Application Note

How To Meet AS9100 Requirements As A Defense Subcontractor

Source: dB Control

By Vlad Di Natale, Operations Manager, dB Control

As the aerospace industry continues to grow, there must also be progress in the way systematic traceability retains quality and reduces costs. Aircraft malfunctions can not only be costly, but also life threatening. Since the construction and maintenance of aircraft involves a variety of products, quality and compliance become major concerns. For these reasons, manufacturers supplying the aerospace industry face the decision whether or not to become AS9100 certified. This application note discusses the AS9100 standard, and the best ways to go above and beyond the standard as a defense subcontractor.