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Old 30th Nov 2017, 18:05
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Originally Posted by Ian W View Post
The human on the loop systems in most of the modern aircraft are effectively autonomous aircraft with a pilot on standby watching in theory ready to pick up the bag of bolts if something goes wrong.
I wouldn't quite describe them as such. Pilots make a large amount of decisions and inputs even if they are using the autopilot.
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