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Aviation Alerts and Advisories

G1000 NXi Hardware and Software update for G1000-equipped Textron Aviation 172R/S, (T)182T, (T)206H, G36 and G58 airplanes

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:

The following systems registered in the U.S. are affected:

  • G1000 WAAS systems with System Software Versions 0563.03 through 0563.36 installed in Textron Aviation 172R/S, (T)182T, and (T)206H aircraft
  • G1000 WAAS systems with System Software Versions 0857.05 through 0857.10 installed in Textron Aviation G58 aircraft
  • G1000 WAAS systems with System Software Versions 0858.05 through 0858.10 installed in Textron Aviation G36 aircraft
  • G1000 NXi systems with System Software Version 2501.02 installed in Textron Aviation 172R/S, (T)182T, and (T)206H aircraft
  • G1000 NXi systems with System Software Version 2788.04 installed in Textron Aviation G58 aircraft
  • G1000 NXi systems with System Software Version 2780.03 installed in Textron Aviation G36 aircraft

CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION:

STC SA01945WI

For U.S. registered aircraft, STC SA01945WI may also be used to update aircraft that were converted from G1000 legacy to G1000 NXi by STC SA01830WI.

COMPLIANCE:

Optional: This Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable.

PURPOSE:

New Hardware:

  • NXi display hardware:
    • GDU 1050 for 172R/S aircraft without autopilot
    • GDU 1054B for 172R/S (with autopilot), (T)182T, and (T)206H aircraft
    • GDU 1050 and 1055 for G36 and G58 aircraft
  • Flight Stream 510 for data streaming and database updates
  • GTX 345R (Optional)
  • GTX 335R (Optional)
  • GDL 69A SXM (Optional)

G1000 NXi System Software Versions 4013.00 and 4014.01 provide the following new features:

  • NEXRAD Animation
  • Visual Approach support
  • Flight Plan auto-nomination
  • Transition to Approach
  • SurfaceWatch
  • Vertical Situation Display
  • HSI map
  • Visual Reporting Points
  • IFR/VFR maps
  • Dual charts to allow pilot selection of FliteCharts or ChartView for display

For U.S. registered aircraft, STC SA01945WI may also be used to update aircraft that were converted from G1000 legacy to G1000 NXi by STC SA01830WI. The new STC SA01945WI is the same as STC SA01830WI except as follows:

  • Approves optional GTX 335R transponder
  • Approves optional GDL 69A SXM
  • Provides compatibility with Wipaire STC SA03323CH for the Lycoming IO-580-B1A engine conversion in the Cessna 182T
  • Resolves heading issues seen on some NAV III aircraft

ASDN Service Bulletin 2126 Rev A