AS9100 Rev. D (2016) is the latest Aerospace QMS Standard and it is the reason a large number of companies & suppliers have succeeded in their industries, and many organizations have won new business. This benefit has been seen by increased trade and domestic market share, and the internal benefit such as customer satisfaction, improved communication, and long-term partnerships. By improving cycle times, reducing costs, and lowering maintenance down-time, these companies have seen increased efficiency and profits. An organization applying for AS9100D Certification must be audited based on extensive sampling of their products, services, and processes. Third-party consultants or auditors are recommended or required to properly implement the quality systems and their processes.