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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Darting, collaring and tracking in Tanzania

At 20,000km2, Tanzania’s Ruaha and Usangu ecosystem is one of the largest protected natural areas in Africa, crucial for the long term survival for a multitude...

Nov 16, 2018

Behind the scenes

Photoshoot for the Airbus 2019 calendar. Shots taken in the hangar with our new H130 helicopter, and our team of engineers and mechanics - these are the people...

Nov 5, 2018

School kids get rewarded!

60 pupils from St Christopher's Primary School in Nanyuki were rewarded for their academic achievements and efforts during the year, with a flight!Big smiles...

Nov 1, 2018