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Aviation Alerts and Advisories

Service Advisory 1604: Worldwide Navigation Database

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:
 Garmin G900X, G950, G1000, Cirrus PerspectiveTM, and Embraer ProdigyTM Integrated Avionics Systems with GDU software versions 15.09 and earlier using the Worldwide Navigation Database are affected.

 Garmin G2000, G3000, G5000, and Embraer Prodigy Touch Integrated Avionics Systems with GDU software version 6.49 and earlier using the Worldwide Navigation Database are also affected.

 Additionally, all Garmin GTN 6XX/7XX, GNS 400W/500W, and G500/600 systems using the Worldwide Navigation Database are also affected.

ISSUE:
 The number of approaches and volume of data in the Worldwide Navigation Database now exceeds the limits of the database.

RESOLUTION:
 Beginning with Cycle 1602 (effective February 4, 2016) Garmin will begin restricting the number of airports included on the Worldwide Navigation Database, based on the length of the longest runway.  Heliports and Airports that do not contain a runway of greater than 4000 feet will be excluded from the Worldwide Navigation Database.  All associated data with excluded airports (communication frequencies, approaches, runways, etc.) will also be excluded.

NOTE

Regionalized versions of the navigation database (Americas, USA, Europe, International, etc.) are not affected.

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