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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 105 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (656 motors didn't fit, 30 motors failed safety checks). 135 motor had thrust curves available and 282 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:   Recycled 2.6
Owner: Jim Fields
Body Diameter: 2.60in
Dry Weight: 3.75lb
MMT Diameter: 38.0mm
MMT Length: 18.00in
CD: 0.80

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 Contrail G130 4.89lb 59ft/s 125ft/s 23.6G 299ft 4.5s 4s
OK Contrail G300 4.95lb 109ft/s 139ft/s 36.0G 302ft 4.3s 4s
OK Contrail G234 4.95lb 93ft/s 157ft/s 23.7G 404ft 5.1s 5s
OK AeroTech G339 4.15lb 87ft/s 185ft/s 19.4G 497ft 5.6s 5s
OK Contrail G123 4.88lb 57ft/s 174ft/s 15.4G 547ft 6.1s 5s
OK Contrail G100 4.88lb 53ft/s 172ft/s 7.4G 566ft 6.3s 5s
OK Cesaroni G185 4.17lb 59ft/s 200ft/s 10.2G 595ft 6.3s 6s
OK Contrail H222 4.90lb 82ft/s 211ft/s 30.1G 693ft 6.6s 6s
warningsW AeroTech H283 4.29lb 76ft/s 311ft/s 16.6G 1,218ft 8.5s 8s
OK AeroTech H148 4.43lb 57ft/s 297ft/s 8.9G 1,273ft 9.1s 8s
OK AeroTech H130 4.27lb 68ft/s 294ft/s 12.7G 1,305ft 9.0s 7s
OK AeroTech H123 4.36lb 49ft/s 291ft/s 6.7G 1,401ft 9.7s 7s
OK Loki H90 4.49lb 49ft/s 285ft/s 6.3G 1,415ft 9.8s 7s
OK AeroTech H669 4.31lb 123ft/s 363ft/s 56.8G 1,428ft 9.0s 9s
OK Loki H125 4.50lb 57ft/s 311ft/s 9.2G 1,487ft 9.8s 8s
OK Loki H144 4.49lb 66ft/s 323ft/s 11.4G 1,489ft 9.6s 8s
OK AeroTech H219 4.33lb 73ft/s 356ft/s 14.3G 1,535ft 9.5s 8s
OK AeroTech H242 4.33lb 64ft/s 359ft/s 11.4G 1,613ft 9.9s 8s
OK Loki H160 4.49lb 70ft/s 351ft/s 13.5G 1,641ft 9.9s 8s
OK Cesaroni H400 4.38lb 85ft/s 406ft/s 22.0G 1,718ft 9.9s 9s
OK Cesaroni H152 4.41lb 55ft/s 385ft/s 9.8G 1,880ft 10.8s 9s
OK AeroTech H178 4.46lb 53ft/s 404ft/s 10.0G 1,922ft 10.8s 9s
OK Cesaroni H225 4.18lb 69ft/s 428ft/s 12.9G 1,944ft 10.6s 9s
OK AeroTech I218 4.57lb 69ft/s 444ft/s 13.1G 2,174ft 11.2s 10s
OK AeroTech H550 4.46lb 111ft/s 493ft/s 31.9G 2,196ft 10.8s 10s
OK AeroTech H170 4.48lb 57ft/s 433ft/s 9.3G 2,198ft 11.4s 9s
OK AeroTech H550 4.45lb 112ft/s 498ft/s 32.1G 2,207ft 10.8s 10s
warningsW Cesaroni H565 4.55lb 105ft/s 499ft/s 31.4G 2,224ft 10.9s 10s
OK AeroTech I180 4.60lb 78ft/s 424ft/s 16.7G 2,228ft 11.3s 9s
OK AeroTech H999 4.48lb 146ft/s 516ft/s 79.7G 2,251ft 10.8s 11s
OK AeroTech I161 4.56lb 60ft/s 434ft/s 9.8G 2,290ft 11.7s 9s
OK Cesaroni I180 4.62lb 54ft/s 459ft/s 9.4G 2,328ft 11.8s 10s
OK AeroTech I140 4.53lb 53ft/s 429ft/s 7.9G 2,356ft 12.0s 10s
OK AeroTech I225 4.82lb 59ft/s 475ft/s 12.1G 2,435ft 11.8s 10s
OK AeroTech I245 4.55lb 81ft/s 486ft/s 19.5G 2,453ft 11.6s 10s
OK AeroTech I357 4.51lb 80ft/s 503ft/s 17.9G 2,477ft 11.6s 10s
OK Cesaroni I212 4.80lb 58ft/s 490ft/s 11.1G 2,484ft 12.0s 10s
OK AeroTech I154 4.83lb 48ft/s 436ft/s 6.8G 2,587ft 12.8s 9s
OK Cesaroni I566 4.60lb 98ft/s 572ft/s 29.8G 2,621ft 11.7s 11s
OK Cesaroni I195 4.67lb 61ft/s 521ft/s 10.4G 2,783ft 12.6s 11s
OK Cesaroni I345 4.62lb 81ft/s 579ft/s 18.0G 2,833ft 12.3s 11s
OK AeroTech I285 4.84lb 75ft/s 558ft/s 16.6G 2,859ft 12.4s 11s
OK Cesaroni I170 4.61lb 59ft/s 533ft/s 10.0G 2,878ft 12.8s 10s
OK Cesaroni I175 4.71lb 55ft/s 524ft/s 8.3G 2,885ft 12.9s 10s
OK Cesaroni I800 4.76lb 118ft/s 634ft/s 42.5G 2,911ft 12.1s 12s
OK Cesaroni I236 4.63lb 70ft/s 561ft/s 14.1G 2,949ft 12.7s 11s
OK AeroTech I1299 4.68lb 158ft/s 661ft/s 73.1G 2,985ft 12.1s 12s
OK AeroTech I305 5.03lb 76ft/s 573ft/s 17.5G 2,994ft 12.6s 11s
OK AeroTech I211 4.75lb 70ft/s 548ft/s 14.2G 3,022ft 12.8s 11s
OK Cesaroni I223 4.84lb 60ft/s 568ft/s 11.0G 3,025ft 12.9s 11s
OK AeroTech I195 5.01lb 73ft/s 541ft/s 15.3G 3,030ft 12.9s 11s
OK AeroTech I300 4.72lb 85ft/s 591ft/s 21.2G 3,062ft 12.7s 11s
OK Loki I316 4.94lb 93ft/s 610ft/s 22.0G 3,253ft 12.9s 11s
warningsW Loki I110 5.05lb 51ft/s 500ft/s 10.8G 3,312ft 14.0s 10s
OK Cesaroni I287 5.08lb 68ft/s 631ft/s 14.4G 3,336ft 13.3s 12s
OK Loki I210 4.94lb 81ft/s 585ft/s 19.1G 3,397ft 13.4s 11s
OK Loki I405 4.95lb 115ft/s 662ft/s 35.6G 3,419ft 13.0s 12s
OK AeroTech I59 4.82lb 48ft/s 338ft/s 6.9G 3,497ft 15.9s 7s
OK Cesaroni I285 4.87lb 71ft/s 661ft/s 15.3G 3,552ft 13.6s 12s
OK Loki I377 4.98lb 105ft/s 674ft/s 28.7G 3,594ft 13.4s 12s
OK Cesaroni I255 4.89lb 71ft/s 657ft/s 13.6G 3,602ft 13.7s 12s
OK Loki I430 4.94lb 85ft/s 715ft/s 23.2G 3,614ft 13.4s 12s
OK AeroTech I327 5.13lb 82ft/s 690ft/s 17.9G 3,661ft 13.6s 12s
OK AeroTech I364 5.24lb 75ft/s 687ft/s 17.2G 3,682ft 13.6s 12s
OK AeroTech I366 4.97lb 89ft/s 704ft/s 21.1G 3,683ft 13.5s 12s
OK AMW I297 5.05lb 74ft/s 684ft/s 15.6G 3,683ft 13.7s 12s
OK Cesaroni I470 4.84lb 98ft/s 753ft/s 24.9G 3,736ft 13.4s 12s
OK Cesaroni I303 4.85lb 79ft/s 698ft/s 18.1G 3,756ft 13.8s 12s
OK AeroTech I280 5.11lb 70ft/s 696ft/s 13.8G 3,798ft 14.0s 12s
OK KBA I550 5.32lb 93ft/s 840ft/s 29.9G 3,808ft 13.2s 12s
OK Cesaroni I242 4.96lb 68ft/s 678ft/s 11.9G 3,811ft 14.1s 12s
OK KBA I301 5.35lb 73ft/s 742ft/s 16.5G 3,814ft 13.6s 12s
OK AeroTech I435 4.89lb 111ft/s 765ft/s 33.8G 3,908ft 13.6s 12s
OK Cesaroni I125 5.18lb 58ft/s 549ft/s 10.6G 3,914ft 15.1s 11s
OK Cesaroni I350 5.47lb 78ft/s 726ft/s 15.5G 3,932ft 14.1s 12s
OK AeroTech I284 4.97lb 88ft/s 736ft/s 21.1G 3,997ft 14.0s 12s
OK AeroTech I500 5.02lb 95ft/s 823ft/s 24.8G 4,186ft 14.0s 13s
warningsW Cesaroni I540 5.07lb 101ft/s 853ft/s 27.4G 4,238ft 14.0s 13s
OK AeroTech I600 5.08lb 111ft/s 848ft/s 35.4G 4,247ft 14.0s 13s
OK Loki J396 5.41lb 77ft/s 794ft/s 22.0G 4,261ft 14.4s 13s
OK AeroTech J420 5.18lb 90ft/s 817ft/s 23.3G 4,308ft 14.3s 13s
OK AeroTech I350 5.11lb 84ft/s 826ft/s 20.8G 4,310ft 14.4s 13s
OK AeroTech J350 5.22lb 107ft/s 816ft/s 34.5G 4,318ft 14.2s 13s
OK Cesaroni J381 5.27lb 89ft/s 807ft/s 20.6G 4,326ft 14.4s 13s
OK KBA J740 5.35lb 112ft/s 879ft/s 39.5G 4,331ft 14.1s 13s
OK Cesaroni J335 5.13lb 78ft/s 795ft/s 17.0G 4,332ft 14.5s 13s
OK Cesaroni I216 5.07lb 67ft/s 711ft/s 14.0G 4,342ft 14.9s 12s
OK AeroTech J340 5.02lb 95ft/s 810ft/s 25.9G 4,345ft 14.3s 12s
OK Cesaroni J285 5.06lb 76ft/s 777ft/s 15.4G 4,389ft 14.7s 12s
OK Cesaroni J270 5.19lb 65ft/s 771ft/s 12.1G 4,395ft 14.9s 12s
OK Cesaroni J357 5.07lb 84ft/s 825ft/s 21.8G 4,407ft 14.5s 13s
OK Cesaroni J316 5.09lb 77ft/s 781ft/s 18.3G 4,424ft 14.7s 13s
OK AeroTech J425 5.14lb 79ft/s 875ft/s 18.9G 4,508ft 14.6s 13s
OK Cesaroni J290 5.20lb 76ft/s 799ft/s 16.0G 4,556ft 14.9s 13s
OK Cesaroni J400 5.30lb 84ft/s 852ft/s 19.5G 4,567ft 14.7s 13s
OK AeroTech J270 5.17lb 71ft/s 804ft/s 14.6G 4,671ft 15.1s 13s
OK AeroTech J500 5.19lb 112ft/s 908ft/s 33.3G 4,692ft 14.6s 13s
OK Loki J528 5.39lb 114ft/s 926ft/s 41.6G 4,735ft 14.6s 13s
OK Cesaroni J410 5.37lb 88ft/s 916ft/s 20.4G 4,966ft 15.1s 13s
OK Cesaroni J330 5.30lb 82ft/s 876ft/s 18.6G 4,967ft 15.3s 13s
OK AeroTech J435 5.13lb 103ft/s 949ft/s 29.3G 4,987ft 14.9s 13s
OK Cesaroni J425 5.29lb 94ft/s 930ft/s 27.4G 4,996ft 15.0s 13s
OK Loki J712 5.41lb 117ft/s 1,003ft/s 35.6G 5,022ft 14.9s 14s
OK Cesaroni J354 5.47lb 85ft/s 901ft/s 20.4G 5,186ft 15.5s 13s
OK Loki J320 5.41lb 82ft/s 886ft/s 21.0G 5,196ft 15.6s 13s

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 AeroTech G67 speed at end of launch guide too slow (38ft/s)
failedG Loki G69 speed at end of launch guide too slow (40ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G61 speed at end of launch guide too slow (35ft/s)
failedG Loki G70 speed at end of launch guide too slow (41ft/s)
failedG Loki G94 speed at end of launch guide too slow (46ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G69 speed at end of launch guide too slow (35ft/s)
failedG Loki G80 speed at end of launch guide too slow (44ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G46 speed at end of launch guide too slow (29ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G79 speed at end of launch guide too slow (34ft/s)
failedG Loki G66 speed at end of launch guide too slow (44ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G60 speed at end of launch guide too slow (36ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G69 speed at end of launch guide too slow (35ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G58 speed at end of launch guide too slow (29ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G115 speed at end of launch guide too slow (46ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G78 speed at end of launch guide too slow (37ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G50 speed at end of launch guide too slow (27ft/s)
failedG AeroTech H73 speed at end of launch guide too slow (34ft/s)
failedG Loki H100 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG AeroTech H100 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni H123 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni H143 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni H120 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG AeroTech H112 speed at end of launch guide too slow (39ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni H110 speed at end of launch guide too slow (42ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni H125 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni H100 speed at end of launch guide too slow (42ft/s)
failedG AeroTech H45 speed at end of launch guide too slow (35ft/s)
failedG AeroTech I49 speed at end of launch guide too slow (26ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I55 speed at end of launch guide too slow (29ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni J94 speed at end of launch guide too slow (44ft/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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