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AS 9100 FAQ’S

AS 9100 FAQ’S

AS 9100 FAQ’S

What is the aim of AS 9100 standard?

Who is responsible for changes made with AS 9100 standard?

How can you tell the deviation between the ISO 9001:2008 text and the AS 9100 text?

How do I get more information about the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) and the standards published by them?

What are the advantages of implementing IAQG quality standards?

Why there is a change in AS 9100 standard is revised?

Who offers input to the AS 9100 revision?

What process was used to specify the changes to AS 9100?

What is the aim of AS 9100 standard?

The AS 9100 standard on quality management system requirements, is designated to be used at all levels of the supply chain. Its usage can result in improvement of quality, schedule and performance of cost. This AS 9100 standard is mainly developed for the aviation, space and defence industry, but it can also be used in other industries.

Who is responsible for changes made with AS 9100 standard?

The development and maintenance of AS 9100 standard was made by International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG).

How can you tell the deviation between the ISO 9001:2008 text and the AS 9100 text?

The bold, italic text specifies the aviation, space and defence specific additions.

How do I get more information about the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) and the standards published by them?

You can find more detailed information in International Aerospace Quality Group website located at www.iaqg.sae.org/iaqg/.

What are the advantages of implementing IAQG quality standards?

This standard is agreed to use internally and also with suppliers. some of the advantages are,

  • Focus on stakeholders
  • Harmonization of global Aerospace cooperation
  • Shared resources, reduced duplication and waste
  • Quality products at reduced cost
  • Customer-unique documents
  • Approval System for Third Party
  • Sharing of supplier approval database
  • Networking with Quality Directors
  • Rapid  deployment

Why there is a change in AS 9100 standard is revised?

AS 9100 has been revised to meet the following needs:

  • To Incorporate ISO 9001:2008 changes
  • To expand scope and also to include land and sea based systems for defence applications
  • To ensure alignment with International Aerospace Quality Group( IAQG) strategy
  • To adopt stakeholder needs based on new requirements
  • Improve existing requirements

Who offers input to the AS 9100 revision?

International Aerospace Quality Group( IAQG) and its sector member companies, IAQG Strategy     team  Streams, suppliers, civil authorities, Certification bodies, defence industry , space industry companies, regulatory authorities and trade group associations.

What process was used to specify the changes to AS 9100?

The changes to AS 9100 is as follows

  • Management of project process
  • Specification of design process
  • Objectives of 9100
  • Web survey inputs and stakeholders input.
  • Data Mining process
  • Process Review