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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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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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 remarkable leadership of Simon...

Dec 2, 2017

Heavy rains in Northern Kenya

Heavy rains in northern Kenya - and the landscape is transformed! Most spectacular images of the Suguta Valley flooded and the Baragoi River flowing! Thank you...

Dec 1, 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