The allure of being able to escape traffic gridlock in flying cars has fascinated humans since the idea was popularised in the 1960s television cartoon The Jetsons.

Now the idea has come closer to reality with the Pal-V Liberty flying car being approved for road use in Europe. Though there are numerous flying-car prototypes in development, the Dutch-developed Liberty is the first one allowed on the streets with a licence plate after passing stringent European tests...

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