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:

KPDX - Portland Intl

29 June 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published June 26, 2015 for cycle 1507 … View complete alert.

KMTN - Martin State

24 June 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Garmin Navigation Data Alert published June 24, 2015 for cycles 1507 and 1508 … View complete alert.

YP - Yonphula NDB, Bhutan

23 June 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published June 23, 2015 for cycle 1507 … View complete alert.

LFMT - Montpellier Mediterranee

22 June 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published June 22, 2015 for cycle 1507 … View complete alert.

ZBTJ - Binhai

22 June 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published June 22, 2015 for cycle 1507 … View complete alert.

CYEN - Estevan Regional Airport

18 June 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Garmin Navigation Alert published June 18, 2015 for cycles 1505 and 1506. … View complete alert.

Service Advisory 1539: GDU 620 Software Version 7.00, StormscopeĀ® CELL/STRIKE Softkey Reversal

18 June 2015  / Service Advisories /

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:G500 and G600 Series products using GDU 620 main software version 7.00. ISSUE:The StormscopeĀ® CELL/STRIKE soft keys and mode annunciations are reversed: Pressing the CELL softkey will annunciate CELL, however WX-500 Strike data,… View complete alert.

KJRA - West 30th Street Heliport

17 June 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published June 16, 2015 for cycles 1506 1507 … View complete alert.

Incorrect Geo-referencing of Select European Approaches

12 June 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / FliteCharts /

Garmin FliteCharts Alert published June 12, 2015 for cycles 1506 and prior. Download FliteCharts_Data_Alert_1543… View complete alert.

Service Advisory 1540: GTN 7XX Units with Main Software Version 5.11 or 5.13 and FliteChartsĀ® Updates

10 June 2015  / Service Advisories /

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:GTN 725 and GTN 750 units using Main Software Version 5.11 or 5.13. ISSUE:GTN Main Software Versions 5.11 and 5.13 changed the way that FliteCharts data are handled by GTN 7XX units. In some cases a new FliteCharts data update may … View complete alert.