International specification for in-service data feedback

The AIA/ASD S5000F is a joint transatlantic specification development, where both American and European aerospace manufacturers and customers participate, so as to establish a global specification describing the Operational and Maintenance Data Feedback, which is critical to improve in-service support and the associated products.

S5000F defines the processes, information, and data required to provide in-service data feedback. Though originating mainly from the aerospace domain, S5000F can be applied to:

  • Any products, whether mobile or not
  • Products in the air or land
  • Sea and space domains
  • Civilian and military programs

S5000F® is an in EU registered trademark owned by ASD – AeroSpace, and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD-Europe;

S5000F is jointly produced by the following organizations, their members, and customers:

  • ASD – AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD-Europe;
  • AIA – Aerospace Industries Association of America (AIA-US;


Significance for HICO: Since its foundation in 1997, HICO has been developing efficient solutions in the context of technical communication. S1000D is an internationally recognized specification for the creation, management and publication of Structured Interactive Electronic Technical Documentation (IETD). With the HICO TEDD™-portfolio, HICO is the market-leading international provider of S1000D solutions. The HICO AMaX™-portfolio extends this portfolio for comprehensive after-market solutions and a full range of IETP-applications for the use of Interactive Electronic Technical Publications (IETP’s).