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DESKTOP WALLPAPERS - AUGUST 2008

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.

The Commemorative Air Force's Consolidated B-24A Liberator "Ol 927", being flown by Mack Deeds and Paul Stojkov, over the Texas oil fields at the 2007 FINA-CAF Airshow in Midland, TX.

2.

Jim Smith's beautiful North American P-51D Mustang, being flown by Nelson Ezell, over Crystal Lakes, MT.

3.

Raybourne Thompson flying his rare war veteran Supermarine Spitfire LF.Mk. IX MK959 outside of Covey Trails, Texas. This warbird is now owned by Tom Duffy.

4.

The Fighter Collection's rare Gloster Gladiator Mk.II N5903, being flown by Pete Kynsey, on its maiden test flight in the evening of July 10th, during preparations for the 2008 Flying Legends Airshow at Duxford Airfield, U.K.

5.

Frank Sanders taxiing out for the first flight in the Sanders family's P&W R-4360 powered, 4,000 horsepower, Hawker Sea Fury T.20 "Dreadnought" on August 6, 1983 in Chino, CA. This September will mark the 25th anniversary of "Dreadnought" racing at the National Championship Air Races in Reno, NV.

6.

Nick Grey taking off in The Fighter Collection's rare Curtiss 75 Hawk during the 2008 Flying Legends Airshow at Duxford Airfield, U.K.

7.

Rob Gordon taxiing out for some practice laps in Daryl Bond's recently repainted North American TF-51D Mustang "Lady Jo" during the 2008 Pylon Racing Seminar in Reno, NV.

8.

Bernie Vasquez flying Alan Lieberman's Giles G-202, with Jimmy Ferreira in the front seat, enroute to Eagles Nest airport in Ione, CA.

9.

Stew Dawson in his Hawker Fury FB.11 "Spirit of Texas" leading Robert "Hoot" Gibson, flying Mike Keenum's Hawker Sea Fury FB.11 "Riff Raff", as they approach pylon #4 at the 2007 Reno National Championship Air Races in Reno, NV. This year's Air Races and Airshow will be held on September 10 - 14, 2008.

10.

The Planes of Fame Air Museum's N.A. F-86F Sabre and Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 Fagot, being flown by Steve Hinton and Chris Fahey respectively, performing at the 2008 Planes of Fame Airshow in Chino, CA.

11.

An Air Canada Embraer 190 landing on runway 24R at Toronto's LBPIA.

12.

A VFC-13 "Fighting Saints" Northrop F-5E Tiger II taking off at the 2007 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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