News Release

 February 15, 2005
Crowflight Appoints Paul Keller as Chief Operating Officer

 TORONTO, ONTARIO: CROWFLIGHT MINERALS INC. (TSX VENTURE:CML) has appointed Mr. Paul Keller, P. Eng., as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Keller's primary responsibility will be to oversee the feasibility and construction of the Bucko Mine.

A graduate of Laurentian University in Engineering and Mining, Mr. Keller has held a number of operations, engineering and senior management leadership positions throughout his 22 year career with large mining organizations including Rio Algom, Homestake, Barrick and Teck-Cominco. Most recently he was Manager, Underground Operations for the Williams Mine, Hemlo, managing mine and maintenance activities for the 5,500 tonne per day underground gold operation. He has recognized successes in operations management, process improvement, strategic planning, team building and loss prevention.

"Paul's operating and management experience will be key to advancing Bucko through to production," stated Mr. Stan Bharti, Crowflight's President and CEO. "Based at the site, Paul will become the key senior executive to ensure that all aspects of the feasibility, construction and eventual production are coordinated and managed for maximum shareholder value. Paul adds significant operational depth to the Crowflight team."

Crowflight - The Base Metal Builder
Crowflight is a Canadian mining and exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange focused on Nickel, Copper and Platinum Group Minerals exploration in the Thompson Nickel Belt and Sudbury Basin. The company currently owns and/or has under option more than 672 km2 in Manitoba and Ontario. This includes the Bucko Deposit in Thompson, where the Company is conducting a feasibility study, and ten highly prospective properties in a partnership with Falconbridge - four around Bucko (Bowden Lake, Resting Lake, Halfway Lake and Gonlin Lake), and six located 100 kilometers to the north on the TNB Thompson North Project (Burntwood River, Birchtree South, Birchtree North, Airport, Moak Lake and Strong Lake).

The Company also has several advanced projects in Sudbury, which include the AER Kidd Project adjacent to Inco's Totten Deposit (10.1 million tonnes @ 1.5% Ni, 2% Cu, 4.8 g/t PGE's), Airport Property (a 50/50 joint venture with Millstream Mines Ltd.) located 4 km on-strike with Falconbridge's Nickel Rim South Deposit (13.2 million tonnes @ 3.5% Cu, 1.7% Ni, 0.8 g/t Au, 4.1 g/t PGE's), Mystery Offset Dyke Option and Peter's Roost.

Statements in this release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Readers are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and that actual developments or results may vary materially from those in these "forward-looking statements" .The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Stan Bharti
President and CEO

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