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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Flying Cameras

Flying the impressive  ‘Shotover K1’ Camera System - capturing breathtaking aerials of northern Kenya!This award winning camera is changing the world...

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This tiny baby elephant was abandoned by his herd, likely separated due to the heavy rains which have hit northern Kenya, and recharged the seasonal...

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Two innovators, two engineers at heart! Laikipia farmer George Gitie and driver Martin Waigwa for as long as they can remember have been creating mechanical...

Apr 20, 2018