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Requirements
The Boeing Quality Management System Requirements for Suppliers document (D6-82479 - pdf file) contains the supplier quality management system requirements of The Boeing Company. Requirements are described in three appendixes and two addenda, the applicability of which shall be defined by contract. This document is an expression of the expectation by The Boeing Company of all of our suppliers today and in the future.

Appendix A - AS9100, Quality Management Systems - Requirements for Aviation, Space and Defense Organizations

  • This appendix describes the quality management system requirements for Boeing suppliers as contained in ISO 9001 as supplemented by 9100 which includes all IAQG sanctioned standards including but not limited to AS9100, EN9100 and JISQ 9100. Appendix A represents the International aerospace quality standard for quality assurance in design, development, production, installation, and servicing.

  • Boeing Appendix A suppliers will be AS/EN/JISQ 9100*, "Quality Management Systems - Requirements for Aviation, Space and Defense Organizations" certified by an accredited Certification Body listed in the International Aerospace Quality Group's (IAQG) OASIS database.

  • For Suppliers under contract for Maintenance, Repair or Overhaul (MRO), the Seller's AS/EN/JISQ9100* certification shall have an associated CB assessment report/package that contains evidence that Service process was assessed or will be AS/EN/SJAC 9110**, "Quality Management Systems - Requirements for Aviation Maintenance Organizations" certified by an accredited Certification Body listed in the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) OASIS database.
    *Note: 9100 includes all IAQG sanctioned standards including but not limited to AS9100, EN9100 and JISQ 9100.
    **Note: 9110 includes all IAQG sanctioned standards Including but not limited to AS9110, EN9110 and SJAC 9110.

Appendix B - Phased Out

  • The Boeing Company currently does not recognize AS9003 for production approvals, it has been phased out over time and therefore this Appendix is considered "Obsolete". AS/EN/JISQ9100* is the preferred quality management system standard.
    *Note: 9100 includes all IAQG sanctioned standards including but not limited to AS9100, EN9100 and JISQ 9100.

Appendix C - AS9110, Quality Management Systems - Requirements for Aviation Maintenance Organizations

  • This appendix describes the quality management system requirements for Boeing suppliers as contained in ISO 9001 as supplemented by 9110*. Appendix C represents the international aerospace quality standard for aerospace maintenance organizations.
    Suppliers that have active contracts for the maintenance, repair or overhaul of nonoriginal equipment manufacturer equipment with Boeing and receive purchase contracts changes or new purchase contracts that include D6-82479 Appendix C as a requirement shall be an AS/EN/SJAC 9110 "Quality Management Systems" Requirements for Aviation Maintenance Organizations" certified by an accredited Certification Body listed in the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) OASIS database.
    *Note: 9110 includes all IAQG sanctioned standards including but not limited to AS9110, EN9110 and SJAC 9110

Appendix D - AS9120, Quality Management Systems - Requirements for Aviation, Space and Defense Distributors

  • This appendix describes the quality management system requirements for Boeing suppliers as contained in ISO 9001 as supplemented by 9120*.
    Boeing Appendix D suppliers will be AS/EN/SJAC 9120*, "Quality Management Systems - Requirements for Aviation, Space and Defense Distributors" certified by an accredited Certification Body listed in the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) OASIS database.
    *Note: 9120 includes all IAQG sanctioned standards including but not limited to AS9120, EN9120 and SJAC 9120.

Addendum 1 - Variation Management of Key Characteristics (9103**)

  • Addendum 1 describes a process for managing the variation of key characteristics (KCs). It includes requirements that emphasize establishing both statistical control and capability of KCs, identification of improvement opportunities and implementation of improvement actions.
    **Note: 9103 includes all IAQG sanctioned standards including but not limited to AS9103, EN9103 and SJAC 9103

Addendum 2 - Quality System Requirements for Deliverable Software

  • Addendum 2 includes aerospace requirements for deliverable software which have been separated into two sections. Suppliers shall select and declare in their quality manual, which section they will deploy to meet the Addendum 2 requirement.
  • Section 1 is based upon AS/EN/JISQ 9100* and AS9115.
  • Section 2 is based upon the AS/EN/JISQ 9100* and Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI).
    *Note: 9100 includes all IAQG sanctioned standards including but not limited to AS9100, EN9100 and JISQ 9100.

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  • D950-11059-1 BDS Seller Special Tooling Requirements (pdf)
    This document outlines control requirements for Special Tooling services, retention, usage, maintenance and storage. Applies to Government owned Boeing accountable special tools and Boeing owned special tools.

  • D6-56202 Tooling Supplier Operating Requirements (pdf)
    This document outlines operating requirements for suppliers offering special tooling services. Supports Boeing procurement of special tooling and delivery. Suppliers do not retain or use Boeing procured special tooling.
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