GAO’s Payload Drones, also known as cargo drones or delivery drones, are unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) specifically designed to transport payloads from one location to another. Unlike traditional drones used for aerial photography or surveillance, payload drones are optimized for carrying goods, equipment, or other items over short to medium distances. 

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GAOTek Classic Payload Drone with GPS

SKU: GAOTek-PD-177
The Classic  Payload Drone with GPS  has a 5.5-inch high-definition display and advanced features. The best drone for enjoying the flying experience.

GAOTek Delivery Drone With 4k Camera And GPS

SKU: GAOTek-PD-187
This drone offers Delivery UAV Drones Long Range With 4k Camera and GPS Long Range Payload with camera and high quality and reliable performance.

GAOTek Easy Operate Electrical Wire Drone

SKU: GAOTek-PD-227
electrical pull line UAV is mainly used for aerial work under complex terrain conditions.

GAOTek Electric Endurance Long Distance Cargo Delivery Drone

SKU: GAOTek-PD-212
This Cargo delivery Drone has image transmission distance of 6.21 mi (10 km), control distance of 6.21 mi (10 km) and 40 min of flight time.

GAOTek Fixed Wing Payload Surveillance Mapping VTOL Drone

SKU: GAOTek-PD-218
This Mapping VTOL Drone has Cruising Speed of 59.05 ft/s to 65.61 ft/s (18 m/s to 20m/s), wingspan of 85.03 in (216 cm) and 47.24 in (120 cm) fuselage.

GAOTek FPV Crossing Drone with Smart Flight Battery

SKU: GAOTek-PD-172
This FPV Crossing Drone with Smart Flight Battery  has body weight of about 1.75 lb (795 g) and camera with JPEG image format.

GAOTek long distance Delivery Payload drone

SKU: GAOTek-PD-185
This drone offers Wholesale Payload drone for long distance delivery heavy load UAV payload drone at highest quality and competitive prices.

GAOTek Long Distance Payload Cargo Quadcopter Drone

SKU: GAOTek-PD-215
This Payload Cargo Drone has image transmission distance of 3.72 mi (6 km) and flight speed of 0 ft/s to 32.8084 ft/s (0 m/s to 10 m/s).

GAOTek Long Flight Time Waterproof Delivery Drone

SKU: GAOTek-PD-230
This Waterproof Delivery Drone is used in agriculture has tank capacity of2.64 ga (10 L), 2 pcs of 6s battery and GPS with camera.

GAOTek Long Range Payload Delivery Frame

SKU: GAOTek-PD-217
This Payload Delivery Frame has flying speed of 22.63 ft/s (10 m/s), flight altitude of 1640.42 ft (500 m) and wheelbase of 62.77 in (162 cm).

GAOTek Mini Quadcopter Long Range Drone

SKU: GAOTek-PD-221
This Mini Quadcopter Long Range Drone has flight time of 12 min, charging time of 40 min and gesture to take photos.

GAOTek Original New Launched Agriculture Drone Sprayer

SKU: GAOTek-PD-184
This New Launched Agriculture Drone Sprayer has a diameter of 1 inch, a structural layout of 6-axis, and a maximum wheelbase of 2100 mm 

GAOTek Payload long range heavy lift drone

SKU: GAOTek-PD-188
This drone offers a wide range of Battery payload long range big drone transport for agriculture drone. Payload Long Range UAVs with top-notch quality.

GAOTek Professional Factory Agricultural Delivery Drones

SKU: GAOTek-PD-183
This drone offers Agricultural Delivery Drones Small at prices. these are designed to provide efficient delivery services for agricultural products.

GAOTek Remote Control Mini GPS Delivery Drone

SKU: GAOTek-PD-174
This customized Remote Control Mini GPS Delivery drone comes with high quality UAV Solution, Payload Cargo Small, 1080P HD Camera and more.

GAOTek Thermal Payloads Camera Drones

SKU: GAOTek-PD-216
This Thermal camera drone has flying altitude of 492.12 ft (150 m), image transmission distance of 328.08 ft (100 m) and 10 min to 15 min flight time.

GAOTek Uav Camera Discovery Drone Underwater Robot

SKU: GAOTek-PD-229
Overview Compact size & Operational ROV platform. High-Performance & Multi-Functional Underwater Productivity Tool, interface allows the efficient integration of a

GAOTek Underwater Drone Professional HD Camera

SKU: GAOTek-PD-222
This Underwater HD Camera Drone has depth rating of 328.1 ft (100 m), weight of 8.6 lb (3.9 kg) and 4k UHD camera system.

GAOTek Video Surveillance 3D Mapping Survey Drone

SKU: GAOTek-PD-179
This Payload UAV, a powerful and reliable drone with a maximum payload of 5kg. This UAV is designed for long-distance flight and APP Control.

GAOTek Waterproof Drone With 4K Transmission Camera

SKU: GAOTek-PD-226
In the autonomous personal AI camera mode, the AI algorithm and robotics technology capabilities enable to perform facial recognition, deep learning, and a tracking field of view up to 170°.

Key features of Payload Drones include: 

  • Payload Capacity: GAO Tek’s ability to carry a payload is fundamental. Payload drones are designed with specific weight capacities to accommodate various payloads, such as cameras, sensors, packages, or other equipment. 
  • Modular Design: GAO’s Many payload drones feature a modular design, allowing users to easily swap out payloads depending on the task at hand. This flexibility enables versatility across different applications. 
  • Stabilization Systems: GAO’S ensure that stable flight and accurate payload delivery, payload drones often incorporate advanced stabilization systems. These systems may include gyroscopes, accelerometers, and GPS for precise positioning. 
  • Long Battery Life or Power Supply:  GAO Tek Depending on the intended use, payload drones may require extended flight times. To support this, they often feature high-capacity batteries or alternative power sources, such as fuel cells or tethered power systems. 
  • Advanced Control Systems: GAO Tek’s Payload drones may utilize sophisticated control systems, including GPS navigation, waypoint navigation, and obstacle avoidance technology. These systems enhance autonomy and improve overall performance. 
  • Real-time Data Transmission: Our payload drones are equipped with systems for real-time data transmission, allowing operators to monitor and analyze data as it is collected. This feature is particularly useful for tasks such as aerial surveys, surveillance, or remote sensing. 
  • Safety Features: GAO Tek Safety is a priority for our payload drone operations. Features such as fail-safe mechanisms, return-to-home functions, and collision avoidance systems help mitigate risks and ensure safe operation, especially in complex or dynamic environments. 
  • Weather Resistance: Our Payload drones designed for outdoor use may incorporate weather-resistant features to withstand challenging environmental conditions, including rain, wind, and extreme temperatures. 
  • Customization Options: GAO Tek’s Manufacturers often provide customization options to tailor payload drones to specific applications or user requirements. This may include different payload mounting options, communication interfaces, or software integration capabilities. 
  • Regulatory Compliance: We are depending on the jurisdiction and intended use, payload drones may need to comply with various regulations and standards. Manufacturers may design drones with features to facilitate regulatory compliance, such as geofencing technology or remote identification systems. 


Depending on their functions and applications, Payload Drones may also be called Self-piloting UAVs, Intelligent Aerial Systems, Automated Flying Platforms, Smart Drones and Unmanned Autonomous Vehicles (UAVs). 


GAO’s Payload Drones are composed of the following components: 

  • Cargo drones 
  • Delivery drones 
  • Transport drones 
  • Freight drones 
  • Logistics drones 
  • Aerial delivery systems 
  • Package drones 
  • Parcel drones 
  • Payload carriers 
  • Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for payload delivery 


GAO Tek’s Payload Drones have the following functions:  

  • Aerial Photography and Videography: GAO Payload drones often carry high-resolution cameras and gimbals to capture aerial photographs and videos for various purposes such as filmmaking, surveillance, mapping, and monitoring. 
  • Remote Sensing: Ours payload drones equipped with sensors such as multispectral, thermal, LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), or hyperspectral sensors can be used for environmental monitoring, agriculture, urban planning, and disaster management. 
  • Delivery:  GAO Tek’s Payload drones can be used for delivering packages, medical supplies, or other payloads to remote or hard-to-reach areas, especially in emergency situations or for last-mile delivery. 
  • Surveillance and Security: Our Payload drones with advanced imaging systems, including night vision cameras and infrared sensors, are used for surveillance and security purposes by law enforcement agencies, our military, and private security firms. 
  • Search and Rescue:  GAO Tek Payload drones equipped with cameras, thermal imaging sensors, and even infrared sensors can assist in search and rescue operations by providing aerial reconnaissance and locating missing persons or survivors in disaster zones. 
  • Environmental Monitoring: GAO Payload drones can carry sensors to monitor air quality, water quality, pollution levels, and wildlife populations, providing valuable data for environmental research and conservation efforts. 
  • Infrastructure Inspection: GAO Tek’s Payload drones equipped with high-resolution cameras and sensors can inspect infrastructure such as bridges, power lines, pipelines, and buildings, detecting defects or damage without the need for manual inspection, which can be time-consuming and hazardous. 
  • Precision Agriculture: Our Payload drones equipped with specialized sensors can monitor crop health, soil conditions, and irrigation needs, allowing farmers to optimize their agricultural practices and improve crop yields. 
  • Scientific Research:  GAO Tek’s Payload drones are used by researchers in various scientific disciplines, including archaeology, geology, ecology, and meteorology, to collect data and conduct experiments in remote or inaccessible areas. 
  • Communication and Connectivity: GAO Payload drones equipped with communication relay payloads can provide temporary or emergency communication and internet connectivity in areas with limited or disrupted infrastructure. 


GAO Tek’s Payload Drones are rugged and versatile aerial platforms. They comply with applicable industry standards such as: 

  • ISO 21384-3:2014 - Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)  
  • ISO 22846-1:2013 - Unmanned aircraft systems  
  • ISO 23665:2014 - Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)  
  • ISO 16488:2012 - Unmanned aircraft systems  
  • ASTM F2910 - Standard specification for design and construction of a small, unmanned aircraft system (sUAS). 
  • RTCA DO-178C - Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification. 
  • RTCA DO-254 - Design Assurance Guidance for Airborne Electronic Hardware. 
  • ANSI/UL 3030 - Standard for Unmanned Aerial Systems. 
  • ASTM F3322 - Standard Specification for Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) Parachutes. 
  • IEEE 802.11 series - Standards for wireless LAN technology. 


Our Payload Drones help our customers comply with relevant U.S. government regulations such as: 

  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC) 
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 
  • Department of Commerce (DOC) 
  • Department of Défense (DoD) 
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) 
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 


Our Payload Drones help our clients in complying with relevant Canadian government regulations such as: 

  • Transportation Regulations 
  • Import/Export Regulations 
  • Environmental Regulations 
  • Safety Regulations 
  • Space Regulations 
  • Radiofrequency Regulations 


Our Payload Drones are also called Self-piloting UAVs, Intelligent Aerial Systems, Automated Flying Platforms, Smart Drones, Unmanned Autonomous Vehicles (UAVs) payload drones have the following applications: 

  • Logistics and Delivery: GAO Tek Payload drones are transforming the logistics and delivery landscape by offering faster, more cost-effective, and environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional transportation methods. Companies like Amazon and UPS are exploring drone delivery services to expedite last-mile deliveries in urban areas, reaching remote locations, and delivering medical supplies during emergencies. 
  • Agriculture: In agriculture, our payload drones are utilized for precision farming practices. Equipped with sensors and cameras, these drones can monitor crop health, detect pests and diseases, and even spray fertilizers or pesticides with pinpoint accuracy. They help optimize crop yields, reduce manual labor, and minimize the use of chemicals, thereby promoting sustainable farming practices. 
  • Construction and Infrastructure: GAO Tek Payload drones play a crucial role in the construction and infrastructure sectors by facilitating site surveying, mapping, and inspection tasks. They can efficiently capture aerial images and data to monitor progress, identify potential safety hazards, and conduct structural inspections of bridges, buildings, and pipelines. This enhances project management efficiency, reduces costs, and improves overall safety standards. 
  • Search and Rescue Operations: Ours emergency situations such as natural disasters or search and rescue operations, our payload drones equipped with thermal imaging cameras, sensors, and GPS capabilities can aid first responders in locating missing persons, assessing damage, and delivering essential supplies to affected areas. These drones can access remote or hazardous locations that are difficult for humans to reach, thereby expediting rescue efforts and potentially saving lives. 
  • Environmental Conservation: GAO Payload drones are increasingly used in environmental conservation efforts to monitor wildlife, track illegal activities such as poaching and deforestation, and assess the health of ecosystems. We provide researchers and conservationists with valuable data for wildlife management, habitat restoration, and biodiversity conservation initiatives. 
  • Film Production and Photography: In the entertainment industry, GAO Tek’s payload drones have become indispensable tools for capturing breathtaking aerial shots and footage for films, commercials, and documentaries. Their ability to maneuver in tight spaces and capture unique perspectives has revolutionized cinematography, offering filmmakers creative freedom and cost-effective alternatives to traditional aerial filming methods. 
  • Medical Supply Delivery: Particularly in remote or hard-to-reach areas, our payload drones are being utilized for the delivery of medical supplies such as vaccines, blood samples, and emergency medications. They can overcome geographical barriers and transportation challenges, ensuring timely and efficient healthcare delivery, especially in emergencies or disaster relief operations.
  • Surveying and Mapping: GAO Tek’s Payload drones equipped with high-resolution cameras, LiDAR sensors, and GPS technology are employed for land surveying, mapping, and urban planning purposes. We can quickly and accurately gather data on terrain, infrastructure, and vegetation cover, facilitating informed decision-making processes for urban development projects, land management, and natural resource planning. 


More detailed information on such applications in various industries can be found on drones use by industry 

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Our Payload Drones can be shipped overnight within the continental U.S. and Canada from a nearby warehouse in U.S. or Canada and can also be shipped globally. 


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