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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 183 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (623 motors didn't fit, 5 motors failed safety checks). 185 motor had thrust curves available and 337 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:   X minus One-isher
Owner: KenRico
Body Diameter: 3.00in
Dry Weight: 76.0oz
MMT Diameter: 54.0mm
MMT Length: 100.0cm
CD: 0.46

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 I215 94.6oz 66ft/s 426ft/s 9.0G 2,426ft 12.5s 11s
OK AeroTech I170 94.6oz 56ft/s 418ft/s 7.0G 2,470ft 12.8s 10s
OK AeroTech I599 94.1oz 117ft/s 488ft/s 28.5G 2,598ft 12.2s 12s
OK AeroTech I229 94.1oz 65ft/s 453ft/s 9.6G 2,604ft 12.7s 11s
OK Cesaroni I150 96.1oz 52ft/s 445ft/s 5.6G 2,934ft 14.1s 11s
OK Cesaroni I445 96.3oz 89ft/s 543ft/s 19.2G 3,147ft 13.4s 12s
OK Cesaroni I218 96.5oz 64ft/s 510ft/s 8.9G 3,226ft 14.1s 12s
OK Cesaroni I165 97.0oz 54ft/s 491ft/s 6.0G 3,372ft 14.8s 11s
OK Contrail J245 130.7oz 68ft/s 486ft/s 11.1G 3,374ft 14.6s 12s
OK Contrail J355 131.2oz 81ft/s 547ft/s 14.3G 3,680ft 14.9s 13s
OK Hypertek J115 121.2oz 54ft/s 426ft/s 6.0G 3,700ft 16.3s 10s
OK Cesaroni I100 104.5oz 61ft/s 423ft/s 9.5G 4,006ft 16.7s 8s
OK Hypertek J250 121.6oz 73ft/s 543ft/s 11.1G 4,019ft 15.6s 13s
OK Contrail J292 130.4oz 83ft/s 542ft/s 14.2G 4,030ft 15.7s 13s
OK Hypertek J170 121.2oz 68ft/s 510ft/s 9.4G 4,195ft 16.4s 12s
OK AeroTech I65 102.5oz 52ft/s 447ft/s 5.9G 4,333ft 17.7s 9s
OK Hypertek J120 121.6oz 58ft/s 476ft/s 6.7G 4,337ft 17.4s 10s
OK Cesaroni J250 105.3oz 58ft/s 654ft/s 8.8G 4,551ft 16.4s 13s
OK Cesaroni J145 105.5oz 64ft/s 545ft/s 15.5G 4,667ft 17.0s 12s
OK AeroTech J250 108.0oz 62ft/s 666ft/s 9.5G 4,690ft 16.5s 14s
OK Cesaroni J280 109.7oz 63ft/s 687ft/s 9.9G 4,730ft 16.5s 14s
OK Hypertek J270 121.7oz 83ft/s 617ft/s 13.6G 4,804ft 16.7s 13s
OK AeroTech J250 101.0oz 72ft/s 676ft/s 11.1G 4,904ft 16.6s 14s
OK Hypertek J190 121.6oz 71ft/s 586ft/s 10.3G 5,017ft 17.5s 13s
OK Cesaroni J1055 103.2oz 133ft/s 832ft/s 39.7G 5,073ft 15.9s 15s
OK AeroTech J315 106.0oz 73ft/s 724ft/s 12.0G 5,113ft 16.8s 14s
OK Contrail J358 137.5oz 85ft/s 665ft/s 18.1G 5,215ft 17.4s 15s
OK AeroTech J180 104.5oz 72ft/s 656ft/s 10.3G 5,444ft 17.6s 13s
OK Gorilla J365 118.5oz 60ft/s 773ft/s 14.7G 5,493ft 17.5s 15s
OK Cesaroni J240 106.9oz 63ft/s 735ft/s 9.0G 5,502ft 17.7s 14s
OK Cesaroni J430 104.2oz 88ft/s 836ft/s 17.1G 5,648ft 17.2s 15s
OK AeroTech J275 106.5oz 66ft/s 740ft/s 10.6G 5,668ft 17.7s 14s
OK Cesaroni J293 105.6oz 69ft/s 787ft/s 11.1G 5,711ft 17.7s 15s
OK Cesaroni J210 105.7oz 66ft/s 688ft/s 10.2G 5,727ft 18.4s 14s
OK AeroTech J1299 105.4oz 153ft/s 941ft/s 50.6G 5,777ft 16.7s 16s
OK Cesaroni J244 108.1oz 60ft/s 764ft/s 8.0G 5,782ft 18.2s 15s
OK AeroTech J460 103.8oz 94ft/s 853ft/s 18.4G 5,790ft 17.2s 15s
OK AMW J1365 115.5oz 147ft/s 949ft/s 49.1G 6,062ft 17.2s 17s
OK AMW J400 124.7oz 69ft/s 843ft/s 13.6G 6,120ft 18.2s 16s
OK Gorilla J167 118.9oz 65ft/s 645ft/s 10.3G 6,171ft 19.3s 13s
OK Loki J350 120.4oz 70ft/s 845ft/s 13.0G 6,210ft 18.3s 16s
OK Contrail J272 137.6oz 82ft/s 698ft/s 14.0G 6,244ft 19.2s 15s
OK Contrail J642 139.2oz 120ft/s 839ft/s 36.8G 6,372ft 18.2s 17s
OK AMW J475 125.7oz 79ft/s 902ft/s 17.6G 6,454ft 18.3s 16s
OK Cesaroni J360 114.9oz 69ft/s 910ft/s 15.9G 6,655ft 18.7s 16s
OK Cesaroni J380 121.6oz 72ft/s 926ft/s 12.5G 6,700ft 18.8s 16s
OK Gorilla J465 117.7oz 79ft/s 948ft/s 20.0G 6,741ft 18.5s 16s
OK Gorilla J395 116.9oz 70ft/s 926ft/s 13.6G 6,767ft 18.8s 16s
OK Contrail J416 136.0oz 97ft/s 807ft/s 19.8G 6,776ft 19.4s 17s
OK AeroTech J450 119.1oz 78ft/s 944ft/s 15.7G 6,855ft 18.8s 17s
OK AeroTech J1799 115.2oz 171ft/s 1,119ft/s 67.0G 6,857ft 17.7s 17s
OK AMW J395 120.7oz 77ft/s 918ft/s 13.2G 6,936ft 19.1s 16s
OK AeroTech J135 116.2oz 54ft/s 711ft/s 7.1G 6,967ft 20.4s 13s
OK Cesaroni J1520 112.2oz 156ft/s 1,139ft/s 56.4G 6,969ft 17.9s 17s
OK Gorilla J450 127.3oz 73ft/s 940ft/s 16.8G 6,980ft 19.1s 17s
OK Gorilla J485 118.0oz 80ft/s 986ft/s 17.2G 6,986ft 18.8s 17s
OK AMW J325 119.4oz 81ft/s 870ft/s 15.3G 7,039ft 19.2s 16s
OK Gorilla J535 119.2oz 97ft/s 1,010ft/s 19.5G 7,089ft 18.6s 17s
OK AMW J440 119.4oz 109ft/s 969ft/s 23.3G 7,097ft 18.7s 17s
OK Loki J525 119.7oz 90ft/s 1,026ft/s 19.6G 7,158ft 18.8s 17s
OK Loki J820 118.7oz 124ft/s 1,069ft/s 31.5G 7,200ft 18.4s 17s
OK AMW K1720 123.7oz 166ft/s 1,145ft/s 58.8G 7,357ft 18.4s 18s
OK AeroTech J540 114.2oz 98ft/s 1,067ft/s 20.7G 7,378ft 18.7s 16s
OK AeroTech J401 108.2oz 84ft/s 1,032ft/s 15.0G 7,417ft 19.0s 16s
OK Loki J175 120.1oz 73ft/s 771ft/s 11.6G 7,534ft 20.5s 14s
OK AMW J475 128.7oz 86ft/s 986ft/s 15.4G 7,566ft 19.6s 16s
OK AMW J745 119.0oz 109ft/s 1,112ft/s 25.8G 7,619ft 19.0s 17s
OK Cesaroni J355 117.4oz 74ft/s 994ft/s 12.5G 7,669ft 19.7s 16s
OK Loki J300 122.4oz 72ft/s 922ft/s 10.9G 7,754ft 20.3s 16s
OK Cesaroni J295 115.5oz 77ft/s 945ft/s 12.7G 7,833ft 20.0s 16s
OK Cesaroni J140 121.1oz 50ft/s 718ft/s 5.5G 7,946ft 22.3s 13s
OK AeroTech J800 114.3oz 120ft/s 1,183ft/s 28.9G 7,963ft 19.1s 17s
OK AMW K665 137.3oz 93ft/s 1,112ft/s 22.2G 7,993ft 19.6s 18s
OK AeroTech K456 128.3oz 79ft/s 1,070ft/s 13.6G 8,023ft 19.9s 17s
OK AeroTech J415 117.2oz 82ft/s 1,065ft/s 16.0G 8,043ft 19.8s 16s
OK Gorilla K222 132.3oz 69ft/s 794ft/s 10.6G 8,054ft 21.4s 15s
OK Cesaroni J760 114.0oz 114ft/s 1,223ft/s 27.4G 8,081ft 19.2s 17s
OK Cesaroni J449 115.6oz 85ft/s 1,118ft/s 16.5G 8,116ft 19.7s 17s
OK Cesaroni K360 119.5oz 71ft/s 1,067ft/s 11.3G 8,222ft 20.3s 17s
OK AeroTech K400 118.1oz 89ft/s 1,067ft/s 15.4G 8,413ft 20.4s 17s
OK AeroTech K2050 121.6oz 173ft/s 1,375ft/s 66.0G 8,438ft 19.1s 18s
OK Gorilla K555 131.6oz 82ft/s 1,145ft/s 17.4G 8,445ft 20.3s 18s
OK Cesaroni K454 125.1oz 79ft/s 1,116ft/s 14.8G 8,448ft 20.3s 17s
OK Gorilla K520 126.9oz 81ft/s 1,144ft/s 16.7G 8,465ft 20.3s 18s
OK Cesaroni K530 133.8oz 83ft/s 1,171ft/s 15.9G 8,488ft 20.2s 18s
OK Gorilla K533 136.6oz 78ft/s 1,124ft/s 18.2G 8,503ft 20.4s 18s
OK Cesaroni K2045 121.5oz 181ft/s 1,415ft/s 69.4G 8,507ft 19.1s 18s
OK Gorilla K630 131.0oz 91ft/s 1,173ft/s 22.0G 8,522ft 20.1s 18s
OK AMW K475 128.6oz 82ft/s 1,127ft/s 15.6G 8,542ft 20.5s 18s
OK KBA K700 129.0oz 105ft/s 1,242ft/s 25.6G 8,668ft 20.0s 18s
OK AeroTech K185 126.6oz 61ft/s 852ft/s 8.7G 8,695ft 21.8s 14s
OK AMW K535 131.0oz 89ft/s 1,148ft/s 16.8G 8,711ft 20.5s 18s
OK AeroTech K513 134.1oz 84ft/s 1,181ft/s 17.4G 8,711ft 20.3s 18s
OK AeroTech K535 120.6oz 96ft/s 1,195ft/s 18.1G 8,803ft 20.2s 17s
OK AeroTech K695 128.5oz 100ft/s 1,264ft/s 25.2G 8,825ft 20.0s 18s
OK AMW K610 138.3oz 87ft/s 1,176ft/s 18.4G 8,965ft 20.7s 18s
OK AMW K455 129.1oz 99ft/s 1,114ft/s 20.6G 8,998ft 20.7s 18s
OK Loki K690 160.7oz 85ft/s 1,235ft/s 19.0G 9,239ft 21.0s 19s
OK AMW K700 149.7oz 91ft/s 1,249ft/s 20.9G 9,256ft 20.8s 18s
OK AMW K935 129.2oz 116ft/s 1,351ft/s 30.0G 9,279ft 20.3s 19s
OK AeroTech K1100 123.1oz 135ft/s 1,420ft/s 38.3G 9,309ft 20.0s 18s
OK AeroTech K540 121.0oz 104ft/s 1,297ft/s 24.5G 9,430ft 20.3s 17s
OK AeroTech K550 128.5oz 95ft/s 1,234ft/s 22.2G 9,466ft 20.7s 17s
OK Cesaroni K500 128.1oz 85ft/s 1,258ft/s 16.3G 9,520ft 21.0s 18s
OK AMW K855 150.8oz 102ft/s 1,320ft/s 25.6G 9,521ft 20.9s 19s
OK Gorilla K327 140.1oz 83ft/s 1,001ft/s 16.8G 9,588ft 21.8s 16s
OK Cesaroni K940 124.2oz 117ft/s 1,458ft/s 31.1G 9,606ft 20.3s 19s
OK Cesaroni K400 130.7oz 80ft/s 1,183ft/s 12.2G 9,647ft 21.6s 18s
OK Cesaroni K515 134.3oz 86ft/s 1,251ft/s 17.2G 9,675ft 21.2s 18s
OK Cesaroni K650 146.2oz 90ft/s 1,357ft/s 18.3G 9,798ft 21.2s 19s
OK Gorilla K700 136.5oz 91ft/s 1,342ft/s 20.7G 9,801ft 21.2s 19s
OK Cesaroni K630 125.7oz 100ft/s 1,392ft/s 21.7G 9,812ft 20.7s 18s
OK Cesaroni K160 127.9oz 55ft/s 815ft/s 6.6G 9,815ft 23.9s 14s
OK Cesaroni K445 125.3oz 95ft/s 1,228ft/s 18.1G 9,856ft 21.3s 17s
OK Gorilla K763 139.2oz 94ft/s 1,379ft/s 22.6G 9,860ft 21.1s 19s
OK Gorilla K805 138.6oz 97ft/s 1,394ft/s 28.9G 9,996ft 21.0s 19s
OK Cesaroni K520 131.6oz 90ft/s 1,313ft/s 15.9G 10,040ft 21.4s 18s
OK AeroTech K805 130.4oz 106ft/s 1,435ft/s 24.3G 10,050ft 20.9s 19s
OK AMW K710 139.9oz 107ft/s 1,319ft/s 21.8G 10,124ft 21.4s 19s
OK AeroTech K990 150.4oz 107ft/s 1,431ft/s 26.3G 10,141ft 21.2s 19s
OK AeroTech K850 148.0oz 103ft/s 1,452ft/s 27.1G 10,144ft 21.1s 19s
OK AMW K670 142.5oz 101ft/s 1,343ft/s 20.2G 10,197ft 21.5s 19s
OK AeroTech K1103 127.5oz 140ft/s 1,563ft/s 44.5G 10,198ft 20.6s 19s
OK Loki K250 139.2oz 85ft/s 969ft/s 19.7G 10,233ft 23.3s 16s
OK AMW K580 140.3oz 108ft/s 1,299ft/s 26.7G 10,485ft 21.8s 19s
OK Cesaroni K740 127.8oz 113ft/s 1,509ft/s 24.2G 10,598ft 21.2s 19s
OK AMW K1250 140.0oz 133ft/s 1,558ft/s 40.5G 10,620ft 21.2s 20s
OK Loki K960 137.6oz 142ft/s 1,533ft/s 39.3G 10,688ft 21.2s 19s
OK Cesaroni K650 136.3oz 104ft/s 1,476ft/s 31.5G 10,901ft 21.6s 18s
OK Cesaroni K1200 133.6oz 135ft/s 1,694ft/s 36.6G 10,910ft 21.1s 19s
OK Cesaroni K675 144.4oz 91ft/s 1,438ft/s 21.6G 10,930ft 21.9s 19s
OK Cesaroni K635 138.4oz 97ft/s 1,466ft/s 19.5G 10,932ft 21.8s 19s
OK AeroTech K828 154.4oz 116ft/s 1,514ft/s 29.6G 10,972ft 21.7s 19s
OK AeroTech K1275 146.1oz 136ft/s 1,631ft/s 38.0G 11,015ft 21.3s 19s
OK Gorilla K980 162.7oz 112ft/s 1,459ft/s 29.5G 11,052ft 22.2s 20s
OK Loki K527 145.6oz 89ft/s 1,340ft/s 17.8G 11,090ft 22.6s 18s
OK Cesaroni K490 141.4oz 85ft/s 1,370ft/s 14.0G 11,180ft 22.5s 18s
OK Cesaroni K780 136.0oz 109ft/s 1,629ft/s 25.4G 11,311ft 21.6s 19s
OK Cesaroni K570 135.4oz 105ft/s 1,443ft/s 22.9G 11,448ft 22.2s 18s
OK Cesaroni K600 142.7oz 98ft/s 1,478ft/s 18.7G 11,513ft 22.3s 19s
OK AMW K1075 169.1oz 110ft/s 1,514ft/s 27.1G 11,552ft 22.7s 21s
OK AeroTech K700 147.8oz 108ft/s 1,514ft/s 25.3G 11,744ft 22.2s 19s
OK Cesaroni K261 144.1oz 62ft/s 1,091ft/s 8.1G 11,774ft 24.6s 16s
OK AeroTech K270 150.1oz 67ft/s 1,046ft/s 9.2G 11,836ft 24.8s 16s
OK Cesaroni K815 153.5oz 99ft/s 1,615ft/s 27.2G 11,845ft 22.4s 20s
OK Cesaroni K750 148.6oz 104ft/s 1,594ft/s 22.7G 11,897ft 22.3s 19s
OK Cesaroni K1440 142.8oz 151ft/s 1,856ft/s 47.4G 11,923ft 21.6s 20s
OK KBA K1750 166.5oz 142ft/s 1,799ft/s 51.3G 12,042ft 22.2s 21s
OK AeroTech K480 149.3oz 101ft/s 1,429ft/s 21.0G 12,058ft 22.9s 18s
OK Gorilla K1075 165.6oz 108ft/s 1,634ft/s 27.8G 12,148ft 22.8s 21s
OK Cesaroni K711 153.5oz 102ft/s 1,557ft/s 34.5G 12,154ft 22.7s 19s
OK AeroTech K375 150.3oz 127ft/s 1,264ft/s 31.5G 12,161ft 23.4s 18s
OK Loki K830 160.7oz 86ft/s 1,702ft/s 25.4G 12,221ft 23.0s 20s
OK Cesaroni K820 145.9oz 116ft/s 1,645ft/s 39.8G 12,247ft 22.4s 19s
OK AeroTech K455 156.6oz 116ft/s 1,308ft/s 29.3G 12,343ft 23.5s 18s
OK AMW K1130 166.8oz 119ft/s 1,656ft/s 31.3G 12,435ft 22.9s 21s
OK Gorilla K1185 165.6oz 104ft/s 1,724ft/s 31.3G 12,477ft 22.9s 21s
OK KBA K750 169.0oz 107ft/s 1,531ft/s 24.3G 12,504ft 23.2s 20s
OK AeroTech K1050 153.7oz 129ft/s 1,766ft/s 33.6G 12,540ft 22.6s 20s
OK Cesaroni K660 144.7oz 114ft/s 1,593ft/s 26.0G 12,610ft 22.8s 19s
OK Gorilla K470 158.1oz 102ft/s 1,336ft/s 23.3G 12,689ft 23.6s 18s
OK Cesaroni K590 146.3oz 131ft/s 1,458ft/s 43.7G 12,739ft 23.1s 19s
OK KBA L2300 168.8oz 165ft/s 1,943ft/s 67.3G 12,935ft 22.8s 22s
OK AeroTech L1000 153.4oz 122ft/s 1,815ft/s 30.1G 12,975ft 22.6s 20s
OK AMW L1276 180.4oz 114ft/s 1,715ft/s 31.0G 12,993ft 23.5s 21s
OK Cesaroni K260 148.2oz 70ft/s 1,145ft/s 9.5G 12,994ft 25.3s 17s
OK AeroTech L1090 161.8oz 115ft/s 1,736ft/s 28.5G 13,037ft 23.1s 20s
OK AMW L985 166.7oz 122ft/s 1,686ft/s 30.7G 13,161ft 23.5s 21s
OK Cesaroni L1030 158.5oz 114ft/s 1,879ft/s 34.1G 13,242ft 22.9s 20s
OK Cesaroni L990 154.9oz 123ft/s 1,822ft/s 36.8G 13,293ft 22.9s 20s
OK Loki L1400 165.6oz 129ft/s 1,911ft/s 42.2G 13,400ft 23.1s 21s
OK Loki K350 165.6oz 104ft/s 1,221ft/s 25.6G 13,459ft 25.3s 18s
OK Cesaroni L805 164.3oz 112ft/s 1,721ft/s 31.4G 13,537ft 23.4s 20s
OK Cesaroni L730 155.3oz 116ft/s 1,680ft/s 27.2G 13,586ft 23.4s 20s
OK Cesaroni K300 156.1oz 77ft/s 1,236ft/s 11.5G 13,880ft 25.7s 17s
OK Cesaroni L640 155.2oz 124ft/s 1,547ft/s 34.8G 13,922ft 23.9s 19s
OK AeroTech K250 154.0oz 61ft/s 1,210ft/s 9.4G 14,038ft 26.2s 16s
OK Cesaroni L935 165.7oz 121ft/s 1,856ft/s 32.5G 14,249ft 23.6s 20s
OK Cesaroni L265 163.5oz 66ft/s 1,186ft/s 9.2G 14,408ft 27.1s 16s
OK Loki L1040 180.5oz 115ft/s 2,050ft/s 27.1G 16,196ft 25.0s 21s
warningsD AMW K590 136.6oz 16:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsD Gorilla K695 128.8oz 19:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsD Gorilla K828 140.8oz 21:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)

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 AeroTech I117 speed at end of launch guide too slow (42ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I140 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG AeroTech I115 speed at end of launch guide too slow (44ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni I120 speed at end of launch guide too slow (46ft/s)
failedG AeroTech J90 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/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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