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DESKTOP WALLPAPERS - FEBRUARY 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.

Chris Woods flying his North American P-51D Mustang “February” over Prescott, AZ. "February" is painted to represent Lt. Jim Brooks' P-51D from the 307th, 31st FG, 15th AF in which he downed 13 enemy aircraft.

2.

The Collings Foundation's B-24J Liberator, being flown by Carl Riese and Jim Harley, during their annual "Wings Of Freedom" tour over Eagle Field near Dos Palos, CA. The bomber is carrying several veteran WWII B-24 pilots and crew members during this flight.

3.

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

4.

John Cicero flying his Duane Cole converted Taylorcraft Special-T. Seen over Sonoma County CA, it has six feet clipped off of each wing, an inverted oil and fuel system, and is powered by a 150 hp Lycoming O-320.

5.

Rob Gordon's 1941 N.A. AT-6A Texan, being flown by Bernie Vasquez with Philip Wallick in the back seat, over the Sonoma County hills outside of Santa Rosa, CA. This Texan was previously operated by the South African Air Force as 7656 and is a regular at the Pacific Coast Air Museum's Wings over Wine County Airshow each year.

6.

The Flying Bulls' beautifully restored Lockheed P-38L Lightning "N25Y", being flown by Nelson Ezell with Ladd Gardner in the back seat, during a flypast at Breckenridge, TX.

7.

Vought F4U-4 Corsair N6667 (BuNo 97259 c/n 9413) "Lancer Two" race #22 taxiing out during the 1968 Reno National Championship Air Races in Reno, NV. This aircraft is currently on display with the EAA in Oshkosh, WI.

8.

Ray Dieckman rounding pylon 2 in Dr. Robin Crandall's Hawker Sea Fury FB.11 "Sawbones" at the 2008 Reno National Championship Air Races in Reno, NV.

9.

The Foundation Dakota Norway's Douglas DC-3 (C-53D) "Dakota Norway" seen at the 2008 Flying Legends Airshow in Duxford, England.

10.

355th Fighter Wing (355 FW) Fairchild A-10A Thunderbolt II demonstration at the 2007 Reno National Championship Air Races in Reno, NV.

11.

An EVA Air Boeing 777-300ER landing on runway 28L at San Francisco International Airport.

12.

Robert "Hoot" Gibson rounding pylon 2 in Bob and Robin Miles' Aero Vodochody L-39C "Robin 1" at the 2008 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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