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Aviation Alerts and Advisories

Discontinued Navigation Database

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:
Garmin GPS III Pilot products are affected.

ISSUE:
Due to storage capacity limitations, Navigation Database cycle 1801 (effective dates 1/4/18 – 2/1/18) will be the last GPS III Pilot supported Navigation Database.

ACTION:
For product replacement considerations, the aera® 660 is a new cost-effective, feature-rich, purpose-built aviation portable.

The aera 660 features:

  • A compact 5-inch capacitive touchscreen boasts a bright, sunlight readable display that can be viewed in portrait or landscape modes for optimum customization
  • Rich, interactive maps
  • Built-in GPS/GLONASS receiver
  • Connext® wireless capabilities
  • Garmin WireAware™ wire-strike avoidance technology
  • New cost-effective database options along with built-in Wi-Fi® database updating capabilities allow pilots to easily access the most up-to-date data, including daily U.S. fuel prices
  • Bluetooth® supports the display of ADS-B “In” traffic and weather1 from a variety of sources, including the GDL® 39/GDL 39 3D, GDL 51, GDL 52, Flight Stream and the GTX 345 ADS-B transponder

For more information, see the attachment “1745A” below.

1745A