Eli5: Why do pilots change altitude and speed manually even though the autopilot is on?

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Eli5: Why do pilots change altitude and speed manually even though the autopilot is on?

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They don’t?  Even the basic autopilot in small general aviation aircraft have modes that will execute altitude changes and this functionality is used all the time…

Your question is based on a false assumption.

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