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DESKTOP WALLPAPERS - MARCH 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.

Lone Star Flight Museum’s North American B-25J Mitchell “Special Delivery”, being flown by Tom Gregory III and Doug Peoples, over Galveston, TX. Painted to commemorate the Doolittle Raiders, it honors the 80 brave men who flew 16 land-based B-25s off the USS Hornet in the first raid against the Japanese home islands.

2.

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

3.

Bill Lewallen flying his beautifully restored Pratt & Whitney R-1830-94 powered Yakolev Yak-11 "Maniyak" in the Arizona sky during a Warbird Digest photo shoot.

4.

The Cactus Air Force's North American OV-10A Bronco, in VMO-2 markings, being flown by Lee "Thumper" Griffin.

5.

Air Canada Vickers 757 Viscount CF-THL c/n 272 taxiing for departure at Victoria B.C. on August 14, 1972.

6.

The U.S. Forest Service and Cal Fire call upon Coulson Flying Tankers’ big Martin Mars for help from Sprout Lake near Port Alberni, British Columbia. The “Hawaii Mars” carries up to 7,200 gallons of water, and can stay aloft for five hours while working. Arriving on June 29th at Lake Shasta with its own ground support, fuel and equipment trucks, and a spotting plane (a turbo-powered Cessna U206G), the seaplane tanker spent a week on the “Shu Lightning Complex” fires.

7.

Flying over the Yolo County farmland, Ben Marsh leads with his Yak-52 while the aerobatic Panzl S-330 is flown by Allyson Parker Lauck, they both fly out of Solano County Airport (Nut Tree Airport).

8.

John Hickman flying his Bucker Jungmeister N133JH during the 2008 Cactus Fly-In at Casa Grande, AZ. The Jungmeister was the 2008 Grand Champion. The 51st annual Cactus Fly-In will be held on March 6 & 7, 2009.

9.

Dan Vance taking-off in the Hawker Sea Fury T.20 "September Pops" at the 2008 Reno National Championship Air Races in Reno, NV. This warbird is now owned by Rod Lewis and is based in San Antonio, TX.

10.

Earl Hibler flying his Glasair II STD "Baby Doll" (race 40) and Craig Sherman in his Glasair III (race 4) duelling it out as they round pylon #2 at the 2008 Reno National Championship Air Races in Reno, NV.

11.

On it's inaugural flight into the San Francisco Bay Area, Airship Ventures Zeppelin NT airship flies near Alcatraz Island, with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background. Based in one of the historic hangars at Moffett Field, it is flown by British pilot Katherine Board. AirshipVentures.com currently sells scenic rides around the bay area.

12.

Steven "Stevo" Hinton taking the clock in Daryl Bond's North American TF-51D Mustang "Lady Jo" during qualifying 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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