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.
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.
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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
My wife bought me an adventure flight experience and I had a thoroughly enjoyable 90 minute flight up the coast and around the Borders. Thoroughly professional outfit, the aircraft was briliant, Lawrence was a great instructor and I’m absolutely hooked. Wish I’d done this thirty years ago.… 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.
All three of us :Stan, Mel and Jed went up (individually) in the microlight with Gordon this weekend. We had a fab time.Gordon is enthusiastic and competent and inspired us with confidence to pursue a long term ambition to rekindle the flying bug! Look forward to returning soon…
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
Well you are never to old they say to do something new and I agree the family clubbed together to buy me a pleasure flight to celebrate my 80th birthday, The flight was marvellous but to take the controls for 10 minutes or so was the real icing on the cake.
Many thanks Lawrence and Purple aviation l… 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
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
I had a great trial flight with Lawrence and will be going for my licence in 2014.