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 minutes north of Newcastle
What our customers think
We love to hear what our customers have to say.
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 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.
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
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 brilliant, Terry was a great instructor and I’m absolutely hooked. Wish I’d done this thirty years ago.
Thank you so much Storm for taking Alex Hyland up today he absolutely loved it.
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 Paul 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 adventurous but… Read more
Experienced one of your hour coastal flights today with Simon . Wonderful first experience in a Flexwing (Quantum 912), so lovely to see our beautiful coastline from aloft and back via Alnwick .
Can ‘ highly ‘ recommend and I’m thinking it will not be my last .
Many thanks to Purple Aviation , … Read more
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…