Examples of autopilot in a Sentence
an airplane equipped with an autopilot
The plane was flying on autopilot.
Recent Examples of autopilot from the Web
Already, aircraft regulators are concerned that human pilots are forgetting how to fly on their own and may have trouble taking over from an autopilot in an emergency.
Oh's Eve is an American living in London whose life is unfolding distressingly on autopilot.
Self-driving cars, or cars with sophisticated autopilot capabilities, have caused two deaths in the last decade, the earliest phase of their commercial development — one in 2016, and one earlier this month.
Although there has been at least one death attributed to Tesla’s autopilot feature, the tragic death of 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg is considered to be the first time an autonomous vehicle has killed a person who was not a passenger in that vehicle.
There's just one problem with wearing the hue over and over and that's that guys tend to go on autopilot when getting dressed.
While some of our friends in Washington worry about rinky-dink outlays such as foreign aid, the biggest chunks of federal spending remain on autopilot.
But there's a lot of dangers as well -- autopilot being one of them, doing the same old same old.
The Tesla autopilot is a Level 2 system, with Level 5 as the standard for a fully autonomous car.
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AUTOPILOT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of autopilot for English Language Learners
: a device that steers a ship, aircraft, or spacecraft in place of a person
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