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:

Indonesia Several Airports

2 March 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published February 27, 2015 for cycle 1503 … View complete alert.

RJTU - Utsunomiya Aero

2 March 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published February 27, 2015 for cycle 1503 … View complete alert.

Service Advisory 1514: Potential Erroneous Lateral Guidance

26 February 2015  / Service Advisories /

AFFECTED PRODUCTS: All G900X, G950, G1000, Embraer ProdigyTM, and Cirrus PerspectiveTM systems with GDU Software v13.01 or later, and all G2000, G3000, G5000, and Embraer Prodigy Touch systems with GDU Software v2.01 or later are affected. ISSUE: … View complete alert.

Service Advisory 1508: Discontinued Repair Service on Certain Apollo/II Morrow Products

20 February 2015  / Service Advisories /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:This advisory is applicable to the following equipment: SL50 GPS Receiver SL60 GPS Receiver and VHF Comm Transceiver SL70 Mode C Transponder GSL71 UAT Control Panel PURPOSE:Effective June 30, 2015, repair services will be d… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1470: G500H System Software for GDU 620 Software Version 5.01

20 February 2015  / Service Document Notifications /

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL:TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE:Optional SYSTEM:G500H PURPOSE:G500H software version 5.01 includes the following changes from v4.01: Add Radar Altimeter A429 input, PFD display, and visual and aural minimum altitude alerting… View complete alert.

Service Advisory 1507: Published Hold Can Be Shown On the Wrong Side

19 February 2015  / Service Advisories /

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:G900X, G950, G1000(H), Cirrus Perspective, and Embraer Prodigy products with GDU software version 12.20 and later, and all G2000, G3000, G5000(H), and Embraer Prodigy Touch products are affected. ISSUE:The “hold at waypoint” direct… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1501: GDL 88 Software Upgrade to System Software Version 3.20

18 February 2015  / Service Document Notifications /

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL:TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE:Optional for all GDL 88 units. PURPOSE: This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GDL 88 System Software Version 3.20.GDL 88 System Software Version 3.20 contains the following changes f… View complete alert.

Anomalies near Northwest Greenland

16 February 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Terrain /

Revision to this Terrain Alert published February 11, 2015 for cycles 15T1, 13T1, 12T1, and 11T1. Download Terrain_Greenland … View complete alert.

Republic of South Africa VFR Airports

9 February 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published February 6, 2015 for cycle 1502 … View complete alert.

TNCE - F. D. Roosevelt (Oranjestad)

5 February 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published February 2, 2015 for cycle 1502 … View complete alert.