Aviation Alerts and Advisories

Aviation alerts and advisories are published to advise owners/operators of important information regarding the fidelity and usability of an aviation product or database; the serviceability of a Garmin product; or to notify owners/operators of an applicable aviation service bulletin.

ADS-B Service Alerts are published to notify owners/operators of ADS-B outages and service limitations.

Aviation Database Alerts are published to advise owners/operators of significant issues with aviation database content that may affect flight operations or safety. Alerts of this type are categorized by the database type they affect, such as FliteCharts, Navigation, Obstacles, SafeTaxi, and Terrain. Navigation Alerts encompass both Alerts generated internally by Garmin, as well as Alerts generated by our data suppliers, such as Jeppesen. The corresponding links to the right can be used to view Database Alerts of only a certain type. Alternatively, all Alerts regardless of type can be viewed by using the Aviation Database Alerts link. Owners/operators may contact Garmin Aviation Product Support for more information on how their particular system is affected by an Alert. For additional information, see Jeppesen’s NavData Alerts site or the FAA’s AeroNav Products Safety Alerts site.

Service Advisories are published to advise owners/operators of important information concerning unit operations and/or handling that may or may not involve safety. Garmin encourages its owners/operators to contact their avionics dealer or their company’s field-service engineering staff with any questions or concerns regarding these advisories.

Service Alerts are published to advise owners/operators of time critical safety information related to the serviceability or operation of a Garmin product. Garmin encourages its owners/operators to contact their avionics dealer or their company’s field-service engineering staff with any questions or concerns regarding these alerts.

Service Document Notifications are published to notify owners/operators of an applicable service document that has been distributed to Garmin dealers and distributors.

Latest Alerts:

Service Alert 1818 Rev B: Degraded GPS Performance

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: Garmin aera 660 products with main software 3.20 (and earlier), D2 Bravo with GPS software version 3.10, (and earlier), and D2 Charlie with GPS software version 4.30 (and earlier) are affected. To check the D2 Bravo and Charlie GPS software version go to the About page (Settings->System->About) and scroll down to display the … Continued

Approval of GDU 620 Software Version 7.23 for G500/G600 AML STC SA02153LA-D

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G500/G600 systems installed under the G500/G600 Part 23 AML STC SA02153LA-D that are interfaced to a GFC 600 and dual Garmin GNS/GTN Navigators are affected. CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA02153LA-D COMPLIANCE: Mandatory: This STC Service Bulletin is mandatory for products listed in the Products Affected section. PURPOSE: STC SA02153LA-D Master Drawing List G600 PFD/MFD … Continued

GFC 600 update for new Roll Servo Brackets and GMC 605 Software Version 2.11 for Textron Aviation (Beechcraft) models 36/A36/A36TC

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: Textron Aviation (Beechcraft) 36, A36, and A36TC aircraft with GFC 600 systems installed per GFC 600 Part 23 AML STC SA01844WI are affected. CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA01844WI COMPLIANCE: Mandatory for GFC 600 systems installed per GFC 600 Part 23 AML STC SA01844WI, Master Drawing List 005-01009-01, Revision 1 or 2. PURPOSE: Notification of … Continued

GMC 605 software version 2.11 update for GFC 600 Part 23 AML STC SA01844WI

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GFC 600 systems installed under the GFC 600 Part 23 AML STC SA01844WI are affected. CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA01844WI COMPLIANCE: Mandatory for GFC 600 systems installed under STC SA01844WI that interface to a GDU 620 and dual GTN/GNS products. Mandatory for GFC 600 systems installed under STC SA01844WI in Textron Aviation 36/A36/A36TC aircraft. … Continued

Approval of G500/G600 TXi Main Software Version 2.03 for AML STC SA02571SE

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G500/G600 TXi systems installed under the G500/G600 TXi AML STC SA02571SE that are equipped with a Garmin GFC 600 Autopilot and dual GTN/GNS products are affected. CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA02571SE COMPLIANCE: Mandatory: This STC Service Bulletin is mandatory for products listed in the Products Affected section. PURPOSE: STC SA02571SE, Master Drawing List revision … Continued

GTX 3000 Software Version 3.31

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: This bulletin is applicable to GTX 3000 units with software version 3.30 or previous software versions installed with a Honeywell TPA-81A or TPU-67A TCAS II unit and not installed in a Garmin Integrated Flight Deck system (G5000, G3000, G2000, G1000, G1000H, G950, G900X, Cirrus Perspective™, and Embraer Prodigy® Integrated Flight Deck Systems). The … Continued

Service Advisory 1822: DME/DME Navigation

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G3000 and G5000 systems installed in Cessna Citation CJ2+, Citation CJ3+, Citation M2, Citation Latitude, Citation Sovereign, and Citation X+ aircraft with GDU/GTC Software Versions 4.01 to 6.57 are affected. ISSUE: Adding a DME to the NOTAM NAVAIDS list may cause the Navigation Map to reset. NOTE If this problem occurs, no misleading … Continued

Initial Issuance of EASA STC for Installation of G500/G600 TXi PFD/MFD/EIS in an Approved Model List of Part 23 Aircraft

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G500/G600 TXi system are affected. CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: EASA STC 10064794 (FAA STC SA02571SE) COMPLIANCE: Optional PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of the initial issuance of EASA STC 10064794 Master Drawing List revision 1. This STC approves the installation of the G500/G600 TXi system into an Approved Model List (AML) of Part … Continued

GAD 43e Software v2.32

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GAD 43e units – part number 011-02349-0() – with software version 2.31 (or earlier) are affected. CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: Optional: This Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE: This Service Bulletin incorporates new unit software version 2.32 for GAD 43e units. Software version … Continued

Service Advisory 1802: Incorrect Direct-to Navigation Following Intercept (INTRCPT) Leg

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: The following products are affected: G1000, G900X, G950, Cirrus Perspective, and Embraer Prodigy systems with GDU Software Version 13.00 through 15.23. G2000, G3000, G5000, and Embraer Prodigy Touch products with GDU/GTC Software Versions 20.84 and earlier. GTN 650/750 with Software Versions 6.00 through 6.49. ISSUE: If a Direct-to is performed to a waypoint … Continued

Service Advisory 1506 Rev B: Spare Supplemental Data Cards

REVISION B: Removed 010-01431-00 PRODUCTS AFFECTED: All G5000, G5000H, G3000, G2000, G1000, G1000H, G950, G900X, G600, G500, G500H, and GTN 650/750 Series products are affected. ISSUE: Due to variability in the specification and build quality of commercially available data cards, some data cards may not be compatible or approved for use with your Garmin system. … Continued

Service Advisory 1805: NAV 2

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GFC 600 installed with a GDU 620 and dual Garmin GNS/GTN products are affected. ISSUE: When the pilot’s PFD CDI source is selected to display VOR/LOC 2 the following may occur: VOR/LOC mode may appear to be armed but the autopilot may not capture and engage VOR/LOC mode when intercepting the VOR/LOC 2 … Continued

Service Advisory 1801: Discontinued Navigation Database

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GX-series and Model 2101 products are affected. ISSUE: Due to storage capacity limitations, the Garmin AT USA and Latin America database (p/n 138-0472-011) will be discontinued in early 2018. PILOT ACTION: Refer to the table in the attached document for database replacement considerations. For more information and pricing please contact the Garmin AT … Continued

Service Advisory 1801: Discontinued Navigation Database

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GX-series and Model 2101 products are affected. ISSUE: Due to storage capacity limitations, the Garmin AT USA and Latin America database (p/n 138-0472-011) will be discontinued in early 2018. PILOT ACTION: Refer to the table in the attached document for database replacement considerations. For more information and pricing please contact the Garmin AT … Continued

Approval of GTX 3X5(R) main software version 2.12, ADS-B software version 2.10, GTX 33/330 software Version 8.04, new interfaces, and new models added to the AML

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GTX 335/335R/345/345R (GTX 3X5(R)) and GTX 33/33D/330/33D (GTX 33X) units installed using Part 23 ADS-B AML STC SA01714WI are affected. CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA01714WI MDL Revision 10 COMPLIANCE: Optional PURPOSE: AML STC SA01714WI Master Drawing List (MDL) 005-00734-04, Rev. 10 includes: Improved Air/Ground Logic for both GTX 3X5(R) and GTX 33/330 Approval of … Continued

Software Version 8.04 is available for GTX 23, GTX 328, GTX 33(D)(ES)(H), and GTX 330(D)(ES) Products (not applicable to G900X, G950, G1000, Cirrus Perspective®, or Embraer Prodigy® installations)

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: This bulletin is applicable to GTX 23, GTX 328, GTX 33(D)(ES)(H), & GTX 330(D)(ES) units with software version 8.03 or previous software versions that are not installed in a Garmin Integrated Flight Deck system (G1000, G1000H, G950, G900X, Cirrus Perspective®, and Embraer Prodigy® Integrated Flight Deck Systems). The GTX 328/GTX 330(D)(ES) current software … Continued

Initial Issuance of STC for Installation of Garmin GDL 82 in Mooney M20( ) Series STC SA02573SE

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: STC SA02573SE authorizes the installation of the following on Mooney M20( ) Series aircraft listed on the TCDS 2A3: GDL 82 GDL 82 with GPS/WAAS CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA02573SE COMPLIANCE: Optional PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of initial issuance of STC SA02573SE, with GDL 82 Mooney M20( ) Series STC Master … Continued

Approval of GNS v5.40, and Flight Stream 210 v2.80 software for AML STC SA01933LA-D

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GNS 400W/500W Series navigators and Flight Stream 210 units installed using the Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificate SA01933LA-D are affected. CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA01933LA-D Master Drawing List Rev. L COMPLIANCE: Optional PURPOSE: GNS 400W/500W Series Main Software v5.40 includes the following: Added support for GFC 500 Added ARINC 429 input for … Continued

Rev B: Approval of GTN v6.41, Flight Stream 210 v2.70, Flight Stream 510 v2.30, and GTN NAV v6.03 software for AML STC SA02019SE-D

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GTN 6XX/7XX navigators and Flight Stream 210/510 installed using Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) SA02019SE-D are affected. CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA02019SE-D MDL Revision 17 REVISION B: Clarified Approved Flight Stream Software Versions COMPLIANCE: Optional PURPOSE: AML STC SA02019SE-D Master Drawing List (MDL Revision 17) includes: GTN 6XX/7XX Software v6.41 GTN … Continued