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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 110 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (693 motors didn't fit, 8 motors failed safety checks). 116 motor had thrust curves available and 232 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:   Whiplash
Owner: Matt
Body Diameter: 2.56in
Dry Weight: 16.0oz
MMT Diameter: 29.0mm
MMT Length: 18.00in
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 19.7oz 55ft/s 152ft/s 6.0G 433ft 5.5s 4s
OK Cesaroni F36 19.7oz 57ft/s 217ft/s 13.5G 602ft 6.2s 5s
OK AeroTech F37 19.9oz 56ft/s 230ft/s 7.4G 740ft 6.9s 5s
OK AeroTech F27 18.8oz 53ft/s 215ft/s 5.9G 757ft 7.1s 5s
OK Cesaroni F36 19.6oz 58ft/s 248ft/s 6.9G 788ft 7.0s 6s
OK Cesaroni F32 19.8oz 52ft/s 238ft/s 7.0G 789ft 7.2s 5s
OK Cesaroni F29 19.7oz 48ft/s 235ft/s 5.0G 811ft 7.4s 5s
OK AeroTech F23 18.9oz 59ft/s 227ft/s 8.3G 828ft 7.3s 5s
OK AeroTech F62 19.8oz 72ft/s 272ft/s 10.6G 829ft 7.0s 6s
OK Cesaroni F31 19.6oz 54ft/s 256ft/s 9.3G 868ft 7.4s 6s
OK Cesaroni F120 19.7oz 105ft/s 310ft/s 25.1G 869ft 6.9s 6s
OK Cesaroni F59 19.5oz 76ft/s 295ft/s 12.0G 902ft 7.2s 6s
OK AeroTech F42 18.7oz 77ft/s 277ft/s 12.2G 908ft 7.2s 6s
OK AeroTech F20 18.8oz 60ft/s 243ft/s 8.2G 930ft 7.6s 5s
OK AeroTech F26 19.6oz 53ft/s 254ft/s 6.0G 992ft 8.0s 5s
OK AeroTech F67 18.8oz 86ft/s 335ft/s 15.4G 1,014ft 7.4s 6s
OK AeroTech F50 19.0oz 79ft/s 344ft/s 12.8G 1,132ft 7.8s 6s
OK AeroTech F52 20.3oz 78ft/s 336ft/s 13.0G 1,162ft 8.0s 7s
OK AeroTech F25 19.2oz 67ft/s 290ft/s 9.8G 1,176ft 8.3s 6s
OK AeroTech F40 20.5oz 73ft/s 326ft/s 11.0G 1,249ft 8.4s 6s
OK Estes F50 19.0oz 82ft/s 375ft/s 13.8G 1,273ft 8.2s 7s
OK AeroTech G54 20.8oz 78ft/s 362ft/s 13.0G 1,279ft 8.3s 7s
OK Cesaroni G88 21.4oz 83ft/s 409ft/s 18.7G 1,306ft 8.2s 7s
OK AeroTech G104 20.8oz 100ft/s 416ft/s 20.1G 1,338ft 8.2s 7s
OK AeroTech G74 19.1oz 83ft/s 443ft/s 15.9G 1,396ft 8.4s 7s
OK AeroTech G38 20.4oz 63ft/s 341ft/s 8.3G 1,408ft 9.0s 6s
OK AeroTech G53 21.1oz 84ft/s 384ft/s 13.7G 1,443ft 8.7s 7s
OK Cesaroni G80 21.1oz 79ft/s 450ft/s 15.8G 1,477ft 8.7s 7s
OK AeroTech G77 21.8oz 73ft/s 461ft/s 13.6G 1,571ft 9.0s 8s
OK Estes G40 20.3oz 75ft/s 400ft/s 11.9G 1,598ft 9.1s 7s
OK AeroTech G40 20.3oz 75ft/s 400ft/s 11.9G 1,598ft 9.1s 7s
OK AeroTech G77 20.3oz 81ft/s 493ft/s 16.0G 1,601ft 8.8s 8s
OK AeroTech G72 20.6oz 78ft/s 500ft/s 16.2G 1,643ft 9.0s 8s
OK AeroTech G79 21.5oz 85ft/s 477ft/s 15.4G 1,644ft 9.0s 8s
OK Cesaroni G250 21.0oz 144ft/s 582ft/s 48.5G 1,655ft 8.6s 8s
OK Cesaroni G83 21.1oz 86ft/s 486ft/s 16.1G 1,656ft 9.0s 8s
OK AeroTech G79 20.4oz 72ft/s 476ft/s 13.0G 1,675ft 9.2s 7s
OK Cesaroni G68 21.5oz 77ft/s 463ft/s 14.4G 1,675ft 9.2s 7s
OK Cesaroni G57 21.1oz 80ft/s 442ft/s 14.0G 1,703ft 9.3s 7s
OK Cesaroni G126 21.1oz 106ft/s 558ft/s 26.1G 1,755ft 9.0s 8s
OK AeroTech G76 21.2oz 106ft/s 470ft/s 24.6G 1,764ft 9.1s 7s
OK AeroTech G75 20.7oz 89ft/s 534ft/s 17.1G 1,766ft 9.1s 8s
OK Cesaroni G131 23.1oz 103ft/s 568ft/s 22.1G 1,816ft 9.2s 8s
OK AeroTech G64 21.3oz 92ft/s 464ft/s 17.3G 1,820ft 9.4s 7s
OK AeroTech G78 20.4oz 86ft/s 545ft/s 16.8G 1,863ft 9.3s 8s
OK AeroTech G125 20.4oz 104ft/s 618ft/s 24.8G 1,870ft 9.0s 8s
OK AeroTech G25 20.3oz 55ft/s 364ft/s 6.5G 1,924ft 10.6s 6s
OK AeroTech G80 20.5oz 90ft/s 560ft/s 17.3G 1,948ft 9.4s 8s
OK Cesaroni G106 22.6oz 87ft/s 602ft/s 19.9G 1,999ft 9.6s 8s
OK KBA G135 24.0oz 93ft/s 625ft/s 22.1G 2,036ft 9.6s 9s
OK KBA G82 24.1oz 73ft/s 551ft/s 12.9G 2,059ft 10.0s 8s
OK AeroTech G75 24.2oz 71ft/s 547ft/s 10.7G 2,171ft 10.3s 8s
OK AeroTech H165 23.1oz 114ft/s 704ft/s 28.6G 2,200ft 9.7s 9s
OK Cesaroni H410 22.4oz 187ft/s 831ft/s 83.1G 2,206ft 9.4s 9s
OK Cesaroni H175 24.7oz 116ft/s 716ft/s 30.4G 2,218ft 9.7s 9s
OK Cesaroni G125 22.9oz 105ft/s 672ft/s 24.4G 2,220ft 9.8s 9s
OK Cesaroni G33 22.9oz 50ft/s 416ft/s 8.1G 2,229ft 11.5s 7s
OK Cesaroni G118 22.6oz 99ft/s 669ft/s 23.8G 2,236ft 9.9s 9s
OK Cesaroni H133 22.7oz 110ft/s 686ft/s 29.4G 2,264ft 9.8s 9s
OK Cesaroni H163 22.6oz 117ft/s 737ft/s 33.6G 2,279ft 9.8s 9s
OK AeroTech G138 21.2oz 102ft/s 780ft/s 26.8G 2,298ft 9.7s 9s
OK AeroTech H238 22.9oz 131ft/s 762ft/s 35.9G 2,310ft 9.7s 9s
OK AeroTech H128 23.3oz 114ft/s 714ft/s 27.1G 2,317ft 9.9s 9s
OK Cesaroni H90 21.7oz 96ft/s 647ft/s 24.7G 2,339ft 10.0s 8s
OK Cesaroni G54 22.8oz 95ft/s 505ft/s 18.1G 2,359ft 10.5s 8s
OK Cesaroni H87 23.2oz 86ft/s 632ft/s 18.9G 2,370ft 10.3s 8s
OK RATT H70 28.4oz 90ft/s 533ft/s 16.3G 2,372ft 10.7s 8s
OK Cesaroni H123 24.0oz 96ft/s 705ft/s 19.9G 2,376ft 10.1s 9s
OK AeroTech H115 23.2oz 94ft/s 704ft/s 18.1G 2,404ft 10.1s 8s
OK Cesaroni H54 23.4oz 84ft/s 517ft/s 14.6G 2,459ft 10.8s 7s
OK Cesaroni H118 24.2oz 102ft/s 700ft/s 24.3G 2,491ft 10.3s 9s
OK AeroTech H97 25.8oz 83ft/s 659ft/s 14.3G 2,499ft 10.6s 8s
OK Cesaroni H237 26.4oz 133ft/s 847ft/s 35.8G 2,536ft 10.1s 9s
OK AeroTech H220 24.8oz 139ft/s 845ft/s 43.5G 2,573ft 10.1s 9s
OK AeroTech H210 24.7oz 127ft/s 859ft/s 36.1G 2,614ft 10.2s 9s
OK Cesaroni H151 24.4oz 114ft/s 790ft/s 29.0G 2,636ft 10.3s 9s
OK AeroTech H182 23.3oz 112ft/s 900ft/s 28.0G 2,686ft 10.2s 9s
OK Cesaroni H170 24.2oz 128ft/s 843ft/s 34.4G 2,707ft 10.3s 9s
OK Cesaroni H42 24.5oz 59ft/s 503ft/s 10.0G 2,724ft 12.0s 8s
OK Cesaroni H160 25.6oz 106ft/s 833ft/s 25.1G 2,732ft 10.5s 9s
OK AeroTech H180 24.9oz 123ft/s 875ft/s 35.8G 2,749ft 10.3s 9s
OK Cesaroni H135 24.9oz 105ft/s 790ft/s 23.0G 2,750ft 10.6s 9s
OK AeroTech H250 25.0oz 155ft/s 930ft/s 45.8G 2,758ft 10.2s 9s
OK KBA H130 41.0oz 87ft/s 580ft/s 18.3G 2,777ft 11.9s 10s
OK AeroTech H195 22.9oz 144ft/s 964ft/s 38.9G 2,808ft 10.1s 9s
OK AeroTech H169 23.1oz 135ft/s 883ft/s 35.5G 2,827ft 10.2s 9s
OK Cesaroni H295 28.1oz 149ft/s 977ft/s 44.2G 2,845ft 10.4s 10s
OK KBA H225 27.1oz 111ft/s 926ft/s 34.0G 2,875ft 10.7s 10s
OK AeroTech H135 23.5oz 100ft/s 792ft/s 22.5G 2,932ft 10.8s 9s
OK Cesaroni H194 26.0oz 130ft/s 923ft/s 38.1G 2,981ft 10.6s 9s
OK Cesaroni H180 27.1oz 122ft/s 895ft/s 35.0G 2,992ft 10.8s 9s
OK Cesaroni H200 25.7oz 137ft/s 936ft/s 39.8G 3,021ft 10.6s 9s
OK Cesaroni H340 29.8oz 153ft/s 1,048ft/s 53.0G 3,041ft 10.6s 10s
OK Cesaroni H399 26.4oz 180ft/s 1,131ft/s 73.7G 3,052ft 10.5s 10s
OK Cesaroni H255 24.2oz 156ft/s 1,057ft/s 55.0G 3,058ft 10.4s 9s
OK Cesaroni H53 26.1oz 69ft/s 596ft/s 11.9G 3,161ft 12.2s 8s
OK Cesaroni H140 25.8oz 125ft/s 863ft/s 33.3G 3,172ft 11.0s 9s
OK Cesaroni H226 28.7oz 141ft/s 998ft/s 43.0G 3,283ft 11.0s 10s
OK AeroTech H268 28.6oz 140ft/s 1,050ft/s 40.6G 3,294ft 11.0s 10s
OK Cesaroni H233 27.6oz 137ft/s 1,045ft/s 43.5G 3,321ft 10.9s 10s
OK Cesaroni H255 27.2oz 149ft/s 1,093ft/s 53.7G 3,343ft 10.9s 10s
OK Cesaroni H159 28.1oz 105ft/s 923ft/s 23.0G 3,352ft 11.3s 9s
OK AeroTech I200 28.6oz 133ft/s 994ft/s 37.2G 3,443ft 11.2s 9s
OK Cesaroni H160 27.3oz 140ft/s 930ft/s 40.9G 3,458ft 11.2s 9s
OK AeroTech I205 27.1oz 129ft/s 1,078ft/s 47.3G 3,544ft 11.0s 9s
OK Cesaroni I204 28.3oz 141ft/s 1,045ft/s 44.5G 3,566ft 11.2s 10s
OK Cesaroni I243 30.1oz 149ft/s 1,106ft/s 51.3G 3,763ft 11.4s 10s
OK Cesaroni I224 29.1oz 154ft/s 1,123ft/s 52.8G 3,773ft 11.4s 10s
warningsD Estes F26 19.6oz 5:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsD Estes G80 20.5oz 14:1 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 (41ft/s)
failedG AeroTech E16 speed at end of launch guide too slow (46ft/s)
failedG Estes F15 speed at end of launch guide too slow (38ft/s)
failedG AeroTech F22 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG Apogee F10 speed at end of launch guide too slow (42ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G8 speed at end of launch guide too slow (19ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G11 speed at end of launch guide too slow (42ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G12 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/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.)

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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