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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 28 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (780 motors didn't fit, 3 motors failed safety checks). 31 motor had thrust curves available and 60 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:   Squat
Owner: K Sonesen
Body Diameter: 4.00in
Dry Weight: 45.0oz
MMT Diameter: 54.0mm
MMT Length: 12.00in
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 AeroTech I599 63.1oz 126ft/s 686ft/s 42.5G 1,842ft 8.7s 8s
OK AeroTech I215 63.6oz 68ft/s 541ft/s 13.7G 1,915ft 9.5s 8s
OK AeroTech I229 63.1oz 71ft/s 577ft/s 14.2G 1,975ft 9.5s 8s
OK Cesaroni I140 64.9oz 50ft/s 460ft/s 7.6G 1,976ft 10.2s 7s
OK AeroTech I170 63.6oz 58ft/s 509ft/s 10.4G 1,981ft 9.8s 7s
OK Cesaroni I445 65.3oz 88ft/s 716ft/s 27.5G 2,105ft 9.3s 8s
OK Cesaroni I150 65.1oz 57ft/s 499ft/s 8.8G 2,272ft 10.6s 7s
OK Cesaroni I218 65.5oz 69ft/s 593ft/s 13.3G 2,277ft 10.1s 8s
OK Cesaroni I165 66.0oz 58ft/s 532ft/s 9.1G 2,463ft 10.9s 7s
OK Cesaroni I120 67.0oz 49ft/s 455ft/s 6.9G 2,482ft 11.5s 7s
OK Cesaroni J1055 72.2oz 143ft/s 1,074ft/s 54.8G 2,653ft 9.7s 9s
OK Cesaroni J250 74.3oz 60ft/s 704ft/s 12.0G 2,831ft 11.1s 8s
OK Cesaroni J280 78.7oz 65ft/s 743ft/s 12.5G 2,855ft 11.0s 8s
OK AeroTech J1299 74.4oz 160ft/s 1,196ft/s 70.0G 2,860ft 9.9s 9s
OK AeroTech J250 77.0oz 63ft/s 698ft/s 12.1G 2,868ft 11.0s 8s
OK AeroTech J250 70.0oz 77ft/s 696ft/s 15.8G 2,914ft 10.9s 8s
OK AeroTech J315 75.0oz 75ft/s 747ft/s 16.7G 2,971ft 10.9s 8s
OK Cesaroni J430 73.2oz 94ft/s 903ft/s 24.7G 3,054ft 10.6s 9s
OK Cesaroni I100 73.5oz 63ft/s 442ft/s 13.9G 3,059ft 13.0s 4s
OK AeroTech J460 72.8oz 97ft/s 915ft/s 25.6G 3,065ft 10.5s 8s
OK Cesaroni J145 74.5oz 64ft/s 542ft/s 22.4G 3,115ft 12.0s 7s
OK Cesaroni J240 75.9oz 66ft/s 713ft/s 12.6G 3,234ft 11.6s 8s
OK Cesaroni J293 74.6oz 71ft/s 783ft/s 16.2G 3,238ft 11.3s 8s
OK AeroTech I65 71.5oz 55ft/s 438ft/s 8.9G 3,244ft 13.5s 5s
OK AeroTech J275 75.5oz 70ft/s 731ft/s 14.1G 3,270ft 11.5s 8s
OK AeroTech J180 73.5oz 75ft/s 648ft/s 14.9G 3,297ft 11.7s 7s
OK Cesaroni J244 77.1oz 61ft/s 724ft/s 11.3G 3,375ft 11.9s 8s
OK Cesaroni J210 74.7oz 70ft/s 630ft/s 14.8G 3,576ft 12.6s 9s

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 AeroTech I117 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG AeroTech I115 speed at end of launch guide too slow (46ft/s)
failedG AeroTech J90 speed at end of launch guide too slow (46ft/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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