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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 62 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (745 motors didn't fit, 4 motors failed safety checks). 66 motor had thrust curves available and 118 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:   AEROPACK Blue Bayou
Owner: KenRico
Body Diameter: 2.61in
Dry Weight: 72.0oz
MMT Diameter: 54.0mm
MMT Length: 14.00in
CD: 0.65

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 I140 91.9oz 48ft/s 398ft/s 5.3G 2,390ft 12.8s 10s
OK AeroTech I215 90.6oz 66ft/s 445ft/s 9.4G 2,509ft 12.5s 11s
OK AeroTech I170 90.6oz 57ft/s 436ft/s 7.4G 2,558ft 12.9s 11s
OK AeroTech I599 90.1oz 123ft/s 510ft/s 29.9G 2,662ft 12.2s 12s
OK AeroTech I229 90.1oz 68ft/s 472ft/s 10.1G 2,682ft 12.8s 11s
OK Cesaroni I150 92.1oz 52ft/s 463ft/s 5.9G 3,022ft 14.1s 11s
OK Cesaroni I445 92.3oz 88ft/s 566ft/s 20.0G 3,200ft 13.3s 12s
OK Cesaroni I218 92.5oz 67ft/s 530ft/s 9.4G 3,291ft 14.1s 12s
OK Cesaroni I165 93.0oz 57ft/s 510ft/s 6.3G 3,447ft 14.8s 11s
OK Cesaroni I100 100.5oz 61ft/s 437ft/s 9.9G 4,090ft 16.7s 8s
OK AeroTech I65 98.5oz 55ft/s 461ft/s 6.2G 4,415ft 17.6s 9s
OK Cesaroni J250 101.3oz 58ft/s 677ft/s 9.1G 4,560ft 16.2s 13s
OK AeroTech J250 104.0oz 62ft/s 687ft/s 9.9G 4,689ft 16.3s 14s
OK Cesaroni J145 101.5oz 64ft/s 560ft/s 16.2G 4,697ft 16.9s 12s
OK Cesaroni J280 105.7oz 66ft/s 710ft/s 10.3G 4,724ft 16.3s 14s
OK AeroTech J250 97.0oz 75ft/s 696ft/s 11.6G 4,887ft 16.4s 13s
OK Cesaroni J1055 99.2oz 139ft/s 865ft/s 41.1G 5,012ft 15.6s 15s
OK AeroTech J315 102.0oz 74ft/s 746ft/s 12.5G 5,082ft 16.6s 14s
OK AeroTech J180 100.5oz 72ft/s 672ft/s 10.7G 5,416ft 17.3s 13s
OK Gorilla J365 114.5oz 63ft/s 797ft/s 15.2G 5,450ft 17.2s 15s
OK Cesaroni J240 102.9oz 65ft/s 756ft/s 9.4G 5,464ft 17.4s 14s
OK Cesaroni J430 100.2oz 87ft/s 864ft/s 17.8G 5,572ft 16.8s 15s
OK AeroTech J275 102.5oz 68ft/s 760ft/s 11.0G 5,613ft 17.4s 14s
OK Cesaroni J293 101.6oz 69ft/s 810ft/s 11.6G 5,651ft 17.4s 15s
OK AeroTech J1299 101.4oz 159ft/s 977ft/s 52.6G 5,667ft 16.3s 16s
OK AeroTech J460 99.8oz 95ft/s 880ft/s 19.2G 5,697ft 16.8s 15s
OK Cesaroni J210 101.7oz 66ft/s 705ft/s 10.6G 5,718ft 18.2s 14s
OK Cesaroni J244 104.1oz 63ft/s 784ft/s 8.3G 5,733ft 17.9s 14s
OK AMW J1365 111.5oz 153ft/s 982ft/s 50.9G 5,948ft 16.8s 16s
OK AMW J400 120.7oz 72ft/s 866ft/s 14.0G 6,033ft 17.8s 15s
OK Loki J350 116.4oz 72ft/s 868ft/s 13.4G 6,123ft 17.9s 15s
OK Gorilla J167 114.9oz 67ft/s 657ft/s 10.7G 6,140ft 19.0s 13s
OK AMW J475 121.7oz 82ft/s 926ft/s 18.1G 6,337ft 17.9s 16s
OK Cesaroni J360 110.9oz 71ft/s 933ft/s 16.6G 6,530ft 18.3s 15s
OK Cesaroni J380 117.6oz 71ft/s 950ft/s 12.9G 6,569ft 18.4s 16s
OK Gorilla J465 113.7oz 78ft/s 974ft/s 20.6G 6,603ft 18.1s 16s
OK Gorilla J395 112.9oz 73ft/s 950ft/s 14.1G 6,643ft 18.4s 16s
OK AeroTech J1799 111.2oz 177ft/s 1,158ft/s 69.5G 6,659ft 17.2s 17s
OK AeroTech J450 115.1oz 77ft/s 969ft/s 16.3G 6,725ft 18.4s 16s
OK Cesaroni J1520 108.2oz 162ft/s 1,180ft/s 58.4G 6,764ft 17.4s 17s
OK AMW J395 116.7oz 80ft/s 940ft/s 13.7G 6,807ft 18.6s 16s
OK Gorilla J485 114.0oz 83ft/s 1,012ft/s 17.8G 6,832ft 18.3s 16s
OK AMW J325 115.4oz 84ft/s 887ft/s 15.9G 6,915ft 18.8s 15s
OK Gorilla J535 115.2oz 101ft/s 1,037ft/s 20.2G 6,917ft 18.2s 16s
OK AMW J440 115.4oz 113ft/s 992ft/s 24.1G 6,937ft 18.2s 16s
OK Loki J525 115.7oz 93ft/s 1,053ft/s 20.2G 6,985ft 18.3s 16s
OK Loki J820 114.7oz 128ft/s 1,098ft/s 32.3G 6,999ft 17.9s 16s
OK AeroTech J540 110.2oz 102ft/s 1,093ft/s 21.4G 7,167ft 18.2s 16s
OK AeroTech J401 104.2oz 87ft/s 1,057ft/s 15.6G 7,223ft 18.5s 16s
OK AMW J745 115.0oz 113ft/s 1,142ft/s 26.7G 7,409ft 18.5s 17s
OK Loki J175 116.1oz 72ft/s 783ft/s 12.1G 7,420ft 20.1s 14s
OK Cesaroni J355 113.4oz 77ft/s 1,013ft/s 13.0G 7,482ft 19.2s 16s
OK Loki J300 118.4oz 75ft/s 938ft/s 11.3G 7,597ft 19.8s 16s
OK Cesaroni J295 111.5oz 80ft/s 959ft/s 13.2G 7,654ft 19.5s 15s
OK AeroTech J800 110.3oz 117ft/s 1,214ft/s 30.0G 7,704ft 18.5s 17s
OK AeroTech J415 113.2oz 83ft/s 1,086ft/s 16.5G 7,813ft 19.2s 16s
OK Cesaroni J760 110.0oz 111ft/s 1,256ft/s 28.4G 7,815ft 18.6s 17s
OK Cesaroni J140 117.1oz 50ft/s 726ft/s 5.7G 7,858ft 21.9s 12s
OK Cesaroni J449 111.6oz 88ft/s 1,142ft/s 17.1G 7,879ft 19.2s 16s
OK Cesaroni K360 115.5oz 74ft/s 1,086ft/s 11.7G 8,000ft 19.7s 16s
OK AeroTech K400 114.1oz 87ft/s 1,087ft/s 16.0G 8,191ft 19.8s 17s
OK AeroTech K535 116.6oz 94ft/s 1,216ft/s 18.8G 8,511ft 19.6s 17s

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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 (43ft/s)
failedG AeroTech I115 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I120 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG AeroTech J90 speed at end of launch guide too slow (46ft/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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