AS9100D - Requirements for Aviation, Space, & Defense Organizations
What is AS9100D?
AS9100D is a company level certification based on a standard published by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) titled "Quality Management Systems - Requirements for Aviation, Space and Defense Organizations".
This certification is for organizations doing business in the aerospace industry such as manufacturers, contractors, and suppliers.
Counterfeit Parts Prevention
Risk requirements along with an increased emphasis on risks in operational processes
Awareness of individual contribution to product and service quality and safety along with ethical behavior
Human Factors as a consideration in nonconformity management and corrective action
Configuration Management clarification and improved to address stakeholder needs
The requirements in this standard are not an alternative to customer/applicable statutory or regulatory requirements. In cases of conflict, the customer/applicable statutory or regulatory requirements will take priority. Certifications are issued by third party certifying bodies.
For an organization to maintain AS9100D certification, they will be subjected to annual or regularly scheduled audits where the organization's compliance with the standard is evaluated by the certifying body.