AFD and our employees have joined a number of business and engineering related organisations.

AFD became a member of the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) as part of our implementation of AS9100D. This non-profit association was established in 1998 under the umbrella of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). The IAQG sets the standard for quality within the worldwide supply chain of the aerospace industry. Find out more

In 2019, AFD joined the North West Aerospace Alliance (NWAA), a flagship organisation representing some 750 member companies and stakeholders involved in the UK’s premier aerospace cluster and the model for industry-led organisations throughout Europe. Find out more

Company Owner, Jerrod Hartley, is a Chartered Member of the RAeS and is encouraging all staff members to become professionally registered with the world’s only professional body dedicated to the aerospace community, that exists to further the advancement of aeronautical art, science and engineering around the world. Find out more

In 2020, AFD joined NAFEMS, the International Association for the Engineering Modelling, Analysis and Simulation Community that focuses on the practical application of numerical engineering simulation techniques such the Finite Element Method for Structural Analysis, Computational Fluid Dynamics, and Multibody Simulation. Find out more

In 2020, AFD joined the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), an organisation established over 45 years ago to help its members succeed in business. The FSB is a non-profit making and non-party political organisation that is led by its members and exists for its members. Find out more