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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 51 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (760 motors didn't fit). 49 motor had thrust curves available and 93 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: Philip Dougan
Body Diameter: 2.9cm
Dry Weight: 29g
MMT Diameter: 29.0mm
MMT Length: 14.0cm
CD: 0.30

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 133g 43m/s 360m/s 60.8G 1,026m 11.0s 10s
OK Estes E16 113g 27m/s 274m/s 24.9G 1,057m 12.2s 10s
OK AeroTech E23 133g 35m/s 227m/s 28.6G 1,103m 13.0s 11s
OK AeroTech E16 138g 32m/s 218m/s 23.2G 1,180m 13.6s 11s
OK Cesaroni F31 131g 35m/s 389m/s 42.7G 1,257m 11.7s 10s
OK Estes F15 131g 24m/s 290m/s 20.2G 1,378m 13.5s 10s
OK AeroTech F27 109g 36m/s 335m/s 32.9G 1,383m 12.8s 10s
OK AeroTech F42 105g 56m/s 421m/s 65.9G 1,417m 12.4s 11s
OK AeroTech F37 138g 31m/s 320m/s 34.1G 1,418m 13.8s 12s
OK AeroTech F23 111g 42m/s 343m/s 43.8G 1,436m 12.9s 11s
OK AeroTech F67 109g 59m/s 515m/s 81.9G 1,445m 12.3s 11s
OK AeroTech F62 138g 44m/s 372m/s 47.9G 1,448m 13.6s 13s
OK Cesaroni F36 130g 37m/s 355m/s 33.3G 1,450m 13.7s 12s
OK Cesaroni F120 135g 62m/s 425m/s 114.4G 1,469m 13.5s 13s
OK Cesaroni F32 136g 32m/s 337m/s 32.2G 1,471m 13.9s 12s
OK Cesaroni F29 135g 32m/s 335m/s 24.6G 1,502m 14.0s 12s
OK Cesaroni F59 128g 49m/s 417m/s 55.6G 1,503m 13.5s 13s
OK AeroTech F20 109g 45m/s 361m/s 44.1G 1,516m 13.0s 10s
OK AeroTech F50 114g 54m/s 497m/s 64.3G 1,521m 12.4s 11s
OK AeroTech F26 130g 37m/s 356m/s 29.0G 1,588m 13.7s 11s
OK Estes F50 113g 57m/s 527m/s 70.5G 1,616m 12.6s 11s
OK AeroTech G74 116g 52m/s 639m/s 81.4G 1,681m 12.7s 12s
OK AeroTech F22 165g 27m/s 298m/s 18.6G 1,691m 15.4s 12s
OK AeroTech F25 119g 49m/s 397m/s 48.6G 1,707m 13.5s 11s
OK AeroTech F52 151g 47m/s 419m/s 53.6G 1,744m 14.5s 13s
OK Cesaroni G88 181g 52m/s 479m/s 65.9G 1,827m 14.8s 14s
OK AeroTech G54 166g 43m/s 430m/s 51.0G 1,842m 14.9s 13s
OK AeroTech F40 155g 42m/s 397m/s 44.5G 1,846m 14.9s 13s
OK AeroTech G77 152g 49m/s 630m/s 70.1G 1,853m 13.5s 12s
OK AeroTech G104 165g 59m/s 491m/s 74.6G 1,864m 14.7s 14s
OK AeroTech G38 155g 40m/s 420m/s 33.8G 1,923m 14.7s 12s
OK AeroTech G53 175g 46m/s 440m/s 50.4G 1,931m 15.0s 13s
OK AeroTech G79 153g 40m/s 583m/s 55.0G 1,945m 13.9s 12s
OK Cesaroni G80 172g 48m/s 529m/s 57.8G 1,996m 15.1s 14s
OK Estes G40 152g 46m/s 481m/s 48.2G 2,010m 14.5s 12s
OK AeroTech G40 152g 46m/s 480m/s 48.2G 2,022m 14.6s 12s
OK AeroTech G125 154g 59m/s 765m/s 104.6G 2,052m 13.9s 13s
OK Cesaroni G250 170g 82m/s 691m/s 192.0G 2,064m 14.8s 14s
OK AeroTech G78 154g 54m/s 658m/s 68.1G 2,107m 14.2s 13s
OK Cesaroni G83 174g 52m/s 558m/s 58.1G 2,143m 15.4s 14s
OK AeroTech G80 157g 57m/s 662m/s 67.6G 2,166m 14.2s 13s
OK AeroTech G76 176g 65m/s 517m/s 87.3G 2,167m 15.2s 13s
OK Cesaroni G68 185g 44m/s 519m/s 49.9G 2,173m 15.7s 14s
OK Cesaroni G126 174g 64m/s 640m/s 92.8G 2,183m 15.2s 14s
OK Cesaroni G57 175g 48m/s 500m/s 50.6G 2,224m 15.8s 14s
warningsW Apogee F10 113g 33m/s 262m/s 24.3G 2,246m 16.8s 10s
OK AeroTech G64 180g 54m/s 507m/s 60.9G 2,247m 15.5s 13s
OK AeroTech G25 150g 35m/s 438m/s 28.1G 2,409m 15.7s 11s
OK AeroTech G138 177g 61m/s 901m/s 105.8G 2,456m 14.9s 14s
warningsD Estes F26 130g 21:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsD Estes G80 157g 50:1 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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