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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 69 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (731 motors didn't fit, 10 motors failed safety checks). 77 motor had thrust curves available and 151 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:   Ventris
Owner: William Eatherly
Body Diameter: 1.12in
Dry Weight: 1.6oz
MMT Diameter: 29.0mm
MMT Length: 8.00in
CD: 2.00

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 F36 5.3oz 80ft/s 706ft/s 53.9G 1,016ft 5.5s 4s
OK AeroTech E23 5.3oz 53ft/s 473ft/s 24.7G 1,147ft 6.6s 5s
OK Cesaroni F120 5.3oz 93ft/s 1,005ft/s 87.8G 1,268ft 6.2s 6s
OK AeroTech F67 4.4oz 90ft/s 957ft/s 66.0G 1,311ft 5.8s 5s
OK Cesaroni F31 5.2oz 59ft/s 611ft/s 37.8G 1,340ft 6.1s 4s
OK AeroTech F62 5.4oz 65ft/s 750ft/s 40.4G 1,349ft 6.5s 6s
OK AeroTech F42 4.3oz 89ft/s 735ft/s 56.9G 1,363ft 6.1s 5s
OK Cesaroni F59 5.1oz 74ft/s 828ft/s 49.1G 1,375ft 6.4s 5s
OK Cesaroni F36 5.2oz 58ft/s 674ft/s 28.4G 1,400ft 6.7s 5s
OK AeroTech F27 4.4oz 52ft/s 579ft/s 26.1G 1,412ft 6.6s 4s
OK Cesaroni F32 5.4oz 50ft/s 609ft/s 28.6G 1,457ft 7.0s 5s
OK AeroTech F23 4.5oz 68ft/s 588ft/s 38.0G 1,465ft 6.6s 4s
OK AeroTech F50 4.6oz 85ft/s 848ft/s 56.0G 1,466ft 6.0s 5s
OK Estes F50 4.6oz 75ft/s 894ft/s 55.2G 1,561ft 6.1s 5s
OK AeroTech F20 4.4oz 72ft/s 621ft/s 38.2G 1,562ft 6.7s 4s
OK AeroTech G74 4.7oz 62ft/s 1,053ft/s 62.7G 1,567ft 6.1s 5s
OK AeroTech F52 5.9oz 68ft/s 784ft/s 46.3G 1,650ft 6.9s 5s
OK Cesaroni G88 7.0oz 83ft/s 1,012ft/s 60.1G 1,658ft 6.9s 6s
OK AeroTech F26 5.2oz 60ft/s 586ft/s 25.6G 1,663ft 7.1s 5s
OK AeroTech G104 6.4oz 98ft/s 983ft/s 67.6G 1,669ft 6.8s 6s
OK Cesaroni G250 6.6oz 121ft/s 1,549ft/s 141.1G 1,684ft 6.6s 6s
OK AeroTech G54 6.4oz 64ft/s 821ft/s 42.3G 1,748ft 7.1s 6s
OK AeroTech G77 5.9oz 72ft/s 1,068ft/s 50.1G 1,748ft 6.5s 5s
OK AeroTech F25 4.8oz 75ft/s 671ft/s 42.5G 1,762ft 7.0s 4s
OK AeroTech F40 6.1oz 64ft/s 724ft/s 38.2G 1,818ft 7.3s 5s
OK Cesaroni G80 6.7oz 68ft/s 1,017ft/s 52.6G 1,821ft 7.1s 6s
OK AeroTech G72 6.2oz 68ft/s 1,089ft/s 47.9G 1,842ft 6.8s 5s
OK AeroTech G125 6.0oz 85ft/s 1,348ft/s 76.4G 1,852ft 6.4s 5s
OK AeroTech G53 6.7oz 73ft/s 824ft/s 45.6G 1,890ft 7.3s 5s
OK Cesaroni G126 6.7oz 105ft/s 1,239ft/s 84.6G 1,922ft 7.0s 6s
OK AeroTech G79 6.0oz 52ft/s 955ft/s 42.1G 1,933ft 6.8s 5s
OK AeroTech G77 7.4oz 56ft/s 1,003ft/s 37.3G 1,966ft 7.5s 6s
OK AeroTech G79 7.1oz 77ft/s 996ft/s 46.0G 1,966ft 7.3s 6s
OK Cesaroni G83 6.7oz 79ft/s 1,029ft/s 53.0G 1,973ft 7.2s 6s
OK AeroTech G38 6.0oz 61ft/s 696ft/s 30.5G 1,994ft 7.6s 5s
OK Cesaroni H410 8.0oz 139ft/s 1,964ft/s 215.0G 2,004ft 7.0s 7s
OK Cesaroni G131 8.7oz 78ft/s 1,229ft/s 61.2G 2,033ft 7.4s 6s
OK AeroTech G78 6.0oz 71ft/s 1,093ft/s 55.3G 2,036ft 6.8s 5s
OK Estes G40 5.9oz 71ft/s 811ft/s 43.4G 2,039ft 7.2s 5s
OK AeroTech G40 5.9oz 71ft/s 811ft/s 43.4G 2,046ft 7.3s 5s
OK AeroTech G75 6.2oz 83ft/s 1,012ft/s 57.4G 2,066ft 6.9s 5s
OK Cesaroni G68 7.1oz 68ft/s 910ft/s 45.7G 2,083ft 7.5s 6s
OK AeroTech G76 6.8oz 102ft/s 978ft/s 79.2G 2,091ft 7.2s 5s
OK AeroTech G80 6.1oz 89ft/s 1,081ft/s 60.5G 2,111ft 6.9s 5s
OK Cesaroni G57 6.7oz 66ft/s 834ft/s 46.1G 2,160ft 7.7s 6s
OK AeroTech G138 6.8oz 99ft/s 1,539ft/s 69.3G 2,209ft 6.9s 6s
OK AeroTech G64 6.9oz 72ft/s 930ft/s 55.4G 2,223ft 7.6s 5s
OK Cesaroni G106 8.2oz 68ft/s 1,203ft/s 56.9G 2,250ft 7.7s 6s
OK AeroTech H165 8.7oz 83ft/s 1,389ft/s 75.2G 2,270ft 7.5s 6s
OK AeroTech H238 8.5oz 105ft/s 1,534ft/s 93.5G 2,317ft 7.4s 6s
OK Cesaroni H163 8.2oz 92ft/s 1,455ft/s 95.0G 2,332ft 7.5s 6s
OK KBA G135 9.6oz 76ft/s 1,271ft/s 52.8G 2,341ft 8.1s 7s
OK Cesaroni G125 8.5oz 86ft/s 1,258ft/s 68.0G 2,384ft 7.7s 6s
OK Cesaroni H133 8.3oz 87ft/s 1,298ft/s 82.6G 2,416ft 7.7s 6s
OK Cesaroni G118 8.2oz 86ft/s 1,254ft/s 67.5G 2,421ft 7.8s 6s
OK AeroTech H128 8.9oz 84ft/s 1,338ft/s 71.6G 2,426ft 7.7s 6s
OK AeroTech H115 8.8oz 79ft/s 1,231ft/s 48.7G 2,510ft 7.6s 6s
OK KBA G82 9.7oz 60ft/s 1,027ft/s 31.7G 2,512ft 8.5s 7s
OK Cesaroni H90 7.3oz 97ft/s 1,101ft/s 75.4G 2,528ft 7.5s 6s
OK AeroTech H182 8.9oz 89ft/s 1,562ft/s 73.9G 2,560ft 7.3s 6s
OK AeroTech H195 8.5oz 133ft/s 1,652ft/s 106.7G 2,568ft 7.1s 6s
OK AeroTech G75 9.8oz 56ft/s 965ft/s 27.0G 2,645ft 8.7s 6s
OK Cesaroni H87 8.8oz 71ft/s 1,061ft/s 51.6G 2,681ft 8.2s 6s
warningsW Apogee F10 4.6oz 50ft/s 386ft/s 21.1G 2,688ft 11.0s 4s
OK AeroTech G25 5.9oz 51ft/s 689ft/s 23.7G 2,722ft 9.0s 4s
OK Cesaroni G54 8.4oz 81ft/s 889ft/s 50.5G 2,892ft 8.7s 6s
OK Cesaroni H54 9.0oz 65ft/s 869ft/s 39.6G 3,051ft 9.1s 6s
warningsD Estes F26 5.2oz 19:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsD Estes G80 6.1oz 46:1 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 (33ft/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 (29ft/s)
failedG AeroTech F37 speed at end of launch guide too slow (44ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni F29 speed at end of launch guide too slow (46ft/s)
failedG AeroTech F22 speed at end of launch guide too slow (39ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G8 speed at end of launch guide too slow (22ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G11 speed at end of launch guide too slow (41ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G12 speed at end of launch guide too slow (46ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G33 speed at end of launch guide too slow (44ft/s)

G These simulations were run with a launch guide length of 2ft (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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