Top 10 Flying Car Attempts in History

A look at the various attempts to achieve one of humanity’s dreams

Conceived in 1917, the Curtiss Autoplane was humanity’s first glance at the flying car. This contraption was the result of aviation engineer Glenn Curtiss slapping the wings from one of his triplanes (Curtiss Model L) onto a Ford Model T. Unfortunately, the thing never flew more than a few short hops before being discontinued after World War I began.