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DESKTOP WALLPAPERS - APRIL 2010

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 Salinas, CA is Jack Roush flying his beautifully restored N.A. P-51B Mustang "Old Crow" for the first time after a 5 year rebuild. Recovered from a lake in Florida, Roush had this rare Mustang rebuilt by Cal Pacific Airmotive and it incorporates the first Malcolm Hood to be installed on a Mustang since WWII.

2.

A formation of F8F Bearcats seen over Chino, CA during the 2009 Planes of Fame Airshow. Rod Lewis' F8F-2 "Thai Bearcat" is being flown by John Hinton, while Steven Hinton is in the Friedkin Families' F8F-2 “224”. This year's Planes of Fame Airshow will be held on May 15-16 in Chino, CA.

3.

Steve Hinton flying the Planes of Fame Air Museum's beautiful N.A. F-86F Sabre over Glendale, AZ.

4.

Neal Melton flying his P-47D Thunderbolt "Hun Hunter XVI" during the Tennessee Museum of Aviation's annual Warbird Gathering in Sevierville, TN.

5.

Rob Erdos is seen flying the Vintage Wings of Canada's Hawker Hurricane Mk.IV KZ321 "The Flying Tin Opener" over Windsor, Ontario on August 4th, 2006.

6.

John O’Connor’s N.A. P-51D Mustang “American Beauty” in position behind the N.A. B-25J Mitchell photo plane “Axis Nightmare” being flown by Greg Vallero at the 2007 Gathering of Mustangs and Legends in Columbus, OH. The Mustang is now owned by Chuck Greenhill of Kenosha, WI.

7.

Cessna L-19A Bird Dog seen during the 2008 Ardmore Open Day held in Ardmore, NZ.

8.

A rare formation of three N.A. B-25s, all belonging to the Commemorative Air Force, include "Yellow Rose", “Devil Dog” and "Miss Mitchell", seen over the Texas oil fields during the 2004 FINA-CAF Airshow in Midland, TX. The Dolittle Raiders Reunion will take place at the National Museum of the USAF on April 16-18, 2010.

9.

Jimmy Ferreira flying his 150HP Lycoming O-320 powered 1979 Bellanca Citabria 7GCBC, with Dex Raphael in the back seat, after rain showers moved through the Ione, CA. area. The aircraft was restored in 2004 by Chamberlain Aviation in Rodeo, NM.

10.

Taken on glorious sunny day at YVR, one of Canada's new C-17's 177702 takes off with a load of equipment used during the 2010 Winter Olympics. Due to high demand on the C-17 fleet, the C-17's supporting the 2010 Olympics were required to complete the Trenton, Ontario to Vancouver, BC turnarounds in the same day. Canada is currently having higher utilization on their C-17 fleet then any other operator.

11.

SIS-Q Flying Service’s Grumman F7F-3 Tigercat (Bu80374/N7629C) waiting for the call at Willows, CA on September 15, 1968. This Tigercat is now registered to Icarus Investments LLC and is under restoration in Thermal, CA.

12.

Tod Dickey of Deer Valley, Arizona, leads in his license-built French SCAN 30 with Steve Hamilton of Minden, Nevada, on his wing with his 1945 Grumman G-44A Widgeon. The Widgeons were part of the Grand Flying Parade over Clear Lake, CA, during the 2009 Annual Seaplane Splash-In. Forty-one Scan 30’s were built under license by Societe’ de Construction Aero-Naveles (SCAN) in La Rochelle, France following WWII with Salmson inverted V-8 engines. These engines have long since been replaced with Lycoming turbocharged TIO-540’s.
 


 

 

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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.

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

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


MACINTOSH OS X Users

1.

Select resolution

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

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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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