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GAL AVIATION Receives AS9100 Rev. C Certification from the International Standards Authority, Inc.

Quebec City, QC, May 10, 2012… GAL Aviation has received AS9100 Revision C Certification from the International Standards Authority, Inc. (ISA). The company met the AS9100 Rev. C Quality Management Standards (QMS) by adhering to the ISA’s strict and complex requirements.

Guy A. Lapierre, GAL Aviation president, said, “Following our NADCAP accreditation in February, 2012, our AS9100 Rev. C certification is another significant achievement for the entire GAL team. Revision C certifies GAL as a leading aerospace organization, which adheres to the ISA’s stringent standards.” He added, “These accreditations reflect the hard work we have put into maintaining the highest international safety, quality and reliability of our operations.”

With its new certification, GAL has been provided with a comprehensive quality management system to ensure the highest standards throughout the company’s configuration management, design processes and purchasing decisions, as well as within its product realization and monitoring systems. These qualities allow GAL to pursue work from all aircraft OEMs and VIP completion centers, worldwide.

The system has been implemented at GAL’s 40,000-square-foot facility in St. Joseph de Beauce, near Quebec City, where its main activities involves the manufacture and assembly of aircraft interior parts. The company specializes in customized woodwork, monuments and concepts for large-cabin aircraft. Its expertise in production was gained from manufacturing thousands of components / monuments for the Bombardier Aerospace Global and Challenger platforms as well as Airbus ACJ320s.

GAL Interiors specializes in the computer-assisted design, engineering, manufacture and certification of cabin components for business, private and VIP aircraft, for both retrofit and ‘green’ installation. Specifically, this company unit focuses on galleys, lavatories, cabin liners and sheet metal and machining including chemical conversion coatings and painting, structural provisions manufacturing and finishing, electronic devices, water system and electrical installations. The company also provides certification and documentation services to FAA, TC and EASA standards. Engineering and design for all equipment also meets these international standards.

GAL Technical provides consulting /outsourcing services in the field of business, corporate, VIP airliners and commercial aircraft. Included in its offering are entry-into-service and field representative support; maintenance planning and control; mobile technical team and project management support for airframe heavy maintenance and modification; quality control and records management; engineering and maintenance programs; aircraft interiors removal, refurbishment and reinstallation; maintenance administration and training, and AOG and warranty programs support.