The “Classic” Passive Headset "metal" boom is for the pilot who prefers a "metal" perch compared to a flex boom. This is a choice, we do not discuss. What is certain is that it is a rational choice of a pilot who wants always the same adjustment. Weight gain is not significant.
The price of 83 € is not a brake as it is the same price as the "Classic" flex pole, it is up to you to decide.
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