Standard AS9100 includes ASQ 9001:2000 quality system requirements and specifies additional requirements for the quality system of the aerospace industry. For those not involved in design activities (Ref. ASQ 9002), 4.4 is not applicable. It is emphasized that the quality system requirements specified in AS9100 are complementary (not alternative) to the contractual and applicable law and regulatory requirements.
This International Standard specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organization
a) needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide product that meets customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements
b) aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for continual improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements