David Calhoun’s new job just got harder. The incoming boss of Boeing — maker of the workhorse aircraft decried as “designed by clowns ... supervised by monkeys” in an internal memo — will be required to work little short of a miracle.

Among his top priorities at the beleaguered aerospace company: repair relationships with regulators and the public, something his predecessor, Dennis Muilenburg, struggled to do.

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