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:

ChartView Database Expiration Date

26 August 2016  / Service Advisories /

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:G2000, G3000, G5000, and Embraer Prodigy Touch systems with GDU software versions 20.49 (and earlier) with ChartView enabled are affected. DESCRIPTION:The ChartView Database Tab will indicate Chartview has expired before the actual… View complete alert.

KVNY - Van Nuys

24 August 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Garmin Nav Data database Alert published August 23, 2016 for cycle 1609 … View complete alert.

Late source received from Mexico

23 August 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Garmin Navigation Data Alert published August 12, 2016 for cycle 1609 Download 16-21 Garmin Alert… View complete alert.

Software Version 3.20 available for GTX 3000 units (not applicable to Integrated Flight Deck installations)

19 August 2016  / Service Document Notifications /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:This bulletin is applicable to GTX 3000 units with software version 3.10 or previous software versions not installed in a Garmin Integrated Flight Deck system (G5000, G3000, G2000, G1000, G1000H, G950, G900X, Cirrus Perspective™, an… View complete alert.

SEQM - Mariscal Sucre Intl

19 August 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published August 18, 2016 for cycle 1609 … View complete alert.

UOOO - Alykel

16 August 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published August 16, 2016 for cycles 1608 1609 … View complete alert.

MPTO - Tocumen

16 August 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Garmin Navigation Data Alert published August 15, 2016 for cycles 1608 1609 … View complete alert.

KNPA - Pensacola NAS

10 August 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / IFR/VFR Charts /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published August 10, 2016 for cycles 1608 1609 … View complete alert.

Holding Pattern Turn Direction at KTOI

4 August 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Garmin Navigation Data Alert published August 2, 2016 for cycle 1609 Download 16-20 Garmin Alert… View complete alert.

Service Advisory 1648: SurfaceWatchTM

4 August 2016  / Service Advisories /

AFFECTED PRODUCTS: G3000 Pilot’s Guide for the Cessna Citation CJ3+ (190-01742-01) Rev A G3000 Pilot’s Guide for the Cessna Citation M2 (190-01578-01) Rev B G5000 Pilot’s Guide for the Cessna Citation Sovereign+ (190-01581-01) Rev A G5000 Pilot… View complete alert.