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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What’s new

In the hangar!

We are very lucky to have such a fantastic team of engineers and mechanics looking after our fleet, undertaking everything from complete aircraft re-builds to...

Aug 17, 2018

Baby Elephant on Board

Tropic Air supported the rescue of a six month old baby elephant from a remote part of Samburu in Northern Kenya.  She was abandoned by her herd having fallen...

Aug 6, 2018

Karoli Springs in the Kaisut Desert – home to the Rendille people of Kenya

Spending time with the beautiful people of the Kaisut Desert of Northern Kenya.  Semi nomadic, with livestock being central to their traditions, the Rendille...

Jul 25, 2018