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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 43 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (710 motors didn't fit, 49 motors failed safety checks). 90 motor had thrust curves available and 182 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:   Funk Saucer
Owner: KenRico
Body Diameter: 14.00in
Dry Weight: 12.0oz
MMT Diameter: 29.0mm
MMT Length: 10.00in
CD: 0.61

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 G79 16.4oz 63ft/s 147ft/s 11.8G 231ft 2.9s 1s
OK AeroTech G76 17.2oz 98ft/s 173ft/s 29.4G 234ft 2.8s 1s
OK Cesaroni G68 17.5oz 68ft/s 143ft/s 17.9G 234ft 2.9s 1s
OK AeroTech G38 16.4oz 57ft/s 106ft/s 10.5G 237ft 3.5s 1s
OK AeroTech G78 16.4oz 80ft/s 167ft/s 17.5G 239ft 2.8s 1s
warningsW Estes G40 16.3oz 67ft/s 128ft/s 15.1G 242ft 3.2s 1s
OK AeroTech G40 16.3oz 67ft/s 128ft/s 15.1G 242ft 3.2s 1s
OK Cesaroni G106 18.6oz 78ft/s 187ft/s 24.4G 243ft 2.7s 1s
OK Cesaroni G57 17.1oz 73ft/s 139ft/s 17.4G 245ft 3.1s 1s
OK AeroTech G75 16.6oz 80ft/s 160ft/s 20.8G 246ft 2.9s 1s
OK Cesaroni H163 18.6oz 104ft/s 225ft/s 41.1G 247ft 2.5s 1s
OK AeroTech G138 17.2oz 95ft/s 231ft/s 23.5G 250ft 2.4s 1s
OK AeroTech G80 16.5oz 85ft/s 166ft/s 21.6G 251ft 2.8s 1s
OK AeroTech G64 17.3oz 82ft/s 159ft/s 20.7G 255ft 3.1s 1s
OK Cesaroni G125 18.9oz 95ft/s 201ft/s 29.8G 259ft 2.6s 1s
OK Cesaroni H133 18.7oz 100ft/s 205ft/s 35.9G 262ft 2.6s 1s
OK AeroTech H220 20.8oz 127ft/s 270ft/s 52.1G 264ft 2.4s 1s
OK AeroTech H128 19.3oz 102ft/s 217ft/s 29.3G 266ft 2.6s 1s
OK Cesaroni G118 18.6oz 86ft/s 192ft/s 29.2G 266ft 2.7s 1s
OK AeroTech H210 20.7oz 111ft/s 271ft/s 35.0G 271ft 2.5s 1s
OK AeroTech H250 21.0oz 130ft/s 287ft/s 48.7G 278ft 2.4s 1s
OK KBA G82 20.1oz 67ft/s 168ft/s 13.1G 278ft 3.1s 1s
OK Cesaroni H123 20.0oz 83ft/s 202ft/s 24.0G 286ft 2.8s 1s
OK AeroTech H182 19.3oz 99ft/s 234ft/s 28.6G 298ft 2.6s 1s
OK AeroTech H115 19.2oz 82ft/s 187ft/s 21.4G 301ft 2.9s 1s
OK Cesaroni H90 17.7oz 90ft/s 174ft/s 30.3G 301ft 3.0s 1s
OK Cesaroni H170 20.2oz 112ft/s 242ft/s 41.1G 304ft 2.7s 1s
OK Cesaroni H151 20.4oz 100ft/s 226ft/s 34.9G 305ft 2.7s 1s
OK AeroTech H180 20.9oz 114ft/s 254ft/s 38.5G 305ft 2.6s 1s
OK AeroTech H195 18.9oz 123ft/s 253ft/s 47.2G 305ft 2.5s 1s
OK Cesaroni H118 20.2oz 93ft/s 195ft/s 29.2G 308ft 3.0s 1s
OK AeroTech G75 20.2oz 64ft/s 148ft/s 12.0G 310ft 3.5s 1s
OK Cesaroni H87 19.2oz 77ft/s 165ft/s 23.0G 314ft 3.2s 1s
OK Cesaroni H255 20.2oz 143ft/s 290ft/s 66.1G 318ft 2.5s 1s
OK AeroTech H97 21.8oz 75ft/s 174ft/s 15.7G 334ft 3.4s 1s
OK Cesaroni H135 20.9oz 95ft/s 205ft/s 27.5G 336ft 3.0s 1s
OK AeroTech G25 16.3oz 50ft/s 102ft/s 7.9G 338ft 5.3s 0s
OK Cesaroni G54 18.8oz 83ft/s 152ft/s 20.6G 352ft 4.0s 1s
OK AeroTech H135 19.5oz 91ft/s 203ft/s 26.8G 371ft 3.3s 1s
OK Cesaroni H54 19.4oz 76ft/s 140ft/s 17.8G 376ft 4.2s 1s
OK Cesaroni H42 20.5oz 52ft/s 117ft/s 12.1G 451ft 5.4s 1s
warningsW,D Estes F26 15.0oz 6:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsW,D Estes G80 16.4oz 17:1 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)
failedA AeroTech E23 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (112ft)
failedG AeroTech E16 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/s)
failedA AeroTech F23 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (164ft)
failedA Cesaroni F36 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (115ft)
failedA AeroTech F27 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (156ft)
failedG Estes F15 speed at end of launch guide too slow (37ft/s)
failedA AeroTech F37 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (143ft)
failedA AeroTech F62 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (134ft)
failedA Cesaroni F36 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (146ft)
failedA AeroTech F20 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (177ft)
failedG Cesaroni F32 speed at end of launch guide too slow (46ft/s)
failedA AeroTech F42 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (149ft)
failedG Cesaroni F29 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedA Cesaroni F31 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (164ft)
failedA Cesaroni F120 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (108ft)
failedA Cesaroni F59 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (137ft)
failedA AeroTech F67 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (138ft)
failedA AeroTech F26 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (193ft)
failedG AeroTech F22 speed at end of launch guide too slow (41ft/s)
failedA AeroTech F52 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (174ft)
failedG Apogee F10 speed at end of launch guide too slow (41ft/s)
failedA AeroTech F50 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (165ft)
failedA Estes F50 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (179ft)
failedA AeroTech F25 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (204ft)
failedA AeroTech F40 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (201ft)
failedA AeroTech G54 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (187ft)
failedA AeroTech G104 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (166ft)
failedA AeroTech G74 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (177ft)
failedA Cesaroni G88 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (168ft)
failedA AeroTech G53 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (212ft)
failedA Cesaroni G80 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (191ft)
failedA AeroTech G77 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (202ft)
failedA AeroTech G77 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (207ft)
failedA Cesaroni G83 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (212ft)
failedA AeroTech G79 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (214ft)
failedA Cesaroni G250 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (150ft)
failedA Cesaroni G126 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (198ft)
failedA Cesaroni G131 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (211ft)
failedA AeroTech G125 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (207ft)
failedG AeroTech G8 speed at end of launch guide too slow (19ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G11 speed at end of launch guide too slow (39ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G12 speed at end of launch guide too slow (41ft/s)
failedA KBA G135 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (231ft)
failedG Cesaroni G33 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedA AeroTech H165 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (239ft)
failedA AeroTech H238 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (239ft)
failedA Cesaroni H175 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (239ft)
failedA Cesaroni H410 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (176ft)

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.)

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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