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:

Service Advisory 1605 Rev B: AFCS armed mode cancelation

8 February 2016  / Service Advisories /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:Garmin G1000 systems installed in the following aircraft with the specified GDU software versions listed below are affected. Twin Commander with GDU software version 15.01 Twin Otter with GDU software version 15.01 Diamond DA 6… View complete alert.

Kalamazoo, MI, Kalamazoo INTL (AZO), VOR RWY 17, AMDT 18B, CANCELLED for February 4, 2016

4 February 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / FliteCharts /

Garmin FliteCharts Alert published February 4, 2016 for cycle 1602Download FliteChartsDataAlert_2016_02_04_KAZO… View complete alert.

Baltimore, MD, Baltimore/Washington INTL Thurgood Marshall (BWI), VOR RWY 28, AMDT 24, CANCELLED for Feb. 4, 2016

4 February 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / FliteCharts /

Garmin FliteCharts Alert published February 4, 2016 for cycle 1602 Download FliteChartsDataAlert_2016_02_04_KBWI… View complete alert.

WMKK - Kuala Lumpur Intl – Sepang

29 January 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published January 29, 2016 for cycle 1602 … View complete alert.

Service Advisory 1604: Worldwide Navigation Database

27 January 2016  / Service Advisories /

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 E… View complete alert.

EDDC - Dresden

26 January 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published January 26, 2016 for cycles 1601 1602 … View complete alert.

KHDN - Yampa Valley

25 January 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published January 22, 2016 for cycles 1601 1602 … View complete alert.

G500H System, New interfaces and upgrades provided by GDU 620 Software Version 7.01

19 January 2016  / Service Document Notifications /

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL:STC SR02295LA COMPLIANCE:Optional PRODUCTS AFFECTED:G500H systems installed in Bell 206/407 aircraft under STC SR02295LA with GDU Software Version 5.01 or earlier (STC SR02295LA-R Master Drawing List Rev 5 or earlier) are aff… View complete alert.

FKKD - Douala

30 December 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published December 30, 2015 for cycles 1513 1601 … View complete alert.

Taiwan Enroute Airway R583

29 December 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published December 29, 2015 for cycle 1601 … View complete alert.