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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 102 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (656 motors didn't fit, 33 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:   V2 5in
Owner: Jim Lane
Body Diameter: 5.54in
Dry Weight: 80.0oz
MMT Diameter: 38.0mm
MMT Length: 18.50in
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 AeroTech G339 86.4oz 85ft/s 137ft/s 14.6G 244ft 3.9s 3s
OK Cesaroni G185 86.6oz 59ft/s 144ft/s 7.4G 284ft 4.3s 4s
OK Contrail G123 98.0oz 57ft/s 126ft/s 12.1G 284ft 4.4s 3s
OK Contrail G100 98.0oz 53ft/s 122ft/s 5.7G 292ft 4.5s 3s
OK Contrail H222 98.3oz 80ft/s 157ft/s 23.8G 351ft 4.6s 4s
warningsW AeroTech H283 88.7oz 78ft/s 223ft/s 12.4G 524ft 5.4s 5s
OK AeroTech H148 90.9oz 58ft/s 201ft/s 6.6G 555ft 5.9s 4s
OK AeroTech H130 88.4oz 68ft/s 194ft/s 9.5G 562ft 5.8s 4s
OK AeroTech H669 88.9oz 122ft/s 270ft/s 43.8G 588ft 5.5s 5s
OK AeroTech H123 89.7oz 49ft/s 186ft/s 4.9G 603ft 6.4s 4s
OK AeroTech H219 89.2oz 72ft/s 246ft/s 10.8G 634ft 6.0s 5s
OK Loki H144 91.9oz 66ft/s 216ft/s 8.7G 636ft 6.1s 5s
OK Loki H125 92.1oz 57ft/s 204ft/s 7.0G 639ft 6.3s 4s
OK AeroTech H242 89.3oz 65ft/s 244ft/s 8.5G 665ft 6.2s 5s
OK Loki H160 91.8oz 72ft/s 236ft/s 10.3G 686ft 6.2s 5s
OK Cesaroni H400 90.0oz 87ft/s 294ft/s 16.3G 687ft 6.0s 5s
OK Cesaroni H120 90.4oz 49ft/s 225ft/s 4.9G 707ft 6.8s 5s
OK Cesaroni H225 86.8oz 69ft/s 289ft/s 9.7G 759ft 6.4s 5s
OK Cesaroni H152 90.5oz 55ft/s 252ft/s 7.4G 763ft 6.8s 5s
OK AeroTech H178 91.4oz 54ft/s 270ft/s 7.0G 772ft 6.8s 5s
OK AeroTech H550 91.1oz 113ft/s 358ft/s 24.4G 832ft 6.3s 6s
OK AeroTech H550 91.4oz 112ft/s 356ft/s 24.3G 833ft 6.3s 6s
OK AeroTech H999 91.7oz 148ft/s 384ft/s 62.1G 840ft 6.3s 6s
warningsW Cesaroni H565 92.8oz 106ft/s 364ft/s 22.8G 842ft 6.4s 6s
OK AeroTech I218 93.1oz 70ft/s 296ft/s 10.0G 856ft 6.8s 5s
OK AeroTech H170 91.6oz 57ft/s 279ft/s 6.8G 870ft 7.1s 5s
OK AeroTech I180 93.6oz 81ft/s 274ft/s 12.9G 885ft 6.9s 5s
OK AeroTech I161 92.9oz 59ft/s 274ft/s 7.4G 906ft 7.2s 5s
OK Cesaroni I180 93.9oz 54ft/s 302ft/s 6.6G 914ft 7.2s 5s
OK AeroTech I140 92.6oz 53ft/s 261ft/s 5.9G 934ft 7.5s 5s
OK AeroTech I245 92.9oz 86ft/s 317ft/s 14.8G 938ft 6.9s 5s
OK AeroTech I357 92.1oz 83ft/s 337ft/s 13.8G 941ft 6.9s 5s
OK AeroTech I225 97.1oz 60ft/s 313ft/s 8.6G 950ft 7.2s 5s
OK Cesaroni I566 93.6oz 102ft/s 412ft/s 22.0G 960ft 6.7s 6s
OK Cesaroni I212 96.8oz 60ft/s 323ft/s 7.6G 963ft 7.3s 6s
OK AeroTech I154 97.4oz 49ft/s 260ft/s 5.2G 1,040ft 8.2s 5s
OK Cesaroni I800 96.1oz 122ft/s 465ft/s 30.1G 1,040ft 6.8s 6s
OK Cesaroni I345 93.9oz 83ft/s 392ft/s 13.9G 1,046ft 7.1s 6s
OK AeroTech I1299 94.9oz 165ft/s 491ft/s 55.0G 1,048ft 6.7s 6s
OK Cesaroni I195 94.7oz 61ft/s 329ft/s 7.9G 1,062ft 7.6s 6s
OK AeroTech I285 97.4oz 78ft/s 370ft/s 12.8G 1,072ft 7.3s 6s
OK Cesaroni I170 93.8oz 59ft/s 337ft/s 7.6G 1,092ft 7.7s 5s
OK Cesaroni I236 94.1oz 68ft/s 359ft/s 10.9G 1,101ft 7.5s 6s
OK Cesaroni I175 95.4oz 56ft/s 326ft/s 6.1G 1,105ft 7.9s 5s
OK AeroTech I305 100.5oz 80ft/s 380ft/s 13.4G 1,119ft 7.3s 6s
OK AeroTech I300 95.6oz 85ft/s 385ft/s 16.5G 1,131ft 7.4s 6s
OK Cesaroni I223 97.4oz 61ft/s 364ft/s 8.4G 1,137ft 7.7s 6s
OK AeroTech I211 96.0oz 72ft/s 342ft/s 11.0G 1,140ft 7.6s 5s
OK AeroTech I195 100.2oz 74ft/s 343ft/s 11.9G 1,155ft 7.7s 5s
OK Loki I316 99.0oz 95ft/s 399ft/s 16.9G 1,193ft 7.4s 6s
OK Loki I405 99.2oz 114ft/s 441ft/s 28.1G 1,225ft 7.3s 6s
OK Cesaroni I287 101.3oz 70ft/s 411ft/s 10.2G 1,228ft 7.8s 6s
OK Loki I210 99.0oz 80ft/s 368ft/s 15.1G 1,266ft 7.8s 6s
OK Loki I430 99.0oz 92ft/s 479ft/s 18.3G 1,282ft 7.6s 6s
OK Cesaroni I285 97.8oz 75ft/s 416ft/s 11.9G 1,288ft 7.9s 6s
OK Loki I377 99.8oz 102ft/s 437ft/s 22.7G 1,289ft 7.6s 6s
warningsW Loki I110 100.8oz 51ft/s 297ft/s 8.4G 1,297ft 8.8s 5s
OK Cesaroni I470 97.5oz 95ft/s 502ft/s 19.6G 1,303ft 7.5s 6s
OK KBA I550 105.1oz 99ft/s 562ft/s 20.8G 1,310ft 7.4s 6s
OK AeroTech I366 99.6oz 91ft/s 451ft/s 16.6G 1,313ft 7.7s 6s
OK Cesaroni I255 98.2oz 71ft/s 407ft/s 10.4G 1,313ft 8.0s 6s
OK AeroTech I327 102.2oz 81ft/s 450ft/s 14.2G 1,323ft 7.8s 6s
OK AeroTech I364 103.9oz 79ft/s 441ft/s 12.8G 1,332ft 7.8s 6s
OK AMW I297 100.8oz 76ft/s 438ft/s 12.3G 1,335ft 7.9s 6s
OK Cesaroni I303 97.6oz 77ft/s 441ft/s 14.2G 1,346ft 7.9s 6s
OK AeroTech I435 98.3oz 111ft/s 500ft/s 26.6G 1,360ft 7.6s 6s
OK KBA I301 105.6oz 74ft/s 461ft/s 12.9G 1,374ft 7.8s 6s
OK AeroTech I280 101.7oz 72ft/s 437ft/s 10.9G 1,376ft 8.1s 6s
OK Cesaroni I242 99.4oz 67ft/s 412ft/s 9.3G 1,392ft 8.3s 6s
OK AeroTech I59 97.2oz 49ft/s 213ft/s 5.1G 1,406ft 11.2s 3s
OK Cesaroni I350 107.6oz 77ft/s 471ft/s 12.4G 1,419ft 8.1s 6s
OK AeroTech I284 99.6oz 89ft/s 458ft/s 16.2G 1,419ft 7.9s 6s
OK AeroTech I500 100.3oz 98ft/s 544ft/s 19.7G 1,441ft 7.8s 6s
warningsW Cesaroni I540 101.1oz 107ft/s 565ft/s 21.1G 1,447ft 7.7s 7s
OK AeroTech I600 101.2oz 113ft/s 561ft/s 28.1G 1,450ft 7.7s 7s
OK KBA J740 105.5oz 121ft/s 621ft/s 29.5G 1,463ft 7.7s 7s
OK Loki J396 106.5oz 82ft/s 515ft/s 15.4G 1,496ft 8.1s 6s
OK AeroTech J420 102.9oz 94ft/s 516ft/s 18.4G 1,497ft 8.0s 6s
OK AeroTech I350 101.7oz 85ft/s 519ft/s 15.5G 1,497ft 8.0s 6s
OK AeroTech J350 103.5oz 110ft/s 521ft/s 27.6G 1,504ft 7.9s 6s
OK Cesaroni I125 102.8oz 57ft/s 310ft/s 8.4G 1,516ft 9.4s 5s
OK Cesaroni J381 104.3oz 91ft/s 513ft/s 16.4G 1,521ft 8.1s 6s
OK AeroTech J340 100.4oz 91ft/s 501ft/s 20.5G 1,528ft 8.1s 6s
OK Cesaroni J335 102.1oz 83ft/s 493ft/s 13.5G 1,530ft 8.2s 6s
OK Cesaroni J357 101.2oz 85ft/s 511ft/s 17.3G 1,539ft 8.2s 6s
OK AeroTech J425 102.3oz 80ft/s 552ft/s 13.9G 1,555ft 8.2s 7s
OK Cesaroni J285 101.0oz 77ft/s 473ft/s 11.7G 1,556ft 8.4s 6s
OK Cesaroni J316 101.4oz 81ft/s 482ft/s 14.5G 1,567ft 8.4s 6s
OK Cesaroni J270 103.1oz 69ft/s 460ft/s 9.1G 1,578ft 8.6s 6s
OK Cesaroni I216 101.2oz 71ft/s 419ft/s 11.0G 1,582ft 8.7s 6s
OK Cesaroni J400 104.8oz 88ft/s 532ft/s 14.9G 1,588ft 8.2s 6s
OK AeroTech J500 103.1oz 111ft/s 571ft/s 26.6G 1,596ft 8.0s 7s
OK Loki J528 106.3oz 116ft/s 613ft/s 33.6G 1,599ft 7.9s 7s
OK Cesaroni J290 103.3oz 78ft/s 479ft/s 12.7G 1,622ft 8.5s 6s
OK AeroTech J270 102.6oz 74ft/s 480ft/s 11.5G 1,661ft 8.7s 6s
OK Loki J712 106.5oz 119ft/s 666ft/s 28.7G 1,675ft 8.1s 7s
OK AeroTech J435 102.0oz 102ft/s 585ft/s 23.3G 1,696ft 8.2s 6s
OK Cesaroni J410 105.9oz 91ft/s 562ft/s 16.3G 1,715ft 8.4s 6s
OK Cesaroni J425 104.7oz 98ft/s 573ft/s 22.0G 1,718ft 8.3s 6s
OK Cesaroni J330 104.8oz 88ft/s 527ft/s 14.8G 1,733ft 8.6s 6s
OK Cesaroni J354 107.4oz 86ft/s 534ft/s 16.4G 1,819ft 8.7s 6s
OK Loki J320 106.5oz 83ft/s 523ft/s 16.9G 1,827ft 8.8s 6s

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
failedA Contrail G130 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (166ft)
failedG AeroTech G67 speed at end of launch guide too slow (37ft/s)
failedG Loki G69 speed at end of launch guide too slow (38ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G61 speed at end of launch guide too slow (34ft/s)
failedA Contrail G234 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (219ft)
failedG Loki G70 speed at end of launch guide too slow (40ft/s)
failedG Loki G94 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G69 speed at end of launch guide too slow (34ft/s)
failedG Loki G80 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G46 speed at end of launch guide too slow (27ft/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 (42ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G60 speed at end of launch guide too slow (35ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G69 speed at end of launch guide too slow (34ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G58 speed at end of launch guide too slow (28ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G115 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G78 speed at end of launch guide too slow (36ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G50 speed at end of launch guide too slow (25ft/s)
failedA Contrail G300 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (170ft)
failedG AeroTech H73 speed at end of launch guide too slow (33ft/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 Loki H90 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni H143 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 (34ft/s)
failedG AeroTech I49 speed at end of launch guide too slow (25ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I55 speed at end of launch guide too slow (28ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni J94 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)

G These simulations were run with a launch guide length of 8ft (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.)

A The minimum altitude check is used to ensure that the rocket flies high enough to ensure time for a safe recovery. In addition, many barometric altimeters require a minimum altitude to detect lift-off. (The minimum altitude is 10m or 33ft for an A motor and doubles for each impulse class).

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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