Barnes & Noble hosts book signing for Flight of the Odegard

Patrick McGuire, author of "Flight of the Odegard," will be available for book signing at the UND Barnes and Noble Bookstore from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, as "Flight of the Odegard" is released.

"Flight of the Odegard" is a rendition of the journey of the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences at the University of North Dakota. From a meager beginning with two donated aircraft and 12 students to the emergence as a worldwide leader in aviation education, the book outlines how one man’s passion and dedication helped create the most prestigious flight school in the world. The book highlights John Odegard’s commitment as a teacher, visionary, entrepreneur and leader in the field of aerospace and tells the incredible story of how these attributes contributed to the formation of the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences.

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