fixed fin

fixed fin

[¦fikst ′fin]
(aerospace engineering)
A nonadjustable vane or airfoil affixed longitudinally to an aerodynamically or ballistically designed body for stabilizing purposes.
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The main tasks to be carried out are: 1) for task force a: - initial gas turbine status measurements prior to dismantling, - disassembly of the gas turbine, - control and replacement of parts of the gas turbine (movable and fixed fins, thermal protections, combustion chamber, etc.), - checking and replacing parts of the compressor (fins, spacing tiles, etc.) - reassembly of the gas turbine.