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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New Faces

New Faces!We are thrilled to introduce Tatiya and Angus!Tatiya Tukero Naikuni has joined Tropic Air Helicopters. He is a talented helicopter pilot, with...

Jun 4, 2019

Kidepo National Park – Uganda

A week by helicopter in UgandaFirst stop: 2 nights in Kidepo National Park, located in the north-eastern most corner of this most wonderful country in eastern...

May 22, 2019

The struggle to control mountain fires

The fires that raged in March and in April this year have destroyed hundreds of thousands of hectares of the moorlands on Mount Kenya.  In reality it could have...

May 7, 2019