The “I AM QUALITY” attitude permeates the Airbus Helicopters, Inc. culture to deliver premium quality helicopters.  The company team members at its facilities in Mississippi and Texas incorporate the “I AM QUALITY” attitude by continuously improving processes to ensure quality excellence from suppliers to our valued customers.

 

Quality Certifications

 

Aerospace Standard (AS) 9100 D is the cornerstone of Airbus Helicopters Inc.’s Quality Management System. The company’s primary facilities in Grand Prairie, Texas and Columbus, Mississippi are certified by Smithers Quality Assessments to AS9100 standards. Airbus Helicopters, Inc. also is proud of its heritage and history with the FAA and EASA airworthiness authorities. With joint collaboration between industry and these authorities, Airbus Helicopters, Inc. currently holds Production Certificates, Limited Repair Stations, and Part Manufacture Approvals at the company’s two facilities within the United States.

 

 

Supplier Quality 

 

Airbus Helicopters, Inc.'s commitment is to meet its customers' needs in terms of quality, cost, schedule and conformance. The reliability of the supply chain is of utmost importance to fulfill this commitment to our customers. Compliance to Airbus Helicopters, Inc. quality requirements, meeting manufacturing standards, FOD prevention, counterfeit parts prevention and the commitment to continuous improvement are the pillars of the Airbus Helicopters Supplier Development effort.

Airbus Helicopters, Inc. has established Supplier Quality Requirements that are based on the company's Quality Assurance policy relative to deliverable products. Their purpose is to convey the company's policies to all suppliers in order to assure product integrity.

The following documents provide valuable information to assist existing and/or new suppliers in conducting business with Airbus Helicopter, Inc.

Airbus Helicopters Inc. Supplier Quality Requirements Manual – QA/06-02-F04
Pdf 482.18 KB

Airbus Helicopters Supplier Quality Requirements – ER070 06-01
Pdf 2.62 MB

 

Airbus Helicopters Inc.'s supplier scorecard and the scoring guidelines are below: 

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Quality Key Contacts

flight-operations-services

Safety of our products

Safety-EXPH

Safety in operations

Airbus Training Center

Training Center