Maybe a pipe dream but I can’t think it’s impossible; what if IF were running on two devices, say a tablet and a phone, and one was doing the flying while the other displayed all the stats and/or a route map in a read-only mode?
Since they’re both logged into your account, in interface terms it’d be a simple matter of adding a new option in the launch menu that says ‘Flight in Progress’ which presumably IF could do seeing as they already know when two devices on the same account have flights going at once.
Possible use cases:
Live-streamed flights; using a SuperSource view on an ATEM switcher, one could use the external display in a lower third to display stats without obstructing the footage of the aircraft in flight.
Long-haul overnight flights; how many of us have our tablets at our bedside versus our phones? Better, by far, to leave the tablet charging on a cooling pad and be able to glance at the phone in the morning rather than panicking that you’ve missed your TOD!
Advanced stats; the status bar can be cumbersome to change in-flight. With this feature there would be a series of windows with stats grouped the same way as the existing status bar options
There might be other applications but those are what come to mind. I’d love to know people’s thoughts