Guide blades

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Alternative term: Fixed blades

Deflecting plates fitted in air passages of an air turbine to ensure a steady flow of air with minimum losses, and also to direct the air at the correct inlet angle to the rotating blades.

Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM