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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 178 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (617 motors didn't fit, 16 motors failed safety checks). 191 motor had thrust curves available and 347 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:   Pretty in Pink
Owner: Chris Prinzi
Body Diameter: 3.00in
Dry Weight: 6.00lb
MMT Diameter: 54.0mm
MMT Length: 1,280.0mm
CD: 0.50

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 I215 7.16lb 50ft/s 344ft/s 7.2G 1,808ft 11.1s 9s
OK AeroTech I229 7.13lb 50ft/s 366ft/s 7.7G 1,961ft 11.4s 10s
OK AeroTech I599 7.13lb 91ft/s 398ft/s 23.3G 1,994ft 10.9s 10s
OK Cesaroni I445 7.27lb 68ft/s 445ft/s 15.7G 2,467ft 12.2s 11s
OK Cesaroni I218 7.28lb 52ft/s 415ft/s 7.2G 2,496ft 12.9s 11s
OK Contrail J245 9.42lb 55ft/s 413ft/s 9.5G 2,719ft 13.4s 11s
OK Contrail J355 9.45lb 67ft/s 468ft/s 12.3G 3,003ft 13.8s 12s
OK Cesaroni I100 7.78lb 48ft/s 345ft/s 7.8G 3,109ft 15.4s 6s
OK Hypertek J250 8.85lb 58ft/s 460ft/s 9.4G 3,278ft 14.5s 11s
OK Contrail J292 9.40lb 67ft/s 466ft/s 12.2G 3,296ft 14.5s 12s
OK Hypertek J170 8.83lb 54ft/s 430ft/s 7.9G 3,399ft 15.2s 10s
OK Cesaroni J145 7.85lb 50ft/s 453ft/s 12.9G 3,780ft 16.0s 11s
OK AeroTech J250 8.00lb 49ft/s 554ft/s 7.9G 3,868ft 15.6s 13s
OK Cesaroni J280 8.10lb 50ft/s 572ft/s 8.2G 3,915ft 15.6s 13s
OK Hypertek J270 8.86lb 66ft/s 526ft/s 11.5G 4,005ft 15.7s 12s
OK AeroTech J250 7.56lb 56ft/s 563ft/s 9.1G 4,067ft 15.7s 13s
OK Hypertek J190 8.85lb 56ft/s 498ft/s 8.7G 4,159ft 16.5s 12s
OK AeroTech J315 7.88lb 57ft/s 605ft/s 10.0G 4,288ft 16.0s 13s
OK Cesaroni J1055 7.70lb 104ft/s 691ft/s 33.0G 4,317ft 15.2s 15s
OK Contrail J358 9.84lb 70ft/s 576ft/s 15.6G 4,406ft 16.4s 14s
OK AeroTech J180 7.78lb 56ft/s 551ft/s 8.5G 4,562ft 16.8s 12s
OK Cesaroni J240 7.93lb 49ft/s 616ft/s 7.4G 4,628ft 16.9s 14s
OK Gorilla J365 8.65lb 48ft/s 654ft/s 12.4G 4,664ft 16.7s 14s
OK Cesaroni J210 7.86lb 52ft/s 580ft/s 8.4G 4,759ft 17.4s 13s
OK AeroTech J275 7.91lb 52ft/s 623ft/s 8.8G 4,809ft 17.0s 13s
OK Cesaroni J430 7.76lb 69ft/s 699ft/s 14.1G 4,830ft 16.5s 15s
OK Cesaroni J293 7.85lb 55ft/s 659ft/s 9.2G 4,846ft 17.0s 14s
OK AeroTech J460 7.74lb 73ft/s 715ft/s 15.3G 4,991ft 16.6s 15s
OK AeroTech J1299 7.84lb 119ft/s 785ft/s 42.2G 5,021ft 16.1s 15s
OK Gorilla J167 8.68lb 51ft/s 550ft/s 8.6G 5,220ft 18.4s 12s
OK AMW J1365 8.47lb 116ft/s 803ft/s 41.4G 5,295ft 16.6s 16s
OK AMW J400 9.05lb 56ft/s 719ft/s 11.6G 5,304ft 17.5s 15s
OK Contrail J272 9.85lb 67ft/s 608ft/s 12.1G 5,314ft 18.1s 14s
OK Loki J350 8.78lb 56ft/s 720ft/s 10.9G 5,373ft 17.6s 15s
OK Contrail J642 9.95lb 97ft/s 733ft/s 32.0G 5,557ft 17.4s 16s
OK AMW J475 9.11lb 64ft/s 772ft/s 14.9G 5,656ft 17.7s 16s
OK Cesaroni J360 8.43lb 55ft/s 772ft/s 13.4G 5,817ft 18.2s 15s
OK Contrail J416 9.75lb 77ft/s 705ft/s 17.1G 5,843ft 18.4s 16s
OK Cesaroni J380 8.85lb 55ft/s 787ft/s 10.6G 5,880ft 18.3s 16s
OK Gorilla J395 8.56lb 56ft/s 788ft/s 11.4G 5,911ft 18.3s 16s
OK Gorilla J465 8.61lb 63ft/s 807ft/s 16.9G 5,924ft 18.0s 16s
OK AeroTech J450 8.70lb 63ft/s 806ft/s 13.3G 6,010ft 18.2s 16s
OK AMW J395 8.80lb 61ft/s 786ft/s 11.2G 6,081ft 18.5s 16s
OK Gorilla J450 9.21lb 55ft/s 807ft/s 14.3G 6,144ft 18.5s 16s
OK AeroTech J1799 8.45lb 134ft/s 944ft/s 56.7G 6,155ft 17.3s 17s
OK AMW J325 8.71lb 65ft/s 748ft/s 13.0G 6,163ft 18.7s 15s
OK Gorilla J485 8.62lb 63ft/s 839ft/s 14.5G 6,165ft 18.3s 16s
OK Cesaroni J1520 8.26lb 122ft/s 958ft/s 47.3G 6,252ft 17.5s 17s
OK AMW J440 8.71lb 86ft/s 833ft/s 19.8G 6,293ft 18.2s 16s
OK Gorilla J535 8.70lb 78ft/s 862ft/s 16.5G 6,308ft 18.2s 16s
OK Loki J525 8.73lb 72ft/s 875ft/s 16.6G 6,363ft 18.3s 16s
OK Loki J820 8.67lb 97ft/s 913ft/s 26.8G 6,466ft 18.0s 17s
OK Loki J175 8.76lb 56ft/s 666ft/s 9.8G 6,570ft 20.0s 14s
OK AeroTech J401 8.01lb 66ft/s 877ft/s 12.5G 6,608ft 18.7s 16s
OK AMW K1720 8.98lb 132ft/s 977ft/s 50.1G 6,614ft 18.0s 17s
OK AeroTech J540 8.39lb 77ft/s 910ft/s 17.4G 6,634ft 18.5s 16s
OK AMW J475 9.29lb 69ft/s 852ft/s 13.2G 6,738ft 19.1s 16s
OK Cesaroni J355 8.59lb 59ft/s 853ft/s 10.5G 6,831ft 19.4s 16s
OK AMW J745 8.69lb 86ft/s 950ft/s 21.9G 6,838ft 18.6s 17s
OK Loki J300 8.90lb 58ft/s 797ft/s 9.2G 6,850ft 19.8s 16s
OK Cesaroni J295 8.47lb 61ft/s 814ft/s 10.6G 6,954ft 19.6s 16s
OK Gorilla K222 9.52lb 56ft/s 692ft/s 9.1G 7,077ft 20.8s 14s
OK AeroTech K456 9.27lb 64ft/s 924ft/s 11.6G 7,229ft 19.6s 17s
OK AMW K665 9.83lb 71ft/s 964ft/s 19.1G 7,238ft 19.3s 17s
OK AeroTech J800 8.39lb 95ft/s 1,010ft/s 24.5G 7,246ft 18.9s 17s
OK AeroTech J415 8.58lb 65ft/s 917ft/s 13.6G 7,257ft 19.5s 16s
OK Cesaroni J449 8.47lb 67ft/s 957ft/s 13.9G 7,321ft 19.5s 17s
OK Cesaroni J760 8.37lb 90ft/s 1,041ft/s 23.2G 7,348ft 19.0s 17s
OK Cesaroni K360 8.72lb 57ft/s 918ft/s 9.6G 7,384ft 20.0s 17s
OK AeroTech K400 8.63lb 71ft/s 922ft/s 13.0G 7,546ft 20.0s 17s
OK Gorilla K555 9.48lb 66ft/s 990ft/s 14.9G 7,639ft 20.0s 17s
OK Cesaroni K454 9.07lb 63ft/s 965ft/s 12.6G 7,648ft 20.0s 17s
OK Gorilla K520 9.18lb 65ft/s 988ft/s 14.3G 7,648ft 20.0s 17s
OK Gorilla K533 9.78lb 63ft/s 978ft/s 15.7G 7,710ft 20.0s 17s
OK AMW K475 9.29lb 66ft/s 976ft/s 13.4G 7,720ft 20.1s 17s
OK AeroTech K185 9.16lb 49ft/s 742ft/s 7.4G 7,728ft 21.4s 14s
OK Cesaroni K530 9.62lb 64ft/s 1,013ft/s 13.7G 7,732ft 20.0s 17s
OK Gorilla K630 9.44lb 73ft/s 1,016ft/s 18.9G 7,742ft 19.8s 18s
OK AeroTech K2050 8.85lb 135ft/s 1,172ft/s 56.0G 7,776ft 19.0s 18s
OK Cesaroni K2045 8.84lb 142ft/s 1,203ft/s 58.9G 7,868ft 19.0s 18s
OK AMW K535 9.44lb 72ft/s 997ft/s 14.4G 7,899ft 20.2s 18s
OK KBA K700 9.31lb 85ft/s 1,073ft/s 22.0G 7,908ft 19.8s 18s
OK AeroTech K513 9.63lb 68ft/s 1,026ft/s 15.0G 7,963ft 20.1s 17s
OK AeroTech K535 8.79lb 77ft/s 1,035ft/s 15.4G 8,058ft 20.1s 17s
OK AeroTech K695 9.28lb 80ft/s 1,095ft/s 21.5G 8,130ft 19.9s 18s
OK Contrail K321 10.50lb 52ft/s 840ft/s 14.7G 8,159ft 21.6s 17s
OK AMW K610 9.89lb 71ft/s 1,027ft/s 16.0G 8,167ft 20.4s 18s
OK AMW K455 9.32lb 80ft/s 974ft/s 17.7G 8,176ft 20.4s 17s
OK Loki K690 11.29lb 71ft/s 1,085ft/s 16.6G 8,487ft 20.7s 18s
OK AMW K700 10.60lb 75ft/s 1,095ft/s 18.2G 8,521ft 20.6s 18s
OK AMW K935 9.32lb 100ft/s 1,170ft/s 25.7G 8,553ft 20.1s 18s
OK Contrail K234 10.55lb 51ft/s 788ft/s 7.5G 8,661ft 23.2s 16s
OK AeroTech K1100 8.95lb 108ft/s 1,225ft/s 32.7G 8,668ft 20.0s 18s
OK Gorilla K327 10.01lb 64ft/s 886ft/s 14.6G 8,715ft 21.6s 16s
OK AeroTech K550 9.28lb 76ft/s 1,079ft/s 19.0G 8,745ft 20.7s 17s
OK Contrail K555 10.49lb 77ft/s 985ft/s 28.9G 8,766ft 21.3s 18s
OK Cesaroni K500 9.25lb 69ft/s 1,097ft/s 13.9G 8,770ft 20.9s 18s
OK AeroTech K540 8.81lb 83ft/s 1,129ft/s 20.9G 8,771ft 20.4s 17s
OK AMW K855 10.68lb 84ft/s 1,158ft/s 22.3G 8,810ft 20.7s 19s
OK Cesaroni K400 9.42lb 61ft/s 1,035ft/s 10.4G 8,831ft 21.5s 17s
OK Cesaroni K515 9.65lb 70ft/s 1,095ft/s 14.8G 8,915ft 21.1s 18s
OK Cesaroni K940 9.01lb 92ft/s 1,259ft/s 26.6G 8,947ft 20.3s 19s
OK Gorilla K700 9.78lb 73ft/s 1,171ft/s 17.9G 9,033ft 21.1s 19s
OK Cesaroni K445 9.08lb 76ft/s 1,076ft/s 15.5G 9,079ft 21.2s 17s
OK Cesaroni K650 10.39lb 70ft/s 1,186ft/s 16.0G 9,100ft 21.1s 18s
OK Contrail K265 10.00lb 60ft/s 844ft/s 9.6G 9,123ft 23.0s 17s
OK Gorilla K763 9.95lb 76ft/s 1,203ft/s 19.5G 9,132ft 21.0s 19s
OK Cesaroni K630 9.11lb 80ft/s 1,211ft/s 18.5G 9,151ft 20.8s 18s
OK Loki K250 9.95lb 71ft/s 858ft/s 17.1G 9,250ft 23.0s 16s
OK Gorilla K805 9.91lb 78ft/s 1,220ft/s 25.0G 9,294ft 21.0s 19s
OK Cesaroni K520 9.47lb 73ft/s 1,149ft/s 13.6G 9,296ft 21.4s 18s
OK AeroTech K805 9.40lb 85ft/s 1,249ft/s 20.9G 9,361ft 20.9s 19s
OK AMW K710 9.99lb 87ft/s 1,161ft/s 18.9G 9,363ft 21.2s 18s
OK AMW K670 10.16lb 82ft/s 1,180ft/s 17.5G 9,433ft 21.4s 19s
OK AeroTech K990 10.65lb 81ft/s 1,256ft/s 23.0G 9,460ft 21.1s 19s
OK AeroTech K850 10.50lb 84ft/s 1,273ft/s 23.6G 9,482ft 21.1s 19s
OK AeroTech K1103 9.22lb 110ft/s 1,356ft/s 38.3G 9,587ft 20.7s 19s
OK AMW K580 10.02lb 87ft/s 1,148ft/s 23.2G 9,706ft 21.6s 18s
OK Cesaroni K740 9.24lb 90ft/s 1,318ft/s 20.7G 9,937ft 21.3s 19s
OK AMW K1250 10.00lb 106ft/s 1,364ft/s 35.3G 9,958ft 21.2s 20s
OK Loki K960 9.85lb 113ft/s 1,343ft/s 34.2G 10,032ft 21.3s 19s
OK Cesaroni K675 10.28lb 75ft/s 1,271ft/s 18.8G 10,237ft 21.9s 19s
OK Cesaroni K635 9.90lb 79ft/s 1,292ft/s 16.9G 10,264ft 21.9s 19s
OK Cesaroni K650 9.77lb 84ft/s 1,300ft/s 27.3G 10,270ft 21.7s 18s
OK Loki K527 10.35lb 73ft/s 1,188ft/s 15.5G 10,293ft 22.5s 18s
OK Gorilla K980 11.42lb 85ft/s 1,296ft/s 26.0G 10,319ft 22.0s 20s
OK Cesaroni K1200 9.60lb 107ft/s 1,476ft/s 31.6G 10,329ft 21.2s 20s
OK AeroTech K828 10.90lb 95ft/s 1,339ft/s 26.0G 10,336ft 21.8s 19s
OK Cesaroni K490 10.09lb 66ft/s 1,214ft/s 12.2G 10,431ft 22.6s 19s
OK AeroTech K1275 10.38lb 111ft/s 1,436ft/s 33.2G 10,441ft 21.4s 19s
OK Cesaroni K780 9.75lb 87ft/s 1,432ft/s 22.1G 10,741ft 21.8s 19s
OK Cesaroni K570 9.71lb 84ft/s 1,279ft/s 19.8G 10,749ft 22.3s 19s
OK AMW K1075 11.82lb 91ft/s 1,347ft/s 24.1G 10,788ft 22.5s 20s
OK Cesaroni K261 10.26lb 49ft/s 975ft/s 7.0G 10,799ft 24.4s 15s
OK Cesaroni K600 10.17lb 75ft/s 1,310ft/s 16.2G 10,829ft 22.5s 19s
OK AeroTech K270 10.63lb 54ft/s 934ft/s 8.0G 10,836ft 24.6s 16s
OK AeroTech K700 10.49lb 87ft/s 1,349ft/s 22.1G 11,121ft 22.3s 19s
OK Cesaroni K815 10.84lb 81ft/s 1,433ft/s 23.9G 11,210ft 22.5s 20s
OK Cesaroni K750 10.53lb 79ft/s 1,418ft/s 19.8G 11,287ft 22.5s 19s
OK AeroTech K480 10.58lb 83ft/s 1,276ft/s 18.4G 11,348ft 23.0s 18s
OK AeroTech K375 10.64lb 103ft/s 1,136ft/s 27.6G 11,356ft 23.4s 18s
OK Cesaroni K1440 10.17lb 120ft/s 1,633ft/s 41.4G 11,403ft 21.9s 20s
OK KBA K1750 11.65lb 116ft/s 1,592ft/s 45.1G 11,435ft 22.3s 21s
OK Gorilla K1075 11.60lb 89ft/s 1,455ft/s 24.6G 11,441ft 22.8s 21s
OK Cesaroni K711 10.85lb 84ft/s 1,391ft/s 30.4G 11,514ft 22.8s 19s
OK Loki K830 11.29lb 72ft/s 1,505ft/s 22.8G 11,536ft 23.0s 20s
OK AeroTech K455 11.04lb 95ft/s 1,177ft/s 25.8G 11,567ft 23.5s 18s
OK Cesaroni K820 10.37lb 94ft/s 1,463ft/s 34.9G 11,626ft 22.6s 20s
OK AMW K1130 11.67lb 98ft/s 1,479ft/s 27.8G 11,744ft 22.9s 21s
OK Gorilla K1185 11.60lb 85ft/s 1,533ft/s 27.7G 11,783ft 22.9s 21s
OK KBA K750 11.81lb 89ft/s 1,376ft/s 21.6G 11,802ft 23.2s 20s
OK Gorilla K470 11.13lb 84ft/s 1,206ft/s 20.5G 11,923ft 23.6s 18s
OK AeroTech K1050 10.86lb 105ft/s 1,569ft/s 29.6G 11,937ft 22.7s 20s
OK Cesaroni K660 10.30lb 93ft/s 1,424ft/s 22.7G 11,966ft 23.0s 19s
OK Cesaroni K260 10.51lb 55ft/s 1,030ft/s 8.2G 12,004ft 25.3s 17s
OK Cesaroni K590 10.40lb 115ft/s 1,311ft/s 38.3G 12,024ft 23.2s 19s
OK AMW L1276 12.53lb 95ft/s 1,537ft/s 27.7G 12,266ft 23.5s 21s
OK KBA L2300 11.80lb 132ft/s 1,726ft/s 59.5G 12,315ft 22.8s 22s
OK AeroTech L1090 11.36lb 94ft/s 1,555ft/s 25.2G 12,413ft 23.2s 20s
OK AeroTech L1000 10.84lb 99ft/s 1,619ft/s 26.5G 12,439ft 22.9s 20s
OK AMW L985 11.67lb 100ft/s 1,511ft/s 27.3G 12,451ft 23.5s 21s
OK Loki K350 11.60lb 82ft/s 1,107ft/s 22.7G 12,526ft 25.2s 18s
OK Cesaroni L1030 11.15lb 93ft/s 1,679ft/s 30.1G 12,715ft 23.1s 20s
OK Cesaroni L990 10.93lb 101ft/s 1,625ft/s 32.5G 12,732ft 23.1s 20s
OK Loki L1400 11.60lb 105ft/s 1,706ft/s 37.6G 12,807ft 23.2s 21s
OK Cesaroni K300 11.00lb 61ft/s 1,116ft/s 10.1G 12,916ft 25.7s 17s
OK Cesaroni L805 11.52lb 93ft/s 1,550ft/s 27.8G 12,946ft 23.6s 20s
OK Cesaroni L730 10.95lb 95ft/s 1,509ft/s 24.0G 12,950ft 23.7s 20s
OK AeroTech K250 10.88lb 50ft/s 1,092ft/s 8.2G 13,062ft 26.3s 16s
OK Cesaroni L640 10.95lb 100ft/s 1,400ft/s 30.7G 13,197ft 24.0s 19s
OK Cesaroni L265 11.47lb 53ft/s 1,074ft/s 8.1G 13,373ft 27.1s 16s
OK Cesaroni L935 11.60lb 99ft/s 1,673ft/s 28.9G 13,669ft 23.9s 21s
OK Loki L1040 12.53lb 96ft/s 1,860ft/s 24.4G 15,565ft 25.3s 22s
OK Loki L2050 14.94lb 129ft/s 2,177ft/s 52.9G 17,224ft 25.8s 23s
OK Loki M1378 15.55lb 108ft/s 2,113ft/s 32.7G 18,893ft 27.0s 23s
warningsD AMW K590 9.79lb 14:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsD Gorilla K695 9.30lb 17:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsD Gorilla K828 10.05lb 19:1 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 AeroTech I117 speed at end of launch guide too slow (33ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I140 speed at end of launch guide too slow (36ft/s)
failedG AeroTech I115 speed at end of launch guide too slow (33ft/s)
failedG AeroTech I170 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I150 speed at end of launch guide too slow (39ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I120 speed at end of launch guide too slow (35ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I165 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/s)
failedG AeroTech I65 speed at end of launch guide too slow (41ft/s)
failedG Hypertek J115 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni J250 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG AeroTech J90 speed at end of launch guide too slow (35ft/s)
failedG Hypertek J120 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni J244 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG AeroTech J135 speed at end of launch guide too slow (42ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni J140 speed at end of launch guide too slow (40ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni K160 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/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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