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S1000D: International Specification for Technical Publications

Product Code 020713
Revision 4.1
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S1000D is an international specification for the production of technical publications. Although the title emphasizes its use for technical publications, application of the specification to non-technical publications is also possible and can be very beneficial to businesses requiring processes and controls. 

Learn more about S1000D 
Business Rules for Implementation of S1000D in the Civil Aviation Industry
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S1000D Terms and Conditions for Download and Usage 

Use of these specifications is subject to the S1000D Terms and Conditions linked above. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you may not download S1000D specifications.

This specification was initially developed by the AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD). Currently, S1000D is jointly produced by the following organizations, their members, and customers:

  • ASD
  • Aerospace Industries Association of America (AIA)
  • ATA e-Business Program

These organisations form the S1000D Council and the S1000D Steering Committee. These groups are dedicated to establishing mutually agreed standards for the documentation methods used by the participating parties.

 The download includes (103Mb): 

-S1000D™ Issue 4.1 specification document (40.0Mb)
-Functionality matrix (14Kb)
-Default BREX module (74Kb)
-Unit of Measure (60Kb)
-Example SNSs (4.61Mb)
-XML Schema package (751Kb)
-Schema documentation - Part 1 (26.0Mb)
-Schema documentation - Part 2 (27.5Mb)
-S1000D™ Bike data set for Issue 4.1 (2.8Mb)

The S1000D™ Bike data set for Issue 4.1 contains sample S1000D XML instances pertaining to a fictional product (bike). Over time the Bike data set will build into a collection of data objects, including at least one example of each major data type and will include as many mark-up constructs as possible from each of those data types. This data set is not released as an S1000D™ conformance test suite, and the ability of a system to process this data does not imply conformance with S1000D™. This initial release includes, but is not limited to, examples of the data types:


The text is provided in XML format and the illustrations in CGM format.



Revision History

For past revisions, go to: http://public.s1000d.org/Downloads/Pages/PastIssues.aspx.

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