Our world-class technology is the result of over 80 year's combined experience in engineering design, development and manufacture. Featuring patented SPARCS technology, AIE engines deliver a combination of power and efficiency while offering a low total-cost-of-ownership.

40S 5 BHP Engine

Foreign Object Debris (FOD)

A FOD Prevention Area where assembly, modification and Flight and Ground Operations require the highest level of preventative measures. The elimination of FOD contamination, entrapment, migration or damage is most critical to safeguard the product.
125CS – 20 BHP Engine

First Article Inspection

A planned, complete, independent, and documented inspection and verification process to ensure that prescribed production methods have produced an item conforming to engineering drawings, Digital Product Definition (DPD), planning, purchase order, engineering specifications, and/or other applicable design documents.
225CS – 40 BHP Engine

Counterfeit Materials

Counterfeit Work: Work that is or contains items misrepresented as having been designed and/or produced under an approved system or other acceptable method. This term also includes approved work that has reached a design life limit or has been damaged beyond possible repair, but is altered or misrepresented as acceptable.
650 - 120 BHP Engine

PPAP Elements Explanation

Customer Engineering Approval is usually the Engineering Trial with production parts performed at the AIE plant. A “temporary deviation” usually is required to send parts to AIE before PPAP. AIE may require other “Engineering Approvals”.
650 - 120 BHP Engine

8D Problem Solving Process

The 8D problem solving (Eight Disciplines) is an approach used to identify, correct and eliminate the reoccurrence of quality problems.It is structured into eight disciplines, emphasising team synergy…The team as a whole is believed to be smarter than the sum of individuals.
650 - 120 BHP Engine


AIE’s has a policy of open dialogue between all team members within the company to listen to employees and address their concerns for the work environment. This is to ensure that the power of empowerment increases the spirit of accountability and as a whole should collaborate in good faith for the company to have consistent and good employee performance. As an Innovation driven and people focussed company we aim to train and coach all employees to allow our team members to carry out their work duties to the highest standards. AIE strives to continually improve employee job satisfaction, commitment, and ownership by regular communication regarding decision making and by sharing information about AIE performance and celebrating achievements
Supplier Quality Requirements

Supplier Quality Requirements

The objective of this manual is to define the basic system requirements that we will use and expect our suppliers to use to ensure that our mutual responsibilities for product and service quality are understood and implemented.

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