First up is the spaceship Star Bird.
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This was one of the few spaceship toys that came out after Star Wars that really stood out to me even as someone barely into double digits. So much so that a few years ago I got way too excited and jumped at an online auction for two of them along with an original TIE Fighter that looked like it was recovered from Yavin IV after the Death Star battle. I was more than a little disappointed when I received them because even between the two of them you couldn't put together a complete ship. That and they were nasty dirty! But I did turn them around on eBay for a small profit.
Anyway, this is supposed to be all Christmas and childhood....This thing was pretty cool! In addition to the ascending/descending engine sounds and light up "laser cannons" it had multiple ways to play with it thanks to two detachable main body pieces: the cockpit and the main engine.
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On top of that, those gray things sticking up off the wings are interceptor fighters that can slide right off the wing to engage an enemy. And there's a laser turret/escape pod. It's that round area in the back of the ship. Although, if I were putting an escape pod in a ship, I'd probably put it closer to the crew area!
There were two more ships and a command base in the Star Bird line (nothing I ever saw) which you can read about here.
Star Bird has quite a few detachable and easy to lose pieces which can make it difficult to find a complete one nowadays.