Understable is a term that describes the overall flight pattern of golf discs, i.e. where they land compared to their starting point.

* Understable discs are the most beginner friendly.
* They turn in the direction of their spin during the initial stages of their flight when thrown flat, straight and with average power. Towards the end of their flight as they lose speed, all spinning discs tend to fall in the opposite direction of their spin, but not so much for understable discs. Therefore...
* RHBH (right handed back hand) throws will spin right and turn to the right. Opposite for lefties, i.e. LHBH (left hand back hand) throws will spin left and turn left.
* They turn in proportion to the speed of release. RHBH fast released discs fly in the direction of their spin longer and further before they eventually tail off to the left at the end of their flights, therefore ending much more to the right compared to their starting point. Slower released discs will not see much movement in the direction of their spin, fly rather straight and then quickly fall opposite the direction of their spin as they lose speed, i.e. ending less to the right compared to the starting point.
* Great for beginners but also used by pros and experienced players for various specialty shots.
* Easiest for new players to control.
* Provide the most distance for beginning disc golfers.
* Use them for anhyzer shots on a dogleg right or for roller shots.
* Generally not used in a headwind as they are too unpredictable.

This list of understable distance drivers can be sorted by Model (which is really Manufacturer), Price or Plastic which will arrange discs in groups that may help your search. Play around with it.

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Millennium Astra - Quantum Stardust

The Millennium Quantum Astra is an ultra long range driver - Long Drift - understable. This wide rim disc is an easy golf disc for beginners to throw. Experienced players will enjoy it as a great specialty driver or roller. B…

$13.95

Millennium Aries - Sirius

The Millennium Sirius Aries is a moderately high speed long range turn driver suitable for all skill levels. Beginners will find that it exhibits enough glide in order to increase their distances, and experienced players will…

$15.95

Millennium Aquarius - Standard

The Millennium Standard Aquarius is an understable distance driver that FLOATS IN WATER. It's made of an extra stiff yet grippy Millennium plastic in weights 156-158 grams. The Aquarius is a disc golf disc for all skill level…

$10.95

Lightning Slice #3 - Standard

The Lightning Slice #3 - Standard is a midrange driver. It is a verstile, understable disc that is great for a controlled turnover. It will hold a slice for 90% of its flight saving right handers on left handed holes and vice…

$8.50

Legacy Phenom - Icon

The Legacy Icon Phenom is an understable fairway driver. This driver has a lot of glide. The Icon Phenom has a slight turn in the beginning of its flight and more fade at the end causing it to have pinpoint accur…

$15.95

Legacy Nemesis - Icon

The Legacy Icon Nemesis is an understable distance driver.  Beginning players will love the ease of throwing it. The Icon Nemesis has a maximum amount of glide with a slight high speed turn and strong fin…

$15.95

Legacy Mongoose - Icon

The Legacy Icon Mongoose is a distance driver that is understable. Beginning players will love the ease of throwing it. Professionals will love the long turnover shots or epic rollers with pin point accuracy when they rip int…

$15.95

Legacy Cannon - Icon

The Legacy Icon Cannon is a distance driver. The Cannon is a less stable high speed driver compared to the Rampage. Super quick off the tee pad, it has a quick turn, tons of glide and a slow fade. Power throwers will be tu…

$15.95

Legacy Bandit - Icon

The Legacy Icon Bandit is an understable fairway driver. It is the easiest Legacy driver to learn. Beginning players will love the ease of throwing it. Experienced players will love the long turnover shots or epic rolle…

$15.95

Latitude Vision - Opto

The Latitude 64 Vision - Opto is a distance driver that was developed to suit beginner and amateur disc golf players. It has an understable flight path and good glide. It can also be used as a roller by more advanced players.…

$14.95

Latitude Vision - LE2 Test Run

The Latitude 64 LE2 Test Run Vision is a distance driver that was developed to suit beginner and amateur disc golf players. It has an understable flight path and good glide. It can also be used as a roller by more advanced pl…

$10.95

Latitude Vision - Gold

The Latitude 64 Vision - Gold is a distance driver that was developed to suit beginner and amateur disc golf players. It has an understable flight path and good glide. It can also be used as a roller by more advanced players.…

$16.95

Latitude Bolt - Opto and Opto Air

The Latitude 64 Opto and Opto Air Bolt is an understable distance driver. The flight of the Bolt is like an understable Halo. It goes very fast and has an understable flight path with good glide. It will fit the player that d…

$14.95

Latitude Bolt - Moonshine Opto Glow

The Latitude 64 Opto Moonshine Bolt is an understable distance driver. The flight of the Bolt is like an understable Halo. It goes very fast and has an understable flight path with good glide. It will fit the player that does…

$17.95

Latitude Bolt - Frost

The Latitude 64 Frost Bolt is an understable distance driver. The flight of the Bolt is like an understable Halo. It goes very fast and has an understable flight path with good glide. It will fit the player that does not have…

$14.95

Innova Wahoo - R-Pro Star Stamped

The Innova R-Pro Wahoo is an understable long range distance driver that floats!!! It is a fast disc with a lot of glide and great grip. It flies similar to the Dragon but with increased speed and range. The Wahoo will give y…

$18.00

Innova Wahoo - R-Pro

The Innova R-Pro Wahoo is an understable long range distance driver that floats!!! It is a fast disc with a lot of glide and great grip. It flies similar to the Dragon but with increased speed and range. The Wahoo will give y…

$11.95

Innova Vulcan - Star, Proto Star Stamped

The Innova Proto Star Stamped Vulcan is an understable distance driver that was designed with the less powerful disc golf players in mind. The Vulcan flies similarly to the Katana with less low speed fade. (The Katana is less…

$20.05

Innova Vulcan - Star

The Innova Star Vulcan is an understable distance driver that was designed with the less powerful disc golf players in mind. The Vulcan flies similarly to the Katana with less low speed fade. (The Katana is less understable o…

$15.95

Innova Vulcan - Pro

The Innova Pro Vulcan is an understable distance driver that was designed with the less powerful disc golf players in mind. The Vulcan flies similarly to the Katana with less low speed fade. (The Katana is less understable or…

$12.65

Innova Vulcan - GStar

The Innova GStar Vulcan is an understable distance driver that was designed with the less powerful disc golf players in mind. The Vulcan flies similarly to the Katana with less low speed fade. (The Katana is less understable …

$15.95

Innova Vulcan - Champion

The Innova Champion Vulcan is an understable distance driver that was designed with the less powerful disc golf players in mind. The Vulcan flies similarly to the Katana with less low speed fade. (The Katana is less understab…

$13.95

Innova Vulcan - Blizzard Champion

The Innova Blizzard Champion Vulcan is an understable distance driver that was designed with the less powerful disc golf players in mind. The Vulcan flies similarly to the Katana with less low speed fade. (The Katana is less …

$13.95

Innova Tern - StarLite

The Innova StarLite Tern is a distance driver that is slightly understable. The Tern has excellent speed and a flight path that maximizes glide over the entire flight. Similar to the Archon, the Tern is designed for long shap…

$15.95

Innova Tern - Star - Leatherman

Hannah Leatherman Star Tern The Tern is a favorite distance driver to many, due to its controlled turn and long distance. These particular Star Terns have been tailored to the specifications of Hannah Leatherman, and inclu…

$19.95