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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 79 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (656 motors didn't fit, 56 motors failed safety checks). 135 motor had thrust curves available and 282 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:   PML Tomahawk
Owner: Tim Cubbedge
Body Diameter: 3.00in
Dry Weight: 88.0oz
MMT Diameter: 38.0mm
MMT Length: 18.00in
CD: 0.73

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 G339 94.4oz 66ft/s 127ft/s 13.4G 257ft 4.1s 4s
OK Contrail H222 106.3oz 63ft/s 151ft/s 21.9G 396ft 5.1s 4s
warningsW AeroTech H283 96.7oz 58ft/s 215ft/s 11.5G 703ft 6.8s 6s
OK AeroTech H130 96.4oz 51ft/s 199ft/s 8.7G 747ft 7.2s 6s
OK AeroTech H669 96.9oz 92ft/s 255ft/s 40.1G 864ft 7.2s 7s
OK Loki H144 99.9oz 50ft/s 223ft/s 7.9G 885ft 7.8s 6s
OK AeroTech H219 97.2oz 53ft/s 246ft/s 9.8G 919ft 7.8s 7s
OK AeroTech H242 97.3oz 49ft/s 247ft/s 7.8G 967ft 8.1s 7s
OK Loki H160 99.8oz 55ft/s 245ft/s 9.4G 1,001ft 8.1s 7s
OK Cesaroni H400 98.0oz 65ft/s 284ft/s 15.3G 1,068ft 8.1s 7s
OK Cesaroni H225 94.8oz 52ft/s 294ft/s 8.8G 1,211ft 8.8s 8s
OK AeroTech I218 101.1oz 53ft/s 314ft/s 9.2G 1,412ft 9.5s 8s
OK AeroTech I180 101.6oz 63ft/s 302ft/s 11.8G 1,459ft 9.7s 8s
OK AeroTech H550 99.4oz 83ft/s 349ft/s 22.5G 1,461ft 9.3s 9s
OK AeroTech H550 99.1oz 83ft/s 352ft/s 22.7G 1,472ft 9.3s 9s
warningsW Cesaroni H565 100.8oz 82ft/s 354ft/s 22.4G 1,485ft 9.4s 9s
OK AeroTech H999 99.7oz 112ft/s 367ft/s 57.0G 1,518ft 9.3s 9s
OK AeroTech I245 100.9oz 62ft/s 347ft/s 13.8G 1,658ft 10.1s 9s
OK AeroTech I357 100.1oz 62ft/s 357ft/s 12.6G 1,675ft 10.1s 9s
OK Cesaroni I566 101.6oz 78ft/s 408ft/s 21.4G 1,822ft 10.2s 10s
OK Cesaroni I345 101.9oz 61ft/s 414ft/s 12.8G 1,985ft 10.9s 10s
OK AeroTech I285 105.4oz 58ft/s 404ft/s 11.9G 2,012ft 11.0s 10s
OK Cesaroni I236 102.1oz 51ft/s 403ft/s 9.9G 2,063ft 11.3s 10s
OK Cesaroni I800 104.1oz 90ft/s 456ft/s 30.7G 2,096ft 10.8s 10s
OK AeroTech I211 104.0oz 54ft/s 397ft/s 10.1G 2,137ft 11.5s 9s
OK AeroTech I195 108.2oz 56ft/s 397ft/s 11.1G 2,156ft 11.5s 9s
OK AeroTech I305 108.5oz 58ft/s 420ft/s 12.7G 2,157ft 11.3s 10s
OK AeroTech I1299 102.9oz 125ft/s 476ft/s 52.5G 2,175ft 10.8s 11s
OK AeroTech I300 103.6oz 64ft/s 428ft/s 15.2G 2,194ft 11.4s 10s
OK Loki I316 107.0oz 72ft/s 450ft/s 15.9G 2,381ft 11.7s 10s
OK Cesaroni I287 109.3oz 53ft/s 463ft/s 10.5G 2,445ft 12.1s 10s
OK Loki I210 107.0oz 62ft/s 433ft/s 13.9G 2,482ft 12.1s 10s
OK Loki I405 107.2oz 84ft/s 489ft/s 26.0G 2,556ft 11.9s 11s
OK Cesaroni I285 105.8oz 57ft/s 484ft/s 11.0G 2,633ft 12.5s 11s
OK Cesaroni I255 106.2oz 53ft/s 481ft/s 9.7G 2,667ft 12.6s 11s
OK Loki I377 107.8oz 77ft/s 501ft/s 21.0G 2,704ft 12.3s 11s
OK Loki I430 107.0oz 67ft/s 524ft/s 16.9G 2,714ft 12.3s 11s
OK AeroTech I327 110.2oz 64ft/s 510ft/s 13.1G 2,768ft 12.6s 11s
OK AMW I297 108.8oz 57ft/s 505ft/s 11.3G 2,774ft 12.6s 11s
OK AeroTech I366 107.6oz 70ft/s 519ft/s 15.3G 2,788ft 12.5s 11s
OK AeroTech I364 111.9oz 58ft/s 511ft/s 12.6G 2,793ft 12.6s 11s
OK Cesaroni I303 105.6oz 60ft/s 513ft/s 13.1G 2,833ft 12.7s 11s
OK Cesaroni I470 105.5oz 71ft/s 550ft/s 18.0G 2,847ft 12.5s 11s
OK Cesaroni I242 107.4oz 51ft/s 500ft/s 8.6G 2,856ft 13.1s 11s
OK AeroTech I280 109.7oz 57ft/s 515ft/s 10.1G 2,872ft 12.9s 11s
OK KBA I301 113.6oz 56ft/s 550ft/s 12.0G 3,016ft 13.0s 11s
OK Cesaroni I350 115.6oz 61ft/s 544ft/s 11.5G 3,021ft 13.1s 11s
OK AeroTech I435 106.3oz 87ft/s 565ft/s 24.6G 3,026ft 12.7s 11s
OK KBA I550 113.1oz 74ft/s 613ft/s 21.6G 3,061ft 12.7s 12s
OK AeroTech I284 107.6oz 68ft/s 548ft/s 15.4G 3,089ft 13.1s 11s
OK AeroTech I500 108.3oz 74ft/s 610ft/s 18.1G 3,296ft 13.2s 12s
OK Loki J396 114.5oz 60ft/s 598ft/s 16.4G 3,342ft 13.5s 12s
OK Cesaroni I216 109.2oz 54ft/s 533ft/s 10.2G 3,346ft 14.0s 11s
warningsW Cesaroni I540 109.1oz 80ft/s 632ft/s 20.0G 3,357ft 13.3s 12s
OK AeroTech I600 109.2oz 89ft/s 631ft/s 26.0G 3,374ft 13.2s 12s
OK AeroTech J420 110.9oz 71ft/s 612ft/s 17.1G 3,400ft 13.5s 12s
OK Cesaroni J335 110.1oz 65ft/s 595ft/s 12.4G 3,400ft 13.7s 12s
OK AeroTech I350 109.7oz 65ft/s 616ft/s 15.2G 3,401ft 13.6s 12s
OK Cesaroni J381 112.3oz 66ft/s 606ft/s 15.2G 3,422ft 13.6s 12s
OK Cesaroni J270 111.1oz 53ft/s 577ft/s 8.9G 3,425ft 14.0s 12s
OK Cesaroni J285 109.0oz 59ft/s 582ft/s 11.2G 3,433ft 13.9s 12s
OK AeroTech J350 111.5oz 86ft/s 614ft/s 25.6G 3,434ft 13.4s 12s
OK KBA J740 113.5oz 90ft/s 657ft/s 29.7G 3,442ft 13.3s 13s
OK AeroTech J340 108.4oz 70ft/s 605ft/s 18.9G 3,448ft 13.6s 11s
OK Cesaroni J316 109.4oz 60ft/s 586ft/s 13.4G 3,453ft 13.8s 12s
OK Cesaroni J357 109.2oz 66ft/s 617ft/s 15.9G 3,486ft 13.7s 12s
OK AeroTech J425 110.3oz 62ft/s 651ft/s 13.9G 3,591ft 13.9s 12s
OK Cesaroni J290 111.3oz 59ft/s 602ft/s 11.7G 3,602ft 14.2s 12s
OK Cesaroni J400 112.8oz 66ft/s 643ft/s 14.4G 3,653ft 14.0s 12s
OK AeroTech J270 110.6oz 59ft/s 608ft/s 10.6G 3,712ft 14.4s 12s
OK AeroTech J500 111.1oz 82ft/s 684ft/s 24.6G 3,807ft 13.9s 13s
OK Loki J528 114.3oz 93ft/s 701ft/s 31.1G 3,857ft 13.9s 13s
OK Cesaroni J330 112.8oz 65ft/s 666ft/s 13.7G 4,021ft 14.6s 12s
OK Cesaroni J410 113.9oz 70ft/s 696ft/s 15.1G 4,047ft 14.5s 13s
OK AeroTech J435 110.0oz 82ft/s 717ft/s 21.5G 4,090ft 14.4s 13s
OK Cesaroni J425 112.7oz 75ft/s 707ft/s 20.4G 4,097ft 14.5s 13s
OK Loki J712 114.5oz 87ft/s 758ft/s 26.6G 4,140ft 14.3s 13s
OK Loki J320 114.5oz 65ft/s 680ft/s 15.6G 4,221ft 15.0s 12s
OK Cesaroni J354 115.4oz 67ft/s 694ft/s 15.2G 4,252ft 14.9s 12s

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 Contrail G130 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G67 speed at end of launch guide too slow (27ft/s)
failedG Loki G69 speed at end of launch guide too slow (29ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G61 speed at end of launch guide too slow (25ft/s)
failedA Contrail G234 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (224ft)
failedG Loki G70 speed at end of launch guide too slow (30ft/s)
failedG Loki G94 speed at end of launch guide too slow (35ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G69 speed at end of launch guide too slow (25ft/s)
failedG Loki G80 speed at end of launch guide too slow (32ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G46 speed at end of launch guide too slow (20ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G185 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G79 speed at end of launch guide too slow (24ft/s)
failedG Loki G66 speed at end of launch guide too slow (32ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G60 speed at end of launch guide too slow (26ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G69 speed at end of launch guide too slow (25ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G58 speed at end of launch guide too slow (20ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G115 speed at end of launch guide too slow (34ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G78 speed at end of launch guide too slow (26ft/s)
failedG Contrail G123 speed at end of launch guide too slow (44ft/s)
failedG Contrail G100 speed at end of launch guide too slow (40ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G50 speed at end of launch guide too slow (18ft/s)
failedA Contrail G300 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (168ft)
failedG AeroTech H73 speed at end of launch guide too slow (24ft/s)
failedG Loki H100 speed at end of launch guide too slow (35ft/s)
failedG AeroTech H148 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/s)
failedG AeroTech H123 speed at end of launch guide too slow (36ft/s)
failedG AeroTech H100 speed at end of launch guide too slow (34ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni H123 speed at end of launch guide too slow (33ft/s)
failedG Loki H90 speed at end of launch guide too slow (36ft/s)
failedG Loki H125 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni H143 speed at end of launch guide too slow (35ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni H120 speed at end of launch guide too slow (36ft/s)
failedG AeroTech H112 speed at end of launch guide too slow (29ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni H110 speed at end of launch guide too slow (31ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni H152 speed at end of launch guide too slow (41ft/s)
failedG AeroTech H178 speed at end of launch guide too slow (39ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni H125 speed at end of launch guide too slow (35ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni H100 speed at end of launch guide too slow (32ft/s)
failedG AeroTech H170 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/s)
failedG AeroTech H45 speed at end of launch guide too slow (25ft/s)
failedG AeroTech I161 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG AeroTech I140 speed at end of launch guide too slow (39ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I180 speed at end of launch guide too slow (40ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I212 speed at end of launch guide too slow (44ft/s)
failedG AeroTech I225 speed at end of launch guide too slow (46ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I195 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG AeroTech I154 speed at end of launch guide too slow (37ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I170 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG AeroTech I49 speed at end of launch guide too slow (18ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I55 speed at end of launch guide too slow (21ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I175 speed at end of launch guide too slow (42ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I223 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG AeroTech I59 speed at end of launch guide too slow (37ft/s)
failedG Loki I110 speed at end of launch guide too slow (39ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I125 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni J94 speed at end of launch guide too slow (34ft/s)

G These simulations were run with a launch guide length of 5ft (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.)

A The minimum altitude check is used to ensure that the rocket flies high enough to ensure time for a safe recovery. In addition, many barometric altimeters require a minimum altitude to detect lift-off. (The minimum altitude is 10m or 33ft for an A motor and doubles for each impulse class).

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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