Project Open Sky Releases Bombardier CRJ 700

Project Open Sky would like to announce the release of the much-anticipated, and one of our longest running project, CRJ700 V3.

Development spanned over 4 years since our first decision was made to develop this aircraft. This project evolved from V1 to V2 (both not released), and from V2 to what is now version 3. Version 3 incorporates the latest XML animation control system as seen on our 777 V2 series. Also featured is the Lektro™ pushback truck.

We hope that you will all enjoy our work.

Model Builder:

  • Hiroshi Igami
  • Nick Wilkinson
  • And with support of Posky members

FDE Designer:

  • Brandon D Henry

Master Painter:

  • Dickson Chan
  • Gary Hayes

Sound Package:

  • Emil Serafino

Technical Resources:

  • Justin Lamb
  • Brian Kircher
  • Stephan Kruse
  • Benjamin Fluth
  • Lamar Williams

This project would not possible without the wonderful support provided by the above public forum members. They have provided wonderful insight, knowledge and detailed photographs of the CRJ700 and for their feedback, the Project Open Sky team sincerely wish to thank them for their contribution.

Additional Information:

These include Frontier Horizon (Jet Express) animal tails, Horizon special color schemes, American Eagle, United Express, Delta Connection, Lufthansa Regional.

A simple aircraft manual will be available next week. This will have performance data such as typical takeoff thrust settings, actual landing distance, FAA certified airspeed limits and simplified V-speed data cards.

The public paint kit (if all goes according to plan) will be released by 21st September Sunday 1200 UTC.

Liveries currently available (14):

  • Brit Air x3
  • Lufthansa
  • United Express SkyWest Airlines old color
  • Fronteir JetExpress (Elk, Racoon, Eagle, Wolf) x4
  • Horizon Airlines "College Teams" CRJ-700 x4
  • American Eagle

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Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens

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