Main definitions of autoland in English

: autoland1autoland2

autoland1

noun

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

Origin

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

Pronunciation

autoland

/ˈɔːtə(ʊ)land/

Main definitions of autoland in English

: autoland1autoland2

autoland2

verb

Astronautics Aviation
  • with object And without object. To land automatically or using an autoland system.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

autoland

/ˈɔːtə(ʊ)land/