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, providing private charter flights, heli safaris and much more .. including aerial filming support, wildlife conservation, casevac and special tasks in remote and inaccessible locations. We operate fixed wing Cessna aircraft and Squirrel AS 350 B3’s.

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Helicopter Adventure in the Congo, East Africa

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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Bone dry for most of the year – and then this!

Massive rains in northern Kenya and the landscape is completely transformed! Typically bone dry and desolate, the Baragoi River is gushing and the Suguta Valley...

Oct 23, 2017

Close to the limits!

Four days of planning and coordination ended in ‘one of the most dramatic recovery missions in Kenya’s history’. Under the outstanding leadership of Simon...

Oct 3, 2017

How is this spot for a picnic breakfast!

Touching down on 'Naitodo' - a rock kopje in the heart of Samburu, for a picnic breakfast.  Naitodo means 'needle' in Samburu, which is a perfect way to describe...

Sep 19, 2017