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DESKTOP WALLPAPERS - AUGUST 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.

Charlie Tilghman displays the Lone Star Flight Museum’s Hawker Hurricane Mk.XII against the cloudy Texas skies over Galveston. The Hurricane is painted in the colors of Wing Commander Lance "Wildcat" Wade of Broaddus, TX. Wade was credited with 23 victories before being killed in an accident at the age of 28.

2.

Greg Colyer flying the T-33 Heritage Foundation’s Canadair CT-133 Silver Star "Ace Maker", with Kevin Walker in the back seat, during the CJAA Jet Blast at Yolo County, CA.

3.

Butch Schroeder's Republic P-47D Thunderbolt "Hairless Joe" (44-90471), being flown by John Lane, during AirVenture 2005.

4.

The Commemorative Air Force's Consolidated B-24A Liberator "Ol 927", being flown by Paul Stojkov and Tom Travis, over Lake Ray Hubbard just east of Dallas, TX.

5.

Paul Ehlen's award winning N.A. P-51D Mustang "Little Horse" (44-11586), painted in the colors of Ken Dahlberg, 354th Fighter Group, 353rd Fighter Squadron.

6.

The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum’s Douglas DC-3 in the colours of 435/436 Squadrons “Canucks Unlimited", being flown by Brandon Zimmerman and Sten Palbom, enroute to the 2008 Brantford Airshow.

7.

Dan Martin flying the highly modified N.A. P-51D Mustang "Dago Red" overhead Hollister, CA.

8.

Al Beverstein flying his beautiful Bell 47D-1 helicopter during a Vertical Magazine photo shoot at the 60th Anniversary of HydroOne's Helicopter Operation.

9.

John Maloney flying the Warhawk Air Museum's Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk AK933 during the Reno Air Race Association's 2009 Pylon Racing Seminar in Reno, NV.

10.

Mike Mangold rounding the pylons in his Aero Vodochody L-29 "Euro Burner" at the 2008 Reno National Championship Air Races in Reno, NV. This year's Air Races and Airshow will be held on September 16 - 20, 2009.

11.

An Air Canada A-319 taking off from runway 06R at Toronto's LBPIA.

12.

Lyle Shelton running up his highly modified Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat "US Thrift Assn, 7 1/4% Special" prior to becoming the Unlimited Champion at the 1973 Reno National Championship Air Races in Reno, NV. This Bearcat (Race #77, “Rare Bear”) is now owned by Rod Lewis.
 


 

 

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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.

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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