Come melt your face off with our latest jet engine addition to SimpleRockets 2. Put the throttle lever to the metal, and fulfill your need for speed. Full release notes can be found here.

Here's a new trailer showing them off:

We really went all out on these. I hit the textbooks and learned about the thermodynamics of jet engines, (which are fascinating, btw) and Kevin created detailed, modular jet engine models. In the end, we have a highly procedural jet engine part that can be used to create anything from old-style turbojets to new low-bypass military turbofans to high-bypass civilian airliner engines.

You can also tweak several visual aspects of the engine, including the shroud style, length, and curvature. Cycle through the available nozzle styles, fan styles, and inlet cones. Here's a quick GIF showing some of the features:

You can tweak the size, bypass ratio, compression ratio, and afterburner and see how it affects the performance. The designer has some extra tools to help analyze performance at different altitudes and airspeeds:

Jet engines need air to breathe, so the new inlet part helps to make sure your jet engines are getting enough air. If you connect an inlet directly to a jet engine, it will only provide air to that engine. If you connect an inlet somewhere else on your craft, it will provide air to any jet engines that don't have sufficient airflow. If you're curious about how your engines are doing, you can click on them during flight and check their Inlet Efficiency to ensure they are getting enough air.

Of course, the fun doesn't stop there. Kevin built two new stock airplanes to show off the new jet engines.

They are a blast to fly and it's fun to watch the new jet engines in action. Don't forget to turn on the new heat distortion particle effects for maximum enjoyment.


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    100 czenon1

    @AndrewGarrison coool 😎Thanks.

    2 months ago
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    i just realized how freaking american this trailer is

    +2 3 months ago
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    @enemyofgod666
    What do you mean is not what you expected?
    It's every thing you could wish for and more. it's much better than that game that I can't even remember it's name. No hate great game loved it and still do until...

    +2 3 months ago
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    102 QuickNils

    AMAZING

    +1 3 months ago
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    Bloody hell thats cool

    +2 3 months ago
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    @AndrewGarrison please Andrew garrison create new turbines with better flames, invest a little more time in simpleplanes because simplerockets is not what I expected ...

    3 months ago
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    0 MrGold

    Maybe you will add same settings for rocket engines? It will be very cool)

    +1 3 months ago
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    100 Brields95

    @AndrewGarrison can you add the inlet angle option from Simpleplanes?

    +4 3 months ago
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    @TheMaffinMan
    Yes anytime this year

    +1 3 months ago
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    Any idea for a release date on mobile?

    3 months ago
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    100 AtlasSP

    Nice!

    3 months ago
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    310 swope

    @AndrewGarrison - maybe "overall pressure ratio" could be added to the analysis panel as an output.

    3 months ago
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    @swope compression ratio is the compressor's exit pressure divided by the compressor input pressure. The overall pressure is 1.5 * CompressionRatio because the bypass fan has a fan pressure ratio of 1.5.

    +2 3 months ago
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    @czenon1 @mjdfx150529 yep, I agree we need better landing gear. @HellFireKoder is working on those.

    3 months ago
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    @CRJ900Pilot lol, yep we put procedural jet engines in the rocket game instead of the plane game. Before this update, SP players mostly wanted tank parts in the plane game. Never judge a book by its cover! And when it comes to Jundroo games, never judge a game by its name...

    +5 3 months ago
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    @Gameboy21 these are just marketing techniques to get you to buy or upgrade to SimpleRockets2
    Or the devs really enjoyed their selves making this one

    3 months ago
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    310 swope

    Is "compression ratio" in the engine settings synonymous with "overall pressure ratio" or is it meant to be only input to the exit of the compressor?

    3 months ago
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    100 Gameboy21

    Is there going to be a SimplePlanes 2? Considering how large of a gap in terms of well, everything of how good SR 2 is compared to SP.

    3 months ago
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    5,506 Kell

    @ZeDaru57 The runway is 2000m long.

    3 months ago
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    100 ZeDaru57

    I kinda feel like the devs should stretch the runway more... :))

    +5 3 months ago
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    100 SkiClad

    @mjdfx150529 back to the multiplayer mod in sp i go :')

    3 months ago
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    5,506 Kell

    @SkiClad It won’t happen. This game wasn’t designed for it.

    +2 3 months ago
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    100 SkiClad

    Will Simplerockets 2 have small servers 10 -20 players max, and server part limit builds on multiplayer?

    I could imagine dogfight servers, mech battle, even a flight sim server :)

    3 months ago
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    Any word on the mobile port?

    3 months ago
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    I have no idea what those words mean but it looks cool!

    +2 3 months ago
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