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 Alert 1465 Rev B: GRS 7800 AHRS Operation Limitation North of 65┬░ North Latitude

13 September 2016  / Service Alerts /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:GRS 7800 AHRS units installed in G1000 equipped King Air 200/B200/300/B300 series aircraft (with G1000 System Software Version 0985.07) are affected. ISSUE:Heading and/or attitude information may become unavailable when flying nort… View complete alert.

Service Advisory 1650: NEXRAD Data

13 September 2016  / Service Advisories /

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:Garmin GTX 345R Transponders interfaced to a G900X, G950, G1000, Cirrus PerspectiveTM, or Embraer ProdigyTM (with GDU software versions 14.00 through 14.04 and 15.00 through 15.12) are affected. DESCRIPTION:NEXRAD data is not avail… View complete alert.

CYKA - Kamloops

8 September 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published September 7, 2016 for cycle 1610 … View complete alert.

MUHA - Incorrect Departure Procedure Identifiers (Garmin Navigation Database)

7 September 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Garmin Navigation DataAlert published September 7,2016 for cycle 1610 Download 16-25 Garmin Alert … View complete alert.

Late Source Received from Mexico (Garmin Navigation Database)

7 September 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Garmin Navigation DataAlert published August 29,2016 for cycle 1610 Download 16-23 Garmin Alert … View complete alert.

Mount Pleasant (MPZ) NDB communication box illegible on Low Altitude Enroute Chart L-27

6 September 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / IFR/VFR Charts /

Garmin IFR/VFR Charts Alert published September 6, 2016 for cycle 1610 and 1611 … View complete alert.

Incorrect Holding Pattern Turn Direction (Garmin Navigation Database)

2 September 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Garmin Navigation DataAlert published September 1,2016 for cycles 1609 1610 Download 16-24 Garmin Alert… View complete alert.

Service Advisory 1612 Rev B: 2015 IGRF (International Geomagnetic Reference Field) Magnetic Field Model

2 September 2016  / Service Advisories /

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:All Garmin Integrated Flight Decks (G900X, G950, G1000(H), Cirrus PerspectiveTM, Embraer ProdigyTM, G2000, G3000, G5000, and Embraer Prodigy┬« Touch systems) with GDU software versions 6.01 and greater are affected, except those inst… View complete alert.

LEMD - Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas

31 August 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published August 31, 2016 for cycles 1609 1610 … View complete alert.

Special Use Airspaces R-3804 and R-4403 depicted incorrectly on Low Altitude Enroute Charts L-22

31 August 2016  / Aviation Database Alerts / IFR/VFR Charts /

Garmin IFR/VFR Charts Alert published August 31, 2016 for cycles 1608, 1609, 1610 and 1611. … View complete alert.