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DESKTOP WALLPAPERS - JULY 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.

Bill "Tiger" Destefani's highly modified N.A. P-51D Mustang racer "Strega", being flown by Steven "Stevo" Hinton, at the 2008 Planes of Fame Airshow in Chino, CA. This, along with many other extraordinary pictures, will be included in the upcoming book "Maximum Performance - The History of the P-51 Racing Mustang."

2.

Steve Craig's N.A. P-51D Mustang (CA-18 Mk.21) "Flying Dutchman", being flown by Mark Watt, at the 2007 Planes of Fame Airshow in Chino, CA.

3.

Dan Vance flying the Sanders family's Hawker Sea Fury T.20 "Dreadnought", with Daryl Bond in the back seat, climbing out from Eagles Nest airport at Ione, CA enroute to the 2008 Planes of Fame Airshow in Chino, CA.

4.

Rick Sharpe flying his Douglas AD-4NA Skyraider "Marlene - Uncle Ho's Nightmare" over the Texas oil fields at the 2007 FINA-CAF Airshow in Midland, TX. This year's event will be held on September 20 - 21, 2008.

5.

The Silver Wings Wingwalking Team's Boeing Stearman, flown by Hartley Folstad, performs a patriotic flypast at the 2008 Planes of Fame Airshow in Chino, CA with wingwalker Margaret Stivers saluting the crowd from on top of the wing.

6.

Chuck Wentworth flying his beautiful Goodyear FG-1D Corsair during the 2008 Minter Field Airshow in Bakersfield, CA as seen from Eric Presten's Piper Clipper.

7.

Maurice Hammond's N.A. P-51D Mustang "Janie" and Rob Davies N.A. P-51D Mustang (CA-18) "Big Beautiful Doll" at the 2002 Flying Legends Airshow in Duxford, U.K. This year's event will be held on July 12 - 13, 2008.

8.

Bob Wagner circling the United States Flag, being flown by The Liberty Parachute Team, in his 1929 Waco Model CTO Taperwing during the opening ceremonies at EAA AirVenture 2007. This year's event will be held from July 28 - August 3, 2008.

9.

Tom Freidkin's rare Vickers Supermarine Spitfire F Mk. XIVc SM832, being flown by John Maloney, at the 2008 Planes of Fame Airshow in Chino, CA.

10.

A 173rd Fighter Wing F-15D "Eagle" from Kingsley Field Oregon performs at the 2007 National Championship Air Races in Reno, NV. This year's Air Races and Airshow will be held on September 10 - 14, 2008.

11.

An Air Canada A330-300 on final for runway 24R at Toronto's LBPIA.

12.

Paul Draper's magnificent Stinson L-5E Sentinel "Gracie" taxiing at the 2006 Thunder Over Michigan Airshow in Yipsilanti, MI. This year's event will be held on August 9 - 10, 2008.
 

 

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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