Newsletter February 2023

AESQ eNewsletter 2023 February 1


AESQ Revises RM13005 Quality Audit Requirements

Auditing is a core management tool for an organization to perform an independent evaluation of compliance to customer, regulatory, and other requirements.  A well-managed audit program should give an effective and dependable input to the organization's improvement activities.

Learn more about audit requirements by downloading this newly revised AESQ Reference Manual today:  RM13005 Quality Audit Requirements. In addition, each of the appendices are also available for free download.

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2023 Spring Supplier Forums

AESQ offers two opportunities to attend Supplier Forums to learn more about the SAE AS13100™ AESQ Quality Management System Requirements for Aero Engine Design and Production Organizations Standard:

  • Thursday 23 February in Derby, England, UK - Hosted by Rolls-Royce
  • Wednesday 22 March in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - Hosted by GE Aerospace

These Supplier Forums will focus on AS13100 and include Voice of the Customer plus implementation process and methodology case studies, Zero Defect tools, AESQ Reference Manuals, Subject Matter Interest Group breakout sessions and more.

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AESQ Spring 2023 Supplier Survey

The AESQ would like to better understand your company's compliance status to AS13100. Since its publication, this is the 4th survey issued by AESQ to gather feedback on progress and better understand how we can support you in your deployment.

Please take 10 minutes, and respond to the survey by end of day February 10.

Thank you in advance for your response.

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AESQ Webinar Series

AESQ is pleased to announce a series of exciting new webinars in 2023:

  • February 8 - Webinar: Process Capability Study for True Position (Handling MMC)
  • March 8 - Webinar: The Use of Non-Statistically Based Process Control Methods
  • April 11 - Webinar:  The Power of Precontrol
  • May 16 - Webinar:  The One-Hour Process Control Assessment

As plans are finalized, AESQ will add new events to the above list throughout 2023.

Past Webinars are available for viewing on the AESQ website.

Click Event Details below to learn more about these exciting opportunities!


SAE G-22 Wants Your Feedback on AS13100

The SAE G-22 AESQ Standards Committee is looking to kickoff the revision of AS13100 in 2023. In support of this effort, they are asking for your feedback on the standard.

Please click the button below or send your feedback to

Meet AESQ's Newest Member

AESQ is proud to welcome WOODWARD as its newest member. WOODWARD joined AESQ at the "AESQ Member" membership level which is open to organizations engaged in the Aero Engine supply chain. The "AESQ Member" level provides members with the opportunity to participate in the work of the AESQ and support its working groups.  If you are interestest in supporting the work of AESQ, please click below.

We welcome WOODWARD!

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AESQ Question of the Month

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AS13100 Training Available

Multiple training options are  available to learn how AS13100 minimizes requirements and imporves overall product quality by focusing on the key quality systems and processes:

The 3-Day Quality Foundations Training is designed to bring together key quality systems, processes, and methodologies to show how they work as part of a system to focus on defect prevention. The course is intended to support Quality Leaders at all levels of the organization in understanding how these tools and procecces work and the characteristics of successful deployment.

The AS13100 online Requirements Training is a self-paced course designed to help yur organization gain key knowledge about a common quality language, how to gain compliance to AS13100, and the business value and benefit of the standard.

In addition, AESQ also recommends their optional webinar series to help with understanding of deployment. See past webinars on the AESQ website and watch for future webinars.

Click below, and take advantage of these exciting opportunities to learn more.


Get Involved & Join a Community Today!

The AESQ Communites of Practice (CoP) provides subject matter experts with the opportunity to exchange ideas, ask pertinent questions, share best practices, and learn as a Community. Get involved and join one or two or more today!

Download Your Free Gap Analysis Checklist: RM13009

One of the first tools developed by AESQ to support the aero engine supply chain is Reference Manual RM13009 Compliance Assessment. This free resource provides a structure for companies to identify their current compliance to the new SAE AS13100™ Standard including a 3-Part Self-Assessment Checklist that can be used to document both compliance and any gaps that may need addressed. 

Prior to conducting the Self-Assessment, it is highly recommended that a company’s Quality Leaders follow the SAE AS13100™ Requirements Training Course (on-line/ 10 hours) and/or the AESQ Quality Foundations Course to ensure complete understanding of the AS13100 requirements.


Get Involved

AESQ provides several opportunities to get involved, support, participate and remain aware of its activities, resources and communications.

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Visit the AESQ website to see what is new, download forms and templates, check for future events and more exciting news.

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