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.
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
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.
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
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
I had a 90 minute flight with Storm, just having a look around Northumberland and taking some photos. Fantastic experience – and a great egg banjo sandwich at the end! Thank you.
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
We had an hours flight each.Lynda with Lawrence and my hubby Norm was with Storm. We had a fantastic day the views were brilliant over the Northumberland coastline. We could see everything so clearly , Bamburgh, Dunstanburgh and Alnwick castles, the beautiful coast was fantastic!
It was an adventuro… Read more
Currently learning to fly a flexi-wing with Gordon and just completed my first solo circuit today (Thanks Gordon).
Excellent training at Eshott in a friendly and easy going environment, great club with lots of support and advice from everyone. Cheers!
Awesome First Flight. Thank you Storm Smith
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.