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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 65 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (738 motors didn't fit, 8 motors failed safety checks). 73 motor had thrust curves available and 154 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:   small endeavour
Owner: tom schwartz
Body Diameter: 2.60in
Dry Weight: 2.02lb
MMT Diameter: 38.0mm
MMT Length: 10.00in
CD: 1.00

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 Loki G69 2.55lb 54ft/s 247ft/s 7.6G 869ft 7.4s 6s
OK AeroTech G61 2.45lb 48ft/s 246ft/s 6.4G 895ft 7.6s 6s
OK AeroTech G67 2.46lb 50ft/s 260ft/s 7.3G 897ft 7.6s 6s
OK AeroTech G339 2.42lb 114ft/s 322ft/s 34.1G 946ft 7.1s 7s
OK Loki G70 2.55lb 53ft/s 260ft/s 7.9G 950ft 7.7s 6s
OK Loki G80 2.58lb 59ft/s 270ft/s 8.8G 962ft 7.6s 6s
OK Loki G94 2.55lb 63ft/s 287ft/s 10.6G 1,006ft 7.7s 6s
OK Cesaroni G69 2.45lb 48ft/s 288ft/s 6.9G 1,079ft 8.3s 6s
OK Cesaroni G185 2.44lb 76ft/s 350ft/s 17.8G 1,092ft 7.7s 7s
OK Loki G66 2.57lb 57ft/s 284ft/s 9.1G 1,119ft 8.3s 6s
OK AeroTech G69 2.46lb 48ft/s 311ft/s 6.5G 1,161ft 8.4s 6s
OK Cesaroni G60 2.47lb 50ft/s 305ft/s 6.8G 1,189ft 8.6s 6s
OK Cesaroni G115 2.45lb 62ft/s 355ft/s 11.1G 1,222ft 8.3s 7s
OK Cesaroni G78 2.45lb 50ft/s 328ft/s 11.0G 1,236ft 8.6s 7s
OK Loki H100 2.76lb 60ft/s 409ft/s 10.5G 1,666ft 9.5s 8s
warningsW AeroTech H283 2.56lb 98ft/s 512ft/s 28.3G 1,682ft 8.9s 8s
OK AeroTech H148 2.70lb 73ft/s 471ft/s 15.1G 1,790ft 9.5s 8s
OK AeroTech H130 2.54lb 90ft/s 462ft/s 22.0G 1,797ft 9.3s 8s
OK AeroTech H669 2.58lb 160ft/s 606ft/s 95.8G 1,813ft 9.0s 9s
OK AeroTech H123 2.63lb 64ft/s 453ft/s 11.7G 1,944ft 10.0s 8s
OK AeroTech H219 2.60lb 96ft/s 565ft/s 24.4G 1,949ft 9.5s 8s
OK AeroTech H100 2.60lb 59ft/s 459ft/s 10.0G 1,956ft 10.1s 8s
OK Loki H144 2.76lb 87ft/s 495ft/s 19.3G 1,962ft 9.8s 8s
OK Cesaroni H123 2.67lb 58ft/s 511ft/s 11.2G 1,978ft 10.1s 8s
OK Loki H90 2.76lb 64ft/s 436ft/s 11.0G 1,991ft 10.3s 8s
OK Loki H125 2.77lb 73ft/s 475ft/s 15.7G 1,994ft 10.0s 8s
OK Cesaroni H143 2.79lb 60ft/s 523ft/s 11.7G 1,994ft 10.1s 8s
OK AeroTech H242 2.60lb 84ft/s 566ft/s 19.5G 2,036ft 9.8s 8s
OK Cesaroni H400 2.65lb 109ft/s 662ft/s 36.6G 2,053ft 9.5s 9s
OK Loki H160 2.76lb 90ft/s 534ft/s 22.5G 2,070ft 9.8s 8s
OK Cesaroni H120 2.67lb 61ft/s 536ft/s 11.5G 2,184ft 10.4s 8s
OK AeroTech H112 2.86lb 52ft/s 458ft/s 7.7G 2,189ft 11.0s 8s
OK Cesaroni H125 2.67lb 59ft/s 561ft/s 11.3G 2,223ft 10.5s 8s
OK Cesaroni H225 2.45lb 87ft/s 683ft/s 22.7G 2,231ft 9.9s 9s
OK Cesaroni H110 2.74lb 55ft/s 525ft/s 8.8G 2,241ft 10.7s 8s
OK AeroTech H178 2.73lb 67ft/s 623ft/s 16.0G 2,277ft 10.3s 9s
OK Cesaroni H152 2.68lb 74ft/s 588ft/s 16.8G 2,281ft 10.4s 9s
OK AeroTech H550 2.72lb 138ft/s 794ft/s 53.4G 2,336ft 9.8s 9s
OK AeroTech H550 2.73lb 136ft/s 782ft/s 52.7G 2,358ft 9.9s 9s
OK AeroTech H999 2.75lb 182ft/s 834ft/s 130.8G 2,366ft 9.8s 9s
warningsW Cesaroni H565 2.82lb 129ft/s 794ft/s 48.9G 2,379ft 9.9s 9s
OK Cesaroni H100 2.74lb 56ft/s 530ft/s 8.7G 2,380ft 11.1s 8s
OK AeroTech I218 2.84lb 89ft/s 661ft/s 21.7G 2,444ft 10.4s 9s
OK AeroTech H170 2.75lb 75ft/s 639ft/s 15.3G 2,493ft 10.6s 9s
OK AeroTech I180 2.87lb 102ft/s 609ft/s 27.5G 2,502ft 10.5s 9s
OK AeroTech I161 2.83lb 77ft/s 624ft/s 16.3G 2,572ft 10.8s 9s
OK Cesaroni I180 2.89lb 69ft/s 679ft/s 14.7G 2,589ft 10.8s 9s
OK AeroTech I245 2.82lb 105ft/s 701ft/s 31.8G 2,599ft 10.4s 9s
OK AeroTech I357 2.78lb 104ft/s 748ft/s 29.8G 2,606ft 10.4s 9s
OK AeroTech I225 3.09lb 78ft/s 686ft/s 18.5G 2,632ft 10.8s 9s
OK Cesaroni I566 2.87lb 124ft/s 894ft/s 47.5G 2,640ft 10.3s 10s
OK AeroTech I140 2.80lb 66ft/s 602ft/s 13.3G 2,665ft 11.1s 9s
OK AeroTech I175 2.79lb 87ft/s 622ft/s 19.2G 2,669ft 11.1s 9s
OK Cesaroni I212 3.07lb 71ft/s 713ft/s 16.7G 2,681ft 11.0s 9s
OK AeroTech I1299 2.95lb 206ft/s 1,037ft/s 116.2G 2,816ft 10.3s 10s
OK Cesaroni I345 2.89lb 107ft/s 858ft/s 29.4G 2,845ft 10.7s 10s
OK AeroTech I285 3.11lb 94ft/s 795ft/s 26.4G 2,903ft 11.0s 10s
OK Cesaroni I195 2.94lb 75ft/s 733ft/s 17.1G 2,917ft 11.3s 9s
OK AeroTech I154 3.10lb 62ft/s 594ft/s 11.2G 2,918ft 11.9s 8s
OK Cesaroni I236 2.90lb 89ft/s 795ft/s 23.1G 2,978ft 11.1s 9s
OK Cesaroni I170 2.88lb 74ft/s 752ft/s 16.5G 2,989ft 11.4s 9s
OK AeroTech I300 2.99lb 109ft/s 834ft/s 34.0G 3,015ft 11.0s 9s
OK Cesaroni I175 2.98lb 70ft/s 729ft/s 13.3G 3,017ft 11.5s 9s
OK AeroTech I211 3.02lb 90ft/s 750ft/s 22.9G 3,045ft 11.2s 9s
OK AeroTech I59 3.09lb 61ft/s 473ft/s 11.0G 4,039ft 15.1s 7s

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

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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 Cesaroni G46 speed at end of launch guide too slow (41ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G79 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G58 speed at end of launch guide too slow (41ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G50 speed at end of launch guide too slow (37ft/s)
failedG AeroTech H73 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG AeroTech H45 speed at end of launch guide too slow (46ft/s)
failedG AeroTech I49 speed at end of launch guide too slow (35ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I55 speed at end of launch guide too slow (39ft/s)

G These simulations were run with a launch guide length of 6ft (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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