Meet the Team

The North East Flying Club core team are listed below. We use the services of other pilots where required. We have a 100% safety record and are dedicated to making your training an enjoyable experience.

Lawrence Bell - Managing Director, Flight Instructor and Examiner

Lawrence is an experienced pilot with approximately 3,000 hours on various types of aircraft. He has been flying for ten years and having worked for various other organisations over the years, he then formed NEFC with the aim of bringing quality flight training to the North East at affordable prices.


Lawrence is the Chief Flying Instructor and is also an Examiner.

Paul Eden - Flying Instructor

Paul joined us in 2020 with over 3,000 hours of experience on numerous aircraft types. Paul is passionate about flying and his enthusiasm is infectious. In his spare time, he enjoys flying his own aircraft and playing jazz guitar.

Chris Denham - Support, Pilot

Chris is a qualified pilot who has ambitions to become a flying instructor with NEFC. He joined the team with the aim of supporting us with maintenance and general tasks whilst building his flight hours and experience. He is a talented pilot and an asset to the club.  



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North East Flying Club

Shotton Airfield

Shotton Colliery



North East Flying Club Ltd. Registered in England and Wales company no.11101319.

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