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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Stunning Lake Turkana

Stunning Lake Turkana - the lifeblood in this extreme landscape - where fresh waters support a diversity of life and livelihoods. ‘The lake is super high at the...

Feb 27, 2021

WAJIR – a county of plentiful

Wajir is a remote town located in the far north eastern corner of Kenya, bordering Ethiopia and Somalia. Semi-desert with soaring day time temperatures and very...

Feb 3, 2021

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

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