Motor Guide Results
Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket.
We found 57 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust
(726 motors didn't fit, 22 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: 

Estes Nike Smoke 
Owner: 
Bradley L Smith 
Body Diameter: 
4.00in 
Dry Weight: 
19.0oz 
MMT Diameter: 
29.0mm 
MMT Length: 
8.00in 
C_{D}: 
0.70 
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 

AeroTech F62 
22.8oz 
57ft/s 
217ft/s 
9.0G 
480ft 
5.2s 
4s 

Cesaroni F120 
22.7oz 
84ft/s 
258ft/s 
20.8G 
491ft 
5.0s 
5s 

Cesaroni F59 
22.5oz 
61ft/s 
235ft/s 
10.3G 
514ft 
5.3s 
4s 

AeroTech F42 
21.7oz 
59ft/s 
213ft/s 
10.4G 
518ft 
5.4s 
4s 

AeroTech F67 
21.8oz 
69ft/s 
266ft/s 
12.9G 
562ft 
5.4s 
4s 

AeroTech F50 
22.0oz 
63ft/s 
263ft/s 
10.9G 
627ft 
5.7s 
4s 

AeroTech F52 
23.3oz 
63ft/s 
258ft/s 
11.1G 
651ft 
5.9s 
4s 

AeroTech F25 
22.2oz 
54ft/s 
212ft/s 
8.4G 
667ft 
6.2s 
4s 
W 
Estes F50 
21.9oz 
66ft/s 
282ft/s 
11.5G 
695ft 
5.9s 
4s 

AeroTech F40 
23.5oz 
57ft/s 
242ft/s 
9.3G 
703ft 
6.2s 
4s 

AeroTech G54 
23.8oz 
63ft/s 
274ft/s 
11.0G 
709ft 
6.1s 
5s 

Cesaroni G88 
24.4oz 
68ft/s 
325ft/s 
16.2G 
713ft 
5.9s 
5s 

AeroTech G104 
23.8oz 
81ft/s 
326ft/s 
17.4G 
725ft 
5.8s 
5s 

AeroTech G74 
22.1oz 
66ft/s 
340ft/s 
13.2G 
746ft 
6.0s 
5s 

AeroTech G38 
23.4oz 
50ft/s 
245ft/s 
7.1G 
790ft 
6.7s 
4s 

AeroTech G53 
24.1oz 
65ft/s 
286ft/s 
11.9G 
795ft 
6.4s 
4s 

Cesaroni G80 
24.1oz 
65ft/s 
350ft/s 
13.7G 
796ft 
6.2s 
5s 

AeroTech G77 
24.8oz 
60ft/s 
355ft/s 
11.0G 
847ft 
6.4s 
5s 

AeroTech G77 
23.3oz 
65ft/s 
372ft/s 
12.6G 
849ft 
6.3s 
5s 

Cesaroni G250 
24.0oz 
114ft/s 
476ft/s 
40.0G 
849ft 
5.9s 
5s 

AeroTech G72 
23.6oz 
63ft/s 
379ft/s 
12.9G 
872ft 
6.4s 
5s 
W 
Estes G40 
23.3oz 
61ft/s 
288ft/s 
10.3G 
876ft 
6.7s 
4s 

AeroTech G40 
23.3oz 
61ft/s 
288ft/s 
10.3G 
876ft 
6.7s 
4s 

AeroTech G79 
24.5oz 
66ft/s 
362ft/s 
12.9G 
881ft 
6.4s 
5s 

Cesaroni G83 
24.1oz 
70ft/s 
369ft/s 
13.9G 
884ft 
6.4s 
5s 

AeroTech G79 
23.4oz 
58ft/s 
348ft/s 
10.7G 
899ft 
6.6s 
5s 

Cesaroni G68 
24.5oz 
60ft/s 
342ft/s 
12.5G 
906ft 
6.6s 
5s 

Cesaroni G126 
24.1oz 
86ft/s 
433ft/s 
22.7G 
916ft 
6.2s 
5s 

Cesaroni G57 
24.1oz 
65ft/s 
319ft/s 
12.1G 
925ft 
6.7s 
5s 

AeroTech G76 
24.2oz 
86ft/s 
348ft/s 
21.4G 
945ft 
6.5s 
5s 

Cesaroni G131 
26.1oz 
79ft/s 
445ft/s 
19.4G 
955ft 
6.4s 
5s 

AeroTech G125 
23.4oz 
83ft/s 
471ft/s 
20.0G 
964ft 
6.3s 
5s 

AeroTech G75 
23.6oz 
68ft/s 
371ft/s 
14.3G 
979ft 
6.6s 
5s 

AeroTech G64 
24.3oz 
75ft/s 
340ft/s 
15.0G 
983ft 
6.7s 
4s 

AeroTech G78 
23.4oz 
69ft/s 
403ft/s 
14.1G 
983ft 
6.6s 
5s 

AeroTech G80 
23.5oz 
73ft/s 
409ft/s 
14.9G 
1,026ft 
6.6s 
5s 

Cesaroni G106 
25.6oz 
72ft/s 
456ft/s 
17.5G 
1,047ft 
6.7s 
5s 

KBA G135 
27.0oz 
76ft/s 
486ft/s 
18.0G 
1,060ft 
6.7s 
6s 

Cesaroni H410 
25.4oz 
148ft/s 
672ft/s 
68.7G 
1,087ft 
6.3s 
6s 

KBA G82 
27.1oz 
58ft/s 
410ft/s 
10.9G 
1,102ft 
7.1s 
5s 

AeroTech H165 
26.1oz 
92ft/s 
535ft/s 
24.4G 
1,126ft 
6.7s 
6s 

Cesaroni G125 
25.9oz 
85ft/s 
499ft/s 
21.5G 
1,149ft 
6.8s 
6s 

Cesaroni G118 
25.6oz 
76ft/s 
495ft/s 
20.9G 
1,159ft 
6.9s 
5s 

Cesaroni H163 
25.6oz 
95ft/s 
558ft/s 
29.5G 
1,162ft 
6.7s 
6s 

AeroTech G138 
24.2oz 
83ft/s 
580ft/s 
20.6G 
1,166ft 
6.7s 
6s 

Cesaroni H133 
25.7oz 
90ft/s 
509ft/s 
25.9G 
1,167ft 
6.8s 
6s 

AeroTech H238 
25.9oz 
104ft/s 
583ft/s 
29.9G 
1,170ft 
6.6s 
6s 

AeroTech G75 
27.2oz 
57ft/s 
393ft/s 
9.1G 
1,170ft 
7.4s 
5s 

AeroTech H128 
26.3oz 
92ft/s 
531ft/s 
23.1G 
1,193ft 
6.8s 
5s 

Cesaroni H90 
24.7oz 
79ft/s 
453ft/s 
21.6G 
1,226ft 
7.1s 
5s 

Cesaroni H87 
26.2oz 
71ft/s 
444ft/s 
16.6G 
1,252ft 
7.3s 
5s 

AeroTech H115 
26.2oz 
77ft/s 
505ft/s 
15.6G 
1,254ft 
7.1s 
5s 

Cesaroni G54 
25.8oz 
78ft/s 
354ft/s 
15.8G 
1,280ft 
7.6s 
5s 

Cesaroni H54 
26.4oz 
66ft/s 
355ft/s 
12.8G 
1,341ft 
7.9s 
4s 

AeroTech H182 
26.3oz 
91ft/s 
647ft/s 
23.9G 
1,362ft 
7.0s 
6s 

AeroTech H195 
25.9oz 
116ft/s 
683ft/s 
34.3G 
1,415ft 
6.9s 
6s 
W,D 
Estes G80 
23.4oz 
12:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data) 
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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.
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.)
5 The 5:1 thrusttoweight ratio check is a useful rule of thumb, but it does break down for motors with unusual thrust curves.
For example, motors with a high initial thrust and a long tailoff may fail this test but still be safe for use.
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
(commaseparated value, or CSV) that can be opened with almost any spreadsheet program.
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 rightclick (controlclick on the Mac) on the link and
chose Save File As (or similar).
