Explore Africa

With 25 years flying low over this incredible continent we know it intimately. Following in the footsteps of aviation pioneers, yet flying even wider, deeper and more remotely, we offer a range of air services using a fleet of high performance aircraft, that provide extensive versatility and flexibility to meet a range of aviation needs.

Connecting Africa

Tropic Air is an air charter and helicopter company based in Kenya, providing private charter flights, heli safaris and much more .. including aerial filming support, wildlife conservation, casevac and providing special support in remote and inaccessible locations. We operate fixed wing Cessna aircraft and Squirrel AS 350 B3’s helicopters.

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Congo Helicopter Adventure

Our latest mini-movie showcasing a 5 day heli-safari in the heart of the Virunga mountain range trekking in search of Mountain Gorilla and exploring the active volcanoes of Mount Nyiragongo and Nyamuragira.

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Aerials of Mount Kenya

Most stunning pictures of Mount Kenya, taken by the Routes team - these guys are Kenyans working with Kenyans to create amazing film and photo content. They are...

Oct 9, 2018

Donations for the Mountain Rescue team

Head Mountain Rescue officer, George Ombuki and Simon Gitau, Assistant Director Mountain Conservation Area, receive 13 ruck-sacks for the mountain rescue team on...

Sep 27, 2018

Frozen summit of Mount Kilimanjaro

Top of AFRICA - flying at 19,700 feet in our B3 helicopter. How totally wonderful to see so much snow on the summit of Kilimanjaro.  Mount Kilimanjaro is...

Sep 20, 2018