Fact: "Every 8 seconds an aircraft monitored by AQD takes-off somewhere
in the world".
As the first system to combine elements of Quality Assurance with more
traditional Flight Safety concepts, AQD systematically ensures that corrective
actions are effective. AQD offers a high level of functionality and real
efficiencies in incident recording and quality assurance.
Utilising Professor James Reason's approach to causal analysis, AQD gathers
incident, accident and occurrence reports together with internal and external
quality and safety audits for joint analysis.
Web-based and offline information capture enables access to the system by all
staff. This creates a simple, direct and more accurate process for the
submission of Occurrence Reports from the field to the appropriate Safety
department. Role based rights control the information that the user can
access and amend.
AQD offers tools for creating internal audit programs, assisting with
audits for all departments, tracking corrective and preventive actions,
integrating external audit requirements and analysing and reporting trends in
Because no two airlines are the same, AQD offers total customisation in key
areas. For example, you can design your own Occurrence Report input screens,
convert your existing databases to AQD so you will lose none of your valuable
historic data - and AQD can start using that data, plus new information,
immediately to assist you in isolating areas where attention should be
Finally, AQD offers an IATA STEADES interface enabling safety
information sharing in the industry.