Labor-saving Devices: Automatic flight control

Labor Saving Devices By Jim Sparks

Labor-saving devices

Let's take a closer look

Auto flight control panel heading cue syncro input to glight director autopilot servo Top: Honeywell Primus auto flight control panel.

Middle: HSI, note orange reference at 290-degree position. This is heading cue syncro input to flight director.

Bottom: Aileron autopilot servo from Falcon 50.

If in doubt, turn it off

Repairing auto flight systems