From Inside Mighty Machines – The last giant SRN4 Hovercraft – a futuristic new mode of transportation, part plane, part boat, and part helicopter – was decommissioned in late 2016.

Watch as a salvage team prepares to take one apart to sell whatever they can for recycling, former NASA engineer Chad Zdenek examines the engineering genius involved in making the hovercraft a giant of its time.

Inside Mighty Machines, Hovercraft episode: