AS9003 - Aerospace Standard for Inspection and Test Quality System

The intent of the AS9003, Inspection and Test Quality System; is to ensure that the inspection, conformity and airworthiness of products are maintained. The AS9003 standard contains the minimum requirements for an Inspection and Test Quality System and was intended for use by small build/machine to print organizations.

A quality system structured to include the AS9003 requirements provides the supplier with a system that defines activities necessary to support product integrity such as:

  • Management Responsibility
  • Documentation of the Quality System
  • Controlled Contract Review and communication of requirements to production
  • Document and Data Control
  • Purchasing: Guidelines for choosing
  • Control of Customer Supplier Product, tooling and raw materials
  • Product Identification and Traceability
  • Process Control - Methods for controlling manufacturing/build processes
  • Inspection and Testing, In-process, Final Inspections, Test and the associated documentation of status and results
  • Control of Inspection, Measuring and Test Equipment
  • Control of Nonconforming Product
  • Corrective Action processes
  • Handling, Storage, Packaging, Preservation and Delivery
  • Control of Records - Internal Quality Audits to monitor your system
  • Training

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