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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 84 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (722 motors didn't fit, 5 motors failed safety checks). 87 motor had thrust curves available and 168 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:   Aspire
Owner: Bradley L Smith
Body Diameter: 29.0mm
Dry Weight: 5.0oz
MMT Diameter: 29.0mm
MMT Length: 9.00in
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 AeroTech E23 8.7oz 18m/s 121m/s 14.9G 547m 10.1s 9s
OK AeroTech E16 8.8oz 16m/s 118m/s 12.3G 587m 10.7s 8s
OK Cesaroni F36 8.7oz 22m/s 174m/s 32.1G 665m 10.4s 9s
OK AeroTech F37 8.9oz 16m/s 175m/s 18.1G 803m 11.6s 10s
OK AeroTech F27 7.8oz 18m/s 175m/s 15.6G 830m 11.6s 9s
OK Cesaroni F36 8.6oz 19m/s 189m/s 17.2G 839m 11.7s 10s
OK Cesaroni F32 8.8oz 17m/s 183m/s 17.1G 847m 11.9s 10s
OK AeroTech F62 8.8oz 23m/s 201m/s 25.4G 851m 11.6s 11s
OK Cesaroni F31 8.6oz 18m/s 205m/s 22.4G 868m 11.6s 10s
OK Cesaroni F29 8.7oz 16m/s 183m/s 12.8G 870m 12.1s 10s
OK Cesaroni F120 8.7oz 33m/s 224m/s 59.8G 873m 11.5s 11s
OK AeroTech F23 7.9oz 20m/s 183m/s 21.2G 878m 11.8s 10s
OK Cesaroni F59 8.5oz 25m/s 220m/s 29.0G 908m 11.8s 11s
OK AeroTech F42 7.7oz 26m/s 217m/s 31.2G 911m 11.6s 10s
OK AeroTech F20 7.8oz 22m/s 193m/s 21.1G 948m 12.1s 9s
OK AeroTech F67 7.8oz 28m/s 258m/s 39.1G 968m 11.6s 11s
OK AeroTech F26 8.6oz 19m/s 198m/s 15.0G 992m 12.5s 10s
OK AeroTech F50 8.0oz 27m/s 262m/s 31.7G 1,042m 12.0s 11s
OK AeroTech F52 9.3oz 26m/s 240m/s 29.9G 1,082m 12.6s 11s
OK AeroTech F25 8.2oz 25m/s 222m/s 24.4G 1,106m 12.6s 10s
OK Estes F50 8.0oz 28m/s 284m/s 34.6G 1,132m 12.3s 11s
OK AeroTech F40 9.5oz 23m/s 233m/s 25.1G 1,149m 13.1s 11s
OK AeroTech G54 9.8oz 25m/s 254m/s 29.3G 1,156m 13.0s 11s
OK Cesaroni G88 10.4oz 28m/s 280m/s 39.8G 1,160m 12.8s 12s
OK AeroTech G104 9.8oz 33m/s 286m/s 43.7G 1,186m 12.8s 12s
OK AeroTech G74 8.1oz 25m/s 336m/s 39.9G 1,206m 12.4s 11s
OK AeroTech G38 9.4oz 21m/s 248m/s 19.1G 1,250m 13.5s 11s
OK AeroTech G53 10.1oz 26m/s 265m/s 29.9G 1,250m 13.3s 11s
OK Cesaroni G80 10.1oz 26m/s 310m/s 34.4G 1,284m 13.3s 12s
OK AeroTech G77 9.3oz 25m/s 355m/s 38.0G 1,323m 13.0s 12s
OK AeroTech G77 10.8oz 22m/s 310m/s 29.9G 1,353m 13.8s 12s
OK Estes G40 9.3oz 23m/s 286m/s 27.2G 1,355m 13.4s 11s
OK AeroTech G40 9.3oz 23m/s 285m/s 27.2G 1,357m 13.5s 11s
warningsW Apogee F10 8.0oz 16m/s 157m/s 11.7G 1,358m 16.0s 9s
OK AeroTech G72 9.6oz 22m/s 354m/s 37.9G 1,364m 13.3s 12s
OK AeroTech G79 9.4oz 22m/s 339m/s 30.5G 1,376m 13.3s 11s
OK Cesaroni G250 10.0oz 41m/s 396m/s 108.7G 1,383m 13.2s 13s
OK AeroTech G79 10.5oz 27m/s 323m/s 33.7G 1,385m 13.7s 12s
OK Cesaroni G83 10.1oz 28m/s 333m/s 34.7G 1,401m 13.6s 12s
OK Cesaroni G68 10.5oz 22m/s 315m/s 30.6G 1,414m 13.9s 12s
OK AeroTech G75 9.7oz 29m/s 375m/s 38.7G 1,428m 13.3s 12s
OK Cesaroni G57 10.1oz 26m/s 304m/s 30.3G 1,442m 14.0s 12s
OK AeroTech G76 10.2oz 36m/s 318m/s 52.5G 1,449m 13.6s 12s
OK Cesaroni G126 10.1oz 34m/s 379m/s 55.7G 1,455m 13.5s 13s
OK Cesaroni G131 12.1oz 32m/s 364m/s 45.7G 1,482m 13.9s 13s
OK AeroTech G125 9.4oz 33m/s 436m/s 57.6G 1,485m 13.2s 12s
OK AeroTech G64 10.3oz 29m/s 313m/s 36.9G 1,493m 13.9s 12s
OK AeroTech G78 9.4oz 27m/s 383m/s 38.2G 1,494m 13.5s 12s
OK AeroTech G80 9.5oz 29m/s 392m/s 38.6G 1,544m 13.5s 12s
OK AeroTech G25 9.3oz 18m/s 265m/s 15.6G 1,611m 14.9s 10s
OK Cesaroni G106 11.6oz 25m/s 393m/s 39.8G 1,623m 14.4s 13s
OK KBA G135 13.0oz 26m/s 388m/s 45.1G 1,674m 14.8s 14s
OK KBA G82 13.1oz 21m/s 346m/s 27.0G 1,676m 15.2s 13s
OK Cesaroni H410 11.4oz 54m/s 534m/s 175.9G 1,734m 14.1s 14s
OK AeroTech H165 12.1oz 33m/s 451m/s 58.6G 1,734m 14.4s 13s
OK AeroTech G75 13.2oz 21m/s 350m/s 21.4G 1,738m 15.3s 13s
OK Cesaroni H175 13.7oz 34m/s 441m/s 66.6G 1,749m 14.7s 14s
OK Cesaroni G125 11.9oz 30m/s 434m/s 48.2G 1,758m 14.6s 13s
OK AeroTech G138 10.2oz 32m/s 534m/s 61.4G 1,766m 14.0s 13s
OK Cesaroni G118 11.6oz 28m/s 436m/s 47.4G 1,774m 14.7s 13s
OK Cesaroni H133 11.7oz 31m/s 444m/s 58.2G 1,790m 14.7s 13s
OK Cesaroni H163 11.6oz 35m/s 478m/s 66.7G 1,792m 14.5s 13s
OK AeroTech H238 11.9oz 37m/s 485m/s 73.8G 1,805m 14.5s 14s
OK AeroTech H128 12.3oz 32m/s 455m/s 54.2G 1,805m 14.7s 13s
OK Cesaroni H90 10.7oz 31m/s 435m/s 51.1G 1,808m 14.5s 13s
OK AeroTech H115 12.2oz 27m/s 459m/s 36.8G 1,827m 14.6s 13s
OK Cesaroni G33 11.9oz 15m/s 285m/s 16.4G 1,835m 16.5s 12s
OK Cesaroni G54 11.8oz 27m/s 332m/s 36.1G 1,855m 15.3s 12s
OK Cesaroni H87 12.2oz 26m/s 412m/s 36.9G 1,859m 15.1s 13s
OK Cesaroni H123 13.0oz 27m/s 443m/s 38.7G 1,868m 15.2s 14s
OK Cesaroni H54 12.4oz 24m/s 338m/s 28.4G 1,924m 15.7s 12s
OK Cesaroni H118 13.2oz 30m/s 441m/s 45.5G 1,941m 15.3s 14s
OK AeroTech H182 12.3oz 33m/s 587m/s 58.1G 1,999m 14.6s 13s
OK Cesaroni H151 13.4oz 31m/s 492m/s 53.8G 2,028m 15.3s 14s
OK AeroTech H195 11.9oz 43m/s 629m/s 75.9G 2,043m 14.4s 13s
OK AeroTech H169 12.1oz 40m/s 567m/s 70.4G 2,074m 14.7s 13s
OK Cesaroni H170 13.2oz 40m/s 522m/s 64.1G 2,079m 15.3s 14s
OK Cesaroni H135 13.9oz 32m/s 492m/s 42.0G 2,104m 15.6s 14s
OK Cesaroni H42 13.5oz 17m/s 329m/s 18.9G 2,139m 17.2s 13s
OK AeroTech H135 12.5oz 28m/s 505m/s 44.0G 2,253m 15.9s 14s
OK Cesaroni H255 13.2oz 48m/s 657m/s 102.2G 2,307m 15.5s 14s
OK AeroTech G12 10.5oz 15m/s 169m/s 10.5G 2,311m 22.8s 10s
warningsD Estes F26 8.6oz 11:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsD Estes G80 9.5oz 29:1 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 (14m/s)
failedG Estes F15 speed at end of launch guide too slow (12m/s)
failedG AeroTech F22 speed at end of launch guide too slow (14m/s)
failedG AeroTech G8 speed at end of launch guide too slow (8m/s)
failedG AeroTech G11 speed at end of launch guide too slow (14m/s)

G These simulations were run with a launch guide length of 1m (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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