Aviation Alerts and Advisories

Service Bulletin 1417: GTN Part 23 AML STC Update v5.00 for EASA STC 10037574

20 May 2014

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC Authorization COMPLIANCE: Recommended SYSTEM: GTN625 / GTN635 / GTN650 / GTN725 / GTN750 PURPOSE: This service document provides notification of amendment of STC 10037574. This STC amendment approves GTN main software version 5.00, COM software 2.13, and GMA software version 3.07. Download 1417A_ASDN… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1418: GTN 6XX/7XX STC Software Upgrade to COM Software Version 2.13

20 May 2014

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC Authorization COMPLIANCE: Recommended SYSTEM: GTN635 / GTN650 / GTN750 PURPOSE: GTN 6XX/7XX COM Software Version 2.13 contains the following changes from Version 2.12: Reduced noise burst (open squelch) that can occur after transmitting, flip-flopping frequencies, or exiting monitor mode when the receiver is set for high sensitivity. The following service documents have been resolved: Corrected issue in limit… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1419: EASA STC 10037574 GTN 650/750 AML STC Replace TVS2 Assembly Fuse for Non-metallic, IFR Aircraft

20 May 2014

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: EASA Validated STC 10037574 Authorization COMPLIANCE: Mandatory SYSTEM: GTN625 / GTN635 / GTN650 / GTN725 / GTN750 PURPOSE: The previous installation data contains directions to install an incorrectly sized fuse related to the TVS2 assembly. The TVS2 assembly provides lightning protection on the power bus to the GTN. The GTN 6XX/7XX Part 23 AML STC Installation Manual Revisions 5, or earlier, Figure E-4, shows the use of fuse F1… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1429: Roll Servo Cable Inspection for G1000-equipped Beechcraft King Air 300/B300 series aircraft

13 May 2014

COMPLIANCE: Mandatory SYSTEM: G1000-equipped Beechcraft King Air 300/B300 series aircraft (STC SA01535WI-D) PURPOSE: Roll servo cables may be improperly routed, causing contact with a capstan retaining pin or other structure. Download 1429A_ASDN… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1410: GWX 70 Software Version 2.20 and FPGA 1.1 for Non-GX000 Integrated Flight Deck Installations Only

23 April 2014

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: Recommended SYSTEM: GWX 70 PURPOSE: GWX 70 software version 2.20 and FPGA version 1.1 includes the following enhancements: Mitigates a potential hardware issue when cycling the GWX 70 on and off. Incorporates a configuration item to allow for operation in smaller radomes (e.g. wing mounted radar pods). Allows the GWX 70 to obtain attitude data from a GDU 620. Removes ground clutter from the wea… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1411: GTS Processor Software v2.21 for Non-GX000 Flight Deck Installations Only

2 April 2014

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: Optional SYSTEM: GTS 825/GTS 855/GTS 8000 PURPOSE: GTS Processor software version 2.21 includes the following enhancements: Introduces new, increased capability to eliminate traffic alerts for target aircraft on the ground, by adding new ground level determination and calculated height above ground capability using an internal airport database. Reduced aural traffic alerts while landing, by addi… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1378: Horizontal Stabilizer GMU 44 Magnetometer Installation for G1000 King Air 200/300

5 March 2014

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA01535WI-D COMPLIANCE: Optional - May be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. SYSTEM: G1000 King Air B200/B200C, 300/300LW, B300/B300C PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of the STC SA01535WI-D, MDL Revision 16 (200 series aircraft) and Revision 7 (300 series aircraft), for installation of the GMU 44 Magnetometers in the horizontal stabilizers that will provide greate… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1376: GRS 7800 AHRS Installation for G1000 Beechcraft King Air 200/300 aircraft

5 March 2014

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA01535WI-D COMPLIANCE: Optional - May be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. SYSTEM: G1000 King Air 200/200C, B200/B200C, 300/300LW, B300/B300C PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of the STC SA01535WI-D, MDL Revision 16 (200 series aircraft) and Revision 7 (300 series aircraft), for installation of the Garmin GRS 7800 AHRS that will expand G1000 capability to provide… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1375: Nose bay cooling fan duct installation for G1000 King Air 200/300 aircraft

5 March 2014

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA01535WI-D COMPLIANCE: Optional - May be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. SYSTEM: G1000 King Air 200/200C, B200/B200C, 300/300LW, B300/B300C PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of the STC SA01535WI-D, MDL Revision 16 (200 series aircraft) and Revision 7 (300 series aircraft), for installation of the nose avionics bay cooling fan ducts that will improve cooling per… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1342: G1000 System Software Version 0985.07 for G1000 King Air 200/300 Series

5 March 2014

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA01535WI-D COMPLIANCE: Optional - May be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. SYSTEM: G1000 King Air 200/200C, B200/B200C, 300/300LW, B300/B300C PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of the STC SA01535WI-D, MDL Revision 16 (200 series aircraft) and Revision 7 (300 series aircraft) for the following: Adds RNAV procedures with Radius-to-Fix turns. Adds the optional Enh… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1406: GTN 6XX/7XX Software Upgrade to COM Software Version 2.13

27 February 2014

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: Recommended. SYSTEM: GTN635 / GTN650 / GTN750 PURPOSE:GTN 6XX/7XX COM Software Version 2.13 contains the following changes from Version 2.12: Reduced noise burst (open squelch) that can occur after transmitting, flip-flopping frequencies, or exiting monitor mode when the receiver is set for high sensitivity. The following service documents have been resolved: Corrected issue in limited circu… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1407: GTR 225/GNC 255 Software Upgrade to COM Software Version 2.13

26 February 2014

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: Recommended. PURPOSE: COM Software Version 2.13 contains the following changes from Version 2.12: Reduced noise burst (open squelch) that can occur after transmitting, flip-flopping frequencies, or exiting monitor mode when the receiver is set for high sensitivity. The following service documents have been resolved: Corrected issue with the MIC1 and MIC2 gain settings being transposed in Con… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1373 Rev B: STC SA02119SE GDL 88 Software Version 2.06 Part 23 AML STC update

22 February 2014

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA02119SE REV B: Added GNS 400W/500W v5.10 as an approved ADS-B position source. Updated figures and interconnect diagrams in the installation manual. COMPLIANCE: Mandatory for all non-diversity GDL 88 units. Mandatory for all GDL 88D units connected to a GTN with Main System software version 5.00 or greater. Optional for all other installations. PURPOSE: This Service Bulletin provides notification of Part 23 AML STC SA02119S… View complete alert.

STC SA02015SE-D Part 23 AML STC update G500 System, New Interfaces, and Software Upgrades

13 February 2014

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA02015SE-D COMPLIANCE: Mandatory - For software update only. Optional - All other aspects of this STC data are optional and may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and are not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of the STC SA02015SE-D, MDL Revision 13 for the following software updates: GDU 620 Software Version 6.21, GAD 43e Software Version 2.20, and GRS 77 Software Version 3… View complete alert.

Software Upgrade for GDU 620 Software Version 6.21 and GAD 43e Software Version 2.20 (Rev. B)

13 February 2014

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: This Service Bulletin is mandatory. PURPOSE: This is a re-issue of a previous Software Service Bulletin announcing the availability of GDU 620 Software Version 6.21, GAD 43e Software Version 2.20, and upgraded GRS 77 Software Version 3.04. Download 1368B_ASDN… View complete alert.

GTN 650/GTN 750 Notification of Mod Level 4; GNC 255A/255B Notification of Mod Level 1

10 February 2014

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: Mandatory for affected GTN 650, GTN 750, and GNC 255A/255B units to be accomplished by July 31st, 2014. PURPOSE: An issue has been identified where the affected units may present incorrect VOR or Localizer deviation information. This may be indicated by an unsteady (wagging) CDI and can result in a steady incorrect offset for up to 30 seconds. Download 1404A_ASDN… View complete alert.

STC SA01933LA-D 400W/500W Part 23 AML STC Software Update

7 February 2014

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: SA01933LA-D COMPLIANCE: Optional PURPOSE: This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of amendment to the data for STC SA01933LA-D to approve installation of GNS v5.10 software in Approved Model List (AML) Part 23 aircraft. Download 1401A_ASDN… View complete alert.

GNS 400W/500W Series Software Upgrade to Main Software Version 5.10

7 February 2014

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE: Recommended PURPOSE: Software service bulletin 1403 describes the process for upgrading GNS 400W/500W Series Units Main Software to version 5.10. Download 1403A_ADSN… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1402: STC SA02019SE-D GTN 650/750 AML STC Replace TVS2 Assembly Fuse for Non-metallic, IFR Aircraft

21 January 2014

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: SA02019SE-D (see Approval section of STC SB1402 for details) COMPLIANCE: Mandatory. PURPOSE: The previous installation data contains directions to install an incorrectly sized fuse related to the TVS2 assembly. The TVS2 assembly provides lightning protection on the power bus to the GTN. The GTN 6XX/7XX Part 23 AML STC Installation Manual Revisions 5, or earlier, Figure E-4, shows the use of fuse F1 in the TVS2 assembly. Fuse F1: … View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1371: GDL 88 Software Upgrade to System Software Version 2.06

6 January 2014

CERTIFICATIONAPPROVAL: TSO Authorization (see Approval section of SSB1371 for details) COMPLIANCE Mandatory for non-diversity GDL88 units. PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GDL 88 System Software Version 2.06. GDL 88 System Software Version 2.06 contains the following changes from Version 2.01: Added installer configuration item to enable/disable the top antenna in GDL 88D (diversity) units. GDL 88D units with their top an… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1373: STC SA02119SE GDL 88 Software Version 2.06 Part 23 AML STC update

6 January 2014

CERTIFICATIONAPPROVAL: STC SA02119SE (see Approval section for details) COMPLIANCE Mandatory for all non-diversity GDL 88 units. Mandatory for all GDL 88D units connected to a GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/ GTN 725/GTN 750 with Main System software version 5.00 or greater. Optional for all other installations. Refer to Software Service Bulletin 1371 for warranty information PURPOSE This Service Bulletin provides notification of Part 23 AML STC SA02119SE Mast… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1382: GTR 225/GNC 255 Software Upgrade to Display Software Version 2.02

20 December 2013

CERTIFICATIONAPPROVAL: TSO Authorization (see Approval section of SSB1382 for details) COMPLIANCE Mandatory: This Software Service Bulletin must be accomplished for installations utilizing the NMEA RS 232 interface to an external EFIS/PFD, excluding G500/G600 systems. Optional: For all other installations, this Software Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE Display Software Version 2.0… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1368: Software Upgrade for GDU 620 Software Version 6.21 and GAD 43e Software Version 2.20

19 December 2013

CERTIFICATIONAPPROVAL: TSO Authorization (see Approval section of SSB1368 for details) COMPLIANCE This Service Bulletin is mandatory and is warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE This Software Service Bulletin announces availability GDU 620 Software Version 6.21 and GAD 43e SoftwareVersion 2.20. Software Updates: GDU 620 Software Version 6.21 contains the following changes from version 6.11: KAS 297 altitude preselector emulation support Resolves issue… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1367: STC SA02153LA-D G600 System, New Interfaces, RVSM, and Software Upgrades for GDU 620 Software Version 6.21 and GAD 43e Software Version 2.20 Part 23 AML STC update

19 December 2013

CERTIFICATIONAPPROVAL: G600 AML STC, SA02153LA-D (see Approval section of STC SB1367 for details) COMPLIANCE Mandatory for software update only: The STC data (refer to the REFERENCES section) provides installationapproval of the software update required by Software Service Bulletin 1368. Optional: All other aspects of this STC data are optional and may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion andare not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE This STC Service… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1374: GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/GTN 725/GTN 750 Part 23 AML STC Update v5.00

19 December 2013

CERTIFICATIONAPPROVAL: STC SA02019SE-D MDL Revision 10 (see Approval section for details) COMPLIANCE Optional: This STC Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warrantyreimbursable. PURPOSE This STC Service Bulletin provides notification of amendment of STC SA02019SE-D. This STC amendmentapproves GTN main software version 5.00 and GMA software version 3.07, as well as the addition of aircraftmodels to the FAA Approved … View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1380: Installations of systems displaying VOR information using the GNC 255’s RS-232 NMEA output

17 December 2013

CERTIFICATIONAPPROVAL: TSO Authorization (see Approval section of SB1379 for details) COMPLIANCE Mandatory PURPOSE If the GNC 255 RS-232 Serial Port is configured to output ‘NMEA’ data, the CDI on an EFIS/PFD using this data will deflect in the wrong direction when the GNC is tuned to a VOR and the TO/FROM flag indicates FROM. Additional information is contained in Service Alert 1380. Note: This issue does not affect G500/G600 installations that are c… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1377: GTS 800/GTS 820/GTS 850 Software Version 3.00

9 December 2013

COMPLIANCE Optional: This Software Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretionand is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE GTS 8XX software version 3.00 improves bearing accuracy performance installed withsmaller than ideal antenna ground planes. DESCRIPTION Software Service Bulletin 1377 provides instructions to upload GTS 8XX softwareversion 2.00 to the GTS 8XX unit. AFFECTED PRODUCTS GTS 8XX units with software version 2.02 or are… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1369: GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/GTN 725/GTN 750 Software Upgrade to Main Software Version 4.00, COM Software Version 2.12, GMA 35 Audio Software Version 3.05 and Auxiliary Grammar for Helicopters Version 2.20 for Rotorcraft Installations

2 December 2013

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization (see Approval section of SSB1369 for details) COMPLIANCE This Service Bulletin may be incorporated at the owner’s discretion and is not warranty reimbursable. PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GMA 35 Auxiliary Grammar for Helicopters Version 2.20 and reiterates the availability of GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software Version 4.00, COM Software Version 2.12, GMA 35 Software Version 3.05, and other… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1357: STC SA02019SE-D GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/GTN 725/GTN 750 Com Software version 2.12, and GMA 35 ARC Database version 3.08 Part 23 AML STC Update

2 December 2013

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA02019SE-D MDL Revision 9 Update COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE Provide notification of STC SA02019SE-D Master Drawing List revision 9 for the following software updates: GTN 6XX/7XX Com Software version 2.12 and GMA 35 ARC Database version 3.08. COM Software Version 2.12 contains the following change from Version 2.11: COM Software Version 2.12 provides improved squelch control over Version 2.11. It is helpful on… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1356: GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/GTN 725/GTN 750 Software Upgrade to COM Software Version 2.12 and GMA 35 ARC Database Version 3.08

2 December 2013

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization (see Approval section of SSB 1356 for details) COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GTN 6XX/7XX COM Software Version 2.12 and GMA 35 ARC DB Version 3.08. GTN 6XX/7XX COM Software Version 2.12 contains the following changes from Version 2.11: COM Software Version 2.12 provides improved squelch control over Version 2.11. It is helpful only inthose installations th… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1354: GTR 225/GNC 255 Software Upgrade to COM Software Version 2.12

2 December 2013

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: TSO Authorization (see Approval section of SSB 1354 for details) COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GTR 225/GNC 255 COM Software Version 2.12. COM Software Version 2.12 contains the following changes from Version 2.11: COM Software Version 2.12 provides improved squelch control over Version 2.11. It is helpful only inthose installations that experience open squelch (receiver t… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1334: G1000 0321.23 System Software Update for Diamond DA40/DA40F Aircraft

2 December 2013

PRODUCT AFFECTED All G1000 WAAS-equipped Diamond DA40/DA40 F aircraft with system software version prior to 0321.23 (including the 0369.XX system software versions). COMPLIANCE Optional: STC Service Bulletin 1334 may be incorporated at the customer’s request. DESCRIPTION This Service Bulletin provides information required to update G1000-equipped Diamond DA40/DA40F aircraft to G1000 System Software Version 0321.23. PURPOSE This software update prov… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1349: STC SA02019SE-D GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/GTN 725/GTN 750 Part 23 AML STC EASA validation (EASA STC 10037574)

2 December 2013

COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE EASA STC 10037574 for installation of the GTN 6XX/7XX and GMA 35 in an approved list of aircraft has been revised to approve GTN main software version 4.10 and to add the following aircraft to the STC. This list of aircraft models reflects models added to the EASA STC AML and is for reference only; refer to the AML for EASA STC 10037574 before beginning any installations. DESCRIPTION This STC Service Bulletin provides inst… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1345: GSA 9000 Servo Actuator Mod Level 1

2 December 2013

COMPLIANCE Mandatory This service bulletin must be performed for all affected products by January 31, 2014 or prior to 200 hours time in service (whichever comes first). PURPOSE GSA 9000 units contain a component that could cause premature failure of the GSA 9000. DESCRIPTION Service Bulletin 1345 provides instructions to replace affected GSA 9000 units. AFFECTED PRODUCTS GSA 9000 units part number 010-00802-00 (011-02213-00) and 010-00802-10 (01… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1335: GSM 9100 servo gearbox units marked as Mod Level 0 or Mod Level 1

2 December 2013

COMPLIANCE Mandatory This service bulletin must be performed for all affected products by June 17, 2014 or prior to 1000 hours time in service (whichever comes first). PURPOSE GSM 9100 servo gearbox units marked as Mod Level 0 or Mod Level 1 (as listed in Affected Products section) may be subject to premature wear of the gear shaft. DESCRIPTION SB1335 provides instructions to replace any affected GSM 9100 servo gearbox unit by June 17, 2012 or 1000 … View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1322: GDL 69/GDL 69A Upgrade to Software Version 4.02

2 December 2013

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: GDL 69 Series Software Version 4.02 is an FAA approved design under TSOA, as a minor software change. GDL 69 Series Software Version 4.02 also has airworthiness approval when installed in accordance with STC SA01487SE-D. Note: Older GDL 69/69A units were supplied as PMA units. The newest are supplied as TSO units. The 4.02 SW is approved for either of these product versions. COMPLIANCE Recommended. Based on improvements to weat… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1329: STC SA01487SE-D approval for GDL 69/GDL 69A software version 4.02

2 December 2013

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA01487SE-D MDL Revision N Update COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE This Service Bulletin provides notification of STC SA01487SE-D Master Data List revision N with GDL 69/69A software version 4.02. Refer to SSB1322 for more information on the updates made to the software. PRODUCTS AFFECTED The product affected is “GDL 69/69A installed in accordance with STC SA01487SE-D MDL Rev. N. DESCRIPTION This software Service Bulletin p… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1324: STC SA02119SE GDL 88 Equipment List Revision with Approved ADS-B Position Sources

2 December 2013

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA02119SE MDL Revision 2 Update COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE This Service Bulletin provides notification of STC SA02119SE Master Drawing List Revision 2 with GDL 88 software version 2.01. This STC change allows ADS-B position source interface to new software versions of the GTN 6XX/7XX Touch Navigators and GNS 400W/500W Navigators. The following interfaces are approved: GNS 400W/500W Series Navigator Main Software v5.03… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1317: GPS 400W/GNC 420W/GNS 430W/GPS 500W/GNS 530W Series Units Software Upgrade to Main Software Version 5.03 and GPS Software Version 5.0

2 December 2013

CERTIFICATIONAPPROVAL: TSO Authorization does not provide installation airworthiness approval. Separate installation airworthiness approval is required for type certified aircraft. Notification of revision to Garmin’s STC(s) will be provided under a separate service bulletin. COMPLIANCE Fixed Wing Aircraft installations: Recommended for all installations with GNS 400W/500W installed with Main software version 5.00 (non-warranty) Optional for all other … View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1315: STC SA01933LA-D approval for GPS 400W/GNC 420W/GNS 430W/GPS 500W/GNS 530W Unit’s Software Upgrade to Main Software Version 5.03 and GPS Software 5.0

2 December 2013

CERTIFICATION APPROVAL: STC SA01933LA-D MDL Revision G Update COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE This Service Bulletin provides notification of STC SA01933LA-D Master Drawing List revision G and thefollowing software update: GNS 400W/500W Series Main Software version 5.03 and GPS/WAAS Software version 5.0. Approves the following additional interfaces: GTN crossfill (i.e. the sharing of user waypoints and transferring the active flight plan from aGT… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1321: GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/GTN 725/GTN 750 Software Upgrade to Software Version 4.10, COM Software Version 2.11, and GMA 35 Software Version 3.05

2 December 2013

CERTIFICATIONAPPROVAL: TSO Authorization COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software Version 4.10. It also re-iterates the availability of GTN 6XX/7XX COM Software Version 2.11 and GMA 35 Software Version 3.05. GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software Version 4.10 includes the capabilities and features that were incorporated into Software Version 4.00 and a number of new features and capabilities: Add… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1320: STC SA02019SE-D GTN Main Software version 4.10, Com Software version 2.11, and GMA Software version 3.05 Part 23 AML STC Update

2 December 2013

PRODUCTS AFFECTED Aircraft modified by STC SA02019SE-D MDL Rev. 7 for installation of GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/725/GTN 750 and GMA 35 equipment. COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE This Software Service Bulletin provides notification of STC SA02019SE-D Master Drawing List revision 7 for the following software updates: GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software version 4.10, Com Software version 2.11, and GMA 35 Software version3.05. GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software version 4.… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1314: GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/GTN 725/GTN 750 Software Upgrade Software Version 4.00, COM Software Version 2.11, and GMA 35 Software Version 3.05

2 December 2013

COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software Version 4.00 and COM Software Version 2.11, and GMA 35 Software Version 3.05. GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software Version 4.00 adds a number of new capabilities and features to supportHelicopters. It contains the following changes: Added helicopter configuration settings Added helicopter features including: Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning … View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1311: GTN 635, GTN 650, and GTN 750 Notification of Mod Level 2

2 December 2013

COMPLIANCE Recommended for installations that need the GTN to be qualified to RTCA/DO-160F, Section 8, CategoryU, Curve G vibration (typically used for helicopters). Optional for all other installations. PURPOSE Mod Level 2 improves Com and Nav isolation for installations with limited room to space antennas, reducing the likelihood of GTN Com transmissions causing the squelch to break or the VOR receiver to flag. The Mod Level 2 configuration is nec… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1313: GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650 and GTN 725/GTN 750 Notification of Mod Level 3

2 December 2013

COMPLIANCE Recommended for installations that need the GTN to be qualified to RTCA/DO-160F, Section 8, CategoryU, Curve G vibration (typically used for helicopters). Optional for all other installations PURPOSE Mod Level 3 configuration is necessary for GTN 625/635/650 and GTN 725/750 installations that need the GTN to be qualified to RTCA/DO-160F, Section 8, Category U, Curve G vibration (typically used forhelicopters). PRODUCTS AFFECTED GTN 625/6… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1240: Software Version 7.02 available for GTX 23, GTX 33/GTX 33D w/ES, GTX 330/GTX 330D w/ES products

2 December 2013

COMPLIANCE Optional: Software Service Bulletin 1240 may be incorporated at the customer’s request. PURPOSE Software Version 7.02 for GTX 23, GTX 33/33D w/ES, and GTX 330/330D w/ES products updates Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) function to TSO-C166b. PRODUCT AFFECTED All GTX 23 units and all GTX 33/33D w/ES (Extended Squitter) and GTX 330/330D w/ES (Extended Squitter) units listed in Table 1 with Software Version 6.20 or previo… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1306: Disabling G600 / GAD 43e DME configurations which utilize KN-63 parallel tuning

2 December 2013

PRODUCTS AFFECTED G600 AML STC (SA02153LA-D) installations which utilize the GAD 43e interface to a Bendix/King KN-63 DME using parallel tuning (2X5, BCD, or SLIP formats). The affected interface is shown in the G600 AMLSTC Installation Manual, Figure F-43, Sheet 2. Only G600 AML STC installations in accordance with the G600 AML STC Installation Manual, Rev. K, andusing GAD 43e software version 2.12 are affected. This Service Bulletin will be superseded… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1305: STC #SA01456WI-D MDL Revision 9 Update

27 November 2013

PRODUCT AFFECTED G1000-equipped Hawker Beechcraft King Air C90A/C90GT/C90GTi aircraft modified in accordance with STC # SA01456WI-D MDL Rev 6, Rev 7 or Rev 8. COMPLIANCE Recommended PURPOSE Service Bulletin 1305 provides instructions for incorporating improvements to the G1000C90A/C90GT/C90GTi installation that are approved by MDL Rev 9. Improvements provided by MDL Rev 9 include a modification to the standby instrument dimming control circuitry, w… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1303: G500 AML STC update for GDU 620 Software Version 6.11, GRS 77 Software Version 3.03, and GDC 74 Software Version 3.09

27 November 2013

COMPLIANCE Mandatory PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces an update to the G500 AML STC (SA02015SE-D) to include GDU 620Software Version 6.11, GRS 77 AHRS Software Version 3.03, and GDC 74 ADC Software Version 3.09. PRODUCTS AFFECTED G500 systems installed in accordance with the G500 AML STC (SA02015SE-D). Download 1303… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1302: GWX 68 Software Version 2.12

27 November 2013

PRODUCT AFFECTED This bulletin is only applicable to GWX 68 units with Software Version 2.10 or previous software versions that are installed with a GTN 725/750. The GWX 68 unit software version can be viewed on the GTN 7XX External LRUs page or by using the GWX 68 Install Tool. Contact your local Garmin dealer for details. COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE GWX 68 Software Version 2.12 enables GWX 68 weather to be displayed on GTN 725 and GTN 750 product… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1301: GMA 350/GMA 350H Software Version 3.05

27 November 2013

PRODUCT AFFECTED This bulletin is applicable to all GMA 350/350H units with Software Version 2.11 or previous software versions that are not installed as part of a Garmin Integrated Flight Deck System. The unit’s current software version is viewed using the GMA 350/350H Configuration Tool. Contact your local Garmin dealer for details. COMPLIANCE Recommended PURPOSE Software Version 3.05 for GMA 350/350H contains the following changes: Improved c… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1236: GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/GTN 725/GTN 750 Software Upgrade Software Version 3.00, COM Software Version 2.10, NAV Software Version 6.02, NAV FPGA Version 1.1, WAAS Software Version 5.0, and GMA 35 Software Version 2.20

27 November 2013

COMPLIANCE Recommended PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software Version 3.00, COMSoftware Version 2.10, NAV Software Version 6.02, NAV FPGA Version 1.1, WAAS Software Version 5.0, and GMA 35 Software Version 2.20. DESCRIPTION This software service bulletin describes the process for upgrading the GTN 6XX/7XX Series Unit’s MainSoftware to version 3.00 and the other software versions listed above in the Purp… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1237: GWX 70 Software Version 2.05 for Non-GX000 Integrated Flight Deck Installations Only

27 November 2013

PRODUCT AFFECTED All GWX 70 Weather Radars with software version 2.00 and interfaced to a G500,G600, or GMX 200 are affected by this bulletin. The current GWX 70 software versioncan be viewed using the GWX 70 Install Tool (refer to the MODIFICATIONINSTRUCTIONS section of this bulletin. COMPLIANCE Optional: Software Service Bulletin 1237 may be incorporated at the customer’s request. PURPOSE GWX 70 software version 2.05 enables GWX 70 weather to be di… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1217: G1000 System Software Version 0985.06 for G1000-equipped Hawker Beechcraft King Air 200/300 Series

27 November 2013

COMPLIANCE Optional: Software Service Bulletin 1217 may be incorporated at the customer’s request. PURPOSE G1000 System Software Version 0985.06 contains the following changes: Software update for the GRS 77 AHRS to version 3.03 for all models. Adds configuration option for the BLR winglet STC for the model 300 Adds more ARINC labels for the FDR option for model 300/B300 series Adds optional GDC 7400 air data computer for model 200/B200 series … View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1229: G600 Systems Software Upgrade for GDU 620 Software Version 6.11, GRS 77 Software Version 3.03, and GDC 74 Software Version 3.09

27 November 2013

COMPLIANCE Mandatory PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GDU 620 Software Version 6.11, GRS 77 AHRS Software Version 3.03, and GDC 74 ADC Software Version 3.09, for use with G600 systems. Download 1229… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1218: G1000 System Software Version 0636.03 and Optional Features Upgrade for G1000-equipped Hawker Beechcraft King Air C90A/C90GT

27 November 2013

COMPLIANCE Optional: Software Service Bulletin 1218 may be incorporated at the customer’s request. PURPOSE G1000 System Software Version 0636.03 contains the following changes: Software updates for various improvements and new features: GDU v12.05, GIAv6.41, GRS v3.03, GMU v2.05, GDL69 v4.02, GDC v3.08, GMU v2.05, GSAv3.11 (with optional GSA 8X hardware only), and GMA v4.04 ESP option added Correction to short runway LOC performance; ref. Servi… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1225: GNS 400W / 500W Series Unit’s Software Upgrade to Main Software Version 5.00 and GPS Software 5.0

27 November 2013

PRODUCTS AFFECTED GPS 400W, GNC 420W, GNS 430W, GPS 500W, and GNS 530W units with Software Version 4.01 or prior COMPLIANCE Fixed Wing Aircraft: Optional – users may install this software at their discretion, consistent with thepreviously noted regulatory approvals and is not warranty reimbursable. Rotary Wing Aircraft with Garmin HTAWS previously installed: Mandatory – warranty laborreimbursable for installation in GNS 400W / 500W units with Garmin HT… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1151: G1000 System Software Version 0985.05 and Optional Features Upgrade for G1000-equipped Hawker Beechcraft King Air 200/B200

27 November 2013

COMPLIANCE Optional: For G1000-equipped Hawker Beechcraft King Air 200/B200 aircraft equipped with G1000 System Software Versions 0985.01, 0985.02 or 0985.03, Software Service Bulletin 1151 Rev B may be incorporated at the customer’s request. Mandatory: For G1000-equipped Hawker Beechcraft King Air 200/B200 aircraft equipped with G1000 System Software Versions 0985.04, Software Service Bulletin 1151 Rev B is mandatory. PURPOSE G1000 System Software V… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1203: GTN 650 and GTN 750 Notification of Mod Level 1

26 November 2013

COMPLIANCE Mandatory PURPOSE Some GTN 650 and GTN 750 Navigation Systems require either upgrading to Mod Level 1 to improve thereliability of the VHF navigation receiver, or marking of Mod Level 1 on the serial tag to indicate thepreviously upgraded, but unmarked Mod Level status. PRODUCTS AFFECTED All GTN 650/750 Units that have not been verified as having been upgraded to Mod 1. DESCRIPTION Service Bulletin 1203 provides instructions to inspect th… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1204: GMA 350/GMA 350H Software Version 2.11

26 November 2013

COMPLIANCE Optional: Software Service Bulletin 1204 may be incorporated at the customer’s request. PURPOSE Software Version 2.11 for GMA 350/350H adds TelligenceTM Voice Command capability and improves intercom sidetone and COM TX sidetone audio quality. PRODUCT AFFECTED This bulletin is applicable to all GMA 350/350H units with Software Version 2.10 or previous software versions that are not installed as part of a Garmin Integrated Flight Deck System… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1304: GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/GTN 725/GTN 750 Software Upgrade Software Version 3.01

26 November 2013

COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software Version 3.01. GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software Version 3.01 adds ARINC 708 Weather Radar capability to the GTN 7XX. There are no other changes from GTN 6XX/7XX Main Software Version 3.00. DESCRIPTION This software service bulletin describes the process for upgrading the GTN 6XX/7XX Series Unit’s Main Software to version 3.01. Download 1304… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1149: GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/GTN 725/GTN 750 Units and Synchro Heading Input

26 November 2013

PURPOSE A GTN 725 or GTN 750 connected to a synchro heading source incorrectly interprets the synchroheading data as aligned to true north rather than magnetic north. This issue results in the following behavior: The ownship is aligned to a heading that is skewed by the magnetic variation angle, so on themap display, the ownship will appear to be crabbing. Traffic targets and lightning strikes on the map are depicted correctly in relation to the owns… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1153: Software Version 6.20 available for GTX 330/330D w/ES (Extended Squitter) products

26 November 2013

COMPLIANCE Optional: Software Service Bulletin 1153 may be incorporated at the customer’s request. PURPOSE Software Version 6.20 for GTX 330/330D w/ES products (not applicable to GNS 480, G900X, G950, G1000, Cirrus Perspective®, or Embraer Prodigy™ installations) improves the quality of transmitted position information. PRODUCT AFFECTED Software Service Bulletin 1153 is applicable to GTX 330/330D w/ES (Extended Squitter) units with Software Version 6.… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1145: G600 System’s Software Upgrade for GDU 620 Software Version 5.02, GRS 77 Software Version 3.02, and GDC 74 ADC Software Version 3.08

25 November 2013

COMPLIANCE Mandatory PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GDU 620 Software Version 5.02, GRS 77 AHRS Software Version 3.02, and GDC 74 ADC Software Version 3.08, for use with G600 systems. GDU 620 Software Version 5.02 contains the following changes from version 5.01: Added support for S-TEC 1500/2100 autopilots (requires enablement card) GRS 77 Software Version 3.02 contains the following changes from version 3.00: … View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1120: GDL 69/GDL 69A Upgrade to Software Version 4.01

25 November 2013

COMPLIANCE Recommended. It is recommended that the unit software be upgraded at the operator’s discretion. PURPOSE GDL 69 Series Software Version 4.01 for Satellite Datalink Receivers has received TSO approval.Note: “GDL 69 Series” includes both the GDL 69 and GDL 69A.GDL 69 Series Software Version 4.01 contains the following changes from 3.40: Corrected issue of missing temperature fields in AIREP weather data Corrected issue where incorrect report… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1126: GTN 625/GTN 635/GTN 650/GTN 725/GTN 750 Units with GTS 800/GTS 820/GTS 850 Traffic Systems

25 November 2013

COMPLIANCE Recommended PURPOSE A GTN software-related issue with GTS 8xx Traffic Systems connected via High Speed Data Bus (HSDB)may cause the relative altitude of traffic targets displayed to be incorrect by a factor of four. For example, traffic targets that are 200 feet below may display as 800 feet below or traffic targets that are 1,000 feet above may display as 4,000 feet above. DESCRIPTION Service Bulletin 1126 provides instructions to disconne… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1114: G500 Systems Software Upgrade for GDU 620 Software Version 5.01

25 November 2013

COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GDU 620 Software Version 5.01 for use with G600systems. DESCRIPTION The GDU 620 Software Version 5.01 contains the following changes from version 5.00: Added compatibility with GTN 6XX/7XX GPS/SBAS navigators Added selected GPS source discrete output Added DCFS 3 ARINC 429 output Download 1114… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1115: G600 Systems Software Upgrade for GDU 620 Software Version 5.01

25 November 2013

COMPLIANCE Optional PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of GDU 620 Software Version 5.01 for use with G600systems. DESCRIPTION The GDU 620 Software Version 5.01 contains the following changes from version 5.00: Added compatibility with GTN 6XX/7XX GPS/SBAS navigators Added selected GPS source discrete output Added DCFS 3 ARINC 429 output Download 1115… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1109: G500H System’s Software Upgrade for GDU 620 Software Version 5.00 and GRS 77 Software Version 3.51

25 November 2013

COMPLIANCE Mandatory: For G500H installations that require connection to a GTS traffic system only. Refer to Service Bulletin 1049 for more information regarding this issue. Recommended: for all other installations. PURPOSE This Service Bulletin announces the availability of LRU GDU 620 Software Version 5.00 and GRS 77Software Version 3.51 for G500H. DESCRIPTION The GDU 620 Software Version 5.00 contains the following changes from version 4.01: Ad… View complete alert.

Service Bulletin 1104: GTS 800/GTS 820/GTS 850 TCAS/TAS Traffic System Upgrade to Software Version 2.02

22 November 2013

COMPLIANCE Recommended. It is recommended that the unit software be upgraded at the operator’s discretion. PURPOSE GTS 8XX software versions 2.01 and earlier may cause the GTS 8XX to indicate a failure of the trafficadvisory system in certain traffic conditions. For additional information refer to Service Advisory 1103. PRODUCT AFFECTED All GTS 800 Series with Software Version 2.01 or earlier are affected. (GTS800SeriesandGTS8XXrefer toGTS800,GTS820,an… View complete alert.

GTX 330, GTX 330D, GTX 33 and GTX 33D Mode S Transponder Software Update

18 November 2013

Today, Garmin is providing a software update (v3.06) for its GTX 330, 330D, 33 and 33D Mode Stransponders. The company has issued mandatory service bulletins, requiring aftermarket customers andOEMs to install the v3.06 software on these products. The v3.06 software update supersedes all previousupdates related to FAA Airworthiness Directive 2004-10-15, which addresses a potential air-to-air safety issuebetween GTX 330/330D-equipped aircraft and those inst… View complete alert.