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:

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.

SPEAR 1B STAR, London, UK

3 June 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published June 3, 2015 for cycle 1506 … View complete alert.

Austria - Multiple Airways

29 May 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published May 29, 2015 for cycle 1506 … View complete alert.

LROP - Henri Coanda

26 May 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published May 26, 2015 for cycle 1506 … View complete alert.

KCQB - Chandler Mun

22 May 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published May 22, 2015 for cycles 1505 1506 … View complete alert.

Belem (BEL) VOR - Brazil

14 May 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published May 14, 2015 for cycles 1505 1506 … View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1525B : GTR 225/GNC 255 Software Upgrade to Display Software Version 2.11 and COM Software Version 2.20

14 May 2015  / Service Document Notifications /

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL:TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE:Optional SYSTEM:GTR225 / GTR225A / GTR225B / GNC255A / GNC255B PURPOSE:This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GTR 225/GNC 255 Display Software Version 2.11, USB Software Version 2.02… View complete alert.

Correction for STAR, NNCEE ONE ARRIVAL (RNAV), at GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL/HOUSTON, Houston TX (IAH)

14 May 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / FliteCharts /

Garmin FliteCharts Alert published May 14, 2015 for cycle 1505 Download FliteChartsDataAlert_2015_05_14_KIAH… View complete alert.

Service Advisory 1516 Rev B: Loss of Engine Indication System (EIS)

7 May 2015  / Service Advisories /

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:G1000 equipped Diamond DA 40 and DA 40F with system software version 321.24 and earlier (and 369.13 and earlier) are affected. ISSUE:Loss of EIS may occur during extended ( 5 seconds) engine shutdowns during flight. EIS immediately… View complete alert.

LBWN - Varna

5 May 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published May 5, 2015 for cycle 1505 … View complete alert.