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...

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

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

#MOUNTKENYAONFIRE

24th February - 5th MarchBush fires have been raging on the eastern side of Mount Kenya. Thousands of hectares of moorland has been lost, and the threat to...

Mar 18, 2019

A tribute to Mario

Captain Mario Magonga, the pilot of the aircraft who tragically lost his life along with 4 American tourists, worked for Tropic Air from 2008 until 2015, during...

Mar 8, 2019