FLIGHTBLOGGER: Boeing to buy Vought's 787 operations

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Source: Flightglobal.com
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Boeing is set to announce its intention to acquire the 787 operations currently run by Vought Aircraft Industries in North Charleston, SC in a major shake up of the supply chain for its new flagship product.

According to multiple sources familiar with the plan, Vought Aircraft Industries 787 arm is to be divested from parent company The Carlyle Group and sold to The Boeing Company.

"It's a done deal," says a source close to the agreement.

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