I asked a similar question regarding pitching up however I wanted to get other pilots ideas on how they would go about this problem and what they would do in this situation… the pitching up looks pretty awful
Flaps can be deployed on all stages of the pattern, and especially if you are flying a RNAV STAR it will usually send you straight to a final without downwind or base legs, so you should deploy them a bit earlier.
You don’t have to necessary be flpas full all the time. Landing flap settings in a 744 is 25 or 30 so if the runway is long enough and the taxi way you want to vacate to is kinda far, you should use flap 25 like BA at EGLL.
And remember be fully configured before 3.5nm out!
Make sure your load is evenly spread out. I’ve seen many users ask why their plane was at an “angle” only to find out that all of their load was in either the back or the front, but be aware too of your flaps and speed, as well as trim.
In a 777 or a 747 if you are going too slow below Vref30+80kts (clean speed approx 220kts) you will have to extend flap to at least F1 or F5.
In the scenario you have above you are not yet at a stall but pretty close to it, certainly low energy flight.
Any turbulence or a rapid manoeuvre would bring on the stick shaker in real life! (and paperwork!)
So, in general, below 220 select f1 as you drop through 190kts take F5.
On an approach I generally aim to be 10nm from the field at the ILS or STAR altitude at 180kts Flap 5.