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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 68 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (738 motors didn't fit, 5 motors failed safety checks). 73 motor had thrust curves available and 154 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:   Mosquito XXL
Owner: Jim Lane
Body Diameter: 4.00in
Dry Weight: 40.0oz
MMT Diameter: 38.0mm
MMT Length: 10.00in
CD: 0.63

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 Loki G69 48.5oz 56ft/s 200ft/s 6.3G 630ft 6.4s 5s
OK AeroTech G61 46.8oz 50ft/s 197ft/s 5.2G 643ft 6.6s 5s
OK AeroTech G67 47.1oz 54ft/s 209ft/s 5.9G 645ft 6.6s 5s
OK Loki G70 48.5oz 58ft/s 210ft/s 6.5G 690ft 6.8s 5s
OK AeroTech G339 46.4oz 120ft/s 266ft/s 28.2G 693ft 6.2s 6s
OK Loki G80 49.0oz 61ft/s 220ft/s 7.2G 704ft 6.7s 5s
OK Loki G94 48.5oz 66ft/s 235ft/s 8.7G 737ft 6.7s 5s
OK Cesaroni G69 46.9oz 50ft/s 231ft/s 5.6G 782ft 7.2s 5s
OK Cesaroni G79 48.0oz 48ft/s 247ft/s 5.8G 787ft 7.2s 6s
OK Cesaroni G185 46.6oz 81ft/s 287ft/s 14.6G 803ft 6.7s 6s
OK Loki G66 48.8oz 61ft/s 230ft/s 7.5G 821ft 7.3s 5s
OK AeroTech G69 47.1oz 50ft/s 251ft/s 5.2G 848ft 7.4s 5s
OK Cesaroni G60 47.3oz 52ft/s 245ft/s 5.5G 869ft 7.6s 5s
OK Cesaroni G115 46.9oz 64ft/s 289ft/s 9.1G 901ft 7.3s 6s
OK Cesaroni G78 46.9oz 53ft/s 264ft/s 9.0G 906ft 7.6s 6s
OK AeroTech H73 50.9oz 48ft/s 285ft/s 5.0G 1,165ft 8.7s 6s
OK Loki H100 51.8oz 63ft/s 337ft/s 8.7G 1,258ft 8.4s 6s
warningsW AeroTech H283 48.7oz 109ft/s 424ft/s 23.6G 1,272ft 7.9s 7s
OK AeroTech H148 50.9oz 78ft/s 389ft/s 12.7G 1,357ft 8.5s 7s
OK AeroTech H130 48.4oz 92ft/s 379ft/s 18.3G 1,364ft 8.3s 7s
OK AeroTech H669 48.9oz 169ft/s 505ft/s 80.5G 1,377ft 7.9s 8s
OK AeroTech H123 49.7oz 68ft/s 370ft/s 9.7G 1,477ft 9.0s 6s
OK AeroTech H100 49.2oz 61ft/s 374ft/s 8.2G 1,484ft 9.0s 7s
OK AeroTech H219 49.2oz 99ft/s 467ft/s 20.4G 1,485ft 8.4s 7s
OK Loki H144 51.9oz 88ft/s 410ft/s 16.2G 1,497ft 8.7s 7s
OK Cesaroni H123 50.5oz 62ft/s 420ft/s 9.3G 1,503ft 9.0s 7s
OK Loki H90 51.8oz 68ft/s 357ft/s 9.2G 1,514ft 9.2s 7s
OK Cesaroni H143 52.2oz 63ft/s 432ft/s 9.7G 1,520ft 9.0s 7s
OK Loki H125 52.1oz 81ft/s 392ft/s 13.2G 1,520ft 8.9s 7s
OK AeroTech H242 49.3oz 88ft/s 467ft/s 16.2G 1,554ft 8.7s 7s
OK Cesaroni H400 50.0oz 115ft/s 551ft/s 30.5G 1,568ft 8.4s 8s
OK Loki H160 51.8oz 100ft/s 443ft/s 19.0G 1,583ft 8.7s 7s
OK Cesaroni H120 50.4oz 67ft/s 439ft/s 9.5G 1,669ft 9.3s 7s
OK AeroTech H112 53.4oz 55ft/s 374ft/s 6.4G 1,673ft 9.9s 7s
OK Cesaroni H125 50.3oz 63ft/s 461ft/s 9.4G 1,700ft 9.4s 7s
OK Cesaroni H110 51.5oz 59ft/s 430ft/s 7.3G 1,714ft 9.6s 7s
OK Cesaroni H225 46.8oz 95ft/s 559ft/s 18.8G 1,714ft 8.8s 8s
OK Cesaroni H152 50.5oz 76ft/s 484ft/s 14.1G 1,750ft 9.3s 7s
OK AeroTech H178 51.4oz 73ft/s 514ft/s 13.2G 1,750ft 9.2s 7s
OK AeroTech H550 51.1oz 149ft/s 662ft/s 44.9G 1,803ft 8.7s 8s
OK AeroTech H550 51.4oz 148ft/s 654ft/s 44.4G 1,815ft 8.8s 8s
OK AeroTech H999 51.7oz 195ft/s 700ft/s 111.1G 1,820ft 8.7s 8s
OK Cesaroni H100 51.5oz 60ft/s 433ft/s 7.3G 1,824ft 10.0s 7s
warningsW Cesaroni H565 52.8oz 139ft/s 666ft/s 41.4G 1,832ft 8.8s 8s
OK AeroTech I218 53.1oz 95ft/s 549ft/s 18.4G 1,884ft 9.3s 8s
OK AeroTech H170 51.6oz 78ft/s 527ft/s 12.9G 1,927ft 9.5s 7s
OK AeroTech I180 53.6oz 109ft/s 506ft/s 23.3G 1,935ft 9.4s 7s
OK AeroTech I161 52.9oz 82ft/s 515ft/s 13.7G 1,990ft 9.7s 7s
OK Cesaroni I180 53.9oz 73ft/s 563ft/s 12.3G 2,002ft 9.7s 8s
OK AeroTech I245 52.9oz 114ft/s 582ft/s 26.9G 2,013ft 9.3s 8s
OK AeroTech I357 52.1oz 111ft/s 621ft/s 25.2G 2,018ft 9.3s 8s
OK Cesaroni I566 53.6oz 136ft/s 749ft/s 40.0G 2,040ft 9.1s 8s
OK AeroTech I225 57.1oz 81ft/s 573ft/s 15.6G 2,042ft 9.7s 8s
OK AeroTech I175 52.3oz 89ft/s 516ft/s 16.2G 2,045ft 9.9s 8s
OK AeroTech I140 52.6oz 73ft/s 495ft/s 11.2G 2,061ft 10.0s 8s
OK Cesaroni I212 56.8oz 77ft/s 594ft/s 14.0G 2,077ft 9.8s 8s
OK AeroTech H45 52.9oz 49ft/s 344ft/s 4.8G 2,109ft 11.6s 5s
OK AeroTech I1299 54.9oz 217ft/s 877ft/s 98.2G 2,180ft 9.1s 9s
OK Cesaroni I345 53.9oz 106ft/s 715ft/s 25.0G 2,206ft 9.6s 8s
OK AeroTech I285 57.4oz 101ft/s 666ft/s 22.6G 2,255ft 9.8s 8s
OK Cesaroni I195 54.7oz 81ft/s 607ft/s 14.5G 2,265ft 10.1s 8s
OK AeroTech I154 57.4oz 66ft/s 490ft/s 9.5G 2,267ft 10.7s 7s
OK Cesaroni I236 54.1oz 92ft/s 660ft/s 19.7G 2,316ft 10.0s 8s
OK Cesaroni I170 53.8oz 80ft/s 623ft/s 14.0G 2,322ft 10.2s 8s
OK Cesaroni I175 55.4oz 74ft/s 604ft/s 11.3G 2,348ft 10.4s 8s
OK AeroTech I300 55.6oz 117ft/s 696ft/s 29.2G 2,348ft 9.8s 8s
OK AeroTech I211 56.0oz 96ft/s 624ft/s 19.5G 2,377ft 10.1s 8s
OK AeroTech I59 57.2oz 65ft/s 396ft/s 9.4G 3,148ft 14.0s 5s

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

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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 Cesaroni G46 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G58 speed at end of launch guide too slow (42ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G50 speed at end of launch guide too slow (39ft/s)
failedG AeroTech I49 speed at end of launch guide too slow (37ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I55 speed at end of launch guide too slow (41ft/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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