A review is made of a number of flying automobiles that have been built and flown including two that were granted Approved Type Certificates by the CAA (now FAA). Also reviewed are conceptual or visionary designs by a number of innovators. The author, although critical of certain designs, encourages creativity and continued exploration of new flying automobile concepts.
It is possible that high technology advances may lead to a flying automobile that will satisfactorily combine the comfort and convenience of the automobile with the high cruise speed and efficiency of the airplane. Dreamers are urged to dream on, and on, into the 21st Century.