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The change is meant to set it apart from technology that still requires a driver be at the ready to take over from autopilot settings.Waymo will no longer say ‘self-driving’ in apparent shade to Tesla|Rachel Lerman|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
As an oversight body, they contend, the Board of Supervisors runs on autopilot, and in recent days they’ve offered their visions of what a more progressive county would look like.Dems Want Control of the County – Here’s What They Say They’d Do With it|Jesse Marx|October 7, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The autopilot would be used throughout a normal flight because the 777, like all large airliners, is difficult to fly manually.MH370 Debris Is Lost Forever, Can the Plane Be Found Without It?|Clive Irving|September 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Frequent attempts to contact the Boeing 737 failed as it flew on under the control of the autopilot.
Australian investigators say they believe the doomed Boeing 777 flew on autopilot and that the crew was incapacitated.
Consequently they had given false readings which, in turn, had caused the autopilot system to shut down.
From infrastructure improvements to entitlement spending, government is on autopilot, according to author Philip K. Howard.Our Mindless Government Is Heading for a Spending Disaster|Nick Gillespie|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The autopilot functioned perfectly, however, and Logan trusted it to the point of insouciance.Tight Squeeze|Dean Charles Ing
Jason hauled the control wheel into a tight turn and the autopilot gentled it to a soft curve.
The autopilot could not be shut off, it rode along with the manual controls, tempering foolish piloting.
He leaped to the controls, switched off the autopilot, and broke out of orbit, going back for a return look.Starman's Quest|Robert Silverberg
The autopilot requested, and received, clearance to land at its preassigned base.Pushbutton War|Joseph P. Martino