What make 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 customer think
We love to here what our customer have to say.
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…
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
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
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
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
Awesome First Flight. Thank you Storm Smith
Very Professional – thanks Lawrence much appreciated
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
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