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:

Multiple Helicopter Approaches at Multiple Locations

17 December 2014  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published December 17, 2014 for cycle 1413. … View complete alert.

Service Alert 1478: LP and LPV Approaches

11 December 2014  / Service Alerts /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:G5000-equipped Cessna Citation Sovereign 680 and Citation X 750 aircraft, and G3000-equipped Cessna Citation M2 and Cessna Citation CJ3 aircraft with navigation database cycle 1413 or earlier are affected. NOTE Aircraft with navig… View complete alert.

Service Advisory 1473: Range on Traffic Display for No-Bearing Traffic Advisory (TA) and No-Bearing Resolution Advisory (RA) May Not Update

9 December 2014  / Service Advisories /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:GTN 6xx/7xx (software v2.00 through v5.12) and all G2000/G3000/G5000 (software v4.xx and prior) with an installed traffic system ISSUE:The range on the traffic display for a no-bearing alert may not update. This issue is only appli… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1436: Software Version 3.10 available for GTX 3000 units (not applicable to Integrated Flight Decks)

8 December 2014  / Service Document Notifications /

COMPLIANCE: Mandatory SYSTEM: GTX 3000 PURPOSE: This Service Bulletin incorporates new unit Software Version 3.10 for GTX 3000 units. Please see 1436A_ASDN for details. Download 1436A_ASDN… View complete alert.

Service Alert 1472: Momentary Lateral Shifting Synthetic Vision Technology (SVT) on the PFD and Change in FMS-Coupled AFCS Mode

5 December 2014  / Service Alerts /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:Embraer Phenom 100/300 (Prodigy system) with GDU software version 13.04 and 14.02 are affected. ISSUE:Pilot actions may result in a momentary lateral shift of SVT on the PFD, accompanied by a change in FMS-coupled AFCS modes. PILO… View complete alert.

VLPS - Pakse Intl

3 December 2014  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published December 3, 2014 for cycle 1413 … View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1466: GTN 6XX/7XX Software Upgrade to Main Software Version 5.13 and GMA 35 Audio Software Version 3.10

26 November 2014  / Service Document Notifications /

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL:TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE:Optional PRODUCTS AFFECTED:GTN625 / GTN635 / GTN650 / GTN725 / GTN750 / GMA35 PURPOSE:This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software Version 5.13 and GMA 35 Softwa… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1474: STC SA01933LA-D 400W/500W Part 23 AML STC GNS v5.20 Software Update, Flight Stream 210

25 November 2014  / Service Document Notifications /

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL:STC SA01933LA-D COMPLIANCE:Optional SYSTEM:GPS400W / GNC420W / GNS430W / GPS500W / GNS530W / Flight Stream 210 PURPOSE:This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of approval of Master Drawing List Revision J which appro… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1461: GNS 400W/500W Series Software Upgrade to Main Software Version 5.20

25 November 2014  / Service Document Notifications /

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL:TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE:Optional SYSTEMS:GPS400W, GNC420W, GNC420AW, GNS430W, GNS430AW, GPS500W(TAWS), GNS530W(TAWS), GNS530AW(TAWS) PURPOSE:GNS 400W/500W Series main software version 5.20 includes the following change… View complete alert.

EGLF - Farnborough

21 November 2014  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published November 17, 2014 for cycle 1412 … View complete alert.