(section: 3 / paragraph: b / line: 1)
Yes, as long as the tape is easily removable and does not impact other subsequent teams' testing.
Yes, as long as the holes are filled with a fastener used to attach a blade. No holes or slots may be used for the purpose of reducing the mass of the CD.
(section: 3 / paragraph: b / line: 2)
No, this would not be a modification of the CD. Light sanding to create a rough surface for gluing purposes only where the blade is mounted is fine. Sanding the whole CD is not allowed. The local event supervisor will determine if a modification has been made to the CD.
(section: 3 / paragraph: f / line: 1-2)
The limitation is only for the side of the CD that is facing the motor/generator.
(section: 4 / paragraph: f / line: 2)
It will be measured just prior to the measurement period starting. The measurement period will not begin if it is closer than 5cm. There is no other penalty.
(section: 4 / paragraph: G / line: 2)
Yes, see 4.f. They may push the blades by hand to initially get them spinning but they may not touch the blade assembly during the measurement period.
and initially get them spinning.
(section: 4 / paragraph: l / sub-paragraph: ii / line: 1)
Anything related to power generators in general is a valid question, which could include aspects of the power plants.
(section: 4.f. / line: 5)