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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 45 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (765 motors didn't fit). 43 motor had thrust curves available and 80 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:   Salvage 1
Owner: Wayne Comfort
Body Diameter: 29.0mm
Dry Weight: 4.3oz
MMT Diameter: 29.0mm
MMT Length: 5.00in
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 8.0oz 23m/s 132m/s 16.4G 604m 10.5s 9s
OK Estes E16 7.3oz 19m/s 144m/s 12.7G 621m 10.8s 9s
OK AeroTech E16 8.1oz 21m/s 128m/s 13.4G 648m 11.1s 9s
OK Cesaroni F36 8.0oz 27m/s 191m/s 35.1G 713m 10.5s 10s
OK AeroTech F37 8.2oz 20m/s 190m/s 19.7G 866m 11.9s 10s
OK Estes F15 7.9oz 17m/s 169m/s 11.2G 885m 12.7s 9s
OK AeroTech F27 7.1oz 23m/s 191m/s 17.2G 892m 11.8s 9s
OK Cesaroni F36 7.9oz 24m/s 206m/s 18.8G 903m 11.9s 10s
OK Cesaroni F32 8.1oz 21m/s 199m/s 18.7G 911m 12.1s 10s
OK AeroTech F62 8.1oz 30m/s 219m/s 27.7G 913m 11.8s 11s
OK Cesaroni F31 7.9oz 23m/s 223m/s 24.5G 918m 11.6s 10s
OK Cesaroni F120 8.0oz 41m/s 244m/s 65.2G 933m 11.7s 11s
OK Cesaroni F29 8.0oz 21m/s 198m/s 14.0G 936m 12.3s 10s
OK AeroTech F23 7.2oz 26m/s 198m/s 23.4G 940m 12.0s 10s
OK AeroTech F42 7.0oz 36m/s 237m/s 34.4G 968m 11.7s 10s
OK Cesaroni F59 7.8oz 33m/s 240m/s 31.7G 970m 11.9s 11s
OK AeroTech F20 7.1oz 28m/s 210m/s 23.3G 1,011m 12.2s 10s
OK AeroTech F67 7.1oz 39m/s 283m/s 43.1G 1,022m 11.7s 11s
OK AeroTech F26 7.9oz 24m/s 215m/s 16.5G 1,056m 12.7s 10s
OK AeroTech F22 9.1oz 19m/s 187m/s 11.4G 1,060m 13.4s 10s
OK AeroTech F50 7.3oz 36m/s 285m/s 34.9G 1,096m 12.0s 11s
OK AeroTech F52 8.6oz 32m/s 259m/s 32.4G 1,147m 12.8s 11s
OK AeroTech F25 7.5oz 30m/s 240m/s 26.8G 1,169m 12.7s 10s
OK Estes F50 7.3oz 34m/s 308m/s 38.0G 1,185m 12.3s 11s
OK AeroTech F40 8.8oz 30m/s 251m/s 27.2G 1,217m 13.2s 11s
OK AeroTech G54 9.1oz 29m/s 273m/s 31.7G 1,223m 13.2s 12s
OK AeroTech G104 9.1oz 41m/s 308m/s 47.2G 1,250m 13.0s 12s
OK AeroTech G74 7.4oz 35m/s 366m/s 43.8G 1,257m 12.4s 11s
OK AeroTech G53 9.4oz 33m/s 284m/s 32.3G 1,316m 13.4s 12s
OK AeroTech G38 8.7oz 26m/s 266m/s 20.7G 1,318m 13.6s 11s
OK AeroTech G77 8.6oz 33m/s 383m/s 41.2G 1,376m 13.0s 12s
OK Estes G40 8.6oz 31m/s 306m/s 29.5G 1,419m 13.5s 11s
OK AeroTech G40 8.6oz 31m/s 305m/s 29.5G 1,422m 13.5s 11s
OK AeroTech G79 8.7oz 29m/s 364m/s 33.0G 1,432m 13.3s 11s
warningsW Apogee F10 7.3oz 21m/s 168m/s 12.9G 1,454m 16.1s 9s
OK AeroTech G76 9.5oz 44m/s 339m/s 56.5G 1,515m 13.7s 12s
OK AeroTech G75 8.9oz 34m/s 382m/s 39.7G 1,528m 13.5s 12s
OK AeroTech G125 8.7oz 41m/s 469m/s 62.4G 1,538m 13.2s 12s
OK AeroTech G78 8.7oz 34m/s 412m/s 41.4G 1,552m 13.5s 12s
OK AeroTech G64 9.6oz 39m/s 334m/s 39.7G 1,563m 14.0s 12s
OK AeroTech G80 8.8oz 39m/s 419m/s 41.7G 1,602m 13.6s 12s
OK AeroTech G25 8.6oz 22m/s 282m/s 16.9G 1,689m 14.9s 10s
OK AeroTech G138 9.5oz 39m/s 572m/s 65.9G 1,824m 14.0s 13s
warningsD Estes F26 7.9oz 12:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsD Estes G80 8.8oz 32:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)

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

D No simulation data found for this motor.

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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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