Category Archives: AS9100 – Aerospace

Quality Progress’ Standard Issues Column

ASQ Members: please find Quality Progress’ latest Standard Issues column here about AS9100:2016. You must be logged in to view the column. And at this link, ASQ members may find additional articles published in Quality Progress about this standard. Not … Continue reading

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Using White Out on Controlled Documents

Question During our certification for AS9100C the auditor found some documents with correction liquid that we have used for years. We have prohibited the use of any type of correction on all processes company wide. It is common that during … Continue reading

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AS9100 Audit

Question: I have recently started work at a company that is registered to AS9100. My previous employer was registered to ISO 9001 and I was trained as an internal auditor. What additional training is required to audit to AS9100? (other … Continue reading

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AS9100- Temperature Control

Question: There is a form for recording the temperature etc. of the measuring and calibrating equipment, but should there also be a requirement that the temperature be set at 20 degrees Celsius as that is the temperature in which all … Continue reading

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AS9100C

Question: Question: The AS9100C, which is an expansion of the ISO 9001:2008, states that a “process” based system is being promoted as is shown in 0.2 of the Introduction.  Why are 3rd party auditors being required to use the AS9101 … Continue reading

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AS9100C: Scoring the Aerospace QMS

Q: I’m reviewing the scoring method used for auditing AS9100 Rev. C  – Requirements for Aviation, Space and Defense Organizations, and I don’t see any verbiage to show what would be considered an acceptable overall score. I’m curious to know … Continue reading

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AS9100 production rough card

Q: According to our customer requirement, our quality inspectors are signing each step in production rough card in the following way: they apply their personal stamp (which includes their first and last name and personal number), add add a manual … Continue reading

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AS9100 Rev. C Document References

Q: My organization is getting ready for our registration audit to AS9100 Rev. C  — Requirements for Aviation, Space and Defense Organizations.  There is a debate regarding procedures and the document references with those procedures.  If the procedure does not … Continue reading

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Value of CQA Certification in Aerospace Auditing

  Q: What groups recognize the ASQ Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) Certification? The CQA is not enough to conduct an  internal audit to AS9100:2009 Revision C Quality management systems—Requirements for aviation, space and defense organizations, and I am not trained … Continue reading

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