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AESQ eNewsletter 2021 April 1

Aerospace Engine Supplier Quality

AS13100 to Replace Common Customer Specific Requirements

AS13100 AESQ Quality Management System Requirements for Aero Engine Design and Production Organizations was published March 1, 2021.  This standard was created to harmonize and simplify supplier quality requirements that are in addition to the requirements of AS/EN/SJAC9100 Quality Management Systems - Requirements for Aviation, Space, and Defense Organizations and AS/EN/SJAC9145 Advanced Product Quality Planning and Production Part Approval Process.

While significantly simplifying the businesses of suppliers with multiple customers, the primary intent of this new standard is to improve overall product quality by focusing on the key systems and processes currently deterring consistent aerospace engine product quality. For more information on AS13100, please visit the AS13100 Resource Page.

Airbus Supports AS13100 Initiative

“Your engagement, expertise and team spirit are building the engine supply chain of the future. Indeed, in coming times, standardization will be a must and will help to save resources to enable every company to develop its own value-added expertise and foster diversity! For sure, the deployment phase will bring its own challenges, but please be assured of our strong support.  Congratulations to all." 

-- Emile Colongo, Airbus SAS, Procurement Operation, Large Aircraft Propulsion

Watch the AS13100 Executive Overview Video Series

AESQ Subject Matter Experts have worked with SAE Professional Development to create a comprehensive AS13100 standardized training course that will have global reach and impact. Designed to support the deployment and adoption of AS13100, the 10-hour self-paced course provides in-depth knowledge to design, maintain & assess business processes to meet the intent of the standard. Focused on key concepts, impact to compliance and customer requirements and benefits to business performance, it simplifies and clarifies the requirements with a harmonized training approach.

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AESQ Reference Manuals Available for Free Download

The AESQ Reference Manuals (RMs) supporting the SAE AS13100™ Standard provide industry best practice guidance and case study material on how to deploy quality tools effectively. Reference Manuals are maintained and updated by the AESQ Subject Matter Interest Groups and may be updated at any time when new or revised information becomes available. The RMs are available for free download from the AESQ website.

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AESQ Supplier Forum - AS13100 Overview - Scheduled April 21

The AESQ Virtual Supplier Forum will provide an AS13100 Overview on Wednesday, April 21. AESQ Supplier Forums are a great opportunity for suppliers to hear directly from top executives from engine OEMs including GE Aviation, GKN Aerospace, Honeywell, Howmet Aerospace, IHI, MTU Aero Engine, PCC, Pratt & Whitney, Rolls-Royce, and Safran. Register for this event and learn how to implement AS13100 utilizing the AESQ Reference Manuals and AS13100 Training to complete your transition.

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