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.
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.
In the summer of 2014, I took a one hour photographic tour flight over central and western Northumberland. It was a perfect clear day and it was wonderful to see Hadrian’s wall, Chollerford, and the villages of the South Tyne as far as Haltwhistle. It was a truly wow experience, enhanced by a great … Read more
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
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!
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
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
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!
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.
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
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.