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.

view all services

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.

request itinerary

What’s new

A designer in the making

A remote pastoralist community living on the summit of the Ndoto Mountains in northern Kenya, have welcomed the Tropic Air helicopters and our guests on...

Apr 15, 2023

Unique fund raising event

A bike race like no other - for all ages and abilities, racing down the slopes of Mount Kenya, from 10,000 feet to 4,000 feet raising money and awareness of...

Mar 10, 2023

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