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hands-off

i. A flight with autopilot on in which the pilot need not touch the controls.
ii. An ideally trimmed aircraft, either without autopilot or with autopilot off, that maintains set flight conditions (i.e., flies by itself without further input by the pilot).
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PSC LoadGuider[TM] Push/Pull Pole - A robust fiberglass push/pull pole fitting with a nylon head to safely manoeuvre loads by keeping hands-off from a potential pinch and crush injury zone.
The new ProPILOT also enables hands-off driving while cruising in a given lane.
Designed for on-ramp to off-ramp (ramp-to-ramp) highway driving, the new system engages with the vehicle's navigation system to help maneuver the car according to a predefined route on designated roadways.1 For the first time, the system also enables hands-off driving while cruising in a single lane.2,3
One previous study that examined the differences in the quality of dispatcher-assisted chest compression between video coaching and audio coaching and the video coaching showed better results regarding the compression rate, the accuracy of the compression site, and the minimisation of the hands-off time [12].
Varo Money is a digital banking app for the millions of ambitious, responsible millennials who are hands-off with their money and want a bank that's going to work for them.
The variants were divided into four phases (de Jesus et al., 2013): (i) hands-off--the time between the starting signal and the instant the swimmers' hands left the handgrips; (ii) take-off--from the hands-off until the swimmers' feet left the wall; (iii) flight--from the take-off until the swimmers' fingertip water contacts; and (iv) entry--from the final instant of the flight until the swimmers' toe immersion.
The Hands-off concept showed a constant pattern of maximum radius variation of 1.4 mm, whereas the Handson concept had maximum radius variations of approximately 2.4 mm and 5 mm in the distal part and proximal part of the model, respectively.
The SuperCruise system is likely to be the first 'hands-off' driving function to be offered in the United States.
The Public Accounts Committee's chairman, Conservative MP Edward Leigh, said: "This committee finds it unacceptable that the department ignored the warning by the National Audit Office in 2004 to avoid a hands-off approach to overseeing the upgrades."
Notably, though, in some cases, aspects of the majority's hands-off approach have faced objections leveled by a number of Justices in concurring and dissenting opinions.
Rovers boss Hughes issued a hands-off warning to any potential bidders -after paying a glowing tribute to the striker by claiming he does not deserve his bad-boy image.