Drones for Surveying

Find Drone Surveying Equipment at the 2022 Kuker-Ranken Roadshow

Microdrones is once again participating in this year’s Road Show with Kuker-Ranken throughout the Western US.

KukerRanken (KR) is proud to present the second annual KR Robotics (Drone) Roadshow where they’ll be showcasing their partners and solutions for robotic workflows.

Join the KR and Microdrones team as they tour the Western USA, featuring live flight and software demonstrations, tours in the mobile command center, presentations on UAS best practices, safety tips, and goodie bags await all who attend!

Is the Kuker-Ranken Roadshow coming to a city near you?

Along each stop, the KR team will present an in-classroom workshop showcasing a number of drone technologies, including hardware, software, accessories, and training. The presentation will include a high-level overview of workflows and how drone technology is changing the way the GIS industry is capturing data.

Then the event will move outdoors to experience the workflow in action. The KR team, along with participating vendors, will take attendees through each step of the process. LIVE. They'll showcase full turn-key solutions from the aircraft, accessories, and software for processing data.

Are they coming to YOUR town this fall?  Click your nearest location below and register to join the roadshow!

Seattle, WA: October 3

Tacoma/Fife, WA: October 5

Portland, OR: October 6

Bend, OR: October 8

Spokane, WA: October 10

Boise, ID: October 12

Idaho Falls, ID: October 14

Salt Lake City: October 17

Reno, NV: October 19

Sacramento, CA: October 21

Las Vegas, NV: October 25

Phoenix, AZ: October 27

St. George, UT: November 1

Fullerton, CA: November 3


Construction Professionals, Surveyors, Civil Engineers, Public Safety Officials, Architects, Inspectors, Scanning Professionals, Municipal Departments, and Parks & Rec departments will have the opportunity to showcase our partners and their solutions for robotic workflows.

The mdLiDAR1000HR flies above Las Vegas

“The 2022 Kuker Ranken Road Show is back by popular demand, with several new cities added to the tour,” said Douglas Spotted Eagle, Chief Revenue Officer at Kuker-Ranken. “We look forward to seeing you in your home area with the Kuker Ranken Mobile Command center visiting, demonstrating tools such as Leica Infinity, Cyclone 3DR, Pix4D, hardware from Leica Geosystems part of Hexagon, Microdrones, and several other solutions, bundles, and training offerings. This is your chance to fly various UAS, acquire datasets from a broad variety of UAS, see the solutions in real-time action, and meet with other UAS professionals in surveying, construction, engineering, and public safety.”

Aaron Beach, the Northwest sales manager for Microdrones will be available to talk about drone survey products from Microdrones including the GE industrial drone line and the Microdrones Expert Line. “Last year’s Roadshow was a big success,” said Beach. “So, with more locations and demonstrations in 2022, this is sure to be a bigger experience.  I look forward to connecting with everyone and showing them how our fully integrated systems can make their workflows more efficient.”

Kuker-Ranken Incorporated (KR) has been a provider of Architectural, Engineering, Construction, Survey Equipment and Supplies Since 1928. They are Authorized Dealers for numerous companies such as: Leica-Geosystems, Hewlett-Packard, Microdrones and more. They have a large inventory available for same or next day delivery as well as UPS for customers outside of our delivery area.

Known as a manufacturer of the Kuker-Ranken hand levels for contractors and surveyors, KR expanded into architectural and engineering supplies which included blueprinting. In 1978 KR added Wild survey instruments to our product line, currently known as Leica Geosystems.

Kuker-Ranken was purchased from the founder’s family in 1977 by Gary and Sandi Rousseau. Gary and Sandi successfully ran the business for 28 years and is now owned by Robert H. Lycke Jr, a longtime employee of KR who worked his way from being a shipping room clerk to owning the company.

KR’s employees across the West make up the KR (KukerRanken) family, and everyone is deeply focused on providing a white glove, gold-standard customer experience with every product. The team consists of industry subject matter experts in a variety of topics, all ready to assist whether it’s a software, hardware, workflow, or operational question.