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The curious case of a Tesla smash, Autopilot blamed, and the driver's next-day U-turn

Kevin Johnston

If I remember correctly there has been more than one airport ban the Auto-land function of the autopilot system because it is just too damn good and had everything landing on the same 10 foot stretch of tarmac causing it to break up.

All these systems are well thought out but need assistance in the boundary areas which for aircraft is Air to Ground/Water/Mountains (plus some oddities like other aircraft). For cars it is more complicated as you don't get to maintain speed/direction for very long before some interaction is required.

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