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.
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 S… Read more
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.
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.
What a fantastic experience. Got a one hour flight as a present for my 50th Birthday. Had the most amazing time flying over the beautiful coast and castles of Northumberland, with Storm the pilot who was a really nice friendly guy. Flying in a small plane is so much nicer than a large one as you fee… Read more
Awesome First Flight. Thank you Storm Smith
Had a flight this morning with Paul. What a fantastic experience would highly recommend it. That staff there are great
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
Just to thank you and Gordon on behalf of my wife Judith.
Gordon took Judith on a microlight flight yesterday. Gordon’s enthusiasm and experience put Judith at ease and she thoroughly enjoyed the trip up the Northumberland coast. Here a a couple of images that I took yesterday.
Please thank Gordon a… Read more
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
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