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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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

Words of a Trainee pilot

Good to get feedback from the inside - Tim Mwangi spent some time with us as trainee, and got a true insight into the life of a Tropic Air pilot!"It was such...

Sep 14, 2018

Camping WILD in Laikipia

A night of heli fly camping on the top of Lekuruki Hill in far northern Laikipia- overlooking the Sieku Valley. Sleeping under the stars with friends, and a...

Sep 4, 2018