What makes us different
- Fleet of modern, high quality light aircraft
- Friendly and professional approach to flying lessons
- Cost- We have the cheapest training rates in the North East
- Location- Based at Eshott airfield with minimum Air Traffic delays and no landing fees.
- Transport- easily reacheable by car and bus from Newcastle.
What our customers think
We love to here what our customer have to say.
Thanks very much Purple Aviation I’ve had a lovely afternoon in a flexi-wing flying up the Northumberland coast and across the Border to Eyemouth, stunning views all the way. Gordon was great and happily flew over all my family and friends waiting for us up there.
Thanks again. Brilliant!
Awesome First Flight. Thank you Storm Smith
Many thanks to you and Mick for an unforgettable day. Christian was absolutely made up with his flight experience. Personally it was very much a highlight in two ways. Naturally the opportunity to go up in the sky simply outstanding Flight ,its a pleasure to be in Micks company, and to learn that th… Read more
Very Professional – thanks Lawrence much appreciated
Storm took me for a spin around Northumberland in May and now i have the bug to fly again. A very enjoyable experience. Will be back in Oct and hopefully take some lessons.
Cracking airfield with two asphalt runways. And the bonus is that Storm makes you very welcome.. My Rockwell Commander 114 fitted-in perfectly. Has all the facilities you’ll need including avgas and the cleanest of toilets!. Don’t go to Newcastle, go to Eshott instead. many thanks for the welcome. R… Read more
Just to thank you and Gordon on behalf of my wife Judith.
Gordon took Judith on a microlight flight yesterday. Gordon’s enthusiasm and experience put Judith at ease and she thoroughly enjoyed the trip up the Northumberland coast. Here a a couple of images that I took yesterday.
Please thank Gordon a… Read more
I have just completed a 60 minute i flight of the beautiful Northumberland coast with Storm. Very impressed by his relaxed, friendly manner and high level of expertise throughout. Having the opportunity to take the controls was terrific and I could not stop smiling on the way back home! The experien… Read more
When I decided I wanted to learn to fly, I spent ages researching all the options available. I came across Purple Aviation, took my first lesson and was immediately impressed. They have modern, well maintained aircraft and all my dealings with them have been first class.
I was lucky enough to have L… Read more
Having received a surprise voucher from my sister for my 50th birthday, I was extremely nervous and it took the reassurance from Storm plus a preliminary visit to the airfield to convince me to trust the aircraft with the built in parachute!
When I finally found the courage to fly, Lawrence couldn’t… Read more