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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Rare sighting of Swayne’s Hartebeest

Only two pockets of Swayne’s Hartebeest still live wild in their original territory. Established to protect this endemic and endangered species, this tiny 54km2...

Dec 2, 2019

Heavy rain in Northern Kenya

How quickly the landscape changes when it rains. This normally, semi-arid corner of Samburu is now under water! The runway at Sasaab is virtually an island - and...

Nov 20, 2019

Memories are made of moments like this!

Milestone for Binny Oldenburg as she completes her final flight as a commercial pilot. A lifetime spent flying, Binny’s career started in Tanzania as a bush...

Nov 14, 2019

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