A flying car — it’s an iconic image of the future. But after 100 years of flight and automotive engineering, no one has really cracked the problem. Pilot Anna Mracek Dietrich and her team flipped the question, asking: Why not build a plane that you can drive? (Recorded at TEDGlobal 2011, July 2011, in Edinburgh, Scotland. Duration: 9:39.)
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