Originally Posted by BigWrecKs
Are pilots relying too much on automation now?
Welcome to the world of "push button pilots". Hand flying is becoming a dying breed, believe it or not. Instruments that were designed for landings in unfavorable weather conditions are now used as the staple for flight, even in clear blue and twenty-two. Lets not get started on autopilot. That's a battle that will not be won with fuel economy at stake.