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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 21 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (782 motors didn't fit). 20 motor had thrust curves available and 38 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:   First
Owner: Joseph Avins
Body Diameter: 33.0mm
Dry Weight: 125g
MMT Diameter: 29.0mm
MMT Length: 100.0mm
CD: 0.20

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 F36 229g 24m/s 197m/s 34.6G 1,077m 13.7s 13s
OK AeroTech F37 234g 19m/s 201m/s 19.8G 1,282m 15.2s 14s
OK AeroTech F27 205g 21m/s 209m/s 17.1G 1,359m 15.4s 13s
OK Cesaroni F36 226g 22m/s 217m/s 18.8G 1,362m 15.4s 14s
OK Cesaroni F32 232g 20m/s 212m/s 18.4G 1,365m 15.6s 14s
OK AeroTech F62 234g 26m/s 227m/s 27.9G 1,393m 15.4s 14s
OK Cesaroni F29 231g 18m/s 214m/s 14.0G 1,407m 15.9s 14s
OK AeroTech F23 207g 24m/s 220m/s 23.0G 1,451m 15.7s 14s
OK Cesaroni F120 231g 38m/s 247m/s 65.8G 1,453m 15.5s 15s
OK Cesaroni F31 227g 21m/s 244m/s 24.1G 1,454m 15.5s 14s
OK Cesaroni F59 224g 30m/s 250m/s 31.3G 1,518m 15.8s 15s
OK AeroTech F42 201g 32m/s 255m/s 33.9G 1,549m 15.7s 14s
OK AeroTech F20 205g 24m/s 235m/s 23.0G 1,587m 16.2s 14s
OK AeroTech F26 226g 21m/s 241m/s 16.2G 1,648m 16.7s 14s
OK AeroTech F67 205g 35m/s 296m/s 43.2G 1,685m 16.0s 15s
OK AeroTech F50 210g 32m/s 309m/s 34.3G 1,819m 16.5s 15s
OK AeroTech F25 215g 27m/s 273m/s 26.4G 1,886m 17.2s 15s
warningsW Estes F50 209g 30m/s 342m/s 38.5G 2,006m 17.0s 16s
OK AeroTech G74 212g 31m/s 396m/s 45.0G 2,177m 17.5s 16s
warningsW Apogee F10 209g 18m/s 223m/s 12.7G 2,215m 20.4s 13s
warningsW,D Estes F26 211g 13:1 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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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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