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DESKTOP WALLPAPERS - SEPTEMBER 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.

Mike Brown's Hawker Sea Fury FB.11 "September Fury" (Race 232) unlimited air racer, being test flown by Dennis Sanders, over Eagles Nest airport in Ione, CA. September Fury, along with others, will be racing at the 2008 National Championship Air Races in Reno, NV. on September 10 - 14, 2008.

2.

Nathan Davis's Midwest Texan Signature Restoration N.A. AT-6D Texan, being flown by Tim Savage with Greg Muir in the back seat, over Huntington, IN.

3.

Bob Button flying his N.A. P-51D Mustang "Voodoo" (Race 5) overhead Yolo County Airport west of Sacramento, CA.

4.

The Fighter Collection's rare Bell P-39Q Airacobra "Brooklyn Bum-2nd" taking off at the 2008 Flying Legends Airshow at Duxford Airfield, U.K.

5.

Ellsworth Getchell flying his Centaurus powered Hawker Sea Fury FB.11, with the Sanders family's Wright R-3350 powered Hawker Sea Fury FB.11 "Argonaut", being flown by Mark Watt, at the 2008 Thunder in the Sky Airshow in Auburn, CA.

6.

The Historic Aircraft Collection's rare Hawker Nimrod II, being flown by Howard Cook, during the 2008 Flying Legends Airshow at Duxford Airfield, U.K.

7.

Ray Dieckman landing in Robin Crandall's Hawker Sea Fury FB.11 "Southern Cross" (Race 71) at EAA AirVenture 2008 in Oshkosh, WI. This warbird is now named "Sawbones" and will be racing at the 2008 National Championship Air Races.

8.

Tom Camp demonstrating his Grumman FM-2 Wildcat "Air Biscuit" at the 2008 Planes of Fame Airshow in Chino, CA.

9.

Dan Martin taxiing out for some practice laps in Greg Costo's North American P-51D Mustang "Dago Red" (Race 4) during the 2008 Pylon Racing Seminar in Reno, NV.

10.

Jeffrey Lo rounding a pylon in his highly modified Pitts LR1 "Miss Gianna" (Race 13) on his way to a first place finish, at a average speed of 233.470 mph, in the Biplane Class Gold race at the 2007 Reno National Championship Air Races in Reno, NV.

11.

Langley AFB, VA based Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor taking off at EAA AirVenture 2008 in Oshkosh, WI.

12.

Tom A. Dwelle rounding pylon #2 in his N.A. Harvard Mk. II "Tinkertoy" (Race 7) on his way to a first place finish, at a average speed of 225.774 mph, in the T-6 Class Silver race 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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