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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 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

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

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 3 includes: GTN MAIN Software Version 6.51 … Continued

Approval of GTS 8X0 software v4.12, GTS 8X5 software v3.12, and installation of the GTS 800 per EASA STC 10067437 and FAA AML STC SA02121SE

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GTS 800, 825, and 855 Traffic Systems installed using Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificates (STC) 10067437 (EASA) and SA02121SE (FAA) are affected. GTS 820 and 850 Traffic Systems installed using Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) SA02016SE-D are affected. CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: EASA STC 10067437 and FAA STC SA02121SE MDL … Continued

Approval of G500/G600 TXi Main Software Version 2.30 for AML STC SA02571SE

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: Optional: This STC Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE: STC SA02571SE, Master Drawing List revision 5 includes G500/G600 TXi Main Software … Continued

Service Advisory 0617 Rev B: Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR)

REVISION B: Made advisory specific to all Garmin datalink products PRODUCT AFFECTED: All Garmin datalink products are affected. ISSUE: TFR data received through Garmin datalink products may be incomplete or out of date. RESOLUTION: TFR data received through Garmin datalink products is advisory in nature only and not a replacement for a thorough preflight briefing … Continued

Initial Issuance 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) SA02622SE are affected. CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: AML STC SR02622SE 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 STC approval … Continued

G5 Software Version 5.70 (including GMC 507 Software Version 2.60)

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GFC 500 systems installed under GFC 500 Part 23 AML STC SA01866WI are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: AML STC SA01866WI COMPLIANCE: Mandatory: This STC Service Bulletin is mandatory for GFC 500 systems installed per Part 23 AML STC SA01866WI. PURPOSE: G5 Software Version 5.70 (including GMC 507 Software Version 2.60) updates the internal pre-flight … Continued

G5000 System Software Version 2091.04 (including GIA 64E Software Version 2.02.2) for G5000 Textron Aviation Model 400A (STC ST01821WI)

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G5000 systems with System Software Version 2091.03 and GIA 64E hardware installed in Textron Aviation Model 400A (Beechjet) aircraft using STC ST01821WI are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: STC ST01821WI COMPLIANCE: Recommended for G5000-equipped Textron Aviation Model 400A with G5000 System Software Version 2091.03 and GIA 64E hardware. PURPOSE: G5000 System Software Version 2091.04 (including … Continued

Servo Cable Clamp Nut Torque Change for the GFC 600 Autopilot

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: All aircraft with the GFC 600 autopilot installed per STC SA01844WI using Master Drawing List (MDL) 005-01009-01 Revisions 1 through 6 are affected. CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA01844WI COMPLIANCE: Recommended: Compliance with this service bulletin is recommended at the next opportunity, not to exceed next annual maintenance check. PURPOSE: Increase the torque on the … Continued

Amendment to GFC 500 Part 23 AML STC SA01866WI for PA-28 Series Design Changes

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: Piper PA-28 aircraft with GFC 500 systems installed per the GFC 500 Part 23 AML STC SA01866WI are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION: AML STC SA01866WI MDL Revision 8 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 instructions for … Continued

Approval of GTN 6XX/7XX Software Version 6.51

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GTN 6XX/7XX systems installed using FAA STC SA02019SE-D and EASA STC 10037574 are affected. CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: FAA STC SA02019SE-D and EASA STC 10037574 COMPLIANCE: Mandatory: The Service Bulletin is mandatory for GTN 6XX/7XX units with software versions 6.00 through 6.50, interfaced to a GDL 88 or GTX 345 and is warranty reimbursable. For … Continued

Approval of GTN v6.50, Flight Stream 210 v2.90, Flight Stream 510 v2.40, and GTN COM v2.30 software for AML STC SA02019SE-D Rev B

REVISION B: Added EASA STC 10037574 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 and EASA STC 10037574 MDL Revision 19 (or later FAA-approved version) COMPLIANCE: Optional PURPOSE: AML STC SA02019SE-D and EASA STC 10037574 Master Drawing … Continued

Approval Rev B of G500/G600 TXi v2.20, Flight Stream 510, G5 as a Standby, GFC 500, GFC 600, and GWX 75 Weather Radar

REVISION B: Added EASA STC 10064794 PRODUCTS AFFECTED: G500/G600 TXi PFD/MFD/EIS display systems installed using Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) SA02571SE and EASA STC 10064794. CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA02571SE MDL Revision 4 and EASA STC 10064794 Revision 2 COMPLIANCE: Optional: This STC Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and … Continued

Discontinued Repair Service for the GPS 150XL

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: The GPS 150XL is affected. DISCUSSION: Effective 12/31/18, ALL repair services and service parts for the GPS 150XL will be discontinued.  As a reminder GPS 150XL display repair services have been discontinued since 9/1/15.  Additionally (and effective immediately) NOH GPS 150XLs are also discontinued. We sincerely regret discontinuing service or support on any … Continued

GDL 69/69(A)(H) SXM Upgrade to Software Version 5.21 for Non-GX000 Integrated Flight Deck Installations

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GDL 69 SXM (Garmin P/N 011-03177-00), GDL 69A SXM (Garmin P/N 011-03177-10), GDL 69H SXM (Garmin P/N 011-03177-20), and GDL 69AH SXM (Garmin P/N 011-03177-30) units with software version 5.10 or earlier that are not installed as part of a GX000 Integrated Flight Deck System. COMPLIANCE: Optional: This Service Bulletin may be incorporated … Continued

Servo Cable Clamp Nut Torque Change for GFC 500 Autopilot

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: All aircraft with the GFC 500 autopilot installed per STC SA01866WI using Master Drawing List (MDL) 005-01264-00 Revisions 1 through 7. CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA01866WI (see Service Bulletin 1864 for details) COMPLIANCE: Compliance with this Service Bulletin is recommended at the next opportunity, not to exceed next annual maintenance check. PURPOSE: Increase the … Continued