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Motor Guide Results

Here is your handy guide to the motors that might work with your rocket. We found 95 motors that fit and appear to have enough thrust (678 motors didn't fit, 18 motors failed safety checks). 111 motor had thrust curves available and 220 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:   Vulcanite
Owner: Chris Smith
Body Diameter: 2.26in
Dry Weight: 30.0oz
MMT Diameter: 29.0mm
MMT Length: 20.00in
CD: 0.60

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 F62 33.8oz 60ft/s 153ft/s 5.8G 410ft 5.4s 4s
OK AeroTech F20 32.8oz 48ft/s 131ft/s 4.3G 437ft 5.9s 3s
OK AeroTech F42 32.7oz 61ft/s 154ft/s 6.6G 455ft 5.7s 4s
OK Cesaroni F59 33.5oz 63ft/s 167ft/s 6.6G 463ft 5.7s 5s
OK Cesaroni F120 33.7oz 92ft/s 178ft/s 14.4G 463ft 5.5s 5s
OK AeroTech F25 33.2oz 55ft/s 167ft/s 5.2G 640ft 7.0s 4s
OK AeroTech F50 33.0oz 66ft/s 198ft/s 6.9G 657ft 6.7s 5s
OK AeroTech F52 34.3oz 66ft/s 199ft/s 7.3G 683ft 6.9s 5s
OK AeroTech F40 34.5oz 59ft/s 195ft/s 6.1G 737ft 7.3s 5s
warningsW Estes F50 32.9oz 68ft/s 221ft/s 7.6G 796ft 7.3s 6s
OK AeroTech G54 34.8oz 67ft/s 219ft/s 7.4G 798ft 7.4s 6s
OK AeroTech G38 34.4oz 50ft/s 206ft/s 4.5G 858ft 8.1s 5s
OK Cesaroni G88 35.4oz 72ft/s 246ft/s 10.8G 859ft 7.5s 6s
OK AeroTech G104 34.8oz 85ft/s 252ft/s 11.6G 899ft 7.5s 7s
OK AeroTech G74 33.1oz 72ft/s 260ft/s 9.0G 945ft 7.9s 7s
OK AeroTech G53 35.1oz 69ft/s 240ft/s 7.8G 967ft 8.1s 6s
OK Cesaroni G80 35.1oz 70ft/s 274ft/s 9.1G 1,033ft 8.2s 7s
warningsW Estes G40 34.3oz 62ft/s 253ft/s 6.7G 1,107ft 8.7s 6s
OK AeroTech G40 34.3oz 62ft/s 253ft/s 6.7G 1,107ft 8.7s 6s
OK AeroTech G77 35.8oz 66ft/s 286ft/s 8.4G 1,128ft 8.6s 7s
OK AeroTech G77 34.3oz 71ft/s 301ft/s 9.5G 1,195ft 8.7s 7s
OK AeroTech G79 35.5oz 74ft/s 300ft/s 9.1G 1,232ft 8.9s 7s
OK Cesaroni G68 35.5oz 65ft/s 293ft/s 8.3G 1,232ft 9.0s 7s
OK Cesaroni G83 35.1oz 75ft/s 304ft/s 9.3G 1,243ft 8.9s 8s
OK Cesaroni G57 35.1oz 69ft/s 284ft/s 8.0G 1,244ft 9.1s 7s
OK AeroTech G79 34.4oz 64ft/s 298ft/s 7.6G 1,251ft 9.1s 7s
OK Cesaroni G250 35.0oz 127ft/s 352ft/s 29.0G 1,341ft 8.8s 8s
OK AeroTech G76 35.2oz 90ft/s 308ft/s 14.4G 1,381ft 9.2s 7s
OK AeroTech G64 35.3oz 78ft/s 305ft/s 10.0G 1,418ft 9.4s 7s
OK Cesaroni G126 35.1oz 91ft/s 348ft/s 15.3G 1,419ft 9.1s 8s
OK AeroTech G75 34.6oz 72ft/s 332ft/s 9.5G 1,478ft 9.6s 8s
OK Cesaroni G131 37.1oz 88ft/s 361ft/s 14.1G 1,503ft 9.4s 8s
OK AeroTech G78 34.4oz 73ft/s 346ft/s 9.7G 1,530ft 9.7s 8s
OK AeroTech G125 34.4oz 89ft/s 385ft/s 15.2G 1,608ft 9.7s 9s
OK AeroTech G80 34.5oz 78ft/s 361ft/s 9.9G 1,646ft 9.9s 8s
OK Cesaroni G106 36.6oz 75ft/s 389ft/s 11.9G 1,712ft 10.1s 9s
OK KBA G82 38.1oz 66ft/s 369ft/s 8.7G 1,727ft 10.4s 8s
OK KBA G135 38.0oz 82ft/s 407ft/s 14.2G 1,771ft 10.2s 9s
OK AeroTech G75 38.2oz 62ft/s 375ft/s 6.6G 1,842ft 10.8s 8s
OK Cesaroni G54 36.8oz 80ft/s 363ft/s 10.8G 2,053ft 11.3s 8s
OK Cesaroni G125 36.9oz 91ft/s 449ft/s 14.8G 2,061ft 10.8s 10s
OK Cesaroni G118 36.6oz 85ft/s 447ft/s 14.3G 2,066ft 10.9s 10s
OK AeroTech H165 37.1oz 104ft/s 464ft/s 17.7G 2,080ft 10.7s 10s
OK RATT H70 42.4oz 80ft/s 384ft/s 10.6G 2,096ft 11.3s 9s
OK Cesaroni H175 38.7oz 103ft/s 472ft/s 21.4G 2,107ft 10.8s 10s
OK Cesaroni H133 36.7oz 93ft/s 460ft/s 17.8G 2,129ft 10.9s 10s
OK Cesaroni H54 37.4oz 70ft/s 376ft/s 8.7G 2,152ft 11.7s 8s
OK Cesaroni H87 37.2oz 74ft/s 441ft/s 11.4G 2,183ft 11.4s 9s
OK Cesaroni H90 35.7oz 85ft/s 448ft/s 14.6G 2,188ft 11.2s 9s
OK Cesaroni H163 36.6oz 102ft/s 486ft/s 20.3G 2,196ft 11.0s 10s
OK Cesaroni H410 36.4oz 167ft/s 523ft/s 51.3G 2,209ft 10.7s 10s
OK AeroTech H128 37.3oz 99ft/s 482ft/s 16.7G 2,236ft 11.1s 10s
OK AeroTech G138 35.2oz 88ft/s 505ft/s 18.0G 2,253ft 11.1s 10s
OK Cesaroni H123 38.0oz 83ft/s 478ft/s 12.4G 2,268ft 11.3s 10s
OK AeroTech H238 36.9oz 116ft/s 505ft/s 22.5G 2,278ft 11.0s 10s
OK AeroTech H115 37.2oz 81ft/s 486ft/s 11.1G 2,336ft 11.4s 10s
OK Cesaroni H42 38.5oz 50ft/s 373ft/s 6.0G 2,343ft 12.8s 8s
OK AeroTech H97 39.8oz 73ft/s 469ft/s 9.1G 2,366ft 11.8s 10s
OK Cesaroni H118 38.2oz 89ft/s 493ft/s 15.0G 2,427ft 11.6s 10s
OK KBA H130 55.0oz 84ft/s 448ft/s 13.4G 2,506ft 12.2s 10s
OK Cesaroni H237 40.4oz 116ft/s 575ft/s 26.0G 2,631ft 11.7s 11s
OK AeroTech H220 38.8oz 122ft/s 578ft/s 27.4G 2,676ft 11.7s 11s
OK Cesaroni H151 38.4oz 103ft/s 558ft/s 18.1G 2,713ft 11.9s 11s
OK AeroTech H210 38.7oz 115ft/s 589ft/s 23.5G 2,735ft 11.9s 11s
OK Cesaroni H135 38.9oz 91ft/s 569ft/s 14.3G 2,840ft 12.3s 11s
OK Cesaroni H160 39.6oz 95ft/s 587ft/s 15.8G 2,845ft 12.2s 11s
OK Cesaroni H170 38.2oz 109ft/s 589ft/s 21.4G 2,852ft 12.1s 11s
OK AeroTech H182 37.3oz 100ft/s 621ft/s 17.8G 2,891ft 12.2s 11s
OK AeroTech H180 38.9oz 112ft/s 617ft/s 22.9G 2,952ft 12.2s 11s
OK AeroTech H250 39.0oz 132ft/s 647ft/s 28.9G 3,002ft 12.2s 11s
OK Cesaroni H53 40.1oz 62ft/s 465ft/s 7.4G 3,019ft 13.7s 9s
OK AeroTech H135 37.5oz 90ft/s 585ft/s 13.8G 3,062ft 12.7s 11s
OK KBA H225 41.1oz 99ft/s 648ft/s 23.2G 3,084ft 12.6s 11s
OK Cesaroni H295 42.1oz 129ft/s 680ft/s 31.6G 3,151ft 12.5s 12s
OK AeroTech H195 36.9oz 124ft/s 679ft/s 23.8G 3,157ft 12.4s 11s
OK Cesaroni H180 41.1oz 109ft/s 652ft/s 22.7G 3,262ft 12.8s 11s
OK Cesaroni H194 40.0oz 116ft/s 671ft/s 24.4G 3,290ft 12.7s 11s
OK Cesaroni H200 39.7oz 114ft/s 682ft/s 25.3G 3,356ft 12.8s 11s
OK Cesaroni H140 39.8oz 108ft/s 652ft/s 21.2G 3,465ft 13.2s 11s
OK Cesaroni H340 43.8oz 140ft/s 747ft/s 35.6G 3,481ft 12.9s 12s
OK Cesaroni H255 38.2oz 136ft/s 753ft/s 34.4G 3,519ft 12.8s 12s
OK Cesaroni H399 40.4oz 163ft/s 787ft/s 47.7G 3,555ft 12.9s 12s
OK Cesaroni H226 42.7oz 124ft/s 745ft/s 28.5G 3,748ft 13.3s 12s
OK Cesaroni H159 42.1oz 97ft/s 719ft/s 15.1G 3,748ft 13.7s 12s
OK AeroTech H268 42.6oz 127ft/s 779ft/s 27.0G 3,793ft 13.4s 12s
OK Cesaroni H233 41.6oz 126ft/s 781ft/s 28.5G 3,857ft 13.5s 12s
OK Cesaroni H160 41.3oz 120ft/s 721ft/s 26.6G 3,912ft 13.7s 12s
OK Cesaroni H255 41.2oz 133ft/s 810ft/s 35.1G 3,922ft 13.5s 12s
OK AeroTech I200 42.6oz 119ft/s 766ft/s 24.6G 3,976ft 13.7s 12s
OK Cesaroni I204 42.3oz 125ft/s 817ft/s 29.4G 4,206ft 13.9s 12s
OK AeroTech I205 41.1oz 117ft/s 837ft/s 30.9G 4,226ft 13.9s 12s
OK Cesaroni I243 44.1oz 133ft/s 880ft/s 34.6G 4,506ft 14.2s 13s
OK Cesaroni I224 43.1oz 138ft/s 872ft/s 35.2G 4,511ft 14.2s 13s
OK KBA J520 55.5oz 148ft/s 1,287ft/s 45.3G 6,347ft 16.1s 15s
warningsW,D Estes G80 34.4oz 8:1 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 Estes E16 speed at end of launch guide too slow (28ft/s)
failedG AeroTech E23 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/s)
failedG AeroTech E16 speed at end of launch guide too slow (35ft/s)
failedG AeroTech F23 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni F36 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG AeroTech F27 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/s)
failedG Estes F15 speed at end of launch guide too slow (25ft/s)
failedG AeroTech F37 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni F36 speed at end of launch guide too slow (47ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni F32 speed at end of launch guide too slow (42ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni F29 speed at end of launch guide too slow (40ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni F31 speed at end of launch guide too slow (43ft/s)
failed5 Estes F26 average thrust fails 5:1 thrust/weight ratio (3:1)
failedG AeroTech F26 speed at end of launch guide too slow (42ft/s)
failedG AeroTech F22 speed at end of launch guide too slow (37ft/s)
failedG Apogee F10 speed at end of launch guide too slow (29ft/s)
failedG AeroTech G25 speed at end of launch guide too slow (45ft/s)
failedG Cesaroni G33 speed at end of launch guide too slow (42ft/s)

G These simulations were run with a launch guide length of 10ft (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.)

5 The 5:1 thrust-to-weight ratio check is a useful rule of thumb, but it does break down for motors with unusual thrust curves. For example, motors with a high initial thrust and a long tail-off may fail this test but still be safe for use.

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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