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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 87 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (717 motors didn't fit, 7 motors failed safety checks). 92 motor had thrust curves available and 184 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:   LOC Onyx
Owner: Kevin Dunn
Body Diameter: 3.10in
Dry Weight: 13.0oz
MMT Diameter: 29.0mm
MMT Length: 10.00in
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 AeroTech E23 16.7oz 56ft/s 176ft/s 7.2G 480ft 5.6s 4s
OK AeroTech E16 16.8oz 48ft/s 163ft/s 6.0G 513ft 6.0s 4s
OK Cesaroni F36 16.7oz 59ft/s 251ft/s 16.1G 606ft 5.8s 5s
OK AeroTech F37 16.9oz 55ft/s 257ft/s 8.6G 731ft 6.5s 5s
OK AeroTech F27 15.8oz 55ft/s 239ft/s 7.1G 753ft 6.7s 4s
OK Cesaroni F36 16.6oz 59ft/s 279ft/s 8.2G 766ft 6.6s 5s
OK Cesaroni F32 16.8oz 53ft/s 265ft/s 8.5G 776ft 6.8s 5s
OK AeroTech F62 16.8oz 74ft/s 306ft/s 12.6G 784ft 6.4s 5s
OK Cesaroni F120 16.7oz 105ft/s 358ft/s 28.9G 796ft 6.2s 6s
OK Cesaroni F29 16.7oz 49ft/s 259ft/s 6.0G 798ft 6.9s 5s
OK AeroTech F23 15.9oz 59ft/s 248ft/s 10.0G 807ft 6.8s 5s
OK Cesaroni F31 16.6oz 54ft/s 280ft/s 11.1G 826ft 6.8s 5s
OK Cesaroni F59 16.5oz 78ft/s 333ft/s 14.4G 835ft 6.5s 6s
OK AeroTech F42 15.7oz 80ft/s 306ft/s 14.8G 843ft 6.5s 5s
OK AeroTech F20 15.8oz 62ft/s 263ft/s 9.9G 884ft 7.0s 4s
OK AeroTech F67 15.8oz 87ft/s 377ft/s 18.3G 901ft 6.5s 6s
OK AeroTech F26 16.6oz 56ft/s 271ft/s 7.3G 940ft 7.3s 5s
OK AeroTech F50 16.0oz 80ft/s 375ft/s 15.3G 995ft 6.9s 5s
OK AeroTech F52 17.3oz 83ft/s 362ft/s 15.4G 1,031ft 7.1s 6s
OK AeroTech F25 16.2oz 71ft/s 305ft/s 11.8G 1,064ft 7.4s 5s
OK Estes F50 16.0oz 83ft/s 400ft/s 16.2G 1,091ft 7.1s 6s
OK AeroTech F40 17.5oz 75ft/s 343ft/s 12.9G 1,109ft 7.4s 5s
OK AeroTech G54 17.8oz 78ft/s 384ft/s 15.1G 1,114ft 7.3s 6s
OK Cesaroni G88 18.4oz 87ft/s 450ft/s 21.9G 1,114ft 7.1s 6s
OK AeroTech G104 17.8oz 101ft/s 451ft/s 23.6G 1,132ft 7.1s 6s
OK AeroTech G74 16.1oz 88ft/s 481ft/s 18.5G 1,162ft 7.2s 6s
OK AeroTech G53 18.1oz 84ft/s 400ft/s 16.2G 1,233ft 7.6s 6s
OK Cesaroni G80 18.1oz 78ft/s 485ft/s 18.7G 1,237ft 7.4s 6s
OK AeroTech G38 17.4oz 64ft/s 350ft/s 9.9G 1,237ft 7.9s 5s
OK AeroTech G77 17.3oz 81ft/s 521ft/s 17.6G 1,305ft 7.5s 6s
OK Cesaroni G250 18.0oz 140ft/s 651ft/s 54.8G 1,308ft 7.2s 7s
OK AeroTech G77 18.8oz 73ft/s 491ft/s 15.1G 1,311ft 7.7s 6s
OK AeroTech G72 17.6oz 77ft/s 530ft/s 17.9G 1,340ft 7.6s 6s
OK Estes G40 17.3oz 77ft/s 408ft/s 14.2G 1,351ft 7.9s 6s
OK AeroTech G40 17.3oz 77ft/s 407ft/s 14.2G 1,352ft 7.9s 6s
OK AeroTech G79 18.5oz 84ft/s 502ft/s 17.6G 1,354ft 7.7s 6s
OK Cesaroni G83 18.1oz 89ft/s 512ft/s 18.9G 1,361ft 7.7s 6s
OK AeroTech G79 17.4oz 73ft/s 489ft/s 14.9G 1,377ft 7.8s 6s
OK Cesaroni G68 18.5oz 77ft/s 477ft/s 16.9G 1,394ft 7.9s 6s
OK Cesaroni G126 18.1oz 108ft/s 597ft/s 30.6G 1,404ft 7.5s 7s
OK AeroTech G75 17.7oz 93ft/s 554ft/s 19.9G 1,420ft 7.6s 6s
OK Cesaroni G57 18.1oz 80ft/s 447ft/s 16.5G 1,423ft 8.0s 6s
OK AeroTech G76 18.2oz 108ft/s 482ft/s 28.8G 1,443ft 7.7s 6s
OK Cesaroni G131 20.1oz 97ft/s 606ft/s 25.6G 1,455ft 7.7s 7s
OK AeroTech G125 17.4oz 106ft/s 655ft/s 27.7G 1,464ft 7.5s 6s
OK AeroTech G78 17.4oz 87ft/s 564ft/s 19.4G 1,494ft 7.8s 6s
OK AeroTech G64 18.3oz 96ft/s 473ft/s 20.3G 1,499ft 8.0s 6s
OK AeroTech G80 17.5oz 94ft/s 571ft/s 20.4G 1,554ft 7.8s 6s
OK Cesaroni G106 19.6oz 84ft/s 626ft/s 23.1G 1,592ft 8.0s 7s
OK KBA G135 21.0oz 94ft/s 658ft/s 23.8G 1,617ft 8.1s 7s
OK Cesaroni H410 19.4oz 185ft/s 908ft/s 92.7G 1,648ft 7.6s 7s
OK AeroTech G25 17.3oz 55ft/s 360ft/s 7.8G 1,660ft 9.3s 4s
OK KBA G82 21.1oz 72ft/s 561ft/s 14.5G 1,671ft 8.4s 6s
OK AeroTech H165 20.1oz 117ft/s 730ft/s 32.4G 1,699ft 8.0s 7s
OK Cesaroni H175 21.7oz 114ft/s 752ft/s 34.2G 1,716ft 8.0s 7s
OK Cesaroni G125 19.9oz 105ft/s 684ft/s 28.3G 1,733ft 8.1s 7s
OK Cesaroni G118 19.6oz 94ft/s 680ft/s 27.6G 1,749ft 8.2s 7s
OK AeroTech G138 18.2oz 104ft/s 803ft/s 28.2G 1,751ft 7.9s 7s
OK Cesaroni H163 19.6oz 115ft/s 762ft/s 38.9G 1,752ft 8.0s 7s
OK Cesaroni H133 19.7oz 110ft/s 698ft/s 34.1G 1,761ft 8.1s 7s
OK AeroTech H238 19.9oz 133ft/s 793ft/s 39.8G 1,762ft 7.9s 7s
OK AeroTech G75 21.2oz 70ft/s 542ft/s 12.0G 1,766ft 8.8s 6s
OK AeroTech H128 20.3oz 112ft/s 726ft/s 30.5G 1,793ft 8.1s 7s
OK Cesaroni H90 18.7oz 98ft/s 630ft/s 28.8G 1,837ft 8.3s 6s
OK Cesaroni H123 21.0oz 97ft/s 714ft/s 22.9G 1,854ft 8.4s 7s
OK AeroTech H115 20.2oz 95ft/s 696ft/s 20.6G 1,870ft 8.3s 7s
OK Cesaroni H87 20.2oz 89ft/s 615ft/s 21.8G 1,879ft 8.6s 7s
OK Cesaroni G33 19.9oz 51ft/s 396ft/s 9.4G 1,904ft 10.1s 6s
OK Cesaroni G54 19.8oz 97ft/s 491ft/s 20.9G 1,921ft 8.9s 6s
OK Cesaroni H118 21.2oz 102ft/s 691ft/s 27.9G 1,945ft 8.5s 7s
OK AeroTech H220 21.8oz 141ft/s 871ft/s 49.6G 1,948ft 8.2s 7s
OK AeroTech H210 21.7oz 124ft/s 873ft/s 39.2G 1,976ft 8.3s 7s
OK AeroTech H97 22.8oz 83ft/s 645ft/s 16.0G 1,980ft 8.9s 7s
OK Cesaroni H54 20.4oz 82ft/s 494ft/s 16.9G 2,008ft 9.2s 6s
OK Cesaroni H151 21.4oz 111ft/s 782ft/s 33.2G 2,020ft 8.4s 7s
OK AeroTech H182 20.3oz 110ft/s 891ft/s 31.6G 2,021ft 8.2s 7s
OK Cesaroni H170 21.2oz 124ft/s 845ft/s 39.4G 2,058ft 8.4s 7s
OK AeroTech H250 22.0oz 146ft/s 936ft/s 51.8G 2,064ft 8.3s 7s
OK AeroTech H180 21.9oz 127ft/s 875ft/s 40.0G 2,081ft 8.4s 7s
OK AeroTech H195 19.9oz 138ft/s 941ft/s 44.9G 2,090ft 8.1s 7s
OK Cesaroni H135 21.9oz 104ft/s 769ft/s 26.3G 2,119ft 8.7s 7s
OK AeroTech H169 20.1oz 130ft/s 856ft/s 40.8G 2,128ft 8.3s 7s
OK Cesaroni H42 21.5oz 58ft/s 472ft/s 11.5G 2,258ft 10.4s 6s
OK AeroTech H135 20.5oz 100ft/s 759ft/s 25.6G 2,265ft 8.9s 7s
OK Cesaroni H255 21.2oz 153ft/s 1,046ft/s 63.0G 2,269ft 8.4s 7s
warningsD Estes F26 16.6oz 6:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsD Estes G80 17.5oz 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 (44ft/s)
failedG Estes F15 speed at end of launch guide too slow (41ft/s)
failedG AeroTech F22 speed at end of launch guide too slow (46ft/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 (43ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G12 speed at end of launch guide too slow (46ft/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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