AS 9100:2016 Series Quality Management Systems for Aviation, Space and Defense

Frequently asked questions

The AS 9100:2016 Series is an international set of standards that sets out the requirements for a quality management system (QMS) specific to the aviation, space and defense industries. 

With a transition deadline of September 2018 – the aerospace industry does not have long to take action. With that in mind, organizations operating within the aerospace arena are seeking clarification on how to implement the requirements before the deadline.

LRQA’s Aerospace Technical Expert, Gary Proctor, answers some frequently asked questions to support organizations with the transition and address some of the key revisions in the AS 9100:2016 Series including:

  • How to ensure Export / ITAR requirements are not breached
  • Should organizations have completed internal audits on all elements of the QMS to the AS 9100:2016 Series by the time the transition audit takes place?
  • Should opportunities always be combined with risk?

AS 9100 2016 Series Quality Management Systems for Aviation