SAIB: CE-10-38R1 Honeywell GPS sensor

This Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin advises you of an airworthiness concern regarding a missed Global Positioning System (GPS) Non-Precision Approach (NPA), which may be caused by the Honeywell GPS sensor when no backup navigation system is available on flights greater than 5 hours.

The sensors are used in the following products:

• Flight Management System: GNS-XES, GNS-XLS, GNS-XLS Enhanced, GNS-XLS PRNAV, GNS-XLS Enhanced PRNAV, GNS-XL, GNS-XL PRNAV, GS-2100, CDU-XLS

• GPS Navigator: KLN-35A, KLN-89B, KLN-90B, KLN-94, KLN-900, KLX-135, KLX-135A, KLX-189B

• TAWS: KMH-820, KMH-920, KGP-560, KGP-860, MK-XXI, MK V, MK VII, MK VI, MK VIII, MK XXII

• GNSS: KGS-200

• IC-615: IC-615

• EPIC Radio: VIDL-G

At this time, the FAA has determined that this airworthiness concern is not an unsafe condition that would warrant airworthiness directive (AD) action under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 39.

This SAIB revises SAIB CE-10-38, dated July 15, 2010, by updating the models and part numbers.