A turbine airfoil seal system of a turbine engine having a seal base with a plurality of seal strips extending therefrom for sealing gaps between rotational airfoils and adjacent stationary components. The seal strips may overlap each other and may be generally aligned with each other. The seal strips may flex during operation to further reduce the gap between the rotational airfoils and adjacent stationary components.
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH
Development of this invention was supported in part by the United States Department of Energy, Contract No. DE-FC26-05NT42644. Accordingly, the United States Government may have certain rights in this invention.