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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 106 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (687 motors didn't fit, 9 motors failed safety checks). 113 motor had thrust curves available and 227 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:   Wild Child
Owner: Wayne Comfort
Body Diameter: 1.50in
Dry Weight: 494g
MMT Diameter: 29.0mm
MMT Length: 15.00in
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 AeroTech E23 598g 53ft/s 145ft/s 5.5G 437ft 5.7s 4s
OK Cesaroni F36 598g 56ft/s 206ft/s 12.5G 666ft 6.7s 6s
OK AeroTech F37 603g 53ft/s 224ft/s 6.9G 841ft 7.7s 6s
OK AeroTech F27 574g 52ft/s 212ft/s 5.4G 858ft 7.9s 5s
OK Cesaroni F32 601g 49ft/s 233ft/s 6.5G 906ft 8.0s 6s
OK Cesaroni F36 595g 55ft/s 241ft/s 6.4G 914ft 7.9s 6s
OK AeroTech F23 576g 56ft/s 227ft/s 7.6G 963ft 8.2s 6s
OK AeroTech F62 603g 70ft/s 263ft/s 9.9G 992ft 8.0s 7s
OK Cesaroni F31 596g 52ft/s 253ft/s 8.6G 1,038ft 8.5s 7s
OK Cesaroni F120 600g 101ft/s 293ft/s 23.8G 1,075ft 8.1s 8s
OK Cesaroni F59 593g 74ft/s 285ft/s 11.1G 1,109ft 8.4s 7s
OK AeroTech F42 570g 75ft/s 272ft/s 11.3G 1,116ft 8.4s 7s
OK AeroTech F20 574g 58ft/s 245ft/s 7.6G 1,119ft 8.8s 6s
OK AeroTech F26 595g 52ft/s 258ft/s 5.5G 1,201ft 9.2s 7s
OK AeroTech F67 574g 84ft/s 324ft/s 14.4G 1,318ft 8.9s 8s
OK AeroTech F50 579g 76ft/s 342ft/s 11.8G 1,507ft 9.6s 8s
OK AeroTech F25 584g 65ft/s 301ft/s 9.1G 1,520ft 9.9s 7s
OK AeroTech F52 616g 77ft/s 337ft/s 12.1G 1,528ft 9.7s 8s
OK AeroTech F40 620g 71ft/s 335ft/s 10.2G 1,651ft 10.2s 8s
OK AeroTech G54 631g 76ft/s 367ft/s 12.3G 1,733ft 10.3s 9s
warningsW Estes F50 578g 80ft/s 380ft/s 13.0G 1,768ft 10.2s 9s
OK Cesaroni G88 646g 82ft/s 401ft/s 17.4G 1,812ft 10.3s 9s
OK AeroTech G104 630g 98ft/s 412ft/s 18.7G 1,879ft 10.4s 9s
OK AeroTech G38 620g 61ft/s 359ft/s 7.7G 1,910ft 11.1s 8s
OK AeroTech G53 640g 78ft/s 398ft/s 12.8G 2,024ft 11.0s 9s
OK AeroTech G74 581g 81ft/s 441ft/s 15.2G 2,025ft 10.8s 10s
OK Cesaroni G80 637g 78ft/s 449ft/s 14.8G 2,127ft 11.1s 10s
OK AeroTech G77 659g 72ft/s 465ft/s 13.5G 2,283ft 11.5s 10s
warningsW Estes G40 617g 73ft/s 427ft/s 11.1G 2,305ft 11.7s 9s
OK AeroTech G40 617g 73ft/s 427ft/s 11.1G 2,305ft 11.7s 9s
OK AeroTech G77 616g 79ft/s 501ft/s 15.7G 2,415ft 11.6s 10s
OK AeroTech G79 651g 80ft/s 488ft/s 14.8G 2,446ft 11.8s 10s
OK Cesaroni G68 650g 72ft/s 480ft/s 13.4G 2,468ft 12.0s 10s
OK Cesaroni G83 639g 85ft/s 495ft/s 15.0G 2,473ft 11.8s 10s
OK Cesaroni G57 640g 78ft/s 468ft/s 13.0G 2,503ft 12.0s 10s
OK AeroTech G79 618g 71ft/s 496ft/s 12.7G 2,520ft 12.0s 10s
OK Cesaroni G250 635g 135ft/s 563ft/s 46.4G 2,582ft 11.6s 11s
OK AeroTech G76 641g 106ft/s 498ft/s 23.0G 2,673ft 12.1s 10s
OK Cesaroni G126 639g 106ft/s 560ft/s 24.4G 2,727ft 12.0s 11s
OK AeroTech G64 645g 91ft/s 495ft/s 16.1G 2,748ft 12.3s 10s
OK AeroTech G25 615g 52ft/s 411ft/s 6.1G 2,766ft 13.4s 8s
OK Cesaroni G131 694g 96ft/s 569ft/s 22.3G 2,818ft 12.3s 11s
OK AeroTech G75 625g 82ft/s 543ft/s 15.4G 2,847ft 12.4s 10s
OK AeroTech G78 619g 84ft/s 566ft/s 15.9G 2,929ft 12.5s 11s
OK AeroTech G125 619g 103ft/s 626ft/s 24.7G 3,022ft 12.5s 11s
OK AeroTech G80 622g 89ft/s 590ft/s 16.2G 3,102ft 12.8s 11s
OK Cesaroni G106 681g 82ft/s 617ft/s 18.7G 3,171ft 13.0s 12s
OK KBA G82 725g 72ft/s 578ft/s 13.6G 3,188ft 13.3s 11s
OK KBA G135 720g 87ft/s 632ft/s 22.1G 3,231ft 13.0s 12s
OK Cesaroni G33 691g 48ft/s 480ft/s 7.5G 3,268ft 14.6s 10s
OK AeroTech G75 727g 69ft/s 592ft/s 10.5G 3,380ft 13.7s 11s
OK Cesaroni G125 688g 102ft/s 704ft/s 22.9G 3,662ft 13.6s 12s
OK AeroTech H165 696g 111ft/s 726ft/s 27.7G 3,668ft 13.5s 12s
OK Cesaroni H175 741g 110ft/s 726ft/s 33.3G 3,682ft 13.5s 13s
OK Cesaroni G118 682g 93ft/s 704ft/s 22.4G 3,683ft 13.7s 12s
OK Cesaroni G54 687g 89ft/s 577ft/s 17.0G 3,716ft 14.1s 11s
OK Cesaroni H133 684g 104ft/s 721ft/s 27.6G 3,762ft 13.7s 12s
OK Cesaroni H410 676g 176ft/s 817ft/s 80.3G 3,827ft 13.4s 13s
OK Cesaroni H163 681g 110ft/s 761ft/s 31.6G 3,846ft 13.7s 13s
OK Cesaroni H54 703g 79ft/s 597ft/s 13.7G 3,872ft 14.5s 11s
OK Cesaroni H87 699g 85ft/s 694ft/s 17.7G 3,872ft 14.1s 12s
OK Cesaroni H90 657g 96ft/s 713ft/s 23.1G 3,877ft 13.9s 12s
OK AeroTech H128 700g 108ft/s 750ft/s 26.0G 3,890ft 13.8s 12s
OK AeroTech H238 690g 128ft/s 785ft/s 35.0G 3,939ft 13.7s 13s
OK AeroTech G138 642g 102ft/s 808ft/s 28.7G 3,948ft 13.7s 13s
OK Cesaroni H123 722g 90ft/s 742ft/s 19.2G 3,950ft 14.1s 13s
OK AeroTech H115 699g 88ft/s 763ft/s 17.5G 4,043ft 14.1s 12s
OK AeroTech H97 772g 81ft/s 720ft/s 13.9G 4,087ft 14.6s 12s
OK KBA H130 1,203g 84ft/s 607ft/s 17.7G 4,089ft 15.3s 13s
OK Cesaroni H118 726g 102ft/s 761ft/s 22.9G 4,167ft 14.3s 13s
OK Cesaroni H42 736g 58ft/s 594ft/s 9.4G 4,230ft 15.7s 11s
OK Cesaroni H237 788g 126ft/s 868ft/s 39.8G 4,389ft 14.4s 13s
OK AeroTech H220 744g 131ft/s 877ft/s 41.1G 4,475ft 14.4s 13s
OK Cesaroni H151 732g 116ft/s 854ft/s 27.4G 4,548ft 14.6s 13s
OK AeroTech H210 740g 122ft/s 898ft/s 35.9G 4,569ft 14.5s 14s
OK Cesaroni H160 766g 107ft/s 892ft/s 23.7G 4,730ft 14.9s 14s
OK Cesaroni H135 745g 106ft/s 870ft/s 21.7G 4,733ft 15.0s 13s
OK Cesaroni H170 726g 120ft/s 900ft/s 32.4G 4,734ft 14.7s 13s
OK AeroTech H182 701g 113ft/s 968ft/s 27.8G 4,778ft 14.7s 13s
OK AeroTech H180 746g 124ft/s 937ft/s 34.6G 4,844ft 14.8s 14s
OK AeroTech H250 750g 146ft/s 981ft/s 43.5G 4,917ft 14.8s 14s
OK KBA H225 810g 105ft/s 968ft/s 34.7G 5,057ft 15.3s 14s
OK Cesaroni H295 836g 141ft/s 1,008ft/s 47.7G 5,078ft 15.1s 14s
OK AeroTech H135 706g 100ft/s 898ft/s 21.4G 5,086ft 15.4s 13s
OK AeroTech H195 691g 135ft/s 1,053ft/s 36.6G 5,102ft 14.8s 14s
OK Cesaroni H53 780g 68ft/s 714ft/s 11.2G 5,113ft 16.5s 12s
OK Cesaroni H180 808g 125ft/s 969ft/s 33.2G 5,263ft 15.5s 14s
OK Cesaroni H194 778g 123ft/s 1,007ft/s 36.0G 5,308ft 15.3s 14s
OK Cesaroni H200 768g 130ft/s 1,025ft/s 37.6G 5,402ft 15.4s 14s
OK Cesaroni H340 885g 160ft/s 1,089ft/s 50.5G 5,502ft 15.5s 15s
OK Cesaroni H140 771g 118ft/s 977ft/s 31.5G 5,577ft 15.8s 14s
OK Cesaroni H255 726g 153ft/s 1,144ft/s 51.9G 5,612ft 15.3s 14s
OK Cesaroni H399 788g 185ft/s 1,174ft/s 69.9G 5,645ft 15.4s 15s
OK Cesaroni H226 854g 134ft/s 1,088ft/s 40.9G 5,899ft 16.0s 15s
OK Cesaroni H159 837g 107ft/s 1,065ft/s 22.2G 5,947ft 16.3s 14s
OK AeroTech H268 852g 136ft/s 1,141ft/s 39.1G 5,982ft 16.0s 15s
OK Cesaroni H233 822g 136ft/s 1,152ft/s 41.3G 6,048ft 16.0s 15s
OK Cesaroni H255 812g 154ft/s 1,198ft/s 51.0G 6,141ft 16.0s 15s
OK Cesaroni H160 813g 133ft/s 1,063ft/s 38.8G 6,153ft 16.3s 14s
OK AeroTech I200 852g 127ft/s 1,121ft/s 35.4G 6,200ft 16.3s 14s
OK AeroTech I205 809g 123ft/s 1,239ft/s 44.9G 6,491ft 16.2s 14s
OK Cesaroni I204 843g 134ft/s 1,195ft/s 42.3G 6,503ft 16.4s 15s
OK Cesaroni I243 893g 142ft/s 1,271ft/s 48.9G 6,900ft 16.8s 15s
OK Cesaroni I224 864g 146ft/s 1,264ft/s 50.2G 6,930ft 16.8s 15s
warningsW,D Estes F26 580g 5:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsW,D Estes G80 619g 13:1 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 (40ft/s)
failedG AeroTech E16 speed at end of launch guide too slow (44ft/s)
failedG Estes F15 speed at end of launch guide too slow (36ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni F29 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG AeroTech F22 speed at end of launch guide too slow (44ft/s)
failedG Apogee F10 speed at end of launch guide too slow (41ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G8 speed at end of launch guide too slow (18ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G11 speed at end of launch guide too slow (40ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G12 speed at end of launch guide too slow (42ft/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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