Pocket Rocket 1.1.0 Update Released

We have released version 1.1.0 update for the Pocket Rocket. We have made this a very simple process! For those that purchase the Pocket Rocket from today forward, your purchased download will already be updated to version 1.1.0 for you.

How do I update?

1. Login to your X-Aviation account here: https://www.x-aviation.com/catalog/account_history.php

2. Find your original Pocket Rocket download and re-download the file. It will download as the latest version!
 
What’s New / Changed:

  • FEATURE: Environmental Control System
  • TWEAK: Updated FMOD with improved sounds
  • TWEAK: Additional decals added to cockpit to mimick regulated placards
  • TWEAK: Added JET-A icons to exterior
  • TWEAK: Revised Particle Effects
  • TWEAK: Added window seal texture
  • TWEAK: Added vents to the cabin

As always, thanks for being a customer of TorqueSim and X-Aviation. We appreciate your feedback and support!


Enjoy these latest updates, and stay tuned to the forum and our discord as we continually announce the latest happenings.

Pocket Rocket 1.0.2 Update Released

We have released the version 1.0.2 update for the Pocket Rocket. We have made this a very simple process! For those that purchase the Pocket Rocket from today forward, your purchased download will already be updated to version 1.0.2 for you.

How do I update?

1. Login to your X-Aviation account here: https://www.x-aviation.com/catalog/account_history.php

2. Find your original Pocket Rocket download and re-download the file. It will download as the latest version!
 
What’s New / Changed:

  • FEATURE: FMOD revamped to sound even better! 
  • FEATURE: New “Mustang” livery included 
  • FEATURE: Optimizations throughout to improve performance 
  • BUG FIX: VR graphical artifacts should no longer appear with synthetic vision 
  • BUG FIX: Strobe spill on fuselage addressed 
  • BUG FIX: Sharp seams on glareshield addressed 
  • BUG FIX: Missing oxygen gauge glass added 
  • BUG FIX: G1000 MFD buttons getting stuck addressed 
  • BUG FIX: G1000 KG totalizer issues fixed 
  • TWEAK: Prop animation and disk tweaked to appear better 
  • TWEAK: Bushing added to tailwheel variant main gear 
  • TWEAK: PBR retouched 
  • TWEAK: Particle effects adjusted 
  • TWEAK: Additional 3D and texture touchups 
  • TWEAK: Inertial separator annunciator added

As always, thanks for being a customer of TorqueSim and X-Aviation. We appreciate your feedback and support!


Enjoy these latest updates, and stay tuned to the forum and our discord as we continually announce the latest happenings.

Pocket Rocket 1.0.1 Update Released

We have released the version 1.0.1 update for the Pocket Rocket. We have made this a very simple process! For those that purchase the Pocket Rocket from today forward, your purchased download will already be updated to version 1.0.1 for you.

How do I update?

1. Login to your X-Aviation account here: https://www.x-aviation.com/catalog/account_history.php

2. Find your original Pocket Rocket download and re-download the file. It will download as the latest version!
 
What’s New / Changed:

  • New Beacon Light object
  • New Cabin Light object
  • G1000 Engine/System Page ITT scaling fixed
  • G1000 Fuel Quantity metric units based on load manager setting
  • Checklist state tracker adjusted
  • Flap overspeed settings adjusted
  • ITT tuned
  • fmod volume fix & tuning
  • Aircraft menu drag handles improved
  • Igniter sensitivity reduced
  • Random failures should be less frequent
  • Negative fuel weights prevented on load manager
  • Added “-” button for custom tail numbers with hyphens in the tail number interface
  • Oxygen refill button added to aircraft menu
  • G5 auto off enabled
  • Auto Transponder swap to ALT mode to mimic G1000
  • Synthetic vision failure with no AHRS overlapping on G5 fixed
  • Yaw Damper improved
  • G1000 Bezel-less popups added (afm/pr/cmd/popup/PFD_NOBEZEL /MFD_NOBEZEL)
  • Aileron flutter on autopilot addressed

As always, thanks for being a customer of TorqueSim and X-Aviation. We appreciate your feedback and support!


Enjoy these latest updates, and stay tuned to the forum and our discord as we continually announce the latest happenings.

The Pocket Rocket has Landed!

The Pocket Rocket by TorqueSim has been released – Get it now from X-Aviation!

The result of months of development, this aircraft is the perfect addition to any X-Plane hangar!

A highly detailed simulation of a PT-6 equipped Pocket Rocket originally inspired by Thomas Dietrich. This aircraft comes with a simulated G1000 that gets its internal Synthetic Vision code from the infamous Hot Start TBM 900, includes a simulated Garmin G5, numerous liveries and a maintenance and failure simulation. FMOD sounds are also included to give you that extra edge! 

Highlighted Features

  • Retractable Tricycle Gear Variant and Fixed Tailwheel Variants 
  • Highly detailed 3D model
  • Full PBR 4K Texturing
  • Custom Systems, including:
     • Fully custom electrical system
     • Custom engine start system
     • Custom fuel manager
     • Custom lighting
  • Customized G1000 with:
     • Custom Engine parameter sidebars
     • Custom annunciators
     • Integrated checklists
     • Synthetic Vision – licensed from HotStart
  • Custom G5 Backup Attitude Indicator (PFD only)
  • Custom Tail Number config utility
  • High-fidelity FMOD sound pack
  • Maintenance and Failure simulation
  • Custom Load Manager
  • Persistent systems
  • Fully custom C++ Plugin using the X-Plane SDK
  • Includes 11 liveries, a Blank Livery & Paint-kit

The Pocket Rocket is Cleared to Land!

TorqueSim and X-Aviation are excited to announce the release of the Pocket Rocket will be this weekend!

The Pocket Rocket will be available starting midnight Saturday morning (Eastern Time Zone) exclusively on X-Aviation. The price will be announced soon.

The Pocket Rocket is a lightweight, PT6 powered beast! We have modeled two variants: a retractable-tricycle configuration and a fixed tailwheel version. Both have empty weights of near 1,000 pounds and are equipped with the 715 ESHP PT6A-28 engine. With the equipped Oxygen system, you can take this plane to FL250 and cruise for hours! In the retract version, cruise speeds of up to Mach 0.6 can be reached!

Features:

  • Retractable Tricycle Gear Variant and Fixed Tailwheel Variants
  • Highly detailed 3D model
  • Full PBR 4K Texturing
  • Custom Systems, including:
    • Fully custom electrical system
    • Custom engine start system
    • Custom fuel manager
    • Custom lighting
  • Customized G1000 with:
    • Custom Engine parameter sidebars
    • Custom annunciators
    • Integrated checklists
    • Synthetic Vision – licensed from HotStart
  • Custom G5 Backup Attitude Indicator (PFD only)
  • Custom Tail Number config utility
  • High-fidelity FMOD sound pack
  • Maintenance and Failure simulation
  • Custom Load Manager
  • Persistent systems
  • Fully custom C++ Plugin using the X-Plane SDK
  • Includes 11 liveries, a Blank Livery & Paint-kit

The Pocket Rocket will be available starting midnight Saturday morning (Eastern Time Zone) exclusively on X-Aviation. The price will be announced soon.

In Development: The Pocket Rocket

1000 lbs empty weight. 715 ESHP engine. This plane is insane – and coming soon to X-Plane 11!

This aircraft, for the X-Plane 11 flight simulator, will feature a fully simulated electrical system, oxygen system, LR G1000 suite with highly detailed/customized G1000 aspects, AFM programmed G5 avionics backup, PT6A-28, accurate PT6 sounds using FMOD gathered by the team, custom weather effects including animated rain and ice on the windscreen as well as ice on the leading edge surfaces and wings that build up the longer you fly in poor icing conditions, highly detailed 3d exterior model, interior and full use of PBR materials. An official list of everything will be released before it hits the store.

Please enjoy these renders, for now, we will keep updating images and more both on this blog, the Pocket Rocket page, our Facebook Group, the AFM Discord, and various forums. This aircraft should be ready for your hangars quite soon!