James A. Collopy
James A. Collopy, District Superintendent for Civil Aviation, Salamaua, Territory of New Guinea, on 2 July 1937.
Collopy wrote a letter to the Secretary of the Civil Aviation Board on 28 August 1937 to report what he knew of Earhart and Noonan's time in Lae. "I was present during the whole of the time they were at Lae to assist them in any way I could. They arrived at Lae at 3 p.m. on 29th June, and left at 10 a.m. on 2nd July."