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:

GTS Processor Software Version 3.04 for Non-GX000 Integrated Flight Deck Installation Only

17 January 2017  / Service Document Notifications /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:All GTS Processor (GTS 825/GTS 855/GTS 8000) units with software version 3.03 (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.

STC ST01821WI G5000 System Software Version 2091.02 for G5000-Equipped Beechcraft Model 400A

17 January 2017  / Service Document Notifications /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:G5000-equipped Beechcraft Model 400A aircraft with System Software Version 2091.00 or 2091.01 are affected. CERTIFICATION APPROVAL:STC ST01821WI MDL Revision 6 COMPLIANCE:Mandatory PURPOSE:G5000 System Software Version 2091.02 co… View complete alert.

G1000 System Software Version 0985.09 for G1000-equipped King Air 200/300 Series Aircraft with Garmin GTS 8000 (TCAS II)

17 January 2017  / Service Document Notifications /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:All G1000-equipped Beechcraft King Air 200 and 300 series aircraft with G1000 System Software Versions 0985.07 or 0985.08 and a Garmin GTS 8000 (TCAS II) are affected. CERTIFICATION APPROVAL:STC SA01535WI-D COMPLIANCE:Optional PU… View complete alert.

Service Advisory 1685: Conflicting Traffic RA Aural and Visual Alerts

11 January 2017  / Service Advisories /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:GTS 8000 units with software version 2.21 and earlier (interfaced to a Garmin GX000 Integrated Flight Deck) are affected. ISSUE:When two Resolution Advisory (RA) aural alerts are triggered in very quick succession, the RA aural ale… View complete alert.

Updated charts available for Kerry (EIKY), County Kerry, Ireland

10 January 2017  / Aviation Database Alerts / FliteCharts /

Garmin FliteCharts Alert published January 10, 2017 for cycles 1609 through 1701 … View complete alert.

KPIE, St Petersburg-Clearwater Class D Airspace unusable

9 January 2017  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Garmin Nav Data database Alert published January 6, 2017 for cycle 1701 … View complete alert.

KBAB - Beale AFB

9 January 2017  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published January 6, 2017 for cycle 1701 … View complete alert.

KCHS - Charleston AFB/Intl

6 January 2017  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published January 6, 2017 for cycle 1701 … View complete alert.

Service Advisory 1684: Garmin GTX 345 FIS-B Weather Not Appearing on ForeFlight

6 January 2017  / Service Advisories /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:GTN 6XX/7XX products (with software version 6.21) and GTX 345 products connected to ForeFlight through a Flight Stream 510 are affected. ISSUE:GTX 345 FIS-B weather will not appear on ForeFlight when connected through a Flight Stre… View complete alert.

Airway UT-21, Mexico (Garmin Navigation Database)

5 January 2017  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Garmin Navigation Data Alert published January 5, 2017 for cycle 1701. Download 17-02 Garmin Alert… View complete alert.