Garmin's latest product can land a plane by itself in an emergency

Garmin's latest product can land a plane by itself in an emergency

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Garmin Ltd. unveiled the first certified automatic landing system that will control and land a plane without human intervention in the event of an emergency. The pilot or passengers can manually activate Autoland by pressing a button in the cockpit. Once activated, the system calculates a flight plan to the nearest and most suitable airport, initiates an approach to the runway and automatically lands the aircraft. Engine shutdown also is automated. Autoland also can automatically activate if…

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