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New Standards and Reference Manuals from Manufacturers and Major Suppliers The flying public expects zero defects from its airplane engines. There are tremendous supply chain quality risks, and the aerospace engine manufacturers (GE, Rolls-Royce, Pratt & Whitney, and Safran) and their major suppliers have completed new standards and reference manuals to ensure improved quality…Read More
APQP and PPAP for AS9100 The aerospace standard AS9145 was released in 2016 and titled “Requirements for Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)”. Aerospace adopted the Automotive Industry Action Group’s (AIAG) APQP concepts and applied a common-sense approach in fitting these to the Aerospace industry. While there are some differences,…Read More
Keeping up with the latest news in aerospace quality, Jim Lee reports on the Americas Aerospace Quality Group (AAQG), Registration Management Committee meeting held in Orlando this January. Here is his summary with important information for AS certified aerospace and defense suppliers. Changes to note: The aerospace industry is beginning to adopt the automotive APQP…Read More