News Release

 November 10, 2004
Crowflight Receives MegaTEM Results on Thompson Nickel Belt Properties From Falconbridge

 TORONTO: Crowflight Minerals Inc. (TSX-V:CML):

- FALCONBRIDGE DRILLING AT BOWDEN DEPOSIT

- CONFERENCE CALL TO BE HELD AT 10:00 A.M. TODAY

Crowflight announces that its joint venture partner Falconbridge Limited ("Falconbridge") has delivered preliminary results of the airborne MegaTEM geophysical survey flown over the entire Crowflight - Falconbridge 190 km2 land package in the Thompson Nickel Belt, that includes the Bucko Deposit. The main objective of the deep penetrating geophysical survey was to define the potential for massive and/or stringer Nickel sulphides, similar to those at Inco's mines along the same belt. In addition, Falconbridge began drilling at the Bowden Deposit.

Inco, one of the World's largest Nickel companies, currently operates the Thompson and Birchtree mines with annual production of more than 100 million pounds of Nickel and has existing reserves of 34 million tonnes grading 2.19% Nickel and 0.15% Copper. The Thompson Nickel Belt has already yielded an estimated 4.5 billion pounds of Nickel.

Highlights from the MegaTEM survey include:
  • Linear and folded magnetic signatures extending for several kilometers in a north-northeast direction. The magnetic trends occur in areas known for rocks belonging to the Pipe Formation, which also hosts Inco's Thompson and Birchtree Nickel deposits. The survey shows more extensive magnetic trends similar to the magnetic signature of the Pipe Formation than previously recognized, increasing the potential for Thompson/Birchtree-style mineralization.
  • There are several discrete magnetic features, similar to those found over the Bowden and Bucko Deposits, consistent with ultramafic units. These features appear in association with the magnetic linears, consistent with Thompson/Birchtree-style signatures.
  • A number of new Electromagnetic (EM) anomalies overlap segments of magnetic linears and discrete magnetic features suggesting sulphide development.


A total of 25 new claims covering 5,700 hectares or 57 km2 (termed the Gonlin Property) were staked on ground to the southeast of, and contiguous to, the Bucko Deposit and Bowden Lake property, following the preliminary results from the MegaTEM survey.

"The Bucko-Bowden segment of the Thompson Nickel Belt has not been explored using new geophysical technologies, such as MegaTEM", stated Robin Adair, Exploration Manager, Nickel (North America), for Noranda/Falconbridge. "The MegaTEM survey outlined new and significant anomalies that at this early stage indicate a potential for Thompson/Birchtree-style sulphides. The plan is to follow up with ground geophysics and diamond drilling."

The entire property package under option by Crowflight now covers 250 km2 of prime Mining Leases and Claims located in the Wabowden segment of the Thompson Nickel Belt. Falconbridge spent more than C$15 million on these claims since the 1960's and intersected several Nickel-rich zones.

DRILLING BEGINS AT BOWDEN DEPOSIT
Diamond drilling at the Bowden Deposit, which began on November 3, 2004, will provide core for geotechnical and metallurgical test work. The one drill hole planned at this time is expected to be completed in 4 to 6 weeks, and it should intersect the central portion of the deposit. Drill hole statistics are:
Drill hole   Coordinates      Azimuth/Dip      Proposed        Target
Number                                           Length          Area
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BD-04-01      523355 E /    115 degrees /    850 meters    650 meters
               6086981 N       55 degrees
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Depending on the success of BD-04-01, there are provisions to add extra drill holes into the deposit. However, the main surface drill programs at the Bowden Deposit and the M11A Target, designed to explore for new higher grade resources, will begin early in 2005. Crowflight is also planning a similar series of geotechnical and metallurgical drill holes at the Bucko Deposit in the coming weeks. The Company will release information on the drilling as it becomes available.

REMINDER OF CROWFLIGHT CONFERENCE CALL TO BE HELD TODAY ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2004 at 10:00 a.m.
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                              CALL DETAILS

                 Date: Wednesday, November 10th, 2004
                        Time: 10:00 A.M. EDT

                Local callers:             416-695-5261
                North American callers:    1-800-769-8320
                International callers:     +1-416-695-5261
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Highlights of the conference call will be:
  • Introduction of the Company's new management team;
  • Update on the Activities at the Company's Bucko Project in Manitoba;
  • Update on Exploration in the Thompson Belt (to be provided by Falconbridge).
Robin Adair, Falconbridge Limited Exploration Manager, North America will be present on the call to provide an update on the Thompson Nickel Belt exploration program from Falconbridge's perspective.

An archive recording of the call will be available following completion of the call on the Crowflight website at www.crowflight.com.

A copy of the current corporate presentation can also be accessed on the Crowflight website.

Crowflight - The Base Metal Builder
Crowflight is a Canadian junior mining 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 422 km2 in Manitoba and Ontario. This includes the Bucko Deposit in Thompson, where the Company is conducting a feasibility study, and three highly prospective properties in a Joint Venture with Falconbridge Ltd around Bucko - the Bowden, Resting Lake and Halfway Lake Properties.

The Company also has several advanced projects in Sudbury, which include the AER Kidd Project adjacent to Inco's Totten Mine (10.1 million tonnes @ 1.5% Ni, 2% Cu, 4.8 g/t PGE's), Airport Property (a 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), Marble Mountain Option, Copenhagen Option, Mystery Offset Dyke Option and Peter's Roost.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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".

For further information:
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Stan Bharti
President and CEO
(416) 861-5876
 
 

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