Let's take a closer look
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. Troubleshooting
If in doubt, turn it off
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