Definition of autopilot in English:
Short for automatic pilot.
- The autopilot can fly an airplane once in the air and land it, but it cannot be used during takeoff.
- The autopilot helps fly the airplane while the pilots run the appropriate checklists.
- Autopilots land planes better than pilots do - autopilots have landed planes with only one wing.
Definition of autopilot in:
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