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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:

Service Advisory 2009 Rev B: False TCAS II Alerts

REVISION B: Made Non-Airframe Specific and Changed Nuisance to False PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GTS 8000 TCAS II systems with GTS Processor Software Version 3.13 and earlier are affected. ISSUE: In rare cases a false TA or RA for traffic targets at ranges greater than 10 NM may be generated. These false TAs and RAs will clear … Continued

GTX 3X5(R) main software version 2.54, new GTX 345(R) part numbers and GTX 3X5 NV models, and other misc updates

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GTX 335/335R/345/345R (GTX 3X5(R)) units installed using Part 27 AML STC SR02124SE are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: AML STC SR02124SE COMPLIANCE: Recommended: Garmin recommends the incorporation of this Service Bulletin at the next scheduled service interval. PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of an update to STC SR02124SE, GTX 3X5(R) Part 27 AML … Continued

GTS Processor Software Version 3.14 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 3.13 (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. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: Recommended: Garmin recommends the incorporation of this … Continued

GTS Processor Software Version 3.14.1 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 3.14 (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

GTS Processor Main Software 3.14.1, added GI 275 and GTN Xi interfaces

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GTS 825 and GTS 855 units installed under the GTS 8XX Part 23 AML STC SA02121SE are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: AML STC SA02121SE COMPLIANCE: Recommended: Garmin recommends the incorporation of this STC Service Bulletin at the next scheduled service interval. PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of an update to the AML … Continued

GPS 175/GNX 375/GNC 355 Main Software 3.10

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GPS 175, GNX 375, GNC 355, or GNC 355A installed under the GPS 175/GNX 375/GNC 355 Part 23 AML STC SA02636SE are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: AML 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 … Continued

Service Advisory 2043: Increase Speed Aural Alert

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: Embraer Prodigy® Flight Deck 100 with G1000 NXi with System Software Version 3643.00 (and earlier) are affected. ISSUE: The Increase Speed Aural alert does not play. ACTION: Be aware the Increase Speed Aural alert does not play. RESOLUTION: This issue has been corrected in System Software Version 3643.01. Service Advisory 2043 Rev A

Service Advisory 2051: Cleaning/Disinfecting Guidance

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: All Garmin aviation products are affected. ISSUE: Garmin would like to provide some general recommendations for materials and supplies used to clean/disinfect Garmin aviation products. Not following the recommendations below could void the warranty. NOTE The following guidance is intended to help reduce the spread of disease while preserving the integrity of Garmin … Continued

GI 275 approved as a standby instrument for G3X Touch

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G3X Touch systems installed using Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) SA01899WI are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC SA01899WI COMPLIANCE: Optional: This STC Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin announces the approval of the GI 275 as a standby … Continued

G500H GDU Main Software Version 7.36, GDC 74H Software Version 3.11, and added AS350 B2/B3 and EC130 rotorcraft

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G500H systems installed in rotorcraft under STCs SR02295LA, SR09575RC, or SR09576RC are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC SR02295LA COMPLIANCE: Optional: This STC Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE: STC SR02295LA MDL Revision 8 includes the following: New rotorcraft approvals: AS350 B2/B3 EC130 rotocraft New LRU … Continued

Update to Airplane Flight Manual Supplement (AFMS) for G5000 in Textron Aviation Inc. Model 560XL

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G5000 Integrated Flight Decks installed in Textron Aviation Inc. (Cessna) Model 560XL under STC ST01918WI are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC ST01918WI COMPLIANCE: Mandatory: This STC Service Bulletin must be accomplished within 30 calendar days or the next scheduled service interval; whichever occurs first. PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of a revision … Continued

GTN Xi installation approval and GTN 6XX/7XX software v6.70 update

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GTN 6XX/7XX systems installed under the GTN 6XX/7XX Part 23 AML STC SA02019SE-D and EASA STC 10037574 are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC SA02019SE-D and EASA STC 10037574 COMPLIANCE: Optional: This Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin announces the approval of: … Continued

GDL 69/69A SXM Software Version 5.51 for Non-GX000 Integrated Flight Deck Installations Only

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GDL 69 SXM and GDL 69A SXM units installed under Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) SA01487SE-D are affected. NOTEGDL 69 SXM and GDL 69A SXM units installed with a GX000 Integrated Flight Deck are not affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC SA01487SE-D COMPLIANCE: Optional: This Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is … Continued

Part 27 AML STC SR02120SE GTN 6XX/7XX Software v6.70 and GTN Xi Approval

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GTN 6XX/7XX systems installed using Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) SR02120SE are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: AML STC SR02120SE COMPLIANCE: Optional: This STC Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE: STC SR02120SE, Master Drawing List revision 4 includes: Installation of GTN Xi hardware … Continued

Initial Issuance for STC installation of GFC 600H in Airbus Helicopters AS350

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GFC 600H systems installed under the GFC 600H Part 27 STC SR02647SE in Airbus Helicopters AS 350 B2 and B3 models are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC SR02647SE COMPLIANCE: Optional: This Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE: This STC service bulletin provides notification of the … Continued

Service Advisory 2009: Nuisance TCAS II Alerts

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G3000 and G5000 systems with TCAS II and GTS Processor Software Version 3.13 and earlier, installed in Textron, LearJet, and Embraer aircraft are affected. ISSUE: In rare cases a nuisance TA or RA for traffic targets at ranges greater than 10 NM may be generated. These nuisance TAs and RAs will clear after … Continued

GI 275 Multi-function Instrument Software Version 2.03

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GI 275 Multi-function Instrument installed under the GI 275 Part 23 AML STC SA02658SE are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC SA02658SE COMPLIANCE: Optional: This Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of STC SA02658SE Master Drawing List revision 2 update. … Continued

GSR 56 Mod 1

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: The following units are affected only when the internal heater is enabled: Appliance P/N – Model 011-02268-00 – GSR 56 011-02268-01 – GSR 56 Enhanced 011-02268-10 – GSR 56H 011-02268-50 – GSR 56 Harsh Environment CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: TSO Approval COMPLIANCE: Recommended: Compliance with this service bulletin is recommended for installations with the internal … Continued

G3X Touch/GSU 25 ADAHRS Pitot Static Inspection

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: Garmin G3X Touch EFIS Part 23 AML STC installations with a GSU 25 ADAHRS (not installed on the back of a Garmin GDU 4X0) performed using Master Drawing List 005-01320-00, Revision 4 or earlier (Installation Manual 190-02472-01 revision 4 or earlier) are affected. NOTE Installations with the GSU 25 ADAHRS installed on the … Continued

GFC 500 installed in F33A Gain Settings Update

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GFC 500 systems installed in Textron Aviation (Beechcraft) F33A, (S/N CE-316 thru CE-1791) by Part 23 AML STC SA01866WI are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC SA01866WI COMPLIANCE: Recommended: This service bulletin is recommended for Textron Aviation (Beechcraft) F33A aircraft (S/N CE-316 thru CE-1791) with GFC 500 systems installed per Part 23 AML STC SA01866WI.  … Continued

G3X Touch EFIS Software Version 8.60

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G3X Touch systems installed using Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) SA01899WI are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC SA01899WI COMPLIANCE: Recommended: This service bulletin is recommended for certified G3X systems interfaced to a GFC 500 installed per Part 23 AML STC SA01866WI. For all other installations this STC Service Bulletin is optional … Continued

G5 Electronic Flight Instrument Software Update and GFC 500 (GMC 507 and GSA 28) Software Update

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G5 systems installed under G5 Part 23 AML STC SA01818WI are affected. GFC 500 systems under GFC 500 Part 23 AML STC SA01866WI are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC SA01818WI (G5) and STC SA01866WI (GFC 500) COMPLIANCE: Recommended.  This service bulletin is recommended for G5 systems installed per Part 23 AML STC SA01818WI and … Continued

Initial Issuance of STC for Installation of the GI 275 Multi-function Instrument in an Approved Model List of Part 23 Aircraft

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GI 275 Multi-function Instrument installed under the GI 275 Part 23 AML STC SA02658SE are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC SA02658SE 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 SA02658SE Master … Continued

Approval of G500/G600 TXi Software Version 3.03

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: STC SA02571SE COMPLIANCE: Optional: This Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin announces the approval of G500/G600 TXi Software Version 3.03. … Continued

Service Advisory 1989: Loss of ILS Auto Transition

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: The following products are affected: NOTESoftware loader card part numbers are displayed on the splash screen. G1000 NXi equipped Piper M350 with software image part numbers 006-B2783-01 through 006-B2783-04 G1000 NXi equipped Piper M500 with software image part numbers 006-B2785-01 through 006-B2785-04 G3000 equipped Piper M600 with software image part numbers 006-B2039-12 through … Continued

System Alert Configuration Update for LITEF LCR-100 AHRS Installations with G5000 in Textron Aviation Inc. Model 560XL

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G5000 Integrated Flight Decks installed in Textron Aviation Inc. (Cessna) Model 560XL under STC ST01918WI are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC ST01918WI COMPLIANCE: Recommended: Garmin recommends the incorporation of this STC Service Bulletin at the next scheduled service interval. PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin provides approval for update to the G5000 Systems Alert Configuration … Continued

Cabin Entertainment Flight Plan Configuration Update for G5000 in Textron Aviation Inc. Model 560XL

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G5000 Integrated Flight Decks installed in Textron Aviation Inc. (Cessna) Model 560XL under STC ST01918WI are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC ST01918WI 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 approval for an update to the ELT/Entertainment Configuration … Continued

Throttle lever detent indication design change for G5000 in Textron Aviation Inc. Model 560XL

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G5000 Integrated Flight Decks installed in Textron Aviation Inc. (Cessna) Model 560XL (Excel) Serial Numbers 560-5001 through 560-5109 with Cessna Service Bulletin 560XL-76-02 incorporated, and Serial Numbers 560-5110 through 560-5268 under STC ST01918WI are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC ST01918WI COMPLIANCE: Recommended: Garmin recommends the incorporation of this STC Service Bulletin at the next … Continued

FS 510 software version 2.5(_) and G1000 NXi software version 0413.42 for Textron Aviation Model 510 Citation Mustang aircraft

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G1000 NXi-equipped Textron Aviation Citation Mustang aircraft under STC SA01896WI are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC SA01896WI COMPLIANCE: Optional: This Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE: This Service Bulletin announces the approval of Flight Stream 510 software version 2.5( ) and G1000 NXi system software … Continued

GFC 600/GSA 87 Software and Gain file update for Textron Aviation (Cessna) 208B with a Cargo Pod

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GFC 600 systems installed under the GFC 600 Part 23 AML STC SA01844WI in Textron Aviation (Cessna) 208B with cargo pod are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC SA01844WI COMPLIANCE: Mandatory: This STC Service Bulletin must be accomplished at the next scheduled service interval. PURPOSE: The GSA 87 gain file has been updated to provide … Continued

G1000 NXi Upgrade for G1000-equipped King Air C90 Series

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: All G1000-equipped Textron Aviation King Air C90 series aircraft equipped with G1000 System Software Versions 0636.01, 0636.02, 0636.03, 0636.05, 0636.06, or 0636.07 are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC SA01456WI-D COMPLIANCE: Optional: This Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin contains instructions to … Continued

Approval of GTX 345(R) ADSB software version 3.13

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GTX 345/345R (GTX 3X5(R)) units installed using Part 23 ADS-B AML STC SA01714WI and EASA STC 10060873 are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC SA01714WI and EASA STC 10060873 COMPLIANCE: Recommended: Garmin recommends the incorporation of this service bulletin at the next scheduled service interval. PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of an update … Continued

BIAS HEATER FAIL CAS message design change for G5000 in Textron Aviation Inc. Model 560XL

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G5000 Integrated Flight Decks installed in Textron Aviation Inc. (Cessna) Model 560XL under STC ST01918WI are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC ST01918WI COMPLIANCE: Recommended: Garmin recommends the incorporation of this STC Service Bulletin at the next scheduled service interval. PURPOSE: The BIAS HEATER FAIL CAS message will not appear in the G5000 CAS window … Continued

Optional Collins ALT-55B Installation for G5000 in Textron Aviation Inc. Model 560XL

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G5000 Integrated Flight Decks installed in Textron Aviation Inc. (Cessna) Model 560XL (Excel) under STC ST01918WI are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC ST01918WI 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 approval for update to Collins ALT-55B configuration … Continued

Service Alert 1947 Rev B: Takeoff/Landing Distance (TOLD)

REVISION B: Added Resolution PRODUCTS AFFECTED: All G3000 and G5000 systems with 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 … Continued

GPS 175/GNC 355/GNX 375 main software version 3.03 for Part 23 AML STC SA02636SE Part 23 Aircraft

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GPS 175, GNX 375, GNC 355, or GNC 355A products installed under the Part 23 AML STC SA02636SE are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC SA02636SE COMPLIANCE: Recommended: Garmin recommends the incorporation of this service bulletin at the next scheduled service interval. PURPOSE: MDL revision 6 includes the following changes: Added the G5 (GAD 29) … Continued

GPS 175/GNX 375/GNC 355 Main Software Version 3.03

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: All GNX 375 products listed below with Main Software Version 3.02 and earlier are affected. All GPS 175 and GNC 355 products interfaced to ADS-B In systems (e.g. GTX 345 and GDL 88) listed below with Main Software version 3.02 and earlier are also affected. Model Appliance — P/NGPS 175 — 011-04377-00GNX 375 … Continued