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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Baboon Rock – Laikipia

Supporting the British Army Training Units in Kenya (BATUK), we are lucky enough to land in some of the most inaccessible and remote places.  There are countless...

Feb 12, 2019

Moody Mount Kenya

Dramatic landscapes of Mount Kenya, taken out of the open doors of our chopper at daybreak, a little over a year ago, by film maker Ben Brown. Please visit...

Feb 4, 2019

#forpeaksake

For the second year Tropic Air is the Title Sponsor of the 10 to 4 Mountain Bike Challenge, in support of the conservation work of the Mount Kenya...

Jan 7, 2019