Controllers use to have a giant compass in the background of their map. It was removed a few updates ago, not sure why. But as a pilot, I think it would be really cool for us to have this as well. Maybe add it as a toggle feature in the map. Countless reasons for it. To be able to see what degree the winds are blowing at after reading the METAR. Flying VFR you could see what degree you’re flying at and where it would take you. It would help with planning. It might even help with pilots taking off and requesting North, South, East & West. As a controller we sometimes get guys asking for departure to the North when they actually want to go West like their FP. We could even take this farther and have an N, S, E & W added to the compass in the HUD. But to have it in the map would be awesome.
I’m sure there’s a few more useful reasons that I’m not thinking of. So please add to it.