Aerospace Standards

SAE International has been a leading provider of aerospace standards for much of its 106-year history. With more than 22,000 aerospace standards (AS) and aerospace materials specifications (AMS) available, SAE standards are recognized and used globally by manufacturers and suppliers throughout the aerospace industry.

Developed through committees made up of representatives from original equipment manufacturers and suppliers around the world, SAE standards help promote efficiency, quality, and cost-savings by communizing practices, processes, and products. The unique benefits of using SAE aerospace standards include the following:

  • Universally Accepted: SAE standards are used extensively by companies and consultants around the world. SAE is also actively involved in global standards harmonization efforts.
  • Industry Relevant: SAE develops aerospace standards rapidly, allowing users to stay current with the latest trends and technology in the industry. On average, SAE publishes 72 new aerospace standards each year.
  • Always Current: SAE standards are frequently reviewed and updated, so users are assured of having the most current information available. On average, SAE updates approximately 10% of its aerospace standards each year.
  • Historical Perspective: With standards available back to the early 1900s, users can trace the progression of key technologies and components to gain a broader understanding of market needs and changes.

SAE standards cover the full spectrum of processes and technologies in the aerospace industry, from design engineering to fuel sources to safety testing and procedures. To get you started, we have compiled a list of our most popular aerospace standards below. See for yourself why SAE standards are known and used by engineers around the world!

Top Selling SAE Aerospace Standards

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