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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 30 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (746 motors didn't fit, 15 motors failed safety checks). 45 motor had thrust curves available and 82 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:   The V2.2
Owner: Kevin Katz
Body Diameter: 3.00in
Dry Weight: 346g
MMT Diameter: 24.0mm
MMT Length: 12.00in
CD: 0.75

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 D15 393g 51ft/s 115ft/s 6.8G 239ft 4.0s 3s
OK Cesaroni E75 398g 87ft/s 188ft/s 22.9G 339ft 4.3s 4s
OK Cesaroni E31 398g 53ft/s 174ft/s 9.4G 361ft 4.7s 4s
OK Estes E30 393g 62ft/s 221ft/s 11.7G 496ft 5.2s 4s
OK AeroTech E20 395g 56ft/s 196ft/s 8.0G 513ft 5.5s 4s
OK AeroTech E18 405g 51ft/s 200ft/s 6.8G 577ft 5.9s 4s
OK AeroTech E28 401g 68ft/s 242ft/s 11.8G 584ft 5.6s 4s
OK AeroTech E30 393g 66ft/s 245ft/s 11.5G 587ft 5.6s 4s
OK AeroTech F44 394g 75ft/s 289ft/s 15.6G 613ft 5.6s 5s
OK AeroTech F30 417g 54ft/s 266ft/s 8.1G 680ft 6.1s 4s
OK Cesaroni F51 419g 73ft/s 303ft/s 15.1G 705ft 5.9s 5s
OK AeroTech F24 409g 59ft/s 238ft/s 9.3G 708ft 6.3s 4s
OK AeroTech F39 407g 72ft/s 289ft/s 13.9G 720ft 6.0s 5s
OK Cesaroni F70 419g 85ft/s 340ft/s 22.2G 734ft 5.9s 5s
OK AeroTech F35 431g 68ft/s 309ft/s 12.8G 806ft 6.3s 5s
OK Cesaroni F50 440g 71ft/s 332ft/s 14.8G 816ft 6.3s 5s
OK AeroTech F32 410g 68ft/s 301ft/s 13.6G 819ft 6.5s 5s
OK Cesaroni F240 438g 150ft/s 477ft/s 63.5G 853ft 5.9s 6s
OK Cesaroni F79 453g 82ft/s 401ft/s 20.3G 884ft 6.3s 5s
OK Cesaroni F85 442g 94ft/s 434ft/s 22.3G 935ft 6.3s 5s
OK Cesaroni F51 441g 80ft/s 373ft/s 18.3G 998ft 6.7s 5s
OK Cesaroni F30 448g 63ft/s 306ft/s 11.3G 1,019ft 7.1s 5s
OK Cesaroni G100 505g 106ft/s 530ft/s 34.0G 1,263ft 7.0s 6s
OK Cesaroni G127 512g 114ft/s 625ft/s 34.7G 1,385ft 7.1s 6s
OK Cesaroni G145 508g 125ft/s 650ft/s 63.1G 1,401ft 7.1s 6s
OK Cesaroni G84 518g 94ft/s 532ft/s 24.5G 1,421ft 7.4s 6s
OK Cesaroni G150 506g 124ft/s 671ft/s 48.5G 1,423ft 7.1s 6s
OK Cesaroni G117 518g 110ft/s 620ft/s 34.0G 1,450ft 7.2s 6s
OK Cesaroni G107 516g 133ft/s 573ft/s 42.4G 1,450ft 7.2s 6s
OK Cesaroni G65 520g 98ft/s 493ft/s 28.9G 1,584ft 7.8s 5s

Don't like the units? Login to set your preferences. Don't understand the results? See the motor guide help page.

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 C11 speed at end of launch guide too slow (34ft/s)
failedG Estes D12 speed at end of launch guide too slow (38ft/s)
failedG Estes D11 speed at end of launch guide too slow (36ft/s)
failedG AeroTech D7 speed at end of launch guide too slow (26ft/s)
failedG AeroTech D9 speed at end of launch guide too slow (34ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni E22 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/s)
failedG Estes E12 speed at end of launch guide too slow (44ft/s)
failedG Estes E9 speed at end of launch guide too slow (30ft/s)
failedG AeroTech E7 speed at end of launch guide too slow (27ft/s)
failedG AeroTech E11 speed at end of launch guide too slow (37ft/s)
failedG AeroTech E12 speed at end of launch guide too slow (35ft/s)
failedG AeroTech E6 speed at end of launch guide too slow (27ft/s)
failedG Apogee E6 speed at end of launch guide too slow (35ft/s)
failedG AeroTech E15 speed at end of launch guide too slow (46ft/s)
failedG AeroTech F12 speed at end of launch guide too slow (42ft/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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