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Welcome to Purple Aviation

The best school for microlight training in Northumberland. Train for your Microlight National Private Pilot's Licence (NPPL) with us in our fleet of modern, high qaulity aircraft or take a trial flight with us and experience the Northumberland from the air.

Try on of our Gift Vouchers from £70 or your Pilot's Licence from only £3499!

Purple Aviation – flying lessons from a school near Newcastle

What make us different

  • Fleet of modern, high qaulity microlights
  • friendly an professional approach to flying lesson
  • Cost – we have cheap rates
  • Location- Based at Eshott airfield….
  • Transport- reacheable by car from Newcastle.

What our customer think

We love to here what our customer have to say.


I took a 1/2 hour trial flight in a flexiwing and the experience was sensational! We flew round the castles in the area and did a low level swoop along the beach at 40 feet, which really gave the sensation of speed, in fact it was that good I am considering taking a break from retirement and going b… Read more

Martin Baines



Taking Joe Oxley on his 90th birthday father of @mickoxley
Eddie McCallam’s Trans Atlantic talk about to start @eshottairfield #microlight #BMAA. Live stream available
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