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!
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!
This aircraft is feature filled! The feature list:
- 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)
CustomTail 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
Want to see the plane in action? Check out reviews and videos made by the community here!
TORQUESIM Pocket Rocket Specifications
|Thrust||715 eshp / 680 shp|
|Takeoff Distance||< 500 ft|
|Landing Distance||< 300 ft|
|Range @ High-Speed Cruise (Mach 0.595 / FL 250)||1310 NM|
|Range @ Economy Cruise (Mach 0.570 / FL 250)||1580 NM|
|Payload with Max Fuel||445 LBS|
|Fuel Capacity||1155 LBS|
|Empty Weight||955 / 1010 LBS (Tail/Retract)|
|Maximum Takeoff Weight||2600 LBS|
|Maximum Landing Weight||2500 LBS|
23 thoughts on “Pocket Rocket”
Pocket Rocket is my plane. Contact me if you need further details. BTW Pocket Rocket uses a Rolls Royce 250B17D engine with 430 HP Takeoff weight is 1000 lbs Vne 270 KTS. LAst summer I buste Mach .57 at 27.000 ft.
Hey Tom, glad you found the site. I was the one that contacted you several months ago. We had to make some creative decisions about where to go with the model due to little information and detailed pictures available online. There is a possibility of adding the feature to switch between the PT6 and the B17 in the future but we are currently limited by our simulator and time. We built this simulation from the ground up with the avionics and interior as If we bought this awesome airframe. I will get in touch with you about further details. Thanks for creating such an awesome aircraft.
how much the complete plane if I want to buy
This looks sensational! Also looking forward to the Draco and Turbulence. Have loved following Mike Patey’s development and achievements on YouTube, and look forward to putting them through the wringer myself! Keep up the good work!
Best – Eivind
hello everyone, I love all planes with a good turboprop like the draco, the PC-6 or the pocket rocket. Is it a possibility to transfert a plane for Xplane to FSX or it’s forbiden…
Thx for your answers and have a good flight.
These are for X-Plane 11 only, transferring to FSX would not be possible.
Is Pocket Rocket working in VR mode? Thanks
Antonio, Yes it is VR compatible.
My message was gone…?!
I asked How much does it cost with allison 17 B
And the capacity of the fuel tank is so huge (1155 lb) 192 gallons.?
Included Synthetic Vision mode?
Yes, synthetic vision is included with the Pocket Rocket!
Hi, is the operation of the circuit breakers modeled?, if no, at least, are the writings of the circuits sharp?
Yes, the circuit breakers are all functional and modeled!
How much does it cost with 250 b17 engine..
Fully loaded and building assistance
Hi Zaid, we only participate in the development of the simulated aircraft, not the real aircraft. Sorry to not be of more help.
I tried to contact mr. Thomas Dietrich. but failed.
He mentioned that the kit price is $44.95 but did not give the complete price.
I thought it would be easy to add up the full price.
Thnx any way
This plane (for the flight simulator) can be bought here: https://torques.im/prxa The actual aircraft is home-built and highly individualized, which we have no part in.
Does the GPWS work ?
The GPWS through Synthetic Vision and an obstacle database is implemented, but aural alerts are not simulated (at least yet)
Hello, what is the ICAO code for this aircraft please?
The ICAO, since this is an experimental aircraft, is ZZZZ
How do you get the tablet to turn on ? Also this pocket rocket is amazing !
The tablet will display AviTab, if the 3rd party freeware AviTab plugin is installed. AviTab can be found here.