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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Fire fighting training

Fire fighting training at Borana Conservancy for our helicopter pilots. It takes a whole new set of skills to use the Bambi bucket - filling, flying and dumping...

Apr 12, 2019

Cyclone Idai | Mozambique

Sunday morning departure for Beira, Mozambique! Timmy and Cyprian are supporting the relief efforts in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai - tens of thousands of...

Apr 3, 2019

What it takes to be a commercial pilot

Thrilled to host the Switch TV media team at Tropic Air, making a mini-production for young aspiring pilots!  Who better than our Chief Pilot Iain Njiraini...

Mar 27, 2019