Aerospace companies have unique quality management requirements. AS9100 is an international quality standard specific to the products and services provided to the Aviation, Space and Defense sector (AS&D). It is the AS&D-focused version of ISO9001, expanding on what ISO9001 offers and providing confidence in our ability to meet industry standards and regulatory requirements.
The Aviation, Space and Defense sector wants to be sure that any partners they engage with to get their product to market will be able to support them in quality and regulatory matters. If there is a product challenge, they need to be confident that their supplier or manufacturer not only produces quality solutions but they also have the correct systems and records in place.