But the big issue is that George Jetson made it look easy. If you didn't realize it, flying is actually incredibly complicated.
Add the need for wings and an additional powertrain, and a flying car becomes an even tougher proposition. And no matter what was said in Back to the Future, a flying car would still very much need roads.
However, Boston-based Terrafugia believes they have made the best compromise they can with the Transition, a street-legal flying car.
Yes, you read that right: You may soon be seeing a plane next to you on the road.