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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:

Approval of G500/G600 TXi v3.01, Single Turbine Engine Indication System (EIS)

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G500/G600 TXi PFD/MFD/EIS display systems installed using Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) SA02571SE are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: FAA STC SA02571SE MDL COMPLIANCE: Optional: This STC Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE: MDL revision 6 includes the following changes: TXi software v3.01 … Continued

Service Alert 1947: Takeoff/Landing Distance (TOLD) equipped G3000/G5000 Owners and Operators

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: All G3000 and G5000 systems with Takeoff/Landing Distance (TOLD) are affected. ISSUE: Some runways have an Accelerate and Stop Distance Available (ASDA) that is shorter than the Takeoff Run Available (TORA). For these runways the TOLD function uses the wrong data to determine available takeoff runway length. PILOT ACTION: Refer to the Aeronautical … Continued

G5 Electronic Flight Instrument Redundant ARINC 429 Connection

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G5 Electronic Flight Instruments installed using FAA STC SA01818WI, EASA STC 10064473, or EASA STC 10060846 interfaced to the following products is affected: GNS 430W/530W series navigator with software version 5.40 or later GTN 6XX/7XX series navigator with software version 6.62 or later CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: FAA STC SA01818WI, EASA STC 10064473, EASA STC … Continued

Approval of GTN 6XX/7XX Software Version 6.62 and Flight Stream 510 Software Version 2.51

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GTN 6XX/7XX systems installed using FAA STC SA02019SE-D and EASA STC 10037574 are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: FAA STC SA02019SE-D and EASA STC 10037574 (see Approval section for details) COMPLIANCE: Optional: This STC Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE: GTN 6XX/7XX software version 6.62 includes … Continued

Update of STC for Installation of G500H TXi PFD/MFD in an Approved Model List of Part 27 Aircraft

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G500H TXi PFD/MFD display systems installed using Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) SR02622SE EASA STC 10069884 are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: AML STC SR02622SE and EASA STC 10069884 (see Approval section for details) COMPLIANCE: Optional: This STC Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. … Continued

Approval of GDU 620 software version 7.37 for Part 23 AML STC SA02153LA-D

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G500/G600 systems installed under the G500/G600 Part 23 AML STC SA02153LA-D are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC SA02153LA-D COMPLIANCE: Optional: This STC Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE: GDU 620 software version 7.37 updated pitch modes to display VNAV when interfaced to a GFC 500. … Continued

GTX 3000 Software Version 3.41

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: This bulletin is applicable to GTX 3000 units with software version 3.31 or previous software versions installed with ADS-B transmit configured to enabled or pilot controlled.This bulletin does not apply to GTX 3000 units installed in a Garmin Integrated Flight Deck system (G5000, G3000, G2000, G1000, G1000H, G950, G900X, Cirrus Perspective™, and Embraer … Continued

G1000 NXi Update for G1000-equipped King Air 200/300 Series Aircraft

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: All Textron Aviation Inc. (Beechcraft) King Air 200 and 300 series aircraft equipped with G1000 Integrated Flight Deck per STC SA01535WI-D with the following system software versions are affected: software versions 0985.00 or later (legacy) software versions 2286.00 to 2286.06 (NXi) CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC SA01535WI-D COMPLIANCE: Optional: This Service Bulletin may be incorporated … Continued

Approval of GDU 620 software version 7.36 for Part 23 AML STC SA02153LA-D

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G500/G600 systems installed under the G500/G600 Part 23 AML STC SA02153LA-D are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC SA02153LA-D COMPLIANCE: Optional: This STC Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE: This update includes: GDU 620 software version 7.36: ◦ Added GSU 75 configuration options for AHRS installation, … Continued

GTX 3X5R Installed in G1000-equipped PA-46 aircraft

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GTX 3X5R transponder installed in G1000-equipped PA 46-350P/500TP aircraft with GDU software versions between 14.XX and 15.XX are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC SA01714WI COMPLIANCE: Mandatory: This STC Service Bulletin must be accomplished within the next 5 hours of operation. PURPOSE: GTX G1000 configuration loader images cause the aircraft cabin pressurization system to not … Continued

G5 Electronic Flight Instrument Removal of FIKI Limitation and Preparation of G5 Installation for G3X Installations Using a G5 as a Standby Instrument

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G5 Electronic Flight Instruments installed using FAA STC SA01818WI, EASA STC 10064473, and EASA STC 10060846 are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: FAA STC SA01818WI, EASA STC 10064473, EASA STC 10060846 COMPLIANCE: Mandatory for G5 Electronic Flight Instruments installed in single engine Class 1 aircraft certified with FIKI or planning to install a G3X system … Continued

Initial Issuance of STC for Installation of GPS 175/GNX 375 navigators in an Approved Model List of Part 23 Aircraft

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GPS 175/GNX 375 navigators installed under the GPS 175/GNX 375 Part 23 AML STC SA02636SE are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC SA02636SE COMPLIANCE: Optional: This STC Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of the initial issuance of STC SA02636SE … Continued

GMA 342/345 System Software Version 2.20

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GMA 342 (011-03520-10) and GMA 345 (011-03520-00) units with System Software Version 2.10 (or earlier) are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: Optional: This Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE: GMA 342/345 System Software Version 2.20 includes the following enhancements: Improves “passengers always get … Continued

Part 27 AML STC SR02120SE and EASA STC 10053621 GTN 6XX/7XX Software Version 6.51 Update

REVISION B: Added EASA 10053621 PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GTN 6XX/7XX systems installed using Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) SR02120SE and EASA STC 10053621 are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: AML STC SR02120SE and EASA STC 10053621 COMPLIANCE: Optional: This STC Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE: … Continued

Service Advisory 1913: GDL 90 End of Service Life

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: Garmin GDL 90 units are affected. ISSUE: Effective 12/31/19, repair services and service parts are discontinued for the GDL 90. We sincerely regret discontinuing service or support on any Garmin product. However, a number of components required for the manufacture and/or repair of essential sub-assemblies within the affected products are no longer available. … Continued

Approval of GTX 3X5(R) main software version 2.52, ADS-B software version 3.12, GPS software version 7.0, new GTX 3X5(R) part number for STC SA01714WI and other misc updates

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GTX 335/335R/345/345R (GTX 3X5(R)) units installed using Part 23 ADS-B AML STC SA01714WI are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC SA01714WI COMPLIANCE: Optional: This STC Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE: STC SA01714WI, Master Drawing List revision 12 includes: GTX 3X5(R) main software 2.52 ADS-B software … Continued

GTS Processor Software Version 3.13 for Non-GX000 Integrated Flight Deck Installations Only

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: All GTS Processor GTS 825/GTS 855/GTS 8000 units (011-02571-0( )) with software version 3.12 (or earlier) and interfaced to a GTN 6XX/7XX, GNS 4XX(W)/5XX(W), GNS 480, G500, G500H, G600, GMX 200, MX20, or other 3rd party flight display systems are affected. The current GTS Processor software version can be viewed by using the … Continued

Approval of G500/G600 TXi Main Software Version 2.30 and GSU 75/75B AHRS Software Version 2.06 for AML STC SA02571SE

REVISION B: Added GSU 75/75B Reset Information PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G500/G600 TXi PFD/MFD/EIS display systems installed using Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) SA02571SE are affected. CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA02571SE COMPLIANCE: Recommended: GSU 75/75B AHRS Software Version 2.06 is recommended at the next scheduled maintenance interval. All other software versions are optional. PURPOSE: STC SA02571SE, … Continued

Approval of G500/G600 GDU 620 Software Version 7.30, GSU 75(B) ADC/AHRS Software Version 2.05/2.06, GRS 77 Software Version 3.06 and GAD 43(e) Software Version 2.03 for Part 23 AML STC SA02153LA-D and EASA STC 10053008

REVISION C: Added GSU 75/75B Reset Information PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G500/G600 systems installed using G500/G600 Part 23 AML STC SA02153LA-D are affected. CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA02153LA-D and EASA STC 10053008 COMPLIANCE: Recommended: GSU 75/75B AHRS Software Version 2.06 is recommended at the next scheduled maintenance interval. All other software versions are optional. PURPOSE: Part 23 AML … Continued

Service Alert 1906: GSU 75/75B AHRS Reset During Flight

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: Garmin G500/G600 TXi systems with Integrated Standby System and GSU 75/75B Software Versions 2.05 and earlier are affected. Integrated Standby System can be identified by referring to Section 2.9 of the AFMS G500/G600 TXi P23 AML STC (190-01717-B2). ISSUE: Under extremely rare conditions, when the GSU 75/75B is operating in Reversionary Mode, the … Continued

Service Advisory 1905: GPS Rollover

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: All Garmin aviation products are affected. ISSUE: On April 6, 2019 the week number broadcast by the GPS satellites will roll over. As a result of this event some GPS devices may recognize an incorrect date when powered on after April 6, 2019. After extensive testing, Garmin has determined there are no known … Continued

Service Advisory 1878 Rev B: Discontinued Navigation Databases

REVISION B: Extended Effectivity Date PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GX-series and Model 2101 products are affected. ISSUE: Effective December 3, 2020 the GX-series and Model 2101 databases listed below will be discontinued. Part Number – Description 138-0426 – International 138-0472-011 – USA/Latin America 138-0475-011 – Latin America/South America 138-0492-00 – West North America 138-0493-00 – East North … Continued