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 1503: GTN 6XX/7XX Checklist Page User Field

12 March 2015  / Service Advisories /

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:GTN625 / GTN635 / GTN650 / GTN725 / GTN750 ISSUE:Configuring a Checklist Page shortcut in the User Fields will cause the GTN boot-up sequence to fail at the Garmin splash screen during subsequent power cycles. PILOT ACTION:Do not … View complete alert.

Brazil Arrival and Departures, multiple airports

12 March 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published March 12, 2015 for cycle 1503 … View complete alert.

Service Advisory 1507 Rev B: Published Hold Can Be Shown On the Wrong Side

12 March 2015  / Service Advisories /

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:G900X, G950, G1000(H), Cirrus Perspective, and Embraer Prodigy products with GDU software version 12.20 and later, and all G2000, G3000, G5000(H), and Embraer Prodigy Touch products are affected. ISSUE:The “hold at waypoint” direct… View complete alert.

KTUP - Tupelo Regl

11 March 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published March 10, 2015 for cycle 1503 … View complete alert.

Service Advisory 1510: GDU 620 Software V6.21 Exhibiting Unexpected Display or Performance Issues

5 March 2015  / Service Advisories /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:G500, G600, and G500H Series products using GDU 620 main software version 6.21. ISSUE:Flight crews may observe unexpected display issues such as flashing “NO AP DATA” annunciation or intermittent display of the Flight Director cue.… View complete alert.

Indonesia Enroute Airways

4 March 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published March 4, 2015 for cycle 1503 … View complete alert.

Service Advisory 1518: Partial GIA Failure

3 March 2015  / Service Advisories /

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:G900X, G1000, Cirrus Perspective, Embraer Prodigy, G2000, and G3000 systems with a GFC 700 (GFC 7X for G900X systems) and GIA main software version 7.60 are affected. ISSUE:One or both GIAs may lose certain functionality upon power… View complete alert.

Indonesia Several Airports

2 March 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published February 27, 2015 for cycle 1503 … View complete alert.

RJTU - Utsunomiya Aero

2 March 2015  / Aviation Database Alerts / Navigation /

Jeppesen NavData Alert published February 27, 2015 for cycle 1503 … View complete alert.

Service Advisory 1508: Discontinued Repair Service on Certain Apollo/II Morrow Products

20 February 2015  / Service Advisories /

PRODUCTS AFFECTED:This advisory is applicable to the following equipment: SL50 GPS Receiver SL60 GPS Receiver and VHF Comm Transceiver SL70 Mode C Transponder GSL71 UAT Control Panel PURPOSE:Effective June 30, 2015, repair services will be d… View complete alert.