Mid-Continent Achieves AS 9100C, ISO 9001:2008 Certification


WICHITA, Kan. — Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics today announced that it has received AS 9100C and ISO 9001:2008 certification for its exceptional quality management system following an assessment by Orion Registrar, Inc.

“Achieving AS 9100C and ISO 9001:2008 certification provides a highly-credible basis for maintaining quality and consistency in the design and manufacturing of our products,” explained Mark Smith, Quality Assurance Manager for Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics. “The certification is universally recognized in the aerospace industry and demonstrates to all of our customers, suppliers and regulatory agencies that we are committed to a comprehensive quality management system. Collectively, we all benefit from improved efficiencies and productivity, elimination of waste, and process consistency,” Smith added.

AS 9100C and ISO 9001:2008 quality management standards were specifically created for the aerospace industry with inputs and controls from aerospace industries in America, Europe, Japan, and Asia under the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG). The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and the American Aerospace Quality Group (AAQG) support the IAQG and the AS 9100 series of standards from the United States. AS 9100C is specifically designed to meet the complex demands of the aerospace industry, including business and commercial aviation, special missions and defense. The accreditation requirements emphasize areas that impact process and service safety, quality and reliability of aerospace products.

Orion Registrar, Inc. is accredited by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB). Orion is a non-governmental organization that provides certification services to the public and private sectors for the AS 9100C standard.

For more information about Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics and the company’s AS 9100C and ISO 9001:2008 certification, contact Mark Smith at 316-630-0101 or visit mcico.com.

About Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics manufactures, overhauls and repairs aircraft instruments, avionics and advanced power solutions for the global aerospace industry. Serving 57 countries, Mid-Continent supports business and commercial aviation, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), defense, and special missions markets. The company manufactures more than 20,000 units per year and processes more than 15,000 units in its overhaul, exchange and repair operation. Mid-Continent’s customer base includes original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), fixed base operators (FBOs), instrument and avionics shops, flight schools and government agencies. Mid-Continent products are found in most Cessna-built aircraft, Beechcraft, Cirrus, Diamond, Piper, Nextant Aerospace, Vulcanair, Robinson Helicopter, Airbus Helicopter, Bell Helicopter, Enstrom Helicopter, MD Helicopters, and many more. For additional information, please visit mcico.com.