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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What’s new

Ground to Air for Anti Poaching

Training with the rangers in the wilderness of Laikipia, familiarising in helicopter procedures including simple drills like approaching the heli, opening and...

Oct 29, 2022

Creating, sharing … our social media guru!

YOU have been asking 'Who creates Tropic Air's Social Media?' JOE MURIITHI, Nanyuki-born-and-raised professional mountaineer and adventure photographer, is...

Jul 13, 2022

Back in the air

After a 4 month stint in maintenance, our very original Cessna 182 - 5Y-BOW is back in action with a new engine from Skyways Texas! This is the 'work horse'...

Jun 21, 2022