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    ASTM F3205 - 17

    Standard Practice for Independent Audit Program for Light Aircraft Manufacturers

    Active Standard ASTM F3205 | Developed by Subcommittee: F37.70

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.09


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 This practice establishes the minimum set of requirements for an independent audit program for aircraft manufacturers. The intended use is to provide minimum requirements for an initial assessment of manufacturers bringing a new aircraft model to market, or for periodic review of an existing manufacturer’s operations.

    4.2 Compliance to this practice would ensure that the audit program and those who execute it meet the consensus set of minimum requirements and qualifications.

    4.3 This practice does not mandate manufacturer independent audits.

    4.4 Independent audits are to be conducted only at the request of the manufacturer or relevant CAA.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice establishes a minimum set of requirements for a Manufacturer Independent Audit Program in compliance with Practice F2839.

    1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.3 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    F2839 Practice for Compliance Audits to ASTM Standards on Light Sport Aircraft


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 03.120.10 (Quality management and quality assurance); 49.020 (Aircraft and space vehicles in general)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 25130000(Aircraft)


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    DOI: 10.1520/F3205-17

    Citation Format

    ASTM F3205-17, Standard Practice for Independent Audit Program for Light Aircraft Manufacturers, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2017, www.astm.org

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