A: AS9100:2016 Certification is a quality management system (QMS) standard developed for the aerospace industry. It is a revision of the previous version AS9100:2009 and is based on the international QMS standard ISO 9001. AS9100:2016 sets the requirements for an effective quality management system for aerospace organizations and includes additional guidelines and regulations specific to the industry.

This standard focuses on various aspects of quality management, including risk management, product traceability, configuration management, regulatory compliance, and continuous improvement. It aims to ensure that aerospace organizations meet customer requirements, enhance customer satisfaction, and consistently deliver high-quality products and services.

AS9100:2016 certification is often required by aerospace manufacturers, suppliers, and service providers to demonstrate their commitment to quality and industry best practices. It helps organizations establish robust quality management processes, monitor and control risks, and maintain compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.