"even on current kit, full auto-landing is only used in conditions of zero visibility"
Back when BA used Tridents and the like on the Heathrow/Aldergrove shuttle one of the captains could be fairly chatty over the PA. On one flight there was a party of school kids on board who had been given a tour of the cockpit before take-off. Immediately after landing in poor visibility is voice came over the PA, more or less continuing the earlier tour commentary "And you've just had an automated landing too".
BTW I always preferred travelling in the rear-engined planes, 1-11s rather than Tridents. They were so much quieter.