Autoland systems

Date:         23 Mar 2001 17:40:07 
From:         "Mark Newman" <markc47@mr.net>
Organization: Onvoy
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Hello,

I've read that the avionics on modern airliners can handle almost the entire
flight by themselves, including landing. Is this really true, or are there
limits to what these systems can handle, such as high-crosswind landings?

Thanks,

Mark