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Aviation Alerts and Advisories

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 all other installations this Service Bulletin is optional may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable.

PURPOSE:

GTN 6XX/7XX software version 6.51 include the following:

  • Fixed an issue that caused the GTN 6XX/7XX (with software versions 6.00 through 6.50) to go blank for a few seconds when displaying NEXRAD from a GTX 345 (all product versions) or GDL 88 (all product versions).
  • Fixed an issue that caused the GTN 6XX/7XX (with software versions 6.50 and earlier) map to not display newly received data (i.e., AIRMET, SIGMET, SCIT, TFRs, and Cyclones) from the GDL 88 (all product versions), GTX 345 (all product versions), GSR 56 (all product versions), or GDL 69 (all product versions).

NOTE
Data will refresh if the map is closed and opened again.

ASDN Service Bulletin 1876 Rev A