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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 97 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (714 motors didn't fit). All motors had thrust curves available and 180 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:   Vertical Assault
Owner: Terrance Buyze
Body Diameter: 3.10in
Dry Weight: 5.77lb
MMT Diameter: 75.0mm
MMT Length: 36.00in
CD: 0.70

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 Contrail K707 13.87lb 98ft/s 635ft/s 21.4G 4,754ft 16.6s 15s
OK Contrail K630 13.60lb 74ft/s 674ft/s 13.9G 5,027ft 17.1s 15s
OK Contrail K456 13.94lb 84ft/s 687ft/s 13.5G 5,790ft 18.3s 15s
OK AeroTech K1499 9.61lb 149ft/s 988ft/s 40.3G 5,800ft 16.5s 16s
OK Cesaroni K735 11.30lb 82ft/s 1,137ft/s 17.3G 7,821ft 19.3s 16s
OK Contrail K543 13.72lb 87ft/s 914ft/s 13.7G 7,919ft 20.6s 17s
OK Cesaroni K2000 11.20lb 147ft/s 1,503ft/s 51.7G 8,728ft 19.0s 18s
OK AeroTech K780 12.24lb 85ft/s 1,239ft/s 17.1G 8,954ft 20.4s 17s
OK Cesaroni K1085 11.13lb 107ft/s 1,430ft/s 23.5G 9,074ft 19.7s 17s
OK AeroTech K1000 11.51lb 112ft/s 1,404ft/s 22.0G 9,351ft 20.0s 18s
OK Cesaroni K555 11.85lb 74ft/s 1,199ft/s 11.1G 9,363ft 21.2s 17s
OK AeroTech K560 11.82lb 77ft/s 1,133ft/s 13.9G 9,404ft 20.9s 16s
OK Cesaroni K661 11.34lb 83ft/s 1,281ft/s 14.2G 9,487ft 20.8s 17s
OK Gorilla L695 13.27lb 62ft/s 1,293ft/s 17.7G 9,702ft 21.4s 18s
OK Cesaroni K510 11.48lb 82ft/s 1,146ft/s 12.4G 9,770ft 21.5s 17s
OK Cesaroni L585 11.91lb 81ft/s 1,267ft/s 11.6G 10,101ft 21.6s 17s
OK Cesaroni L820 13.31lb 80ft/s 1,413ft/s 15.8G 10,438ft 21.7s 18s
OK Cesaroni L910 11.54lb 103ft/s 1,507ft/s 19.4G 10,488ft 21.0s 18s
OK Loki L780 13.49lb 71ft/s 1,428ft/s 14.9G 10,679ft 21.9s 18s
OK Cesaroni L3200 12.97lb 175ft/s 1,908ft/s 69.3G 10,755ft 20.4s 19s
OK Gorilla L789 13.22lb 81ft/s 1,497ft/s 14.7G 11,400ft 22.3s 18s
OK AeroTech L1150 13.87lb 105ft/s 1,619ft/s 21.2G 11,510ft 21.9s 19s
OK Loki L480 13.57lb 61ft/s 1,256ft/s 8.3G 11,672ft 23.9s 18s
OK Gorilla L1150 13.49lb 96ft/s 1,637ft/s 28.9G 11,705ft 21.9s 19s
OK Cesaroni L1720 13.14lb 125ft/s 1,943ft/s 34.0G 11,807ft 21.3s 19s
OK Loki L930 13.57lb 96ft/s 1,574ft/s 17.7G 11,840ft 22.3s 18s
OK Cesaroni L645 14.04lb 76ft/s 1,378ft/s 11.3G 11,873ft 23.2s 18s
OK Cesaroni L1355 16.71lb 104ft/s 1,631ft/s 24.8G 11,880ft 22.2s 19s
OK Cesaroni L995 13.69lb 103ft/s 1,576ft/s 20.5G 11,914ft 22.2s 18s
OK Gorilla L985 13.78lb 80ft/s 1,670ft/s 18.3G 11,927ft 22.5s 19s
OK AeroTech L1520 13.82lb 121ft/s 1,811ft/s 27.7G 11,988ft 21.8s 19s
OK AeroTech L850 14.02lb 95ft/s 1,496ft/s 18.6G 12,007ft 22.4s 18s
OK AeroTech L1040 16.17lb 87ft/s 1,537ft/s 17.4G 12,048ft 22.9s 19s
OK Gorilla L1112 13.77lb 106ft/s 1,673ft/s 20.5G 12,070ft 22.3s 19s
OK AeroTech L1256 14.05lb 113ft/s 1,708ft/s 23.6G 12,077ft 22.1s 19s
OK AeroTech L875 15.86lb 81ft/s 1,497ft/s 13.6G 12,101ft 23.2s 19s
OK Cesaroni L851 14.12lb 86ft/s 1,570ft/s 14.9G 12,228ft 22.8s 19s
OK Cesaroni L1050 13.37lb 102ft/s 1,684ft/s 19.7G 12,280ft 22.3s 19s
OK Loki L1482 13.57lb 112ft/s 1,932ft/s 26.2G 12,291ft 21.9s 19s
OK AeroTech L900 16.18lb 83ft/s 1,502ft/s 13.9G 12,323ft 23.5s 19s
OK Gorilla L425 13.49lb 80ft/s 1,137ft/s 11.6G 12,369ft 24.4s 16s
OK AeroTech L1390 14.32lb 111ft/s 1,784ft/s 26.2G 12,431ft 22.3s 19s
OK Loki L840 14.03lb 92ft/s 1,543ft/s 17.8G 12,568ft 22.8s 18s
OK Cesaroni L800 13.51lb 97ft/s 1,506ft/s 19.0G 12,571ft 23.0s 18s
OK AeroTech L1170 16.77lb 103ft/s 1,662ft/s 19.4G 12,613ft 23.0s 19s
OK AeroTech L1250 18.22lb 95ft/s 1,577ft/s 18.2G 13,187ft 24.2s 20s
OK Gorilla L1065 17.59lb 97ft/s 1,566ft/s 22.7G 13,187ft 23.6s 20s
OK Cesaroni L1350 13.64lb 114ft/s 1,935ft/s 24.9G 13,187ft 22.4s 19s
OK Cesaroni L1685 19.11lb 123ft/s 1,820ft/s 27.0G 13,500ft 23.2s 20s
OK AeroTech L1420 15.83lb 107ft/s 1,925ft/s 23.7G 13,543ft 23.0s 20s
OK Contrail L369 16.35lb 61ft/s 999ft/s 6.4G 13,607ft 28.2s 18s
OK Cesaroni L2375 14.94lb 135ft/s 2,310ft/s 41.1G 13,712ft 22.3s 20s
OK AMW L1290 17.67lb 91ft/s 1,754ft/s 18.9G 13,901ft 24.3s 21s
OK AeroTech L1365 16.59lb 104ft/s 1,857ft/s 21.6G 13,909ft 23.6s 20s
OK Cesaroni L1410 17.05lb 98ft/s 1,896ft/s 21.6G 13,921ft 23.7s 20s
OK AeroTech L2200 16.31lb 144ft/s 2,089ft/s 44.4G 14,011ft 22.9s 21s
OK Cesaroni L1395 15.30lb 116ft/s 2,018ft/s 25.7G 14,236ft 23.3s 20s
OK Cesaroni M2250 15.50lb 143ft/s 2,313ft/s 39.5G 14,551ft 22.7s 20s
OK AeroTech M1350 16.37lb 108ft/s 1,905ft/s 23.9G 14,562ft 23.6s 20s
OK Cesaroni L1115 15.48lb 111ft/s 1,815ft/s 23.1G 14,679ft 24.0s 19s
OK Loki M1200 17.60lb 87ft/s 1,840ft/s 19.0G 14,734ft 24.5s 20s
OK AeroTech M1500 16.56lb 110ft/s 2,004ft/s 23.0G 14,805ft 23.9s 20s
OK Cesaroni M1101 16.66lb 99ft/s 1,837ft/s 18.5G 14,838ft 24.2s 19s
OK AeroTech M1780 16.16lb 131ft/s 2,128ft/s 32.8G 14,927ft 23.5s 20s
OK Gorilla M1355 17.90lb 100ft/s 1,860ft/s 23.7G 14,962ft 24.5s 21s
OK AeroTech M1550 18.21lb 115ft/s 1,979ft/s 25.5G 15,013ft 24.2s 21s
OK AeroTech M1297 15.99lb 118ft/s 1,960ft/s 27.2G 15,023ft 23.7s 19s
OK Cesaroni M1830 15.74lb 131ft/s 2,231ft/s 30.9G 15,101ft 23.4s 20s
OK AeroTech M2050 15.82lb 136ft/s 2,247ft/s 35.6G 15,200ft 23.7s 21s
OK Cesaroni M3100 16.83lb 149ft/s 2,610ft/s 52.6G 15,276ft 23.0s 21s
OK Cesaroni M1230 16.45lb 100ft/s 1,949ft/s 20.5G 15,283ft 24.2s 20s
OK Cesaroni M1770 18.98lb 111ft/s 2,144ft/s 24.5G 15,485ft 24.4s 21s
OK Gorilla M1665 18.16lb 115ft/s 1,995ft/s 28.6G 15,488ft 24.4s 21s
OK Gorilla M1952 17.77lb 137ft/s 2,171ft/s 33.6G 15,653ft 24.1s 21s
OK Gorilla M745 18.16lb 93ft/s 1,464ft/s 18.7G 15,740ft 26.0s 19s
OK Cesaroni M2075 21.62lb 118ft/s 2,013ft/s 30.3G 15,848ft 25.1s 22s
OK Cesaroni M1810 17.71lb 118ft/s 2,262ft/s 27.2G 15,849ft 24.2s 21s
OK Loki M900 17.96lb 74ft/s 1,737ft/s 12.6G 15,888ft 25.9s 20s
OK Loki M1882 17.97lb 133ft/s 2,263ft/s 33.1G 15,976ft 24.1s 21s
OK Cesaroni M1160 18.33lb 87ft/s 1,919ft/s 16.6G 16,081ft 25.3s 20s
OK Cesaroni M1675 17.28lb 112ft/s 2,227ft/s 27.2G 16,090ft 24.2s 20s
OK Loki M2550 17.96lb 150ft/s 2,487ft/s 39.4G 16,229ft 23.9s 21s
OK Cesaroni L395 18.35lb 58ft/s 1,141ft/s 6.1G 16,319ft 30.4s 18s
OK Cesaroni M1401 18.50lb 103ft/s 2,062ft/s 19.4G 16,397ft 25.0s 20s
OK Cesaroni M3700 18.51lb 161ft/s 2,681ft/s 53.6G 16,562ft 24.2s 22s
OK Cesaroni M1400 17.46lb 118ft/s 2,044ft/s 27.5G 16,586ft 24.9s 20s
OK Loki M1650 18.18lb 152ft/s 2,044ft/s 45.3G 16,685ft 24.7s 20s
OK Cesaroni M1670 17.30lb 119ft/s 2,102ft/s 27.9G 16,774ft 25.5s 22s
OK Cesaroni M1300 18.24lb 133ft/s 1,897ft/s 34.6G 16,797ft 25.0s 20s
OK Cesaroni M1540 18.79lb 122ft/s 2,175ft/s 27.9G 17,020ft 24.9s 20s
OK AeroTech M1315 18.21lb 108ft/s 2,008ft/s 21.4G 17,125ft 25.2s 19s
OK Cesaroni M2045 19.15lb 127ft/s 2,427ft/s 30.6G 17,517ft 24.9s 21s
OK Cesaroni M2150 19.71lb 116ft/s 2,477ft/s 31.1G 17,586ft 25.0s 22s
OK AeroTech M650 17.07lb 93ft/s 1,529ft/s 16.6G 17,710ft 26.9s 15s
OK Cesaroni M1590 19.17lb 123ft/s 2,238ft/s 26.5G 18,385ft 25.7s 21s
OK Cesaroni M2020 21.27lb 120ft/s 2,440ft/s 28.1G 18,849ft 25.8s 21s
OK Cesaroni M840 21.10lb 99ft/s 1,686ft/s 19.9G 19,964ft 28.8s 20s

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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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