How Flying Cars Will Work

By: Kevin Bonsor  | 
You're bound to turn some heads in a Moller M400. See more concept car pictures.
Photo courtesy Moller International

Sitting amidst a sea of cars in bumper-to-bumper traffic on an endless expressway, have you ever daydreamed about your car taking off and flying over the road? Imagine if you could just flip a switch and unshackle yourself from the asphalt!

Traffic jams are the bane of any commuter. Many of us spend an hour or so stuck in traffic every week. One solution is to create a new type of transportation that doesn't rely on roads — one that could one day make traffic jams a relic of the past. To do this, we must look to the sky.


You've probably heard promises about flying cars before, and the technology to make them safe and easy to fly may finally be here. In this article, we will take a look back at some of the attempts to build a flying car, and examine some of the flying vehicles that you may someday be able to park in your garage!