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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 quality aircraft or take a trial flight with us and experience Northumberland from the air.

Try one of our Gift Vouchers from £70 or your Pilot's Licence from only £3563!

Purple Aviation – flying lessons from a school near Newcastle

What makes us different

  • Fleet of modern, high quality microlights
  • Friendly and professional approach to flying lessons
  • Cost – affordable rates
  • Location- based at Eshott airfield 30 mins from Newcastle

What our customers think

We love to here what our customers have to say.

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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

Revd Tom Quenet, Methodist Minister, Haltwhistle.

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Doors off flying in C42 to get photos over Tynemouth
Derrick Rickard passes GST!!!!
Allan Lindsay just past GFT. He is the 100 student to qualify at Purple Aviation. Photo to follow
View from control tower office over the airfield. Looking good

Finding Smooth Flight

Finding Smooth Flight

1 month ago

Written by: Callum Jennings

Purple Aviation Welcomes New Instructor

Purple Aviation Welcomes New Instructor

1 year ago

Written by: Callum Jennings

Fixed-Wing or Flexwing?

Fixed-Wing or Flexwing?

1 year ago

Written by: Callum Jennings