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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 78 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (732 motors didn't fit, 1 motors failed safety checks). 77 motor had thrust curves available and 151 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:   Super big bertha 9719
Owner: Tom Strum
Body Diameter: 2.60in
Dry Weight: 9.6oz
MMT Diameter: 29.0mm
MMT Length: 8.00in
CD: 0.70

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 Estes E16 12.6oz 83ft/s 220ft/s 6.7G 622ft 6.6s 4s
OK AeroTech E23 13.3oz 106ft/s 223ft/s 9.3G 633ft 6.1s 5s
OK AeroTech E16 13.4oz 91ft/s 208ft/s 7.7G 683ft 6.6s 4s
OK Cesaroni F36 13.3oz 113ft/s 319ft/s 20.6G 751ft 6.2s 5s
OK AeroTech F37 13.5oz 112ft/s 318ft/s 10.9G 904ft 6.9s 5s
OK AeroTech F27 12.4oz 109ft/s 297ft/s 9.3G 933ft 7.0s 5s
OK Estes F15 13.2oz 75ft/s 240ft/s 6.2G 938ft 8.1s 5s
OK Cesaroni F36 13.2oz 113ft/s 347ft/s 10.5G 939ft 6.9s 5s
OK AeroTech F62 13.4oz 140ft/s 379ft/s 16.0G 947ft 6.7s 6s
OK Cesaroni F120 13.3oz 211ft/s 448ft/s 36.3G 948ft 6.5s 6s
OK Cesaroni F32 13.4oz 103ft/s 327ft/s 10.9G 955ft 7.1s 5s
OK Cesaroni F29 13.3oz 99ft/s 320ft/s 7.7G 984ft 7.3s 5s
OK AeroTech F23 12.5oz 115ft/s 307ft/s 13.0G 988ft 7.1s 5s
OK Cesaroni F31 13.2oz 106ft/s 344ft/s 14.2G 995ft 7.1s 5s
OK Cesaroni F59 13.1oz 149ft/s 413ft/s 18.4G 998ft 6.8s 6s
OK AeroTech F42 12.3oz 147ft/s 378ft/s 19.1G 1,008ft 6.8s 5s
OK AeroTech F67 12.4oz 175ft/s 469ft/s 23.5G 1,054ft 6.7s 6s
OK AeroTech F20 12.4oz 119ft/s 324ft/s 12.9G 1,071ft 7.3s 5s
OK AeroTech F26 13.2oz 104ft/s 329ft/s 9.4G 1,135ft 7.6s 5s
OK AeroTech F22 14.4oz 89ft/s 299ft/s 6.5G 1,155ft 8.1s 5s
OK AeroTech F50 12.6oz 157ft/s 458ft/s 19.8G 1,157ft 7.0s 6s
OK AeroTech F52 13.9oz 153ft/s 438ft/s 19.4G 1,207ft 7.3s 6s
OK Estes F50 12.6oz 160ft/s 486ft/s 20.7G 1,255ft 7.2s 6s
OK AeroTech F25 12.8oz 134ft/s 370ft/s 15.2G 1,257ft 7.6s 5s
OK Cesaroni G88 15.0oz 161ft/s 545ft/s 27.1G 1,281ft 7.3s 6s
OK AeroTech G54 14.4oz 152ft/s 461ft/s 18.8G 1,293ft 7.5s 6s
OK AeroTech G104 14.4oz 191ft/s 544ft/s 29.4G 1,298ft 7.3s 6s
OK AeroTech F40 14.1oz 138ft/s 411ft/s 16.3G 1,300ft 7.7s 6s
OK AeroTech G74 12.7oz 167ft/s 586ft/s 23.7G 1,320ft 7.2s 6s
OK Cesaroni G80 14.7oz 154ft/s 582ft/s 23.2G 1,412ft 7.6s 6s
OK AeroTech G53 14.7oz 159ft/s 477ft/s 20.1G 1,417ft 7.8s 6s
OK AeroTech G38 14.0oz 120ft/s 416ft/s 12.5G 1,440ft 8.1s 5s
OK Cesaroni G250 14.6oz 274ft/s 793ft/s 67.1G 1,457ft 7.3s 7s
OK AeroTech G77 13.9oz 162ft/s 624ft/s 21.8G 1,467ft 7.5s 6s
OK AeroTech G77 15.4oz 146ft/s 586ft/s 18.4G 1,495ft 7.9s 7s
OK AeroTech G72 14.2oz 155ft/s 634ft/s 22.2G 1,508ft 7.7s 6s
OK AeroTech G79 15.1oz 165ft/s 596ft/s 21.6G 1,534ft 7.8s 6s
OK Cesaroni G83 14.7oz 169ft/s 609ft/s 23.5G 1,542ft 7.8s 6s
OK Estes G40 13.9oz 142ft/s 483ft/s 17.9G 1,546ft 8.0s 6s
OK AeroTech G40 13.9oz 142ft/s 483ft/s 17.9G 1,547ft 8.0s 6s
OK AeroTech G79 14.0oz 144ft/s 579ft/s 18.6G 1,554ft 7.8s 6s
OK Cesaroni G126 14.7oz 204ft/s 713ft/s 37.9G 1,572ft 7.6s 7s
OK Cesaroni G68 15.1oz 144ft/s 562ft/s 20.9G 1,585ft 8.0s 6s
OK AeroTech G75 14.3oz 172ft/s 656ft/s 24.8G 1,588ft 7.7s 6s
warningsW Apogee F10 12.6oz 84ft/s 209ft/s 7.0G 1,598ft 11.2s 4s
OK AeroTech G125 14.0oz 207ft/s 783ft/s 34.0G 1,618ft 7.5s 6s
OK Cesaroni G57 14.7oz 153ft/s 524ft/s 20.5G 1,623ft 8.1s 6s
OK Cesaroni G131 16.7oz 188ft/s 718ft/s 31.1G 1,628ft 7.8s 7s
OK AeroTech G76 14.8oz 204ft/s 570ft/s 35.7G 1,628ft 7.8s 6s
OK AeroTech G78 14.0oz 171ft/s 668ft/s 24.2G 1,669ft 7.8s 6s
OK AeroTech G64 14.9oz 172ft/s 557ft/s 25.1G 1,696ft 8.1s 6s
OK AeroTech G80 14.1oz 178ft/s 672ft/s 25.5G 1,732ft 7.9s 6s
OK Cesaroni G106 16.2oz 166ft/s 736ft/s 28.2G 1,780ft 8.1s 7s
OK Cesaroni H410 16.0oz 358ft/s 1,086ft/s 112.0G 1,794ft 7.6s 7s
OK KBA G135 17.6oz 178ft/s 773ft/s 28.2G 1,811ft 8.2s 7s
OK AeroTech H165 16.7oz 215ft/s 855ft/s 39.2G 1,875ft 8.0s 7s
OK KBA G82 17.7oz 138ft/s 652ft/s 17.4G 1,884ft 8.6s 7s
OK AeroTech G138 14.8oz 199ft/s 946ft/s 34.3G 1,917ft 7.9s 7s
OK AeroTech G25 13.9oz 108ft/s 424ft/s 9.9G 1,918ft 9.5s 5s
OK Cesaroni G125 16.5oz 198ft/s 797ft/s 34.4G 1,922ft 8.2s 7s
OK Cesaroni H163 16.2oz 225ft/s 894ft/s 47.4G 1,931ft 8.1s 7s
OK AeroTech H238 16.5oz 248ft/s 930ft/s 48.0G 1,936ft 8.0s 7s
OK Cesaroni G118 16.2oz 184ft/s 793ft/s 33.7G 1,942ft 8.3s 7s
OK Cesaroni H133 16.3oz 208ft/s 814ft/s 41.4G 1,950ft 8.2s 7s
OK AeroTech H128 16.9oz 212ft/s 845ft/s 36.8G 1,978ft 8.2s 7s
OK AeroTech G75 17.8oz 133ft/s 626ft/s 14.5G 1,988ft 8.9s 7s
OK Cesaroni H90 15.3oz 190ft/s 726ft/s 35.4G 2,036ft 8.3s 6s
OK AeroTech H115 16.8oz 180ft/s 805ft/s 25.0G 2,060ft 8.4s 7s
OK Cesaroni H87 16.8oz 161ft/s 707ft/s 26.5G 2,093ft 8.7s 7s
OK Cesaroni G54 16.4oz 176ft/s 567ft/s 25.4G 2,161ft 9.1s 6s
OK Cesaroni G33 16.5oz 97ft/s 456ft/s 11.6G 2,188ft 10.3s 6s
OK AeroTech H182 16.9oz 217ft/s 1,028ft/s 38.2G 2,199ft 8.2s 7s
OK AeroTech H195 16.5oz 250ft/s 1,081ft/s 54.4G 2,259ft 8.1s 7s
OK Cesaroni H54 17.0oz 150ft/s 568ft/s 20.4G 2,262ft 9.4s 6s
OK AeroTech G11 15.0oz 79ft/s 209ft/s 6.2G 2,839ft 18.1s 4s
OK AeroTech G12 15.1oz 81ft/s 216ft/s 7.0G 2,863ft 17.5s 4s
warningsD Estes F26 13.2oz 7:1 thrust/weight ratio (no data)
warningsD Estes G80 14.1oz 20:1 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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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 G8 speed at end of launch guide too slow (42ft/s)

G These simulations were run with a launch guide length of 20ft (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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