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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 95 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (714 motors didn't fit, 2 motors failed safety checks). 97 motor had thrust curves available and 180 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:   Interceptor AAD98
Owner: Adrian Butler
Body Diameter: 4.03in
Dry Weight: 11.00lb
MMT Diameter: 75.0mm
MMT Length: 36.00in
CD: 0.40

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 Contrail K707 19.10lb 77ft/s 457ft/s 15.3G 3,192ft 14.3s 12s
OK Contrail K630 18.83lb 61ft/s 478ft/s 9.7G 3,399ft 14.9s 13s
OK Contrail K456 19.17lb 68ft/s 494ft/s 9.5G 4,050ft 16.3s 13s
OK AeroTech K1499 14.84lb 108ft/s 632ft/s 25.5G 4,319ft 15.7s 15s
OK Contrail K543 18.95lb 70ft/s 671ft/s 9.7G 6,094ft 19.5s 16s
OK Cesaroni K735 16.53lb 63ft/s 786ft/s 11.6G 6,501ft 19.5s 17s
OK AeroTech K780 17.47lb 69ft/s 888ft/s 11.7G 7,763ft 21.0s 18s
OK Cesaroni K2000 16.43lb 115ft/s 1,026ft/s 34.6G 8,000ft 20.1s 19s
OK Cesaroni K555 17.08lb 56ft/s 872ft/s 7.7G 8,108ft 22.0s 18s
OK AeroTech K560 17.05lb 61ft/s 847ft/s 9.6G 8,246ft 21.8s 17s
OK Cesaroni K1085 16.36lb 79ft/s 998ft/s 15.8G 8,253ft 20.9s 19s
OK Cesaroni K661 16.57lb 62ft/s 924ft/s 9.5G 8,380ft 21.8s 18s
OK Cesaroni K510 16.71lb 64ft/s 857ft/s 8.2G 8,466ft 22.3s 18s
OK AeroTech K1000 16.74lb 84ft/s 1,000ft/s 14.8G 8,528ft 21.2s 19s
OK Gorilla L695 18.50lb 50ft/s 945ft/s 12.7G 8,637ft 22.3s 18s
OK Cesaroni L585 17.14lb 61ft/s 943ft/s 7.9G 9,045ft 22.8s 18s
OK Cesaroni L820 18.54lb 62ft/s 1,048ft/s 11.2G 9,609ft 23.0s 19s
OK Loki L780 18.72lb 57ft/s 1,064ft/s 10.8G 9,862ft 23.3s 20s
OK Cesaroni L910 16.77lb 76ft/s 1,108ft/s 13.4G 9,872ft 22.7s 19s
OK Cesaroni L3200 18.20lb 135ft/s 1,354ft/s 48.4G 10,698ft 22.4s 21s
OK Gorilla L789 18.45lb 63ft/s 1,137ft/s 10.4G 10,812ft 24.1s 20s
OK Cesaroni L645 19.27lb 60ft/s 1,079ft/s 8.2G 11,106ft 24.9s 20s
OK Gorilla L425 18.72lb 62ft/s 908ft/s 8.1G 11,139ft 25.7s 18s
OK AeroTech L1150 19.10lb 83ft/s 1,227ft/s 15.2G 11,148ft 23.7s 21s
OK Contrail L369 21.58lb 49ft/s 817ft/s 4.6G 11,451ft 28.0s 17s
OK Loki L930 18.80lb 74ft/s 1,207ft/s 12.7G 11,453ft 24.3s 20s
OK Gorilla L1150 18.72lb 79ft/s 1,251ft/s 21.1G 11,469ft 23.9s 21s
OK AeroTech L875 21.09lb 64ft/s 1,168ft/s 10.5G 11,518ft 24.9s 20s
OK Gorilla L985 19.01lb 63ft/s 1,261ft/s 13.0G 11,532ft 24.5s 21s
OK Cesaroni L995 18.92lb 86ft/s 1,223ft/s 14.8G 11,608ft 24.2s 20s
OK AeroTech L1040 21.40lb 70ft/s 1,199ft/s 13.1G 11,616ft 24.6s 21s
OK AeroTech L850 19.25lb 77ft/s 1,178ft/s 13.3G 11,659ft 24.4s 20s
OK AeroTech L900 21.41lb 66ft/s 1,174ft/s 10.7G 11,722ft 25.1s 21s
OK Gorilla L1112 19.00lb 84ft/s 1,273ft/s 14.6G 11,787ft 24.3s 21s
OK Cesaroni L1355 21.94lb 88ft/s 1,277ft/s 18.6G 11,803ft 24.2s 21s
OK Cesaroni L851 19.35lb 69ft/s 1,221ft/s 10.9G 11,828ft 24.9s 21s
OK AeroTech L1256 19.28lb 90ft/s 1,310ft/s 16.9G 11,930ft 24.2s 21s
OK Cesaroni L1720 18.37lb 101ft/s 1,432ft/s 23.9G 11,936ft 23.7s 22s
OK AeroTech L1520 19.05lb 92ft/s 1,365ft/s 20.0G 11,943ft 24.0s 21s
OK Cesaroni L1050 18.60lb 79ft/s 1,293ft/s 14.1G 12,072ft 24.5s 21s
OK Cesaroni L800 18.74lb 78ft/s 1,193ft/s 13.4G 12,136ft 25.0s 20s
OK Loki L840 19.26lb 75ft/s 1,223ft/s 13.2G 12,302ft 24.9s 20s
OK Loki L1482 18.80lb 89ft/s 1,443ft/s 19.7G 12,366ft 24.3s 22s
OK AeroTech L1390 19.55lb 90ft/s 1,369ft/s 18.8G 12,373ft 24.5s 22s
OK AeroTech L1170 22.00lb 81ft/s 1,303ft/s 14.7G 12,427ft 25.0s 21s
OK AeroTech L1250 23.45lb 80ft/s 1,253ft/s 13.9G 12,621ft 25.6s 22s
OK Gorilla L1065 22.82lb 81ft/s 1,258ft/s 17.2G 12,889ft 25.4s 21s
OK Cesaroni L1350 18.87lb 91ft/s 1,498ft/s 18.0G 13,462ft 25.1s 22s
OK AMW L1290 22.90lb 76ft/s 1,394ft/s 14.4G 13,689ft 26.2s 22s
OK AeroTech L1420 21.06lb 89ft/s 1,511ft/s 17.9G 13,801ft 25.5s 22s
OK Cesaroni L1685 24.34lb 101ft/s 1,470ft/s 20.9G 13,839ft 25.6s 22s
OK AeroTech L1365 21.82lb 87ft/s 1,474ft/s 16.3G 14,023ft 26.0s 22s
OK Cesaroni L1410 22.28lb 81ft/s 1,505ft/s 16.7G 14,111ft 26.1s 23s
OK Cesaroni L2375 20.17lb 115ft/s 1,763ft/s 30.2G 14,520ft 25.3s 23s
OK AeroTech L2200 21.54lb 116ft/s 1,647ft/s 33.3G 14,579ft 25.5s 23s
OK Cesaroni L1395 20.53lb 95ft/s 1,597ft/s 18.9G 14,665ft 26.0s 23s
OK Loki M1200 22.83lb 72ft/s 1,488ft/s 14.8G 14,871ft 26.9s 22s
OK Cesaroni L1115 20.71lb 90ft/s 1,477ft/s 17.0G 14,886ft 26.6s 22s
OK AeroTech M1350 21.60lb 91ft/s 1,540ft/s 17.9G 14,958ft 26.3s 22s
OK Gorilla M1355 23.13lb 80ft/s 1,515ft/s 18.3G 15,153ft 26.9s 23s
OK Cesaroni M1101 21.89lb 82ft/s 1,507ft/s 13.8G 15,175ft 26.9s 22s
OK AeroTech M1500 21.79lb 93ft/s 1,609ft/s 17.5G 15,188ft 26.6s 23s
OK Gorilla M745 23.39lb 79ft/s 1,231ft/s 14.2G 15,344ft 28.0s 21s
OK AeroTech M1550 23.44lb 94ft/s 1,606ft/s 19.5G 15,416ft 26.8s 23s
OK Cesaroni M2250 20.73lb 115ft/s 1,823ft/s 29.5G 15,554ft 25.8s 23s
OK AeroTech M1780 21.39lb 109ft/s 1,703ft/s 24.4G 15,616ft 26.3s 23s
OK AeroTech M1297 21.22lb 97ft/s 1,599ft/s 20.2G 15,626ft 26.6s 22s
OK Cesaroni M1230 21.68lb 82ft/s 1,599ft/s 15.3G 15,837ft 27.1s 22s
OK Loki M900 23.19lb 60ft/s 1,448ft/s 9.7G 15,873ft 28.4s 22s
OK AeroTech M2050 21.05lb 117ft/s 1,782ft/s 26.5G 15,901ft 26.5s 24s
OK Gorilla M1665 23.39lb 100ft/s 1,633ft/s 22.0G 15,973ft 27.0s 24s
OK Cesaroni M1830 20.97lb 103ft/s 1,786ft/s 23.0G 15,982ft 26.4s 23s
OK Cesaroni M1770 24.21lb 91ft/s 1,735ft/s 19.0G 16,142ft 27.1s 24s
OK Cesaroni M2075 26.85lb 101ft/s 1,662ft/s 24.0G 16,289ft 27.4s 24s
OK Gorilla M1952 23.00lb 112ft/s 1,758ft/s 25.7G 16,409ft 26.9s 24s
OK Cesaroni M1160 23.56lb 72ft/s 1,601ft/s 12.9G 16,510ft 28.1s 23s
OK Cesaroni M3100 22.06lb 123ft/s 2,045ft/s 39.6G 16,614ft 26.3s 24s
OK Cesaroni M1810 22.94lb 95ft/s 1,836ft/s 20.8G 16,768ft 27.2s 24s
OK Loki M1882 23.20lb 109ft/s 1,842ft/s 25.6G 16,932ft 27.1s 24s
OK Cesaroni M1675 22.51lb 97ft/s 1,816ft/s 20.7G 17,015ft 27.3s 24s
OK Cesaroni M1401 23.73lb 83ft/s 1,711ft/s 14.9G 17,080ft 28.0s 23s
OK Cesaroni M1670 22.53lb 95ft/s 1,711ft/s 21.1G 17,094ft 28.0s 24s
OK Cesaroni M1400 22.69lb 97ft/s 1,701ft/s 20.9G 17,280ft 27.8s 23s
OK Loki M1650 23.41lb 126ft/s 1,717ft/s 34.9G 17,460ft 27.7s 23s
OK Loki M2550 23.19lb 115ft/s 2,006ft/s 30.2G 17,463ft 27.1s 25s
OK Cesaroni M1300 23.47lb 110ft/s 1,629ft/s 26.6G 17,488ft 27.9s 23s
OK AeroTech M650 22.30lb 77ft/s 1,302ft/s 12.4G 17,535ft 29.5s 18s
OK Cesaroni M3700 23.74lb 136ft/s 2,126ft/s 41.2G 17,819ft 27.2s 25s
OK AeroTech M1315 23.44lb 87ft/s 1,685ft/s 16.3G 17,867ft 28.3s 22s
OK Cesaroni M1540 24.02lb 100ft/s 1,815ft/s 21.6G 18,007ft 28.1s 24s
OK Cesaroni M2045 24.38lb 105ft/s 2,019ft/s 23.8G 18,781ft 28.1s 25s
OK Cesaroni M2150 24.94lb 97ft/s 2,059ft/s 24.4G 18,930ft 28.2s 25s
OK Cesaroni M1590 24.40lb 102ft/s 1,903ft/s 20.5G 19,507ft 28.9s 24s
OK Cesaroni M840 26.33lb 82ft/s 1,483ft/s 15.7G 20,138ft 31.4s 22s
OK Cesaroni M2020 26.50lb 102ft/s 2,070ft/s 22.3G 20,274ft 29.1s 25s

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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 Loki L480 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni L395 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/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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