All posts by: Doug Allen

Converting ISO9001 to AS9100 to Drive Value and Opportunities

Converting ISO9001 to AS9100, or comparing AS9100 vs ISO 9001 to Drive Value and Opportunities for your business. Many suppliers to industrial supply chains that require ISO 9001 don’t realise just how close their current quality system is to an... Read More

6th Generation Fighter Aircraft Create New Opportunities for You

6th Generation Fighter Aircraft are just around the corner. The come with all the usual budgets associated with technological evolution of defence. The defence industry is investing heavily in unmanned aircraft. Drones are big news and big dollars. As well... Read More

The Number 1 Greatest Benefit of AS9100 Certification

The greatest benefit of AS9100 seems to be missing from most blogs about the standard. This simple to understand benefit should be number one on every list. This may seem a little cynical, but no-one ever (NO-ONE EVER!) calls me and... Read More

Space and AS9100: Unlock High Value Opportunities Right Now

Unlock high value opportunities in space and AS9100 certification. NASA and ESA have recognised AS9100 as the de facto minimum standard for Space hardware manufacture and design for a considerable time. The standard helps manage both industry level strategic, and... Read More

Shocking Rise in Aerospace Counterfeit Parts Needs Your Diligence Now

Aerospace counterfeit parts are on the rise. Counterfeiting of goods, especially high value goods is not new. However, we tend to associate fakes with high end watches, clothes, and art work. Generally, counterfeit goods will have an economic impact. Either... Read More

The Best Way to Choose an AS9100 Consultant

Students often ask how to select a suitable AS9100 consultant for their AS9100, AS9110, or AS9120 project. I find that my greatest source of up-to-date industry information comes from teaching for BSI and through being an Aerospace Experienced Auditor (AEA).... Read More