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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30 Years Old! Happy birthday Tropic Air!

The year 2020 marked 30 years in operation! Tropic Air was established in 1990 by Jamie Roberts (photo below) - a young 20-something year old, with a flying...

Jan 11, 2021

Abandoned Antonov

For the last 5 weeks we have been based in Dire Dawa, Eastern Ethiopia supporting efforts to control the devastating plagues of locusts that have invaded the Horn...

Nov 17, 2020

Wild Fires

Wild fires have decimated thousands of acres of savannah lands in the Chyulu Hills, Southern Kenya. Fire fighting efforts, driven by the Kenya Wildlife Service,...

Oct 1, 2020

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