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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 58 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (750 motors didn't fit, 3 motors failed safety checks). 60 motor had thrust curves available and 122 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:   Enterprise 98
Owner: Ross Ohmen
Body Diameter: 10.1cm
Dry Weight: 20.50lb
MMT Diameter: 98.0mm
MMT Length: 44.00in
CD: 0.42

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 K680 27.19lb 17m/s 162m/s 6.0G 1,375m 17.8s 14s
OK AeroTech K650 26.97lb 15m/s 162m/s 5.4G 1,393m 18.1s 14s
OK Cesaroni K1620 27.28lb 27m/s 188m/s 14.8G 1,527m 17.6s 16s
OK AeroTech K1999 27.09lb 28m/s 201m/s 17.1G 1,666m 18.2s 17s
OK AeroTech L1300 31.27lb 22m/s 301m/s 10.7G 3,270m 25.2s 22s
OK AeroTech L2500 31.50lb 32m/s 325m/s 20.4G 3,369m 24.7s 23s
OK Cesaroni L610 31.47lb 18m/s 253m/s 5.7G 3,373m 27.4s 19s
OK AeroTech L1500 30.77lb 25m/s 313m/s 13.2G 3,404m 25.2s 22s
OK Cesaroni L3150 30.93lb 35m/s 347m/s 27.0G 3,547m 25.0s 23s
OK AeroTech L952 31.55lb 17m/s 282m/s 7.1G 3,593m 27.4s 20s
OK AeroTech M1075 35.87lb 18m/s 309m/s 7.5G 3,763m 27.6s 22s
OK Cesaroni M1560 31.47lb 24m/s 348m/s 12.6G 3,925m 27.0s 24s
OK AeroTech M1305 36.15lb 22m/s 368m/s 11.5G 4,731m 29.6s 24s
OK AeroTech M1600 35.75lb 23m/s 404m/s 11.5G 4,915m 29.8s 25s
OK AeroTech M4500 35.10lb 42m/s 470m/s 37.6G 5,136m 28.8s 27s
OK AeroTech M1340 35.93lb 22m/s 393m/s 11.4G 5,138m 30.5s 25s
OK Cesaroni M520 35.26lb 19m/s 299m/s 5.9G 5,224m 33.6s 20s
OK Cesaroni M4770 34.84lb 41m/s 489m/s 37.1G 5,234m 29.0s 27s
OK Cesaroni M1060 35.21lb 22m/s 381m/s 8.6G 5,290m 31.6s 24s
OK AeroTech M1800 40.70lb 23m/s 422m/s 14.8G 5,331m 30.8s 26s
OK Cesaroni M2505 34.28lb 30m/s 464m/s 19.5G 5,334m 29.9s 27s
OK Cesaroni M1290 36.84lb 21m/s 408m/s 9.1G 5,353m 31.5s 25s
OK AeroTech M1419 35.75lb 20m/s 386m/s 8.8G 5,357m 31.7s 24s
OK AeroTech M2100 35.75lb 28m/s 452m/s 19.1G 5,386m 30.2s 27s
OK Cesaroni M1520 35.31lb 24m/s 422m/s 11.0G 5,406m 31.2s 26s
OK AeroTech M2400 34.72lb 30m/s 465m/s 17.5G 5,408m 30.1s 26s
OK Cesaroni M1790 38.74lb 23m/s 442m/s 11.7G 5,511m 31.3s 27s
OK AeroTech M1845 35.23lb 28m/s 458m/s 15.2G 5,702m 31.1s 26s
OK Cesaroni M6400 37.96lb 47m/s 533m/s 46.3G 5,842m 30.2s 29s
OK AeroTech M2000 40.31lb 25m/s 482m/s 13.1G 6,087m 32.3s 28s
OK Gorilla M1025 42.85lb 21m/s 382m/s 8.4G 6,127m 34.3s 25s
OK AeroTech M750 39.85lb 17m/s 343m/s 6.0G 6,171m 35.7s 20s
OK AeroTech M6000 39.15lb 42m/s 567m/s 44.4G 6,386m 31.5s 30s
OK AeroTech M2500 38.28lb 30m/s 527m/s 16.8G 6,414m 32.3s 28s
OK AeroTech N2220 46.95lb 26m/s 484m/s 13.3G 6,510m 33.4s 28s
OK Cesaroni N10000 42.37lb 60m/s 593m/s 68.9G 6,578m 31.7s 31s
OK Cesaroni M1890 39.95lb 24m/s 505m/s 12.5G 6,582m 33.4s 28s
OK Cesaroni M1800 38.89lb 25m/s 506m/s 11.9G 6,674m 33.5s 28s
OK Cesaroni M1450 39.41lb 27m/s 468m/s 12.8G 6,675m 34.0s 27s
OK Cesaroni M3400 38.38lb 34m/s 576m/s 23.6G 6,725m 32.4s 29s
OK AeroTech M1939 40.32lb 24m/s 491m/s 11.9G 6,761m 33.8s 27s
OK Cesaroni N1800 40.74lb 25m/s 508m/s 11.7G 6,812m 33.9s 28s
OK Cesaroni N2600 45.81lb 26m/s 536m/s 15.3G 6,897m 33.9s 30s
OK Cesaroni M795 39.22lb 23m/s 391m/s 8.9G 6,931m 36.4s 24s
OK Gorilla N2717 42.85lb 27m/s 537m/s 22.7G 6,959m 33.7s 29s
OK Cesaroni N2200 45.54lb 26m/s 539m/s 12.6G 7,484m 35.4s 30s
OK Loki N3800 46.07lb 37m/s 598m/s 25.7G 7,596m 34.4s 31s
OK AeroTech N2000 47.58lb 27m/s 535m/s 13.4G 7,844m 36.0s 28s
OK Cesaroni N5600 45.37lb 42m/s 698m/s 34.2G 8,178m 34.7s 32s
OK Cesaroni N2500 46.22lb 31m/s 598m/s 16.9G 8,248m 36.1s 31s
OK Cesaroni N2850 46.27lb 28m/s 635m/s 16.4G 8,349m 36.2s 31s
OK AeroTech N3300 47.07lb 30m/s 654m/s 18.2G 8,350m 35.8s 31s
OK Cesaroni N3180 47.39lb 30m/s 660m/s 18.5G 8,462m 36.1s 31s
OK Cesaroni N1975 49.71lb 21m/s 601m/s 10.7G 8,538m 37.8s 31s
OK AeroTech N1000 48.66lb 23m/s 450m/s 8.9G 8,589m 40.1s 24s
OK Cesaroni N1100 46.05lb 27m/s 476m/s 12.3G 8,769m 39.3s 27s
OK Cesaroni N2501 49.84lb 29m/s 630m/s 14.8G 8,829m 37.2s 31s
warningsD Gorilla M1565 42.11lb 8:1 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 AeroTech K458 speed at end of launch guide too slow (12m/s)
failedG AeroTech L339 speed at end of launch guide too slow (12m/s)
failedG AeroTech L400 speed at end of launch guide too slow (14m/s)

G These simulations were run with a launch guide length of 3m (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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