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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 31 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (780 motors didn't fit). All motors had thrust curves available and 55 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:   The Bolt
Owner: Jim Lane
Body Diameter: 0.99in
Dry Weight: 2.1oz
MMT Diameter: 24.0mm
MMT Length: 3.75in
CD: 0.60

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 Estes C11 3.3oz 97ft/s 284ft/s 23.1G 845ft 7.0s 6s
OK Estes D12 4.1oz 99ft/s 401ft/s 25.3G 1,549ft 9.2s 8s
OK Estes D11 3.7oz 99ft/s 456ft/s 25.1G 1,706ft 9.4s 7s
OK AeroTech D9 3.8oz 74ft/s 454ft/s 16.6G 1,790ft 9.7s 8s
OK AeroTech D15 3.8oz 116ft/s 493ft/s 27.8G 1,829ft 9.4s 8s
OK AeroTech D7 3.6oz 73ft/s 395ft/s 10.1G 1,873ft 10.2s 7s
OK Cesaroni E75 3.9oz 189ft/s 727ft/s 84.7G 2,131ft 9.5s 9s
OK Cesaroni E22 4.1oz 100ft/s 612ft/s 25.7G 2,168ft 10.0s 9s
OK Cesaroni E31 3.9oz 116ft/s 692ft/s 36.1G 2,313ft 10.1s 9s
OK Estes E12 4.2oz 100ft/s 580ft/s 28.0G 2,398ft 10.6s 8s
OK Estes E9 4.1oz 82ft/s 573ft/s 15.7G 2,525ft 11.2s 8s
OK Estes E30 3.8oz 154ft/s 886ft/s 46.1G 2,714ft 10.2s 9s
OK AeroTech E11 4.3oz 86ft/s 617ft/s 15.2G 2,793ft 11.3s 8s
OK AeroTech E20 3.8oz 126ft/s 789ft/s 31.9G 2,861ft 10.7s 9s
OK AeroTech E12 4.2oz 83ft/s 628ft/s 14.8G 2,888ft 11.3s 8s
OK AeroTech E7 3.8oz 71ft/s 422ft/s 10.0G 2,962ft 12.9s 8s
OK AeroTech E30 3.8oz 150ft/s 965ft/s 45.3G 3,015ft 10.5s 9s
OK AeroTech F44 3.8oz 165ft/s 1,132ft/s 61.5G 3,044ft 10.4s 9s
OK AeroTech E28 4.1oz 145ft/s 921ft/s 44.2G 3,047ft 10.8s 10s
OK AeroTech E18 4.2oz 110ft/s 776ft/s 25.8G 3,105ft 11.2s 9s
OK AeroTech E15 3.8oz 116ft/s 772ft/s 27.8G 3,152ft 11.1s 9s
OK AeroTech F62 5.2oz 147ft/s 1,010ft/s 50.6G 3,278ft 11.3s 11s
OK AeroTech F12 4.5oz 95ft/s 763ft/s 17.7G 3,352ft 11.8s 9s
OK AeroTech F30 4.6oz 121ft/s 981ft/s 29.1G 3,357ft 11.3s 10s
OK AeroTech F63 5.0oz 154ft/s 1,070ft/s 52.8G 3,422ft 11.4s 11s
OK AeroTech F39 4.2oz 152ft/s 1,068ft/s 49.9G 3,474ft 11.1s 10s
OK AeroTech F24 4.3oz 126ft/s 888ft/s 33.5G 3,573ft 11.7s 10s
OK AeroTech F32 4.4oz 150ft/s 1,108ft/s 48.3G 3,754ft 11.4s 9s
warningsW Apogee E6 3.7oz 91ft/s 504ft/s 18.4G 3,762ft 13.8s 8s
OK AeroTech E6 3.9oz 72ft/s 442ft/s 10.1G 3,769ft 14.7s 8s
OK AeroTech F35 5.1oz 145ft/s 1,055ft/s 40.3G 3,842ft 11.9s 10s

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

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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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