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.
An experience I have longed for for some time now and well worth the wait; although I shouldn’t have waited so long!! Simon took me up in a flex-wing on an extended flight to test his new GoPro camera; taking in all the castles from Warkworth up the coast to Holy Island and back via Alnwick. From cl… 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
Very Professional – thanks Lawrence much appreciated
Great flight with lawrence, wish id booked a longer flight. I will be back.. Lawrence was excellent
I had a microlight flight this Summer. It was an amazing experience. We flew up to Dunstanburgh castle and then down the coast swooping low over the heads of my family walking on the beach at Hauxley. Highly recommended. Thank you.
Just a quick email to say Thank You!! Last week, for me, was simply brilliant! It has been on the bucket list for a very long time to learn to fly. I’ve still got the grin on my face that started on 10 March 14. Pass on my regards to all at the club. There is a fantastic atmosphere there an… 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
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!
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
Fantastic flight in a flex wing microlight up the coast with Simon today – amazing views and very smooth take off and landing – definitely an experience of a lifetime.