Aerospace Standards

AS9100:2016DQuality Management Systems – Requirements for Aviation, Space, and Defense Organizations
AS9101:2016FQuality Management Systems Audit Requirements
AS9003:2012AInspection and Test Quality System Requirements for Aviation, Space, and Defense Organizations
AS9017:2009Control of Aviation Critical Safety Items (reaffirmed 2017)
AS9102:2014BAerospace First Article Inspection Requirement
AS9103:2012AVariation Management of Key Characteristics
AS9104-1:2012Requirements for Aviation, Space, and Defense Quality Management System Certification Programs
AS9104-2:2014ARequirements for Oversight of Aerospace Quality Management System Registration/Certification Programs
AS9104-3:2007Requirements for Aerospace Auditor Competency and Training Courses
AS9110:2016CQuality Management Systems – Requirements for Aviation Maintenance Organizations
AS9115:2017AQuality Management Systems – Requirements for Aviation, Space and Defense Organizations – Deliverable Software (AS9100 Supplement))
AS9120:2016BQuality Management Systems – Requirements for Aviation, Space, and Defense Distributors
AS9131:2012CQuality Management Systems – Nonconformance Data Definition and Documentation
AS9132:2015BData Matrix Quality Requirements for Parts Marking
AS9133:2016AQualification Procedure for Aerospace Standard Parts
AS9145:2016Requirements for Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
AS6081:2012Fraudulent/Counterfeit Electronic Parts: Avoidance, Detection, Mitigation, and Disposition – Distributors
ARP6178:2011Fraudulent/Counterfeit Electronic Parts: Tool for Risk Assessment of Distributors
ARP9005:2016AAerospace Guidance for Non-Deliverable Software
ARP9009:2017AAerospace Contract Clauses
ARP9013:2018AStatistical Product Acceptance Requirements
ARP9013-1:2018AStatistical Product Acceptance Requirements Using Isolated Lot Sampling Methods
ARP9013-2:2018AStatistical Product Acceptance Requirements Using Attribute Or Variable Lot Acceptance Sampling Plans
ARP9013-3:2018AStatistical Product Acceptance Requirements Using Process Control Methods
ARP9013-4:2018AStatistical Product Acceptance Requirements Using Continuous Sampline, Skip-Lot Sampling, Or Methods for Special Cases
ARP9034:2015AA Process Standard for the Storage, Retrieval, and Use of 3D Type Design Data
ARP9090:2014ARequirements for Industry Standard E-Tool to Collaborate Quality Assurance Activities Among Customers and Suppliers
ARP9107:2017ADirect Delivery Authorization Guidance for Aerospace Companies
ARP9114:2014ADirect Ship Guidance for Aerospace Companies
ARP9134:2014ASupply Chain Risk Management Guidelines
ARP9136:2016Root Cause Analysis and Problem Solving (9S Methodology)
ARP9162:2017AAerospace Operator Self-Verification Programs


  • Quality system requirements for Aerospace industry
  • AS9000 built upon the ISO 9001 quality standard
  • Issued by SAE in May 1997 and reissued in March 1998
  • AS9000 Appendix 1 provided an audit checklist
  • New AS9100 became available in November 1999
  • Superceded AS9000 and equivalent to EN 9100
  • Developed by ISO TC 20 / WG 11, AAQG, AECMA
  • Involved US, Europe, China, Brazil, Japan, Mexico
  • Single standard across global aerospace industry
  • Covers the role of regulatory authorities
  • Content maintenance to be handled by IAQG
  • AS9100:2001 using ISO 9001:2000 issued August, 2001
  • Section 1 (37 pages) is based on ISO 9001:2000
  • New or expanded requirements at 25 of 51 sub-clauses
  • Section 2 (32 pages) is based on ISO 9001:1994
  • AS9100:2004, revision B, only removed section 2
  • AS9100:2009, revision C, was based on ISO 9001:2008

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