996, Lightspeed has established a reputation for leading innovation in aviation headsets with a number of "first to market" advances, including Bluetooth® integration, Auto Shutoff™, the FlightLink app, and with Zulu PFX®, Streaming Quiet™ ANR. This has earned Lightspeed a loyal customer following among professional, commercial, and private pilots, and catapulted the company to the #1 ranking in the Professional Pilot headset preference survey two of the past three years.

Lightspeed also creates shared values with both employees and customers by generously participating in corporate charity matching programs and through its funding of the Lightspeed Aviation Foundation, which supports growth and compassion-related causes with an aviation focus.


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Zulu PFX ANR Headset: Lightspeed's Zulu PFX not only delivers remarkable quiet, it includes many "smart" features not found on any other headset.   Zulu PFX CPU: Housing advanced circuitry and proprietary software, the cabin-friendly "CPU" is a powerful digital processor that also provides convenient access to key controls.   Zulu PFX headset with CPU: The Zulu PFX ANR aviation headset is designed around Lightspeed's new PFX technology, a system of advances that Lightspeed says delivers the quietest aviation headset available.   Personal Settings via FlightLink: A variety of audio and operational settings can be personalized via the enhanced capabilities in FlightLink, Lightspeed's free proprietary app for Apple's iPad and iPhone.



Ed Hansen
Director of Marketing
Lightspeed Aviation
Phone: 971.925.5515
Mobile phone: 503.779.7312



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