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:

KEFK - Newport State

29 December 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published December 28, 2015 for cycles 1513 1601 … View complete alert.

KWDG - Woodring Regl

21 December 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published December 18, 2015 for cycle 1513 … View complete alert.

Service Advisory 1558: Procedures with Headings and Altitude Legs

15 December 2015  / Service Advisories /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:GPS400(W), GNC420(W), GNS430(W), GPS500(W), GNS530(W), GTN625, GTN635, GTN650, GTN725, GTN750 ISSUE:This advisory provides clarification regarding the operation of Garmin GNS 400(W)/500(W) and GTN 6XX/7XX navigators while flying pr… View complete alert.

Service Advisory 1583: Connext Worldwide Weather METAR and TAF

15 December 2015  / Service Advisories /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:G500/G500H/G600 systems with GDU 620 Software Version 7.00 or 7.01, interfaced to a GSR 56 Iridium Satellite Transceiver are affected. ISSUE:Connext Worldwide Weather METAR and TAF information for airports located outside of the bo… View complete alert.

GDL 69/69(A)(H) SXM Upgrade to Software Version 5.10 for Non-GX000 Integrated Flight Deck Installations Only per Service Bulletin 1573

14 December 2015  / Service Document Notifications /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:GDL 69 SXM (Garmin P/N 011-03177-00), GDL 69A SXM (Garmin P/N 011-03177-10), GDL 69H SXM (Garmin P/N 011-03177-20), and GDL 69AH SXM (Garmin P/N 011-03177-30) units with software version 5.01 that are not installed as part of a GX00… View complete alert.

Service Advisory 1564: FIS-B Data Is Not Received From GDL 88 On Some GDU 620 Power Cycles

14 December 2015  / Service Advisories /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:GDU 620 units that are interfaced with GDL 88 ISSUE:GDU 620 units may not be able to display FIS-B weather data from the GDL 88 on some power cycles. PILOT ACTION:To resolve this issue (without verifying that it is occurring), per… View complete alert.

Chartview - 2016 Cycle Display Discrepancy

14 December 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts /

Jeppesen / Garmin ChartView alert published December 14, 2015 for all cycles in 2016. … View complete alert.

Software Version 8.02 available for GTX 23, GTX 33(D)(ES)(H), and GTX 330(D)(ES) Products

10 December 2015  / Service Document Notifications /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:This bulletin is applicable to GTX 23, GTX 33(D)(ES)(H), GTX 330(D)(ES) units with software version 7.04 or previous software versions that are not installed in a Garmin Integrated Flight Deck system (G1000, G1000H, G950, G900X, Ci… View complete alert.

RNAV (GPS) RWY 18 and RNAV (GPS) RWY 36 at Madison, Richmond, KY (I39)

7 December 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / FliteCharts /

Garmin FliteCharts Alert published December 07, 2015 for cycle 1513 Download FliteChartsDataAlert_2015_12_07_I39… View complete alert.

EDDH - Hamburg

7 December 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published December 7, 2015 for cycle 1513 … View complete alert.