European Aerospace Quality Group (EAQG)

The European Aerospace Quality Group (EAQG) represents:

  • the European sector of IAQG (International Aerospace Quality Group)
  • and the Quality community of ASD.

As part of the IAQG the EAQG mission is the recognized global leader for Aviation, Space, and Defense Industry quality within Europe.

The EAQG vision is to implement quality initiatives for improvements throughout the aerospace product and services value stream.  For that purpose, the EAQG:

  • Promotes a Quality culture
  • Establishes and maintains Quality Management System standards.
  • Delivers the Industry Controlled Other Party Certification system
  • Provides measureable benefit to Stakeholders, Customers and Suppliers.
  • Collects and offers best practices, processes and harmonized requirements
  • Promotes cooperation between international aviation, space and defense companies
  • Maintains relationships with regulatory and governmental agencies and other industry stakeholders. 

The Chairman of EAQG is Mr. Antonio Padin from Airbus Defence & Space.


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