What is AS 9100 series (Aviation, Space and Defence) Certification?


AS 9100 is a Quality Management System Standard (QMS) developed by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) and it is based on ISO 9001 with additions and interpretations specific to the aviation space and defence industry sectors.

Quality and reliability are critical values for the aerospace industry. In an environment where the mistakes or failure of products or services can be fatal, the effective operation of a quality management system plays an essential role in helping to reduce risks and provide a reliable framework for organizations to provide a product or service. The aerospace series of standards cover the complete spectrum of organizations working within the aerospace sector, from design and manufacture to maintenance organizations and stockist distributors.


 AS 9100 has some associated standards:

·             AS 9100 - QMS for quality assurance in design, development, production, installation, and        servicing.

·            AS 9110 - QMS for maintenance, repair and overhaul of aerospace/defence parts

·            AS 9120 - QMS for quality assurance in stockholding and distribution of aerospace /defence        parts.


Why AS 9100 certification is important?


Certification against AS 9100/9110/9120 provides evidence that your products and services meet the demanding expectations and standards of the aviation, space, and defence sector. It shows that you operate according to internationally agreed and recognized practices for quality management, and is essential to winning contracts worldwide.


What are the benefits of AS 9100 certification?
  • Raises brand reputation
  • Internationally agreed and recognized practices for quality management in the aviation, space, and defence sector.
  • Eligibility for inclusion on OASIS – the Online Aerospace Supplier Information System database.
  • A common language for dealing with business customers and suppliers worldwide
  • Encourages international growth and sales, as it’s often a requirement of the aerospace industry
  • Potential reduction in second party system audits.

§  Demonstrate traceability throughout the supply chain

§  Increase efficiency to save time, money and resources

§  Ensure compliance with a system supported by regulatory authorities.


Who can acquire AS 9100 certification?

This certification is for organizations doing business in the aerospace industry. The Aircraft, Space and Defense (AS&D) industries want their suppliers to be AS9100 certified.

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