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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 100 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (609 motors didn't fit, 82 motors failed safety checks). 179 motor had thrust curves available and 323 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:   Level Three
Owner: Edward Wilk
Body Diameter: 5.56in
Dry Weight: 20.00lb
MMT Diameter: 54.0mm
MMT Length: 36.00in
CD: 0.55

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 J1055 21.70lb 73ft/s 225ft/s 10.7G 777ft 7.2s 6s
OK AeroTech J1299 21.84lb 82ft/s 263ft/s 14.1G 1,001ft 8.0s 7s
OK AMW J1365 22.47lb 84ft/s 282ft/s 14.5G 1,128ft 8.4s 8s
OK Gorilla J535 22.70lb 51ft/s 291ft/s 5.7G 1,404ft 9.9s 8s
OK Loki J525 22.73lb 49ft/s 294ft/s 5.6G 1,406ft 10.0s 8s
OK AMW J440 22.71lb 57ft/s 285ft/s 6.9G 1,412ft 9.8s 8s
OK Cesaroni J1520 22.26lb 89ft/s 330ft/s 16.1G 1,452ft 9.5s 9s
OK AeroTech J1799 22.45lb 96ft/s 332ft/s 20.3G 1,455ft 9.4s 9s
OK AeroTech J540 22.39lb 53ft/s 300ft/s 5.8G 1,500ft 10.3s 8s
OK Loki J820 22.67lb 68ft/s 318ft/s 9.3G 1,532ft 10.0s 9s
OK AMW J745 22.69lb 61ft/s 330ft/s 7.6G 1,624ft 10.4s 9s
OK AMW K1720 22.98lb 95ft/s 356ft/s 18.2G 1,642ft 10.0s 9s
OK AeroTech J800 22.39lb 63ft/s 345ft/s 8.5G 1,788ft 10.8s 9s
OK Cesaroni J760 22.37lb 61ft/s 354ft/s 8.0G 1,810ft 10.9s 9s
OK AMW K665 23.83lb 52ft/s 349ft/s 6.9G 1,846ft 11.2s 9s
OK Gorilla K630 23.44lb 52ft/s 365ft/s 6.8G 2,002ft 11.6s 9s
OK AMW K535 23.44lb 49ft/s 353ft/s 5.1G 2,010ft 11.9s 9s
OK AeroTech K535 22.79lb 51ft/s 355ft/s 5.3G 2,070ft 12.0s 9s
OK KBA K700 23.31lb 58ft/s 387ft/s 7.9G 2,092ft 11.7s 10s
OK AeroTech K513 23.63lb 48ft/s 366ft/s 5.3G 2,096ft 12.1s 9s
OK AMW K455 23.32lb 54ft/s 345ft/s 6.5G 2,115ft 12.2s 9s
OK AeroTech K2050 22.85lb 98ft/s 424ft/s 20.2G 2,142ft 11.2s 10s
OK AMW K610 23.89lb 52ft/s 377ft/s 6.0G 2,191ft 12.2s 10s
OK Cesaroni K2045 22.84lb 99ft/s 433ft/s 21.0G 2,191ft 11.3s 11s
OK AeroTech K695 23.28lb 57ft/s 392ft/s 7.8G 2,216ft 12.1s 10s
OK Cesaroni K500 23.25lb 49ft/s 384ft/s 4.8G 2,365ft 12.9s 10s
OK AMW K935 23.32lb 70ft/s 430ft/s 9.5G 2,418ft 12.2s 11s
OK AMW K700 24.60lb 54ft/s 414ft/s 6.9G 2,442ft 12.7s 10s
OK AeroTech K550 23.28lb 54ft/s 388ft/s 6.9G 2,444ft 12.8s 9s
OK Loki K690 25.29lb 52ft/s 418ft/s 6.4G 2,446ft 12.8s 10s
OK AeroTech K540 22.81lb 56ft/s 397ft/s 7.4G 2,463ft 12.8s 10s
OK Cesaroni K515 23.65lb 49ft/s 393ft/s 5.4G 2,471ft 13.1s 10s
OK Cesaroni K445 23.08lb 52ft/s 378ft/s 5.5G 2,477ft 13.2s 9s
OK AeroTech K1100 22.95lb 75ft/s 443ft/s 12.1G 2,512ft 12.4s 11s
OK Gorilla K700 23.78lb 56ft/s 432ft/s 6.6G 2,567ft 13.0s 11s
OK Cesaroni K940 23.01lb 68ft/s 454ft/s 9.8G 2,605ft 12.7s 11s
OK Cesaroni K520 23.47lb 48ft/s 410ft/s 4.9G 2,618ft 13.5s 10s
OK AMW K855 24.68lb 62ft/s 447ft/s 8.5G 2,626ft 12.9s 11s
OK Cesaroni K630 23.11lb 55ft/s 431ft/s 6.7G 2,644ft 13.2s 10s
OK Cesaroni K650 24.39lb 50ft/s 438ft/s 5.8G 2,664ft 13.4s 11s
OK Gorilla K763 23.95lb 58ft/s 448ft/s 7.3G 2,666ft 13.1s 11s
OK AeroTech K805 23.40lb 60ft/s 457ft/s 7.6G 2,766ft 13.3s 11s
OK AMW K710 23.99lb 61ft/s 442ft/s 7.2G 2,781ft 13.3s 11s
OK AMW K670 24.16lb 59ft/s 447ft/s 6.7G 2,791ft 13.5s 11s
OK Gorilla K805 23.91lb 58ft/s 461ft/s 9.4G 2,792ft 13.2s 11s
OK AMW K580 24.02lb 61ft/s 436ft/s 9.1G 2,901ft 13.7s 11s
OK AeroTech K990 24.65lb 62ft/s 487ft/s 8.8G 2,945ft 13.5s 11s
OK AeroTech K850 24.50lb 63ft/s 489ft/s 9.0G 2,958ft 13.5s 11s
OK AeroTech K1103 23.22lb 80ft/s 503ft/s 14.6G 2,986ft 13.3s 12s
OK Cesaroni K740 23.24lb 61ft/s 483ft/s 7.5G 3,042ft 13.8s 11s
OK Loki K527 24.35lb 53ft/s 454ft/s 6.0G 3,142ft 14.6s 10s
OK Cesaroni K490 24.09lb 48ft/s 447ft/s 4.5G 3,150ft 14.9s 11s
OK AMW K1250 24.00lb 79ft/s 530ft/s 14.1G 3,200ft 13.6s 12s
OK Loki K960 23.85lb 78ft/s 516ft/s 13.5G 3,205ft 13.8s 12s
OK Cesaroni K635 23.90lb 55ft/s 482ft/s 6.2G 3,209ft 14.4s 11s
OK Cesaroni K675 24.28lb 56ft/s 487ft/s 7.4G 3,233ft 14.4s 11s
OK Cesaroni K650 23.77lb 58ft/s 487ft/s 10.6G 3,270ft 14.5s 11s
OK Cesaroni K1200 23.60lb 78ft/s 556ft/s 12.1G 3,387ft 14.0s 12s
OK Gorilla K980 25.42lb 67ft/s 531ft/s 10.7G 3,391ft 14.3s 12s
OK Cesaroni K570 23.71lb 61ft/s 483ft/s 7.5G 3,418ft 14.8s 11s
OK AeroTech K828 24.90lb 66ft/s 529ft/s 10.8G 3,430ft 14.4s 12s
OK Cesaroni K600 24.17lb 55ft/s 497ft/s 6.3G 3,478ft 15.0s 12s
OK AeroTech K1275 24.38lb 83ft/s 565ft/s 13.4G 3,544ft 14.3s 12s
OK Cesaroni K780 23.75lb 63ft/s 539ft/s 8.5G 3,567ft 14.8s 12s
OK AMW K1075 25.82lb 67ft/s 560ft/s 10.5G 3,605ft 14.7s 13s
OK AeroTech K375 24.64lb 74ft/s 436ft/s 11.3G 3,635ft 15.7s 10s
OK AeroTech K480 24.58lb 57ft/s 501ft/s 7.3G 3,779ft 15.6s 11s
OK AeroTech K700 24.49lb 66ft/s 534ft/s 8.8G 3,802ft 15.2s 12s
OK Cesaroni K815 24.84lb 59ft/s 567ft/s 9.9G 3,826ft 15.2s 12s
OK Cesaroni K750 24.53lb 62ft/s 557ft/s 7.8G 3,872ft 15.4s 12s
OK Loki K830 25.29lb 53ft/s 594ft/s 9.1G 3,917ft 15.6s 13s
OK Gorilla K1075 25.60lb 67ft/s 601ft/s 10.0G 3,958ft 15.2s 13s
OK Cesaroni K711 24.85lb 62ft/s 552ft/s 12.7G 3,960ft 15.6s 12s
OK Cesaroni K820 24.37lb 66ft/s 581ft/s 14.2G 4,045ft 15.4s 12s
OK Gorilla K470 25.13lb 60ft/s 486ft/s 8.4G 4,051ft 16.1s 11s
OK Loki K350 25.60lb 57ft/s 435ft/s 9.7G 4,061ft 17.2s 10s
OK Cesaroni K1440 24.17lb 87ft/s 644ft/s 16.6G 4,071ft 15.0s 13s
OK KBA K1750 25.65lb 87ft/s 659ft/s 18.3G 4,101ft 15.0s 14s
OK Cesaroni K590 24.40lb 78ft/s 522ft/s 15.7G 4,128ft 15.9s 12s
OK Gorilla K1185 25.60lb 69ft/s 633ft/s 11.4G 4,134ft 15.4s 13s
OK Cesaroni K660 24.30lb 66ft/s 563ft/s 9.0G 4,160ft 15.9s 12s
OK KBA K750 25.81lb 64ft/s 574ft/s 9.3G 4,164ft 15.8s 12s
OK AMW K1130 25.67lb 74ft/s 628ft/s 12.6G 4,232ft 15.5s 13s
OK AeroTech K1050 24.86lb 74ft/s 636ft/s 12.3G 4,280ft 15.6s 13s
OK AMW L1276 26.53lb 73ft/s 663ft/s 11.8G 4,436ft 15.8s 14s
OK AMW L985 25.67lb 74ft/s 636ft/s 11.9G 4,482ft 16.0s 13s
OK AeroTech L1090 25.36lb 72ft/s 647ft/s 10.7G 4,552ft 16.1s 13s
OK KBA L2300 25.80lb 105ft/s 733ft/s 24.9G 4,581ft 15.5s 14s
OK AeroTech L1000 24.84lb 74ft/s 660ft/s 11.0G 4,633ft 16.1s 13s
OK Cesaroni L990 24.93lb 74ft/s 665ft/s 13.7G 4,748ft 16.3s 13s
OK Cesaroni L730 24.95lb 69ft/s 619ft/s 10.0G 4,749ft 16.7s 13s
OK Cesaroni L1030 25.15lb 69ft/s 685ft/s 12.8G 4,776ft 16.4s 14s
OK Cesaroni L640 24.95lb 77ft/s 579ft/s 12.8G 4,784ft 16.8s 12s
OK Loki L1400 25.60lb 82ft/s 718ft/s 15.5G 4,814ft 16.1s 14s
OK Cesaroni L805 25.52lb 66ft/s 643ft/s 12.0G 4,850ft 16.8s 13s
OK Cesaroni L935 25.60lb 73ft/s 706ft/s 12.5G 5,269ft 17.1s 14s
OK Loki L1040 26.53lb 71ft/s 819ft/s 10.5G 6,286ft 18.4s 15s
warningsD AMW K590 23.79lb 6:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsD Gorilla K695 23.30lb 7:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsD Gorilla K828 24.05lb 8:1 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 I117 speed at end of launch guide too slow (18ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I140 speed at end of launch guide too slow (18ft/s)
failedG AeroTech I215 speed at end of launch guide too slow (29ft/s)
failedA AeroTech I599 rocket doesn't reach a safe altitude (250ft)
failedG AeroTech I229 speed at end of launch guide too slow (30ft/s)
failedG AeroTech I115 speed at end of launch guide too slow (18ft/s)
failedG AeroTech I170 speed at end of launch guide too slow (24ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I150 speed at end of launch guide too slow (21ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I445 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I218 speed at end of launch guide too slow (30ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I120 speed at end of launch guide too slow (16ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I165 speed at end of launch guide too slow (23ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I100 speed at end of launch guide too slow (25ft/s)
failedG AeroTech I65 speed at end of launch guide too slow (19ft/s)
failedG Contrail J245 speed at end of launch guide too slow (35ft/s)
failedG Hypertek J115 speed at end of launch guide too slow (24ft/s)
failedG Contrail J355 speed at end of launch guide too slow (35ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni J250 speed at end of launch guide too slow (28ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni J145 speed at end of launch guide too slow (28ft/s)
failedG AeroTech J250 speed at end of launch guide too slow (35ft/s)
failedG AeroTech J90 speed at end of launch guide too slow (20ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni J280 speed at end of launch guide too slow (31ft/s)
failedG Hypertek J170 speed at end of launch guide too slow (34ft/s)
failedG AeroTech J250 speed at end of launch guide too slow (29ft/s)
failedG Contrail J292 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/s)
failedG Hypertek J250 speed at end of launch guide too slow (38ft/s)
failedG Hypertek J120 speed at end of launch guide too slow (27ft/s)
failedG AeroTech J315 speed at end of launch guide too slow (37ft/s)
failedG AeroTech J180 speed at end of launch guide too slow (34ft/s)
failedG AeroTech J275 speed at end of launch guide too slow (33ft/s)
failedG Hypertek J270 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/s)
failedG AeroTech J460 speed at end of launch guide too slow (48ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni J240 speed at end of launch guide too slow (31ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni J430 speed at end of launch guide too slow (44ft/s)
failedG Hypertek J190 speed at end of launch guide too slow (36ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni J210 speed at end of launch guide too slow (30ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni J293 speed at end of launch guide too slow (34ft/s)
failedG Gorilla J365 speed at end of launch guide too slow (35ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni J244 speed at end of launch guide too slow (29ft/s)
failedG Loki J350 speed at end of launch guide too slow (37ft/s)
failedG Gorilla J167 speed at end of launch guide too slow (34ft/s)
failedG AMW J400 speed at end of launch guide too slow (37ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni J360 speed at end of launch guide too slow (36ft/s)
failedG Gorilla J465 speed at end of launch guide too slow (42ft/s)
failedG AMW J475 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG Gorilla J395 speed at end of launch guide too slow (39ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni J380 speed at end of launch guide too slow (36ft/s)
failedG AeroTech J450 speed at end of launch guide too slow (42ft/s)
failedG Gorilla J485 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG AeroTech J135 speed at end of launch guide too slow (26ft/s)
failedG AMW J395 speed at end of launch guide too slow (42ft/s)
failedG AMW J325 speed at end of launch guide too slow (44ft/s)
failedG AeroTech J401 speed at end of launch guide too slow (44ft/s)
failedG Gorilla J450 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/s)
failedG Loki J175 speed at end of launch guide too slow (36ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni J355 speed at end of launch guide too slow (40ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni J295 speed at end of launch guide too slow (40ft/s)
failedG Loki J300 speed at end of launch guide too slow (36ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni J140 speed at end of launch guide too slow (24ft/s)
failedG AeroTech J415 speed at end of launch guide too slow (44ft/s)
failedG AMW J475 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni J449 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni K360 speed at end of launch guide too slow (38ft/s)
failedG AeroTech K456 speed at end of launch guide too slow (42ft/s)
failedG AeroTech K400 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG Gorilla K222 speed at end of launch guide too slow (38ft/s)
failedG Gorilla K520 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni K454 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG Gorilla K555 speed at end of launch guide too slow (46ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni K530 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG AeroTech K185 speed at end of launch guide too slow (32ft/s)
failedG Gorilla K533 speed at end of launch guide too slow (46ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni K160 speed at end of launch guide too slow (28ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni K400 speed at end of launch guide too slow (42ft/s)
failedG Loki K250 speed at end of launch guide too slow (41ft/s)
failedG Gorilla K327 speed at end of launch guide too slow (48ft/s)
failedG AeroTech K270 speed at end of launch guide too slow (36ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni K261 speed at end of launch guide too slow (34ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni K260 speed at end of launch guide too slow (39ft/s)
failedG AeroTech K250 speed at end of launch guide too slow (36ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni K300 speed at end of launch guide too slow (44ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni L265 speed at end of launch guide too slow (38ft/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.)

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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