Cessna, Gulfstream and now Eclipse are among the vaunted winners of the much coveted Collier Trophy.
Almost everyone loves to receive awards, and all the admiration, congratulations and smiles that are attendant to them. Today almost every kind of collective endeavor -- be it movie making, soccer playing or car selling -- has a shiny something that goes to the activity's best practitioner. Awards not only make the recipients feel good by recognizing excellence, they can be used to spur a particular type of activity as well. Aviation has famous examples of both. Aviation enthusiast and ...
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