Russian Helicopters joins European Aerospace Quality Group (EAQG)

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of Rostec State Corporation, announces its entry into European Aerospace Quality Group (EAQG). The company’s membership application was approved by the EAQG Executive Committee in the end of September 2013.

In October 2013, the delegation of Russian Helicopters participated in the activities of the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) in Montreal, Canada as a full-member for the first time.

„Participation in the European Aerospace Quality Group will harmonize the quality management system of its member companies with the European standards and will become an important step towards strengthening the strategic position of Russian Helicopters on the international market”, said Andrey Shibitov, Deputy Director for Production at Russian Helicopters. „Today the quality management system of the company is being improved in accordance with the requirements of the international standards for aerospace and defense industries of the AS/EN 9100 series, with some of the enterprises of Russian Helicopters already certified according to the requirements of those standards and included in the International database of suppliers of the aerospace sector (OASIS).”

EAQG is a part of the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG). The group was formed by major companies of the aerospace industry in order to pursue policies that are designed to significantly improve product quality and reduce costs in the supply chain in the aerospace and defense industries. EAQG consists of 34 companies, including European partners of Russian Helicopters, such as AgustaWestland, Turbomeca and ZODIAC Aerospace.

Source / Author: Russian Helicopters