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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#MOUNTKENYAONFIRE

24th February - 5th MarchBush fires have been raging on the eastern side of Mount Kenya. Thousands of hectares of moorland has been lost, and the threat to...

Mar 18, 2019

A tribute to Mario

Captain Mario Magonga, the pilot of the aircraft who tragically lost his life along with 4 American tourists, worked for Tropic Air from 2008 until 2015, during...

Mar 8, 2019

Altitude, endurance and fun!

Very proud of our Tropic Air team who competed in the 'rush' race of the 10to4 - 60km over some tough terrain, at altitude!  All 7 riders finished strong, with...

Feb 21, 2019