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The National Aerospace Standards (NAS) are voluntary standards developed by the aerospace industry. Subject matter experts from AIA member companies participate in committees and working groups to develop and maintain the NAS library, which currently contains over 1400 documents.  For more information, click here.

Read our Executive Report article “National Aerospace Standards: AIA’s Foundational Support for Industry” here.

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2017 Goals

* Be the standards developer of choice for aerospace and defense specific standards required by AIA members.

* Provide guidance for AIA policy divisions to execute strategies for development and adoption of AIA recommended standards by industry and government as a preferred approach to regulation.

* Promote visibility and coordination of AIA standards activities and positive working relationships and partnerships with key standards stakeholders, government agencies, regulatory bodies, and other standards organizations to promote common standards and prevent duplication of effort.

* Drive continuous improvement in the efficiency, effectiveness, and coherence of the AIA standards system.

Councils & Committees

National Aerospace Standards Committee testimonials





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225th National Aerospace Standards Committee Meeting

September 12 - 14 2017

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