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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 85 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (715 motors didn't fit, 2 motors failed safety checks). All motors had thrust curves available and 166 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: 3.0oz
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 6.7oz 20m/s 153m/s 19.7G 645m 10.3s 9s
OK Estes E16 6.0oz 15m/s 171m/s 15.8G 647m 10.4s 8s
OK Cesaroni F36 6.7oz 26m/s 228m/s 42.2G 689m 9.7s 9s
OK AeroTech E16 6.8oz 18m/s 147m/s 16.2G 693m 10.9s 9s
OK AeroTech F37 6.9oz 17m/s 217m/s 23.3G 865m 11.3s 10s
OK Cesaroni F31 6.6oz 20m/s 252m/s 29.5G 866m 10.6s 9s
OK AeroTech F27 5.8oz 21m/s 217m/s 21.2G 875m 11.0s 9s
OK Cesaroni F36 6.6oz 21m/s 238m/s 22.6G 891m 11.2s 10s
OK AeroTech F62 6.8oz 25m/s 253m/s 33.1G 892m 11.1s 10s
OK Cesaroni F120 6.7oz 38m/s 289m/s 77.3G 901m 10.9s 10s
OK Cesaroni F32 6.8oz 19m/s 227m/s 22.5G 904m 11.5s 10s
OK AeroTech F23 5.9oz 25m/s 224m/s 28.7G 914m 11.1s 9s
OK AeroTech F42 5.7oz 32m/s 272m/s 42.6G 918m 10.7s 9s
OK Cesaroni F29 6.7oz 18m/s 225m/s 16.8G 927m 11.6s 10s
OK Cesaroni F59 6.5oz 30m/s 279m/s 38.3G 934m 11.1s 10s
OK AeroTech F67 5.8oz 34m/s 331m/s 52.6G 948m 10.6s 10s
OK AeroTech F20 5.8oz 25m/s 235m/s 28.8G 975m 11.2s 9s
OK AeroTech F50 6.0oz 32m/s 324m/s 42.7G 1,013m 10.9s 9s
OK AeroTech F26 6.6oz 22m/s 237m/s 19.9G 1,020m 11.7s 9s
OK AeroTech F22 7.8oz 16m/s 206m/s 13.3G 1,053m 12.7s 9s
warningsW Estes F50 5.9oz 29m/s 346m/s 46.1G 1,083m 11.0s 10s
OK AeroTech F52 7.3oz 27m/s 290m/s 38.4G 1,093m 11.9s 10s
OK AeroTech F25 6.2oz 27m/s 264m/s 32.7G 1,109m 11.7s 9s
OK AeroTech G74 6.1oz 30m/s 415m/s 52.7G 1,134m 11.1s 10s
OK Cesaroni G88 8.4oz 32m/s 342m/s 49.8G 1,149m 12.0s 11s
OK AeroTech G54 7.8oz 25m/s 302m/s 37.0G 1,158m 12.2s 11s
OK AeroTech F40 7.5oz 24m/s 276m/s 32.1G 1,162m 12.3s 10s
OK AeroTech G104 7.8oz 36m/s 347m/s 55.2G 1,170m 11.9s 11s
OK AeroTech G53 8.1oz 29m/s 311m/s 37.7G 1,236m 12.4s 10s
OK AeroTech G77 7.3oz 28m/s 426m/s 47.0G 1,241m 11.6s 10s
OK AeroTech G38 7.4oz 24m/s 287m/s 24.6G 1,245m 12.5s 10s
OK Cesaroni G80 8.1oz 29m/s 374m/s 43.2G 1,259m 12.4s 11s
OK AeroTech G79 7.4oz 23m/s 397m/s 38.5G 1,303m 12.0s 10s
OK Cesaroni G250 8.0oz 47m/s 491m/s 136.2G 1,307m 12.0s 12s
warningsW Estes G40 7.3oz 27m/s 330m/s 34.9G 1,321m 12.3s 10s
OK AeroTech G40 7.3oz 27m/s 330m/s 34.9G 1,321m 12.3s 10s
OK AeroTech G77 8.8oz 24m/s 369m/s 36.2G 1,334m 12.9s 12s
OK AeroTech G79 8.5oz 30m/s 381m/s 41.7G 1,345m 12.6s 11s
OK Cesaroni G83 8.1oz 31m/s 394m/s 43.6G 1,359m 12.6s 11s
OK AeroTech G125 7.4oz 37m/s 523m/s 72.1G 1,368m 11.8s 11s
OK Cesaroni G68 8.5oz 25m/s 368m/s 38.0G 1,382m 12.9s 11s
OK Cesaroni G126 8.1oz 37m/s 454m/s 69.8G 1,387m 12.4s 12s
OK AeroTech G75 7.6oz 32m/s 412m/s 46.7G 1,388m 12.1s 10s
OK AeroTech G76 8.2oz 38m/s 367m/s 65.7G 1,398m 12.5s 11s
OK AeroTech G78 7.4oz 31m/s 451m/s 48.5G 1,401m 12.1s 10s
OK Cesaroni G57 8.1oz 30m/s 350m/s 38.0G 1,413m 13.0s 11s
OK Cesaroni G131 10.1oz 34m/s 430m/s 52.5G 1,426m 12.9s 12s
OK AeroTech G80 7.5oz 33m/s 455m/s 49.0G 1,444m 12.1s 10s
warningsW Apogee F10 6.0oz 19m/s 171m/s 15.9G 1,445m 15.1s 8s
OK AeroTech G64 8.3oz 32m/s 361m/s 46.1G 1,449m 12.8s 10s
OK Cesaroni G106 9.6oz 27m/s 459m/s 48.4G 1,558m 13.4s 12s
OK AeroTech G25 7.3oz 20m/s 298m/s 20.0G 1,594m 13.7s 9s
OK Cesaroni H410 9.4oz 60m/s 643m/s 214.9G 1,598m 12.8s 12s
OK AeroTech G138 8.2oz 35m/s 626m/s 71.7G 1,617m 12.5s 11s
OK KBA G135 11.0oz 31m/s 452m/s 53.0G 1,630m 13.9s 13s
OK AeroTech H165 10.1oz 36m/s 524m/s 70.3G 1,633m 13.3s 12s
OK KBA G82 11.1oz 23m/s 395m/s 30.8G 1,644m 14.3s 12s
OK Cesaroni H175 11.7oz 40m/s 512m/s 76.1G 1,661m 13.6s 13s
OK Cesaroni G125 9.9oz 34m/s 500m/s 58.3G 1,667m 13.4s 12s
OK Cesaroni H163 9.6oz 42m/s 556m/s 80.9G 1,681m 13.3s 12s
OK Cesaroni G118 9.6oz 34m/s 501m/s 57.5G 1,684m 13.5s 12s
OK AeroTech H238 9.9oz 43m/s 564m/s 88.4G 1,689m 13.3s 12s
OK Cesaroni H133 9.7oz 38m/s 510m/s 70.4G 1,695m 13.5s 12s
OK AeroTech G75 11.2oz 23m/s 394m/s 25.2G 1,697m 14.4s 12s
OK Cesaroni H90 8.7oz 34m/s 488m/s 63.2G 1,699m 13.1s 11s
OK AeroTech H128 10.3oz 35m/s 522m/s 65.0G 1,701m 13.4s 12s
OK AeroTech H115 10.2oz 32m/s 520m/s 44.2G 1,707m 13.2s 12s
OK Cesaroni H87 10.2oz 28m/s 462m/s 44.3G 1,777m 14.0s 12s
OK Cesaroni H123 11.0oz 32m/s 506m/s 45.2G 1,781m 14.0s 13s
OK Cesaroni G54 9.8oz 29m/s 368m/s 43.7G 1,802m 14.2s 11s
OK AeroTech H182 10.3oz 34m/s 666m/s 68.8G 1,829m 13.2s 12s
OK Cesaroni G33 9.9oz 17m/s 312m/s 19.9G 1,836m 15.6s 11s
OK AeroTech H195 9.9oz 43m/s 708m/s 91.4G 1,845m 12.8s 12s
OK Cesaroni H118 11.2oz 34m/s 496m/s 53.8G 1,852m 14.2s 13s
OK Cesaroni H54 10.4oz 26m/s 372m/s 34.1G 1,875m 14.6s 11s
OK Cesaroni H151 11.4oz 37m/s 553m/s 63.4G 1,913m 14.1s 13s
OK Cesaroni H170 11.2oz 40m/s 591m/s 75.8G 1,953m 14.1s 13s
OK Cesaroni H135 11.9oz 32m/s 549m/s 49.3G 1,990m 14.4s 13s
OK Cesaroni H42 11.5oz 19m/s 358m/s 22.3G 2,115m 16.2s 12s
OK Cesaroni H255 11.2oz 52m/s 740m/s 120.8G 2,134m 14.1s 13s
OK AeroTech H135 10.5oz 33m/s 558m/s 52.6G 2,137m 14.7s 13s
OK AeroTech G12 8.5oz 17m/s 177m/s 13.2G 2,446m 22.0s 9s
OK AeroTech G11 8.4oz 16m/s 172m/s 11.8G 2,452m 22.5s 9s
warningsW,D Estes F26 6.0oz 16:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsW,D Estes G80 7.4oz 38:1 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 F15 speed at end of launch guide too slow (13m/s)
failedG AeroTech G8 speed at end of launch guide too slow (9m/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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