AS/EN 9100 series is changing


The AS/EN 9100 series of standards (AS/EN 9100, AS/EN 9110 and AS/EN 9120), the globally recognized quality management series of standards for the aerospace sector, developed by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) is changing. As it is based on ISO 9001, it is being revised to reflect the changes to ISO 9001 which were made in 2015.

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AS/EN 9100 Series transition window is closed

The last official day to transition your AS/EN 9100 management system was 15 September 2018. Even if you haven’t started, it’s never too late to adapt your quality management system and experience the benefits of the new standard.

Though your certificate has now expired, BSI can still help you achieve certification. The sooner you get in touch, the sooner we can help.

What do I need to do now?

BSI are here to make sure that as an existing AS/EN 9100 series certification customer you have the information and tools you need to understand the changes. We will keep you up-to-date with the changes to this standard so you remain compliant.

Top tip – make sure you are familiar with the latest version of ISO 9001.

Find out more about the transition process here

Why is AS/EN 9100 changing?

AS/EN 9100 is being updated to keep in line with ISO 9001:2015 and it will help the aviation space and defence industries in the following ways: 

  • Ensure best practice and continual improvement
  • To deliver quality products that ensure safety
  • One management system throughout the supply chain.
  • Enhanced product traceability requirements to support latest regulatory changes
  • To meet statutory, regulatory, and customer industry requirements
  • Improved application of risk management

What is changing?

The AS/EN 9100 revision will mirror the 10-clause format of ISO 9001:2015. Additionally, will add to or enhance the following areas:

  • Product safety
  • Human factors
  • Risk
  • Counterfeit parts
  • Configuration management
  • Data management
  • Product realization and planning
  • Post-delivery support
  • Obsolescence
  • Verification of purchased product
  • Project management
  • Design development and supplier management
  • Quality manual
  • Management representative