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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 27 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (771 motors didn't fit, 13 motors failed safety checks). 40 motor had thrust curves available and 72 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:   Mach 1 Rocketry Pulse
Owner: Eric Lynn
Body Diameter: 1.33in
Dry Weight: 220g
MMT Diameter: 24.0mm
MMT Length: 8.00in
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 D15 267g 52ft/s 192ft/s 10.4G 601ft 6.2s 5s
OK Cesaroni E75 272g 84ft/s 288ft/s 34.0G 877ft 7.0s 7s
OK Cesaroni E31 272g 55ft/s 281ft/s 14.2G 934ft 7.5s 7s
OK Estes E12 279g 48ft/s 234ft/s 11.1G 940ft 8.2s 6s
OK Estes E30 267g 64ft/s 367ft/s 17.7G 1,325ft 8.5s 8s
OK AeroTech E20 269g 55ft/s 340ft/s 12.2G 1,360ft 8.8s 7s
OK AeroTech E18 279g 50ft/s 350ft/s 10.3G 1,517ft 9.4s 7s
OK AeroTech E15 268g 50ft/s 346ft/s 10.5G 1,548ft 9.6s 7s
OK AeroTech E28 276g 69ft/s 406ft/s 17.7G 1,565ft 9.2s 8s
OK AeroTech E30 267g 68ft/s 415ft/s 17.4G 1,587ft 9.1s 8s
OK AeroTech F44 268g 70ft/s 471ft/s 24.0G 1,684ft 9.3s 8s
OK AeroTech F62 308g 68ft/s 472ft/s 23.2G 1,747ft 9.5s 9s
OK AeroTech F30 291g 54ft/s 452ft/s 12.5G 1,821ft 9.9s 8s
OK AeroTech F63 303g 76ft/s 500ft/s 23.9G 1,866ft 9.7s 9s
OK AeroTech F24 283g 58ft/s 422ft/s 13.9G 1,888ft 10.1s 8s
OK Cesaroni F51 293g 69ft/s 495ft/s 22.1G 1,912ft 9.8s 9s
OK AeroTech F39 281g 70ft/s 493ft/s 20.7G 1,954ft 9.9s 9s
OK AeroTech F51 301g 74ft/s 514ft/s 23.2G 1,990ft 9.9s 9s
OK Cesaroni F70 293g 87ft/s 542ft/s 32.2G 2,018ft 9.9s 9s
OK AeroTech F35 305g 67ft/s 521ft/s 18.5G 2,167ft 10.4s 9s
OK Cesaroni F50 314g 71ft/s 543ft/s 21.2G 2,208ft 10.4s 9s
OK AeroTech F32 284g 68ft/s 530ft/s 20.2G 2,219ft 10.6s 9s
OK Cesaroni F79 328g 82ft/s 633ft/s 28.5G 2,430ft 10.7s 10s
OK Cesaroni F240 312g 141ft/s 711ft/s 93.1G 2,434ft 10.4s 10s
OK Cesaroni F85 316g 90ft/s 696ft/s 32.3G 2,619ft 10.9s 10s
OK Cesaroni F30 322g 60ft/s 551ft/s 16.2G 2,701ft 11.6s 9s
OK Cesaroni F51 315g 78ft/s 644ft/s 26.0G 2,730ft 11.3s 10s

Don't like the units? Login to set your preferences. Don't understand the results? See the motor guide help page.

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 C11 speed at end of launch guide too slow (41ft/s)
failedG Estes D12 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG Estes D11 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG AeroTech D7 speed at end of launch guide too slow (29ft/s)
failedG AeroTech D9 speed at end of launch guide too slow (33ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni E22 speed at end of launch guide too slow (44ft/s)
failedG Estes E9 speed at end of launch guide too slow (35ft/s)
failedG AeroTech E7 speed at end of launch guide too slow (29ft/s)
failedG AeroTech E11 speed at end of launch guide too slow (38ft/s)
failedG AeroTech E12 speed at end of launch guide too slow (36ft/s)
failedG AeroTech E6 speed at end of launch guide too slow (30ft/s)
failedG Apogee E6 speed at end of launch guide too slow (39ft/s)
failedG AeroTech F12 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/s)

G These simulations were run with a launch guide length of 4ft (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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