Previous TT31 Service Bulletins for pilots
Software versions run numerically, the higher the number the more recent the release – so the latest software will always include all the features of earlier versions.
01/10/2018 version 0.1
This Hardware Service Bulletin applies to TT31 transponders approved under ETSO authorisation EASA.21O.643 Rev B and EASA.21O.906 Rev A, part number 00220-00-(XX) and part number 00225-00-(XX) which are:
Serial number from 05767 to 09715;
Modification Level 6 or below; Installed in an orientation which is NOT a conventional aft-facing avionics stack mounting.
24.09.2018 version 3.18 – Current software version
For transponders currently running software versions prior to version 3.0, this upgrade changes the FAA certification from TSO-C166a to TSO-C166b. An update label must be applied to the transponder lid to annotate this certification change. These update labels can be requested from Trig Avionics.
05/12/2017 version 3.17
This software improves the automatic air / ground determination on the TT31.
24/08/2017 version 3.16
This software adds support for the Trig TN72 as a FAR 91.227 compliant ADS-B position source. Adds GPS only air-ground determination algorithm for ADS-B Out.
13/08/2014 version 3.13
This adds compatibility with Garmin’s ADS-B Plus protocol for GNS and GTN navigators. This allows these Garmin units to be used as the GPS source for certified ADS-B Out. Improvements to front panel rotary knob functionality also added.
24/03/2014 version 3.11
Introduces user configurable serial ports, providing greater installation flexibility. Improves automatic dimming of the display backlight. Also adds automatic generation of the transponder Mode S address when a valid aircraft registration is configured (only applicable for ‘N’ registration aircraft). Adds support for the Trig ADS-B protocol which is used by various GPS position sources, including the Avidyne IFD440 and IFD540 for ADS-B.
03/08/2012 version 3.4
Improvements made to ADS-B Extended Squitter function to RTCA DO-260B standard (as required by 14 CFR 91.227). Support added for Garmin 4X0W and 5X0W GPS sources for ADS-B.
21/01/2010 version 2.5
This software adds the ability to receive TIS ‘A’ traffic in relevant US airspace, via RS232 output.
19/12/2008 version 2.3
Adds support for FreeFlight and NextNav GPS sources for ADS-B.
30/10/2008 version 2.2
This improves the timeout behaviour when a new Squawk code has been input.
13/02/2008 version 2.1
Improvements to Bendix King KLN94 GPS receiver support for ADS-B.
18/12/2007 version 2.0
This adds ADS-B Extended Squitter functionality for NMEA 0183 protocol output GPS sources. Also adds support for Squat switches and recall of previous squawk code after powering off.