Aviation Alerts and Advisories

Aviation alerts and advisories are published to advise owners/operators of important information regarding the fidelity and usability of an aviation product or database; the serviceability of a Garmin product; or to notify owners/operators of an applicable aviation service bulletin.

ADS-B Service Alerts are published to notify owners/operators of ADS-B outages and service limitations.

Aviation Database Alerts are published to advise owners/operators of significant issues with aviation database content that may affect flight operations or safety. Alerts of this type are categorized by the database type they affect, such as FliteCharts, Navigation, Obstacles, SafeTaxi, and Terrain. Navigation Alerts encompass both Alerts generated internally by Garmin, as well as Alerts generated by our data suppliers, such as Jeppesen. The corresponding links to the right can be used to view Database Alerts of only a certain type. Alternatively, all Alerts regardless of type can be viewed by using the Aviation Database Alerts link. Owners/operators may contact Garmin Aviation Product Support for more information on how their particular system is affected by an Alert. For additional information, see Jeppesen's NavData Alerts site or the FAA's AeroNav Products Safety Alerts site.

Service Advisories are published to advise owners/operators of important information concerning unit operations and/or handling that may or may not involve safety. Garmin encourages its owners/operators to contact their avionics dealer or their company's field-service engineering staff with any questions or concerns regarding these advisories.

Service Alerts are published to advise owners/operators of time critical safety information related to the serviceability or operation of a Garmin product. Garmin encourages its owners/operators to contact their avionics dealer or their company's field-service engineering staff with any questions or concerns regarding these alerts.

Service Document Notifications are published to notify owners/operators of an applicable service document that has been distributed to Garmin dealers and distributors.


Latest Alerts:

Removal of Class G airspace over Dry Tortugas in Enroute H-8

25 May 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / IFR/VFR Charts /

Garmin IFR/VFR Charts Alert published May 25, 2016 for cycle 1606 … View complete alert.

GDL 84/88 software version 3.33 update for Part 23 AML STC SA02119SE per STC SB 1636

23 May 2016  / Service Document Notifications /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:GDL 84/88 units installed under the GDL 84/88 Part 23 AML STC SA02119SE are eligible for this software update. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION:STC SA02119SE COMPLIANCE:Optional - STC Service Bulletin 1636 may be incorporated at the ow… View complete alert.

GTX 345R installation in G950/G1000 equipped PA-46 aircraft

23 May 2016  / Service Document Notifications /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:GTX 345R transponders installed in G950 equipped (Cutter) PA-46 and G1000 equipped PA-46-350P, PA-46R-350T (Phase I and II) aircraft with GDU software versions ranging between 12.XX and 14.XX are affected. CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATI… View complete alert.

Indonesia Airway R340

19 May 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published May 19, 2016 for cycle 1606 … View complete alert.

GDL 84/88 Software Upgrade to System Software Version 3.33

16 May 2016  / Service Document Notifications /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:All GDL84/GDL88 units interfaced to a GTN 6XX/7XX, GNS 4XXW/5XXW, GNS 480, GMX 200/MX20, G500, G600, or other 3rd party flight display system are affected. GDL 88 units interfaced to a G1000 with GDU software versions 14.XX and ear… View complete alert.

GTS Processor Software Version 3.02 for Non-GX000 Integrated Flight Deck Installation Only

12 May 2016  / Service Document Notifications /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:All GTS Processor (GTS 825/GTS 855/GTS 8000) units with software version 3.01 (or earlier) and interfaced to a GTN 6XX/7XX, GNS 4XX(W)/5XX(W), GNS 480, G500, G500H, G600, GMX 200, MX20, or other 3rd party flight display systems are … View complete alert.

LUKK - Chisinau Intl - UPDATED 5/4/16

5 May 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published March 30, 2016 and updated May 4, 2016 for cycles 1604 1605 … View complete alert.

GTN software v6.11, Flight Stream 210, and GMA 35c

3 May 2016  / Service Document Notifications /

CERTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION:AML STC SA02019SE-D or EASA STC 10037574 COMPLIANCE:Optional PURPOSE:This STC amendment updates the GTN software version to 6.11 and GMA 35 software version to v4.10A. GTN Software Version 6.11 includes the following fu… View complete alert.

KMEM - Memphis Intl

2 May 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Garmin Navigation Data Alert published May 2, 2016 … View complete alert.

Service Advisory 1629: Air/Ground Status

2 May 2016  / Service Advisories /

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:GDL 84/88 installations that meet all of the following criteria are affected: interfaced to a Garmin GNS/GTN, dual annunciator, or single annunciator not interfaced to a Garmin G500/G600 system installed in a fixed-wing aircraf… View complete alert.