IHb stands for Quality, Reliability and Competence

Owner of IHb: Dipl.Ing. (FH) Bernhard Hilbrand
EOQ/DGQ Quality Manager and Auditor

With more than 30 years experience in the aviation and space industry, we offer the following professional services:

QM/QA Project Consultancy

Advanced Quality Planning, Supplier Quality Assurance, Supplier Audits, Quality Assurance Agreements, Design Assurance, Development Planning, Corrective and Preventive Actions, Nonconformance Management, Failure Analysis,
Product Inspections, First Article Inspections, Audits, Reviews, Approvals, Quality Documentation and Quality Records,
External Quality Management Consultant.

Consultancy for Quality Systems Certifications

Establishment of compact, processoriented QM-Handbooks primarily for small and medium sized enterprises (KMU),
Easily structured QM-Handbook with reduced documentation effort,
Consulting and support for ISO 9001and EN 9100 certifications (other certifications possible upon agreement), QM Training for staff and management personnell, Liaising for Management Representative (Option). 

Space Product Assurance and Safety

Establishment of Product Assurance & Safety Plans, PA- Management, Configuration Management, Design Assurance, Supplier Qualification, Auditing, Product- and Quality Assurance of hardware items, Parts-, Materials-, and Processes Control and Management, Safety- and Risk Analysis, Preparation of the PA&Safety Documentation, Preparation of Datapackages.

Aerospace Certifications (EASA/FAA/JAA)

Consulting, Planning and Organisation of product- or system related airworthiness approvals/type certifications,
Certifications according to European or American aviation regulations (EASA part 21, part 145 or FAR-21, FAR-145), Certifications in other countries upon agreement,
Coordination of certification issues with the responsible national aviation authority,
Planning, organisation and support of the required conformity inspections and approvals,
Preparation of  the neccessary documentation required for type certification.    

Safety- and Risk Analysis

Safety Analysis and Management per ESA ECSS-Q-ST-40,
Safety Analysis for aviation or aerospace equipment and systems according to known standards, i.e. ARP 4761,
Risk Analysis per ESA standard ECSS-M-ST-80 or other specific standards.

Risk Assessements for Machinery and Equipment according to  Machinery Directive 2006/42/EG.
Hazard Analysis per EN ISO 14121-1.

For more information please contact:

Telefon:  0049 (89) 411 700 99