High Performance Flight Equipment

Designed to meet the evolving challenges of aircrew and aircraft maintainers, and the exacting requirements of militaries worldwide, Gentex Corporation has designed and built flight equipment conforming to U.S. Military specifications for over 70 years. Gentex enforces a strict quality management system, recognized by international quality certification bodies, and maintains test and evaluation facilities for noise reduction, and impact, ballistic, and environmental resistance to ensure every product meets the published performance requirements.


Gentex Corporation leverages over 70 years experience in the development of flight equipment to meet the unique challenges of today’s aircrew. Our comprehensive line of durable and innovative fixed wing, rotary wing, and cross-platform helmet systems allow aircrew to easily integrate advanced capability upgrades without sacrificing protection.

FIXED WING HELMET SYSTEMS Cross Platform Helmet Systems Rotary Wing Helmet Systems CAPABILITY

Aircraft Maintainers

Our comprehensive line of hearing protection and communications solutions provide aircraft maintainers superior hearing protection and precise, intelligible communications in the most extreme noise environments, allowing them to focus on pre-flight operations on the flight line, so pilots can safely and effectively complete their mission. Behind the flight line, our respiratory protection systems support those involved in maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) operations.

Hearing Protection Products Hearing Protection w/Communications Products MRO Respiratory Protection


Maintain the protection and performance level of your Gentex/ALPHA aircrew helmet system and extend its use by replacing worn out components and assemblies with genuine Gentex/ALPHA replacement parts, available for all of our fielded systems. Highly trained personnel at Gentex/ALPHA authorized service and repair centers are available to assist you with the inspection and repair/replacement of Gentex/ALPHA helmet system components/assemblies.

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Product Use & maintenance TRAINING and Support

Gentex offers a variety of training courses and follow on support services to help maximize the benefits to our customers.

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Gentex Corporation is developing the helmet system platform and respiratory protection system, hearing protection and communication products, eye protection, and technical services and sustainment support for the elite aircrew entrusted to command the most advanced fighter craft to date, the F-35 Lightning II. Count on Gentex to deliver industry leading protection and performance capabilities to support your aircrew.

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