Reply to post: Re: Hmm - Autopilot

'Autopilot' Tesla crashed into our parked patrol car, say SoCal cops

Duncan Macdonald Silver badge

Re: Hmm - Autopilot

The Tesla Autopilot seems to be about the same stage in car autopilots as the WW2 autopilots (eg the Sperry A-5 autopilot) were in aviation autopilots.

(The Sperry A-5 could fly a plane on a straight and level path - a modern autopilot can be set to do an entire flight from takeoff to landing - even some of the better consumer drones can now do this.)

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