Direct Ship Guidance for Aerospace Companies
Limited to the aerospace industry, where an approved manufacturer requests a supplier to ship an article against the approved manufacturer’s quality system directly to a customer. The direct ship process is not required or applicable to standard parts or military parts. In this process the approved manufacturer is responsible for assurance that the article conforms to type design information.
This document was revised to coincide with the 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 21, “Certification Procedures for Products, Articles, and Parts”, re-write published October 16, 2009 under Docket No. FAA-2006-25877 and associated policy and guidance material made by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). All other changes made to the document presented herein were editorial in nature.