Short Take Off ... Quick Climb .... Fast Cruise Speed

Rocket Specifications

  Standard 231 305 Rocket
Engine model Continental TSIO-360-GB Continental TSIO-520-NB
Horsepower 210 hp 305 hp
Propeller 74" McCauley 2-blade 76.5" McCauley 3-blade
Max. takeoff weight 2,900 lbs 3,200 lbs
Max. landing weight 2,900 lbs 3,040 lbs
Standard empty weight 1,860 lbs 2,068 lbs
Max. useful load 1,040 lbs 1,132 lbs
Wing loading 16.6 lbs/ft 19.15 lbs/ft
Power loading 13.8 lbs/hp 10.5 lbs/hp
Stall speed 60 kts 61 kts
Service ceiling 24,000 ft 24,000 ft
Max. rate of climb 1,080 ft/min 1,550 ft/min
Max. level speed (kts) 198 kts 240 kts
Cruise speed (kts) 77.5% 188 kts 230 kts
Takeoff over 50 ft obstacle 1,500 ft 1,200 ft