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.
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!
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
Awesome First Flight. Thank you Storm Smith
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
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
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!
I have more than 2200 hours on light aircraft (and a fair number of years on the clock as well!) but wanted to convert on to 3 axis microlight. Teaching old dogs new tricks is not easy but Storm patiently took me through the conversion process and opened up a whole new world of flying for me. Purple… 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
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