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:

KSLE - McNary

7 August 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published August 6, 2015 for cycles 1508 1509 … View complete alert.

Discontinued Repair Service for GPS 150XL, GPS 155XL, GNC 250XL, and GNC 300XL Displays

3 August 2015  / Service Document Notifications /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: The GPS 150XL, GPS 155XL, GNC 250XL, and GNC 300XL products are affected. DISCUSSION: Effective 9/1/15, display repair services will be discontinued for the products listed above. We sincerely regret discontinuing service or … View complete alert.

Discontinued Repair Service for GPSMAP 495 and GPSMAP 496 units

3 August 2015  / Service Document Notifications /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED: GPSMAP 495, GPSMAP 496 ISSUE: Effective immediately, repair services are discontinued for the products listed above. Applicable databases will still be available for download from www.FlyGarmin.com. We sincerely regret discon… View complete alert.

Service Advisory 1537: ChartView Database Verification Messages May Persist on GTC 570 Units after ChartView Database Installation or Update

27 July 2015  / Service Advisories /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:This advisory is applicable to all aircraft equipped with Garmin G2000, G3000, or G5000 Integrated Avionics Systems. ISSUE:ChartView database verification messages erroneously appear on the GTC 570 display(s) during initialization … View complete alert.

Service Alert 1538: Operations with Altimeter Set to QFE (height above field elevation)

23 July 2015  / Service Alerts /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:Garmin G900X, G950, G1000(H), G2000, G3000, G5000, Cirrus Perspective, Embraer Prodigy, and Embraer Prodigy Touch Integrated Avionics Systems are affected. NOTE Most locations utilize the QNH altitude that provides altitude above … View complete alert.

Alaska Airway Errors - V440

20 July 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Garmin Navigation Data Alert published July 20, 2015 for cycle 1508 … View complete alert.

United States - VFR Waypoints

17 July 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published July 17, 2015 for cycles prior to 1508 … View complete alert.

Brazil Enroute Airway - UZ30

15 July 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published July 14, 2015 for cycle 1508 … View complete alert.

Incorrect chart displayed for approaches RNAV (GNSS) RWY 08 (CAT A/B/C/D) (6-6-1-1) and RNAV (GNSS) RWY 26 (CAT A/B/C/D) (6-6-2-1) at SZWEDEROWO, BYDGOSZCZ, POLAND (EPBY)

9 July 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / FliteCharts /

Garmin FliteCharts Alert published July, 9, 2015 for cycle 1506 and 1507 Download FliteChartsDataAlert_2015_07_09_EPBY… View complete alert.

LLBG - Ben Gurion

8 July 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published July 8, 2015 for cycles 1507 and 1508 … View complete alert.