automatic approach and landing

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automatic approach and landing

A control mode in which the aircraft's speed and flight path are automatically controlled for approach, flare-out, and landing. See also ground-controlled approach procedure.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The crew elected to conduct a practice autoland approach during a scheduled airline flight in order to recertify the airplane for category 3 (CAT III) autoland procedures.
It is now classed as operating to "category three" in both directions of the main runway, which is the highest category available and allows for "autoland approaches".
Comparison of pilots' situational awareness while monitoring autoland approaches using conventional and advanced flight display formats (Tech.