Our own http://www.jamesfallows.com/Jim Fallows is the 2002 Winner of the AOPA Max Karant Award (print category) for excellence in reporting on general aviation in the general (non-aviation) media.
Jim’s award was for the article “Freedom of the Skies” in the June 2001 issue of http://www.theatlantic.com/The Atlantic (http://www.theatlantic.com/issues/2001/06/fallows.htmclick here to read the article on-line). This article is an excerpt from his book http://www.jamesfallows.com/out.php?url=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1586480405/qid=987789560/sr=1-4/ref=sc_b_5/107-3714559-5125364Free Flight, which tells the story of both Cirrus and Eclipse. Congratulations, Jim!
For the AOPA press release, http://www.aopa.org/whatsnew/newsitems/2002/02-4-011.htmlclick here.