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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What’s new

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

Anti-Poaching Training in Laikipia

Training with the rapid response anti-poaching team on Ol Pejeta Conservancy.In preparation for wildlife related incidences and insecurity in northern...

Jul 15, 2017

3rd hanger for Tropic Air

Tropic Air’s 3rd hanger space is nearing completion. Modern, with new offices, this will give us the additional capacity that we need to expand our aircraft...

Jun 27, 2017