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DESKTOP WALLPAPERS - APRIL 2009

Warbird Depot is proud to offer you the following desktop wallpapers. Feel free to download any of the Warbird Depot desktop wallpapers below for your own personal use, however, if you wish to publish them in any way, or require the original pictures, please e-mail Mark Watt.

 

 

1.

Seen over Galveston, TX is Keith Hibbett flying the Lone Star Flight Museum’s Republic P-47D Thunderbolt “Tarheel Hal”, painted in the markings of Lt. “Ike” Davis of the 358th Fighter Group.

2.

A rare formation taken at the 2008 Planes of Fame Airshow in Chino, CA. It includes Steve "Stevo" Hinton flying Bill "Tiger" Destefani’s highly modified N.A. P-51D Mustang “Strega”, Tony Banta in his N.A. P-51D Mustang "Kimberly Kaye" and Jim Thomas in Tony Banta's Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk. This years Planes of Fame Airshow will be held on May 16-17 in Chino, CA.

3.

Palm Springs Air Museum's rare Bell P-63A Kingcobra "Pretty Polly", being flown by Jim Dale, at the 2007 Planes of Fame Airshow in Chino, CA.

4.

Jack Fedor flying the Warbirds Unlimited Foundation's North American B-25H "Barbie III" overhead Falcon Field in Mesa, AZ.

5.

Lewis Shaw bringing his beautifully restored N.A. P-51D Mustang in position behind the N.A. B-25J Mitchell photo plane at the 2007 Gathering of Mustangs and Legends in Columbus, OH.

6.

Les Whittlesey's Lockheed 12A NC18906 landing at the 2009 Cactus Fly-In at Casa Grande, AZ. The Lockheed was this years Grand Champion.

7.

Cliff Cummins' highly modified N.A. P-51D Mustang "Miss Candace" (S/N: 44-15651) at the 1973 Reno National Championship Air Races in Reno, NV. This Mustang is now owned by Jimmy Leeward and is being rebuilt by Dave Goss at GossHawk Unlimited Inc. in Casa Grande, AZ.

8.

Bernie Vasquez flying the Jelly Belly Boeing B75-N1 Stearman during flypast at Eagles Nest airport in Ione, CA.

9.

John Romain landing Historic Flying Ltd's Supermarine Spitfire FR Mk. XVIIIe SM845 at the 2008 Flying Legends Airshow in Duxford, England.

10.

A rare formation take-off with Chuck Hall flying his N.A. P-51D Mustang "Six Shooter" and Steve Hinton in the Air Museum's N.A. F-86F-30 Sabre at the 2003 Planes of Fame Airshow in Chino, CA.

11.

A Southwest Boeing 737-7H4, painted in a colorful "Sports Illustrated" livery, landing on runway 28R at San Francisco International Airport.

12.

A USAF Thunderbirds General Dynamics F-16C "Fighting Falcon" solo pass at the 2005 Reno National Championship Air Races in Reno, NV.
 

 

Below are instructions on how to download and install one of this month's desktop wallpapers.


WINDOWS Users

1.

Click on the resolution you wish to download - select the appropriate size for your display.

2.

A window with the full size image will be displayed.

3.

Click your right mouse button on the full-size image and select "Set as Background" or "Set as Wallpaper" from the pop-up menu to set the image as you desktop's wallpaper.


MACINTOSH OS 9x Users

1.

Click on the resolution you wish to download - select the appropriate size for your display.

2.

A larger version of the image will display.

3.

Under the File menu, select "Save As".

4.

Choose the folder you wish to save the picture in. We suggest the "Desktop Pictures" Folder (located in the Appearances folder section of your System folder. Be sure and select "Source" as the proper format at the bottom of the Dialog box.

5.

You can rename the file before you save it.

6.

After saving the picture, under the Apple menu, select "Control panels, Appearance." Select the "Desktop" tab.

7.

Activate the "Place Picture" button, (if you already have a photo displayed on your desktop, you'll need to "Remove Picture" first) and select the file you just saved from the "Choose A File" dialog box. Click on the "Choose" button.

8.

We suggest the "Center On Screen" or "Tile On Screen" choices for photo placement.

9.

Click on the "Set Desktop" button. Close the Appearance dialog box.


MACINTOSH OS X Users

1.

Select resolution

2.

Control click - select 'save image as', and save the image to your hard drive - it's suggested you save it to your 'Pictures' folder.

3.

For Mac OS X (10.3), go to System Preferences (on the Apple menu) and choose Desktop & Screen Saver (in Personal): Desktop (control-clicking the desktop and choosing Change Desktop Background... from the pop-up menu will also get you there), then click Choose Folder... (in the left panel) and select the folder in which you saved the picture. Click the picture in the right panel to display it as your desktop background. Recent versions of Mac OS X also provide options for displaying different pictures at different times.

 

 

 
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