First Article Inspection (FAI) Subject Matter Interest Group

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First Article Inspection (FAI) Subject Matter Interest Group

First Article Inspection (FAI) Subject Matter Interest Group

The purpose of the First Article Inspection Subject Matter Interest Group is to promote the effective deployment of Reference Manual RM13102 and provide guidance throughout the supply chain.

The key areas of focus of RM13102 are:
  • Relationship between First Article Inspection and PPAP
  • Scope of First Article Inspection
  • Application of First Article Inspection
  • Partial or Re-Accomplishment of First Article Inspection Report
  • Planning First Article Inspection
  • Executing First Article Inspection
  • Approving First Article Inspection Report

Current Activities:
  • Review/update RM13102 accordingly once AS9102 Rev C is published
  • Consider a deep dive into Planning First Article Inspection; create instructional presentation or video
  • Create examples of varying situations and how to plan and execute a FAI
Upcoming Events:

Watch this space for future event announcements or visit the Events tab.

If you would like to find out more information about any of these activities or get involved in them, please contact Carrie Sharkey using the “Contact Us” link at the bottom of this page. 

Community of Practice

Subject matter experts are invited to connect with us on LinkedIn to exchange ideas, ask pertinent questions, share best practices and learn as a community.

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First Article Inspection (FAI) 
Subject Matter Interest Group Experts
  Name Company Role
1 Carrie Sharkey Rolls-Royce Team Leader
2 Larry Bennett GE Aviation Deputy Team Leader
3 Nathalie Noblet Safran Member
4 Ralph Ilaria Honeywell Member
5 Gary Maret CPP Corporation Member
6 Jason Sink GE Aviation Member
7 Christian Kolb MTU Member
8 Klaus Dietershagen MTU Member
9 Michele Althoff Pratt & Whitney Member
10   GKN Aerospace Member
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