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:

LIML - Linate

10 May 2017  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published May 10, 2017 for cycles 1705 1706 … View complete alert.

MMMZ - Incorrect Holding Pattern Direction - Mexico (Garmin Navigation Database)

5 May 2017  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Garmin Navigation Data Alert published May 4, 2017 for cycle 1705. Download 17-23 Garmin Alert… View complete alert.

GMA 342/345 TSO Software Version 2.10

5 May 2017  / Service Document Notifications /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:GMA 342 (011-03520-10) and GMA 345 (011-03520-00) units with Software Version 2.00 (or earlier) are affected. CERTIFICATION APPROVAL:TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE:Optional: This Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s d… View complete alert.

TAWS/Terrain alerts near Blackrock Island, Ireland

5 May 2017  / Aviation Database Alerts / Terrain /

Terrain Data Alert published May 11, 2015 for cycles 16T1, 15T1, 13T1, 12T1, and 11T1. … View complete alert.

MGGT - Incorrect Missed Approach Hold - Guatemala (Garmin Navigation Database)

4 May 2017  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Garmin Navigation Data Alert published May 4, 2017 for cycle 1705. Download 17-22 Garmin Alert… View complete alert.

LOWI - Innsbruck

1 May 2017  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published and April 28, 2017 for cycle 1705 … View complete alert.

Corrected charts for approaches at Hilton Head (KHXD), Hilton Head, SC

28 April 2017  / Aviation Database Alerts / FliteCharts /

Garmin FliteCharts Alert published April 28, 2017 for cycle 1705 … View complete alert.

Incorrect placement of the FATKO waypoint for departures at Van Nuys (VNY), Van Nuys, CA

27 April 2017  / Aviation Database Alerts / FliteCharts /

Garmin FliteCharts Alert published April 27, 2017 for cycle 1705 … View complete alert.

SKVG - Cananguchal

27 April 2017  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alerts published April 19 and April 26, 2017 for cycles 1704 1705 … View complete alert.

Erroneous coordinates for HAPLY waypoint in Garmin Pilot

27 April 2017  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

FAA Navigation Data database alert published April 27, 2017 for cycle 1705 … View complete alert.