This standard defines a common configuration report format that can be retrieved from an aircraft for use by ground tools and maintenance personnel. Reports will be generated in Extensible Markup Language (XML) format and structured as defined by this document. Several optional elements and attributes are defined to allow flexibility for a given report. This standard provides aircraft manufacturers, regulatory agencies, and airlines a format standard for aircraft configuration reporting, and facilitates automated comparison of configuration data reports (e.g., authorized versus as flying, etc.).