Ed McCaffery passed away September 24, 2017. He began association with Topcon as a long-time team member of Positioning Solutions Company in Chicago, now a Topcon Solutions Store. In 2015, Ed joined the Topcon GeoPositioning team as a regional sales manager focused on unmanned aerial solutions and was a pioneering contributor to the success of the technology today. Ray OConnor, president and CEO of Topcon Positioning Group, said, Ed embodied the spirit of friendship and camaraderie that became infectious to anyone who interacted with him. He had a vision and passion to lead the industry forward and Im honored to have known him. The obituary is available online.
LIDAR Magazine published an article about McCaffery’s use of a UAS for conservation efforts in Montana HERE