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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 98 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (681 motors didn't fit, 15 motors failed safety checks). 111 motor had thrust curves available and 219 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:   H-Bomb
Owner: Ross Ohmen
Body Diameter: 3.0cm
Dry Weight: 12.0oz
MMT Diameter: 29.0mm
MMT Length: 41.0cm
CD: 0.40

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 Cesaroni F36 15.7oz 15m/s 90m/s 17.2G 398m 9.2s 8s
OK AeroTech F62 15.9oz 18m/s 112m/s 13.7G 576m 10.9s 10s
OK AeroTech F23 14.9oz 15m/s 103m/s 10.7G 579m 11.2s 9s
OK Cesaroni F120 15.8oz 26m/s 123m/s 32.6G 622m 11.0s 11s
OK Cesaroni F59 15.5oz 20m/s 122m/s 15.4G 649m 11.5s 11s
OK AeroTech F42 14.7oz 21m/s 120m/s 15.8G 665m 11.6s 10s
OK AeroTech F20 14.9oz 16m/s 111m/s 10.7G 671m 11.9s 9s
OK AeroTech F67 14.9oz 23m/s 140m/s 20.2G 782m 12.3s 11s
OK AeroTech F52 16.3oz 21m/s 144m/s 16.5G 882m 13.2s 12s
OK AeroTech F50 15.0oz 20m/s 149m/s 16.4G 893m 13.2s 12s
OK AeroTech F25 15.2oz 19m/s 135m/s 12.6G 900m 13.5s 11s
OK AeroTech F40 16.5oz 18m/s 145m/s 13.9G 954m 13.9s 12s
OK AeroTech G54 16.9oz 20m/s 156m/s 16.6G 996m 14.0s 12s
OK Cesaroni G88 17.4oz 21m/s 168m/s 23.2G 1,038m 14.0s 13s
warningsW Estes F50 15.0oz 21m/s 166m/s 18.2G 1,050m 14.1s 13s
OK AeroTech G104 16.8oz 26m/s 172m/s 25.0G 1,080m 14.2s 13s
OK AeroTech G38 16.5oz 16m/s 159m/s 10.5G 1,112m 15.0s 12s
OK AeroTech G53 17.2oz 21m/s 170m/s 17.2G 1,160m 14.9s 13s
OK AeroTech G74 15.1oz 21m/s 191m/s 21.3G 1,205m 14.9s 14s
OK Cesaroni G80 17.1oz 21m/s 188m/s 19.8G 1,227m 15.1s 14s
OK AeroTech G77 17.9oz 18m/s 194m/s 18.5G 1,309m 15.7s 14s
warningsW Estes G40 16.4oz 20m/s 187m/s 15.1G 1,342m 15.9s 14s
OK AeroTech G40 16.4oz 20m/s 187m/s 15.1G 1,342m 15.9s 14s
OK AeroTech G79 17.6oz 20m/s 205m/s 20.1G 1,408m 16.1s 15s
OK AeroTech G77 16.4oz 20m/s 214m/s 21.9G 1,418m 16.0s 15s
OK Cesaroni G68 17.5oz 20m/s 203m/s 17.9G 1,420m 16.3s 15s
OK Cesaroni G83 17.2oz 22m/s 209m/s 20.0G 1,430m 16.1s 15s
OK Cesaroni G57 17.2oz 21m/s 201m/s 17.5G 1,444m 16.4s 15s
OK AeroTech G79 16.4oz 18m/s 214m/s 17.6G 1,474m 16.4s 15s
OK Cesaroni G250 17.0oz 34m/s 232m/s 62.7G 1,502m 16.1s 16s
OK AeroTech G76 17.2oz 28m/s 212m/s 30.6G 1,536m 16.5s 15s
OK AeroTech G64 17.4oz 23m/s 211m/s 21.5G 1,577m 16.8s 14s
OK Cesaroni G126 17.2oz 27m/s 234m/s 32.4G 1,583m 16.6s 16s
OK Cesaroni G131 19.1oz 24m/s 233m/s 30.8G 1,606m 16.8s 16s
OK AeroTech G75 16.7oz 21m/s 233m/s 20.8G 1,655m 17.0s 15s
OK AeroTech G78 16.4oz 21m/s 244m/s 21.7G 1,715m 17.2s 16s
OK AeroTech G125 16.4oz 26m/s 265m/s 34.5G 1,776m 17.3s 16s
OK KBA G82 20.2oz 18m/s 238m/s 18.4G 1,801m 18.1s 16s
OK AeroTech G80 16.6oz 23m/s 254m/s 21.9G 1,814m 17.6s 16s
OK Cesaroni G106 18.6oz 22m/s 256m/s 24.4G 1,826m 17.9s 17s
OK KBA G135 20.0oz 22m/s 256m/s 29.3G 1,841m 17.9s 17s
OK AeroTech G75 20.3oz 18m/s 247m/s 14.1G 1,915m 18.6s 16s
OK KBA H130 37.0oz 22m/s 223m/s 20.4G 2,025m 19.8s 18s
OK Cesaroni H175 20.8oz 28m/s 293m/s 45.6G 2,107m 18.7s 18s
OK Cesaroni G125 18.9oz 26m/s 292m/s 29.8G 2,116m 18.7s 17s
OK Cesaroni G54 18.8oz 23m/s 250m/s 22.2G 2,119m 19.2s 16s
OK AeroTech H165 19.2oz 28m/s 298m/s 36.6G 2,121m 18.6s 18s
OK Cesaroni G118 18.7oz 24m/s 293m/s 29.1G 2,133m 18.8s 17s
OK Cesaroni H133 18.7oz 27m/s 299m/s 35.9G 2,179m 18.9s 18s
OK Cesaroni H54 19.4oz 22m/s 258m/s 17.7G 2,200m 19.7s 16s
OK Cesaroni H87 19.3oz 21m/s 293m/s 23.0G 2,230m 19.4s 18s
OK Cesaroni H163 18.6oz 31m/s 314m/s 41.0G 2,237m 19.0s 18s
OK Cesaroni H410 18.5oz 46m/s 332m/s 106.6G 2,240m 18.7s 18s
OK AeroTech H128 19.3oz 27m/s 310m/s 33.9G 2,246m 19.1s 18s
OK Cesaroni H90 17.8oz 25m/s 305m/s 30.4G 2,255m 19.2s 17s
OK Cesaroni H123 20.1oz 23m/s 304m/s 26.3G 2,270m 19.4s 18s
OK AeroTech H238 19.0oz 32m/s 322m/s 46.4G 2,287m 19.0s 18s
OK AeroTech H97 21.8oz 21m/s 296m/s 18.4G 2,316m 19.9s 18s
OK AeroTech G138 17.3oz 26m/s 341m/s 41.2G 2,327m 19.1s 18s
OK AeroTech H115 19.3oz 22m/s 320m/s 23.5G 2,336m 19.4s 18s
OK Cesaroni H42 20.6oz 15m/s 259m/s 12.1G 2,393m 21.1s 17s
OK Cesaroni H118 20.2oz 27m/s 315m/s 29.2G 2,394m 19.7s 18s
OK Cesaroni H237 22.4oz 31m/s 346m/s 54.2G 2,518m 20.0s 19s
OK AeroTech H220 20.9oz 35m/s 354m/s 52.0G 2,585m 20.1s 19s
OK Cesaroni H151 20.4oz 29m/s 351m/s 34.8G 2,627m 20.3s 19s
OK AeroTech H210 20.7oz 31m/s 364m/s 47.2G 2,651m 20.3s 19s
OK Cesaroni H160 21.6oz 28m/s 363m/s 32.2G 2,727m 20.7s 19s
OK Cesaroni H135 20.9oz 26m/s 360m/s 27.5G 2,729m 20.7s 19s
OK Cesaroni H170 20.2oz 33m/s 370m/s 41.3G 2,746m 20.5s 19s
OK AeroTech H182 19.3oz 29m/s 404m/s 38.9G 2,795m 20.4s 19s
OK AeroTech H180 20.9oz 31m/s 383m/s 44.6G 2,803m 20.6s 19s
OK AeroTech H250 21.1oz 37m/s 397m/s 55.3G 2,861m 20.8s 20s
OK Cesaroni H53 22.1oz 17m/s 307m/s 14.2G 2,881m 22.3s 18s
OK KBA H225 23.2oz 25m/s 385m/s 46.6G 2,919m 21.3s 20s
OK Cesaroni H295 24.1oz 36m/s 398m/s 64.6G 2,922m 21.1s 20s
OK AeroTech H135 19.5oz 25m/s 379m/s 27.8G 2,958m 21.3s 19s
OK AeroTech H195 19.0oz 36m/s 442m/s 47.3G 2,992m 20.7s 20s
OK Cesaroni H180 23.1oz 30m/s 390m/s 41.2G 3,021m 21.5s 20s
OK Cesaroni H194 22.1oz 33m/s 410m/s 45.1G 3,074m 21.4s 20s
OK Cesaroni H200 21.7oz 34m/s 419m/s 47.2G 3,135m 21.6s 20s
OK Cesaroni H340 25.8oz 40m/s 425m/s 66.6G 3,162m 21.7s 21s
OK Cesaroni H140 21.8oz 32m/s 405m/s 39.6G 3,216m 22.0s 20s
OK Cesaroni H255 20.2oz 41m/s 471m/s 66.1G 3,301m 21.6s 21s
OK Cesaroni H399 22.4oz 44m/s 467m/s 87.0G 3,310m 21.8s 21s
OK Cesaroni H226 24.7oz 33m/s 435m/s 50.1G 3,393m 22.4s 21s
OK Cesaroni H159 24.1oz 25m/s 437m/s 27.7G 3,426m 22.6s 21s
OK AeroTech H268 24.7oz 36m/s 454m/s 50.6G 3,468m 22.6s 21s
OK Cesaroni H233 23.6oz 35m/s 466m/s 51.0G 3,509m 22.5s 21s
OK Cesaroni H160 23.3oz 34m/s 436m/s 48.0G 3,540m 22.7s 21s
OK AeroTech I200 24.7oz 33m/s 454m/s 43.4G 3,568m 22.7s 21s
OK Cesaroni H255 23.3oz 38m/s 484m/s 63.1G 3,581m 22.6s 21s
OK AeroTech I205 23.2oz 32m/s 512m/s 55.6G 3,756m 22.7s 21s
OK Cesaroni I204 24.4oz 33m/s 488m/s 51.9G 3,764m 23.0s 21s
OK Cesaroni I243 26.1oz 35m/s 515m/s 59.2G 3,992m 23.6s 22s
OK Cesaroni I224 25.1oz 39m/s 511m/s 61.3G 4,024m 23.6s 22s
OK KBA J520 37.5oz 36m/s 660m/s 67.6G 5,622m 27.8s 27s
warningsW,D Estes F26 15.1oz 6:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsW,D Estes G80 16.4oz 17:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)

W Motor total weight unknown, lift-off Weight not accurate.

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 (11m/s)
failedG AeroTech E23 speed at end of launch guide too slow (14m/s)
failedG AeroTech E16 speed at end of launch guide too slow (12m/s)
failedG AeroTech F27 speed at end of launch guide too slow (14m/s)
failedG Estes F15 speed at end of launch guide too slow (11m/s)
failedG AeroTech F37 speed at end of launch guide too slow (13m/s)
failedG Cesaroni F36 speed at end of launch guide too slow (14m/s)
failedG Cesaroni F32 speed at end of launch guide too slow (13m/s)
failedG Cesaroni F29 speed at end of launch guide too slow (12m/s)
failedG Cesaroni F31 speed at end of launch guide too slow (13m/s)
failedG AeroTech F26 speed at end of launch guide too slow (14m/s)
failedG AeroTech F22 speed at end of launch guide too slow (11m/s)
failedG Apogee F10 speed at end of launch guide too slow (12m/s)
failedG AeroTech G25 speed at end of launch guide too slow (14m/s)
failedG Cesaroni G33 speed at end of launch guide too slow (12m/s)

G These simulations were run with a launch guide length of 1m (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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