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...

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

Abandoned Antonov

For the last 5 weeks we have been based in Dire Dawa, Eastern Ethiopia supporting efforts to control the devastating plagues of locusts that have invaded the Horn...

Nov 17, 2020

Wild Fires

Wild fires have decimated thousands of acres of savannah lands in the Chyulu Hills, Southern Kenya. Fire fighting efforts, driven by the Kenya Wildlife Service,...

Oct 1, 2020

Desert Locust Control

Northern Kenya is experiencing its worst locust invasion for 70 years, and second-generation breeding is underway with uncountable hopper bands forming.  Food...

Jun 8, 2020

Working with the Red Cross

Tropic Air helicopters supported a humanitarian mission to distribute household supplies to 200 families in Kajiado County, who had been marooned by the heavy...

May 20, 2020