Main meanings of autoland in English

: autoland1autoland2

autoland1

Pronunciation /ˈɔːtə(ʊ)land/

noun

Aeronautics
  • Automated landing of an aircraft or spacecraft; a system that facilitates this.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Flight International. From auto- + land.

Main meanings of autoland in English

: autoland1autoland2

autoland2

Pronunciation /ˈɔːtə(ʊ)land/

verb

Aeronautics
  • To land automatically or using an autoland system.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Jetage Airlanes. From auto- + land, after autoland.