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Aviation Alerts and Advisories

G1000 NXi Retrofit update in Piper PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:

G1000 equipped PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridians (Serial Numbers 4697002, 4697340, 4697399 through 4697548, 4697550 through 4697568, 4697570 through 4697581) are affected.

COMPLIANCE:

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

PURPOSE:

STC SA01947WI Rev 2 includes the following:

New Hardware:

  • NXi display hardware
    • GDU 1050 Primary Flight Display
    • GDU 1550 Multi-function Display
  • GCU 476 Controller
  • GTX 345R/345DR transponder
  • Flight Stream 510 for data streaming and database updates
  • GMA 1360D audio panels (optional)
  • GTX 335R transponder (optional)
  • GDL 69A SXM datalink (optional)

NOTE
Contact Garmin for assistance if a GTX 345R/GTX 335R is already installed.

G1000 NXi System Software Version 3880.00 provides 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

ASDN Service Bulletin 20101 Rev A