Pocket Rocket

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)
  • 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

Want to see the plane in action? Check out reviews and videos made by the community here!

TORQUESIM Pocket Rocket Specifications

Thrust715 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
Service CeilingFL250
Payload with Max Fuel445 LBS
Fuel Capacity1155 LBS
Empty Weight955 / 1010 LBS (Tail/Retract)
Maximum Takeoff Weight2600 LBS
Maximum Landing Weight2500 LBS

Included Liveries (see more here)

23 thoughts on “Pocket Rocket”

  1. 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.
    Greetings Tom

    1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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.

      1. 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.?

  4. Hi, is the operation of the circuit breakers modeled?, if no, at least, are the writings of the circuits sharp?

      1. Hi cooper,
        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

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