Definition of autopilot in English:


Syllabification: au·to·pi·lot
Pronunciation: /ˈôtōˌpīlət


  • short for automatic pilot.
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    • 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.

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