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Aviation Alerts and Advisories

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


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


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


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)

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