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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 95 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (708 motors didn't fit, 8 motors failed safety checks). 101 motor had thrust curves available and 197 flight simulations were performed. Browse the motors that did and didn't work right here or download the results as a spreadsheet.

The Rocket

Rocket Name:   AT Arreaux
Owner: John Metcalf
Body Diameter: 1.90in
Dry Weight: 13.3oz
MMT Diameter: 29.0mm
MMT Length: 12.00in
CD: 0.75
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Motors That Work

These motors fit your rocket and appear to have enough thrust to lift it safely. If thrust curves are available, a quick simulation has been run to give a rough idea of the performance of your rocket on this motor. We encourage you to run a more complete simulation with any motor you plan to use; see the simulators page for more info.

  Motor Weight Launch Velocity Accel Altitude Time Delay
OK AeroTech E23 17.0oz 57ft/s 184ft/s 7.1G 584ft 6.3s 5s
OK Cesaroni F36 17.0oz 60ft/s 260ft/s 15.8G 803ft 7.0s 6s
OK AeroTech F37 17.2oz 54ft/s 275ft/s 8.7G 981ft 7.8s 6s
OK AeroTech F27 16.1oz 54ft/s 261ft/s 7.0G 1,010ft 8.0s 6s
OK Cesaroni F36 16.9oz 58ft/s 296ft/s 8.2G 1,043ft 7.9s 6s
OK Cesaroni F32 17.1oz 52ft/s 286ft/s 8.3G 1,046ft 8.1s 6s
OK Cesaroni F29 17.0oz 50ft/s 283ft/s 6.0G 1,077ft 8.3s 6s
OK AeroTech F62 17.1oz 73ft/s 322ft/s 12.4G 1,090ft 7.9s 7s
OK AeroTech F23 16.2oz 60ft/s 275ft/s 9.8G 1,099ft 8.2s 6s
OK Cesaroni F120 17.0oz 107ft/s 363ft/s 29.4G 1,138ft 7.8s 7s
OK Cesaroni F31 16.9oz 53ft/s 309ft/s 10.9G 1,147ft 8.4s 7s
OK Cesaroni F59 16.8oz 77ft/s 349ft/s 14.1G 1,184ft 8.1s 7s
OK AeroTech F42 16.0oz 79ft/s 332ft/s 14.5G 1,195ft 8.2s 7s
OK AeroTech F20 16.1oz 61ft/s 294ft/s 9.7G 1,228ft 8.6s 6s
OK AeroTech F26 16.9oz 55ft/s 308ft/s 7.1G 1,306ft 9.0s 6s
OK AeroTech F67 16.1oz 91ft/s 398ft/s 18.2G 1,326ft 8.3s 7s
OK AeroTech F50 16.3oz 79ft/s 410ft/s 15.0G 1,474ft 8.8s 7s
OK AeroTech F52 17.6oz 82ft/s 398ft/s 15.2G 1,508ft 9.0s 8s
OK AeroTech F25 16.5oz 69ft/s 350ft/s 11.6G 1,533ft 9.3s 7s
OK AeroTech F40 17.8oz 74ft/s 387ft/s 12.8G 1,617ft 9.4s 7s
OK Estes F50 16.3oz 82ft/s 447ft/s 16.3G 1,650ft 9.1s 8s
OK AeroTech G54 18.1oz 77ft/s 428ft/s 15.2G 1,652ft 9.4s 8s
OK Cesaroni G88 18.7oz 85ft/s 478ft/s 21.5G 1,683ft 9.2s 8s
OK AeroTech G104 18.1oz 102ft/s 487ft/s 23.2G 1,724ft 9.2s 8s
OK AeroTech G74 16.4oz 87ft/s 527ft/s 18.8G 1,805ft 9.4s 8s
OK AeroTech G38 17.7oz 63ft/s 408ft/s 9.7G 1,816ft 10.0s 7s
OK AeroTech G53 18.4oz 83ft/s 453ft/s 15.9G 1,852ft 9.8s 8s
OK Cesaroni G80 18.4oz 82ft/s 528ft/s 18.3G 1,900ft 9.7s 9s
OK AeroTech G77 19.1oz 74ft/s 540ft/s 15.8G 2,015ft 10.0s 9s
OK Estes G40 17.6oz 75ft/s 477ft/s 13.9G 2,049ft 10.1s 8s
OK AeroTech G40 17.6oz 75ft/s 476ft/s 13.9G 2,050ft 10.2s 8s
OK AeroTech G77 17.6oz 79ft/s 584ft/s 18.8G 2,052ft 9.9s 9s
OK AeroTech G79 18.8oz 83ft/s 560ft/s 17.9G 2,105ft 10.1s 9s
OK AeroTech G72 17.9oz 76ft/s 590ft/s 19.1G 2,106ft 10.1s 9s
OK Cesaroni G83 18.4oz 88ft/s 571ft/s 18.6G 2,122ft 10.1s 9s
OK Cesaroni G250 18.3oz 138ft/s 677ft/s 56.4G 2,123ft 9.7s 9s
OK AeroTech G79 17.7oz 72ft/s 565ft/s 15.3G 2,143ft 10.2s 8s
OK Cesaroni G68 18.8oz 76ft/s 545ft/s 16.6G 2,144ft 10.3s 9s
OK Cesaroni G57 18.4oz 78ft/s 523ft/s 16.2G 2,180ft 10.4s 8s
OK Cesaroni G126 18.4oz 106ft/s 653ft/s 30.1G 2,246ft 10.0s 9s
OK AeroTech G76 18.5oz 106ft/s 554ft/s 28.4G 2,249ft 10.2s 8s
OK AeroTech G75 18.0oz 92ft/s 631ft/s 19.9G 2,255ft 10.1s 9s
OK Cesaroni G131 20.4oz 103ft/s 659ft/s 25.2G 2,313ft 10.3s 9s
OK AeroTech G64 18.6oz 94ft/s 547ft/s 19.9G 2,319ft 10.4s 8s
OK AeroTech G78 17.7oz 86ft/s 644ft/s 19.5G 2,375ft 10.3s 9s
OK AeroTech G125 17.7oz 104ft/s 728ft/s 29.1G 2,385ft 10.1s 9s
OK AeroTech G25 17.6oz 55ft/s 439ft/s 7.7G 2,461ft 11.6s 7s
OK AeroTech G80 17.8oz 92ft/s 662ft/s 20.0G 2,479ft 10.5s 9s
OK Cesaroni G106 19.9oz 83ft/s 702ft/s 22.8G 2,546ft 10.7s 9s
OK KBA G135 21.3oz 92ft/s 723ft/s 25.5G 2,594ft 10.8s 10s
OK KBA G82 21.4oz 71ft/s 641ft/s 15.1G 2,615ft 11.2s 9s
OK AeroTech G75 21.5oz 71ft/s 641ft/s 12.2G 2,749ft 11.5s 9s
OK AeroTech H165 20.4oz 115ft/s 820ft/s 32.9G 2,793ft 10.8s 10s
OK Cesaroni H410 19.7oz 182ft/s 961ft/s 96.0G 2,810ft 10.5s 10s
OK Cesaroni H175 22.0oz 113ft/s 827ft/s 35.8G 2,813ft 10.9s 10s
OK Cesaroni G125 20.2oz 103ft/s 785ft/s 27.9G 2,818ft 10.9s 10s
OK Cesaroni G33 20.2oz 50ft/s 498ft/s 9.3G 2,831ft 12.6s 8s
OK Cesaroni G118 19.9oz 100ft/s 783ft/s 27.2G 2,839ft 11.0s 10s
OK Cesaroni H133 20.0oz 109ft/s 801ft/s 33.5G 2,874ft 11.0s 10s
OK Cesaroni H163 19.9oz 114ft/s 859ft/s 38.3G 2,894ft 10.9s 10s
OK AeroTech G138 18.5oz 103ft/s 917ft/s 31.7G 2,916ft 10.8s 10s
OK AeroTech H238 20.2oz 132ft/s 885ft/s 41.3G 2,931ft 10.9s 10s
OK AeroTech H128 20.6oz 111ft/s 832ft/s 31.1G 2,935ft 11.0s 10s
OK Cesaroni H90 19.0oz 97ft/s 765ft/s 28.3G 2,960ft 11.1s 9s
OK Cesaroni G54 20.1oz 96ft/s 598ft/s 20.7G 2,979ft 11.6s 9s
OK Cesaroni H87 20.5oz 87ft/s 743ft/s 21.5G 3,000ft 11.5s 10s
OK Cesaroni H123 21.3oz 96ft/s 820ft/s 22.6G 3,010ft 11.3s 10s
OK AeroTech H115 20.5oz 94ft/s 826ft/s 20.8G 3,035ft 11.2s 10s
OK Cesaroni H54 20.7oz 81ft/s 612ft/s 16.6G 3,101ft 12.0s 9s
OK Cesaroni H118 21.5oz 105ft/s 818ft/s 27.5G 3,149ft 11.5s 10s
OK AeroTech H97 23.1oz 82ft/s 768ft/s 16.3G 3,152ft 11.8s 10s
OK Cesaroni H237 23.7oz 128ft/s 973ft/s 42.2G 3,209ft 11.3s 10s
OK AeroTech H220 22.1oz 139ft/s 975ft/s 49.0G 3,260ft 11.3s 10s
OK AeroTech H210 22.0oz 123ft/s 993ft/s 41.4G 3,313ft 11.4s 10s
OK Cesaroni H151 21.7oz 110ft/s 920ft/s 32.8G 3,331ft 11.5s 10s
OK AeroTech H182 20.6oz 108ft/s 1,055ft/s 32.2G 3,388ft 11.3s 10s
OK Cesaroni H170 21.5oz 123ft/s 979ft/s 38.8G 3,422ft 11.5s 10s
OK Cesaroni H42 21.8oz 57ft/s 598ft/s 11.3G 3,430ft 13.2s 9s
OK Cesaroni H160 22.9oz 111ft/s 966ft/s 28.2G 3,453ft 11.7s 10s
OK KBA H130 38.3oz 84ft/s 642ft/s 19.7G 3,458ft 13.3s 11s
OK Cesaroni H135 22.2oz 103ft/s 921ft/s 25.9G 3,468ft 11.8s 10s
OK AeroTech H180 22.2oz 125ft/s 1,015ft/s 40.7G 3,470ft 11.5s 10s
OK AeroTech H250 22.3oz 144ft/s 1,076ft/s 51.7G 3,491ft 11.5s 11s
OK AeroTech H195 20.2oz 137ft/s 1,131ft/s 44.2G 3,533ft 11.3s 10s
OK AeroTech H169 20.4oz 128ft/s 1,035ft/s 40.5G 3,555ft 11.4s 10s
OK KBA H225 24.4oz 106ft/s 1,063ft/s 38.8G 3,644ft 12.0s 11s
OK AeroTech H135 20.8oz 98ft/s 930ft/s 25.7G 3,700ft 12.0s 10s
OK Cesaroni H194 23.3oz 123ft/s 1,070ft/s 42.6G 3,760ft 11.9s 11s
OK Cesaroni H200 23.0oz 130ft/s 1,086ft/s 44.6G 3,810ft 11.9s 11s
OK Cesaroni H255 21.5oz 160ft/s 1,229ft/s 62.1G 3,862ft 11.7s 11s
OK Cesaroni H53 23.4oz 67ft/s 704ft/s 13.4G 3,961ft 13.5s 9s
OK Cesaroni H140 23.1oz 119ft/s 1,006ft/s 37.3G 3,989ft 12.2s 10s
OK AeroTech I205 24.4oz 133ft/s 1,255ft/s 52.7G 4,432ft 12.3s 10s
warningsD Estes F26 16.9oz 6:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsD Estes G80 17.8oz 16:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)

D No simulation data found for this motor.

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Motors That Fail

These motors fit your rocket, but failed one safety check or another. They may actually work, but you should use them only with caution. We encourage you to run a more complete simulation to verify flight safety; see the simulators page for more info.

  Motor Reason
failedG Estes E16 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/s)
failedG AeroTech E16 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG Estes F15 speed at end of launch guide too slow (40ft/s)
failedG AeroTech F22 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG Apogee F10 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G8 speed at end of launch guide too slow (21ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G11 speed at end of launch guide too slow (44ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G12 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)

G These simulations were run with a launch guide length of 7ft (rod, rail or tower). If this is not correct, launch guide lengths can be specified for your saved rockets. (The minimum velocity required is approximately 15m/s or 50ft/s.)

Download the Results

The data is presented in a compact form in the tables above, broken down by motors that worked and those that did not. If you would like to analyze the data further, this section provides download links for files in a generic spreadsheet format (comma-separated value, or CSV) that can be opened with almost any spreadsheet program.

CSV Excel   Download full details of the simulation runs with the various motors:
that worked, that failed, or all of them.
RockSim   Download the list of motors that fit your rocket into a batch for use with SMARTSim. (See the Simulators page for more info.)

You should download these files to your machine and then open them. Normally, clicking the link will prompt you to do this. However, if your browser insists on opening the file as plain text, you can right-click (control-click on the Mac) on the link and chose Save File As (or similar).

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