Wind forecast displays

Other than if there being lots of aircraft on live flying the same direction, you cannot get a sense for whether there is a headwind or tailwind before you fly. This can be a pain for fuel planning, especially during long-haul from Europe to the USA etc.

A feature showing wind forecasts would be very useful.

I see such a feature has not been set as a topic since March 2017, which thereafter IF has come a very long way.

We use this website to see what the winds aloft are doing so that we have an idea of what to expect once at cruise. You can change it from surface winds to Flight Level 450 winds.