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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 50 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (730 motors didn't fit, 11 motors failed safety checks). 60 motor had thrust curves available and 123 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:   Mad Maxx
Owner: Adrian Butler
Body Diameter: 8.00in
Dry Weight: 40.00lb
MMT Diameter: 98.0mm
MMT Length: 42.00in
CD: 0.50

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 Cesaroni K1620 46.78lb 59ft/s 330ft/s 8.0G 1,614ft 10.4s 9s
OK AeroTech K1999 46.59lb 65ft/s 354ft/s 9.2G 1,771ft 10.7s 9s
OK AeroTech L1300 50.77lb 49ft/s 527ft/s 5.9G 3,731ft 15.7s 12s
OK AeroTech L1500 50.27lb 56ft/s 552ft/s 7.5G 3,917ft 15.6s 12s
OK AeroTech L2500 51.00lb 72ft/s 602ft/s 11.7G 3,920ft 15.1s 13s
OK Cesaroni L3150 50.43lb 81ft/s 643ft/s 15.5G 4,120ft 15.2s 14s
OK Cesaroni M1560 50.97lb 54ft/s 617ft/s 7.0G 4,554ft 16.8s 13s
OK AeroTech M1305 55.65lb 51ft/s 654ft/s 6.9G 5,790ft 19.0s 13s
OK AeroTech M1600 55.25lb 53ft/s 726ft/s 6.7G 5,950ft 18.9s 14s
OK AeroTech M4500 54.60lb 98ft/s 907ft/s 22.4G 6,213ft 17.7s 16s
OK AeroTech M1340 55.43lb 51ft/s 690ft/s 6.7G 6,279ft 19.5s 14s
OK Cesaroni M4770 54.34lb 96ft/s 938ft/s 23.3G 6,301ft 17.8s 16s
OK Cesaroni M2505 53.78lb 69ft/s 854ft/s 11.4G 6,410ft 18.6s 16s
OK Cesaroni M1060 54.71lb 51ft/s 650ft/s 5.2G 6,426ft 20.5s 13s
OK Cesaroni M1290 56.34lb 48ft/s 715ft/s 5.2G 6,536ft 20.3s 14s
OK Cesaroni M1520 54.81lb 55ft/s 756ft/s 6.4G 6,539ft 19.8s 15s
OK AeroTech M2100 55.25lb 65ft/s 821ft/s 11.1G 6,555ft 18.9s 15s
OK AeroTech M2400 54.22lb 69ft/s 853ft/s 10.4G 6,566ft 18.9s 15s
OK AeroTech M1800 60.20lb 55ft/s 786ft/s 9.7G 6,703ft 19.7s 15s
OK Cesaroni M1790 58.24lb 53ft/s 810ft/s 6.9G 6,785ft 19.9s 15s
OK AeroTech M1845 54.73lb 64ft/s 825ft/s 9.0G 6,978ft 19.7s 15s
OK Cesaroni M6400 57.46lb 116ft/s 1,058ft/s 28.4G 7,131ft 18.5s 17s
OK AeroTech M2000 59.81lb 58ft/s 892ft/s 7.8G 7,591ft 20.6s 16s
OK AeroTech M6000 58.65lb 104ft/s 1,135ft/s 26.8G 7,815ft 19.3s 18s
OK Gorilla M1025 62.35lb 52ft/s 681ft/s 5.4G 7,851ft 22.6s 13s
OK AeroTech M2500 57.78lb 71ft/s 983ft/s 10.3G 7,962ft 20.4s 16s
OK Cesaroni N10000 61.87lb 145ft/s 1,225ft/s 43.4G 8,097ft 19.3s 18s
OK Cesaroni M1890 59.45lb 58ft/s 913ft/s 7.5G 8,218ft 21.4s 16s
OK Cesaroni M3400 57.88lb 80ft/s 1,095ft/s 14.4G 8,261ft 20.2s 17s
OK Cesaroni M1800 58.39lb 59ft/s 916ft/s 7.4G 8,311ft 21.5s 16s
OK Cesaroni M1450 58.91lb 61ft/s 832ft/s 8.2G 8,392ft 21.9s 15s
OK AeroTech N2220 66.45lb 63ft/s 937ft/s 9.1G 8,418ft 21.4s 16s
OK AeroTech M1939 59.82lb 56ft/s 880ft/s 7.2G 8,571ft 21.9s 15s
OK Cesaroni N1800 60.24lb 59ft/s 914ft/s 7.2G 8,572ft 21.9s 16s
OK Cesaroni N2600 65.31lb 63ft/s 1,030ft/s 9.4G 8,737ft 21.5s 17s
OK Cesaroni M795 58.72lb 53ft/s 664ft/s 5.6G 8,753ft 24.5s 12s
OK Gorilla N2717 62.35lb 65ft/s 1,036ft/s 14.1G 8,758ft 21.1s 17s
OK Cesaroni N2200 65.04lb 62ft/s 1,022ft/s 8.5G 9,559ft 22.6s 17s
OK Loki N3800 65.57lb 89ft/s 1,177ft/s 15.9G 9,579ft 21.4s 18s
OK Cesaroni N5600 64.87lb 101ft/s 1,393ft/s 22.2G 10,186ft 21.3s 19s
OK AeroTech N2000 67.08lb 65ft/s 1,005ft/s 9.0G 10,261ft 23.3s 16s
OK AeroTech N3300 66.57lb 69ft/s 1,244ft/s 12.6G 10,423ft 22.4s 18s
OK Cesaroni N2500 65.72lb 76ft/s 1,123ft/s 11.5G 10,542ft 22.9s 18s
OK Cesaroni N2850 65.77lb 69ft/s 1,206ft/s 10.3G 10,586ft 22.8s 18s
OK Cesaroni N3180 66.89lb 74ft/s 1,259ft/s 11.7G 10,759ft 22.8s 18s
OK Cesaroni N1975 69.21lb 49ft/s 1,096ft/s 6.2G 11,013ft 24.7s 17s
OK Cesaroni N2501 69.34lb 70ft/s 1,173ft/s 10.4G 11,434ft 23.8s 18s
OK AeroTech N1000 68.16lb 55ft/s 795ft/s 6.0G 11,458ft 27.3s 11s
OK Cesaroni N1100 65.55lb 64ft/s 839ft/s 8.3G 11,515ft 26.2s 14s
warningsD Gorilla M1565 61.61lb 6:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)

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 AeroTech K680 speed at end of launch guide too slow (35ft/s)
failedG AeroTech K650 speed at end of launch guide too slow (32ft/s)
failedG AeroTech K458 speed at end of launch guide too slow (24ft/s)
failedG AeroTech L339 speed at end of launch guide too slow (23ft/s)
failedG AeroTech L400 speed at end of launch guide too slow (30ft/s)
failedG AeroTech L952 speed at end of launch guide too slow (36ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni L610 speed at end of launch guide too slow (38ft/s)
failedG AeroTech M1075 speed at end of launch guide too slow (41ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni M520 speed at end of launch guide too slow (41ft/s)
failedG AeroTech M1419 speed at end of launch guide too slow (46ft/s)
failedG AeroTech M750 speed at end of launch guide too slow (37ft/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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