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Aviation Alerts and Advisories

GTN Xi Main Software Version 20.10 and GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software Version 6.71

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:

GTN 6XX/7XX and GTN Xi systems installed under the GTN 6XX/7XX Part 23 AML FAA STC SA02019SE-D and EASA STC 10037574 are affected.

CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION:

FAA STC SA02019SE-D

COMPLIANCE:

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

PURPOSE:

This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of the FAA STC SA02019SE-D and EASA STC 10037574 Master Drawing List GTN 6XX/ 7XX Part 23 AML STC, Rev. 28 for the following:

  • GTN Xi Main Software Version 20.10
    • Added Glide Range Ring display on map page
    • Added Remote Radio control, which allows a GTN Xi to control COM and NAV radios on another GTN Xi
    • Added page navigation via the control knob, which allows the pilot to navigate to 9 different selectable pages via the knob

NOTE
Knobs can also be used for scrolling pages or zooming on maps.

    • Added pilot selectable startup page which allows the pilot to select which page the GTN Xi starts on after acknowledging the instrument test page
    • Added support to sync databases with GPS 175, GNX 375, or GNC 355
    • Added config option to disable visual approaches
    • Added config option to adjust COM headphone volume
    • Added new user fields for time with seconds, distance and bearing from a selected waypoint, current position displayed in lat/lon format based on position units, and Flight ID
    • ILS/GPS approach annunciate logic has been updated to help address issues with older autopilots while transitioning to approach mode during turns
    • Fixed a problem with Flight data logs being merged into one larger file
    • Added shortcut to view Charts from airports and procedures on the flight plan page
    • Added an auto scroll to the active leg after 10 seconds of inactivity on the flight plan page
    • Added controls for inhibiting terrain alerts to the terrain pop-ups
    • Fixed the SMS text message send button issue described in Garmin Service Advisory 2077
  • GTN Xi COM Software Version 2.02
    • Robustness improvements
  • GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software Version 6.71
    • Added support to sync databases with GPS 175, GNX 375, or GNC 355
    • Fixed a problem with Flight data logs being merged into one larger file
    • ILS/GPS approach annunciate logic has been updated to help address issues with older autopilots while transitioning to approach mode during turns

ASDN Service Bulletin 20134 Rev A