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Lake Sawyer Hawks Radio Control Flyers Club

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How to Join  (11-3-17)


We invite you to become a member of our club and become involved in this exciting, challenging, and satisfying hobby.

The club requires you to first become a current member of the Academy of Model Aeronautics before you can join the Lake Sawyer Hawks. Your AMA membership will be confirmed by AMA, so it's not necessary to send a card image with your membership application.  Membership runs from Jan 1 to December 31.

Lake Sawyer Hawks (LSH) Membership Age and Fee Categories

Membership Type


Annual Fee





Must have AMA and LSH membership

Spouse (Flying)



Must have Adult AMA & LSH membership application form

Free Youth



Must have Free AMA & LSH membership application form

Park Pilot



Not applicable for our flying field




Non-voting, but welcome to attend all events, LSH membership application form required




Must have current AMA membership and be supervised as needed by LSH Adult member, LSH membership application form required

 Membership Application

All flying members must have AMA membership, and pending final law, FAA / UAS registration, and sign a copy of the Membership Application each year. Typing your legal name into the signature box on this webpage form is the equivalent of signing the printed form. The preferred method to renew or join the Hawks is to pay your fee via PayPal at this address: using "Send money to friends and family" to avoid the Hawks paying a service charge. If your PayPal account is not your legal name please add your legal name in the "Add a note" field of your PayPal payment so we can properly record the payment.

Please fill out completely and sign the website Membership Application form Each year. Use Windows "Print to PDF" or Mac OS X "Save to PDF" (instructions below). If you do not have PayPal, you may mail a check payable to Lake Sawyer Hawks to Gabe Hanzeli at 31735 224th PL SE, Black Diamond, WA 98010. No cash payments will be accepted by mail or at the meetings.

If you do not have a PayPal account, create a PayPal account at In PayPal link your bank account and load the account from your bank account with enough money to pay your fees. It usually takes 3 to 5 days for your PalPal account to load. Then in PayPal pay the fee to using "Send money to friends and family" to avoid the Hawks paying a service charge.

Note: Only AMA membership and FAA / UAS number along with owners name and contact information, and agreeing to sign the attendance list and follow the Float Site Rules are required to fly at the Float Fly site (Ferdinand Boat Launch) on Lake Washington.

Please sign in at both of our flying sites to provide usage data that supports our use agreements with King County and the Seattle Park Departments. This information is only provided to our site providers or to law enforcement on request. Lake Sawyer Hawks will not provide membership information to any other persons or organizations unless requested in writing by a member requesting release of their data.

You are welcomed and encouraged to attend our meetings or visit our flying sites to see what we are all about before joining. Starting January 2018, our meetings are held at Marlow Anderson R/C Airfield on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 1:00pm in January, April, July, August, September (club picnic), October (election of officers), and November (Holiday Party). In case of severe weather, please check the website or contact a club officer.


Looking forward to seeing you at one of our flying sites!




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