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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 106 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (691 motors didn't fit, 14 motors failed safety checks). 118 motor had thrust curves available and 238 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:   Finnegen
Owner: Christopher Texler
Body Diameter: 4.1cm
Dry Weight: 260g
MMT Diameter: 29.0mm
MMT Length: 130.0cm
CD: 0.75

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 364g 15m/s 77m/s 9.7G 277m 7.5s 6s
OK Cesaroni F36 364g 16m/s 109m/s 21.3G 358m 8.0s 7s
OK AeroTech F27 340g 15m/s 109m/s 9.8G 446m 9.1s 7s
OK Cesaroni F36 361g 15m/s 122m/s 11.1G 454m 9.0s 8s
OK AeroTech F62 369g 19m/s 131m/s 16.7G 466m 8.9s 8s
OK AeroTech F23 342g 16m/s 114m/s 13.5G 478m 9.3s 7s
OK Cesaroni F120 366g 26m/s 148m/s 39.2G 479m 8.8s 8s
OK Cesaroni F59 359g 20m/s 143m/s 19.1G 500m 9.1s 8s
OK AeroTech F42 336g 20m/s 136m/s 19.9G 505m 9.1s 8s
OK AeroTech F20 340g 17m/s 121m/s 13.4G 524m 9.6s 7s
OK AeroTech F67 340g 25m/s 164m/s 24.9G 546m 9.2s 8s
OK AeroTech F26 361g 15m/s 126m/s 9.8G 553m 10.0s 7s
OK AeroTech F50 345g 21m/s 167m/s 20.5G 598m 9.6s 8s
OK AeroTech F52 382g 22m/s 159m/s 20.2G 614m 9.9s 9s
OK AeroTech F25 350g 19m/s 141m/s 15.8G 630m 10.2s 8s
OK AeroTech F40 386g 19m/s 154m/s 17.0G 656m 10.4s 8s
OK Estes F50 344g 22m/s 181m/s 22.1G 657m 9.9s 8s
OK AeroTech G54 396g 20m/s 169m/s 20.0G 663m 10.2s 9s
OK Cesaroni G88 412g 24m/s 190m/s 28.0G 669m 10.1s 9s
OK AeroTech G104 396g 27m/s 193m/s 30.4G 683m 10.1s 9s
OK AeroTech G74 347g 22m/s 214m/s 25.4G 707m 10.1s 9s
OK AeroTech G38 386g 17m/s 161m/s 13.0G 727m 10.8s 8s
OK AeroTech G53 406g 21m/s 178m/s 20.8G 731m 10.6s 9s
OK Cesaroni G80 403g 21m/s 209m/s 24.0G 746m 10.5s 9s
OK AeroTech G77 425g 18m/s 212m/s 20.5G 788m 10.9s 10s
OK AeroTech G77 382g 20m/s 232m/s 24.8G 788m 10.5s 9s
OK Estes G40 383g 21m/s 187m/s 18.5G 800m 10.9s 9s
OK AeroTech G40 383g 21m/s 187m/s 18.5G 801m 10.9s 9s
OK AeroTech G72 392g 20m/s 234m/s 24.9G 809m 10.7s 9s
OK Cesaroni G250 401g 36m/s 269m/s 73.6G 811m 10.4s 10s
OK AeroTech G79 417g 23m/s 219m/s 23.3G 814m 10.9s 9s
OK Cesaroni G83 405g 24m/s 224m/s 24.3G 821m 10.8s 10s
OK AeroTech G79 384g 18m/s 222m/s 20.2G 823m 10.8s 9s
OK Cesaroni G68 416g 19m/s 213m/s 21.6G 832m 11.1s 9s
OK Cesaroni G57 406g 22m/s 203m/s 21.2G 847m 11.2s 9s
OK AeroTech G75 393g 22m/s 248m/s 26.3G 856m 10.8s 9s
OK Cesaroni G126 405g 27m/s 256m/s 39.1G 858m 10.7s 10s
OK AeroTech G76 407g 29m/s 215m/s 36.9G 862m 10.9s 9s
OK Cesaroni G131 460g 26m/s 255m/s 31.9G 879m 11.0s 10s
OK AeroTech G64 411g 25m/s 212m/s 25.9G 889m 11.2s 9s
OK AeroTech G125 385g 26m/s 288m/s 38.3G 895m 10.7s 10s
OK AeroTech G78 385g 23m/s 253m/s 25.8G 899m 10.9s 9s
OK AeroTech G80 388g 25m/s 259m/s 26.4G 933m 11.0s 9s
OK AeroTech G25 381g 15m/s 172m/s 10.4G 961m 12.4s 7s
OK Cesaroni G106 447g 22m/s 271m/s 29.0G 964m 11.5s 10s
OK KBA G135 486g 24m/s 276m/s 32.1G 985m 11.6s 11s
OK KBA G82 491g 19m/s 244m/s 18.8G 995m 12.0s 10s
OK Cesaroni H410 442g 47m/s 374m/s 123.1G 1,036m 11.1s 11s
OK AeroTech H165 462g 29m/s 314m/s 41.7G 1,039m 11.5s 10s
OK AeroTech G75 493g 18m/s 243m/s 15.4G 1,042m 12.2s 10s
OK Cesaroni H175 507g 29m/s 315m/s 44.9G 1,047m 11.6s 11s
OK Cesaroni G125 454g 26m/s 301m/s 35.3G 1,053m 11.6s 10s
OK Cesaroni G118 448g 26m/s 300m/s 34.6G 1,061m 11.7s 10s
OK Cesaroni H133 450g 29m/s 307m/s 42.6G 1,072m 11.7s 10s
OK AeroTech G138 408g 26m/s 357m/s 40.5G 1,073m 11.3s 10s
OK Cesaroni H163 447g 29m/s 331m/s 48.7G 1,074m 11.5s 10s
OK AeroTech H238 456g 33m/s 339m/s 52.5G 1,084m 11.5s 11s
OK AeroTech H128 466g 28m/s 317m/s 39.3G 1,088m 11.7s 10s
OK Cesaroni H90 423g 27m/s 292m/s 36.5G 1,099m 11.7s 10s
OK AeroTech H115 465g 24m/s 315m/s 26.4G 1,118m 11.8s 10s
OK Cesaroni H123 488g 25m/s 311m/s 28.2G 1,121m 12.0s 11s
OK Cesaroni H87 465g 21m/s 282m/s 27.2G 1,121m 12.1s 10s
OK Cesaroni G54 453g 25m/s 226m/s 26.3G 1,123m 12.3s 9s
OK RATT H70 612g 22m/s 226m/s 21.8G 1,128m 12.9s 10s
OK Cesaroni H54 469g 22m/s 231m/s 21.0G 1,168m 12.7s 9s
OK Cesaroni H118 492g 27m/s 309m/s 34.3G 1,169m 12.1s 11s
OK AeroTech H97 538g 21m/s 288m/s 20.2G 1,174m 12.5s 10s
OK Cesaroni H237 554g 32m/s 366m/s 52.4G 1,181m 12.0s 11s
OK AeroTech H220 510g 36m/s 368m/s 60.4G 1,201m 12.0s 11s
OK AeroTech H210 506g 31m/s 375m/s 51.6G 1,219m 12.1s 11s
OK Cesaroni H151 498g 27m/s 346m/s 40.7G 1,226m 12.1s 11s
OK AeroTech H182 467g 28m/s 402m/s 40.9G 1,229m 11.8s 11s
OK Cesaroni H170 492g 34m/s 369m/s 48.3G 1,255m 12.1s 11s
OK AeroTech H180 512g 31m/s 381m/s 50.5G 1,267m 12.1s 11s
OK AeroTech H195 457g 37m/s 430m/s 55.9G 1,270m 11.7s 11s
OK Cesaroni H160 532g 29m/s 362m/s 34.6G 1,271m 12.4s 11s
OK Cesaroni H135 511g 27m/s 346m/s 32.1G 1,275m 12.4s 11s
OK AeroTech H250 516g 37m/s 405m/s 64.0G 1,276m 12.1s 11s
OK AeroTech H169 462g 34m/s 390m/s 51.3G 1,285m 11.9s 10s
OK KBA H130 969g 22m/s 224m/s 22.2G 1,309m 14.7s 13s
OK Cesaroni H295 602g 36m/s 415m/s 61.6G 1,312m 12.4s 12s
OK KBA H225 576g 26m/s 396m/s 47.6G 1,344m 12.8s 12s
OK AeroTech H135 472g 26m/s 349m/s 32.4G 1,362m 12.7s 11s
OK Cesaroni H194 544g 30m/s 398m/s 52.0G 1,372m 12.5s 11s
OK Cesaroni H180 574g 30m/s 382m/s 47.2G 1,380m 12.8s 11s
OK Cesaroni H200 534g 35m/s 405m/s 54.6G 1,389m 12.5s 11s
OK Cesaroni H340 651g 39m/s 438m/s 69.3G 1,398m 12.7s 12s
OK Cesaroni H255 492g 42m/s 462m/s 77.2G 1,399m 12.3s 11s
OK Cesaroni H399 554g 44m/s 484m/s 100.1G 1,405m 12.5s 12s
OK Cesaroni H140 537g 33m/s 373m/s 45.7G 1,458m 12.9s 11s
OK Cesaroni H53 546g 17m/s 261m/s 16.5G 1,476m 14.2s 10s
OK Cesaroni H226 620g 33m/s 420m/s 56.8G 1,507m 13.1s 12s
OK Cesaroni H233 588g 35m/s 445m/s 58.2G 1,517m 13.0s 12s
OK AeroTech H268 618g 36m/s 443m/s 54.2G 1,518m 13.1s 12s
OK Cesaroni H255 578g 38m/s 466m/s 72.1G 1,529m 12.9s 12s
OK Cesaroni H159 603g 25m/s 396m/s 31.2G 1,536m 13.3s 11s
OK AeroTech I200 618g 33m/s 421m/s 49.3G 1,568m 13.2s 11s
OK Cesaroni H160 579g 34m/s 397m/s 54.9G 1,581m 13.3s 11s
OK AeroTech I205 575g 32m/s 463m/s 63.6G 1,590m 12.8s 11s
OK Cesaroni I204 609g 37m/s 444m/s 59.0G 1,618m 13.2s 12s
OK Cesaroni I243 659g 40m/s 465m/s 66.7G 1,708m 13.5s 12s
OK Cesaroni I224 630g 38m/s 473m/s 69.3G 1,718m 13.5s 12s
OK RATT I80 813g 16m/s 291m/s 14.3G 1,855m 16.3s 12s
OK RATT I90 945g 17m/s 316m/s 14.1G 2,417m 18.5s 12s
warningsD Estes F26 361g 8:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsD Estes G80 388g 20:1 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 Estes E16 speed at end of launch guide too slow (12m/s)
failedG AeroTech E16 speed at end of launch guide too slow (13m/s)
failedG Estes F15 speed at end of launch guide too slow (11m/s)
failedG AeroTech F37 speed at end of launch guide too slow (14m/s)
failedG Cesaroni F32 speed at end of launch guide too slow (13m/s)
failedG Cesaroni F29 speed at end of launch guide too slow (13m/s)
failedG Cesaroni F31 speed at end of launch guide too slow (14m/s)
failedG AeroTech F22 speed at end of launch guide too slow (12m/s)
failedG Apogee F10 speed at end of launch guide too slow (12m/s)
failedG AeroTech G8 speed at end of launch guide too slow (6m/s)
failedG AeroTech G11 speed at end of launch guide too slow (12m/s)
failedG AeroTech G12 speed at end of launch guide too slow (12m/s)
failedG Cesaroni G33 speed at end of launch guide too slow (13m/s)
failedG Cesaroni H42 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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