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Aviation Alerts and Advisories

Approval of G500/G600 TXi Software Version 3.12

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:

G500/G600 TXi PFD/MFD/EIS display systems installed using Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) SA02571SE are affected.

COMPLIANCE:

Optional. This service bulletin is optional and may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion.

PURPOSE:

AML STC SA02571SE , Master Drawing List Rev 11 includes the following:

  • Update TXi software from v3.03 to v3.12
  • Update AHRS software from v2.08 to v2.09
  • Update ADC software from v2.07 to v2.08
  • Update GEA 110 software from v2.10 to v2.20
  • Update GEA 71B Enhanced software from v2.21 to v2.60
  • Hardware updates to GEA 110 and GEA 71B Enhanced
  • DFC 90 interface approval (Cirrus SR20/22 only)
  • Garmin GI 275 interface and standby instrument approval
  • GMU 44B installation and interface approval
  • GNC 355 interface approval
  • Additional EIS sensor interface approvals
  • Add Piper PA-46R-350T (TCDS A25SO) to the AML

The TXi G500/G600 software v3.12 update includes the following changes:

  • Addition of GDU 1060 MFD/EIS layout
  • Addition of MFD engine page
  • Update CDI control to allow localizer autoswitch
  • Expansion of turbine EIS features including additional OEM engine sensor interfaces:
    • Add fuel quantity indication for supported single engine turbine aircraft
    • Turboprop Shaft Horsepower readout
    • Eleven-gauge turbine EIS Layout
    • Rudder trim gauge
    • Single and Twin Piston percent Horsepower support
    • Switched fuel quantity gauges
    • Vacuum pressure gauge
    • Fuel imbalance caution message
    • Digital display readouts for bar gauges
    • Cirrus EIS display layout
    • Installer deletion of exceedances
    • Mach field on PFD
  • Expansion of engine and tach timers
    • For new installations, tach time can be used to match the tach time of the removed tachometer
    • For currently fielded installations upgrading to TXi software v3.12, the following formula is recommended to establish the initial value:
      • Tach hours at time of TXi software v3.12 upgrade = Tach Hours at time of original TXi
      • EIS installation + TXi Flight Hours since time of installation.

ASDN Service Bulletin 20118 Rev B