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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 90 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (717 motors didn't fit, 4 motors failed safety checks). 92 motor had thrust curves available and 184 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:   Aura 29
Owner: Keith Pate
Body Diameter: 1.62in
Dry Weight: 9.3oz
MMT Diameter: 29.0mm
MMT Length: 10.00in
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 13.0oz 59ft/s 254ft/s 9.6G 960ft 7.8s 6s
OK AeroTech E16 13.1oz 52ft/s 244ft/s 7.9G 1,026ft 8.3s 6s
OK Cesaroni F36 13.0oz 65ft/s 357ft/s 21.1G 1,275ft 8.5s 7s
OK AeroTech F37 13.2oz 57ft/s 374ft/s 11.7G 1,539ft 9.5s 8s
OK AeroTech F27 12.1oz 57ft/s 364ft/s 9.7G 1,597ft 9.6s 7s
OK Cesaroni F36 12.9oz 62ft/s 403ft/s 11.1G 1,626ft 9.6s 8s
OK Cesaroni F32 13.1oz 54ft/s 390ft/s 11.1G 1,636ft 9.8s 8s
OK AeroTech F62 13.1oz 76ft/s 433ft/s 16.6G 1,677ft 9.5s 8s
OK Cesaroni F29 13.0oz 54ft/s 388ft/s 8.2G 1,685ft 10.0s 8s
OK AeroTech F23 12.2oz 66ft/s 382ft/s 13.4G 1,718ft 9.8s 8s
OK Cesaroni F120 13.0oz 111ft/s 483ft/s 39.1G 1,739ft 9.4s 9s
OK Cesaroni F31 12.9oz 58ft/s 427ft/s 14.6G 1,764ft 9.9s 8s
OK Cesaroni F59 12.8oz 80ft/s 470ft/s 18.9G 1,813ft 9.7s 9s
OK AeroTech F42 12.0oz 84ft/s 454ft/s 19.6G 1,834ft 9.7s 8s
OK AeroTech F20 12.1oz 68ft/s 406ft/s 13.3G 1,894ft 10.2s 8s
OK AeroTech F22 14.1oz 49ft/s 380ft/s 7.0G 1,962ft 11.0s 8s
OK AeroTech F26 12.9oz 60ft/s 423ft/s 9.7G 2,000ft 10.6s 8s
OK AeroTech F67 12.1oz 94ft/s 540ft/s 24.7G 2,003ft 9.9s 9s
OK AeroTech F50 12.3oz 87ft/s 556ft/s 20.3G 2,200ft 10.3s 9s
OK AeroTech F52 13.6oz 82ft/s 530ft/s 20.0G 2,247ft 10.6s 9s
OK AeroTech F25 12.5oz 75ft/s 478ft/s 15.6G 2,301ft 10.9s 8s
OK AeroTech F40 13.8oz 77ft/s 517ft/s 16.9G 2,401ft 11.1s 9s
OK Estes F50 12.3oz 91ft/s 606ft/s 22.0G 2,436ft 10.7s 9s
OK AeroTech G54 14.1oz 84ft/s 567ft/s 19.9G 2,438ft 11.0s 10s
OK Cesaroni G88 14.7oz 91ft/s 627ft/s 27.7G 2,469ft 10.9s 10s
OK AeroTech G104 14.1oz 107ft/s 640ft/s 30.1G 2,528ft 10.9s 10s
OK AeroTech G74 12.4oz 87ft/s 714ft/s 25.4G 2,639ft 10.9s 10s
OK AeroTech G38 13.7oz 68ft/s 548ft/s 12.8G 2,670ft 11.6s 9s
warningsW Apogee F10 12.3oz 50ft/s 328ft/s 7.2G 2,673ft 14.1s 7s
OK AeroTech G53 14.4oz 88ft/s 599ft/s 20.6G 2,696ft 11.4s 10s
OK Cesaroni G80 14.4oz 82ft/s 695ft/s 23.7G 2,768ft 11.4s 10s
OK AeroTech G77 15.1oz 74ft/s 706ft/s 20.7G 2,924ft 11.7s 10s
OK AeroTech G77 13.6oz 85ft/s 778ft/s 25.1G 2,952ft 11.4s 10s
OK Estes G40 13.6oz 78ft/s 637ft/s 18.3G 2,966ft 11.8s 10s
OK AeroTech G40 13.6oz 78ft/s 636ft/s 18.3G 2,968ft 11.8s 10s
OK AeroTech G72 13.9oz 82ft/s 782ft/s 25.4G 3,029ft 11.6s 10s
OK AeroTech G79 14.8oz 87ft/s 734ft/s 23.3G 3,034ft 11.8s 10s
OK Cesaroni G250 14.3oz 143ft/s 884ft/s 73.7G 3,055ft 11.3s 11s
OK Cesaroni G83 14.4oz 92ft/s 750ft/s 24.0G 3,063ft 11.7s 10s
OK AeroTech G79 13.7oz 73ft/s 752ft/s 20.3G 3,074ft 11.7s 10s
OK Cesaroni G68 14.8oz 77ft/s 716ft/s 21.4G 3,091ft 12.0s 10s
OK Cesaroni G57 14.4oz 83ft/s 690ft/s 21.0G 3,146ft 12.1s 10s
OK AeroTech G76 14.5oz 115ft/s 726ft/s 36.5G 3,215ft 11.8s 10s
OK AeroTech G75 14.0oz 96ft/s 835ft/s 26.1G 3,217ft 11.7s 10s
OK Cesaroni G126 14.4oz 117ft/s 855ft/s 38.7G 3,222ft 11.7s 11s
OK Cesaroni G131 16.4oz 103ft/s 847ft/s 31.7G 3,295ft 12.0s 11s
OK AeroTech G64 14.6oz 98ft/s 717ft/s 25.7G 3,313ft 12.1s 10s
OK AeroTech G78 13.7oz 91ft/s 854ft/s 25.7G 3,378ft 11.9s 10s
OK AeroTech G125 13.7oz 105ft/s 964ft/s 38.5G 3,384ft 11.7s 11s
OK AeroTech G80 13.8oz 97ft/s 877ft/s 26.1G 3,512ft 12.0s 10s
OK AeroTech G25 13.6oz 60ft/s 592ft/s 10.3G 3,544ft 13.3s 8s
OK Cesaroni G106 15.9oz 92ft/s 909ft/s 28.8G 3,621ft 12.5s 11s
OK KBA G135 17.3oz 92ft/s 920ft/s 32.5G 3,698ft 12.6s 12s
OK KBA G82 17.4oz 75ft/s 821ft/s 19.4G 3,713ft 13.0s 11s
OK AeroTech G75 17.5oz 73ft/s 826ft/s 15.5G 3,885ft 13.3s 11s
OK AeroTech H165 16.4oz 117ft/s 1,054ft/s 41.9G 3,936ft 12.5s 12s
OK Cesaroni H175 18.0oz 117ft/s 1,050ft/s 46.8G 3,959ft 12.7s 12s
OK Cesaroni H410 15.7oz 191ft/s 1,235ft/s 123.3G 3,959ft 12.2s 12s
OK Cesaroni G125 16.2oz 105ft/s 1,013ft/s 35.0G 3,975ft 12.7s 11s
OK Cesaroni G118 15.9oz 100ft/s 1,013ft/s 34.3G 4,007ft 12.8s 11s
OK Cesaroni G33 16.2oz 53ft/s 659ft/s 11.8G 4,039ft 14.4s 10s
OK Cesaroni H133 16.0oz 116ft/s 1,035ft/s 42.2G 4,052ft 12.7s 11s
OK Cesaroni H163 15.9oz 119ft/s 1,109ft/s 48.3G 4,075ft 12.6s 12s
OK AeroTech G138 14.5oz 103ft/s 1,204ft/s 41.9G 4,087ft 12.4s 11s
OK AeroTech H238 16.2oz 136ft/s 1,136ft/s 52.7G 4,118ft 12.6s 12s
OK AeroTech H128 16.6oz 115ft/s 1,069ft/s 39.2G 4,119ft 12.8s 11s
OK Cesaroni H90 15.0oz 106ft/s 1,002ft/s 36.2G 4,148ft 12.8s 11s
OK Cesaroni G54 16.1oz 96ft/s 779ft/s 26.1G 4,188ft 13.4s 10s
OK Cesaroni H87 16.5oz 90ft/s 964ft/s 27.0G 4,216ft 13.2s 11s
OK AeroTech H115 16.5oz 95ft/s 1,071ft/s 26.4G 4,228ft 12.9s 11s
OK Cesaroni H123 17.3oz 96ft/s 1,050ft/s 28.0G 4,231ft 13.1s 12s
OK Cesaroni H54 16.7oz 83ft/s 797ft/s 20.8G 4,350ft 13.7s 10s
OK AeroTech H97 19.1oz 84ft/s 980ft/s 20.3G 4,407ft 13.6s 11s
OK Cesaroni H118 17.5oz 106ft/s 1,049ft/s 34.0G 4,413ft 13.3s 12s
OK AeroTech H220 18.1oz 141ft/s 1,232ft/s 60.0G 4,568ft 13.2s 12s
OK AeroTech H210 18.0oz 122ft/s 1,261ft/s 52.1G 4,642ft 13.3s 12s
OK Cesaroni H151 17.7oz 111ft/s 1,175ft/s 40.4G 4,650ft 13.3s 12s
OK AeroTech H182 16.6oz 113ft/s 1,366ft/s 41.2G 4,691ft 13.0s 12s
OK Cesaroni H170 17.5oz 125ft/s 1,248ft/s 48.0G 4,774ft 13.3s 12s
OK AeroTech G12 14.8oz 49ft/s 367ft/s 7.1G 4,799ft 20.8s 8s
OK Cesaroni H42 17.8oz 59ft/s 779ft/s 14.1G 4,810ft 15.0s 11s
OK AeroTech H180 18.2oz 127ft/s 1,290ft/s 50.5G 4,823ft 13.3s 12s
OK Cesaroni H135 18.2oz 107ft/s 1,178ft/s 31.8G 4,830ft 13.6s 12s
OK AeroTech H195 16.2oz 137ft/s 1,467ft/s 55.4G 4,860ft 12.9s 12s
OK AeroTech H250 18.3oz 158ft/s 1,363ft/s 63.6G 4,873ft 13.3s 12s
OK AeroTech H169 16.4oz 144ft/s 1,337ft/s 51.1G 4,898ft 13.1s 12s
OK AeroTech H135 16.8oz 105ft/s 1,199ft/s 32.2G 5,160ft 13.9s 12s
OK Cesaroni H255 17.5oz 158ft/s 1,569ft/s 76.6G 5,360ft 13.5s 12s
warningsD Estes F26 12.9oz 8:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsD Estes G80 13.8oz 20:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)

W Motor total weight unknown, lift-off Weight not accurate.

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 (47ft/s)
failedG Estes F15 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G8 speed at end of launch guide too slow (24ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G11 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/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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