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Thursday, June 17, 2021

Autopilot

System to maintain vehicle trajectory in lieu of direct operator command


Autopilot
Autopilot

An autopilot is a system used to control the trajectory of an aircraft, marine craft or spacecraft without requiring constant manual control by a human operator. Autopilots do not replace human operators. Instead, the autopilot assists the operator's control of the vehicle, allowing the operator to focus on broader aspects of operations.

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